Fly Away Simulation

FSX Cessna 1970s Skyhawk 172

Screenshot 1
Type
Repaint for Payware Model
Download hits
677
Compatibility
Microsoft Flight Simulator X (FSX) including Steam Edition & Prepar3D (P3D)
Filename
classic172_skyhawk.zip
File size
1005.49 KB
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Scanned 14 days ago (clean)
Access to file
Free (Freeware)
Content Rating
Everyone

Cessna Skyhawk 172. Repaint for Carenado C172II N. Paint scheme based on classic 172 Skyhawk circa early 1970s. Used blank textures available from Carenado. By Craig Davis.

Cessna Skyhawk 172 on runway.

Cessna Skyhawk 172 on runway.

This is a repaint of the Carenado Cessna 172N. Made by Carenado for Microsoft's Flight Simulator X. Textures only. Requires the payware Carenado Cessna 172II N.I used the blank textures available from Carenado.
I based this repaint on the classic Cessna Skyhawk 172 Circa early 1970's. The paint scheme comes from a 1/20th scale model I made as a kid.This is my first repaint and I hope you enjoy it. Feel free to tweak with it if you like. I used DXTBmp and Paint.net to do my work. -Craig

Installation:

Purchase the Cessna 172N from Carenado, and install it. (A Must).

Create a folder "texture.Classic172"in your .."Flight Simulator X\SimObjects\Airplanes\Carenado C172II N" Folder.

Copy and then paste the contents of "texture.blue" into the folder.

Copy and then paste the contents of Classic172_Skyhawk.zip into folder. You will be prompted if it is ok to over write files. Answer yes.

Add the following text to your aircraft.CFG, changing the x in [fltsim.x] to the next number in line:

[fltsim.x]
title=Classic 172 Skyhawk
sim=SingleEngineProp
model=
panel=1
sound=
texture=classic172
kb_checklists=C172_CHECK
kb_reference=C172_REF
atc_id=N3804Q
ui_manufacturer="Carenado"
ui_type="C172N"
ui_variation="Classic Skyhawk Blue,Black"
ui_createdby="Carenado"
ui_typerole="Highwing single Engine Prop"
description="The Cessna 172 Skyhawk is one of the most popular aircraft in aviation. Its easy handling and reliability has made it a favorite of students and seasoned pilots."
atc_heavy=0
atc_airline=
atc_flight_number=
atc_id_color=0x00000000
atc_id_font=Verdana,-11,1,600,0
visual_damage=0

Tailwinds.

Images/Screenshots

Screenshot 1

The archive classic172_skyhawk.zip has 9 files and directories contained within it.

File Contents

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Filename/Directory File Date File Size
Alabeo172a_T.bmp05.17.101.33 MB
Alabeo172b_T.bmp05.25.101.33 MB
Alabeo172c_T.bmp05.17.101.33 MB
texture.cfg08.14.06137 B
thumbnail.jpg05.17.1017.39 kB
FILE_ID.DIZ05.25.10181 B
Classic172_skyhawk Readme.txt05.25.101.70 kB
flyawaysimulation.txt10.29.13959 B
Go to Fly Away Simulation.url01.22.1652 B

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