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Airfoillabs Shares Renders for Upcoming DC-3 on XPL

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Aircraft developer Airfoillabs has shared a range of renders for their upcoming “study level” DC-3 for X-Plane 11. The developer took to both Facebook and Twitter to share the previews of various parts of the flight deck for the aircraft. We can see in the previews parts of the navigator and radio operator stations, along with other aids such as charts.

We know from our previous post that Airfoillabs is collaborating with The Association Merville Dakota, who have afforded them access to documentation and visual data for the development of the DC-3 and C-47. While the basic flight model is ready, along with much of the 3d modelling it would seem, time is still needed to develop the aircraft’s complex systems.

The DC-3 was a groundbreaking propeller-driven airliner produced by California’s Douglas Aircraft Company from 1936 to 1942. The Douglas C-47 Dakota variant was developed from the DC-3, and was used by the Allies in World War 2. In total, Douglas Aircraft Company built and shipped 607 DC-3s, and 10,174 C-47s.

Airfoillabs also confirmed that they are “slowly finishing the update of [the] KA350, which will soon be releasing to our customers.” Once we learn more about any of the aircraft products, we’ll let you know.

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Airfoillabs Announces Dakota C-47 and DC-3 for X-Plane 11

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Developer Airfoillabs has announced its latest project, the Dakota C-47 and DC-3 for X-Plane 11. The DC-3 was a groundbreaking propeller-driven airliner produced by California's Douglas Aircraft Company from 1936 to 1942. The Douglas C-47 Dakota variant was developed from the DC-3, and was used by the Allies in World War 2. In total, Douglas Aircraft Company built and shipped
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Aeroplane Heaven Douglas C-47/DC-3 Engine Start Video

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The team at Aeroplane Heaven sent us a new video for their upcoming Douglas C-47/DC-3. The video is a brief tutorial on how to effectively start up the engines prior to a standard departure. The video filmed in Prepar3D v4.5 gives users the chance to take a peek behind the systems of the aircraft ahead of its release. The aircraft is
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Aeroplane Heaven Previews C-47/DC-3 Exterior Lighting

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.entry div.gallery { margin-left: 0px !important; } In a Facebook post, Aeroplane Heaven has dropped some preview shots of their in-development C-37/DC-3 add-on coming soon to Prepar3D. In the shots below, straight from Prepar3D v4.5, the developer is showcasing various lights such as the wing inspection lights, formation lights, passing light, landing lights, recognition lights and position lights. Here's the
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VSKYLABS Aerospace Releases the Douglas DC-3 for X-Plane

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Very recently a new developer came to our attention who have been working on bringing the Douglas DC-3 to X-Plane. VSKYLABS Aerospace has released version 001.1, which is compatible with X-Plane 11 and X-Plane 10.51. The project is "under development", with many features and attributes still being worked on. According to the product page, the following areas are being worked
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