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FSX SAAF P-51D 2nd 'Cheetah' Sqdn 334

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Repaint for Payware Model
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330
Compatibility
Microsoft Flight Simulator X (FSX) including Steam Edition & Prepar3D (P3D)
Filename
p51cheetah.zip
File size
9.55 MB
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Free (Freeware)
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Textures for A2A Simulations' FSX WoP North American P51D Mustang depicting SAAF 2nd 'Cheetah' Sqdn 334 as flown in Korea, 1952. The squadron fought with extraordinary heroism for the United Nations during the Korean War, flying a total of 12,067 sorties, most of them highly dangerous ground attack missions: of the squadron's 94 Mustangs, 74 were lost. Textures by Grant MacLean.

Screenshot of SAAF P-51D 2nd 'Cheetah' Sqdn 334 in flight.

Screenshot of SAAF P-51D 2nd 'Cheetah' Sqdn 334 in flight.

For their actions, the squadron received the United States Presidential Unit Citation and numerous other awards and decorations. Most memorably, the U.S. commander of the 18th Fighter Bomber Wing, under which command the squadron served, issued a directive at the end of the war that:

"In memory of our gallant South African comrades, it is hereby established, as a new policy that at all Retreat Ceremonies held by this Wing, the playing of our National Anthem shall be preceded by playing the introductory bars of the South African National Anthem. All personnel of this Wing will render the same honours to this Anthem as our own."

  1. Unzip P51CHEETAH.ZIP then copy folder TEXTURE.334 into the FSX/SimObjects/Airplanes/WOP3_P51D folder.
  2. Copy the following lines into the AIRCRAFT.CFG file in the WOP3_P51D folder, replacing the the 'XX's' in the two 'fltsim.XX' with the next numbers in sequence.

[fltsim.xx]
title=P-51D SAAF 2nd 'Cheetah' Sqdn, 334
sim=p51d
model=
panel=
sound=
texture=334
kb_checklists=P-51D_check
kb_reference=P-51D_ref
atc_id=334
atc_airline=Air Force
atc_type=North American
atc_model=P51
atc_flight_number=
atc_heavy=0
ui_manufacturer=A2A North American
ui_type=P-51D Mustang
ui_variation=SAAF 2 Sqdn, 334
ui_typerole="Single Engine Prop"
ui_createdby="A2A Simulations Inc."
description=SAAF, 2nd 'Cheetah' Sqdn 334, Korea, 1952.
atc_id_color=0x00000000
atc_id_font=Verdana,-11,1,600,0
prop_anim_ratio=1.02
visual_damage=0

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The archive p51cheetah.zip has 13 files and directories contained within it.

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Filename/Directory File Date File Size
1.jpg08.04.1250.47 kB
2.jpg08.04.1244.36 kB
FILE_ID.txt08.04.12456 B
README.txt08.04.122.38 kB
texture.33408.04.120 B
fresnel5.dds06.22.121.12 kB
p51d_t.dds08.04.1216.00 MB
p51d_t_spec.dds07.30.124.00 MB
texture.cfg06.22.12144 B
thumbnail.jpg07.29.1212.78 kB
thumbnail.gif08.04.128.13 kB
flyawaysimulation.txt10.29.13959 B
Go to Fly Away Simulation.url01.22.1652 B

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