Fly Away Simulation

FS2004 United Airlines Boeing 757-200 New Colors

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Type
Complete with Base Model
Download hits
219
Compatibility
Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004
Filename
ai752ua1.zip
File size
357.69 KB
Virus Scan
Scanned 17 days ago (clean)
Access to file
Free (Freeware)
Content Rating
Everyone

An accurate reproduction of the new United Airlines livery recently applied to the B757. This model from AI Aardvark was designed especially for AI traffic use. It features 5 LOD models and moving parts. Very detailed, includes animated gear, flaps and spoilers, antennas, flap canoes, simulated gear bays and specular highlights. Extremely frame rate friendly. Model by Craig Crawley. Paint by Daniel DiBacco.

Screenshot of United Airlines Boeing 757-200 in flight.

Screenshot of United Airlines Boeing 757-200 in flight.

Model by: Craig Crawley
Original Paint by: David Rawlins
FDE by: David Carter
Painted by: Daniel DiBacco

INSTALLATION:

Just drop the "AIA_757_200_United_NC" folder into your Flight Simulator AIRCRAFT folder. Then assign the aircraft to some flightplans and you're on your way.

If you are using any of the other AI Aardvark B757-200's that use the "aia_757_200_pw.mdl" you can use this texture with it in the same folder, after making the needed changes to the aircraft.cfg file.

NOTES

This aircraft was designed specifically for use as an AI aircraft. As such, the primary design criteria were that it look good sitting at the gate, or as seen when landing from an aircraft waiting to take off.

This plane also uses 5 different LOD (levels of detail) models, which means that as the plane gets visually smaller, the model displayed becomes simpler and simpler, thus reducing the drag on your computer.

If you download a GMAX aircraft that is just gorgeous, but really chews up your frame rates when used as AI if several of them appear on the screen at once, the designer probably did not use the LOD feature, so the model is always 20,000 polygons no matter how far away from you it is.

AI FLIGHT DYNAMICS

FDE's for AI aircraft are somewhat of a compromise. Dynamics that allow beautiful takeoffs often result in planes that will not land or land very badly. AIA fde's are also designed with traffic flow in mind. This means an AIA aircraft is going to touch down very near the end of the runway and quickly exit to make room for the next aircraft. If you want more "float" on landing, you can adjust the cruise lift, parasite drag and induced drag parameters in the aircraft.cfg file.

 

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The archive ai752ua1.zip has 15 files and directories contained within it.

File Contents

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Filename/Directory File Date File Size
FILE_ID.diz05.22.04480 B
aia_757_200_pw.air05.22.048.90 kB
Aircraft.cfg05.22.0413.97 kB
model05.23.040 B
aia_757_200_pw.mdl05.22.04275.74 kB
model.cfg05.22.0433 B
texture.United Airlines (New)05.23.040 B
aia_757_200_pw_l.bmp05.22.04256.07 kB
aia_757_200_pw_t.bmp05.22.041.00 MB
AIA_757_200_United_NC05.23.040 B
ai752ua1.gif05.22.044.25 kB
ai752ua1.jpg05.22.0455.84 kB
AIA_752_United_Airlines_README.txt05.22.043.89 kB
flyawaysimulation.txt10.29.13959 B
Go to Fly Away Simulation.url01.22.1652 B

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