A Jump Jet for X-Plane
As the popularity of X-Plane 11 accelerates, we continue to see new high-fidelity products being released for it. This issue we review the Harrier AV-8B from X-Trident…
An aircraft like no other
With the unique visual features such as the seriously anhedral wing design, landing gear configuration and huge jet intakes, pretty well everyone would instantly recognise the Harrier Jump Jet. First designed back in the 1960s, it was totally unique in that it could takeoff and land vertically. This made it very suitable for operating from aircraft carriers or even from car parks. This ability stems from the propulsion system where the thrust from the Rolls Royce Pegasus engine can be vectored or directed in a specific direction.