Mark Cranston und Dan K. Hansen von der Historic Jetliners Group berichten uns von einem großen Update für alle Freunde des Alteisens. Ab sofort gibt es in der Library der HJG viele neue Texturen von ehemaligen Boeing 707-, 727-, DC-8- und Caravelle Betreibern. Interessierte können sich die umfangreiche Pressemitteilung im Originalwortlaut unter im erweiterten Textteil durchlesen.
“HJG’s Great End Of Summer Update !
Summer's almost over and the weather starting to cool down .... unlike the HJG website which has warmed up with today's release of a flight line full of new and upgraded files featuring yet more high quality classic/nostalgic jetliners for both FS2004 and FSX. Latest textures for HJG Boeing aircraft include an extremely rare B707-320B SCD (only 5 of these aircraft were ever built) in the late 1970's livery of a major Hong Kong based international airline. Early production B727-100 aircraft supported by liveries for 3 Mexican carriers from the 1990's ; And the late 1990's identity of a lesser known operator from the African Congo. Late production B727-100 aircraft are represented by 2 variations of colourful and patriotic livery applied to the aircraft operated by a major domestic airline from Colombia during the 1990's; A military aircraft from Ecuador and more recent times; The attractive identity of a recently defunct Florida based US and Caribbean charter operator; Both 1980's and 1990's style liveries for a major US tourist/travel club. And 2 variations of colour schemes applied to the B727-100F aircraft operated by a major US air freight company during the 1980's. But .... there's more .... Early production B727-200 aircraft in the late 1960's and mid 1970's style liveries of a major US international airline; An early 1990's livery for a Mexican charter operator; And the attractive early 1990's colour scheme of an airline from Tunisia. B727-200 ADVC aircraft are supported by the mid 1970's natural metal colour scheme for a major US international airline; A lesser known livery for Mexican operator of early 1990's; The rare transitional/hybrid liveries for 2 Mexican operators merged during 1996 .... along a 3rd featuring the definitive mid 1990's livery for the principal airline involved in this merger; A colourful late 1990's scheme for a rare African Congo based airline. Attractive liveries for 2 aircraft operated by a major operators from Ecuador .... one of which represents the Galapagos Islands. The current livery for a Malaysian registered B727-200F ADVC freighter concludes HJG's inventory of new Boeing aircraft textures. Some great new DC8 subjects have also been released too .... The latest textures for HJG Douglas aircraft include late 1960's and early 1970's identities for DC8-61CF and DC8-63CF aircraft operated by major US supplemental carrier; The colourful early 1970's scheme for a DC8-63CF operated by a German tourist/charter operator. A very rare mid 1970's variation of livery applied to a DC8-63CF aircraft operated by yet another major US supplemental carrier concludes HJG's inventory new Douglas aircraft textures. But .... there's more still .... HJG are indebted to ALLIED FLIGHT GROUP (AFG) for authorisation to host their superb simulation of the SE-210 CARAVELLE. This classic/historic French jetliner from the 1950's and 1960's is represented by CARAVELLE 1/1A (a new model/debut release) supported by textures featuring the early 1960's livery for the primary French operator of the type; An early 1960's identity for a national carrier from northern Scandinavia; And the attractive early 1960's colour scheme for an aircraft from Algeria. Textures for CARAVELLE 3 aircraft include a selection of 1960's and 1970's era liveries for major classic/historic airlines from around the world represented by aircraft from Brazil, China, France, Finland, Italy, Laos, Morocco, Scandinavia, Switzerland, and Tunisia .... and among which is also include the rare DOUGLAS/SUD EST livery applied to a single aircraft for its 1960 tour of the USA during the short-lived co-operative agreement between both aircraft manufacturers; An Italian registered Mediterranean tourist/charter operator from the early 1980's; Late 1990's era military schemes for aircraft from France and Sweden; And one of the world's last remaining CARAVELLE 3 aircraft which is currently maintained in operating condition at Stockholm. CARAVELLE 6N textures include more classic airline colour schemes from the 1960's and 1970's era .... featuring aircraft from Algeria, Belgium, Corsica, Ecuador, Italy, and Yugoslavia. And CARAVELLE 6R aircraft in the attractive 1970's and 1980's identities of a selection of lesser known classic/historic airlines from Chile, Colombia, Ecuador .... as well as colourful liveries for 2 rare diplomatic aircraft from Gabon and Tchad. But there's much more to these new CARAVELLE's than this .... Included among this new HJG/AFG hosting are a selection of 9 superb CARAVELLE panels featuring an assortment of different airline configurations .... and which also feature the latest updates by author Benoit GUARANT. Each CARAVELLE aircraft type is also supported by separate aircraft base packs containing new/revised FDE files to further enhance FS flight performance and which are exclusive to the HJG website; 2 high quality CARAVELLE RR AVON turbojet sound packs further enhance this already superb FS product for great audio ambiance. In association with AFG it is intended that the CARAVELLE flight line will be further extended in future to include the entire CARAVELLE family of classic/historic jetliners for FS. "PERFECTION" has always been an integral part of HJG's work. Therefore the following revisions/updates are also included within this latest website update .... Enhanced textures for 1960's era UNITED AIR LINES DC8-50 and DC8-61 aircraft; Improved 1970's and 1980's era DELTA AIR LINES textures for DC8-61 and DC8-71 aircraft; And an updated B727 panels GAUGES/CORE files package is now also available to fix the disappearing radio stack frequencies for FSX users of these panel (FS2004 users were not affected by this issue) .... please refer to today's HJG website update announcement/news for further information regarding this ! All this and a great deal more classic jetliner nostalgia is now available for "FREE" download and your private FS enjoyment from the HJG website at following address... http://www.simviation.com/hjg/ As always .... HJG is extremely grateful to Pete DALY/SIMVIATION for continued support/hosting. HJG also extends a very special thanks to the AFG CARAVELLE TEAM .... and to each of the community "GUEST PAINTERS" whom have contributed toward this latest website update .... MANY THANKS EVERYONE !"