HJG - Website Update
Posted by jackfolla on April 12 2007 13:45:07










In celebration of the first anniversary of its rebirth, the Historic Jetliners Group has announced a major update to their web site. Included are many new repaints, upgrade aircraft models and much more. For full details, Read More.



Extended News









It was one year ago today that the new HJG 2006 was salvaged from the brink of extinction.

For the past 12 months this hardworking crew have slaved to bring the very best selection of 1st generation clasic jetliner models, textures, panels and sounds ... for the "free" FS enjoyment of everyone.

Continuing its commitment to the FS community, and in celebration of its 1st anniversary, the HISTORIC JETLINERS GROUP have the pleasure of announcing a major web site update.

Finally released today are HJG's much anticipated modified DC8 panels. These are now "aircraft type specific" for each of the following aircraft:

DC8 SHIP ONE 1958
DC8-10
DC8-20
DC8-30
DC8-40
DC8-50
DC8-61
DC8-62/63
DC8-71
DC8-72/73

New features incorporated into these panels include:

Water methanol injection system for both SHIP ONE 1958, and DC8-10
Recalibrated engine instruments
Working thrust reverser annunciation lamps
Authentic inverter sound
Working wing slot annunciator lamps
Auto-smoke effects
Revised center pedestal bitmaps with correct flap detents
Revised park brake lamps
Better organised/simplified installation instructions

HJG's jetliner magic doesn't stop there either. At long last the group's entire B707/B720 inventory has been completely upgraded as follows:

"VERSION 6 MODEL CONVERSIONS"

B707-120
B707-120B
B707-120BF
B707-138
B707-138B
B707-220
B707-700
B720-020
B707-020B

All the above are new "V6" models featuring wing and engine views from panel view, and ground illumination from panel view at night.

A new/rare short tail B720-020 model (November 1959 pre-delivery configuration) has also been included.

"UPGRADED FDE"

B707-320
B707-320B
B707-320C
B707-420

Each of the above (including the "V6" model upgrades too) feature repaired beacon lights, and ADF2 radio data for use with the HJG/George Carty B707/720 panels.

A repaired B707-320B EARLY model has also been included.

All new data is included inside each of the respective Aircraft Base Packs.

Further updated/refined B707/720 panel manuals, and an all new B707 fuel management tutorial have also just been released.

HJG's CV880/990 panel has recieved minor attention too. The new offering has been modified and repackaged as follows:

Gear sound, gear wind sound effects during T/O and landing.
Better/simplified installation instructions.

No HJG web site update would be complete without a host of new repaints to compliment it. This months new textures feature:

A selection of B707 liveries of Asian, European, and Middle Eastern extraction.
A very rare Federal service CV880-M.
A beautiful selection of extremly rare DC8's from Latin America
A very rare military DC8 from Asia.
New EC135-H, EC135J models, and USAF textures
A new USAF KC135-R texture

Hopefully something there for everyone .... and best of all .... available "FREE" from the following web site address:


http://www.simviation.com/hjg/

HJG would like to take this opportunity to thank the FS community for all its generous support and encouragement over these past 12 months. We hope everyone has enjoyed our products as much as we have enjoyed bringing them to you.