English Electric Lightning F6


English Electric Lightning F6


The English Electric Lightning was designed in the late 1950's as an interceptor.

This class of aircraft had to have great speed and even better climb speed to intercept the Russian bombers before they could reach their targets.

The F6 version in this product is not an easy aircraft to fly.

It’s complex and full of systems you have to manage without the aid of modern electronics.

Landing especially is hard as the landing speed is awfully high and there are many things you have to check.

Aircraft of this type are rare for Flight Simulator and we feel the Lightning fills a niche that needed filling.



Four models and ten liveries
Highly detailed and accurate modeling with specialized animations throughout
All instruments are faithfully reproduced in 3D
Advanced flight dynamics.
Choice of Firestreak or Redtop missiles (or none)
Cockpit ladder and array of ground equipment
Customized taxi lights
Arrester hooks, Overwing tanks, ventral (gun) tank models included
Multi zoned dimmable cockpit lighting
More realistic brake chute by use of additional coding
Realistic in-flight refueling rate (Refueling can take place when set parameters are reached to simplify the task for the less experienced fliers)
Wing to wing fuel transfer
Aerosoft Sound Module that adds sound to switches, controls and events for a more immersive environment. Engine sounds recorded during ground runs at the LPG (Lightning Preservation Group)
Navigation in Direct TACAN and ILS modes (VOR/TACAN conversion card included)
Full Autopilot and Flight Director
Radar showing coastlines, runways and/or air traffic
Many special effects including engine start, engine fires and day and night reheat etc
Ejection sequence (for when things go badly wrong)

System requirements

Intel Core 2 Duo E6850 CPU (Core 2 Quad recommended)
2 GB RAM (4 GB recommended)
Direct X 9 compatible Graphics Card with minimal 512 MB (1 GB highly recommended)
Microsoft FSX:SP2; FSX: STEAM or Lockheed Martin Prepar3D V2.2 or higher **
Windows VISTA, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 (all fully updated), 64 bit versions recommended
Download-Size: 260 MB
Installations-Size: 700 MB