Fly Away Simulation

FS2004 Short S.45 Solent 4

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Type
Complete with Base Model
Download hits
301
Compatibility
Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004
Filename
sol_4_v1.zip
File size
7.9 MB
Virus Scan
Scanned 19 days ago (clean)
Access to file
Free (Freeware)
Content Rating
Everyone

The Solent 4 was a large and powerful flying boat airliner built for TEAL (Tasman Empire Airways Ltd) who used them from 1949 to 1960. One is preserved today in New Zealand. Textures for TEAL (early and late) and Aquila Airways included. By Jens B. Kristensen.

Screenshot of Short S.45 Solent 4 in flight.

Screenshot of Short S.45 Solent 4 in flight.

Installation:

Just unzip this archive to the Flight Simulator 9\aircraft folder. Remember to 'use folder names' when unzipping.

Sounds:

The stock FS2004 DC-3 sounds are used. Replace with more interesting propliner sounds if you wish.

The gauges are to a large extent default gauges of Flight Simulator 2004. The fuel gauges are by Jay Crawford 1999. Magneto switches, starter buttons, prop feathering buttons flap indicator and engine gauges are by Mike (MoparMike) Wagner. Please read his original readme files in the \panel folder.

The pilot figure is borrowed from the LA-7 sample project included with FSDS2.

This plane was made with FSDS 2.24, the textures with Paint Shop Pro and DxtBmp.

Good luck flying the Short Solent!

Images/Screenshots

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The archive sol_4_v1.zip has 91 files and directories contained within it.

File Contents

This list displays the first 500 files in the package. If the package has more, you will need to download it to view them.

Filename/Directory File Date File Size
Aircraft.cfg07.19.059.53 kB
FileID.diz07.19.05347 B
FileID.txt07.19.05345 B
Image2.jpg07.19.0526.00 kB
Image3.jpg07.19.0554.58 kB
Image4.jpg07.19.0559.75 kB
Image5.jpg07.16.0594.32 kB
Licence.rtf06.23.054.05 kB
Manual07.19.050 B
Short Solent 4 notes.pdf07.19.05364.77 kB
model07.19.050 B
Model.cfg06.26.0531 B
Short Solent.mdl07.16.051.98 MB
model.aquila07.19.050 B
Model.cfg06.26.0531 B
short solent.m0007.13.051.97 MB
short solent.m0107.14.051.87 MB
short solent.m0207.15.051.88 MB
short solent.m0307.15.051.88 MB
Short Solent.mdl07.16.051.89 MB
panel07.19.050 B
Douglas_DC3.cab06.13.031.31 MB
enginepanel.bmp04.25.04394.92 kB
gbyjfuelleft_pct.gau05.28.99158.50 kB
gbyjfuelright_pct.gau05.28.99158.50 kB
Mainpanel.bmp06.29.052.25 MB
MAPE_Brit_4eng.gau03.12.02284.50 kB
MAPE_Brit_4eng.txt04.10.021016 B
MAPE_Brit_PropFeather.gau05.11.02189.00 kB
MAPE_Brit_PropFeather.jpg09.13.026.85 kB
MAPE_Gauge_ReadMe.txt04.06.023.32 kB
MAPE_Halifax_Mags.gau02.09.02269.00 kB
MAPE_P11_COMPASS.GAU09.09.03232.50 kB
MAPE_US4eng.gau04.13.01210.00 kB
navpanel.bmp10.01.04108.49 kB
panel.cfg07.19.058.35 kB
quad4en.gau02.03.02194.00 kB
Readme.txt07.19.051.39 kB
Short Solent.air07.15.056.59 kB
Solent_ref.htm07.15.051.85 kB
sound07.19.050 B
Sound.cfg06.23.0535 B
texture07.19.050 B
Cabin.bmp07.07.051.00 MB
cockpit.bmp07.13.051.00 MB
cyl_16.bmp04.25.0421.43 kB
Engine parts.bmp07.06.051.00 MB
Fuselage top etc.bmp07.07.051.00 MB
Fuselage.bmp07.06.051.00 MB
Fuselage_L.bmp07.06.051.00 MB
Left wing.bmp07.15.051.00 MB
Metallic.bmp02.09.0485.43 kB
Pilots.bmp08.28.04257.05 kB
pilot_face.bmp03.17.0485.43 kB
Right wing.bmp07.15.051.00 MB
tail etc.bmp06.27.051.00 MB
Virtual cockpit.bmp07.13.051.00 MB
texture.aotearoa207.19.050 B
Cabin.bmp07.07.051.00 MB
cockpit.bmp07.13.051.00 MB
cyl_16.bmp04.25.0421.43 kB
Engine parts.bmp07.06.051.00 MB
Fuselage top etc.bmp07.07.051.00 MB
Fuselage.bmp07.13.051.00 MB
Fuselage_L.bmp07.06.051.00 MB
Left wing.bmp07.15.051.00 MB
Metallic.bmp02.09.0485.43 kB
Pilots.bmp08.28.04257.05 kB
pilot_face.bmp03.17.0485.43 kB
Right wing.bmp07.15.051.00 MB
tail etc.bmp07.15.051.00 MB
Virtual cockpit.bmp07.13.051.00 MB
texture.aquila07.19.050 B
Cabin.bmp07.07.051.00 MB
cockpit.bmp07.13.051.00 MB
cyl_16.bmp04.25.0421.43 kB
Engine parts.bmp07.14.051.00 MB
Fuselage top etc.bmp07.14.051.00 MB
Fuselage.bmp07.14.051.00 MB
Fuselage_L.bmp07.06.051.00 MB
Left wing.bmp07.15.051.00 MB
Metallic.bmp02.09.0485.43 kB
Pilots.bmp08.28.04257.05 kB
pilot_face.bmp03.17.0485.43 kB
Right wing.bmp07.15.051.00 MB
tail etc.bmp07.15.051.00 MB
Virtual cockpit.bmp07.13.051.00 MB
thumbnail.gif07.19.059.07 kB
JBK Short Solent 407.19.050 B
flyawaysimulation.txt10.29.13959 B
Go to Fly Away Simulation.url01.22.1652 B

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