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SibWings Release Their An-2

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Sure looks nice.... might be a tough one to resist.  This month is looking like it may be hard on the wallet. Again.

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I'll never call the PC-6 ugly again. This thing looks like someone took a tractor and stuck wings on it.

 

I love it.

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It looks really nice. I will wait for a few months to see how it works out for people...

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Downloading now. What were we saying about some developers keeping schtum? I was beginning to think they'd all be dragged off to the Gulag! :lol:

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Downloading, finally something really interesting! :) I think I will start flying around Cuba again, Russian made birds fit it perfectly. 

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They do a great job with the wear and tear look. Now, if we could get Carenado to buy into providing just a little bit of the worn look, I believe it would really add to the value.

 

Bob

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Ok just did some first testing with it, sure it's just pure bargain, so low price yet stunning graphical beauty, sounds and everything... Seems to fly quite nicely too, didn't really have time to test proper startup procedures yet. 

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So far all I can say is wow and this will be one of my all time favorite planes to fly.  The beast handles great. I haven't had time for a proper test yet. So many working switches and knobs its a bit overwhelming yet a forgiving plane.

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€16.00 thats crazy!

 

One of my favorite planes, will have to get this.

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Sibwings are right up there with A2A for detail, and this one could only be better if it were a Douglas DC-3.............  :lol:

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€16.00!!!!

 

Sorry just can't believe it.

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Sure looks nice and is definitely different, great price also. Can someone who has purchased relate their experience activating this. In other words do they still use that somewhat over complicated (IMHO) system?

 

Thanks

Steve

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I haven't found a single bug.  There is a slight learning curve however the plane is forgiving and a joy to fly.  Graphics are great. Documentation is great.

 

The plane is so stable and easy to fly it almost seems wrong.
 

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In the screenshots it looks like the cockpit has the steam gauges themselves in Russian but a lot of switches (e.g. lights) in English. I assume this is because it's modeled after a particular plane that was set up that way in the cockpit. Can anyone confirm if that's how it's set up or if there's an option to switch the whole thing to Russian (that's right, this is not one of those "can I have the whole thing in English please" questions  :P)?

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It's a lot simpler this time round Steve.

Great, thanks Ron. I put off buying the Bird Dog for the longest because of that, but finally caved.  Is it an online or just a key?

 

Thanks again

Steve

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I've been admiring this plane for a long time. May have to buy this one. Looks awesome!!

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Well it's definitely fun! Just a pain to get used to. Took me 3 times to get through the checklist without the battery dying, and even then, I set fire to my engine twice! Looks great, sounds amazing, frames are good, and the documentation that SibWings provides is quite good. Best 16 euro I've ever spent!

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Wow! Now I wonder if the FDE is up to those of the best GAs out there. It looks fantastic

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Interesting that the manual (page 7) recommends trying DX10 preview with this one.

Even has a link to the AVSIM DX10 forum.

 

Anyone tried it in P3D?

 

gb.

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Sibwings won me over with their Bird Dog.  I just had to pick up the An-2... so much character (vintage radial.. what more do you want?!), some of the best modelling to be seen in FSX, actual systems modelling plus audible and unique switch/lever sounds... all for $20.

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Good to hear the positive initial responses. I can't say I'm surprised given their other offerings, but I'm still happy to hear it. Might pick it up this weekend.

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