Fly Away Simulation

FS2004 Bellanca Super Decathlon 8KCAB

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5 star rating.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars by 5 PRO members.

A two seat, tandem configuration unlimited category aerobatic competition/trainer aircraft that is fully spinnable in FS2004. Initial release features 4 custom paint jobs. Features full moving parts and special openings. See readme for details. By the Long Island Classics Design Team. Gauges by Mike Wagner; sounds by Aaron Swindle. The file from Simviation INCLUDES the compass fix.


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The archive has 11 files and directories contained within it.

File Contents

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Filename/Directory File Date File Size
deke.jpg10.29.0352.02 kB
dekesmall.jpg10.29.034.46 kB
dekeVC.jpg10.29.0363.04 kB
dekeVCsmall.jpg10.29.035.36 kB
FILEDESCRIPTION.txt11.01.03438 B
Gauge_ReadMe.txt07.05.024.13 kB
Information.doc10.29.03177.88 kB
Readme.txt10.30.031.68 kB
Setup.exe11.01.039.75 MB
flyawaysimulation.txt10.29.13959 B
Go to Fly Away Simulation.url01.22.1652 B


Having not had the pleasure of using the Decathlon in some time, the minute I came across this mod I knew I just had to try it out. This is a recreation of one of my old FS2004 flames and a more improved, authentic rendition of the old model I used to love so much was simply something I had to try out!

Booting up my old FS2004 I downloaded this and installed it in a matter of moments. It took me no time at all to get it working – but what did I make of the level of quality?

The Look

It flies in the most effective manner possible, giving you a really stunning aircraft that carries the depth and detail of the real thing in the most effective manner possible. The attention to care on the aircraft itself is very impressive with many of the little things included that others might have missed out on.

It does a great job in putting it all together whilst making it look the part, with so much interest in the actual depth and scale of the body. I was looking here to be critical and find problems but given the limitations of the software itself it soon becomes much easier to get into the feel of things. It all feels so authentic and fair when flying this model and I would quite happily recommend anyone try the same style out – it really does look the best it could.

The Feel

This concentration of detail and racism is no different when it comes to the actual flight style itself. With various features including fully moving parts and the ability to do the full spins in the cockpit, you have access to an aircraft that feels spectacular and is also very easy to fly.

With many changes and special changes that help to make it fly as close to the real thing as possible this is one of the most enjoyable recreations I have had the pleasure of using on FS2004 for many years. It looks great and it performs even better! 

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.

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Wed, 18 Jul 2007 12:15:29 GMT
I have been searching for prop aircraft to fly and have tried dozens. This is by far the best I have flown. It has everything for the novice as well as the experienced. It is a delight to fly and is flawless. Thanks for providing it.
Sat, 16 Dec 2006 20:13:06 GMT
my favorite plane
Mon, 13 Nov 2006 08:42:04 GMT
I wished more of the switches in the VC were clickable, but that's just me whining. Emaculate.
Tue, 08 Aug 2006 00:44:30 GMT
very good. i flew decathalon once and this is excelent.
Mon, 31 Jul 2006 21:21:17 GMT
Hey, Thank you very very much for this cool aircraft. Everything worked nicely against me and my handsome Fs9 10/10 Really best

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