Cessna L19 Bird Dog

The Cessna L-19 "Bird Dog"

 
Cessna L19 Bird Dog

Fully Compatible with
FSX, Prepar 3D v2 & v3
 & FSX Steam Edition 

Now Supports 64bit Prepar3D v4 !

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Cessna L-19
"Bird Dog" 


A Soldier's Best Friend,
Sniffing Out The Enemy From 500 Feet Above The Jungles

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Overview

 BlackBox - Cessna L-19  "Bird Dog"  

In August 1949, Cessna Aircraft Company learned that the U.S. Army wanted a new, all-metal liaison airplane to replace its aging and shrinking fleet of fabric-covered Piper L–4 Grasshoppers and Stinson L–5 Sentinels. The Army planned to evaluate all competing aircraft during a “fly-off” at Wright Field in Dayton, Ohio, the following April.


With so little time available to develop an entirely new airplane, Cessna began work by mating the tail of a Cessna 195 and the wings of a Cessna 170B with a newly designed fuselage. The effort was particularly challenging because one of the military specifications required that the airplane be capable of taking off and landing over a 50-foot obstacle in less than 600 feet at its maximum-allowable gross weight. The prototype was built in 90 days; made its first flight on December 14, 1949;

Two months later, on June 25, 1950, the North Korean Army crossed the Thirty-Eighth Parallel. Suddenly, there was a greatly increased need for Cessna’s Model 305, which became better known as the L–19 Bird Dog, an apt name because of how well it enabled pilots and their rear-seat observers to search for and locate enemy ground positions. Once found, such targets were identified and their locations radioed to those who would respond with an air assault, artillery, or ground troops.
When enemy ground troops spotted a Bird Dog flying low and overhead, it gave them good reason to believe that something bad was about to happen to their enemy


Testimonial quote "beautiful Aircraft to fly , the Flight dynamics are spot on .. and I love the dynamic effects on the antennas in the wind"

Features

 

  • Cessna L-19 Bird Dog in several paint schemes plus Special "Bush plane" version
  • Accurate flight model tested and approved by Real World Pilots

  • Extremely hi Fidelity exterior and interior models with 100% 3d Modelled Gauges

  • Over 180 thousand polygons used for both External model and Virtual Cockpit

  • Very accurate detailed parts including dome lights in red or white and separate instrument lighting

  • Chocks, remove before flight flags, detailed chain link Tie downs and a feeding bowl ;)

  • Skinned and animated Antennae and exhaust pipes Dynamically linked to Engine vibration, airspeed, and G load.

  • Skinned and animated Pilot, Configurable with headset or Helmet

  • Dynamic reflection (P3D) and all surfaces bump mapped

  • Custom sound set + switches knobs and some special sounds!

  • 8 Real world Military paint schemes, Including USAF, ArmY, NAVY and MARINES

  • One purely Fictional Bush Plane "City Limits" with Tundra Tyres and that hard worked Battered patina

  • Pre Flight Manager compatible, with Crew, Baggage and Fuel. Weight and balance sheets

  • Paint Kit to follow soon for creating your own liveries

  • Real World operating manual and checklists included

System Requirements

 

Minimum System Requirements
Host
Sim 
Microsoft - Flight Simulator X 
(FSX Acceleration or SP2 required)
Lockheed Martin - Prepar 3D v2 v3 & v4
DoveTail Games - FSX (Steam Edition)
CPU 3.0 GHz
HDD 2Gb Free Space
OS Windows Vista, 7, 8 or 10 (32 or 64bit)
RAM 2048 Mb (2 Gig)
VGA 512Mb 3D Hardware Accelerated

Product Requires A Joystick