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Diamond DA62 coming soon from Sean Moloney (ex RealAir)

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As mentioned on FSELITE

This plane looks stunning and promises a lot in terms of the Avionics.

Based on the quality of my previous purchases from RealAir (and hoping that Sean continues the excellent work) this will be a Day1 purchase for me.

 

 

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How can I resist making this a 1st-day purchase? I always wanted to learn the proper use of a fully functional (and fluid) G1000 so just the fact that Sean was part of RealAir makes this is a must-have.

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Hi Folks,

Sean Moloney and Rob Young are "Legend - - - wait for it - - - dary"... Hopefully his partner in crime is deeply involved with this little project as well...

I'm all in...

Link ??????

Regards,

Scott 

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I think there was a post on here not long ago that said Rob would not be involved

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Son of RealAir?

Can't believe it's not RealAir?

I don't care

Just show me where

:smile:

 

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34 minutes ago, Rimshot said:

Awesome news! And just in time; now I won't bother with that Carenado release.

Indeed, why would you inflict that on yourself when you can buy from a developer who cares about quality?

I have a personal rule against early adoption of products, but this developer has such a quality pedigree that I can safely say that this will be my next purchase, within days of release.

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Hi Folk,

My god - it looks ready for release...

:wink:

Regards,
Scott

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Sorry I didn't post a link.

I wasn't sure if it was allowable but I'm now presuming it is 🙂

I've been waiting for a modern, high fidelity twin for awhile and this looks like it will fit the bill.

I'm currently greatly enjoying the A2A Bonanza and will look forward to adding the DA62 to my hangar.

It's perfect timing as I was also tempted to buy the Carenado release knowing that the eye candy would be excellent but I would be somewhat disappointed in the Avionics.

Sounds like this one will be the real deal in terms of a fully functioning G1000.

I spend way too much on this hobby 🙂

I had a great chuckle to one wag's response to "How do you know you have too many 3rd party airports" when they said "It's listed in the divorce papers" or words to that effect lol

I can sympathise.

 

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Great news from a premier flightsim developer. 

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Looking forward to seeing this one. I do have the new Carenado DA62, and indeed the Alabeo DA42, and they are both pretty nice add-on aeroplanes to be fair, they fly well and in fairness they have a not too bad stab at the avionics for the price.

Certainly looking at those screenshots of the forthcoming Vertx DA62, I suspect  if they can keep the price fairly reasonable and get it out the door relatively soon, it's likely to put a fair old dent in the Carenado sales, but that Carenado/Alabeo price point of 26 quid for the DA62 and 23 quid for the DA42 is going to be quite tricky to come close to.

Whatever the case, it's good to see at least half of RealAir back in the ring too.

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About the time I tell myself enough is enough this comes along. Credit card ready.

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That is great news! If this is even half as good as the Real Air products then it will be at least 5 times as good as Carenado. I am in just if it is only to support Sean Moloney and a new Developer. Roll Tide and Roll Vertex. I wish them the best of luck. Credit Card Locked and loaded.

Edit...I was just thinking....Remember when we used to buy a Real Air product and download it and it just worked. No waiting for Bert to fix a problem or 3 or 4 patches to get is going. I do so miss those days.

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I hope the Vertex G1000 screens are bright and easy to read. I could never stand the F1 mustang and F1 182 G1000 screens, they where kinda blurry and dark looking and I'm using a 1440p monitor. 

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1 hour ago, fakeflyer737 said:

I hope the Vertex G1000 screens are bright and easy to read. I could never stand the F1 mustang and F1 182 G1000 screens, they where kinda blurry and dark looking and I'm using a 1440p monitor. 

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2 hours ago, shivers9 said:

Remember when we used to buy a Real Air product and download it and it just worked. No waiting for Bert to fix a problem or 3 or 4 patches to get is going. I do so miss those days.

Yeah, exactly.  I still can't believe that people continue to buy products from Carenado.

But, every single release they do still has hundreds, if not thousands continuing this process over and over again.  Buy.  Wait for someone that knows what they're doing(Bert) to fix and release several patches and then finally have a sort of ok airplane to fly.  No offense meant at all to Bert here when I say "sort of ok".  It's not his fault that it can't be a very solid aircraft in the end, like RealAir or A2A would produce, because look at what he has to start with.

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4 hours ago, klamal said:

Yeah, exactly.  I still can't believe that people continue to buy products from Carenado.

