Just Flight – DC Designs – PT-17 Stearman for MSFS


Publisher: Just Flight
Date Added: Jun-22-2021
Updated: Dec-05-2022
Version: 1.0.6
File Size: 292.9 MB

SKU: J3F000293 Category: Tags: , , ,

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DC Designs are proud to announce their first piston-engined aircraft for MSFS – the PT-17 Stearman.

Fully Native MSFS Aircraft

  • The Stearman has been coded with Microsoft Flight Simulator native ‘Model Behaviors’ animations and built to MSFS specifications to prevent issues with future simulator upgrades.
  • Fully compliant with MSFS native materials, and makes use of the ‘Modern’ aerodynamics system
  • Custom recorded, high-definition WWise sounds from real-life Stearman PH-TOX, by Sim Acoustics
  • Optional crew configuration, with modern GA Asobo occupants or World War Two student and instructor
  • Fully compliant with Virtual Reality headsets


  • Truly 3D virtual cockpits featuring accurately modelled controls and detailed texturing using full PBR materials
  • Crew figures in the virtual cockpit are coded to disappear when you occupy their seats
  • Fully operational front and rear cockpit positions included


  • Six different liveries included, two vintage and four modern

Manual and paint kit

  • A full operations manual is included, along with a comprehensive paint kit

System Requirements

  • Microsoft Flight Simulator (i.e. the 2020 Standard, Deluxe or Premium Deluxe edition of Flight Simulator – NOT FSX or any previous edition)
  • Processor: Intel i5-4460 / AMD Ryzen 3 1200 (Intel i5-8400 / AMD Ryzen 5 1500X recommended)
  • RAM: 8 GB (16 GB recommended)
  • Graphics card: nVidia GTX 770 / AMD Radeon RX 570 (nVidia GTX 970 / AMD Radeon RX 590 recommended)
  • Operating System: Windows 10
  • Sound: Sound card, speakers, or headset
  • Peripherals: Keyboard and mouse or compatible game controller (Xbox One Controller for Windows)
  • 1 GB hard drive space

Note: Ensure you set the Flight Model option to MODERN in the MSFS Options (OPTIONS > GENERAL > FLIGHT MODEL).

Changelog  v1.0.6

  • – Fixed floating rivets issue
  • – Fixed chrome spinner on un-faired version

Changelog v1.0.5

  • – Update for Sim Update 11
  • – Compass animation improved for accuracy
  • – New PBR for fuselage and wings
  • – Reworked Flightmodel and Engines for both versions.
  • – Enabled propeller modern physics.
  • – Enabled CFD simulation.
  • – Stearman Faired switched to Constant pitch Beta.
  • – Tweaked Propeller Drag simulation.
  • – Fixed Gauge’s needles.
  • – Reworked Radio Screen: Now is possible to tune Stby/Act NAV/COM Freqs and swap between them. Each knob has a push function to allow the operation.


Changelog v1.0.4

  • Update for Sim Update 7 to fix display bugs
  • Smoke effect corrected after Sim Update 6 broke effects
  • Radio display fixed

Changelog v1.0.3

  • New model added (faired version)
  • New engine dynamics for faired version
  • Smoke effect added (both variants) Original smoke effect created by Touching Cloud
  • Custom drag effect for idle throttle setting
  • Paint kit updated for new fairing sections
  • New font in cockpit for switches
  • VR collision mesh added for true 3D cursor in VR (instrument areas)

Changelog v1.0.2

  • Wingtip polygons re-shaped
  • Rudder re-built for more accurate shape
  • Texture maps re-configured for greater accuracy
  • Surplus “Texture” folder removed
  • XML code revised for better functionality with MSFS
  • Wing wires re-positioned for greater accuracy
  • Navigation light switch bug fixed
  • Aerodynamics altered for reduced aileron roll rate and increased parasitic airframe drag
  • Toe brake scalar increased for realism

Changelog v1.0.1

  • Windscreen frames thinned
  • Engine crank-case re-shaped
  • Wing support beams now aerofoil-shaped
  • Prop spin direction corrected
  • Elevator shape corrected
  • Exhaust interiors now matte black
  • Rain distortion bug on windscreen glass fixed

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