Jump to content

Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

An226

747-400/8 Question-Comments

Recommended Posts

Hello,

 

When the 747-8 comes out will it include fcom and qrh like the -400 does. I know there are some differences between the -8 and -400. Also, I didn't know if boeing even has a generic -8 fcom so that is why i am asking. Do you include performance data for freighter and passenger variants if possible.

 

BTW, I purchased the -400 and it is one of my favorite planes ever in FSX. I absolutely love the way it flies. I have had FS since FS95 and PMDG has always been raising the bar on their aircraft. I also have a B777 and it too flies very well.

 

Thanks,

Austin Johnson

 

Share this post


Link to post

747-8 isnt in beta yet maybe it will be released in mid 2017.PMDG said soon and of course it will incloude 747-8i/F.All the date is colected from real life airframes and pilots flying it so expect PMDG awesomeness.PMDG 747-8 is more complicated that 400,but i would like to see a chart reader that is present in our 747-8(Air Bridge Cargo) fleet on nav of pfd.

Share this post


Link to post

747-8 isnt in beta yet maybe it will be released in mid 2017.PMDG said soon and of course it will incloude 747-8i/F.All the date is colected from real life airframes and pilots flying it so expect PMDG awesomeness.PMDG 747-8 is more complicated that 400,but i would like to see a chart reader that is present in our 747-8(Air Bridge Cargo) fleet on nav of pfd.

I really hope that we don´t have to wait this long until we can get the -8. Maybe we´ll get some new informations this weekend?! 

Share this post


Link to post

I really hope that we don´t have to wait this long until we can get the -8. Maybe we´ll get some new informations this weekend?! 

The 777-300ER expansion released 10 months after the base -200LR. Not saying this will happen this time round, but my guess would be months rather than weeks. Mid 2017 would seem like a reasonable timeframe.

Share this post


Link to post

I suspect it will be awhile, months as Wes proposed.  There are quite a few differences between the 744 and 748


Dan Downs KCRP

Share this post


Link to post

There are quite a few differences between the 744 and 748

Probably more so than the 777-200LR/300ER differences...

Apart from length, you have:

- Different wing, flaps etc

- Completely different engines

- Fly by wire spoiler control

- Different system logic in some areas

- Significant increase in takeoff weight (around 50,000kg more)

- Newer FMS

- Electronic Chcklist

- Slightly changed system pages on the center screen

- Changes to the landing gear

 

Thats just off the top of my head. The 777 changes were much less.

Share this post


Link to post

To me the 747-400 is the interesting version, 747-8 is a bit more mundane. Very happy with the 747-400 :D

Share this post


Link to post
  • Tom Allensworth,
    Founder of AVSIM Online


  • Flight Simulation's Premier Resource!

    AVSIM is a free service to the flight simulation community. AVSIM is staffed completely by volunteers and all funds donated to AVSIM go directly back to supporting the community. Your donation here helps to pay our bandwidth costs, emergency funding, and other general costs that crop up from time to time. Thank you for your support!

    Click here for more information and to see all donations year to date.
×
×
  • Create New...