FSX Icon A5 2D Panel V2.12

Complete with Base Model
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Microsoft Flight Simulator X (FSX) including Steam Edition & Prepar3D (P3D)
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5.8 MB
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Free (Freeware)
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5 star rating.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars by 1 PRO members.

A photorealistic 2D panel for the Dan Cownan Icon A5 (A5.ZIP). Contains all new gauges (except for GPS), to fully match the actual aircraft. Includes installation instructions and full PDF manual for panel and gauges. This update corrects incorrectly named gauge CAB files and adds some lighting gauges and effects. By Darrel Woodhouse.

Screenshot of Icon A5 2D panel.

Screenshot of Icon A5 2D panel.

This version corrects the incorrectly named gauge CAB files, adds the "seawings" and panel light switches and adds appropriate lighting effects to the aircraft.cfg file.

If you managed to install the previous version by swapping the names of the 2 CAB files, you DO NOT need to copy and replace the A5.AIR file but you will still need the complete PANEL folder and the AIRCRAFT.CFG file to use the additional features.

If you are installing for the first time, follow the steps below.

  • Unzip the downloaded file (you must have already done that or you wouldn't be reading this file).
  • Open Windows Explorer.
  • Go to your Microsoft Games/Microsoft Flight Simulator X/SimObjects/Airplanes/A5/ folder.
  • Rename the panel folder by naming it something different (like PANELORIG).
  • Rename the aircraft.cfg file by naming it something different (like AIRCRAFTORIG.CFG).
  • Rename the A5.air file by naming it something different (like A5ORIG.AIR).

This is important, as these files need to be replaced with the ones in the downloaded panel folder. You will need them if you wish to replace the original panel.

After you have done that, copy the -

  • Panel folder.
  • A5.air file.
  • Aircraft.cfg file.

- into the A5 folder. (The renamed files will remain.)

The archive a5_2d_panel_ver2_12.zip has 14 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
A5 2D Panel Ver2.12.GIF03.04.126.39 kB
A5 Readme.txt03.06.121.78 kB
A5.air03.05.1211.95 kB
aircraft.cfg03.06.1213.65 kB
Panel03.06.120 B
DW Icon A5 GPS.cab03.05.12262.00 kB
DW Icon A5.cab03.06.121.36 MB
How to use the Garmin GPS500.pdf03.03.121.38 MB
Icon A5 Full Panel.bmp10.18.113.89 MB
Overhead Panel.bmp03.06.12654.66 kB
panel.cfg03.06.126.69 kB
flyawaysimulation.txt10.29.13959 B
Go to Fly Away Simulation.url01.22.1652 B

Complementing Files & Dependencies

This add-on mentions the following files below in its description. It may be dependent on these files in order to function properly. It's possible that this is a repaint and the dependency below is the base package.

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Dabasman1954Wed, 09 Sep 2020 02:47:09 GMT

Yep..same here..too bad too...

LukeSun, 01 May 2016 04:12:47 GMT

I had put a few hours in the A5 and when I tried to upgrade to the proper panel, the 2d high res one, and now I dont even have the A5 in my planes list at all. I have tried to reinstall the original A5 file and still nothing is showing up for it in plane selection.

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