FSX PA-42 Piper Cheyenne 400LS

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Complete with Base Model
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Microsoft Flight Simulator X (FSX) including Steam Edition & Prepar3D (P3D)
File size
9.92 MB
Virus Scan
Scanned 9 days ago (clean)
Access to file
Free (Freeware)
Content Rating
5 star rating.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars by 8 PRO members.

FSX PA-42 Piper Cheyenne 400LS The PA-42-1000 Piper Cheyenne 400LS is a high performance pressurised turboprop corporate aircraft seating up to nine passengers & is powered by two 1000shp AiResearch (Garrett) TPE-331-14A engines normally driving four-bladed Dowty rotol propellers, this model features improved performance five blade constant speed composite MT-propellers increasing max speed to over 400 knots.Gmax model with detailed interior & full animation of major parts.

PA42 Cheyenne in flightUses default B350 2D panel & VC. Layered PSD paintkit included. Model & master textures by Paul Craig.

Additional features that I have included in the model are When the aircraft is parked with the engines off, the engine & pitot tube covers along with the nose wheel chocks are visible, these also show up in the FSX preview screen.


  • Unzip downloaded files to a temporary folder
  • Copy & paste the "PA-42 Piper Cheyenne 400LS" folder into your Airplanes folder located by default as below:
    OS (C)/Program Files(x86)/Microsoft Games/Microsoft Flight Simulator X/SimObjects/Airplanes
  • Then open "PA-42 Effects" folder & copy & paste the "FX File" files into your FSX "Effects" folder & the "fx_pa-42" bitmap image into the effects texture folder located by default as below:
    OS (C)/Program Files(x86)/Microsoft Games/Microsoft Flight Simulator X/Effects

Door Operation

Shift+E - Opens port airstair.

Shift+E+1 - Opens port baggage door.

Author: Paul Craig

Images & Screenshots

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The archive pc_pa-42-1000.zip has 74 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
FILE_ID.DIZ08.17.15620 B
Installation Readme.txt08.29.151.76 kB
PA-42 Effects08.17.150 B
fx_landing_pa-42.fx05.15.153.43 kB
fx_pa-42.bmp05.16.1516.07 kB
fx_strobe_pa-42.fx05.16.152.45 kB
fx_taxi_pa-42.fx05.15.153.43 kB
PA-42 Piper Cheyenne 400LS08.17.150 B
aircraft.cfg08.28.1519.96 kB
Model08.17.150 B
model.cfg06.11.1593 B
PA-42.MDL06.14.157.71 MB
PA-42-1000.air06.06.1514.34 kB
Panel08.17.150 B
Panel.cfg06.23.1440 B
Sound08.17.150 B
sound.cfg02.27.1440 B
Texture.N313PC08.17.150 B
PA-42_Engine_L_T.dds06.09.151.00 MB
PA-42_Engine_L_T_Spec.dds06.10.151.00 MB
PA-42_Engine_R_T.dds06.09.151.00 MB
PA-42_Engine_R_T_Spec.dds06.10.151.00 MB
PA-42_Fuselage_T.dds08.19.154.00 MB
PA-42_Fuselage_T_Spec.dds06.10.151.00 MB
PA-42_Wing_L_T.dds06.10.151.00 MB
PA-42_Wing_L_T_Spec.dds06.10.151.00 MB
PA-42_Wing_R_T.dds06.10.151.00 MB
PA-42_Wing_R_T_Spec.dds06.10.151.00 MB
texture.cfg06.11.15142 B
thumbnail.jpg08.16.1510.60 kB
Texture.Shared08.17.150 B
Chrome.dds04.26.1532.12 kB
Exhaust_Inner_T.dds04.26.15128.12 kB
Exhaust_inner_T_Spec.dds06.13.15128.12 kB
Fresnel_Ramp.dds09.04.06640 B
Glass_01_T.dds05.02.154.12 kB
Glass_T.dds05.01.154.12 kB
Glass_T_Spec.dds05.02.154.12 kB
PA-42_Blade.dds04.25.15256.12 kB
PA-42_Engine_L_T_Bump.dds06.03.151.00 MB
PA-42_Engine_R_T_Bump.dds06.03.151.00 MB
PA-42_Fuselage_T_Bump.dds06.03.154.00 MB
PA-42_H_Stab_T.dds06.04.15512.12 kB
PA-42_H_Stab_T_Bump.dds06.04.15512.12 kB
PA-42_H_Stab_T_Spec.dds06.10.15512.12 kB
PA-42_Interior.dds06.05.151.00 MB
PA-42_Part.dds06.14.15128.12 kB
PA-42_Parts.dds06.04.15256.12 kB
PA-42_Parts_Bump.dds04.26.15256.12 kB
PA-42_Parts_Spec.dds06.11.1564.12 kB
PA-42_Wing_L_T_Bump.dds04.25.151.00 MB
PA-42_Wing_R_T_Bump.dds04.25.151.00 MB
Propmesh.dds05.03.15128.12 kB
Spinner_B_T.dds06.02.1564.12 kB
Spinner_T.dds05.25.1564.12 kB
Spinner_T_Bump.dds05.26.1564.12 kB
Spinner_T_Spec.dds05.25.1564.12 kB
PA-42-1000 PSD Paintkit08.20.150 B
Alphas08.19.150 B
Fuse Alpha.bmp06.13.1516.00 MB
General Alpha.bmp07.13.143.00 MB
L Wing Alpha.bmp04.20.151.00 MB
R Wing Alpha.bmp04.20.151.00 MB
PA-42 Complete Fuse.psd08.20.152.42 MB
PA-42_Engine_L_T.psd08.20.151.55 MB
PA-42_Fuselage_T.psd08.19.1510.01 MB
PA-42_H_Stab_T.psd08.20.15604.70 kB
PA-42_Wing_L_T.psd08.20.152.65 MB
PA-42-1000 Screenshot-1.png08.16.15505.04 kB
PA-42-1000 Screenshot-2.png08.16.15991.43 kB
PA-42-1000 Screenshot-3.png08.16.15671.07 kB
thumbnail.png08.16.1544.77 kB
flyawaysimulation.txt10.29.13959 B
Go to Fly Away Simulation.url01.22.1652 B

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Mark MasonMon, 23 Dec 2019 12:29:05 GMT

The Cheyenne is a great aircraft. I flew on over 40 test flights as a Q.A. group leader at Lakeland facility.

shogun1552Sat, 02 Nov 2019 13:51:01 GMT

This works great on p3dv4.

ThaddeusofohioWed, 27 Feb 2019 17:31:46 GMT

Plane starts out with the nose way up and the tail against the ground. Unrealistic flight model. No drag after deploying flaps & gear. Looks nice.

ArmaycoThu, 27 Dec 2018 01:14:53 GMT

The sound files are not included in this download

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