The Historic Jetliners Group always come with more than just one item, so guess what they can bring for their 5th anniversary website update !
In the following and extensive message they sent, the classic flyers will be happy to discover a new Sud Est Caravelle 10R, an additional L1011 Tristar basepack, and new textures for the Boeing 707/720.HJG (Historic Jetliners Group) has pleasure presenting its 5th anniversary website update …the groups first for the 2011 year… featuring another great flightline of new and upgraded files for FS2004 and FSX.
First and foremost …HJG is proud to introduce another new classic jetliner in the form of the SUD EST CARAVELLE 10R… also known as the CARAVELLE 10B1R. The CARAVELLE 10R/10B1R first flew during January 1965 and was the 2nd of the P&W JT8D fanjet powered CARAVELLE series aircraft. This version was offered as economic alternative to the slightly larger and aerodynamically improved CARAVELLE 10B …combining more powerful fanjet engines with CARAVELLE 6R airframe. This new product is an extension to the AFG CARAVELLE project. It comprises of 2 superb 3D models featuring both PAX and freight configured aircraft versions …by Esa KAIHLANEN; An excellent custom 2D panel with a full suite of custom gauges and interior flightdeck views ….by Benoit GAURANT; A fantastic FDE suite… by Esa & Ari KAIHLANEN, George CARTY, and Mike MONCE, 2 high quality P&W JT8D soundpacks ….by AEROMUSICA; And a selection of 8 introductory textures featuring the liveries of classic/historic airlines from Africa, Colombia, Denmark, France, Germany, Sweden, Switzerland, and Turkey covering the 1960’s through 1990’s era… also by Benoit GAURANT.
HJG is grateful to Esa KAIHLANEN for authorization to host the great AFG CARAVELLE product line.
Secondly …HJG is also pleased to launch an additional L1011 TRISTAR aircraft base pack file in the form of the L1011 TRISTAR 150 version. This new aircraft base pack represents the slightly superior weight of the this particular TRISTAR version over that of the standard L1011 TRISTAR 100. It is intended for use with HJG supplied L1011 TRISTAR 150 textures.
For further information regarding each of these 2 new products please review the service notes posted on the “NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS” page of the HJG forum in response to todays website update announcement.
New texture releases for HJG’s classic first generation B707, B720, and CV880 jetliner flightline include each of the following…
The mid 1980’s livery for a B707-320B operated by the tourist/charter division of a major Portuguese airline.
The identity of a lesser known and short-lived Icelandic operator of the mid 1980’s for the B707-320C.
Both variations of mid 1970’s color schemes for another Icelandic carrier and the turbojet powered B720.
2 variations of livery supported by a fanjet powered Icelandic B720-B during the early 1980’s …featuring also the late 1970’s hybrid identity of a Maltese airline.
And last but by no means least of all among this great latest flightline of classic classic first generation jetliners offered by HJG… the early 1970’s color scheme of yet another Icelandic operator and for the CV880-22M.
New textures for the hi-tech HJG B717-200’s include…
2 liveries featuring aircraft operated by a major Finnish carrier… featuring both the latest variation of this particular carriers artistic “Flowing Blue” livery themes as well as its livery promoting a major international airways alliance.
New HJG textures for VISTALINERS B727’s include…
The colorful early 1970’s identity of a now no longer existent US West Coast based airline; And 2 variations of color scheme supported by aircraft operated by a major but recently defunct domestic operator from Venezuela during the late 1990’s …both for the early production B727-100.
And for the early production B727-200… the classic late 1960’s era livery of a no now longer existent major classic/historic US/New York based international carrier; 3 variations of red/white identity supported by aircraft operated by another recently defunct airline from Venezuela and the state of Zulia; And 2 variations of the recent and attractive turquoise/blue/white color schemes of a recently defunct Mexican operator.
The definitive green/white early 1980’s livery of a major international operator from one of the African states; The attractive turquoise/blue/natural metal identity of a recently no longer existent domestic operator from Mexico; 2 variations of 1990’s era color schemes supported by aircraft flown by a major but recently suspended Venezuelan domestic carrier; And the livery of a lesser known airline from Indonesia and the mid 1990’s ….all for the ADVANCED B727-200.
And for the ADVANCED B727-200F FREIGHTER… the current identity of a newly established Brazilian freight airline.
The final color scheme of a recently no longer existent domestic operator from Venezuela …for the ADVANCED B727-200 RE SUPER 27 and which concludes all of the latest textures for the VISTALINERS B727’s.
BUT …that’s not all !
