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I am very much into vintage planes, but there are none in MSFS. And who knows, how long it will take to get some. So over the last couple of days I have tried to port some of my FSX planes to MSFS, with sometimes surprisingly decent results. For help how to do this, I used this YT video and downloaded the free plane-converter software, mentioned in the video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HkHDY5j6AyE&feature=youtu.be

 

Here are some of the planes I was able to port over, both free- and pay-ware. All of them are (with some reservations) fully flyable in MSFS. In most cases, don’t expect systems to work as in FSX. That is why I fly them by hand. I will not share them and once they have been upgraded by their original developers for use in MSFS, I will delete them and buy the real stuff again. As this might take quite some time, I do enjoy flying them now. Of course I know that they are, when it comes to eye-candy, no match with the default MSFS planes. I don’t mind, and to be honest, they aren’t that bad either. Because when sitting in the open cockpit of one of the three bi-planes I have now, I think they look better than they did in their original FSX environment.

 

This is the Dino Cattaneo freeware Aer Macchi 326 (for some reason, his F 14D doesn’t work as well)

AM326-E-2.jpg 

AM326-E-3.jpg

 

This is one of my favourites: Aeroplane Heaven Bristol Bulldog (I hope, they will bring out a version for MSFS soon)

Bristol-Bulldog-1.jpg 

Bristol-Bulldog-4.jpg

 

Aerosoft Catalina

Catalina-5.jpg

 

If the panel doesn’t look familiar, I redid it a few years ago (none of the radios work in MSFS)

Catalina-6.jpg

 

Iris Premium Series Kittyhawk

Curtiss-P40-2.jpg 

Curtiss-P40-4.jpg

 

M. Jahn, J. Visser and team C 47

DC-3-1.jpg 

DC-3-5.jpg

 

Flight Replica DC 4

DC-4-4.jpg 

DC-4-5.jpg

 

Just Flight DH 106 Comet. I have to admit that I am particular happy to have a vintage jet airliner now in my fleet, because with all the other ones I have tried, I had no luck

DHC-106-Comet-1a.jpg

 

Let’s take her out for a spin. We are here at Frankfurt airport

DHC-106-Comet-4.jpg 

DHC-106-Comet-5.jpg 

DHC-106-Comet-6.jpg 

DHC-106-Comet-7.jpg

 

Actually, she flies quite well and although many instruments don’t work, at least I can read my speed and altitude

DHC-106-Comet-9.jpg

 

Although she has no instruments, I love flying my a2a Bf 109, originally developed for FS9 and then upgraded to FSX (please Scott, bring this out for MSFS in the quality of your P3D Spitfire)

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Thanks for viewing

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Fantastic job, Bernd, I know FSX planes will be (probably) "misfits" there....but, in the interim, these should surely contribute to lots of additional simming pleasure...you've got a few good ones there......

And, as John said, they look  really nice...in their new house...🙂....!!

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Just find a way to bring in the Realair TDv2!  With twin RXP GTN 750's...

Ok. Just one GTN!

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Could this mean FSX AI traffic can be ported over. Next is to figure out how to add AI flight plans.

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1 hour ago, fppilot said:

Just find a way to bring in the Realair TDv2!  With twin RXP GTN 750's...

Ok. Just one GTN!

NO NO NO go the whole hog I want two too.  Sadly, I think Sean Maloney is MIA at the moment.  I really hope he is listening though.

Regards

Tony 


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Just a thought, I have seen some developers state in their ReadMe's that their planes are not to be modified &/or reposted on other sites?

A case in point is ManfredJahn's DC-3 that was posted elsewhere without permission, & he asked the site to take down the modded plane, which they did.

So, respect for the original developers please!

 


Robin


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Thanks for the heads-up Bernd. I shall investigate - that Comet and PBY5 look rather fine here.


cheers,

Andy

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