The F27 ‘Friendship’ was designed and first flown in the 1950s and is still in service today, such is its reliability and versatility. A new update was released for the Fokker F27 Friendship which includes full Prepar3D V3 Support. For the full change log and instructions on how to install the service pack – visit the JustFlight website.

What is new in this update?

IMPORTANT! If you have added additional liveries above those supplied by default then these will be lost during re-installation of the F-27 Friendship. You will need to re-install these after installation.

  • Numerous improvements to autopilot (airspeed hold mode now adjusts pitch to maintain airspeed rather than using the autothrottle to adjust power)
  • Numerous improvements to flight director (operating correctly but only operational in lateral modes)
  • Installer support added for Prepar3D v3
  • Texture mapping issues – fixed
  • Improved sound-set
  • Tool included to toggle default Flight Simulator fuel pump
  • Standby AHI bank indicator missing – fixed
  • Rear wheel chocks added, nosewheel chock repositioned
  • Turn indicator under reading – fixed
  • Left fuel flow gauge over reading – fixed
  • Fuel trimmer tooltip and logic – fixed
  • Livery panel lines adjusted
  • Altimeter textures adjusted for improved readability
  • HSI TO/FROM indicator added
  • New DX10 compatible light effects added
  • Engine ignitor clicking sounds added to virtual cockpit
  • Altimeter pressure subscale now indicates MB and INHG
  • Gauge backlighting can now be switched on during daylight hours
  • FDE modified to add simulation of propeller ground fine
  • Default GPS popup added
  • Paint kit updated to add missing weathering (available here – http://www.justflight.com/support/fokker-f27-friendship/fd13410)
  • Engine intake textures fixed
  • Hole in fuselage when viewed through rear passenger door – fixed
  • Port flap animation fixed
  • New textures for overhead panel fresh air vents
  • VHF receiver lights still illuminated with electrical power off – fixed
  • Rear passenger door frame textures fixed
  • Sounds added for seatbelt and no smoking signs
  • Clickspot added to captains seat to hide/show armrest for better access to centre pedestal
  • PDF manual updated to reflect software changes, including updated tutorial flight with updated and added/altered operational procedures. Please re-read the manual and fly the tutorial flight to fully see and understand the changes and improvements.

Installing this service pack:

1. Please download the F-27 Friendship installer from your account page on the Just Flight website.

2. Uninstall your current F-27 Friendship installation for ALL simulations that you have it installed to.
3. Locate the just previously downloaded F-27 Friendship installer and double click on it to start the installation and follow the on-screen instructions.”