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Mostly Positive (10) - 70% of the 10 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Dec 15, 2016
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This content requires the base game Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Steam Edition on Steam in order to play.

Buy FSX Steam Edition: B-47 Stratojet™ Add-On

 

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The Boeing B-47™ was the first swept-wing multi-engine bomber in service with the USAF. It was truly a quantum leap in aviation history, and is the forerunner of numerous jet aircraft types in service today. As early as 1943, Boeing™ engineers had envisaged a jet bomber, but were unable to overcome issues with the straight wings of the day. However, Boeing aero-engineer George Schairer uncovered some secret wind-tunnel data on swept-wing jet airplanes. He sent the information back to the United States, where engineers then used the Boeing High-Speed Wind Tunnel to develop the XB-47™, which featured swept-back wings. The B-47™ broke a number of records and proved to be a great strategic deterrent during the Cold War era. The B-47E™ is an advanced version of the original XB-47, with much more powerful J-47™ engines. A grand total of 2,032 of these aircraft were built, with the last one rolling out in 1956.

Features:

  • One model with three options - with aux. tanks, without aux. tanks and with RATO bottles
  • High-detail reflective bare-metal texture set (.psd source files provided for repainters)
  • RATO bottle pack with unique RATO flight model and custom white smoke effect
  • Water injection thick black smoke effect on take-off (white on RATO model)
  • Many mousable switches in V-C (lights, starters, shutdowns etc.)
  • Highly detailed and authentic 2D panel, xml gauges, fully mousable, with custom pop-ups for AP and radios
  • Pop-up Fuel Panel included, based on real B-47 fuel management panel. Gauges and switches work
  • Authentic flight model with checklist (RATO version has own flight model)
  • Illustrated reference file with explanations of the various functions
  • Animated canopy and crew entry with ladder (shift-e)
  • Animated RATO pack jettison (uses visor command)
  • Animated bomb bay doors and deflectors (uses spoiler command)
  • Simulated B-47 soundset included

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows® XP Service Pack 2 or later
    • Processor: 2.0 Ghz or higher (single core)
    • Memory: 2 MB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX®9 compliant video card or greater, 256 MB video RAM or higher, Shader Model 1.1 or higher (Laptop versions of these chipsets may work but are not supported. Updates to your video and sound card drivers may be required)
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Sound Card: Direct X 9.0c compatible
    • Additional Notes: Broadband internet connection required for multiplayer features

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