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FS2004/FS2002 BAe. Harrier GR.7. Marine Night Fighter Squadron

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Type
Complete with Base Model
Download hits
5,264
Compatibility
FS2004
Filename
Harrier542Squadron.zip
File size
1000.7 KB
Virus Scan
Scanned 24 days ago (clean)
Access to file
Free (Freeware)
Content Rating
Everyone
4 star rating.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars by 4 PRO members.

VMF (N) 542 Textures. Marine Attack Squadron 542, Air Station (MCAS) Cherry Point, NC. Original by Kazunori Ito. Repaint by Néstor D'Angelo.

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The archive Harrier542Squadron.zip has 21 files and directories contained within it.

File Contents

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Filename/Directory File Date File Size
542-Sq.jpg11.13.0411.81 kB
542-Squadrom.jpg11.13.0488.05 kB
Aircraft.cfg11.13.046.13 kB
FILE_ID.DIZ11.13.04223 B
Harrier GR7.air11.10.0413.33 kB
model11.13.040 B
Harrier GR7.mdl11.10.041.17 MB
Model.cfg11.10.0430 B
panel11.13.040 B
panel.cfg11.11.0428 B
sound11.13.040 B
sound.cfg11.11.0430 B
texture11.13.040 B
Fuselage.bmp11.11.041.00 MB
FuseTop.bmp11.10.041.00 MB
PILOT.BMP11.10.04257.05 kB
Thumbs.db11.11.0420.50 kB
Wing01.bmp11.11.041.00 MB
Wing02.bmp11.11.04257.05 kB
flyawaysimulation.txt10.29.13959 B
Go to Fly Away Simulation.url01.22.1652 B

Editorial

Ahh, the Harrier. It’s an aircraft that I’ve always had a lot of time for despite not being a major fan of military hardware. From a technical perspective though it’s absolutely brilliant and this mod does a spectacular job of recognizing that and putting it forward eloquently. I was really impressed with the way that this handles itself, giving you some brilliant design features that really make it easy to fly around with.

However, the original model has to be downloaded here. It’s made by the wonderful Kaunori Ito and it does the Harrier great justice, especially in older simulators. This package just gives you some nice new textures and liveries that look great, giving you a fresh range of paints and designs that can help to sell the image and overall enjoyment of the aircraft.

One thing that really impressed me about this, however, was the introduction of the smaller details on each livery. They all have specific markings and add-ons that make them distinct from one another. For me this made each livery worth using for hours, and given that the original model itself is one of my favorites out there for FS2004 I really enjoyed picking this up and messing around with it.

It’s a great design for a Harrier and does a good job of selling the aircrafts positive points without flat-out hiding its weak points. The model itself is very hard to manage I found, but that’s what you would expect from a military jump-jet!

The most impressive aspect for me was just how well it all works out together. Each part of this mod has been changed, upgraded and improved multiple times to make sure it looks the part even in a slightly older simulator. For any Harrier fans, these skins are a must-have. 

Adam McEnroe

Adam McEnroe

Adam McEnroe is a flight sim enthusiast who has been simming since the days of FS95. Adam writes all of the download section editorials after testing each of the files.  Adam has extensive knowledge using various flight simulator packages and thoroughly tests the files before writing about them.  Adam also like to fly real-world aircraft in his spare time and is training for his PPL.

Should you wish, you can contact Adam via email at adam@flyawaysimulation.com.

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jman1334Mon, 12 Mar 2007 18:34:25 GMT
Great jet, heck the best ive downloaded yet. i have flight simulator x and it works perfectly. ALL planes for 2004/2002 work for flight simulator x.
gokThu, 08 Mar 2007 16:29:28 GMT
the harrier floating panels kinda are bad. but its good.!!
oldbastardThu, 14 Dec 2006 17:40:37 GMT
great graphics, terrible sudden transition from conventional flight with first step of nozzle downward rotation, uncontrollable hover. Normal flight OK.
ST711Wed, 15 Nov 2006 14:44:22 GMT
The download was fast and uncomplicated (DSL here). Unzipped w/ WinZip quick and painless. Subject thought; For a novice - a file as to how & where to install the file into FS could be considered benefical, providing the newbie with that warm fuzzy feeling of support.

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