Fly Away Simulation

FSX De Havilland DHC-2 Beaver D-FVIP

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Type
Repaint
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466
Compatibility
Microsoft Flight Simulator X (FSX) including Steam Edition & Prepar3D (P3D)
Filename
beaverhh.zip
File size
6.99 MB
Virus Scan
Scanned 17 days ago (clean)
Access to file
Free (Freeware)
Content Rating
Everyone

De Havilland DHC-2 Beaver D-FVIP The Beaver 'D-FVIP' (c/n 1512), owned by the German operator Himmelsschreiber Azur GmbH and based in the Port of Hamburg, was used for several years for sightseeing tours over Hamburg. On the 2 July 2006 the plane crashed shortly after takeoff due to an engine failure caused by a carburetor fire. The pilot tried to make an emergency landing on a railway road but the plane stalled and hit a wagon. Sadly, the pilot and four of the five passengers died in this accident. This is a repaint for the FSX default Beaver. By Tim Scharnhop.

De Havilland DHC-2 Beaver D-FVIP in flight.

De Havilland DHC-2 Beaver D-FVIP in flight.

File name: BeaverHH.ZIP

INSTALLATION

1. Unzip BeaverHH.ZIP to a temporary folder, ensuring that you retain folder names.

2. Within the download, move the texture folder 'texture.DFVIP' to the folder 'DeHavilland_Beaver_DHC2' within your 'Microsoft Flight Simulator X\SimObjects\Airplanes' folder.

3. Open the aircraft.cfg with a text editor. Enter the following section under the last [flightsim.XX] entry, numbering them sequentially:

[fltsim.X]
title=DeHavilland Beaver DHC2 D-FVIP
sim=DeHavilland_Beaver_DHC2
model=""
panel=""
sound=""
texture=DFVIP
kb_checklists=DehavillandBeaverDHC2_check
kb_reference=DehavillandBeaverDHC2_ref
atc_id=D-FVIP
atc_id_enable=0
atc_airline=
atc_flight_number=
ui_manufacturer=de Havilland
ui_type=Beaver DHC2
ui_variation="D-FVIP"
ui_typerole=Single Engine Prop
ui_createdby=Microsoft Corporation
description=When pilots talk about the de Havilland Beaver, the word that inevitably comes up is workhorse. For more than 50 years this sturdy aircraft has flown into and out of remote locations aided by its power, all-metal ruggedness, wide stance, and short-takeoff-and-landing (STOL) capability. Whether fitted with wheels, skis, or pontoons, the Beaver is a can-do airplane. Often referred to as a “flying half-ton truck,?the Beaver is more versatile, and tougher, than any light truck. It was designed from the beginning to meet the needs of Canadian bush pilots, and no better plane for the purpose has come along. After half a century of service, the Beaver is still the thoroughbred of workhorse aircraft.

4. Save the file. You're done. Your new aircraft will now appear in the aircraft selection menu within the sim.

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By Tim Scharnhop

De Havilland DHC-2 Beaver D-FVIP flying over a harbor.

De Havilland DHC-2 Beaver D-FVIP flying over a harbor.

Images/Screenshots

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The archive beaverhh.zip has 17 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
dhc2_dfvip.jpg06.16.09116.35 kB
file_id.diz06.17.09701 B
liesmich.txt06.16.091.94 kB
readme.txt06.17.092.81 kB
thumbnail.gif06.17.0913.45 kB
DeHavilland_Beaver_DHC2_1_T.dds06.16.094.00 MB
DeHavilland_Beaver_DHC2_1_T_Spec.dds06.16.094.00 MB
DeHavilland_Beaver_DHC2_2_T.dds06.16.091.00 MB
DeHavilland_Beaver_DHC2_2_T_Spec.dds06.16.091.00 MB
Fresnel_Ramp.dds09.04.06640 B
prop_Beaver_1.dds09.04.0685.46 kB
prop_Beaver_2.dds09.04.0685.46 kB
texture.cfg08.14.06137 B
thumbnail.jpg06.16.0950.95 kB
dhc2_dfvip2.jpg06.16.09129.52 kB
flyawaysimulation.txt10.29.13959 B
Go to Fly Away Simulation.url01.22.1652 B

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