Continuation of Propliners

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A-26Invader
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Continuation of Propliners

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With the development of MSFS and P3D, has A2A discussed ideas about future continuation of old airline products or is this line of products dead? Example would be the Convair 340/440 seeing how it served the medium range fleet and how they are still operated today.

Reason I ask is due to the current development of an Aerostar which would be your first in-depth twin could the current tech be applied to other twins as well?
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clarkejw
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Good question!

real
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A Convair 540 :D .....

A-26Invader
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real wrote:
27 Sep 2020, 18:09
A Convair 540 :D .....
Convair 580 with Allison’s!
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Dogsbody55
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A-26Invader wrote:
27 Sep 2020, 17:36
With the development of MSFS and P3D, has A2A discussed ideas about future continuation of old airline products or is this line of products dead? Example would be the Convair 340/440 seeing how it served the medium range fleet and how they are still operated today.

Reason I ask is due to the current development of an Aerostar which would be your first in-depth twin could the current tech be applied to other twins as well?
Very much agreed. I'd love to see one of the Convair twins get the COTS treatment. The original 240 might be a better choice insofar as there were more built, more variations and more choice for repainters. However, the bigger 340/440 might be easier to model as the plane was standardised to make production easier. Less choice in door positions etc. The 240 was a smaller plane too so not so good getting out of higher altitude airports with it' shorter wingspan and less powerful R-2800's.

Guess we'll just have to wait and see.


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real
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A-26Invader wrote:
27 Sep 2020, 18:23
real wrote:
27 Sep 2020, 18:09
A Convair 540 :D .....
Convair 580 with Allison’s!
That's i wanted to say a 580. :oops:

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CV580 <3 :D
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AKar
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I'd love any properly Accu-Simmed commuter or business aircraft. It does not have to be bush-capable but should do short runways and small airports with relative ease. Maybe an old-school King Air, or Cessna SkyCourier perhaps. It should do both self-loading and bulk/pallet cargo, and be capable of self-sustained operations.

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