Thanks for the birthday greetings Funk and Christian.
Being a hobby, I build what I want when I want, so there are others tucked away that have not been worked on in years, and others that are being worked on and off when I feel the need.
The TriStar was going to be kept under wraps and announced when it was completed, but since today is my birthday, and the TriStar is my favourite aircraft, I made the decision yesterday to preview it. I'm actively working on it until the main model (the most detailed LOD) is complete. Then I'm texture converting for the DC-8-61 whilst is being tested (still need more help for that, apply here!)
Just what I needed. I thought I had seen something at FFDS, but assumed it was XML. The FFDS forum does not like me now, so can't log in, and the search does not work, so thanks for pointing me on the easy way to do the tiling bogies. I already have the compressed gear so adding this was not to difficult.
Not as much as in the try out picture. If you find a landing shot when the wheels have just touched down, you will see the tilt. I'm using the books Airliner Tech Vol 8, and Airlife's Airlines Vol 2 along with several other picture books for reference, along with some hard to get drawings. A good photo, that is not difficult to find is of ship 1 tail dragging during testing, and you will the tilt on the bogies. This is what I was trying to replicate, but for some reason it will not let me use a small amount of rotation. Large no problem, small = compile failure.
Still, when I do a 747, I know how to do the bogies
theflyingmobian: Damn you're on top of this lol
Jun 11, 2021 19:08:35 GMT -5
chasensfo: People usually reach out to me when they paint late 90s fleets and ask about flightplans
Jun 12, 2021 8:01:49 GMT -5
FSX Retro Flyer: Here are my huge and humble thanks to Michael Pearson for creating these magnificent paints for the post-CAAC Chinese airlines!
Jun 16, 2021 11:24:16 GMT -5
chasensfo: Hell yeah, and soon the 1990s airports of China will all be open for business
Jun 19, 2021 2:25:09 GMT -5
FSX Retro Flyer: The special livery of the 747-100 of Japan Asia has been painted by Michael Pearson some time ago. The repaint can be found on AVSIM here: faib_747-100_jaa.zip
Jun 24, 2021 8:30:21 GMT -5
chasensfo: Yet it took until now for someone to point it out LOL. Thanks for that, link updated along with several others
Jun 28, 2021 18:45:46 GMT -5
FSX Retro Flyer: Satisfying to see Iberia package being released with all their repaints available! Also, can't wait for SAS and Aerolíneas Argentinas in a near future!
Jun 30, 2021 6:59:11 GMT -5
chasensfo: SAS yes but Aerolineas not sure, maybe some other Argentine carriers. Mostly European and US carriers for now unless others make surprises
Jun 30, 2021 10:16:05 GMT -5
chasensfo: China too of course
Jun 30, 2021 10:16:09 GMT -5
theflyingmobian: Looking forward to filling up Australia and New Zealand with those Chinese, US and European carriers too.
Jul 1, 2021 1:18:19 GMT -5
tony: Thanks for the lovely Aussie repaints. If you plan to do more heres a link to a great aussie airliner register that may be of help. www.aussieairliners.org/index.html
Jul 2, 2021 10:38:21 GMT -5
theflyingmobian: I think at this point the Qantas VH-OJC Formula 1 747 is the only remaining 747 yet to be painted in AI, but I don't think it has plans yet as that was active in 2000 to 2002.
Jul 3, 2021 20:11:05 GMT -5
jetstar: G-AWNA was painted up in incorrect BOAC colours when it was WFU, It was broken up in those colours in 1999. If you look closely, you can see the overpainted white where the BA titles were, and the tail is showing the speed stripe underneath the.. see part2
Jul 13, 2021 7:41:02 GMT -5
jetstar: Thin paint on the tail. They never did anything with the lower blue though. It was just homage to BOAC's original 747-136 when it was retired. Its a pity is was not preserved. Then again, BA would not pay to upkeep the 707 at Cosford, which was scrapped.
Jul 13, 2021 7:43:46 GMT -5
jetstar: Should have said Landor, Doh!
Jul 13, 2021 7:52:35 GMT -5