Leading Edge Simulations’ DC-3 v2 review

The legendary Dakota returns to X-Plane

Aviation is filled with legends, from the Spirit of St Louis to the beautiful Concorde. Within that glittering band of heroes, just a few aircraft became icons. The Douglas DC-3 is just such an aircraft. Derived from the DC-1 and DC-2, the DC-3 hailed from an era that saw the corrugated Ford Trimotor, although it surpassed its design in every way. Entering passenger service in 1936, the DC-3 design became timeless.

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