But, every single release they do still has hundreds, if not thousands continuing this process over and over again.  Buy.  Wait for someone that knows what they're doing(Bert) to fix and release several patches and then finally have a sort of ok airplane to fly.  No offense meant at all to Bert here when I say "sort of ok".  It's not his fault that it can't be a very solid aircraft in the end, like RealAir or A2A would produce, because look at what he has to start with.

Funny you should mention me..  I have actually flown a beta version of Sean Moloney's release and can tell you that there is going to be very little for me to do.  I am not a big fan of the Garmin G1000, but this one is visually stunning.   (As is the airplane..  :smile:)

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9 minutes ago, klamal said:

Yeah, exactly.  I still can't believe that people continue to buy products from Carenado.

Yep...I am sure there are quit a few people doing the face palm thing this morning after a Carenado purchase of the DA-62.🤬

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2 minutes ago, Bert Pieke said:

Funny you should mention me..  I have actually flown a beta version of this release and can tell you that there is going to be very little for me to do.  I am not a big fan of the Garmin G1000, but this one is visually stunning.   (As is the airplane..  :smile:)

Thanks Bert......you have made my day.....Now I am really excited!! This will probably make me go out and finally get new glasses that I have needed to get a long time. LOL

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15 minutes ago, Bert Pieke said:

Funny you should mention me..  I have actually flown a beta version of this release and can tell you that there is going to be very little for me to do.  I am not a big fan of the Garmin G1000, but this one is visually stunning.   (As is the airplane..  :smile:)

I also hope it properly simulates the run up by simultaneously pressing the two ECU test buttons.

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Just got the email from Carenado that theirs is released.  I love advertising...it says "Tested by real pilots".  That tells us nothing.  Even if they did actually test with real pilots(did they?), it doesn't say what the results of those tests were.  Just that they tested it(again, how do we even know that?).

It's like car commercials where every single manufacturer says they were voted the best.  How can that be?  It's not possible for every one to be the best.  But, we can get away with that marketing because all it takes is for someone, anyone, to say that it's the best and they can market that.  And it may not even require that?  Do we really know what was really done behind the scenes??

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1 minute ago, klamal said:

Do we really know what was really done behind the scenes??

The answer to that would be no. After many years of this stuff we do however know what was not done behind the scenes.

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22 minutes ago, klamal said:

Just got the email from Carenado that theirs is released.  I love advertising...it says "Tested by real pilots".  That tells us nothing.  Even if they did actually test with real pilots(did they?), it doesn't say what the results of those tests were.  Just that they tested it(again, how do we even know that?).

I think this may be how that process works...

Carenado guy: "Welcome Mr Real-World Pilot, and thanks for agreeing to help us test our latest product."
RW Pilot: "No problem, I'm delighted to be able to help you get a product out the door with accurately functioning systems and a accurate flight model"
Carenado Guy: "Er...yeah...anyway, sit in front of this PC, please and click the Flight Sim icon."
RW Pilot: "OK...the sim is starting."
Carenado Guy: "Excellent, that's one test done already. Now that the sim is loaded, a can you select our product and load the aircraft.?"
RW Pilot: "Yes, I've selected the red one."
Carenado Guy: "Brilliant; we're on a roll. Now, is it sitting on the runway with the engines running."
RW Pilot: "Yes it is"
Carenado Guy: "Great! OK can you take off now?"
RW Pilot: "OK I'm in the air." 
Carenado Guy:  "Fantastic! Does it turn, bank, dive and climb when you use the controls appropriately?"
RW Pilot: "Yes, it does, but I noticed -"
Carenado Guy: "OK, almost there. Does the cockpit interior and the exterior model look really nice?"
RW Pilot: "Yes they look amazing."
Carenado Guy: "Perfect! OK, that wraps up the testing. Thanks for your help, Mr Pilot!"
RW Pilot: "Oh...erm...don't you want me to try slips and stalls, flight at different profiles and test the avionics functionality?"
Carenado Guy: "No, we're good. I'll just add 'Tested by a real-world pilot' to the advertising blurb and we're done here..."

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54 minutes ago, Bert Pieke said:

Funny you should mention me..  I have actually flown a beta version of this release and can tell you that there is going to be very little for me to do.  I am not a big fan of the Garmin G1000, but this one is visually stunning.   (As is the airplane..  :smile:)

Good move...a tester who can fix-as-he-finds. :smile:

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Well, they just ***** all over Carenado.

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