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  1. Hi Paulo, Indeed I was flight crew of this beauty from 1984 to 1987, in the rolling position between First Officer and the back systems position; never were in the "sacred left seat" LOL. I certainly did some tries in the DC-8, affectionately called "the eight" in P3D v4 but due to some personal problems I do not have enough time to try it in depth. My first impresions are that it taxies out with the corresponding weight, ie not equal to the 737 ng; another one is the takeoff roll distance seems to be correct according to the variables involved in the TO, like ac weight, airport elevation, outside temperature, altimetric density, engines thrust, etc. Once in the air, the trimming seems to be rather fast as far as I remember!! I was removed from this aircraft to fly the DC-10 in 1987!!! many years ago!! The handling in clean configuration is awesome!! It turns in the right way since the wing creates a lot of inertia during turns due to the weight of the engines and the wing itself, fuel included. In landing configuration, I recall that this aircraft generated a lot of lift so we considered it to have a good glide characteristics, tough to get in the rubber on the ground, lol, especially when landing light weight!! Well Paulo, I hope to have my time already done to dedicate much more time to fly'er, and if I'm elegibe to get "Aeronaves De Mexico" repaint, well a lot more happy the man!! Please do not hesitate to ask about'er, one problem is that unfortunately I do not keep any manual anymore, in fact I donated them to a younger pilot doing his firsts in the eight many years ago. A sus ordenes Sr. Soares, su amigo Arturo.
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  2. Please, Please, Please make a Aerosoft A380 product. WHen this product is made please have it resemble something like the aerosoft airbus a320 family in terms of realism. I need and must add a 4 engined heavy to my collection so please consider doing this. Sincerely Aerosoft's #1 fan, Bryce
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