PMDG 747-400F CARGO: one of aviation’s greatest achievements

Customer feedback has indicated a clear interest in the cargo variant of the 747-400 so PMDG is pleased to present to you the 747-400F CARGO. Due to the popularity of this variant, PMDG has decided to develop a dedicated product to bring this cargo airliner to life. With the rapid expansion of the world’s cargo carriers, the -400F will allow you to recreate the dynamic world of flying freight. Fly to exotic destinations with a highly detailed representation of this versatile freighter, complete with its prominent opening nose.

Based on PMDG’s 747-400 Queen of the Skies simulator, 747-400F CARGO is an expansion product that adds new visual models and updated systems to reflect those of the real -400F airplane. Please consult the features list below for a complete description of the contents of this exciting product. Don’t miss your chance to enter the world of cargo flying!

Product Features

  • Highly Detailed 747-400F and YAL-1A Exterior Model
  • 747-400F CARGO specific features
  • Cargo Load Manager
  • Realistic Flight Model
  • Detailed Operating Manual
  • Free Cargo Add-On Liveries
  • First Class Support

PMDG 747-400 Queen of the Skies needs to be purchased and installed to use this product

Exterior Model

  • GMax 747-400F Model - Accurately modeled down to the smallest detail complete with high resolution textures and three different engine variants
  • BONUS YAL-1A Model - U.S. Air Force Airborne Laser 747 variant with detailed telescope and other special modifications

  • Airplane Animations - Hundreds of animated parts on the exterior model bring the 747-400 to life, with realistic gear, flap and slat movement, as well as opening cargo nose and doors
  • PMDG Cargo Ops - experience cargo loading operations with details such as a palette loader, rear-fuselage load support, opening cargo doors and air stairs for the crew to enter the plane

Virtual Cockpit

  • Dynamic Virtual Cockpit - Accurate within inches of the real flight deck, complete with photo-real textures, animated switches and knobs and beautiful night lighting
  • [new] Updated Textures - the VC textures have been enhanced to reflect the more rugged look of a freighter airplane
  • Virtual Cabin - The upper deck cabin is modeled to recreate the short upper deck of the -400F with space for the crew, load manager and other passengers.
  • BONUS YAL-1A Cabin - Modified upper deck cabin with ABL control station

Cockpit Features

  • LCD Displays - Optional LCD style displays as featured on newer built -400F model
  • Digital MCP readouts - the MCP features digital readouts as found on newer built -400F models
  • Compact Standby Gauge - All-in-one digital standby instrument as featured on newer built -400 modelsAdditional Engine Indications - P&W and RR EICAS indications are realistically represented

  • [new] Cargo Specific System Differences - 747-400F specific pneumatics systems are correctly modeled and the stabilizer tanks have been removed

Additional Features

  • [new] Enhanced Sound Set - New sounds for all three engine variants for improved audio quality and performance
  • Interactive Cargo Load Manager - Adjust the weight of the cargo load for customized freight missions


  • Cargo Liveries - free add-on liveries will be available for all real-world 747-400F operators

Please note: Common 747-400 family features such as system and display updates / additions and sounds contained in this product will automatically be updated in your base 747-400 Queen of the Skies installation to reflect the changes


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