Fly Away Simulation
Your #1 Source for Flight Simulators!

Search for Downloads

Use this form to search for downloads and addons including aircraft, scenery and more.

Search entire site

Use this form to perform a site-wide search for forum posts, news and reviews and videos.

Are you a freeware flight sim developer?  Why not submit your creation to our downloads library here.

FSX Cessna 177RG Cardinal

Complete with Base ModelJump to: Screenshots | Comments | File Details

A Gmax FSX/SDK retractable landing gear version of Cessna's 177 Cardinal proposed replacement for the 172. At 200 hp and considerably more aerodynamic than the 172, it was truly a standout airplane in its own right. This model is based on the real C177RG in which the author received his complex endorsement. Includes full function VC with accurately modified gauges. Model, textures and flight dynamics by Brett Henderson.

Screenshot of Cessna 177RG Cardinal on runway.

Screenshot of Cessna 177RG Cardinal on runway.

title=Cessna 177RG
ui_variation="White, Green"
ui_typerole="Single Engine Prop"
ui_createdby="Brett Henderson"
description="Cessna's one-time replacement for the 172."


Back to Top

The archive has 38 files and directories contained within it. View them...

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.cfg07.14.0720.62 kB
c177rg.air06.09.075.85 kB
Docs07.14.070 B
c177rg_01.jpg07.14.0775.14 kB
c177rg_02.jpg07.14.0772.39 kB
File_ID.txt07.15.07489 B
ReadMe.rtf07.14.072.62 kB
real_photos07.14.070 B
ANN_ARBOR.jpg07.14.0790.18 kB
NASHVILLE.jpg07.14.0775.71 kB
Oshkosh.jpg07.14.0773.38 kB
Real_C177rg_01.jpg07.14.07105.64 kB
Thumbs.db07.14.0715.50 kB
Thumbs.db07.14.076.00 kB
Model07.14.070 B
c177rg.MDL07.13.072.19 MB
c177rg_interior.MDL06.19.072.00 MB
model.cfg05.18.0751 B
Thumbs.db07.13.076.00 kB
panel07.14.070 B
c177.cab06.27.071.34 MB
C177_background_1024.bmp07.14.07524.05 kB
PANEL.CFG07.13.075.12 kB
Thumbs.db07.14.0719.50 kB
sound07.14.070 B
sound.cfg04.02.0736 B
Texture07.14.070 B
c177rg_1_C.bmp06.21.07256.07 kB
c177rg_2_C.bmp06.19.071.00 MB
c177rg_T.bmp07.14.071.00 MB
c177rg_T_spec.bmp06.26.071.00 MB
panel_C.bmp06.15.07512.07 kB
Prop_C177.bmp05.26.0716.07 kB
Prop_C177_C.bmp05.26.0716.07 kB
thumbnail.jpg07.14.077.57 kB
Thumbs.db07.14.0747.00 kB
flyawaysimulation.txt10.29.13959 B
Go to Fly Away Simulation.url01.22.1652 B


This file has an overall rating of 4.8 out of 5 with a total of 4 votes and 6 review comments.

File Details

Download hits
Microsoft Flight Simulator X (FSX) including Steam Edition & Prepar3D (P3D)
File size
4.60 MB
Virus Scan
Scanned within the last 30 days with ClamAV and found to be free of all known virus.
Access to file
Content Rating
Back to Top

If you like this, would you mind sharing it?

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.


Leave a Response
Cyrus RamseyTue, 27 Feb 2018 05:33:27 GMT

Awesome model! One of my favorite FSX planes of all time.

Any chance of more paint schemes, or maybe a fixed-gear version with wheel pants?

Pro MemberBeardSpriteSat, 22 Jul 2017 17:55:56 GMT

Fun plane to fly - thanks!

YankeeClipperTue, 05 Jan 2016 14:07:05 GMT

Seems a bit slow for an RG. Couldn't get more than 120 ktas at 85% and 8000 ft. No wind.

MattThu, 12 Nov 2015 02:59:33 GMT

Great plane! I can't get panel lights, or interior lights on though... Tis fine if I only use it for day flights.

Deltasierra59Wed, 28 Oct 2015 21:07:39 GMT

It might have to do with DirectX10. I switched it off again and than all liveries / Textures were well shown again. My system is Windows10 with the newest DirecX-drivers, but it seems not to harmonise with old versions.

Pro MemberdaveMon, 26 May 2014 00:02:11 GMT

I'd like to know why your programs work and 90 percent of the others don't.. What do you do different as your planes are the only one's the paint works... all other I download are ghost white we no graphics...

thanks for you great files

Leave a comment

Back to Top


Signing-up for a Pro account gives you super fast uncapped speed to the thousands of FSX, FS2004 & X-Plane downloads which include aircraft, scenery and more - click here to view the library for free or...

Go Pro
Sign-Up Now

Subscribe to our Free Newsletter

Join over 130,000 subscribers of our free dedicated flight simulation newsletter. Featuring new downloads, products and industry news.



Have you downloaded your copy of Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Steam Edition?

Yes, they have really improved it.
No, I haven't downloaded it yet...
I'm going to stick with my original FSX.
I haven't even moved to FSX, I'm sticking with FS2004.
No, X-Plane all the way!
...there's a Steam Edition?
I've moved to Prepar3D.

Votes 15435


Follow us on Social Networks

Subscribe to our newsletter

RSS Feed iPhone App

Terms & Privacy Policy | Contact Us

Copyright © 2018 Fly Away Simulation. All Rights Reserved.