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rdaniell
October 7th, 2008, 14:13
Well, mine used to be the 7AC Champ :ernae: and I still fly LilSki's model quite a lot. However, since I have gotten back into "real world" flying, I am flying Brian Gladden's Cessna 140 most of the time.

As most of you'll know, Lionheart is in the very early, early, early,,,, :running: stages of developing a Cessna 140. I expect when that one comes out, it will go the top of my favorite's list. :applause:

Randy

pointy31
October 7th, 2008, 14:26
Well, mine used to be the Aeronca Champ, by LilSki. Here of late, I've been flying the beautiful Super Cub, by J.E. Narcizo, with a superb paint by John Humphries. I get much better frame rates with the Super Cub, and handling is great. I too am waiting for Bill's Cessna 140, as it will be a winner, as are all of his offerings.

Willy
October 7th, 2008, 14:41
Tough question. My favorite warbird taildragger is the AH Spitfire Mk XIX. Civil would have to be Milton's Beech 18 with the JBK Boeing 307 Stratoliner in a close second.

O' course my answer could be different next week or tomorrow even.

Edit: If we're talking light aircraft, then the freeware J.E. Narcizo SuperCub is it.

Jagdflieger
October 7th, 2008, 14:48
I still enjoy Sanderson's series of Hurricanes.

Lionheart
October 7th, 2008, 15:11
Cesssna 140, Piper Pacer, Fairchild 24R, Bellanca Cruisemaster 230, Bellanca CruiseAir.... and I think I am forgetting a few more.

(Cant have one fave... )



Bill

Tom Clayton
October 7th, 2008, 15:11
In no particular order...

Milton's Howard 500
Gary Herbert's B-17G
Wozza's Mustang
Airhead's Super Deke
Oliver Fischer's Ju-52
Mike Stone's Bristol 170 Freighter

rdaniell
October 7th, 2008, 15:49
Willy, I didn't really make it clear in my posting of this thread but, I was thinking General Aviation single engine aircraft.

From what some of you have posted, I might just have to get the Super Cub....

Randy

Spranget
October 7th, 2008, 16:20
Milton's Spartan!!!

Overshoe
October 7th, 2008, 16:52
When I fire up FS9, I almost always fly Bill Lyons' J-3 Cub

Kofschip
October 7th, 2008, 17:13
Tiger Moth......:d

pointy31
October 7th, 2008, 17:18
I just sent Mr. Ito a request for an Aeronca Chief...:jump:

Who knows, he may do it...:kilroy:

PRB
October 7th, 2008, 17:23
Willy, I didn't really make it clear in my posting of this thread but, I was thinking General Aviation single engine aircraft. ...

Well, since you put it that way, these two! DHC-2 (Aerosoft) and the Helio H-295 (Piglet's Peculiar Planes.) The Helio can be a handfull on landing. I've read the real one was too.

MudMarine
October 7th, 2008, 17:34
Anything from WWII.

Flyboy208
October 7th, 2008, 17:48
The Chance-Vought F4U Corsair in any variant! Mike :medals::wavey:

aeronca1
October 7th, 2008, 17:48
Have to say that I'm firmly in the Champ camp :applause:

EMatheson
October 7th, 2008, 18:07
Well, since you put it that way, these two! DHC-2 (Aerosoft) and the Helio H-295 (Piglet's Peculiar Planes.) The Helio can be a handfull on landing. I've read the real one was too.
where did you get that livery for the beaver?
please don't say it comes with the package! I've got the stripped down Freight Dogs version...:banghead:

I've been flying Bill Lyons Travel Air a lot lately...

robert41
October 7th, 2008, 18:58
I would say Bill Lyons aircraft are my favorites. Also the Curtiss Robin by Jim Douglass is very good.

Lionheart
October 7th, 2008, 19:30
I love Bill Lyons Tri-Pacer.. But its not a tail dragger.

Reminds me.. I'm going to have to get out the Swift and fly around in McCarthy, Alaska!

fliger747
October 7th, 2008, 19:47
As an Alaskan and the owner of a real one, there isn'a now't like a Supercub!

