FSX DeHavilland DHC8-Q311

Preview DeHavilland DHC8-Q311 56 seat twin turboprop regional airliner. Two aircraft package, US Airways Express, operated by Piedmont Airlines, registration N343EN and BA CitiExpress, registration G-NVSB. All new FSDS2/3 design with updated 2D panel, updated dynamic VC, updated sound, wing views, ful...

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Microsoft Flight Simulator X (FSX) including Steam Edition & Prepar3D (P3D)
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DeHavilland DHC8-Q311 56 seat twin turboprop regional airliner. Two aircraft package, US Airways Express, operated by Piedmont Airlines, registration N343EN and BA CitiExpress, registration G-NVSB. All new FSDS2/3 design with updated 2D panel, updated dynamic VC, updated sound, wing views, full moving parts, dynamic shine, operating airstair and cargo door, new FD, HTML check/ref lists and more. Compatible with Acceleration/SP2. Dash 8-300 by Barry Blaisdell, Jean-Pierre Brisard, Bob May, Kevin Pardy and Danny Crance / Premier Aircraft Design.

Screenshot of DeHavilland DHC8-Q311 in flight.

Screenshot of DeHavilland DHC8-Q311 in flight.

The Premier Aircraft Design Team:

Barry Blaisdell
Jean-Pierre Brisard
Bob May
Kevin Pardy
Danny Crance

This DASH8-300 is a Full Package Package for FSX.

Compatible with Acceleration/SP2.

Not backward compatible for FS2004.

Install the zip files per the Instructions Below.


Extract all files into the FSX MAIN Folder using WINZIP or similar utility…

Make sure the " Use Folder Names " BOX is checked IN WINZIP. New folders will be created and all files installed.

1. Navigate to the zip file ( use the "My Computer Icon" on the Desk Top.

2. Double click with your mouse on the zip file.

3. WINZIP should Open and show all the files inside the zip.

4. Press 'CTRL A' and this will select all the files.

5. Click on Extract in the Main Tool Bar above. (Make sure the "Use folder names" box is checked).

6. type in your path in the dialog box, the default path is C:program filesmicrosoft gamesmicrosoft flight simulator X.

Or, if you have moved FSX, browse to your FSX Location…

7. Now Click on the Extract Button in the upper right. (If it asks to overwrite...Say YES to all).....You're Done.


* Open the Panel_Docs folder for information on operating this aircraft.

* Help is also available in the REF List of the KneeBoard during flight.

* Use Shift E to open the Pax Door / Airstair & Luggage Door.

*To hear the Exit Door sounds....It has to be quiet in the cockpit. Do it before starting engines or after Engine Shutdown.

* The spinning propellers display best when the prop pitch is reduced a little.

* To Raise your seat higher in the VC - press CTRL+ENTER.

* For Best Frame Rates...Keep POPUP Windows Closed.

* Use of Elevator trim is recommended in FSX...

* Important... If using AUTOSTART.... Check to make sure the Generators are switched to ON in the Overhead Panel after engine start.

DASH8-300 Spec's from Jane's "All the Worlds Aircraft" Book.

Wingspan: 90 FT
Length : 85'-3"
Height : 24.7 FT
Weight : Empty 25,836 lbs / Maximum Take off 43,000 lbs
Speeds : Max Cruise 287 Kts TAS / Stall Speed with Flaps 72kts.
Power : Two 2,500 SHP P&W Canada PW123B Turboshaft Engines
Propellers: Hamilton Standard 14SF-23 four-blade, reversible pitch
Fuel : 840 US Gal
Range : 954 Nautical Miles
Max Rate of Climb: 1,600 FPM at SL.
Service Ceiling : 25,000 ft

These files are for free use and enjoyment of individual hobby flightsimmers. The Panel files and gauges should not be altered and cannot be incorporated into other shareware or freeware programs or published on any electronic or mechanical media anywhere in the world without our written permission. This includes CD's or other media offered free, whether as part of a commercial or non-commercial transaction.

REPAINTING. You may repaint this aircraft FOR YOUR OWN EXCLUSIVE use without seeking permission, but if you intend to upload the repainted aircraft to any web site or bulletin board, including a Virtual Airline site, then contact us first for permission. Just send a jpg screen shot. We reserve the right to check the files and documentation before publication.

Premier Aircraft Design

Virtual cockpit of DeHavilland DHC8-Q311.

Virtual cockpit of DeHavilland DHC8-Q311.

Images & Screenshots

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The archive d8x2_fsx.zip has 191 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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