FSX Aero Commander AC500

PreviewAn Aero Commander AC500 model for FSX and FSX: Steam Edition.

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Complete with Base Model
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Microsoft Flight Simulator X (FSX) including Steam Edition & Prepar3D (P3D)
File size
40.13 MB
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Scanned 19 days ago (clean)
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Free (Freeware)
Content Rating
5 star rating.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars by 4 PRO members.

An Aero Commander AC500 model for FSX and FSX: Steam Edition.

AC500 commander on ramp.Package includes 1 model, custom panels and era gauges, custom sounds, custom Flight Model, and 3 liveries.

Compatible with all the original repaints.

Simple installation; lots of Aero Commander fun :-)


  1. Since your FSX/P3D/Steam setup may be different than mine, place the enclosed ac500fsx aircraft container folder in your airplanes folder.
  2. There are two effects in this package that go in your effects folder.
  3. This package uses custom gauges that are maintained in the ac500fsx/panel folder.

This FSX Native flight sim aircraft is designed by Milton Shupe, panel by Scott Thomas and textures by Andre Folkers. There are other copyright files by other authors denoted in their respective readme's.

Model Designer: Milton Shupe
Flight Dynamics: Milton Shupe
Technical Data: Barry Collman, Chris Haag, Jim Metzer, Keith Cloudcraft, Milt Concannon, and others from the Twin Commander Flight Group
Panel: Copyright by Scott Thomas
XML Gauges: Scott Thomas
XML Advisor: many thanks to Nick Pike for technical and programming assistance
Gear Wind Gauge: FPDA (See FPDA Readme)
Textures: Andre Folkers
Sounds (Aliased): Gary Jones
Special Effects: Microsoft

