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Yes, that's what I'm looking for.

 

I want a light GA to do PURELY VFR (No GPS, No Garmin). Only me, ORBX, steam gauges, radios, transponder, and SkyVector

 

I did research on the most common/known developers (Carenado, RealAir, IRIS, A2A, Aerosoft...). Nothing suits :(

 

Is there a true freeware gem i am missing?

 

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Aerosoft Discus K or the Discus X (one is sans prop, the other has the prop you seek.)

 

Oh, thats nice. I'm not really looking for a glider (despite the title), but thanks !

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And the A2A Piper Cub doesn't do it for you?

Somewhat yes, but it has no transponder... I want to fly on-line

 

Also it has no radio in VC, and the accusim combo is out of my wallet right now

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Aeroprakt A-22 Foxbat  I found this in the Flightsim.com Library.  Didn't see it in AVSIM library.  Looks interesting

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That's strange ... and really nice! Downloading

 

 

Also this

 

:hi:

 

I just tried downloading it and the link does not work.. Which link did you use? Bob.

 

P.S. The links for the rest of the world does not work. The other link does. I am downloading now.

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Aerosoft also had H36 Dimona(a motorglider), a DA20-100 Katana(a light GA derived from Dimona, which had a GPS that can be disabled), and a ASK21 MI motorglider.

 

I knew it's not really gliders you're looking for, but just in case: There are plenty of freeware gliders and some with jet sustainers on Wolfgang Piper's site. Grab those with some gliding environment enhancer and...Flying is even more fun without the droning of the engines! Also, that DA-20 is pretty awesome with some A2A-deep modeling and is purely VFR by regulation.

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Aerosoft also had H36 Dimona(a motorglider), a DA20-100 Katana(a light GA derived from Dimona, which had a GPS that can be disabled), and a ASK21 MI motorglider.

 

I knew it's not really gliders you're looking for, but just in case: There are plenty of freeware gliders and some with jet sustainers on Wolfgang Piper's site. Grab those with some gliding environment enhancer and...Flying is even more fun without the droning of the engines! Also, that DA-20 is pretty awesome with some A2A-deep modeling and is purely VFR by regulation.

 

You are making me consider trying gliders. I did not get this Grab those with some gliding environment enhancer Could you explain more? Are there free versions?

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That's strange ... and really nice! Downloading

 

 

Also this

 

:hi:

Did you install it and try it? There are several problems in the panel.cfg. Bob.

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As mentioned above, Aerosoft's H36 Dimona is quite interesting, with reasonable appearance and textures. It includes a nice portable GPS (the outdated GPS III Pilot) and the C4 flight computer, which was made exclusively for gliding and soaring. Flight dynamics are fine. Engine shutoff (and restart) and powerless flight are simulated quite realistically.

 

You may also consider Iris Simulation's Venture MG.1, which is actually Grob's G109 motor glider. Unfortunately, its VC is awful, but the outside appearance and the flight dynamics are ok. Soaring is also possible with shut-off engine.

 

As RW glider and motor glider pilot I own both and enjoy them a lot.

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Yep, look into getting CumulusX!, which add proper ridge lift and thermals to FSX. There's a free version of that with limited functionality too.

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Yep, look into getting CumulusX!, which add proper ridge lift and thermals to FSX. There's a free version of that with limited functionality too.

 

Is there a free world-wide alternative ?  :P

 

LDR Navion B & Grumman Mallard. Both have a GPS in the cockpit. They are default turned off, just don't turn them on. Free to boot.

 

 

Thanks !  :smile:

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CumulusX! does add thermals anywhere they should exist and does not have stratus layer anywhere near. That latter one is useful to know if you have any third-party weather engine running. Glider flying in FSX is sadly a bit of niche in niche.

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CumulusX! does add thermals anywhere they should exist and does not have stratus layer anywhere near. That latter one is useful to know if you have any third-party weather engine running. Glider flying in FSX is sadly a bit of niche in niche.

 

Thanks! I will do i bit more of research.

Also, for gliding. Does the payware ones add something? (FDE) Or it's just the same but with better graphics.

 

Also i do not see the difference between the AS Discus K Glider X and the Discus Glider X

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Payware is generally more refined, with higher quality mesh, sound and texture, as well as some neat instruments. I haven't flown gliders in real world to tell anything definitive about FDE, but both Aerosoft's and Wolfgang Piper's felt about right.

 

You may also wish to read this blog: http://blog.allen.asn.au/recommendations/wolfgang-pipers-gliders-for-fsx/

 

Discus K is the aerobatic version of Discus.

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