Right this moment, we’re excited to announce that the Junkers JU-52 airplane, the primary in our “Native Legends” collection, is offered now in Microsoft Flight Simulator. The collection celebrates the historical past of aviation and can incessantly coincide with World Updates. These plane are well-known within the area of the world replace, however typically not as well-known to a worldwide viewers. We’ll introduce extra over the subsequent few months to PC and Xbox Sequence X|S.
As we introduced at gamescom, to enhance the recently-released World Replace VI – Austria, Germany and Switzerland, we selected a well-known German airplane from 1930 referred to as the Junkers JU-52. In Germany, the Junkers JU-52 is lovingly referred to as “Tante JU” or “Aunt JU.”
The workforce has extensively labored to recreate the airplane in probably the most genuine and correct means attainable. We scanned your complete airplane with a high-resolution digital scanner to attain a particularly excessive degree of element and accuracy.
We even labored with Bernd Junkers, the grandson of the unique designer, Hugo Junkers, and likewise labored with Deutsche-Lufthansa-Berlin Stiftung, a company that preserves one of many final surviving examples of this well-known airplane.
To make sure full accuracy, we consulted with a Lufthansa pilot who truly flew one of many final surviving Junkers JU-52 – the well-known D-AQUI and the premier creator of this airplane within the digital house, Oliver Moser.
Aviation historical past junkies and plane fanatics alike will marvel on the magnificence and craftsmanship, in addition to the enjoyment of flying the Junkers JU-52. The sky is asking!
The Junkers JU-52 is offered right now within the simulator market for $14.99.
Microsoft Flight Simulator is now obtainable on Xbox Sequence X|S with Xbox Sport Go, Home windows 10 with Xbox Sport Go for PC, and Steam.