Platform: Steam
Price:  £9.99


Guess HU? Virtavia with back with another stunning warbird, the Grumman HU-16B Albatross for FSX: Steam EditionServing mainly as a search and rescue aircraft with the US Air Force, the Albatross is an amphibious flying boat which was first flown in 1949. Numerous alterations and improvements were made to the aircraft over its career, including a 16-foot wing extension as seen in the ?B? variant recreated for FSX: Steam Edition.

A total of 466 of the HU-16 series were built by Grumman.The FSX: Steam Edition version of this bird comes with 7 models (including three civilian variants) with 12 unique high-definition texture sets, including custom specular maps and bump mapping. Take this one out near a sea or ocean and test your water landing abilities!


  • Authentic virtual cockpit with animations and clickable controls
  • realistic virtual cockpit night lighting, separate illumination for cockpit flood and instrument faces
  • High-quality sound set by TSS
  • Realistic crew figures
  • opening cockpit and cabin hatches
  • animated cowl flaps and prop pitch
  • authentic flight dynamics, water landings possible
  • includes REALGAUGE technology

Please note 2D panel is not included, period radios are used as shift-2 popups

System Requirements

  • OS: Windows® XP Service Pack 2 or later
  • Processor: 2.0 Ghz or higher (single core)
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: DirectX®9 compliant video card or greater, 256 MB video RAM or higher, Shader Model 1.1 or higher (Laptop versions of these chipsets may work but are not supported. Updates to your video and sound card drivers may be required)
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Sound Card: Direct X 9.0c compatible
  • Additional Notes: Broadband internet connection required for multiplayer features
Grumman HU-16B Albatross™ is a trademark of Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation and is used under license by Ltd T/A Dovetail Games.