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Grumman F-8 BearcatComplete with Base Model

A repaint of Michel Migaud's GrummanF8F2 Bearcat. This repaint is Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat N198F, owned by Cinema Air since June 1982. It still carries its original Bureau of Aeronautics number 122637. It was first registered as N1033B in 1963 by William Johnson. Subsequently it was owned by New Jersey Air Company from 1966 to 1968, Sherman Cooper from 1968 to 1971, and John Church from 1971 to 1973. John Gury changed the registration to N198F in 1973. Gury raced it under race numbers 99,...

File size: 6.21 MB | Download hits: 360

Precious Metal P-51

A repaint of Roger Dial's North American P51D Mustang modified for FSX. Aircraft is entitled "Precious Metal". This is a fictional repaint using a modified alpha process creates a polished metal look. FSX modifications and textures by Mark Rooks of RSDG. Screenshot of Precious Metal P-51 in flight. To install this aircraft: As always back up any original files. 1.Unzip downloaded folders to your desktop or temporary directory of your...

File size: 7.63 MB | Download hits: 46

Cripes A' Mighty 3rd P-51Complete with Base Model

A repaint of Roger Dial's North American P51D Mustang entitled "Cripes A Mighty 3rd". This is a historically accurate repaint of the P-51 Mustang flown by Major George E. Preddy, Jr., top Mustang ace. He had the highest number of air victories in a P51. He was credited with 26.83 aerial plus 5 ground victories. George won his wings five days after Pearl Harbor. Textures by Mark Rooks of RDG. This aircraft includes pictures and history of "Cripes A' Mighty". By...

File size: 7.37 MB | Download hits: 541

Chasin Tail P-51DComplete with Base Model

A repaint of Roger Dial's North American P-51 Mustang modified for FSX. Aircraft is entitled "Chasin Tail". This is a fictional repaint by Mark Rooks of RDG. Screenshot of Chasin Tail P-51D in flight. To install this aircraft: As always back up any original files. 1.Unzip downloaded folders to your desktop or temporary directory of your choice. 2.Copy the " Chasin Tail " folder and paste it in the main aircraft folder. By default...

File size: 7.74 MB | Download hits: 467

A6M2 Zero In Green CamoComplete with Base Model

A modified version of J.R. Lucariny's A6M2 Zero for Flight Simulator X. The Japanese Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero fighter, which began production in 1940. Its excellent maneuverability and exceptional range allowed it to outperform all other fighters that it encountered in the first years of World War II. This aircraft has been modified to fly in FSX. Textures are typical Japanese Navy green camo paint scheme. Aircraft includes pictures and history. Modifications and textures by Mark...

File size: 13.69 MB | Download hits: 1116

Project Blank ZeroComplete with Base Model

This is a modified version of J.R. Lucariny's A6M Zero for Flight Simulator X. The Japanese Mitsubishi A6M Zero fighter, which began production in 1940. Its excellent maneuverability and exceptional range allowed it to outperform all other fighters that it encountered in the first years of World War II. This aircraft has been modified to fly in FSX. Textures are blank; the perfect starting point for any A6M2 Zero project. Created with easy to use bit map textures and easy to follow...

File size: 13.67 MB | Download hits: 243

A6M2 Zero In Camo PaintComplete with Base Model

A modified version of J.R. Lucariny's A6M2 Zero For Flight Simulator X. The Japanese Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero fighter, which began production in 1940. Its excellent maneuverability and exceptional range allowed it to outperform all other fighters that it encountered in the first years of World War II. This aircraft has been modified to fly in FSX. Textures are typical Japanese Navy camo paint scheme. Includes pictures and history. Modifications and textures by Mark...

File size: 14.3 MB | Download hits: 555

A6M2 Zero Rising SunComplete with Base Model

A6M2 Zero Rising Sun A modified version of J.R. Lucariny's A6M2 Zero for Flight Simulator X. The Japanese Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero fighter, which began production in 1940. Its excellent maneuverability and exceptional range allowed it to outperform all other fighters that it encountered in the first years of World War II. This aircraft has been modified to fly in FSX. Textures are typical Japanese Navy paint scheme. Aircraft includes pictures and history. Modifications and textures by Mark...

File size: 13.89 MB | Download hits: 1872

Blank Project Corsair

A repaint of Guy Hulin's Vought F-4 Corsair (CORSF4U7.ZIP), updated for Flight Simulator X. This aircraft is created as a blank texture project aircraft, a good starting point for any Corsair project. Created with easy to use bit map files and easy to follow instructions on how to convert for FSX. Textures by Mark Rooks of RDG. Screenshot of Corsair in flight. To install this aircraft: As always back up any original files. 1.Unzip downloaded folders to your...

File size: 7.88 MB | Download hits: 66

Corsair "Precious Metal"

A repaint of Guy Hulin's Vought F-4 Corsair (CORSF4U7.ZIP), updated for Flight Simulator X. This aircraft is entitled "Precious Metal". This effect achieved with the use of a modified alpha channel. This technique created and used by Rooks Design Group. This aircraft includes alpha texture effects and FSX updates by Mark Rooks of RDG. Screenshot of Corsair "Precious Metal" in flight. To install this aircraft: As always back up any original...

File size: 11.51 MB | Download hits: 112

Dick Rossi's AVC Tiger

A repaint of Robert Hawk's Curtiss P-40. This is an accurate repaint of Dick Rossi's aircraft that he flew with the famed AVC Flying Tigers as a fighter pilot working with the American Volunteer Group in China during WWII under General Claire Lee Chennault. During an eight-month period, a handful of swift, heavily armed P-40's destroyed 297 Japanese aircraft. More than six of those fell from the sky under the guns of Rossi as a Flight Leader. John Richard Rossi of the American...

