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The '''Eurofighter Typhoon''' is a twin-engine canard-delta wing multirole [[aircraft]]. It is being designed and built by a partner consortium, Eurofighter GmbH, founded in 1986, made up of the major aerospace companies of the four Eurofighter partner nations: 21% [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alenia Alenia Aeronautica] (Italy), 33% [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BAE_SYSTEMS BAE Systems] (UK), 13% [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EADS_CASA EADS-CASA] (Spain) and 33% [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DaimlerChrysler_Aerospace EADS-Deutschland] (Germany). Along with two other projects: Eurojet Turbo GmbH by Avio (Italy), ITP (Spain), MTU Aero Engines (Germany), and Rolls-Royce (UK), to develop the EJ200 engine for the new fighter aircraft; and Euroradar for Captor radar, comprised of EADS Defence Electronics (Germany), SELEX Galileo (UK and Italy) and INDRA (Spain). The project is managed by NETMA (NATO Eurofighter and Tornado Management Agency) which acts as the prime customer. The Eurofighter Typhoon entered service in 2003. <sup>[http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/ef2000/]</sup>
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The '''Eurofighter Typhoon''' is a twin-engine canard-delta wing multirole [[aircraft]]. It is being designed and built by a consortium of three separate partner companies: Alenia Aeronautica, BAE Systems, and EADS working through a holding company Eurofighter GmbH which was formed in 1986. The project is managed by NETMA (NATO Eurofighter and Tornado Management Agency) which acts as the prime customer. The Eurofighter Typhoon entered service in 2003. <sup>[http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/ef2000/]</sup>
 
  
 
'''Please note:''' some features do not work with FlightGear versions older than 1.9.
 
'''Please note:''' some features do not work with FlightGear versions older than 1.9.
  
This aircraft is still under development, currently being undertaken by Almursi and Algernon. Both are contactable via the FlightGear Forums, where there is also a [http://www.flightgear.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=1460|Eurofighter Typhoon thread]. Please contact them there if you have any contributions to make to the aircraft project.
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This aircraft is still under development, currently being undertaken by Almursi and Algernon. Both are contactable via the FlightGear Forum, where there is also a {{forum link|t=1460|title=Eurofighter Typhoon}}. Please contact them there if you have any contributions to make to the aircraft project.
  
==Flying the Eurofighter==
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== Flying the Eurofighter ==
It should be noted that the current release of the Eurofighter Typhoon has an FDM which replicates the capabilities of the airframe to a realistic degree. What isn't yet included is the automated flight management system which computes the optimum surface positions based on pilot input and flies within safe limits for the aircraft, and more importantly, the pilot. The aircraft is capable of extremely high-G manoeuvres and pilots are advices to proceed with caution.
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It should be noted that the current release of the Eurofighter Typhoon has an FDM which replicates the capabilities of the airframe to a realistic degree. What isn't yet included is the automated flight management system which computes the optimum surface positions based on pilot input and flies within safe limits for the aircraft, and more importantly, the pilot. The aircraft is capable of extremely high-G manoeuvres and pilots are advised to proceed with caution intitally (fortunately solved in the latest version of the FDM).
  
==Features Under Development==
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== Features Under Development ==
The Eurofighter Typhoon is an advanced 4.5th generation multirole fighter, and as such is fitted with state-of-the-art flight and warfare technology. It features advanced (for FG) communication capabilities, several Radar modes, Electronic Countermeasures, an extended autopilot with Auto Climb (inc. Auto Take-off), Auto Attack and Auto Approach capabilities, and numerous others.
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The Eurofighter Typhoon is an advanced 4.5th generation multirole fighter, and as such will be fitted with state-of-the-art flight and warfare technology. Examples include: advanced (for FG) communication capabilities, several Radar modes, Electronic Countermeasures, an extended autopilot with Auto Climb (inc. Auto Take-off), Auto Attack and Auto Approach capabilities, and numerous others. In addition, the current release is an experimental naval variant equipped for carrier deployment and recovery - it is likely that at some stage, there will be two Typhoon variants - one land-based, one carrier-borne - bundled in the same aircraft folder.
  
