Tornado GR1 [Download]

March 17, 2018 - Comment

This simulation is based on one of the most distinguished Tornado GR1s to have served with the Royal Air Force – ZA465 ‘Foxy Killer’. Having flown the most sorties of any of the Tornado fleet in the Gulf War, it was then assigned to the famous 617 ‘Dambusters’ squadron before being preserved for posterity by

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This simulation is based on one of the most distinguished Tornado GR1s to have served with the Royal Air Force – ZA465 ‘Foxy Killer’. Having flown the most sorties of any of the Tornado fleet in the Gulf War, it was then assigned to the famous 617 ‘Dambusters’ squadron before being preserved for posterity by the Imperial War Museum Duxford.
The Tornado GR1 is a tandem (twin seat) multi-role combat aircraft. Its primary role is high speed, low level ground attack, but it is also capable of long range, high altitude interception and ground attack. It can carry out these roles in any weather using a wide range of weapons, external stores and sensors, including a terrain following radar. The Tornado is fitted with cantilever shoulder wings with variable sweepback between 25° and 67°. Forward wing sweep provides take-off and landing capabilities at low speeds. For all other stages of flight the wings are manually swept in accordance with the desired Mach number and mission phase, thus providing the aircraft with a highly versatile operating envelope.

Following on from their award winning Canberra PR9 and L-1011 Tristar, this highly detailed simulation of the Panavia Tornado GR1 was developed by Just Flight’s in-house development  team following comprehensive, hands-on research with the real-life ZA465 ‘Foxy Killer’ located at Imperial War Museum Duxford.

MODEL

Add-on includes additional IDS external modelAccurately modelled using real-world aircraft plansNumerous animations including canopy, crew ladder, ground power unit, APU door, flags and coversAccurately animated control surfaces including tailerons, flaps, slats, spoilers and airbrakesAnimated crew with visors and masks2048 x 2048 textures are used to produce the highest possible texture clarityBump and specular mapping use throughout the aircraft to produce a truly 3D feelSignature wing sweep faithfully modelled and animated using real-world extension/retraction timesAnimated reverse buckets, in-flight refuelling probe and arrestor hookAuthentic GR1 payload with the option to cycle between different payload configurations:
 – Mk.13/114 GP Bomb
 – BL-755 Cluster Bomb
 – JP233
 – CPU-123/B LGB
 – Sea Eagle
 – 1500L Fuel Tank
 – 2250L ‘Hindenburg’ Fuel Tank (with authentic wing sweep limit)
 – AIM-9L/M
 – BOZ-107
 – Skyshadow ECM
COCKPIT

A truly 3D virtual cockpit right down to the cables and piping – every instrument is constructed fully in 3D with smooth animationsPilot and navigator positions includedCockpit textures feature wear and tear based on reference photos taken in the real aircraft to produce an authentic environmentHighly detailed ejection seatRealistic heads-up display (HUD)Functional terrain-following radar (TFR) including e-scope, radar warning receiver (RWR) and mapAuthentic autopilot with track, heading, altitude and speed hold modesFunctional CSAS and SPILS systemsBuilt-in test equipment (BITE) for a variety of systemsFunctioning oxygen regulator system with realistic consumption based on altitude – watch the oxygen quantity drop with usage!Interactive checklists for every stage of the flightRealistic V/UHF, TACAN and ILS radio units – save and recall commonly used frequenciesAircraft configuration system that will allow you to choose between ‘cold & dark’, or ready for take-offAuthentic night-lighting with independently controlled circuitsAccurately modelled and animated canopy with handles and strut, functioning jack release and jettisonFully functioning magnetic indicators, warning lights and push-to-test buttonsNumerous 2D pop-up panels are included to provide easy access to cockpit controls and instruments, all accessible from an unobtrusive panel selectorFunctioning navigator displays – view information regarding flight plans and the active route, and configure fuel, payload and in-flight refuellingNo detail is too small – even the option to switch between day and night modes on the landing gear indicator is included!
LIVERIES

24 authentic colour schemes are included:

Royal Air Force – MRCARoyal Air Force – Boscombe DownRoyal Air Force – Gulf War scheme (MiG Eater)Royal Air Force – 617 SquadronRoyal Air Force – 12 SquadronRoyal Air Force – 16 Squadron, 75th AnniversaryRoyal Air Force – 14 Squadron, 75th AnniversaryRoyal Air Force – 45 Squadron / TWCURoyal Air Force – 31 Squadron 7th AnniversaryRoyal Air Force – 15 Squadron 75th AnniversaryRoyal Saudi Air Force – 7 SquadronGerman Air Force – Early DevelopmentGerman Air Force – JBG-33German Air Force – JBG-31German Air Force – AG51, Tiger MeetGerman Navy – New schemeGerman Navy – Early schemeGerman Navy – 2002 Display ColoursGerman Navy – 90th Anniversary of Naval AviationItalian Air Force – MM55011, 50th Anniversary of the AMI schemeItalian Air Force – Gulf War schemeItalian Air Force – Early schemeItalian Air Force – 155 Gruppo Tiger Meet 2002Italian Air Force – 102 Gruppo 60th Anniversary

AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS

Realistic secondary flight control system, including variable wing sweep, flaps, slats, lift-dump system and airbrakes that automatically vary position depending on airspeedFunctioning manoeuvre flap systemCustom-coded fuel system – front, rear, wing and external tanks are all simulated with functioning in-flight refuelling, transfer and dump systemsCustom-coded hydraulics system with independent supply from each engine pump, functioning isolation valves and accumulatorsCustom-coded electrical system with engine-driven generators, AC and DC systems, busbars and external powerFunctioning auxiliary power unit (APU) and emergency power supply (EPS) systemsRealistic cross-drive system, allowing for the engine driven gearboxes to be interconnected in the event of emergencies or for single engine operationsFunctional fire detection and extinguisher systemVariable nose-wheel steering sensitivityRealistic warning system (CWP and attention getters)Authentic throttle functionality with rocking throttle levers for preselecting the lift-dump and reverse thrust systems, and taxi nozzle for limiting power during taxiingVariable position canopyEmergency braking, landing gear and canopy systemsFunctional environmental control system, including a cabin altitude schedule based on real world data
OTHER FEATURES

Realistic and accurate flight dynamics based on real-world performance and handling data, and input from Tornado aircrewAuthentic sound-set, developed by Turbine Sound Studios (TSS)Flight monitoring system that will give the ability to review parameters from your flight including G-Force, fuel consumption, distance travelled and speedComprehensive PDF manual with panel guide and performance dataRealistic lighting and effects system
MANUALS

The manuals are included with the software, but if you’d like to take a look at them, click on the links below:

PC Minimum System Requirements:PC Recommended System Requirements:Processor:   Intel i5 3.2GHz or similarRAM:   4 GBHard Disk:   3.5 GBVideo Card:   1 GB VRAMSupported OS:   Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XPAdditional Requirements:   Requires Flight Simulator X (Acceleration or Gold Edition required), FSX: Steam Edition or Prepar3D v1/v2/v3.

Product Features

  • Tornado GR1 has been modelled to an exceptional level of detail. Both the pilot and navigator positions are included and the aircraft features a truly 3D virtual cockpit with smoothly animated 3D instruments, realistic HUD, 24 paint schemes and functional terrain-following radar.
  • Custom-coded features include electrical, hydraulic and fuel systems, CSAS, SPILS and built-in test equipment (BITE). With interactive checklists, an authentic sound set, 2048 x 2048 textures and accurate flight dynamics, this is the ultimate Tornado experience!