03

August

2021

Aviat Aircraft Husky A-1C Available Today on Microsoft Flight Simulator

Today, the Microsoft Flight Simulator team is thrilled to announce the release of the Aviat Aircraft Husky A-1C add-on, available now.

The A-1C is the latest, most advanced, and most powerful iteration of Aviat’s Husky line, a standout short takeoff and landing (STOL) backcountry and adventure aircraft that has proven to be a reliable performer in the most austere conditions throughout the globe since it was first introduced in 1987. The single-engine, tandem twin-seat A-1C is an impeccably capable machine, whether operating from a concrete runway, a sandbar with tundra tires, a lake with floats, or a glacier with skis.

A full-flap stall speed of an incredible 53 miles per hour and landing gear with independent shock absorbers allows pilots to fly into the tightest of backcountry confines typically only accessible by helicopters. The A-1C is powered by a 200-horsepower fuel injected Lycoming IO-360-A1D6 engine giving a tremendous power-to-weight ratio. Combined with the low wing loading and high lift of the specialized STOL wing, this engine allows pilots to launch out of tight confines with confidence.

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