FSX P-51D Mustang "Factory Fresh 44-63864"
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- Microsoft Flight Simulator X (FSX) including Steam Edition & Prepar3D (P3D)
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This is a repaint only for the Warbirdsim P-51D "Twilight Tear, Then and Now" product. Manufactured at the North American Aviation plant in Inglewood, CA in late 1944, P-51D-20-NA 44-63864 was shipped to England where it was assigned to the 83rd Fighter Squadron, 78th Fighter Group, based at Duxford.
Screenshot of P-51D Mustang in flight.
The aircraft became the personal mount of Lt. Hubert "Bill" Davis, who named the aircraft after the "1944 Race Horse of the Year", a filly named "Twilight Tear". Bill Davis scored three aerial victories flying the aircraft, knocking out 3 Me-109's in March of '45. Following the end of the war, the aircraft remained in Europe and was sold to the Swedish Air Force, where it was given the new serial number, Fv26158, and assigned to F16. The aircraft was first coded Red D, and then later Green K. By 1953, the aircraft was sold and delivered to the Israeli Air Force, who assigned the serial number 3506 to the airframe. The aircraft was assigned to 101 Squadron, and possibly was involved in combat during the mid 50's, during conflicts with Egypt. In the early 60's the aircraft was purchased from Israel by Bill Lear Jr., who operated the aircraft in and around Switzerland, before selling it on to William Pierce, of California. Pierce hired a pilot to ferry the aircraft to the U.S., but the ferry pilot crashed the aircraft upon landing in Iceland on his way over, in 1963. There the aircraft remained, wrecked, until it was recovered in the early 90's. Over the past 5-6 years, the aircraft was restored to exact wartime configuration, and flies again today, painted as it was when it was serving with the 78th FG in England during WWII. The aircraft won the WWII Grand Champion Award at Oshkosh 2011, for the quality and authenticity of the restoration work. This repaint depicts the aircraft in its delivery scheme, fresh from the North American Aviation factory. This repaint includes new, factory fresh internal textures as well. By John Terrell.
- Place the "Texture.Factory" folder into the "P-51D_Twilight_Tear" folder.
- Copy the following Aircraft.CFG file text, and paste into the Aircraft.CFG file - following the last of the same text-entries - within the "P-51D_Twilight_Tear" folder.
- Replace the [fltsim.X] value, with the next value in the order of the aircraft variation entries.
title = Warbirdsim P-51D Mustang "Factory Fresh 44-63864"
sim = P-51D
model = Twilight Tear
texture = Factory
atc_id = 864
ui_manufacturer = North American Aviation
ui_type = WWII P-51D-20-NA Mustang
ui_variation = "Factory Fresh 44-63864"
visual_damage = 0
The archive wbs_p51_factory_4463864.zip has 29 files and directories contained within it.
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|Filename/Directory||File Date||File Size|
|Read Me!!.txt||05.16.12||2.88 kB|
|Go to Fly Away Simulation.url||01.22.16||52 B|
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