• Orbx Offers Three Free Aircraft

    Orbx Offers Three Free Aircraft

    For the final weekend of their FlyJuly promotion, Orbx is offering flightsimmers three free aircraft, ready to be downloaded. All are light general aviation aircraft for FSX and Prepar3D.


    15 Comments
    1. dogdish's Avatar
      dogdish -
      Please excuse my ignorance, but do you need to be actively on-line to use these, or was this meaning to say just for installation?

      An internet connection is also required.
      Always liked the Vans RV-4
    1. MrUnSavory's Avatar
      MrUnSavory -
      They are not showing up in ORBX Central after purchase.
    1. roudou's Avatar
      roudou -
      Quote Originally Posted by MrUnSavory View Post
      They are not showing up in ORBX Central after purchase.
      Are you using P3D v4 or V5?

      These aircraft are for 32 bit: FSX, FSX:SE, P3D V1 to V3.
    1. LTCSZ's Avatar
      LTCSZ -
      No record of these after "purchase"!
    1. LTCSZ's Avatar
      LTCSZ -
      I am able to manually download the planes but how do I install them from the downloaded files? Thanks...
    1. LTCSZ's Avatar
      LTCSZ -
      What do I do with the .c4 file? Thanks
    1. loki's Avatar
      loki -
      I was able to install them through Orbx Central. Went to the product pages and clicked install.
    1. lastivka's Avatar
      lastivka -
      Quote Originally Posted by LTCSZ View Post
      I am able to manually download the planes but how do I install them from the downloaded files? Thanks...
      The downloaded files are only useful if you have the earlier version of Orbx Central (version 3) installed. In that case, you can manually install the files using that version. If you have the later version of Orbx Central v4, the downloaded files ares useless... as they are not compatible with that later version.

      So, either install the free aircraft using the latest version of Orbx Central v4, using the blue "install" button, or install manually using the earlier version of Orbx Central v3.

      Version 4 of Orbx Central does give you the option of choosing a folder containing backup files of all your installations, so theoretically you could reinstall these files at some later stage.
    1. MrUnSavory's Avatar
      MrUnSavory -
      Quote Originally Posted by roudou View Post
      Are you using P3D v4 or V5?

      These aircraft are for 32 bit: FSX, FSX:SE, P3D V1 to V3.
      Ok, Thanks.
    1. LTCSZ's Avatar
      LTCSZ -
      Won't work on V4.5?
    1. JSkorna's Avatar
      JSkorna -
      It says from V1 to V3.
    1. ToniFIN80's Avatar
      ToniFIN80 -
      I have ORBX Lancair previously purchased for FSX, and the plane works fine in P3d v5 HF2. I only need the way manually install Victa and Vans to p3d v5, so i can test how does these work.
    1. Binou's Avatar
      Binou -
      Very fine looking, indeed, but flight dynamics perhaps not so good : stall and spin don't look very realistic, if possible at all.
    1. Binou's Avatar
      Binou -
      Thank you, aanyway !
    1. simtech95209's Avatar
      simtech95209 -
      I went to the ORBX site today, downloaded Orbx Central and it's my understanding it only recognizes 64-bit OS. Is there a 32-bit available? I couldn't find any mention on the Orbx site..
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