The McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) T-45 Goshawk is a highly modified version of the British BAE Systems Hawk land-based training jet aircraft. Manufactured by McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) and British Aerospace (now BAE Systems), the T-45 is used by the United States Navy as an aircraft carrier-capable trainer.
T-45C Goshawk for MSFS2020
A new collaboration with Dino Cattaneo and IndiaFoxtEcho!
The T-45 Goshawk has its origins in the mid-1970s, during which time the U.S. Navy formally commenced its search for a new jet trainer aircraft to serve as a single replacement for both its T-2 Buckeye and A-4 Skyhawk trainers.During 1978, the VTXTS advanced trainer program to meet this need was formally launched by the U.S. Navy. An Anglo-American team, comprising British aviation manufacturer British Aerospace (BAe) and American aircraft company McDonnell Douglas (MDC), decided to submit their proposal for a navalised version of the land-based BAE Systems Hawk trainer.
Starting from 1991,the Goshawk has been used for intermediate and advanced portions of the Navy/Marine Corps Student Naval Aviator strike pilot training program with Training Air Wing One at Naval Air Station Meridian, Mississippi, and Training Air Wing Two at Naval Air Station Kingsville, Texas. The T-45 replaced the T-2C Buckeye intermediate jet trainer and the TA-4J Skyhawk II advanced jet trainer with an integrated training system that includes the T-45 Goshawk aircraft, operational and instrument flight simulators, academics, and training integration system support. In 2008, the T-45C also began operation in the advanced portion of Navy/Marine Corps Student Naval Flight Officer training track for strike aircraft with Training Air Wing Six at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida.
In this collaboration, technical support is provided by IndiaFoxTecho.
System Requirements (Minimum):
Use of this product in any other version of Windows is not supported at this time.
Intel i5 or AMD equivalent 2.6 Ghz or higher
8 GB RAM
DirectX®9 compliant video card
8 GB video RAM or higher
System Requirements (VR):
i9-9900K or AMD equivalent 2.6 Ghz or higher
32 GB RAM
DirectX®11 compliant video card
11 GB video RAM or higher
Hard Drive Space:
2.5 GB available space
Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020
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Highly detailed cockpit model including instructor seat
Functional MFDs and HUD
(due to current SDK limitations, the HUD is not collimated. This can create minor problems during precision landings.)
Well behaved "Modern" flight model
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True to life checklists
Wwise sound package based on real-world recordings
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