• AFS Design - Airbus A380 v3 for FS2004

    AFS Design - Airbus A380 v3 for FS2004

    AFS-Design brings a excellent rendition of Airbus A380 Family. The Airbus A380 is a doubledecker, four-engined airliner manufactured by Airbus S.A.S. It first flew on April 27, 2005 from Toulouse, France. Commercial flights should begin in 2006 after 15 months of testing. During much of ist development, the aircraft was known as the Airbus A3XX. The A380 is now the largest passenger airliner, topping the Boeing 747, which was the largest for 35 years. However, the Antonov An-225 retains the record of being the world's largest commercial aircraft.

    The media has termed the A380 a "superjumbo", with some comparing it to Howard Hughes's Spruce Goose. The first A380 prototype was unveiled during a ceremony in Toulouse, France, on January 18, 2005. Its manufacturer's serial number is 001, and is registered as F-WWOW. The new Airbus will initially be sold in two versions: the A380-800, carrying 555 passengers in a three-class configuration or up to 800 passengers in a single-class economy configuration. Expected range for the -800 model is 8,000 nautical miles (14,800 km). The second model, the A380-800F dedicated freighter, will carry 150 tons of cargo 5,600 miles (10,400 km). Airbus made the cockpit layout, procedures and handling characteristics similar to those of other Airbus aircraft to reduce crew training costs. Likewise, the A380 features a glass cockpit and side-stick flight controller.

    AFS Design - Airbus A380 v3 for FS2004

    New In Airbus A380 Familie V3

    • Nav set switches
    • Repaints: China Southern Airlines, Air Canada, KLM
    • 3D elements in the virtual cockpit:
    • Window frame, pilot seats
    • Use 3D switch
    • Gauges: Radar Height, Seatbelt, No Smoke
    • Light switches
    • MFD's now very easy to read
    • Flaps
    • Flight dynamic with stall limit
    • Trim features
    • Texture improvements
    • Sound

    AFS Design - Airbus A380 v3 for FS2004

    Contains The Following Models

    • Airbus A380
    • Airbus A380F
    • Also includes the Airbus A380 cabin interior model


    • Industrie house Airbus A380 A380F
    • FedEX Airbus A380F
    • UPS Airbus A380F
    • Lufthansa Airbus A380 A380F
    • Qantas Airbus A380 A380F
    • Emirates Airline Airbus A380 A380F
    • Emirates, Airbus A380 A380F
    • Air France, Airbus A380 A380F
    • Virgin Atlantic Airbus A380 A380F
    • Korean Air, Airbus A380
    • Malaysia, Airbus A380
    • Quatar Airways, Airbus A380 A380F
    • Thai Thailand, Airbus A380
    • Singapore Airlines Airbus A380
    • QANTAS Airbus A380 A380F
    • China Airlines Airbus A380
    • KLM Airbus A380
    • Air Canada Airbus A380
    • as well as
    • Ground paint Airbus A380 A380F
    • Repaint Texture Airbus A380 A380F

    AFS Design - Airbus A380 v3 for FS2004 - cockpit

    Cockpit Features

    • 2 Primary Flight Displays and 2 Multi-function Displays
    • 2 switchable EICAS Displays
    • EICAS Displays: FUEL, ENGINE, DOORs, MAP
    • Center console with FMC, radio controls with transponders, trim wheel, throttle and engine control
    • Upper panel with about 100 real deposited switches
    • "Seatbelt" and "no-Smoking" sign with acoustic sound
    • Autopilot features: ILS, FD, ALT, VS, HDG, NAV, SPeeD, Mach, Loc, Autothrottle/ Master, QNH
    • 2D-Panel in the resolution 1280x720 px / 3D-Panel with high-resolution 1024x1024 px textures

    FMC (Flight Managment Computer)

    • New FMC for the Airbus A330 Family
    • 15 differents menus
    • Gauge of miscellaneous flight parameters
    • Use of flight plan
    • Calculation of courses analogical wind, highlevel and aerodrome of destination
    • Follow of waypoints
    • Course gauge and autopilot control

    Other Features

    • All models are for the Microsoft Flight Simulator FS2004 and FSX
    • Detailed external and internal model including Virtual Cockpit with a friendly co pilot
    • Animations in the external model: flaps, slats, spoilers, three cabin doors and two hatches, animate gear
    • Extensive lighting effects of windows and exterior lighting
    • Exterior lighting: Beacon-, Strobes-, Nav-, Landingand TaxiLights
    • Virtual Cockpit: panel light, window reflections, highly detailed, including avionics for radio navigation
    • Panel with FMC ( Flight Managment Computer ) and GPS ( Global Positioning System )
    • Engine thrust reverser including animation and realistic flight dynamics
    • All models with ATC-ID sign in the cockpit and exterior models.
    • New textures (1024*1024) with specular shine, night lighting and Alpha technology
    • Record sound of original Rolls Royce TRENT 900 engines


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    1. sith's Avatar
      sith -
      I'm very happy there are still developers who are working on FS2004... the bad part is that they are offering only low realism and LITE products like AFS Design.
    1. Nikoniko's Avatar
      Nikoniko -
      Very low quality:
      1) Final approach with full flaps @ 120 knots and the noze is completely down!
      2) Bad balance of the plane which suddently oscillates (pitch) when the fuel is low (at high altitudes).
      3) In the 2D cockipt, we can sometimes see textures of other planes in vertical position!

      I bought it and I regret it.
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