Images & Screenshots

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The archive ac500fsxpkg.zip has 242 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
ac500fsx05.02.170 B
AC500vc.air05.01.1710.78 kB
AC500vc_000.air02.14.049.06 kB
AC500_check.htm02.24.0431.66 kB
AC500_check_files05.02.170 B
filelist.xml02.14.04201 B
image001.png02.14.04179.34 kB
image002.gif02.14.0422.31 kB
AC500_notes.txt02.07.042.03 kB
AC500_ref.htm02.18.045.14 kB
aircraft.cfg05.02.1715.67 kB
aircraft_000.cfg05.01.1712.49 kB
Documentation05.02.170 B
500SPECS.txt04.30.171.49 kB
AC500 Panel Docs05.02.170 B
Detail Doc.JPG02.14.04160.58 kB
ECU Doc.JPG02.14.0422.72 kB
FPDA_Gear_Wind_Readme.txt06.12.034.91 kB
Main Panel Doc.JPG02.14.04228.66 kB
Overhead VC Doc.JPG02.14.0493.58 kB
Overhead2d Doc.JPG02.14.0477.84 kB
Fact File-Model 500.doc02.07.0466.00 kB
FILE_ID.DIZ05.02.17367 B
FILE_ID.txt05.02.17369 B
FSNavigator.txt03.05.04340 B
FSX Installation.txt05.02.17460 B
Readme.txt04.30.171.83 kB
USE and DISTRIBUTION.txt05.02.171016 B
Hold FM05.02.170 B
Image218.gif02.18.0424.11 kB
model.ac500fsx05.02.170 B
ac500fsx.mdl05.01.172.02 MB
ac500fsx_interior.mdl05.01.171.98 MB
model.cfg04.27.1753 B
Panel.blu05.02.170 B
500Bmain1.7.bmp02.01.04909.96 kB
500BOver.bmp02.22.04373.04 kB
500BOverNight.bmp02.22.04373.04 kB
500BZoom.bmp02.01.04137.22 kB
overhead.bmp02.11.041.00 MB
panel.CFG04.29.1713.77 kB
ST_500.CAB02.27.042.71 MB
VCCtr.bmp02.01.041.00 MB
VCGlare.bmp02.14.041.00 MB
VCLeft.bmp02.10.041.00 MB
VCRight.bmp02.01.041.00 MB
panel.tan05.02.170 B
500Tmain1.7.bmp02.11.04909.96 kB
500TOver.bmp02.19.04373.04 kB
500TOverNight.bmp02.19.04373.04 kB
500TZoom.bmp02.11.04137.22 kB
overhead.bmp02.11.041.00 MB
panel.CFG04.29.1714.09 kB
ST_500.CAB04.20.042.69 MB
VCCtr.bmp02.21.04257.07 kB
VCGlare.bmp02.21.04257.07 kB
VCLeft.bmp02.21.04257.07 kB
VCRight.bmp02.21.04257.07 kB
sound05.02.170 B
Aero_apdis.wav08.15.01176.62 kB
Aero_flaps.wav07.31.10307.40 kB
Aero_geardn.wav07.31.10435.53 kB
Aero_gearup.wav07.31.10533.02 kB
Aero_gearwarn.wav08.15.01239.59 kB
Aero_gyro.wav08.15.012.86 MB
Aero_noncomb1.wav09.16.9955.79 kB
Aero_noncomb2.wav09.16.9955.79 kB
Aero_prop1L.wav09.16.9959.29 kB
Aero_prop1R.wav09.16.9965.29 kB
Aero_prop2L.wav09.16.9963.79 kB
Aero_prop2R.wav09.16.9986.79 kB
Aero_rpm1L.wav11.06.10490.18 kB
Aero_rpm1R.wav11.06.10724.67 kB
Aero_rpm2L.wav07.31.10839.02 kB
Aero_rpm2R.wav11.06.10524.42 kB
Aero_rpm3L.wav08.28.101.20 MB
Aero_rpm3R.wav07.31.101.23 MB
Aero_rpm4L.wav07.28.10980.76 kB
Aero_rpm4R.wav07.30.101.13 MB
Aero_rpmC.wav01.21.101.32 MB
Aero_shutdn.wav08.01.10441.64 kB
Aero_stall.wav01.30.1058.21 kB
Aero_starter.wav01.07.10147.86 kB
Aero_startup.wav01.07.10396.13 kB
Aero_wind.wav07.31.101.01 MB
door_small_close.wav04.09.0355.99 kB
door_small_open.wav04.09.0359.98 kB
Original Aliased SOUND.CFG04.03.0438 B
Readme.txt11.06.10468 B
sound.cfg05.01.179.36 kB
xAero_noncomb1.wav09.16.9955.79 kB
xAero_noncomb2.wav08.01.1055.25 kB
xAero_prop1L.wav09.16.9978.29 kB
xAero_prop1R.wav09.16.9966.79 kB
xAero_prop2L.wav09.16.9970.29 kB
xAero_prop2R.wav09.16.9986.79 kB
xAero_rpm1L.wav09.27.10600.20 kB
xAero_rpm1R.wav09.25.101.01 MB
xAero_rpm2L.wav09.17.10861.37 kB
xAero_rpm2R.wav09.17.10861.37 kB
xAero_rpm3L.wav08.20.10728.98 kB
xAero_rpm3R.wav08.19.101.12 MB
xAero_rpm4L.wav08.28.10618.75 kB
xAero_rpm4R.wav08.28.10610.82 kB
xAero_rpm5L.wav08.20.10852.80 kB
xAero_rpm5R.wav08.20.10543.71 kB
xAero_shutdn.wav07.10.02441.64 kB
xAero_starter.wav01.07.1091.71 kB
xAero_startup.wav01.07.10761.86 kB
texture05.02.170 B
acpropmesh2.bmp07.28.091.00 MB
aero.bmp04.28.171.33 MB
backpanel.bmp03.01.0365.07 kB
blacktexture.bmp05.01.17256.07 kB
brakerotor.bmp04.28.17341.40 kB
Cabin_Glass.dds10.12.134.12 kB
cargodoor.bmp01.25.0365.07 kB
ceiling.bmp03.01.0317.07 kB
Centerpost.bmp02.21.0365.05 kB
checklist.bmp01.12.0465.05 kB
