PMDG goes classic with the DC-6B

Over at their support forum at Avsim, Robert Randazzo of PMDG has announced that their “Secret Project #1” is not, as many expected, another modern airliner, but instead one from an earlier age – the Douglas DC-6B Cloudmaster.

According to this thread (which is at three pages and extending fast, predictably), while the DC-6B will be designed to have system depth, it won’t be aimed at directly competing with A2A Simulations‘ Accu-Sim lineup so there won’t be a failures module. Even without failures or a Heidi-a-like, however, this one will probably be a very popular choice.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012 20:49

PROPLINER News: Also you can get this “FREEWARE” Super High Quality Propliner ( 3 Engine Radial), called the “The AVIA 51 and 156”, which features a Virtual Cockpit and several different weathered Textures for this Vintage Propliner , get it for FREE too at the Simivation Web Site —-} / See the Video of it here on YOU TUBE —}

Tuesday, February 21, 2012 20:42

All you Propliner fanatics out there, I just recently purchased the Vintage Douglas DC-2 Propliner from Flight 1 Software, (29.95 us dollars), and am quite impressed wioth it, it has a great Cockpit photo real Textures Complete VC ( virtual Cockpit), and True Radial Engine sounds ! and you can get about 39 different paint schemes for it by searching for it on AVSIM’s web site – and it comes in both a 2004/FSX version. Flight 1 Software / DC-2 .

Wednesday, February 8, 2012 21:19

DrBackJack I believe I read the model is FSX native so I would doubt that. It’s a pity, because I’d like to fly it in my GoldenWings install but unlike sceneries, aircraft for both versions aren’t so common.

Tuesday, February 7, 2012 07:59

I hope this one has a 2004 model. If so, I’m buying it.

Sunday, February 5, 2012 22:32

Agreed, great to see some of the old birds coming back!