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Glaser-Dirks DG-300

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Glaser-Dirks DG-300
DG-300.jpg
Type Glider
Author(s) Michael Smith
FDM /Yasim, /Yasim, /Yasim, /Yasim, /Yasim, /Yasim, /Yasim, /Yasim
--aircraft= DG-300
Status Alpha
Download Download the Glaser-Dirks DG-300 aircraft package for the current stable release (2018.3).
DG-300 Cockpit
The Glaser-Dirks DG-300 is a Standard Class single-seat high performance sailplane built of glass-reinforced plastic. The DG-300 was designed by Wilhelm Dirks and manufactured by Glaser-Dirks Flugzeugbau's Slovenian partner company Elan. A total of 511 of all versions were built since production started in 1983. Representative contemporary types from competing manufacturers are the Rolladen-Schneider LS4 and the Schempp-Hirth Discus.

Note that the download is testing so if it breaks you should wait a while and re-download it in case it doesn't work.

Aircraft help

Controls

Key Function
Click Places winch
w Start winching
Shift-w Release winch
Ctrl-o Hook aerotow
Shift-o Release aerotow
Shift-C Toggle canopy up/down
Throttle Airbrakes

Development status/Issues/Todo

Finished

  • Exterior Model (except for a couple animations)
  • A Basic 3D panel (needs some instruments, though)
  • UV Mapped
  • FDM (Yasim)
  • Canopy fixed (Thanks Helijah!)
  • Control Stick
  • Liveries over Multiplayer

TODO

  • Fix the Gear Animations (The gear doors are open when the gear is up and vise versa)
  • Add the rest of the instruments
  • Add more detail to the cockpit
  • Make a more advanced JSBSim FDM to replace the YASim one.

External Links

DG-300 Owners Manual