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Super Cub Touches Down in X-Plane 11

 

The ASDG Super Cub is based on the Piper PA-18 and has been developed to represent both the original and the modern experimental versions of the aircraft.

The current version, for X-Plane 11, features three individual flight models for the 150HP Titan X320 powered Super Cub with Tundra and standard tires, and the 180HP Titan X340 powered Super Cub + constant speed prop with Tundra wheels.

Other highlights include 3D landing gear animations, flight dynamics and ground handling designed to allow pilots to land off airfield.  The model features 4K textures, full PBR (Physically-Based Rendering) and reflections inside the cockpit.  Two selectable cockpits have been included for the 150HP model.  This includes a IFR rated panel and a standard bare bones VFR panel.

The package includes the SimCoders Reality Expansion Package, valued at $20.

The Real Super Cub

Introduced initially in 1949 by Piper Aircraft, the Super Cub was developed from the Piper PA-11, and traces its lineage back through the J-3 to the Taylor E-2 Cub built during the 1930s.  During its 40 years production run, over 9,000 examples have been built.

Since then various kit plane, experimental and certified manufacturers have sold direct copies or slight modifications to the original design.  Super Cubs are commonly found in roles such as bush flying, banner, glider towing and for just general fun!

Click here for more information on x-plane.org

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