FS2004 Flight Dynamics For Douglas C-47A

Flight Dynamics For Douglas C-47A (DC-3). By Daniel Nole.

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Flight Dynamics For Douglas C-47A (DC-3). By Daniel Nole.

Here you have a new corrected air file and flight dynamics for a Douglas DC-3, model C-47A.

You have with this file:

  • Four realistic fuel tanks with 804 gals(202-202-200-200)
  • MTOW weight for a C-47A(31.000 lbs)and right empty weight(16.970 lbs)
  • Corrected RPM and Manifold pressure for the R1830-92
  • Propeller parameters corrected and adjusted
  • Engines parameter corrected
  • Corrected stall speed and cruising speed
  • Right climb and cruise speed
  • Right consum for the R1830-92
  • Airplane geometry adjusted
  • Autopilot functions corrected
  • Flight tuning actualized

Now you can fly the Gooney at 10.000 ft with 140-160 kt.

Some tips:

Taxi the C-47 with the keyboard buttons F11(left brake) and F12(right brake); rudder and tail wheel operative with 60 or more kts, you can also utilized like the original, differential power with the engines.

Manifold depression for take off like the original: 46 MP with a maximum power of 2700 RPM(only five minutes maximum).You can make a take-off with 75 to 80% of rich mix(your engines win more lifetime).


All test realized with the realistic FS2004 parameters in the middle position, AUTORUDDER OFF, G effects ON,SUN glare ON, IAS speed,Gyro drift ON. Sensitivity 80 %, 80%, 90%,null zone 10%(all parameters).


  • Place the model file in the place of the old one.
  • Place the aircraft and Airfile and deleted the old two.

You have a reserve new aircraft file for you new C-47A, you must write de dates of your new creation.

Happy flights!

The archive airfc47a.zip has 10 files and directories contained within it.

File Contents

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Filename/Directory File Date File Size
aircraft.cfg08.17.0315.78 kB
C-47A.air08.17.036.57 kB
example of aircraft with not dates08.17.030 B
aircraft.cfg08.17.0315.64 kB
model08.17.030 B
C-47A.mdl05.31.032.44 MB
model.cfg08.16.0322 B
Readme first.txt08.17.032.08 kB
flyawaysimulation.txt10.29.13959 B
Go to Fly Away Simulation.url01.22.1652 B
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