EasyEd
October 7th, 2008, 20:04
Hey All,

185

-Ed-

PS Lots of good ones out there though.

PRB
October 7th, 2008, 20:43
where did you get that livery for the beaver?
please don't say it comes with the package! I've got the stripped down Freight Dogs version...:banghead:

I've been flying Bill Lyons Travel Air a lot lately...

Yep, it came with the DHC-2 stand alone package, but not the Fright Hogs package. The stand alone Beaver comes with a large number of paints, and 4 models (wheels, big-wheels, skis, floaties)

LouP
October 7th, 2008, 22:08
Fave tail dragger?? why that would have to be Mud. :costumes:

LouP :kilroy:

Drzook
October 7th, 2008, 22:15
In no particular order:
Schleicher ASW15B by Wolfgang Piper
Aeronca 7BCM Champ by LilSki
ACA Super Deke by Airhead
Piper PA-20 Pacer by Brian Gladden

Baron von Blutwurst
October 7th, 2008, 22:28
It's old school for me. The Fokker EV/DVIII. High Torque/Light Weight/and good manueverability. I love the "edge of wreck" feeling you get with it.

Cheers
Randy

Ascua02
October 8th, 2008, 00:53
Arrr me dearies!!!

For me it be the Cessna L-19 from Massimo Taccoli

Very nice to fly

Saludos

Lionheart
October 8th, 2008, 01:27
It's old school for me. The Fokker EV.DVIII. High Torque/Light Weight/good manueverability. I love the edge of wreck feeling you get with it.

Cheers
Randy


Randy...

I think thats considered teasing.....

:ernae:


Bill

Brian_Gladden
October 8th, 2008, 05:18
Glad to see a few of my birds made it in there...

For me...

Super cub (JC's)
Super Pacer (Mine)
Spartan (Milton)
Beaver (Aerosoft)


Brian

Cazzie
October 8th, 2008, 05:32
Champ Camp by far, but I've really become attached to Manuele's Ansaldo, best VC flying WW I airplane I have ever flown, easy to see everything.

Caz

Cazzie
October 8th, 2008, 05:35
It's old school for me. The Fokker EV/DVIII. High Torque/Light Weight/and good manueverability. I love the "edge of wreck" feeling you get with it.

Cheers
Randy

Aw right, quit yer tease, we're over-ready for this one! :d

Caz

PHo17
October 8th, 2008, 08:29
Many of them already mentioned. In the freeware plane series I may add few others:

An-2 many models ("bush airliner" :d)
Oliver Fisher's Buecker Jungman
Dornier Do27 (Hannes von der Heide)
Maule M/MT-7-260 (Mikko Maliniemi et.al.)

Pekka

nightshade
October 8th, 2008, 09:34
Mine is the Howard. Love the power and speed!

Underdog
October 8th, 2008, 09:38
Anything I can land on a short runway !!!!!!

rpjkw
October 8th, 2008, 11:31
I have to say the Aerosoft Beaver and Milton Shupe's magnificent Beech 18 are my faves.

Bob

huub vink
October 8th, 2008, 12:38
Willy, I didn't really make it clear in my posting of this thread but, I was thinking General Aviation single engine aircraft.

From what some of you have posted, I might just have to get the Super Cub....

Randy

As I hardly fly GA I had to think about this.... but just as examples; they are GA, civil and taidraggers ;).

Huub

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y210/Huub_Vink/tail2.jpg

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y210/Huub_Vink/tail1.jpg

daypharris
October 8th, 2008, 12:49
...and Rick Pipers Chipmunk!!!:d

T6flyer
October 8th, 2008, 12:58
Tim Conrad's Helio Courier (still cant get it to three point) and Rick Piper's Chipmunk.

