What else is still missing from your FS2004?

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Post by petermcleland »

[quote="Viscount Cornbank"]I've never seen a Britannia fly, although I saw a few on stand in active service, but watching those old Buccaneer episodes and reading the pilot's notes made me see what a marvelous, if very complex, aeroplane it actually was. It is undoubtedly the biggest missing gap in our virtual airliner heritage.

Hmmm,

I flew as a passenger in one from Nairobi to the UK...Took me several days to get my hearing back to normal. I would be happy to never see one again :think:

I rather enjoyed some passenger flying in the boom of a Beverley and I joined BEA with an ex-Beverley pilot who really enthused about it...Perhaps I would like a Beverley to fly in the Aden area :roll:

That's if I can't have a Venom :lol:
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Post by ianhind »

"whispering giant" Peter?

Obviously not on the inside


Edit: for our younger viewers :lol: , this was the nickname for the Britannia
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:lol: :lol: :lol:

I don't remember Britannia's being quite that noisey but perhaps that's why I'm partially deaf now!! :shock: It wasn't the noise that I remember from my Luqa-Brize flight.. more the fact I got wet :worried: Ice had formed around the door next to my seat and coming down over the channel, it started melting and I spent the rest of the flight getting dripped on :-({|= :lol:

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Post by petermcleland »

DaveB wrote::lol: :lol: :lol:

I don't remember Britannia's being quite that noisey but perhaps that's why I'm partially deaf now!! :shock: It wasn't the noise that I remember from my Luqa-Brize flight.. more the fact I got wet :worried: Ice had formed around the door next to my seat and coming down over the channel, it started melting and I spent the rest of the flight getting dripped on :-({|= :lol:
:lol: :lol: ...Dave I was seated in the plane of the props...hence the fact that I was deaf for days afterwards :worried:
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what else is still missing from your fs2004

Post by Tomliner »

Piston provost or Hastings or perhaps the Lockheed Starliner.
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Post by Paul K »

Bristol Britannia ( because it was the first aircraft I ever went up in :smile: ).
Bristol Freighter.
A decent Curtiss C-46 with lots of South American charter airline skins.
A new HP Halifax ( exploring the possibilities of doing one meself.)
More Shorts and Supermarine interwar flying boats.
Mosquito
Tiger Moth ( the two versions I've tried were disappointing :-({|= )
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Post by DispatchDragon »

Paul

I know three of your choices are either in works or being seriously considered as freeware for FS9 - theres also a freeware York in the pipes
If the gents can ever lay hand to a decent panel photograph

Oh yes Id like to add to my list

Beagle 242
DH Flamingo
Gemini
and Non British that rather twee little Checkslovakian (spelling) twin
with the twin tail looked like a mini Me110


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Post by ianhind »

Leif,

One of these? http://www.airliners.net/open.file/1126330/L/

If so, one is in progress: http://pwdt.virtualskies.net/index.phtml?page=news

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And for some of the other people's requests, it would be useful to know what has been tried.

eg there is a Hastings out there that was mentioned recently - do we say where, or just assume it's been tried and is "no good"?
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Post by DispatchDragon »

Thank you Ian I'll watch that site - as I said it is rather a twee little thing

As to the Hastings - I have it - I think it was done by the Berlin Group
its old but flies well and still looks authentic.....I posted some screenies
of mine not long ago in the Gallery


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Post by JohnWillimas »

petermcleland wrote:Perhaps I would like a Beverley to fly in the Aden area :roll:
Peter, there is a Beverley which was originally for FS2002 but has been updated for FS2004 - no real VC but quite fun to fly.

You can the base files on FlightSim.com (bevpt1.zip, bevpt2.zip, bevpt3.zip), and the FS2004 update (blackburnbeverleyupgrade.zip) at Classic British Files.

Cheers....
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