Ultimate Airliners: The Super 80 Professional is an advanced and realistic simulation of the MD-80 aircraft for Microsoft Flight Simulator. Some of the highlights are:

  • Detailed 2D panel, aircraft model and virtual cockpit created with 3ds max
  • Full Electronic Flight Instrument System (EFIS)
    • Primary Flight Display and Navigation Display (PFD/ND)
    • Flight Management System (FMS)
    • Traffic alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS)
  • Weather radar
  • Integrated Cockpit Training System provides inflight procedure and systems training

Features and Highlights:

Aircraft Systems:

Air Conditioning

  • Cockpit and cabin temperature control


  • Air foil, tail, window and engine anti-ice systems


  • Digital Flight Guidance System fully simulated
  • Automatic vertical and lateral guidance
  • Flight Mode Annunciator
  • Flight Management System for navigation and optimum flight profile


  • Auxiliary Power Unit for electrical and pneumatic needs on the ground


  • Two VHF radios
  • Mode S Transponder


  • Fully simulated AC and DC systems
  • Automatic selection of ‘best’ power source
  • Instrumentation to monitor Constant Speed Drives, engine and APU generators, battery, system load, voltage and frequency

Fire Protection

  • Full fire detection system with loop testing
  • Center panel fire handles
  • Bell and aural warning sounds

Flight Controls

  • Primary controls; ailerons, elevator, rudder
  • High lift devices; trailing edge flaps, leading edge slats
  • Flight spoilers/spoilerons and ground spoilers
  • Take-off trim calculator

Flight Instruments

  • Primary Flight Display (PFD)
  • Airspeed/Mach Indicator
  • Altimeter
  • Radio Altimeter
  • Standby attitude indicator, altimeter and airspeed indicator
  • TCAS instrument with Vertical Speed Indicator
  • Clock
  • Ground Proximity Warning System


  • Booster pump switches
  • Fuel temperature, fuel flow and fuel quantity gauges


  • Hydraulic pressure and quantity gauges

Landing Gear

  • 3 landing gear status indicators
  • Landing gear lever
  • ‘Gear doors open’ and ‘Wheels not spinning’ lights
  • Visual nose gear down lock indicator pin
  • Emergency gear extension lever
  • Nose gear steering wheel
  • Brake pressure indicator
  • Auto Brake System


  • Radio Distance Magnetic Indicator (RDMI)
  • Navigation Display (ND)
  • 2 VHF NAV radios
  • 2 ADF units
  • Marker Beacon indicators
  • Flight Management System (FMS)


  • Controls and flow indicator

Power Plant

  • N1, N2, EGT, EPR, Oil pressure, Oil temperature and Oil quantity gauges
  • Thrust Rating Indicator (automatic EPR setting)
  • Automatic Reserve Thrust system


  • Flow control, cabin climb, cabin altitude and differential pressure indicator
  • Outflow valve position indicator
  • Manual and automatic control


  • Analog radar image
  • Range control
  • Gain control
  • Tilt control

Rain Protection

  • Rain repellent
  • Windshield wiper

Night lighting

  • Instrument lights
  • Instrument panel backlights
  • Cockpit flood light

Integrated Cockpit Training System (ICTS)

Checklist guides

  • Step-by-step guides for all the checklists

Procedure guides

  • Step-by-step guides for various flight procedures, operations and complex cockpit systems

EFIS/FMS guides

  • Step-by-step guides for the various procedures associated with the Electronic Flight Instruments System (PFD, ND, TCAS) and Flight Management System.

Tips & Tricks

  • Step-by-step guides for various procedures and systems, as well as general advice on how to fly the aircraft.

Automatic Aircraft Configuration (AAC)

  • All systems, switches knobs and buttons configured for the flight phase of your choice at the click of a button
Instant flight and fun!

Dispatch Center

  • Set passenger and cargo load
  • Set fuel load
  • Load summary
  • Printable departure plan
  • All done from inside the cockpit – no need for external applications
  • Options window
  • Set your personal preferences
  • Show FL in FMA Arm Window
  • Spacebar steps through the checklist
  • Turn off panel sounds
  • Display Super 80 Center at startup
  • Pop-up annunciator panel
  • Show hotspots
  • Show click areas
  • Preload all panel windows
  • IRS fast start & realign
  • Turn off FO callouts
  • Use Alternative Training Guide Font
  • Allow One NAV Unit Autoland
  • Show Dropdown Menu
  • Volume control for talking First Officer
  • Volume control for ambient sounds

Highly detailed external model

  • Moving control surfaces
  • Moving trim tabs
  • Moving high lift devices
  • Moving landing gear
  • Opening exits
  • Air stairs at forward door and tail
  • 6 different airline liveries
  • Flight1's popular Repaint Manager for easy addition of new liveries


  • Delta Air Lines
  • Avianca
  • Scandinavian Airlines
  • Aviajet
  • Allegiant Air
  • Midwest Airlines
  • Insel Air
  • JetAlliance

McPhat Studios Liveries

North America

  • Delta Air Lines (Widget)
  • Spirit Airlines (10th Anniversary)

Middle America

  • Aeromexico (Bare metal)

South America

  • Avianca (80 Años Special Livery)
  • Avianca (Juan Valdez)
  • Aerolineas Argentinas
  • Aero Republica


  • Finnair
  • Scandinavian Airlines (Old colors)
  • Scandinavian Airlines (Current colors)
  • Iberia
  • Spanair (Star Alliance)
  • Alitalia


  • China Southern Airlines
  • Far Eastern Air Transport (TransAsia Telecommunications)

Accurate flight model

  • Fine tuned to MD-80 performance charts, engineered by Jerry Beckwith

Complete sound package

  • Talking First Officer
  • All checklists read for you
  • MD80 flight deck ambience sounds
  • JT8D-209 engine sounds
  • External wind noise, gear noise, gear rumble
  • Central Aural Warning System recordings from real aircraft
  • TCAS and GPWS aural alerts

Keyboard shortcuts

  • Keyboard shortcuts for all click areas
  • Customizable key combination


User Manual (37 pages)

Chapter List:
  • Introduction (History of the MD-80)
  • Start Flying Now!
  • Window Select Menu
  • Super 80 Center
  • Training
  • Tips & Tricks
  • Automatic Aircraft Configuration
  • Recommended Training Sequence
  • Dispatch
  • Options
  • Training Guide
  • Pushback & Startup
  • Checklist
  • Speed Booklet
  • Keyboard Input
  • Navigation Data
  • ICTS Editor

Aircraft Operating Manual (333 pages)

Chapter List:
  • Description
  • Limitations
  • Normal
  • Procedures
  • Emergency
  • Procedures
  • Air Conditioning and Pressurization
  • Anti-Ice and Rain Protection
  • Auto-Flight
  • APU
  • Communications
  • Electrical
  • Fire Protection
  • Flight Controls
  • Flight Instruments
  • Flight Management
  • Fuel
  • Hydraulics
  • Landing Gear
  • Miscellaneous
  • Navigation
  • Oxygen
  • Power Plant
  • Performance
  • Warning Systems

Navigation Data

  • Navigation data supplied by Navigraph
  • Airport data
  • Airway data
  • Radio navigation aid data
  • Waypoint (intersection) data
  • Terminal Procedures for 2900+ airports (SID, STAR, etc.)
  • Updated AIRAC cycles available from Navigraph

Please note that the features and specifications listed here are subject to change.
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