Martin

Daveroo
October 8th, 2008, 14:49
the wild wilga

rdaniell
October 8th, 2008, 15:31
It's old school for me. The Fokker EV/DVIII. High Torque/Light Weight/and good manueverability. I love the "edge of wreck" feeling you get with it. Cheers Randy

Hi Baron,

Just now realized while reading these posts that there are at least two "Randys" at the Outhouse....Now if I remember correctly, based upon the UK's use of the word "randy", there most likely are a lot more.:costumes:

Randy, Sr. (since I'm 22 years older than you...:costumes: )

Cazzie
October 8th, 2008, 16:04
As I hardly fly GA I had to think about this.... but just as examples; they are GA, civil and taidraggers ;).

Huub

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y210/Huub_Vink/tail1.jpg

Oooh! Me like, where can this repaint be found Huub?

Caz

doublecool
October 8th, 2008, 16:49
Man, All of them Great Planes :applause::applause::applause:all favorites

Payware Lionhearts Bu-181 Beasty :kilroy:

Bill Lyons little Swift is a keeper

CG_1976
October 8th, 2008, 17:12
My faverite is the Goose by Mike Stone or DC-3 by Maam Sim

Willy
October 8th, 2008, 17:32
My favorite tail dragger floater is Bill Lyons' Sikorsky S43. I don't think that Milton's Beech 18 floaters can count as tail draggers.

idancesafetydance
October 8th, 2008, 19:05
my favorite dragger is the WOP P-51 D, it just feels so.....real!---------------->By the way is there a place to download the ACA Super Deke by airhead? my comp. crashed a few months ago and I lost everything, now I want it back bout I don't know where to get it if I can.:isadizzy:

rdaniell
October 8th, 2008, 20:55
It's a Luscombe T8F. It's a tandem seat version of the original 8A. It has a green house like the Aeronca L-16.

Randy

Drzook
October 8th, 2008, 22:34
my favorite dragger is the WOP P-51 D, it just feels so.....real!---------------->By the way is there a place to download the ACA Super Deke by airhead? my comp. crashed a few months ago and I lost everything, now I want it back bout I don't know where to get it if I can.:isadizzy:
Here try this over at Hinch's site (http://91.186.30.64/~fscouk/):
http://www.flightsimulatorx.it/download/download.php?file=113_Gmax-aca8KCAB.zip&tipo=aereo

Tom Clayton
October 8th, 2008, 23:23
That package has been altered, but to what degree I don't know. I have a copy of the original Airhead exe installer stashed in my private folder on TVA's server. It seems that the feature of only members getting clickable links from posts has gone away, so if anyone wants a copy, PM me and I'll send you the link - otherwise it might be considered public distribution which is prohibited by the EULA. And if anyone knows how to contact the original author(s) for permission, I'll gladly pass along a copy to the admin's here.

huub vink
October 9th, 2008, 00:56
Caz,
The livery is actually a default one. You can find in in the "sports" version.
Huub


Oooh! Me like, where can this repaint be found Huub?

Caz

NAMBUS
October 9th, 2008, 04:54
Some great aircraft guys.
Here's a few of mine.
Golden Age Simulations Waco's, especially the GXE.
Bazza's Tiger moth.
Lago's Stinson Gullwing.
Long Island Classics Aeronca L-16A
Bill Lyons Swift.
Super Cub.
Beech 18's by Aerosoft, Milton and Simtech.
Alpha's war surplus Cessna T-50 Bobcat / Crane.

strega13
October 9th, 2008, 09:04
not just one favorite , but too many to list .
among others , aeorsoft's super cub and beaver , milton's howard 500 and beech 18 , dave eckert's stearman ...

mgr
October 10th, 2008, 02:43
Mine is ofcourse the Grumman TBM Avenger :cost1:

Desert Rat
October 10th, 2008, 03:10
Gotta be one of these :d

Desert Rat
October 10th, 2008, 03:12
If it HAS to be civvie, one of three,

The two Huub mentioned or Bill Lyons Swift.

doublecool
October 10th, 2008, 03:54
Dornier Do-27 by Digital Aviation/aerosoft is a must have... great in fs9 not sure how she does in FX

ianhind
October 10th, 2008, 04:45
Another source of the Super Decathlon:

http://wcm.flightxpress.de/files/0905/files0905.html

Cazzie
October 10th, 2008, 06:07
Caz,
The livery is actually a default one. You can find in in the "sports" version.
Huub

