Fly Away Simulation

FSX VARIG Douglas C-47

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Microsoft Flight Simulator X (FSX) including Steam Edition & Prepar3D (P3D)
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Textures for the Douglas C47 by Manfred Jahn and team. The textures depict the C-47A PP-VBF of the Brazilian airline VARIG. It remained in service until August 1971. C-47 Skytrain Exterior Base Pack 1.0 required (C47BASEPACK.ZIP), optionally also the interior model tweak (C47_INTERIOR.ZIP). This repaint was created by using the original paint kit released with the aircraft. By Huub Vink.

Screenshot of VARIG Douglas C-47 in flight.

Screenshot of VARIG Douglas C-47 in flight.

  • Unzip to a temporary location.
  • Copy the folder "texture.VARIG_PPVBF" to your "Douglas_C-47" sub-directory in FSX.
  • Copy and paste the following entry into the aircraft.cfg file inside the "Douglas_C-47" sub-directory (replacing the XX with the next number in line after your last existing paint scheme - if the last paint scheme already on the list is fltsim.6, this should be fltsim.7)

Title=Douglas C-47 VARIG PPVBF
ui_type=C-47 Skytrain
ui_variation=VARIG PP-VBF
ui_typerole=Twin Engine Prop
ui_createdby=Microsoft Corporation
description= The C-47A-50-DL (cn 10156) PP-VBF in the colours of the Brasilian airliner VARIG. This aircraft was delivered to the USAAF in 1942 as 42-24294. After the war it was sold to Hughes Tool Company. Who re-sold it to VARIG, where it was used to transport both cargo as passengers. It remained in service until August 1971. It was completely restored by the VARIG maintenance and put on display.


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The archive has 22 files and directories contained within it.

File Contents

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Filename/Directory File Date File Size
em 1975.jpg09.18.1150.69 kB
readme.txt09.18.112.37 kB
request_T_aa.jpg09.18.11144.63 kB
request_T_ac.jpg09.18.1193.89 kB
texture.VARIG_PPVBF09.18.110 B
C47_1_T.dds09.17.114.00 MB
c47_1_T_bump.dds02.19.114.00 MB
C47_1_T_spec.dds09.17.114.00 MB
C47_2_T.dds09.18.114.00 MB
c47_2_T_bump.dds02.19.114.00 MB
C47_2_T_spec.dds09.17.114.00 MB
C47_3_T.dds01.31.118.12 kB
C47_pilot.dds01.12.11128.12 kB
Douglas_DC3_1_C.dds03.07.11512.12 kB
Douglas_DC3_2_C.dds03.07.11128.12 kB
fresnel_ramp.dds09.04.06640 B
PROPDISK1.dds03.12.11256.12 kB
texture.cfg01.12.11137 B
thumbnail.jpg09.17.1128.77 kB
thumbnail.jpg09.17.1128.77 kB
flyawaysimulation.txt10.29.13959 B
Go to Fly Away Simulation.url01.22.1652 B

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