This FAQ page pertains to the new X-15A-2 Special Edition (version 2.0) only. Refer to the X-15 Series FAQ for questions regarding version 1.0.
Answers to general and technical questions can be found in the Utility Flight Manual (online or PDF versions) available to registered users.
Answers to some general questions may be found below:
What do I get with my X-15A-2 SE addon?
Is the X-15A-2 Special Edition addon (version 2.0) an update to your previous X-15A-2 addon (version 1.0)?
Is the manual available in print form or PDF?
Are all the X-15A-2 systems simulated?
How realistic is the X-15A-2 SE addon?
The real X-15 could not take off from the ground but was dropped at a high altitude from a B-52 carrier. Why can the X-15A-2 SE addon take off from the ground? This is not realistic.
Where's the B-52?
I am an X-15 fan but a beginner flight simmer. Is the X-15A-2 SE addon too complex for me?
Does my X-15A-2 SE addon come with a virtual cockpit?
Does my X-15A-2 SE addon come with 2D panels?
What is the maximum speed of my X-15A-2 SE addon?
What is the maximum altitude than can be reached with my X-15A-2 SE addon?
Where's the parabrake?
Can the pilot eject from the aircraft?
INSTALLATION AND SETUP
I have trouble downloading my addon. The file transfer keeps getting interrupted. What can I do?
How do I install my new X-15A-2 SE addon?
What are the minimum system requirements for installing the X-15A-2 SE addon?
Can I re-download my addon if I lose the original file?
Is the X-15A-2 SE addon compatible with Microsoft® Flight Simulator X?
Is the X-15A-2 SE addon compatible with Microsoft® Flight Simulator X: Steam® Edition?
Is the X-15A-2 SE addon compatible with Microsoft® Flight Simulator 2004?
Is the X-15A-2 SE addon compatible with Lockheed Martin® Prepar3D®?
Is the addon version for Prepar3D® version 2 compatible with Prepar3D® version 1 and Flight Simulator X?
Are the addon versions for Flight Simulator X and Prepar3D® version 1 compatible with Prepar3D® version 2?
Is the X-15A-2 SE addon compatible with Laminar Research® X-Plane®?
Is this addon compatible with the latest version of Windows®?
Is this addon compatible with the latest version of DirectX®?
TECHNICAL SUPPORT & CONTACT INFORMATION
If I have other questions about the X-15A-2 SE addon, can I contact you?
How do I get product patches and updates?
I have some ideas about improving the X-15A-2 SE addon, or future exciting addons. Can I contact you?
I was involved in the real X-15 program during the 1960s and I would be interested in helping you improving this addon. Can I contact you?