Strange that I never even bothered to look Huub! :isadizzy:

Thanks a bunch, no biking today, rain! :banghead:

Caz

wombat666
October 10th, 2008, 06:24
Bit hard to come down to a single aircraft but .......:d
LIC's Super Deke is a nose ahead of the AH one for me.
RealAir Scout package (the comple one!) is one of my most flown aircraft while the Maule Rocket is not far behind.
But for sheer pleasure, I'd have to go with the LIC Eagle, just brilliant!
And of course, if military aircraft are included the the RealAir Spitfire XIV, AH's Mosquito and 'Merlin' Spitfires get a lot of my air miles.
:applause:

Tom Clayton
October 10th, 2008, 20:56
Another source of the Super Decathlon:

http://wcm.flightxpress.de/files/0905/files0905.html
Yep - that's the original installer. Thanks Ian!

skyhawka4m
October 10th, 2008, 21:22
.......

Motormouse
October 12th, 2008, 05:43
Bill Lyon's Stinson
Rick Pipers Chipmunk
Lil Ski's Christen Eagle
Airheads' Decathlon
Dave Eckerts' Stearman
and Wozza's P51

ttfn

Pete

modelr
October 12th, 2008, 06:28
I have so many I can't list 'em all, but I gotta list one I haven't seen here yet...
Bill Lyon's Waco YMF's. :applause:

idancesafetydance
October 12th, 2008, 13:19
Thanks for the link DRZOOK, i thought i'd never see the ol'
decathalon again :mixedsmi:

Bushpounder
October 12th, 2008, 15:03
The Pilatus Porter PC-6

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v254/bushpounder/pireps/wrang2.png

Don :ernae:

daypharris
October 12th, 2008, 15:08
G21 Grumman Goose by Lynn and Bill Lyons. Check out this paint at Avsim:
goose_bluejean.zip :d

Drzook
October 12th, 2008, 16:09
Thanks for the link DRZOOK, i thought i'd never see the ol'
decathalon again :mixedsmi:
No problem; happy to help. :ernae:

Drzook
October 12th, 2008, 16:12
The Pilatus Porter PC-6

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v254/bushpounder/pireps/wrang2.png

Don :ernae:
And again I gotta ask: where do you get these wonderful toys? First that exquisite Volpar Turboliner posted some time back, now this.

Bushpounder
October 12th, 2008, 16:53
I make them. :) Gotta have toys! :ernae:

Don

Desert Rat
October 12th, 2008, 17:07
G21 Grumman Goose by Lynn and Bill Lyons. Check out this paint at Avsim:
goose_bluejean.zip :d

Wholeheartedly agree,

but it also reminds me of something I've been tempted with for a long time now, has anyone got the Widgeon from Justflight, is it any good, it is nice and cheap.

Jamie

Moses03
October 12th, 2008, 17:19
In no particular order...

Milton's Howard 500


Like Tom but in particular order...

http://i37.tinypic.com/qoit0p.jpg

:mixedsmi:

Drzook
October 12th, 2008, 19:14
I make them. :) Gotta have toys! :ernae:

Don

OK, found the Porter on Avsim. Now what about that Volpar?:kilroy:

Bushpounder
October 12th, 2008, 19:23
That Porter you found was one of my first attempts in airplane design many years ago while I was in the learning process. It is not the one in the picture above. Looking back, the one at Avsim is pretty (very) poor! LOL! I only create aircraft now for my own use.

Don :ernae:

Bushpounder
October 12th, 2008, 19:27
The paint on that Howard is BEAUTIFUL!!!!!

Don :ernae:

Drzook
October 12th, 2008, 19:42
That Porter you found was one of my first attempts in airplane design many years ago while I was in the learning process. It is not the one in the picture above. Looking back, the one at Avsim is pretty (very) poor! LOL! I only create aircraft now for my own use.

Don :ernae:
That's cool. Still very beautiful aircraft in any case.:ernae:

Bushpounder
October 12th, 2008, 19:49
Thanks!

Don