FS2004 South African Airways Douglas DC-7B

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Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004
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This was the world's fastest piston-engined airliner and in 1956 SAA became the first non-American airline to place the type in service, replacing the Lockheed Constellations on the European routes. SAA's service across the Indian Ocean to Perth was pioneered by the DC-7B. The four aircraft were later used internally before being sold in 1966/7. Later paint scheme. Livery by Andre Reimers. Aircraft model by Greg Pepper and Tom Gibson.

South African Airways Douglas DC-7B landing on runway.

South African Airways Douglas DC-7B landing on runway.

  • If you haven't done so very recently, please download and install the CalClassic International DC-7B. It is the American Airlines DC-7B Base Pack.
  • If you haven't done so very recently, please download and install the CalClassic DC-7 to get the panel and sounds. It is the United Airlines DC-7 Base Pack.
  • If you already have these installed and have added other liveries to the folders, please back up your aircraft.cfg file before installing (rename it aircraft_old.cfg). Add these livery sections to the new aircraft.cfg file after re-installation. Nothing needs to be deleted before re-installation.
  • If you are using FSX, don't forget to copy all folders from the FSX/Aircraft folder to the FSX/Simobjects/Airplanes folder after installing both of these packages.
  • Copy the entire texture.saa_dke_late folder included in this package into the FS9/Aircraft/DC-7B Intl or FSX/Simobjects/Airplanes/DC-7B Intl folder.
  • Add the following to your aircraft.cfg for the DC-7B International version (in the FS9/Aircraft/DC-7B Intl or FSX/Simobjects/Airplanes/DC-7B Intl folder). Place it at the bottom of the list of liveries already present.

title=DC-7B South African Airways ZS-DKE - Late
ui_variation=South African Airways ZS-DKE - Late
description=This aircraft was acquired in March 1956 and was used on the Johannesburg to London first class routes and later on the Wallaby service to Perth Australia. Late paint.

  • Change the X in the first line added above to the next higher number in the listing.
  • Save the file.
  • You should find the plane listed as a Douglas DC-7B South African Airways ZS-DKE - Late in the Select Aircraft menu of FS.


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The archive saa_zs-dke_late.zip has 56 files and directories contained within it.

File Contents

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Filename/Directory File Date File Size
file_id.diz06.10.10423 B
Readme.txt06.10.103.09 kB
saa_zs-dke_late.gif06.07.1010.84 kB
SAA3.jpg06.09.1057.20 kB
SAA4.jpg06.07.1065.58 kB
texture.saa_zs-dke_late06.10.100 B
blurred_prop.bmp05.26.1064.07 kB
blurred_prop_alpha.bmp05.14.1065.05 kB
DC7_leftaft_L.bmp06.09.101.00 MB
dc7_leftaft_t.bmp06.06.101.00 MB
dc7_leftaft_t_alpha.bmp06.06.101.00 MB
DC7_leftfwd_L.bmp06.09.101.00 MB
dc7_leftfwd_t.bmp06.06.101.00 MB
dc7_leftfwd_t_alpha.bmp06.06.101.00 MB
DC7_rtaft_L.bmp06.09.101.00 MB
dc7_rtaft_t.bmp06.06.101.00 MB
dc7_rtaft_t_alpha.bmp06.06.101.00 MB
DC7_rtfwd_L.bmp06.09.101.00 MB
dc7_rtfwd_t.bmp06.06.101.00 MB
dc7_rtfwd_t_alpha.bmp06.06.101.00 MB
dc7cowl_flaps_t.bmp06.05.1032.07 kB
dc7cowl_flaps_t_alpha.bmp06.05.1033.05 kB
dc7cowl1_t.bmp06.05.10256.07 kB
dc7cowl1_t_alpha.bmp06.05.10257.05 kB
dc7cowl2_t.bmp06.05.10256.07 kB
dc7cowl2_t_alpha.bmp06.05.10257.05 kB
dc7cowl23_t.bmp05.22.10256.07 kB
dc7cowl3_t.bmp06.05.10256.07 kB
dc7cowl3_t_alpha.bmp06.05.10257.05 kB
dc7cowl4_t.bmp06.05.10256.07 kB
dc7cowl4_t_alpha.bmp06.05.10257.05 kB
Glass.bmp05.11.104.07 kB
Interior.bmp06.02.10256.07 kB
Interior_L.bmp01.19.10256.07 kB
leather.bmp05.11.101.00 MB
Metallic_L.bmp05.11.1064.07 kB
Metallic_T.bmp05.11.1064.07 kB
pan1_L.bmp05.11.10256.07 kB
pan2_L.bmp05.11.10341.43 kB
Stairs_L.bmp01.19.10330 B
stairs_t.bmp06.09.1064.07 kB
stairs_t_save.bmp05.30.1064.07 kB
Thumbs.db06.10.1025.00 kB
virtual cockpit 2.bmp05.11.101.33 MB
virtual cockpit 2_L.bmp05.11.101.33 MB
virtual cockpit 3.bmp05.11.101.33 MB
virtual cockpit 3_L.bmp05.11.101.33 MB
virtual cockpit 4.bmp05.11.101.00 MB
virtual cockpit 4_L.bmp05.11.101.33 MB
virtual cockpit 5.bmp05.11.101.33 MB
virtual cockpit 5_L.bmp05.11.101.33 MB
virtual cockpit.bmp05.11.101.33 MB
virtual cockpit_L.bmp05.11.101.33 MB
Thumbs.db06.10.1014.50 kB
flyawaysimulation.txt10.29.13959 B
Go to Fly Away Simulation.url01.22.1652 B

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