New textures for the HJG DC9’s include…
The mid 1960’s era livery of an extremely rare aircraft leased to an eastern Mediterranean based carrier; A selection of 4 variations of the attractive green/white identity supported by aircraft operated by a now no longer existent classic/historic US/Missouri based airline ….covering the 1967 until 1985 period; The classic tan/orange late 1960’s color scheme of another now no longer existent classic US/California based operator; The definitive early 1970’s livery of a long-established Venezuelan domestic and regional carrier; 2 variations of early 1970’s identity applied to aircraft once leased by the then national airline of Venezuela; A rare military aircraft from Venezuela and the late 1970’s; The definitive late 1970’s blue/white color scheme of a historic but no longer existent US/Atlanta based operator; The definitive late 1970’s livery of an Italian/Sardinia based carrier; A selection of 3 variations of identity …including post-merger startup and definitive identities… supported by aircraft operated by a now non existent US/Indiana based airline during the 1980 through 1986 period; A selection of 6 variations of color scheme applied to the aircraft flown by a major classic/historic but recently no longer existent US/Minnesota based international operator between 1986 and 1998; Both an obscure early 1980’s gold/blue/white and definitive blue/white early 1980’s livery of Venezuela’s longest established airline; The early 1990’s identity of a Venezuelan operator based at the island of Margarita; An extremely rare aircraft leased by the civil wing of the Colombian Air Force during the early 1990’s; The mid 1990’s color scheme of a recently defunct US/Milwaukee based express operator; The mid 1990’s livery of another major classic/historic and recently no longer existent US/New York based international carrier. And both charcoal/blue/white and green/yellow/white identities of a Private airline from Venezuela and from more recent times …all for the PAX configured DC9-10.
And for the CONVERTIBLE DC9-10… 2 variations of post-merger yellow color schemes supported by aircraft flown by a major US/Indiana based airline during its early 1980’s transitional startup period.
The attractive blue/white livery of a major Venezuelan operator …for the rare DC9-20.
And for the PAX configured DC9-30…the attractive late 1960’s yellow/white identity of a famous but now no longer existent US/Boston based carrier; A selection of 3 variations of classic green/white color schemes supported by aircraft flown by a now no longer existent historic US/Missouri based airline and covering the 1968 to 1964 period; Both the late 1960’s and early 1970’s livery of a major but now defunct domestic operator from Australia; The late 1960’s “Fiesta Jet” livery of a Caribbean/San Juan based carrier; A selection of 5 variations pre-merger turquoise blue/white identity applied to aircraft flown by a now no longer existent historic Minnesota based airline throughout the 1970’s; An extremely rare lease by a major Japanese domestic operator during the early 1970’s; The definitive mid 1970’s blue/white color scheme of a now no longer existent historic US/Atlanta based carrier; A selection of 8 variations of livery …including both interim post-merger startup and definitive livery… supported by aircraft operated by another now no longer existent major US/Indiana based airline during the 1980’s; The early 1980’s identity of an Italian/Sardinia based operator; The mid 1980’s color scheme of a regular and charter service carrier from former Yugoslavia; A selection of 4 variations of color scheme …including both interim post-merger startup and definitive versions… of a another major but recently defunct US/Minnesota based international airline during the 1980’s; The late 1980’s variation of livery of yet another major classic/historic and recently no longer existent US/New York based international carrier. The early 1990’s identity of the national carrier of former Yugoslavia; The early 1990’s color scheme of a recently defunct US/Milwaukee based express airline, And the mid 1990’s post-rebranding era livery of a major operator from Slovenia.
The attractive early 1980’s gold/turquoise/white identity of a major Caribbean/Trinidad & Tobago based carrier; And the color scheme of a current US/Fairbanks based air cargo operator …for the CONVERTIBLE DC9-30.
And for the DC9-40…the original mid 1970’s livery of a no longer existent historic Japanese carrier; The later colorful early 1990’s identity supported by aircraft flown by a prominent Japanese domestic airline; And the attractive green/white mid 1980’s color scheme of another now no longer existent historic US/Missouri based operator.
The mid 1980’s livery of an Italian/Sardinia based carrier; And the colorful classic mid 1980’s variation of livery supported by aircraft flown by a major Caribbean/Trinidad & Tobago based airline ….. all for the DC9-50 and which concludes all of the latest textures for the HJG DC9’s.
BUT … there’s more still !
New HJG textures for Eric CANTU’s L1011 TRISTAR include…
A selection of 10 liveries featuring all 4 variations of period identity supported by L1011 TRISTAR 1, L1011 TRISTAR 50, and L1011 TRISTAR 100 aircraft …operated by a major but now no longer existent classic/historic US/New York based international operator… and covering the 1970’s, 1980’s, and 1990’s period, And the color scheme of a recent but lesser known Jordanian based carrier for the L1011 TRISTAR 100 and which concludes all of the latest HJG textures for Erick CANTU’s L1011 TRISTAR’s.
BUT… that’s not quite the lot !
Product upgrade and improvement has always been an integral part of HJG’s FS work. For this reason an upgraded L1011 TRISTAR panel gauges/core files package has been released. This corrects an inverted VOR1/VOR2 and ADF1/ADF2 gauge needle issue which was reported recently. This upgrade applies to all 4 current HJG/KM L1011 TRISTAR panels.For further information regarding this new file please review the service notes posted on the “NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS” page of the HJG forum in response to todays website update announcement..
Improved 1980’s and 1990’s BRITISH MIDLAND AIRLINES liveries for both the DC9-10 and DC9-30 (4X texture files in total); And an improved 2010 DELTA AIR LINES identity for the DC9-50 have also now been released.
[b]”ALL THIS …AND A WHOLE LOT MORE”[/b]… is available now for your “FREE” FS enjoyment and only from the following HJG website address…
HJG extends a very sincere thanks to Pete DALY/SIMVIATION for their support over the past 5 years. HJG is equally grateful to the international FS community for its kind encouragement and support over the past 5 years also …. “THANKS EVERYONE” !