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FlyJSim
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X-Plane, FlyJSim, Q400, 727 Series, 732, TwinJet, Jack Skieczius
X-Plane, FlyJSim, Q400, 727 Series, 732, TwinJet, Jack Skieczius

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Learn about the elusive map light in X-Plane from Slickrizzo. Great way to help enjoy those night flights. I use it all the time.

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You guys asked so I set a date. Come watch this Friday on Twitch.
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So I give you guys another image. Here is the overhead. Note some changes have happened since last image posted. I have added the reflective parts and adjusted the panel lighting. This time around the overhead has a bit more on it vs the 727 Series. Those familiar with 737s should feel right at home here. The aft overhead, not pictured is also simulated.
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Getting ready to takeoff. Excited?
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So it has been a long period of me not saying anything new about the 732 Twinjet. This can only mean I have been hard at work getting it done. In fact it have been spending the past few months programming. That being said, I often find it hard to come up with anything interesting to say on the plane while I’m deep into making it actually work. I am happy to announce that I am at a point now that I’d like to share with you some of the features to be find in the cockpit of the Twinjet.

Electrical System: This time around I took the opportunity to design my own electrical system code, which was more or less independent from the limited x-Plane electrical system. The results are an electrical system that is tied into everything as it should be. Each bus connected to the buses it needs to be, etc. I even included ground power as well. The APU start sequence and operation is simulated.

Fuel System: You can expect the fuel system to include each and every pump, with regards to that pumps electrical needs, as well as simulated fuel heating switches.

Hydraulic System: Like with the 727 Series, each hydraulic system controls its respective control surface or part on the aircraft. Loss of the hydraulics will properly leave you with manual revision, leaving you with some control. I have simulated A, B and C systems. The C system being the standby system, which is used to control the flaps in event of hydraulic power loss. I also simulated the yaw damper with its respective test system.

Anti-Ice System: This system consists of window heaters, pitot heaters, wing and engine anti ice. These systems are simulate faithfully, require electrical or pneumatic power as they need it.

Bleed Air system: The bleed air system is the backbone of your air conditioning, pressurization system, anti-ice, and engine starting systems. You will be able to connect both engines, the APU and even ground power source for pneumatic power. The engine starters also rely on this system to start.

Autopilot System: The AP you will be using in the 732 Twinjet is the SP-77 system combined with the wide FD panel. The FD will work independently this time, as long as the AP is not engaged. This took a bit of work, but works nicely, allowing those of you who only wish to use the FD without the AP to do just that. The AP also has independent aileron and elevator servos.

Radios: These are similar enough to the 727 Series. Com1/2, Nav1/2, ADF1/2(now with 4 digit frequencies), and three audio selector panels. The Transponder is a digital display unit.

Press-to-Test feature on all relevant annunciators. Lights test switch also simulated.

Master Caution recall system fully simulated.

Weather radar, similar to the one on the 727 Series.

Windshield wipers work, including park system. I know, it’s silly, but someone was going to ask about this and you know it. ;)

So that’s all for now. Now I’m getting back to work to finish this bird up for you guys.

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Guess what I was working on today? Snapped it in the middle of the strobe firing. Check out those light beams. For the first time we have real world data on light position, direction and beam width. And this is the result, plus a bit of color adjustment, that you get. From the cockpit, it looks really nice.
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Thank you everyone for sharing your favorite 732 liveries with us. You all have helped in helping me decide on the final initial release livery list. These are the liveries that will come with the aircraft. There were many on the list we had not considered. 
So a little take for St. Patrick's Day, but here is our AerLingus. 
 
I'll be posting the liveries as I make them, which usually right now is when I need a break from coding, like I did today. ;)
 
Current list:
West Jet
Aloha
Air France
AerLingus
and more to come.
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