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I'm very happy to be back in P3D after months of testing in FSX...., I've got all my Orbx back and latest AS16 weather and of course DX11 lighting. Happy happy happy.  I had a few things to chase down and hadn't done much in the trash haulers yet so let's fire up N452PA and take a trip from Dallas to Anchorage.

 

I grabbed this screenie just because I loved the way the late afternoon light played on the aircraft, and I'm amazed at how a plane-Jane refrigerator can have so much detail. Taken here just North of Helena WY:

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A few hours later over Prince George BC, I tried to catch the sunset lighting:

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The view from the office in the WITTI arrival, descending into the dusk lighting with the warm glow of the CRTs and gentle panel floods:

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Final approach on ILS 08R right at maximum landing weight of 666,000 lbs, Vref is 157 kts:

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Delivering the goods, notice the cargo loaders are PMDG, which also provides fuel truck and service vehicles for lavatory and potable water:

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Now that is what I'm talking about!

Bring on the trash haulers!

 

Great shots Dan!   Hoping to see more freighters...and after spending time in FSX as well for a bit to paint some A320s, coming back to P3D was such a pleasure.

FSX is off my system now and most likely will never be put back on.

 

I've done the Dallas to Anchorage flight many times myself...and will be flying into Anchorage much more frequently as I picked up that airport in a holiday sale for $15!

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Yes! The cargo loaders from the B744v2 returns!

I might be wrong, but I think they are from FsDreamTeam GSX.

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I might be wrong, but I think they are from FsDreamTeam GSX.

 

 

 

Delivering the goods, notice the cargo loaders are PMDG, which also provides fuel truck and service vehicles for lavatory and potable water:

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Awesome, Dan! :good:

 

I love the Polar Air Cargo livery on 747.

I love their routes too. Can't wait to fly them myself.

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Polar and Atlas are my favorite liveries. And my favorite JustPlane videos! Did Polar or Atlas ever take new build 747-400s with the LCD standby instruments though? I am sorry for being pedantic :)

 

Being able to call PMDG loaders will compliment nicely with GSX since they limit you to 2 unloaders. I hear their GSX Cargo addon is in the works that will add more but in the mean time will be great to have both PMDG and GSX working together. - David Lee

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have both PMDG and GSX working together

They don't work together.

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Seems like several of us on the team have taken to cargo flying recently:

 

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Cargo flying in great. .. don't have to hear crying/screaming children from the cabin.

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If G-CIVX will allow my transgression... here's CV at KTPA MRO getting ready to head east.  I agree, toasters are much less demanding of attention....

 

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I hope this pic conveys the sense of SIZE.... she's large... but oh so lovely :)

 

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Today on board a Giant, call sign for Atlas and related to Polar.  Nice thing about cargo is crossing Eastward is usually daytime on a random route while the NATs are full of Westbound pax.  Nice tailwind today, up to 170 kts on the tail and up to 663 kts GS. Here is a close up at FL330 surfing along the tops (notice you can see light through the big GE fans):

 

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They don't work together.

I mean you can select the PMDG loader for the front nose door for example and have GSX unloading 2 others. - David Lee

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I mean you can select the PMDG loader for the front nose door for example and have GSX unloading 2 others. - David Lee

 

Probably not.  GSX will delete PMDG vehicles and when that is detected PMDG hides theirs.  However, PMDG will allow all four loaders active at the same time. You can have either but not both.

I use the PMDG vehicles until pushback then it's GSX... so far that's the only sharing I've found that reliably works.

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Probably not.  GSX will delete PMDG vehicles and when that is detected PMDG hides theirs.  However, PMDG will allow all four loaders active at the same time. You can have either but not both.

I use the PMDG vehicles until pushback then it's GSX... so far that's the only sharing I've found that reliably works.

Did that happen with the original 747? They were scenery objects not actual vehicles. I did not know that but I bet if you message FSDT, Umberto would find a way to make it work.  - David Lee

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