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FS2004 Great Lakes Airlines Douglas DC-4

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Type
Repaint
Download hits
328
Compatibility
Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004
Filename
gla.zip
File size
1.53 MB
Virus Scan
Scanned 23 days ago (clean)
Access to file
Free (Freeware)
Content Rating
Everyone

Textures only; requires DC4_V10.ZIP. Great Lakes Airlines, a non-sked of Burbank, California, operated between 1946 and 1962 providing irregular scheduled service across the USA. Some of their services were known as "Super Skycoach." They flew DC-4s, DC-6s and Constellations. Model by Jens Kristensen. Repaint by Dave McQueen.

Screenshot of Great Lakes Airlines Douglas DC-4 in flight.

Screenshot of Great Lakes Airlines Douglas DC-4 in flight.

This is Jens Kristensen's model repainted by Dave McQueen, January, 2006, textures only. You must download and install his DC-4 model for FS2004 to use these files. Look for DC4_V10.zip.

Great Lakes Airlines of Burbank, California operated between 1946 and 1962 providing irregular scheduled service across the USA. Some of their services were known as "Super Skycoach." They flew DC-4, DC-6 and constellations.

N65141 was delivered to the USAAF in April, 1944. Braniff Airways bought the plane in November, 1945. Trans continental Airlines bought it in 1955 and painted it into the paint scheme shown on the simulation. Great Lakes bought it in 1957. It was labeled the "Lake Ontario" and later sold in March, 1959. Several carriers continued to operate N65141. The plane crashed into a mountain in Afghanistan, December 12, 1963.

Installation:

  • First, make sure that the base model (DC4_v10.zip) is installed on your system.
  • Find the Microsoft Games\Flight Simulator 9\Aircraft\JBK Douglas DC-4 folder on your system, and place the texture.great folder there.
  • Copy and paste the following section to your DC-4 aircraft.cfg file, replacing the XXX in [fltsim.XXX] with the next number in sequence with other repaints already there (i.e [fltsim.0, fltsim1, etc.)

[fltsim.XXX]
title=JBK Douglas_DC4 Great Lakes
sim=C-54B
model=
panel=
sound=
texture=great
kb_checklists=C-54B_check
kb_reference=C-54B_ref
ui_manufacturer=Douglas
ui_type=DC-4 (JBK)
ui_variation=Great Lakes Airlines
description=Douglas DC-4 Great Lakes, a converted C-54B.
atc_heavy=0
atc_id=N65141
atc_airline=Great Lakes
atc_flight_number=N65141

Images/Screenshots

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The archive gla.zip has 30 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
Readme.txt01.22.062.82 kB
GLA2.jpg01.22.0613.09 kB
GLA1.jpg01.22.0627.46 kB
GLA.gif01.22.068.97 kB
cyl_16.bmp01.26.0332.08 kB
dc4cowl14_t.bmp10.20.05256.07 kB
dc4cowling23_t.bmp10.20.05256.07 kB
dc4cowling_t.bmp10.20.05256.07 kB
dc4fustop_etc_t.bmp11.19.051.00 MB
dc4nacelle2_t.bmp10.20.05256.07 kB
dc4nacelle3_t.bmp10.20.05256.07 kB
dc4_leftaft_t.bmp01.22.061.00 MB
dc4_leftaft_t_L.bmp01.22.061.00 MB
dc4_leftfwd_t.bmp01.22.061.00 MB
dc4_leftfwd_t_L.bmp01.22.061.00 MB
dc4_rtaft_t.bmp01.22.061.00 MB
dc4_rtaft_t_L.bmp01.22.061.00 MB
dc4_rtfwd_t.bmp01.22.061.00 MB
dc4_rtfwd_t_L.bmp01.22.061.00 MB
Fuse_inside.bmp11.05.051.00 MB
leather.bmp12.15.051.00 MB
Metallic.bmp02.09.0485.43 kB
Pilots.bmp08.28.04257.05 kB
pilot_face.bmp03.17.0485.43 kB
virtual cockpit 2.bmp12.15.051.00 MB
virtual cockpit 3.bmp12.16.051.00 MB
virtual cockpit.bmp12.16.051.00 MB
texture.great01.22.060 B
flyawaysimulation.txt10.29.13959 B
Go to Fly Away Simulation.url01.22.1652 B

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