==See Also==
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== Related content ==
*[[Eurofighter Typhoon: Flight Manual]] - a manual written especially for the FG Typhoon. A work in progress.
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* [[Eurofighter Typhoon: Flight Manual]] - a manual written especially for the FG Typhoon. A work in progress.
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* [[Eurofighter Typhoon: Familiarisation Exercise]]
  
==External links==
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== External links ==
 
* [http://www.eurofighter.com/ www.eurofighter.com] (Requires Adobe Flash)
 
* [http://www.eurofighter.com/ www.eurofighter.com] (Requires Adobe Flash)
 
* [http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/ef2000/ Eurofighter Typhoon] (airforce-technology.com)
 
* [http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/ef2000/ Eurofighter Typhoon] (airforce-technology.com)
 
[[Category:Aircraft]]
 
[[Category:Military aircraft]]
 

Latest revision as of 08:48, 6 June 2019

Eurofighter Typhoon
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Typhoon.jpg
A full spherical panorama of the Eurofighter Typhoon cockpit
A full spherical panorama of the Eurofighter Typhoon cockpit
Type Multirole aircraft, Fighter aircraft
Configuration Canard aircraft, Delta-wing aircraft
Propulsion Jet aircraft
Manufacturer Eurofighter GmbH
Author(s)
  • Detlef Faber
  • Maverick Alex
  • Almursi
  • Algernon
FDM YASim
--aircraft= typhoon
typhoonb

typhoon-2
Status development
Development
 Website The website for the Eurofighter Typhoon developments.
 Repository The development repository of the Eurofighter Typhoon.
Download Download the Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft package for the current stable release (2020.3).
Forum 'Eurofighter Typhoon' topic on the FlightGear forum.
License GPLv2+

The Eurofighter Typhoon is a twin-engine canard-delta wing multirole aircraft. It is being designed and built by a partner consortium, Eurofighter GmbH, founded in 1986, made up of the major aerospace companies of the four Eurofighter partner nations: 21% Alenia Aeronautica (Italy), 33% BAE Systems (UK), 13% EADS-CASA (Spain) and 33% EADS-Deutschland (Germany). Along with two other projects: Eurojet Turbo GmbH by Avio (Italy), ITP (Spain), MTU Aero Engines (Germany), and Rolls-Royce (UK), to develop the EJ200 engine for the new fighter aircraft; and Euroradar for Captor radar, comprised of EADS Defence Electronics (Germany), SELEX Galileo (UK and Italy) and INDRA (Spain). The project is managed by NETMA (NATO Eurofighter and Tornado Management Agency) which acts as the prime customer. The Eurofighter Typhoon entered service in 2003. [1]

Please note: some features do not work with FlightGear versions older than 1.9.

This aircraft is still under development, currently being undertaken by Almursi and Algernon. Both are contactable via the FlightGear Forum, where there is also a Eurofighter Typhoon topic on the forum This is a link to the FlightGear forum.. Please contact them there if you have any contributions to make to the aircraft project.

Flying the Eurofighter

It should be noted that the current release of the Eurofighter Typhoon has an FDM which replicates the capabilities of the airframe to a realistic degree. What isn't yet included is the automated flight management system which computes the optimum surface positions based on pilot input and flies within safe limits for the aircraft, and more importantly, the pilot. The aircraft is capable of extremely high-G manoeuvres and pilots are advised to proceed with caution intitally (fortunately solved in the latest version of the FDM).

Features Under Development

The Eurofighter Typhoon is an advanced 4.5th generation multirole fighter, and as such will be fitted with state-of-the-art flight and warfare technology. Examples include: advanced (for FG) communication capabilities, several Radar modes, Electronic Countermeasures, an extended autopilot with Auto Climb (inc. Auto Take-off), Auto Attack and Auto Approach capabilities, and numerous others. In addition, the current release is an experimental naval variant equipped for carrier deployment and recovery - it is likely that at some stage, there will be two Typhoon variants - one land-based, one carrier-borne - bundled in the same aircraft folder.

Related content

External links