FSX Lockheed C-141 Starlifter

PreviewFSX Lockheed C-141 Starlifter. The Lockheed C141 Starlifter for FSX based on real-world flight dynamics. Originally designed by Mike Stone for FS2004, it now contains realistic dynamics including engine specs that make her fly like the real-world aircraft. Please read the "Readme" file enclosed f...

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Complete with Base Model
Download hits
Microsoft Flight Simulator X (FSX) including Steam Edition & Prepar3D (P3D)
File size
51.52 MB
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Scanned 22 days ago (clean)
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Free (Freeware)
Content Rating
4 star rating.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars by 9 PRO members.

FSX Lockheed C-141 Starlifter. The Lockheed C141 Starlifter for FSX based on real-world flight dynamics. Originally designed by Mike Stone for FS2004, it now contains realistic dynamics including engine specs that make her fly like the real-world aircraft. Please read the "Readme" file enclosed for further details. She now flies comfortably at FL410E for over 7000 nm at mach .74, or higher at up to mach .80 in speed. Realistic sound is included. Flight dynamics by Douglas E. Trapp, FS Flight Dynamics Engineer.

C-142 Starlifter

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The archive c141det.zip has 81 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
Aircraft.cfg10.08.0913.18 kB
c141.air10.04.098.48 kB
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model08.10.080 B
c141.mdl08.10.081.71 MB
model.cfg08.10.0821 B
panel08.10.080 B
Panel.cfg06.12.0832 B
README.txt10.08.091.01 kB
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sound10.04.090 B
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PW_JT3D-7_xidlesoft.wav06.23.04699.57 kB
PW_JT3D-7_xignition.wav08.01.04994.50 kB
PW_JT3D-7_xreversers.wav10.02.044.49 MB
PW_JT3D-7_xshutdown.wav06.23.042.16 MB
PW_JT3D-7_xspoolhigh1&4.wav07.26.04342.25 kB
PW_JT3D-7_xspoolhigh2&3.wav07.17.04328.18 kB
PW_JT3D-7_xstarter.wav02.05.043.69 MB
roll1.wav09.03.99389.67 kB
scrape.wav07.11.01239.18 kB
sound.cfg10.04.0924.25 kB
touchc.wav01.06.99286.01 kB
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Having never had the pleasure of using the real thing in the past, one of the most interesting aspects of potentially flying the C141 Starlifter for me was the idea of actually trying out something new. After so many years of using the same old aircraft and never getting much of a chance to use it properly, I was really excited about finally having a new experience to enjoy! When I downloaded this Starlifter, then, I was not really sure what to expect to begin with – however, what I soon found was that it was one of the most enjoyable aircraft I’ve tried out in a while for sure.

Preview screenshot

The Design

To start with the design qualities and styles are hugely impressive, and make it very easy to know where you are heading. Something that really impressed me about the design was the fact that the original mod and model was for FS2004 so a huge amount of work has gone into making sure that this looks the part. For my viewing, the word that was being carried out was up there with some of the most enjoyable that I’ve seen in some time – it makes such a considerable difference.

The design, though, was just part of the impressive nature of this mod. With all of the features you would expect to see such as new sounds and cockpit features you can feel like you are flying the real thing. It makes it easy to get to grips with the realism of the flight, for sure.

The Performance

Something that is deeply important when using any mod today is the level of performance that it feeds back to you, and with this it feels spot on. Despite never having the pleasure of using the real thing myself or even being on one I spent a lot of time researching it and seeing what the general idea and script for it seemed to be – well, the write-up was VERY positive!

It’s a hugely impressive piece of kit and with flight dynamics that match the real thing with Mach .74 being possible, this is a whirlwind to fly around with. It’s an excellent system that provides a lot of realism, even with the sounds.

Sounds are picked to make sure they sound just like the real thing and to give you a genuinely enjoyable take on the real thing.

If you aren’t sure about this aircraft or you are like me and have never used it, I recommend you give this a try. It’s a great amount of fun, ensuring that anyone who uses it will get a thrilling and exciting flight experience which will be quite different to your typical experience with an aircraft of this size.

Adam McEnroe

Adam McEnroe

Adam McEnroe is a flight sim enthusiast who has been simming since the days of FS95. Adam writes all of the download section editorials after testing each of the files. Adam has extensive knowledge using various flight simulator packages and thoroughly tests the files before writing about them. Adam also like to fly real-world aircraft in his spare time and is training for his PPL.

Should you wish, you can contact Adam via email at adam@flyawaysimulation.com.

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Installation Instructions

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 Flight School for our full range of tutorials or view the README file contained within the download. If in doubt, you may also ask a question or view existing answers in our dedicated Q&A forum.


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MLachanceSun, 29 Nov 2020 21:53:31 GMT

No VC. What a shame. Stock FSX 747 2D panel even more shameful. Great sounds and skinning and flies well, but this is an incomplete model and a disappointment. Could be so much nicer.

peterTue, 29 Jan 2019 15:41:18 GMT

no VC why dont people care about this?

jpop8807Thu, 16 Aug 2018 03:12:20 GMT

Great airplane it flies well. The sounds the textures are mindblowing. I wish it had a more unique cockpit. For some reason that cockpit design has been used in almost every large military jet i've downloaded today including the b2 bomber.

starlifter17Sat, 29 Oct 2016 23:56:42 GMT

When attempting to install the C-141 keep getting:

"The application could not be installed because the installer file is damaged. Try obtaining a new installer file from the application author."

SteveThu, 28 Jun 2012 20:44:48 GMT

Am still trying to figure out how to get to the virtual cockpit. Also, the contents of the zipped file appear to include a lot of cargo stuff. Don't know yet how/if I can access.


SteveThu, 28 Jun 2012 14:32:53 GMT

Like phantomfire1, I flew C-141s out of McGuire AFB, in the 438th MAS. Of couse, the planes I flew did not have the nice new autopilot, nav equipment, or the re-fueling capability. But I am able to remember a lot, and flying it is FUN, FUN, FUN. Brings back old memories. Thanks

aleeMon, 28 Mar 2011 00:53:47 GMT
How do you add it on to your flight simulator game for windows 7?
DaleSWA1795Tue, 01 Mar 2011 23:31:51 GMT
works great, no problems.
phantomfire1Wed, 29 Dec 2010 14:21:50 GMT
I flew as a crew member on the 141-B at Andrews AFB, with the 459th MAW. The sounds on throttle up, reversers, etc is exceptional. the aircraft flies well for a sim, and delivers a first rate experience. the 141 was a floater on landing with its massive wings and center wing box, and the sim holds true to this. I would like more animations in the future but am very happy with it now. Petal doors and ramps wrok, crew entrance door, and the thrust reversers extend and fold back just as the actual. Good Job!

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