• Review: Flysimware - Mosquito XE3

    Technical support is provided through an email form on the Flysimware website. Clear and useful responses are usually received within a day or so. Readers with technical questions not answered in this review should inquire of Flysimware because they are best able to answer such questions.

    Technical Features

    Simulator Version

    FSX SP2
    P3D

    Operating System

    Win Vista or Better

    Disk Space

    141 MB

    Special Settings

    DX 10 Preview

    Frame Rates

    Good

    Tech Support

    Email Form

    Simulating the Mosquito XE3

    This home-built rotorcraft is designed and certified for recreational flying and nothing else. It's too small to carry passengers or cargo, and its fuel supply enables short distances and durations. It is not equiped for night or IMC operations. But flying it visually is all the fun the designers intended. It's particularly good for low-level sightseeing and short hops from one airfield to another.

    More Information

    Information about the real-world Mosquito XE3 can be found at Internet sites such as Mosquito Aviation and YouTube.

    Real-world Mosquito XE3 Real-world Mosquito XE3
    Mosquito Aviation Ltd

    The Developer

    Flysimware specializes in making tools, missions, trains, aircraft and helicopters for FS2004, FSX and Prepar3D. Examples include the Super Huey X, Cessna 402C Business Liner, and Bell 47G & Sioux H-13. I reviewed Flysimware's Velocity XL RG in August 2014. A complete list of Flysimware's products can be found at the Flight Sim Pilot Shop.

    Purchase Features

    Delivery Method

    Download and/or disk

    Installation Program

    Yes

    Password

    Yes

    Copyright Acknowledgment

    Yes

    Documents Included

    Manual

    Uninstall Program

    Yes

    Price

    $19.99 US

    Summary

    Flysimware's Mosquito XE3 is an accurate rendition of this light general-aviation aircraft for short-term recreational flying. All appearances and details inside and outside are accurate and detailed. Flight modeling and sounds seem realistic for this type of aircraft. It has the usual Flysimware bones-animated pilot. Downloading and installing are easy and quick.

    Flysimware - Mosquito XE3

    Bill Stack
    Contact

    Learn more about the Mosquito XE3 for FSX and P3D from Flysimware.

    Bill Stack is author of several books about flight simulation, a regular author in flight-sim magazines, and a regular contributor to Flight Sim Com. His website is www.topskills.com/flitsim.htm.


    4 Comments
    1. signon's Avatar
      signon -
      It's a great helicopter. If you know how to fly helicopters in flight sim you should have no problem flying this one.
    1. yehyel's Avatar
      yehyel -
      Quote Originally Posted by signon View Post
      It's a great helicopter. If you know how to fly helicopters in flight sim you should have no problem flying this one.
      OK, No problem, But certainly you can fly without GPS, without artificial horizon, but who has the courage to fly without a compass?
    1. yehyel's Avatar
      yehyel -
      Certainly you can fly without GPS, no artificial horizon, but who has the courage to fly without a compass?
    1. deliveryguy1970's Avatar
      deliveryguy1970 -
      I never did see a compass in my sample pictures. I will have to look at more samples for the next release!
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