chess.bmp04.28.1732.07 kB
chrome_diff.dds10.12.1316.12 kB
chrome_spec.dds10.12.1316.12 kB
chrome_t.bmp04.28.17341.40 kB
curtains.bmp04.07.03257.07 kB
darkgreengray.bmp01.25.0417.07 kB
darkredgray.bmp01.25.0417.07 kB
doorframe.bmp01.25.0365.07 kB
doorpaneltop.bmp04.07.0317.07 kB
ecutension.bmp12.30.0664.07 kB
engine.bmp03.01.0365.07 kB
face.bmp03.08.0365.07 kB
fedexbox25kg.bmp12.15.0317.05 kB
fedexboxmed.bmp07.08.0517.07 kB
floorcarpet14.bmp03.06.0417.07 kB
floorcarpet14dark.bmp03.06.0417.07 kB
footpad.bmp02.23.0317.07 kB
Fresnel_Ramp.dds09.04.06640 B
fuse560_t_bump.dds04.10.175.48 kB
fuse560_t_spec.dds04.10.175.48 kB
glass_diff.dds01.16.1216.12 kB
Glass_fresnel_red.dds04.01.081.12 kB
glass_t.bmp04.28.1716.07 kB
graylite.bmp01.22.0417.07 kB
greytex.bmp01.17.0465.05 kB
headsetdarkgreengray.bmp02.19.0417.07 kB
headsetdarkredgray.bmp02.19.0417.07 kB
kb2.BMP01.14.0465.07 kB
Kb3.bmp01.13.0465.05 kB
knobs_t.bmp02.14.0464.07 kB
lindberg.BMP01.12.0417.05 kB
lindberg2.BMP01.14.0417.07 kB
mercedes.bmp01.20.0364.07 kB
nacellesboth_t_bump.dds04.10.175.48 kB
nacellesboth_t_spec.dds04.10.175.48 kB
overhead_L.bmp05.01.17256.07 kB
ownership.bmp01.12.0465.05 kB
parts.bmp04.28.17128.07 kB
pilotfacel.bmp04.23.03129.05 kB
pilotlog.bmp01.13.0465.07 kB
propbladeike.bmp01.11.0365.07 kB
radiostack.bmp11.03.09256.07 kB
radiostack_L.bmp04.28.17341.40 kB
sectional.bmp01.13.0465.05 kB
spinner_t.bmp04.28.17341.40 kB
Strut2.bmp10.21.10257.07 kB
tireblack.bmp02.21.0465.07 kB
tiretread.bmp10.15.0665.07 kB
vc05_L.bmp04.28.1785.40 kB
vccompass_L.bmp06.02.031.07 kB
VCctr_L.bmp04.28.17341.40 kB
VCglare_L.bmp04.29.17256.07 kB
VCLeft_L.bmp02.14.0464.07 kB
VCright_L.bmp02.14.0464.07 kB
wheelfront.bmp12.30.0617.07 kB
wheelmain.bmp12.30.0617.07 kB
white2_t.bmp06.08.0364.07 kB
windowframe.bmp02.03.0417.07 kB
windowledges.bmp02.17.0317.07 kB
wings_t_bump.dds04.10.175.48 kB
wings_t_spec.dds04.10.175.48 kB
wx2.bmp01.12.0417.05 kB
yokelower.bmp02.23.0317.07 kB
texture.n22wr05.02.170 B
benchseatgray.bmp03.11.04257.07 kB
cargoblue.bmp01.24.0465.05 kB
doorpanelgray.bmp09.08.12256.07 kB
fuse560_t.bmp01.02.044.00 MB
nacellesall_t.bmp01.02.041.00 MB
texture.cfg08.13.15137 B
thumbnail.jpg09.07.1211.11 kB
wings_t.bmp09.28.034.00 MB
texture.nasa05.02.170 B
benchseatgray.BMP01.19.04257.07 kB
cargoblue.bmp01.24.0465.07 kB
doorpanelgray.bmp09.08.12256.07 kB
floorcarpet14.bmp02.23.0317.07 kB
floorcarpet14dark.bmp02.27.0317.05 kB
fuse560_t.bmp01.19.044.00 MB
nacellesall_t.bmp01.10.041.00 MB
texture.cfg08.13.15137 B
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vc05_L.bmp10.15.0616.07 kB
VCglare_L.bmp02.14.0464.07 kB
VCLeft_L.bmp02.12.0464.07 kB
VCright_L.bmp02.14.0464.07 kB
wings_t.bmp01.10.044.00 MB
texture.orange05.02.170 B
benchseatgray.bmp01.15.04257.05 kB
cargoblue.bmp01.24.0465.07 kB
doorframe.bmp01.25.0365.07 kB
doorpanelgray.bmp01.14.0465.07 kB
doorpaneltop.bmp04.07.0317.07 kB
floorcarpet14.bmp02.23.0317.07 kB
floorcarpet14dark.bmp02.27.0317.05 kB
fuse560_t.bmp01.02.044.00 MB
nacellesall_t.bmp01.02.041.00 MB
overhead_L.bmp05.01.17256.07 kB
texture.cfg08.13.15137 B
thumbnail.jpg09.07.1211.07 kB
vc05_L.bmp10.15.0616.07 kB
VCctr_L.bmp02.12.0464.07 kB
VCglare_L.bmp04.29.1764.07 kB
VCLeft_L.bmp02.12.0464.07 kB
VCright_L.bmp02.14.0464.07 kB
wings_t.bmp01.02.044.00 MB
effects05.01.170 B
fx_beacontail.fx05.01.173.57 kB
fx_beacon_commander.fx05.13.043.03 kB
FILE_ID.DIZ05.02.17367 B
FILE_ID.txt05.02.17369 B
FSX Installation.txt05.02.17460 B
gif.gif04.30.176.07 kB
ms-2017-apr-30-004.jpg04.30.17105.43 kB
ms-2017-apr-30-006.jpg04.30.17191.19 kB
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ac500fsxpkg05.02.170 B
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David IsraelMon, 17 Aug 2020 22:06:04 GMT

Great add on. Nice VS and great to fly.

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