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Douglas DC8-53 Air Afrique

Douglas DC8-53 Air Afrique
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Manufacturer: McDonnell Douglas
Product Code: DC8-53-RK
Aircraft model: Dee Waldron (HJG)
Flight dynamics: Philippe Marion
Engine sounds: Benoit Plamondon (Aeromusica)
Lights and effects: Philippe Marion
Camera views: Philippe Marion
Paint scheme: Philippe Marion
Virtual cockpit: NO
File size: 61,021 KB
Availability: Download

Description

Air Afrique Douglas DC8 TU-TCB "Brazzaville", delivered in January 1964.
This aircraft was leased to UTA from 1965 to 1968 while the French airline was waiting for its new DC8-62's.
Back with Air Afrique, it will be assigned to the transatlantique routes until 1983 when it is finally retired.
In 20 years of service, it achieved 55 684 flying hours and 21 679 landings.


Aircraft Author: Dee Waldron (HJG).
Flight Dynamics: Philippe Marion.
Lights and Effects: Philippe Marion.
Repaint: Air Afrique TU-TCB by Philippe Marion.

Sounds (flightdeck environment & exterior sounds):
    Original Package: Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B Engine sounds
    Original Author: Aeromusica.

2D Panel (No VC):
    Original Package: HJG_DC-8-50_INS_Panel_v1
    Original Authors: Steve Weiher, Marco Balzarotti, Michael Verlin.
    Updated by Philippe Marion.

    
Aircraft Characteristics:

Air File: DC-8-50_2k4.air
Model File: dc-8-50_v5.mdl

- Model with Full animations (Rudder ground steering).
- HD 32bit 888-8 textures (with Alpha Channel).
- DXT3 (16bit) night textures.
- High quality JT3D engine & environment sounds.
- New Lights and Effects.
- Realistic DC8-53 flight dynamics.
- Realistic ATC callsign, type and model.
- Animated jetways ready (Ctrl-j).
- 8 camera views.


INSTALLATION:

1 - Extract the zip archive in the folder of your choice.
In the folder you should find 3 folders: "Airplanes", "Effects", "Gauges" and "Sound".
2 - Copy/Paste the complete "Airplanes" folder in your FSX \SimObjects folder.
3 - Copy/Paste the content of the "Effects" folder in your FSX \Effects folder.
4 - Copy/Paste the content of the "Gauges" folder in your FSX \Gauges folder.
5 - Copy/Paste the content of the "Sound" folder in your FSX \Sound folder.
Note: You may need Administrator's permissions to do the above.
6 - Launch FSX, Select your new DC8-53 and go flying!


TESTING ENVIRONMENT:

This aircraft was tested in Windows 7 x64.
Microsoft Flight Simulator X Steam Edition (DX9).
Microsoft Flight Simulator X + Acceleration Pack (DX10).
DX10 Preview Mode with SteveFX DX10 Scenery Fixer v3.3.


DESIGN TOOLS:

Textures painted with Paint.net.
Textures converted with MWGraphic's DXTBmp.
Lights and Effects created with FXEditor.
Sounds edited with Ocenaudio.

 

If you have any questions, comments, suggestions, or criticisms about this package, please contact me at marionphilippe@hotmail.com
This package and repaint is intended for FREEWARE use only. It may not be redistributed for profit.

 

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