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Category: Flight Simulator 2004 - Aircraft Repaints, Textures and Modifications
NAC de Havilland DH-114 Heron 1B ZipDive!  Download

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New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) was the first operator to receive the DH-114. From 1952 till 1957 NAC flew with four Herons 1B's, which were acquired to serve those airfields which could not take NAC's standard airliner of those days, the Douglas DC-3. The Herons primarily flew across Cook Strait (Rongotai-Blenheim-Nelson) and later also to Hamilton and Rotorua. Since many modifications were required for this new airliner, the Herons proved too costly.

In 1957 they were written from use. One Heron was sold to the UK but sadly suffered a fatal crash on delivery. The other three, including ZK-BBM, were stored and in 1960 sold to Fiji Airways (later Air Pacific). In November 1975 Rotorua-based Air North bought ZK-BBM from Air Pacific. Already in 1978 she made her final landing and was stored for years at Ardmore Airfield. Classic Flyers NZ, based at Tauranga Airport acquired the Heron in March 1989. Since then she has been restored for static display at the Classic Flyers Museum.

You will need the DH-114 package available at Classic British Flightsim.

Filename: heron_classicflyers_nac.zip
License: Freeware, limited distribution
Added: 14th March 2014, 05:31:12
Downloads: 114
Author: Maarten Brouwer
Size: 1893kb

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