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FSX Republic P-47 Thunderbolt "Rat Racer"

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1,100
Compatibility
Microsoft Flight Simulator X (FSX) including Steam Edition & Prepar3D (P3D)
Filename
ratracer10.zip
File size
20.86 MB
Virus Scan
Scanned 16 days ago (clean)
Access to file
Free (Freeware)
Content Rating
Everyone

A2A Simulations P-47 Razorback III representing P-47C-20-RA 41-6271 HV-K and 41-6271WW "Rat Racer" of the 61FS, 56th FG, from RAF Halesworth, England (1943-1944). The pilot, Lt. Frank E. McCauley, has been credited with six aerial victories in (ETO). The 41-6271WW is HV-K retired to the war weary, "WW", status and served as a monitoring plane for the 490th Bomb Group. By Kyle Phillipson, paint kit by Martin Catney.

Screenshot of Republic P-47 Thunderbolt "Rat Racer" in flight.

Screenshot of Republic P-47 Thunderbolt "Rat Racer" in flight.

Included are the combat actions reports typed up by Mr. McCauley to describe his encounters with the enemy. These were used by his command to determine his aerial victories. I have also created a word document with Photos and captions.

  1. 1. Unzip to a temporary location.
  2. 2. Copy the "texture.Rat Racer1" and "texture.Rat Racer2" folders in this download to your WoP3_P47D-20 folder. ie: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Microsoft Flight Simulator X\Simobjects\WoP3_P47D-20
  3. 3. Copy and paste the following text into the "aircraft.cfg" file inside the WoP3_P47D-20 folder (replacing the X with the next numbers in line after your last existing paint scheme - (if the last paint scheme already on the list is fltsim.6, this should be fltsim.7)

[fltsim.x]
title=P-47D-20-RA War W.
sim=P-47D-20
model=
panel=
sound=
texture=Rat RacerWW
kb_checklists=P-47D_check
kb_reference=P-47D_ref
atc_id=276424
ui_manufacturer=Republic
ui_type=P-47D-20 Thunderbolt
ui_variation=Rat Racer
ui_typerole="Single Engine Prop"
ui_createdby="A2A Simulations Inc."
description=P-47D-20-RA flown by the 490th Bomb Group, England 1944 as a monitoring plane for the bombers. The "WW" in the aircraft serial number indicates that it has been retired to wor weary status.\n\nThe "Jug" was one of the most effective fighter/bombers of the war. It was fast, could outdive any other fighter on the planet, had excellent range, and packed huge firepower in its eight .50 caliber guns. It was superb at high altitudes, being equipped with a turbosupercharged, 2,300 HP engine that produced excellent power to over 30,000 feet.
atc_heavy=0
atc_airline=
atc_flight_number=
atc_id_color=0x00000000
visual_damage=0
atc_id_font=Verdana,-11,1,600,0
prop_anim_ratio=1.05

[fltsim.x]
title=P-47D-20-RA HVZ
sim=P-47D-20
model=
panel=
sound=
texture=Rat RacerHVZ
kb_checklists=P-47D_check
kb_reference=P-47D_ref
atc_id=276424
ui_manufacturer=Republic
ui_type=P-47D-20 Thunderbolt
ui_variation=Rat Racer
ui_typerole="Single Engine Prop"
ui_createdby="A2A Simulations Inc."
description=P-47D-20-RA flown by Lt. Frank E. McCauley of the 61 FS, 56th FG, Halesworth, England 1943-44. Lt. McCauley was credited to 6 aerial victories in the European Theater.\n\nThe "Jug" was one of the most effective fighter/bombers of the war. It was fast, could outdive any other fighter on the planet, had excellent range, and packed huge firepower in its eight .50 caliber guns. It was superb at high altitudes, being equipped with a turbosupercharged, 2,300 HP engine that produced excellent power to over 30,000 feet.
atc_heavy=0
atc_airline=
atc_flight_number=
atc_id_color=0x00000000
visual_damage=0
atc_id_font=Verdana,-11,1,600,0
prop_anim_ratio=1.05

Images/Screenshots

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The archive ratracer10.zip has 22 files and directories contained within it.

File Contents

This list displays the first 500 files in the package. If the package has more, you will need to download it to view them.

Filename/Directory File Date File Size
RatRacer1006.17.120 B
Combat Action Reports06.17.120 B
56-mccauley-14oct43.jpg09.02.09135.71 kB
56-mccauley-16aug43.jpg09.02.09298.76 kB
56-mccauley-17aug43.jpg09.02.09222.04 kB
56-mccauley-4oct43.jpg09.02.09200.42 kB
FILE_ID.DIZ06.17.12442 B
Rat Racer.doc09.02.091.84 MB
RatRacer10.jpg06.17.1217.64 kB
readme Rat Racer WoP3.txt06.17.124.49 kB
Texture.Rat RacerHVZ06.17.120 B
p47d_t.dds04.29.1216.00 MB
p47d_t_spec.dds04.29.124.00 MB
texture.cfg08.30.09150 B
Thumbnail.jpg06.07.1234.60 kB
Texture.Rat RacerWW06.17.120 B
p47d_t.dds09.02.0916.00 MB
p47d_t_spec.dds09.02.094.00 MB
texture.cfg08.30.09150 B
Thumbnail.jpg06.17.1228.10 kB
flyawaysimulation.txt10.29.13959 B
Go to Fly Away Simulation.url01.22.1652 B

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