Can the Jay by RedBird be used for instrument currency?
Per the supplier: "The JAY is not approved or certified by the FAA or any other foreign government or entity for use in flight training to satisfy required proficiency time, instrument experience, training for certificates or ratings. The use of the JAY for the foregoing purposes is not approved and should not be so used." However, the TD simulator by RedBird is a FAA approved BATD and can be used for instrument currency.
Will this simulator accurately side slip or slip for cross winds
Per the manufacturer, the Jay by Redbird can accurately simulate and you can perform side slips and slips for cross winds.
For the Jay by Redbird, is the pre-loaded Cessna Caravan the G1000 or Steam gauge edition?
Per Redbird, the pre-loaded Cessna Caravan is the steam gauge edition.
Is the Parrot Emulator available for the Jay?
Per the supplier, not currently but there are plans to have it available in the future.
Does the Jay come with the ATC Parrott software? Also can I install my TrackIR 5 in this machine?
The ATC Parrott software is currently in the works and has no timeframe for release yet. In regard to the TrackIR 5 software, it is not officially supported by Redbird as it is 3rd party software but has been installed by users of the Jay and has worked fine.
Can I attach additional monitors to the Jay by Redbird, left and right, to improve realism?
The Jay does not allow for additional monitors to be installed. One monitor can mirror the main Jay screen, but no extension of visuals is supported.
What avionics are on the pre-loaded Caravan? Is it Garmin or Bendix/King?
The avionics are Benedix/King in the Caravan on the Jay.
What other aircraft, espescially experimentals, are available for the Jay by Redbird, either for purchase or open source?
While there are not any experimental aircraft that come preloaded on the Jay, we do recommend a few companies that build their own flight models for purchase. Those companies are Carenado, A2A Simulations, and Eaglesoft. If the flight model is compatible with Flight Simulator X or Prepar3D then it can be flown on the Jay.
The Redbird website shows the Jay as coming with 8GB RAM but here it is shown as only 4GB. Which is correct? What is the lead time for shipping this item (including the optional rudder pedals)?
This was old data on our site which has been corrected. The Jay's are now shipping with 8GB RAM. The Jay's (including the pedals) usually ship in 2-3 business days.
Is the Jay by RedBird compatible with Windows 10?
A computer is included with the Jay and it runs Windows 7. The Jay is entirely self contained.
Does the Redbird Jay have force-feedback in the yoke?
Per Redbird, no, the Jay comes with a standard yoke, not the force feedback.