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FS2004 Douglas DC-3 World Rally 2008

Screenshot 1
Type
Repaint for Payware Model
Download hits
22
Compatibility
Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004
Filename
wr8_fs9.zip
File size
1.43 MB
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Scanned 17 days ago (clean)
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Free (Freeware)
Content Rating
Everyone

A repaint of the default DC-3 in a specially commissioned livery for the 2008 DC-3 World Rally, organised by the team at DC-3 Airways VA. Thereafter, you can keep this lovely lady as a souvenir of how well you flew! This livery is also available for the MAAM-SIM FS2002/FS2004 Passenger DC-3 as WR8_MAAM.ZIP. By Mark Beaumont, VP Fleet, DC-3 Airways.

Screenshot of Douglas DC-3 World Rally 2008 in flight.

Screenshot of Douglas DC-3 World Rally 2008 in flight.

  • Unzip wr8_fs9.zip to a temporary destination of your choice.
  • Using Windows Explorer, find the folder ....\Flight Simulator 9\Aircraft\Douglas_DC3\
  • Make a copy of the folder within named "texture".
  • Rename it "texture.wr2008".
  • Move the two files in the correspondingly named texture folder within this download into ....\Flight Simulator 9\Aircraft\Douglas_DC3\texture.wr2008\ and overwrite. If you choose to use the DXT3 alternative file, move that version of Douglas_DC3_1_T.bmp at this time and overwrite once more.
  • Back up the AIRCRAFT.CFG file in the 'Douglas_DC3' folder. Then in the original, under the last [flightsim.xx] entry but above the [General] section, copy and paste the following:

[fltsim.xx]
title=Douglas DC3 World Rally 2008
sim=Douglas_DC3
model=
panel=
sound=
texture=wr2008
kb_checklists=Douglas_DC3_check
kb_reference=Douglas_DC3_ref
atc_id_enable=1
atc_id=NC2008
atc_parking_types=RAMP,GATE
atc_id_color=
atc_heavy=0
atc_airline=
atc_flight_number=
ui_manufacturer="Douglas"
ui_type="DC-3"
ui_variation="DC-3 World Rally 2008"
description=Official repaint of the default FS9 DC-3 for the DC-3 World Rally 2008, by Mark Beaumont.

  • Before saving the file, change the [flightsim.xx] number so that it is next in sequence. By default, your aircraft registration is configured as NC2008. You can configure your tail number at any time within the sim, as you will be aware.
  • Save the file. Your new aircraft should now appear in the FS9 aircraft selection menu.

NOTE: This texture set will, of course, work with any variation you might have configured of the default DC-3. Hence if you have, for example, configured a Beaumont and Bitzer DC-3 folder with our airfile and panel modifications, simply add this texture set to that folder instead, in the manner described above.

Images/Screenshots

Screenshot 1

The archive wr8_fs9.zip has 12 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
DXT3 texture10.13.080 B
Douglas_DC3_1_T.bmp10.13.081.00 MB
file_id.diz10.13.08522 B
README_wr8_fs9.txt10.13.084.99 kB
texture.wr200810.13.080 B
Douglas_DC3_1_T.bmp10.13.084.00 MB
Prop_DC3.bmp08.09.05256.07 kB
wr8_fs9.gif10.13.0810.84 kB
wr8_fs9.jpg10.13.0846.81 kB
wr8_fs910.13.080 B
flyawaysimulation.txt10.29.13959 B
Go to Fly Away Simulation.url01.22.1652 B

Installation of Add-on Aircraft/Scenery

Most of the freeware add-on aircraft and scenery packages in our file library come with easy installation instructions which you can read above in the file description.  For further installation help, please see our Knowledge Center for our full range of tutorials or view the README file contained within the download.

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