Where Flight Simulation Enthusiasts Gather from Around the World!
AVSIM Library - Search Results
Login | Register | About logging in and out
Searching for: 'catalina island' in AVSIM File Library and below.
Return to Library Index
Found 15 files (2 pages)
Jump to page:   

Category: Flight Simulator 2004 - Scenery
Heli Missions 2008 ZipDive!  Download

File Description:
The Heli Missions project is created for use with Lago FS Enhancer program and Gottfried Razek Los Angeles-Catalina island sceneries. 100 missions and flights around LA area. Heli Med Transport, police operations, ecological missions, executive freighters, search and rescue in sea and moutains missions. By André Drumond (Centro Aeronáutico virtual) Brazil.

Filename: heli_missions_243107.zip
License: Freeware
Added: 17th July 2008, 20:01:13
Downloads: 421
Author: André Drumond
Size: 3439kb

Category: Flight Simulator X - Aircraft Repaints, Textures and Modifications
KLM Consolidated PBY-5A (PK-CPA) ZipDive!  Download

File Description:
This folder contains a repaint for the Aerosoft PBY Catalina for FSX, representing PK-CPA, a Cat used by KLM for their Island Services in the Dutch East Indies between 1947 and 1950. After Indonesian independence, the aircraft was turned over to Garuda, the new Indonesian airline. Repaint by Jan Kees Blom, based on the repaint kit by Aerosoft.

Filename: jk_pby_klm.zip
License: Freeware
Added: 13th July 2018, 20:37:46
Downloads: 92
Author: Jan Kees Blom
Size: 9521kb

Category: Flight Simulator X - Missions
Lunch on Catalina Island ZipDive!  Download

File Description:
You and a friend have decided to have lunch on Catalina Island. It's a great day for flying in the greater Los Angeles Area. You will start your flight from Van Nuys airport. Your friend is located in Santa Monica so we will need to pick him up and then continue to Catalina. I'll be coming with you and will tell you where to go. We will also do some sightseeing over the Los Angeles area. Level: INTERMEDIATE Estimated time to complete: 45 minutes

Filename: lunch.zip
License: Freeware
Added: 25th October 2007, 20:32:06
Downloads: 5162
Author: Chris Klein
Size: 2329kb

Category: Flight Simulator 2004 - Aircraft Repaints, Textures and Modifications
PBY Catalina, RNZAF 1944 ZipDive!  Download

File Description:
Textures for Mike Stone's PBY Catalina in the colour scheme of PBY-5 NZ4017 of 6 Sqd.RNZAF Halavo Bay, Florida Island, Guadalcanal 1944 Textures only, Mike's original file spby5a.zip is required.

Filename: pby_xxt.zip
License: Freeware
Added: 15th May 2004, 20:49:55
Downloads: 360
Author: Geoff Chambers
Size: 140kb

Category: Flight Simulator X - Aircraft Repaints, Textures and Modifications
Qantas Consolidated PBY-5 5 paints ZipDive!  Download

File Description:
Five repaints for the Aerosoft PBY-5 Catalina in the colors of PBY-5's operated by Qantas on the 'Double Sunrise Service' between Western Australia and Ceylon between 1943 and 1945. In 1943, Royal Australian Air Force personnel were seconded to operate Catalinas under the banner of Qantas. The plan called for flights between Perth, Western Australia, and RAF Base Koggala in southern Ceylon (now Sri Lanka). The flights were the longest non-stop air route of any airline, over 3,500 nautical miles (6,480 km) across the Indian Ocean. Navigating without the aid of radio, the crews relied solely on rudimentary navigation by compass and stars during the trip. Only Catalinas had that kind of range, so five PBY-5 flying boats were converted to make them suitable for the trip. They received camouflage paint, with a RAAF roundel on the fuselage, but also a civilian registration, since they were officialy operated by Qantas, and they were named after the stars they would be using for navigation: Vega Star (G-AGFL/FP221 - tail code 1) Altair Star (G-AGFM/FP244 - tail code 2) Rigel Star (G-AGID/JX575 - tail code 3) Antares Star (G-AGIE/JX577 - tail code 4) Spica Star (G-AGKS/JX287 - tail code 5) Taking between 27 and 33 hours, with departure timed so that the flight crossed Japanese occupied territory during darkness, the crews would observe the sunrise twice, which led to the service being known as "The Double Sunrise". The flight route flown was along the coast from Perth to Exmouth then setting out towards Cocos (Keeling) Island or Christmas Island (though neither was actually sighted during the flight) and onto Kogalla, a journey of approximately 3,580 nautical miles (6,630 km). After the success of the initial flights, it was decided to run a weekly service, with some services flying over Rottnest Island and then taking a direct line to Kogalla. As part of the Australia-England air route there was a surface component from Kogalla to Karachi that added considerable time to the service. This was later replaced by the Double Sunrise service, with Karachi to England flown by BOAC. Air crews would change in Kogalla taking the next plane in either direction minimising the time taken to complete the journey. Though stripped of all non-essential equipment, including de-icing equipment and insulation, the average takeoff weight was 15,900 to 16,000 kg; this included 9,040 liters of fuel, which gave the Catalina a range of 3,600 nautical miles (6,700 km). The service made 271 crossings, delivered over 4,500 kg of mail and carried 860 passengers, including among them British MP Edith Summerskill and the journalist Keith Murdoch. 'The Secret Order of The Double Sunrise' was an illustrated certificate given to passengers aboard the flying boats of the Australia-England air link, to attest they had been airborne for more than 24 hours. After the war the five modified Catalinas that had flown The Double Sunrise service were scuttled. Repaints by Jan Kees Blom, based on the paintkit by Aerosoft

Filename: jk_pby_qantas.zip
License: Freeware
Added: 13th July 2018, 20:38:43
Downloads: 102
Author: Jan Kees Blom
Size: 51063kb

Prev Page Next Page

AVSIM Library System Version 2.00 -- 2004-May-01
© 2001-2020 AVSIM Online
All Rights Reserved