The Convair CV-580 was a conversion from Convair CV-340 or CV-440 aircraft with two Allison 501 D13D/H turboprop engines in place of the piston engines, an enlarged vertical fin and modified horizontal stabilizers. The conversions were performed by Pacific Airmotive on behalf of the Allison Engine Company.
A Native FSX model of the Convair 580. Hi-resolution textures. Fully functional VC adapted from the Convair 240 VC. Realistic flight-dynamics and operations. Full animation includes the self-storing stairway. Autor : "I tried to capture the spirit of the ornery, old, turbo-prop." Three liveries including vintage, North Central Airlines, Frontier Airlines, and modern cargo contractor, DHL.