Vans RV-8 takes flight in Microsoft Flight Simulator

Terrainy Studios has announced the Vans RV-8 for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.

The RV-8 complies with the FAA Aerobatics certification.
The RV-8 complies with the FAA Aerobatics certification. Orbx

Developed by Van’s Aircraft, the single-engine RV-8 is the fastest aircraft in the RV lineup, boasting a top speed of over 190 knots and a range of over 680 miles. It complies with the FAA Aerobatics certification of +6/-3Gs while sporting a fully equipped IFR cockpit, enabling you to fly in most weather conditions.

The RV-8 is equipped with IFR-capable avionics.
The RV-8 is equipped with IFR-capable avionics. Orbx

The package from Terrainy Studios features high-resolution 4K PBR (Physically Based Rendering) textures along with an authentic flight model with realistic taildragger behaviour developed with the help of actual RV-8 pilots.

Adjustable 3D lighting is part of the package.
Adjustable 3D lighting is included in the package. Orbx

Other highlights include working circuit breakers, a dynamic fuel level in the tanks with a visible level and adjustable 3D lighting. Inside, it is equipped with IFR-capable avionics with options for Asobo G430 or the GTN650 by PMS50.

Special effects include simulated ice accumulation on the control surfaces.
Special effects include simulated ice accumulation on the control surfaces. Orbx

Special effects include simulated ice accumulation on the control surfaces and the engine as well as a tablet with checklists and controlling static objects.

The RV-8 boast a top speed of 190 knots and a range of over 680 miles.
The RV-8 boast a top speed of 190 knots and a range of over 680 miles. Orbx

The package is designed for optimum performance and is VR-compatible.

The RV-8 is available on OrbxDirect for AUD$29.99 (approx £17.95).

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