In July 2013, the Air Force began a fleet-wide technological upgrade of its B-52 bombers called Combat Network Communications Technology (CONECT) to modernize electronics, communications technology, computing, instrumentation, and avionics on the flight deck. CONECT upgrades include software and hardware such as new servers, modems, radios, data-links, receivers, digital flight deck and workstations for the crew. Making the B-52 compatible with 21st century flight and combat roles.
Items reworked for FSX/P3D:
1. True FSX Native modeling, converted to FSX using ARNO's MDLX program.
2. All new paints.
3. New blank bump mapping
4. All paints are in DDS format.
5. Multiple Liveries.
6. New air configuration file.
7. New HD VC textures.
8. FSX Air File installed.
9. Camera views added.
10. Transparency issue with VC model addressed.
11. All new digital cockpit created.
12. FSX coded gauges and sub panels.
13. Default and custom GPS.
14. Working Traffic Radar.
There are multiple popup windows that can be activated with-in the VC, they include the following. A full sized Horizontal Situational Indicator. A full sized Attitude Indicator. A full sized custom GPS. A full sized Radar Screen. Icon controlled Radio popup. Icon controlled over head electrical engine start panel. Icon controlled Throttle Panel. Icon controlled default GPS, Icon controlled Map, Icon controlled ATC, Mouseable Autopilot, Mouseable Flaps, Mouseable Landing Gears, Mouseable Warning lamps.
Video available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M2ii2uxSbNA
Based on the Alphasim freeware B-52 model.
||3rd January 2016, 12:54:03