One of the most anticipating products of this year is finally available to all the X-Plane users: the A300 developed by iniBuilds.

The famous development team has put together a range of very interesting features, providing another level of immersion and simulation.
Let’s see the feature list together:

  • Detailed custom FMS designed to replicate an on the line experience
  • SIDs, STARs, SEC flight plan, custom VNAV and LNAV, altitude and speed constraints and holds
  • Independent FMS with state-of-the-art high definition pop-outs with high-resolution cockpit displays
  • Custom system rendition including bespoke hydraulic, electrical, pressurisation and fuel operation including unique A300-600R trim tank functionality
  • Unique behavioural characteristics of the A300-600R simulated throughout each system for the most excellent immersive experience
  • Extensively tuned flight model to capture A300-600R characteristics including accurate performance; landing and takeoff behaviour with custom ground effect simulation
  • Custom taxiing behaviour following extensive consultation from empirical sources
  • Custom stalling behaviour including aerodynamic buffet
  • Accurate rendition of General Electric GE CF6-80C2A1 and Pratt & Whitney PW4158 variant engine behaviour
  • ACARS Wind Uplink

Apart from the technical features, there are also a lot of graphic eye candies and additional functions, as listed below:

  • 4K, PBR texturing in both the exterior and interior of the aircraft
  • High-resolution, pixel-perfect cockpit displays
  • Accurate, toned night lighting
  • Detailed renditions of the General Electric GE CF6-80C2A1 and Pratt & Whitney PW4000 models
  • A contemporary set of realistic and fictional liveries courtesy of the iniBuilds Painting Team available for free
  • Custom FMOD sounds with two unique sound sets for each engine type (GE CF6 and PW4000), including authentic sound recordings from the real aircraft
  • Audio dynamically balanced within a 3D environment, coupled with location-dependent audio, as well as the inclusion of audio based on a variety of environmental conditions
  • All buttons, levers and switches have their own unique sound that varies each time during interaction
  • iniGroundHandling Set for both A300 Freighter and Passenger Expansion
  • Feature-rich onboard Electronic Flight Bag (EFB)
  • Revolutionary performance calculator and data
  • Interactive loading area functionality
  • Free A300-600R passenger expansion (coming soon)
  • Built-in panel state capabilities
  • Comprehensive Radar Modes
  • Compatibility with BetterPushback plugin
  • Extensive user settings options

Blog post initially written by : T.Felici, an aviation passionate