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FS2004 Cessna 182RG

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Type
Complete with Base Model
Download hits
6,949
Compatibility
FS2004
Filename
182rg2004.zip
File size
3.66 MB
Virus Scan
Scanned 23 days ago (clean)
Access to file
Free (Freeware)
Content Rating
Everyone
5 star rating.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars by 3 PRO members.

This contains all the files needed to install FS2002's 182RG to FS2004. Also includes 6 new repaints. Repaints by James Joblon.

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The archive 182rg2004.zip has 58 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.cfg10.20.0321.63 kB
Cessna182RRG.air09.19.019.09 kB
cessna182rrg_check.txt06.20.016.73 kB
cessna182rrg_notes.txt07.03.03128 B
cessna182rrg_ref.txt06.20.011.40 kB
model10.20.030 B
cessna182rrg.mdl04.17.01390.23 kB
model.cfg04.17.0131 B
panel10.20.030 B
182S_compass.BMP04.17.0196.42 kB
FORWARD_LEFT.BMP07.31.01344.45 kB
FORWARD_RIGHT.BMP07.31.01389.37 kB
LEFT.BMP07.31.01211.11 kB
panel.cfg07.31.014.45 kB
panel_background_1024.bmp07.06.01523.05 kB
Panel_Background_640.BMP07.06.01204.70 kB
REAR.BMP07.31.01513.00 kB
REAR_LEFT.BMP07.31.01246.50 kB
REAR_RIGHT.BMP07.31.01537.05 kB
RIGHT.BMP07.31.01500.87 kB
UP.BMP07.31.01230.54 kB
sound10.20.030 B
sound.cfg09.06.0128 B
texture10.20.030 B
fpilot64.bmp04.17.016.39 kB
fppilot_swtr.bmp04.17.016.39 kB
headband.bmp04.17.011.15 kB
headphones.bmp04.17.011.41 kB
prop_spinner_2.bmp04.17.0121.38 kB
rg_cessna.bmp04.17.01682.75 kB
texture.110.20.030 B
prop_spinner_2.bmp12.14.0121.40 kB
rg_cessna.bmp12.16.01682.75 kB
texture.210.20.030 B
prop_spinner_2.bmp12.14.0121.40 kB
rg_cessna.bmp12.16.01682.75 kB
texture.310.20.030 B
prop_spinner_2.bmp12.14.0121.40 kB
rg_cessna.bmp12.16.01682.75 kB
texture.410.20.030 B
prop_spinner_2.bmp04.17.0121.38 kB
rg_cessna.bmp06.22.03682.75 kB
texture.510.20.030 B
prop_spinner_2.bmp04.17.0121.38 kB
rg_cessna.bmp06.22.03682.75 kB
texture.610.20.030 B
prop_spinner_2.bmp04.17.0121.38 kB
rg_cessna.bmp06.22.03682.75 kB
texture.710.20.030 B
prop_spinner_2.bmp04.17.0121.38 kB
rg_cessna.bmp06.22.03682.75 kB
c182rg10.20.030 B
fsscr002.jpg10.21.0384.57 kB
fsscr000.jpg10.21.0376.47 kB
fsscr001.jpg10.21.0384.05 kB
File Description.txt10.20.03305 B
flyawaysimulation.txt10.29.13959 B
Go to Fly Away Simulation.url01.22.1652 B

Editorial

Having decided to dust off my old FS2004 package for a long train journey across the UK, I decided to visit the Store to pick up some new models to mess around with. After all, some awesome FS2004 designs out there exist and this certainly looked to have fit the bill.

Besides, I’m a huge fan of the Cessna models – they tend to be major fun to fly around in, giving me a much greater level of appreciation of the detail needed. This set by James Joblon had all of the nice extras and add-ons, but is it the best it can be?

Performance

I found, over many flights both successful and failed, that the aircraft was carrying the kind of performance I hoped for. I know it’s not some kind of super-craft and I also know it’s not a hunk of junk; what I got was a fine aircraft that feels brilliantly in-between both spots. It handles itself well and is capable of carrying out a standard flight, but it’s not some automaton that goes at it day and night!

This is an aircraft that I immediately enjoyed flying, and it made a fine addition to my FS2004 journey, making a welcome return.

Image

The image and the attention to detail is not as good as it could have been, but this is merely down to comparing it to more modern models. Given the major limitations of the hardware that FS2004 runs on, this does a great job of pulling every last screed and pixel of detail and letting them loose.

Working with what was there, Joblon has done a smashing job in compiling it all and making the aircraft looks great. The six new added re-paints are a major factor in helping the whole image come together, too, making something that’s actually rather basic feel a bit more exotic and engaging than previously.

Precision

The attention to detail is always very important to me and it’s captured here perfectly. The precision that Joblon managed to get into this model is hugely impressive, bringing it all together and making something that is refreshing, engaging and easy to get to grips with. One of the major benefits of this mod, though, is the precision with regards to how the aircraft actually handles itself.

When you kick off into the sky it feels just like the real thing – a piece of cake to get to grips with and a wonderful aircraft to learn with – without making it feel fake or unrealistic. The strengths and weaknesses of the real thing are wholly apparent, making it nice and easy to get to grips with when flying.

The precision is very impressive, and is one of the most impressive factors here for me. 

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.

Installation of Add-on Aircraft/Scenery

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 Knowledge Center for our full range of tutorials or view the README file contained within the download.

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lambybamby
Sun, 25 Mar 2007 17:44:25 GMT
This was my first download and it was my first download because my uncle owns one and i get to go in it every summer.
jerald
Mon, 25 Sep 2006 22:09:39 GMT
sweet planes, it does not have virtual cockpit

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