PMDG Updates DC-6 for MSFS

PMDG has issued another update for their popular DC-6 for Microsoft Flight Simulator. The update aims to improve the performance and enhance the usability of the plane.

The update is available through PMDG’s Operations Center.


  • Automated Flight Engineer’s audio now has his own volume channel tied to the Aircraft Miscellaneous slider
  • A/C inverter logic and certain A/C powered instruments reworked/remodeled/corrected
  • Improved hardware support
  • Fit-and-finish items around the virtual cockpit
  • Visual tidying of the cabin and exterior models


  • 0009963: [Suggested/Missing Features] AFE needs sound slider to increase volume (hvanrensburg)
  • 0009967: [Virtual Cockpit – Animation/Functionality/Click-Spots] RTM- Inverter and Generator Click Spots need position indicators (hvanrensburg)
  • 0009970: [Suggested/Missing Features] Additional External Camera views (jbrown)
  • 0009975: [Systems Behavior/Functionality] Bendix King ADF timer won’t switch to hours (hvanrensburg)
  • 0010050: [Systems Behavior/Functionality] AFE Before Start flow does not close doors (hvanrensburg)
  • 0010051: [External Model – Lighting] Landing Lights and wing light glass cover is solid white. (jbrown)
  • 0010052: [Systems Behavior/Functionality] Throttle speed movement with gamepad controller very slow (cbpowell)
  • 0010053: [External Model – Geometry] Front cabin seats strange texture (jbrown)
  • 0010054: [Unsure] Default view for Tablet view (control 0) is off center (jbrown)
  • 0010059: [Documentation] Incorrect schematics of fuel system management in POH (hvanrensburg)
  • 0010061: [External Model – Geometry] Cargo boxes in DC-6A main cargo deck appear/disappear on LOD1 (jbrown)
  • 0010062: [Documentation] Tutorials 1 and 2 Tablet and other info needs to be updated (hvanrensburg)
  • 0010063: [External Model – Geometry] Strange Ice Artifact around captain and FO window frame in VC view. (jbrown)
  • 0010064: [Systems Behavior/Functionality] Inverters and A/C electrical system are mis-modeled (with associated instrument power errors) (cbpowell)
  • 0010068: [Systems Behavior/Functionality] Battery overcharges without boundary (cbpowell)
  • 0010070: [Systems Behavior/Functionality] Click-spots randomly activating (hvanrensburg)
  • 0010071: [Systems Behavior/Functionality] Cowl flap selector doesn’t line up with the numbers around the dial. (hvanrensburg)
  • 0010072: [Virtual Cockpit – Animation/Functionality/Click-Spots] AC Voltmeter tool tip should be “AC Voltmeter” not “AC Voltmeter Eng Inst” (hvanrensburg)
  • 0010073: [Virtual Cockpit – Animation/Functionality/Click-Spots] Add dynamic tool tips to Inverter switches “No. X/NORMAL”, “OFF”, “STBY” (hvanrensburg)
  • 0010074: [Systems Behavior/Functionality] Engine instruments should not be operational on emergency inverter (cbpowell)
  • 0010075: [Systems Behavior/Functionality] Emergency inverter does not obey its circuit breaker (cbpowell)
  • 0010076: [Sounds] Emergency inverter sound does not cease if its CB is tripped (hvanrensburg)
  • 0010077: [Systems Behavior/Functionality] F1-F4 keys are hard-bound to throttle movement and cannot be reassigned (cbpowell)
  • 0010078: [Systems Behavior/Functionality] Shutdown- Props still moving (hvanrensburg)
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