Douglas C-47 Sky Train addon

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Douglas C-47 Sky Train addon

Post by Balsafer » Fri Sep 11, 2020 8:06 am

I found a Douglas C-47 Sky train add on and I was wondering if it would work with the Douglas C-4?
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Re: Douglas C-47 Sky Train addon

Post by JasonO » Fri Sep 11, 2020 1:21 pm

From reading on here before I believe they need to have the same number of engines, where as I think the DC-4 has 4, the DC-47 has 2? Additionally they need to have similar Dry Takeoff Weights (DOW). I'm not sure on the threshold for the DOW limits, but I believe this is the two things FSAirlines looks for to accept the plane as suitable for the one you have said you're going to fly.
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Re: Douglas C-47 Sky Train addon

Post by joefremont » Fri Sep 11, 2020 3:42 pm

The system will not accept the twin engine C-47/DC-3 as the four engine DC-4. As Jason pointed out the engine count is different and it is a much lighter aircraft.
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Re: Douglas C-47 Sky Train addon

Post by JasonO » Fri Sep 11, 2020 3:49 pm

joefremont wrote:
Fri Sep 11, 2020 3:42 pm
The system will not accept the twin engine C-47/DC-3 as the four engine DC-4. As Jason pointed out the engine count is different and it is a much lighter aircraft.
Joe, are you able to say what the tolerance is on the aircraft weights?
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Re: Douglas C-47 Sky Train addon

Post by joefremont » Fri Sep 11, 2020 4:30 pm

The MTOW and the DOW needs to be within 20% of what we have in the database, and you can use a heavier aircraft but not a lighter. Also the number of engines must match.
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Re: Douglas C-47 Sky Train addon

Post by Balsafer » Fri Sep 11, 2020 5:12 pm

Ok I thought the Dc-4 was same as dc-47 just 7 left off, which one would fit closer to it? I also noticed the dc-47 in msfs 2020 does not show ceiling limit, and range anyone know where id go in the mod folder to fix it? or if there any other things like weight i need to adjust?
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Re: Douglas C-47 Sky Train addon

Post by joefremont » Fri Sep 11, 2020 5:28 pm

I think there is the confusion.

DC-4 is not a C-47, but it is a C-54. C-54/DC-4 models can be used interchangeably.

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DC-3 is a C-47, C-47/DC-3 models can be used interchangeably.

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Re: Douglas C-47 Sky Train addon

Post by Balsafer » Fri Sep 11, 2020 7:57 pm

Ok thanks for clearing it all up :) how do you undo a order for a not in production plane?
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Re: Douglas C-47 Sky Train addon

Post by joefremont » Fri Sep 11, 2020 8:00 pm

Balsafer wrote:
Fri Sep 11, 2020 7:57 pm
Ok thanks for clearing it all up :) how do you undo a order for a not in production plane?
The order will eventually put an aircraft into the market for you to buy, you are not required to do so you can just ignore it.
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Re: Douglas C-47 Sky Train addon

Post by Balsafer » Sat Sep 12, 2020 11:12 pm

Anyone here with some knowledge on modding? http://www.allflightmods.com/microsoft- ... -aircraft/ This DC-3 needs fixing lol I would like to do it but no idea where to look to fix engines cutting out after 10-20 of being airborn and the landing gear sound loop
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