• Review: Alabeo - PA22 Tri Pacer for X-Plane

    PA-22 Tri-Pacer

    Publisher: Alabeo

    Review Author:
    Paul Mort

    Suggested Price:
    $24.95

    Buy Here

    Alabeo - Piper PA22 Tri-Pacer for X-Plane

    In this aircraft review, I'll be taking a look at the new kid on the block from Alabeo: the PA-22 Tri-Pacer.

    Aircraft History

    The PA-20 Pacer and PA-22 Tri-Pacer are a family of four-place, strut braced, high-wing light aircraft that were built by Piper Aircraft in the post-World War II period. The Piper PA-20 Pacer was originally designed as a tailwheel aircraft and thus had somewhat limited forward visibility on the ground and more demanding ground-handling characteristics. To help introduce more pilots to easier, safer flying, from February 1951, Piper introduced the PA-22 Tri-Pacer with a nosewheel instead of the tailwheel landing gear.

    Both the Pacer and the Tri-Pacer belong to a sub-group of Piper aircraft called "Short Wing Pipers." Additionally, the Tri-Pacer offered higher-powered engine options in the form of 150 hp (112 kW) and 160 HP (120 kW) engines, whereas the largest engine available on the original Pacer was a 135 hp (100 kW) unit.

    Over 8000 Tri-Pacers were produced between 1953 and 1960 when production ended, with over 2000 still registered with the FAA in 2006.

    --Wikipedia

    Alabeo's Tri-Pacer

    Alabeo, renowned for producing high quality aircraft models, have now (luckily for us) recreated this wonderful 1950's aviation icon for us to enjoy in X-Plane. So with that said, let us begin the review...


    2 Comments
    1. SkipFerg's Avatar
      SkipFerg -
      I did a restart and all is good! No problems at all - great plane.
    1. SkipFerg's Avatar
      SkipFerg -
      Just restarted X-Plane and everything is fine!
  • Recent Forum Activity

    dogdish

    What would be a reason you would NOT get FS2020?

    Thread Starter: dogdish

    I'm willing to get Windows 10 (on a separate bootdrive, long live Windows 7!) to use it, however if... I can't use it off-line in some manner,...

    Last Post By: W33 Today, 06:40 AM Go to last post
    reaper95

    Ukmil gazelle AH1

    Thread Starter: reaper95

    Ive downloaded the ukmil gazelle for fsx and its a brilliant helicopter but it seems to always want to yaw to the left which is hard to counteract...

    Last Post By: jorgen.s.andersen Today, 05:42 AM Go to last post
    HoratioWondersocks

    Add on dynamic scenery

    Thread Starter: HoratioWondersocks

    Hello All Does ADS control such things as the aurora ,firework displays (At Las Vegas)etc. I checked this option in Display settings, but have as...

    Last Post By: HoratioWondersocks Today, 12:51 AM Go to last post
    crowdriver

    fsx dvd version purchase or sale: registration

    Thread Starter: crowdriver

    Hello, For anyone buying or selling a used copy of the Gold version of FSX on DVD: how does the buyer and/or seller make sure the new owner will be...

    Last Post By: UPHILL3 Today, 12:50 AM Go to last post