Aerosoft Douglas DC-8, Version 2.0, 32-bit

Aerosoft has released a new product update for the Douglas DC-8 by Michael Cependa.  The update is applicable to FSX only and brings the software up to V2.0.  Features include the addition of a new cargo model with associated liveries, improved fuel tank selection,  corrections to reverse thrust animations, updated clocks, and much more.  Keep in mind, the V2.0 update is already available or Prepar3D V4.

Please see below for a complete update changelog.

  • Added cargo model and associated liveries: United, Fine Air, LAC, AIA.
  • Added gsx.cfg files for passenger and cargo versions in the DC-8_50 folder. You must rename the files to switch to the cargo version.
  • Updated paint kit for cargo version.
  • Further improved tank selection initiation.
  • Fixed reverser animation so they will not animate when engine not running.
  • Connected takeoff warning to engine three throttles in addition to engine one.
  • Corrected fuel pressure gauges so boost pumps don’t create pressure from empty tanks.
  • Fixed fuel flow gauges to not show fuel flow before valves turned on during start.
  • Added pop-up for control of external air, external electrical power, and cargo doors. “Shift 5” to access.
  • Updated loader pop-up to accommodate both passenger and cargo variants.
  • Changed clocks from local time to GMT.
  • Changed heading select coding to allow external nav apps to control aircraft heading.
  • Fixed bug causing hydraulic problems when cold and dark flight saved.
  • Corrected animation of PT probe heaters switch and associated text on overhead.

To review the original update announcement, see the source thread via the Aerosoft forums.  Alternatively, for more about the Aerosoft DC-8 by Michael Cependa, visit the product sales page.

*Image courtesy of Aerosoft and Michael Cependa.

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