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PBR for the DC-6......look at her little sis' in PBR.....

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    PBR for the DC-6......look at her little sis' in PBR.....

    thibodba57 Brian T has worked his PBR metallic goodness on the Manfred/Visser C-47.
    Phenomenal job as always...and emphasizes the point that her big Sis NEEDS PBR.

    In these pics I did a short flight from Valdez to Anchorage...you can see the reflection of the Valdez coastline on the side of the fuse...just stunning!

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    Nothing beats a bare metal bird....and a classic one at that!

    I'm sure Brian will port over his metal to the DC-6 when she's released with PBR.
    Regards, Steve Dra
    Click here to download my paints

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    It should be pointed out this isn’t actually my paint. But what the guys who have been painting that aircraft have been doing is just leaving the whole red channel white so it came out as the most polished chrome you could imagine and then all the paint was added on the Alpha channel. I just went thru and made my own custom PBR to reflect more accurately what should be displayed and it came out fantastic in my opinion. Still waiting to hear back from the original author to see if he want to re-upload the work or not. Since Steve and I work in concert I sent it to him to have a look over to see if I’m missing stuff. Which I was, still finding a couple things. Gear struts are now chrome and the legs are painted. Prop blades are now painted and ever so slightly reflective. De-ice boots have that odd rubber look.
    If no one has played with this aircraft it’s a BLAST! I would say it’s by far the best Freeware aircraft I have run into. Easily better than some of the payware aircraft out there.

    Please bring PBR to the -6!!
    Brian Thibodeaux
    B747-400/8 First Officer
    Typed MD-80, BE1900
    ATP, CFI, MEI
    My Liveries

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      The Jahn C-47 with Jan’s VVC is superlative! Our own Alex Metzger did the FDE and it definitely rivals and beats most payware piston offerings. AH is due out with a full PBR DC-6 soon, and Barry’s work should also be splendid.

      i will be updating my ASA paint ASAP

      Ta- C
      Best- Carl Avari-Cooper

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        Originally posted by cavaricooper View Post
        The Jahn C-47 with Jan’s VVC is superlative! Our own Alex Metzger did the FDE and it definitely rivals and beats most payware piston offerings. AH is due out with a full PBR DC-6 soon, and Barry’s work should also be splendid.

        i will be updating my ASA paint ASAP

        Ta- C
        Looking forward to AH's C-47, too. Can't argue with the Jahn, though. Love that plane. I'll have to grab that Alaska repaint. Beautiful!

        I'll third the vote for the PBR for the -6!!!
        Matthew Glanden

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