X-Plane 11 Douglas C-47 Dakota (DC-3)

PreviewNow version 3.2.0.

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Complete with Base Model
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X-Plane 11 (XP11)
File size
200.83 MB
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Scanned 25 days ago (clean)
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Free (Freeware)
Content Rating
5 star rating.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars by 14 PRO members.

Now version 3.2.0.

DC-3/C-47 Dakota in flight in X-Plane 11.The Douglas C47 is a twin-engined low wing transport aircraft, powered by Twin Wasp R1830-90C engines. Between 1935 and 1947 Douglas built a total of 10,654 of the type and over 80 years later there are still almost 1,000 in flying conditions.

This magnificent aircraft was originally designed by Manfred Jahn, Jan Visser, and Team and is being flown by hundreds of happy users.

At the end of July, Aeroworx obtained permission to port this aircraft to X-Plane. As members of the South African Airways Museum Society, we have direct access to their C-47 and also a few other DC-3/C-47's.

Getting good photographs is no problem, the crews flying and maintaining these aircraft are also extremely helpful in providing us with documentation, advice, etc. This aircraft features a fully 3D vintage virtual cockpit, with dozens of mouse click-able animations.

The Sperry is the primary autopilot, but for the more "modern" guys, a G530 is available as a pop-up.

This is a public beta version, PLEASE read the "Release Notes" attached to the download.

Developer: Aeroworx (Johan van Wyk and Fred Stegmann).

Images & Screenshots

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The archive awxdc3.zip has 220 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.

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MoSkySat, 17 Apr 2021 16:44:18 GMT

Need an Ozark Airlines version. Possibly with full-wheel cover doors?

jimrandazzoTue, 16 Feb 2021 20:10:11 GMT

Wonderful aircraft! Will the other liveries in the pictures be available?

Thanks, Radazz.

kroseMon, 14 Dec 2020 15:03:37 GMT

Re. previous post, have searched through my old books and have found an Air Ministry publication from Feb 1946, 'Pilots Notes for Dakota IV, with Twin Wasp R1830-90 Engines'. It contains everything you need to know about flying the Dak, much of this info is irrelevant for X-plane use but has enabled me to fly the a/c in a more realistic way.

Much more enjoyable if you know the correct airspeed for most situations. Does anyone know how to fix the chocks that appear when braking on Aeroworx C47?

kroseSun, 01 Nov 2020 12:05:29 GMT

Well done Aeroworx, what an absolute cracker. This must rate as one of the best freebies available. A delight to fly handles as I would expect it to, although I flew twin pistons in the 1970s never flew anything as big as a Dak.

My father took me up in a DC3 from RAF Newton in the ’50s but didn’t take much notice of airspeed! Now one of my XP favorites with the Nimbus BN2 Islander and the Thamsin DHC1 Chipmunk, on which I was an instructor.

I will now have to view Joe McBryan’s guide to flying the Buffalo Airways Dak. Have original flight manuals for BN2 and DHC1, can anyone recommend anything for the DC3.

Gary WhitcuttThu, 06 Aug 2020 23:42:59 GMT

I'm new to X-Plane 11 - just received it the other day. I suppose I may be more of a single-engine WWII fighter guy, but I have to say this plane is an absolute joy. Much easier to fly than I would have ever guessed. Detailing was beautifully done. I'm still trying to figure out how the modeling is done so precisely. I know I will want to get this out of the hangar and into the wild blue. Thanks to all involved in this project. You've spoiled me.

Edward McGahanFri, 14 Jun 2019 17:10:46 GMT

I tried several times to install in x plane 11.30 tried putting it in aircraft, extra aircraft, Laminar research. No joy... any assistance would be most welcome. Regards Ed.

MIKE GREENAWAYSun, 09 Jun 2019 04:45:19 GMT

One of the finest "Free Aircraft I have in the stables of my X-P11 and P3D. I liken it to A2A and Majestic Q400 for fun and immersion.

mussbergerWed, 01 May 2019 21:23:53 GMT

They could charge for this thing. For freeware, the detail is ridiculously good. My new favorite

Edwin HolmesWed, 09 Jan 2019 08:52:42 GMT

When i use the autopilot, the rudder doesn’t work. Ailerons and elevator work fine in autopilot mode. Which means when i wish to turn the aircraft just a few degrees i have to use the Aileron knob instead of the rudder. Or setting the course to the magnetic heading i want, the aircraft does not respond when the autopilot is switched on. Am I missing something ?

arnault Mon, 20 Aug 2018 15:38:22 GMT

just transfer the files into the aircraft section of X plane , theres barely any planes that use a install or exe program to be installed , you just transfer the dowloaded files

Richard StarkWed, 01 Aug 2018 17:09:08 GMT

After downloading X-Plane 11 Aeroworx Douglas C-47 Beta 2.5 , I could find no install or exe. file that would allow me to install it in my X-Plane 11 program.

Anyone have any ideas ???


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