Carenado PC12 touches down in Microsoft Flight Simulator

Carenado has announced the PC12 is now available on the sim Microsoft Flight Simulator marketplace.

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The package sports several high-definition liveries with PBR (Physically Based Rendering) effects and a fully modelled cabin. Up front, the 3D cockpit is modelled in detail with Carenado’s Avidyne EX600 although it will also support the GTNXi, providing full GTN 750 implementation.

The PC-12 is equipped with a 1,200shp turboprop engine and a pressurised cabin.
The PC-12 is equipped with a 1,200shp turboprop engine and a pressurised cabin. Carenado

Other highlights include a custom sound set recorded from the real aircraft and a tablet for controlling the doors and ground equipment such as engine plugs, a tow bar and an external power unit. Aircraft start-up states such as cold and dark, ready to taxi and ready for take-off can also be set from the tablet.

The 3D cockpit is equipped with Avidyne EX600 avionics.
The 3D cockpit is equipped with Avidyne EX600 avionics. Carenado

The Pilatus PC-12 is a popular passenger and cargo aircraft as well as being used for corporate transport. It is the best-selling pressurised single-engine turbine-powered aircraft worldwide, with more than 1,700 deliveries. It is known for its excellent runway performance, high cruise speed of 290kts and a range of over 1,800nm.

A tablet controls ground equipment such as engine plugs and a tow bar.
A tablet controls ground equipment such as engine plugs and a tow bar. Carenado

The Carenado PC12 is available on the Microsoft Flight Simulator Marketplace for £20.99.