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November 19, 2022 in Freeware Got Friends releases Free 40th Anniversary: Expansion Pack

Popular Freeware and Payware Developer Got Friends has released a freeware add-on for Microsoft Flight Simulator's 40th Anniversary edition. This add-on is an unofficial Expansion Pack to the 40th Anniversary Edition of Microsoft Flight Simulator and is inten...



Popular Freeware and Payware Developer Got Friends has released a freeware add-on for Microsoft Flight Simulator's 40th Anniversary edition. This add-on is an unofficial Expansion Pack to the 40th Anniversary Edition of Microsoft Flight Simulator and is intended to be as compatible as possible with other Enhancement/Improvement mods on Flightsim.to - such as Duckwork's DC-3 Improvement Mod.

Please note that this Expansion Pack is not indended to be an overall improvement mod. It is indended to be an expansion only. If you do not want a certain Aircraft Expansion, you may delete that specific folder from your Community Folder. The mod includes the following features:

Chapter #1: Expansion Features (Released)

  • DHC-2 Beaver: Added 35" Bush Wheel Variant (Includes All Liveries)
  • DHC-2 Beaver: Added Water Spray Effect to Amphibious Variant
  • DHC-2 Beaver: Added Hide/Unhide Option to Tablet
  • DHC-2 Beaver: Added Start-Up Combustion Smoke Effect to All Variants

Chapter #2: Expansion Features (Released)

  • Global: Added "40th Anniversary" Effects Dependecies as Stand-Alone Effects
  • DHC-2 Beaver: Added Ski Winter Kit to Standard Wheel Variant (Option on Tablet)
  • DHC-2 Beaver: Added New Custom Snow Physics when Skis are Attached
  • DHC-2 Beaver: Added New Bush Tail Wheel to 35" Bush Variant
  • DHC-2 Beaver: Added Low Fly-By Dirt Effect
  • Douglas DC-3: Added New Amphibious Float Variant (Includes 2 Liveries)
  • Douglas DC-3: Added Custom Flight Model, Weight Limits, Drag Limits, and Additional Float / Fuel Tanks
  • Douglas DC-3: Added Water Spray Effect to Amphibious Variant
  • Douglas DC-3: Added Start-Up Combustion Smoke Effect to All Variants
  • Douglas DC-3: Added Wheel Landing Effects to All Surface Types on All Variants
  • Douglas DC-3: Added Water Rudder Switch (Replaces External Power Switch on Amphibious Variant)

Chapter #3: Expansion Features (In Development)

  • Douglas DC-3: Planned JATO (Jet Assisted Take-Off) Variant
  • More Additional Features: Taking Recommendations in Comment Section

This mod can be downloaded for free on Flightsim.to. Be sure to leave a rating and your feedback so that the developers can improve their add-on with future updates. If you are impressed by Got Friend's work with this expansion, make sure to also check out their high-quality payware products for Microsoft Flight Simulator.