File size: 11.34 MB | Download hits: 102

VMA-312 Marines F4U1A Corsair

A repaint of Guy Hulin's Vought F-4 Corsair (CORSF4U7.ZIP) updated for Flight Simulator X. This aircraft was flown by Capt. Jesse G. Folmar while aboard the USS Bataan in 1952. The Checkerboards VMA-312 would make history when VMA-312 pilot Capt. Jesse G. Folmar became the first American to shoot down a jet fighter with a propeller-driven aircraft. Folmar was able to down one of a pair of MiG-1 S which attacked him and his wingman on 10th September 1952. This aircraft includes pictures...

File size: 6.16 MB | Download hits: 214

VF-17 Jolly Rogers Vought F4U-7 Corsair

VF-17 Jolly Rogers Vought F4U-7 Corsair "First Mate". A repaint of Guy Hulin's F-4 Corsair (CORSF4U7.ZIP) updated for Flight Simulator X. This aircraft from VF-17 Squadron or better known as the Jolly Rogers. The aircraft was flown by Ens. Gutherie, USN and is entitled "First Mate". This aircraft includes pictures and history. Textures and FSX updates by Mark Rooks of RDG. Screenshot of VF-17 Jolly Rogers Vought F4U-7 Corsair in flight. To install...

File size: 8.15 MB | Download hits: 786

Black Sheep Squadron Corsair

A repaint of Guy Hulin's Vought F4 Corsair (CORSF4U7.ZIP). The aircraft is painted in a United States Marine Corps VMF 214 Squadron flown by Gregory "Pappy" Boyington in WW2. Better known as the Black Sheep Squadron. This aircraft includes pictures and history. Textures and FSX updates by Mark Rooks of RDG. Screenshot of Black Sheep Squadron Corsair in flight. To install this aircraft: As always back up any original files. 1.Unzip downloaded folders...

File size: 4.22 MB | Download hits: 270

New Zealand Warbirds D-Day Douglas DC-3

New Zealand Warbirds D-Day Douglas DC-3. Textures only for the default DC3. Repaint by Jon Murchison. Screenshot of New Zealand Warbirds D-Day Douglas DC-3. Installation Instructions: 1. Place the 'Texture.ARNZX_WB' folder into your Flight Sim X directory, under ...SimObjectsAirplanesDouglas_DC3. 2. Open the aircraft.cfg file and paste the following text into the file after the previous aircraft repaint, ensuring to replace [fltsim.x] with the next number...

File size: 1.85 MB | Download hits: 206

New Zealand Warbirds RNZAF Douglas DC-3

New Zealand Warbirds RNZAF Douglas DC-3. Textures only for the default DC3. Repaint by Jon Murchison. Screenshot of New Zealand Warbirds RNZAF Douglas DC-3. Installation Instructions: 1. Place the 'Texture.ARNZX_WB2' folder into your Flight Sim X directory, under ...SimObjectsAirplanesDouglas_DC3. 2. Open the aircraft.cfg file and paste the following text into the file after the previous aircraft repaint, ensuring to replace [fltsim.x] with the next number...

File size: 1.89 MB | Download hits: 266

Douglas C-47 Dakota

A repaint of the default DC-3 in its military troop transport version, the C47 Dakota. Textures are created in high definition woodland camo, circa WW2. Textures by Mark Rooks of RDG. Screenshot of Douglas C-47 Dakota in flight. To install this aircraft: As always back up any original files. 1.Unzip downloaded folders to your desktop or temporary directory of your choice. 2.Copy the " C-47 Dakota " folder and paste it in the main aircraft...

File size: 10.21 MB | Download hits: 916

Horten Ho-229Complete with Base Model

Horten Ho-229 v3. The Horten Ho-229 was a World War II prototype flying wing fighter/bomber. Designed by Reimar and Walter Horten and powered by two Jumo 004B turbojets it was built to carry a 1000 kg load for 1000 km at 1000 km/h. This is an updated version with skins and visual model from Kazunori Ito's FS2004 Ho229ab version and flight model from Jay McDaniel/Scott Gentile's CFS3 ho_229v5 version. It has been adapted to FSX with a new instrument panel and gauges based on original...

File size: 17.23 MB | Download hits: 4456

F4F Silver Cat

A Grumman F-4F Wildcat in a high luster shine. This effect achieved with the use of a modified alpha channel and light bending process formula 14. This technique created and used by Rooks Design Group (RDG). This aircraft is entitled "Silver Cat". This rugged fighter was the mainstay of the U.S. carrier born and land based fighter force in the early years of the Pacific War. Created for FSX by Mark Rooks of RDG. Screenshot of F4F Silver Cat in flight. To...

File size: 7.44 MB | Download hits: 240

RAF 112th Desert Camo P-40

RAF 112th Desert Camo P-40. A repaint of Robert Hawk's Curtiss P-40. This is an accurate RAF 112th Squadron Tomahawk in desert camo. The "Sharks" exchanged their Gloster Gladiators for the Curtiss fighter. No 112 Squadron became famous for its "shark's tooth" insignia on the engine cowling, and this scheme was later adopted by the American Volunteer Group in China. Included are some historical pictures and history. This is a complete aircraft. Modified for FSX and...

File size: 7.08 MB | Download hits: 86