FSX Dassault Super Etendard

PreviewDassault Super Etendard. Carrier-based fighter designed with Gmax. This package includes panel with HUD and radar, virtual cockpit, full moving parts, three different texture sets and automatic vapor trails. By Romain and Laurent Lucas, Eric Marciano and Frank Safranek. Updated for FSX by Danny G...

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Dassault Super Etendard. Carrier-based fighter designed with Gmax. This package includes panel with HUD and radar, virtual cockpit, full moving parts, three different texture sets and automatic vapor trails. By Romain and Laurent Lucas, Eric Marciano and Frank Safranek. Updated for FSX by Danny Garnier.

Dassault Super Etendard in flight.

Dassault Super Etendard in flight.

Dassault Super Etendard

Freeware for Flight Simulator 2002


Romain Lucas

Laurent Lucas
-> gauges

Eric Marciano
-> gauges : hud, radar, g-meter

Frank Safranek
-> argentina texture

Thanks :
To the pilots of Landivisiau air base who helped me to make a more realistic aircraft.
To FSD for their airspeed and rpm gauges used by the panel.



As an updated version of the Etendard IV, the Super Etendard flew for the first time in October 1974 and was introduced into service in June 1978.

It is a carrier-based single-seat strike fighter. Its turbo jet is more powerful than the Etendard one, wing flaps and slats systems have been improved and a modern navigation and combat management system was set up, including a multimode Agave radar and a countermeasures set.

Apart from 5 aircraft leased to Iraq during the Iran-Iraq war of the 1980s, 14 Super Etendard were delivered to Argentina in and after November 1981. Five of them took part in the Falklands War of 1982. Argentine aircraft carrying Exocet missiles sank two British ships : the destroyer "Sheffield" (4,500 tons) and the "Atlantic Conveyor" (15,000 tons).

In France, about 50 aircraft out of the 71 serving in the 11F, 14F and 17F squadrons of the French Navy were improved in order to carry the nuclear missile ASMP. This modernized version, with updated avionics and a new Anémone radar, flew in October 1990. Nowadays, the Super Etendard is the main attack force aboard the French carrier "Charles de Gaulle". A second modernization program of 54 Super Etendard ( called "Super Etendard Modernisé" or "SEM" ) began in 1992 and will allow them to serve in the 11F and 17F squadrons up to 2008. Then, they will probably be replaced by Rafale M.


Length......................... 14.30 m
Wingspan....................... 9.60 m
Wing area...................... 28.40 m²

Empty weight................... 6,450 kg
Max take off weight............ 12,000 kg
Internal fuel weight........... 2,591 kg
External fuel weight........... 952 kg (light fuel tanks)
1,760 kg (heavy fuel tanks)

Powerplant .................... 1 SNECMA 8K50 turbofan
Thrust......................... 48.6 kN

Max Mach in level flight....... Mach 1.15 at 30,000 ft
Approach speed................. 126 kts
Climbing speed................. 21,600 ft/min
Operational ceiling............ 45,000 ft
Range with external tanks...... 750 - 1,080 nm



By default, this aircraft uses the sound of the Learjet 45.

However, as the Super Etendard has the same engine as the Mirage F1 (without the afterburner), I recommend that you use the sound of the Mirage F1 by Kirk Olsson if you have it.
To do so, open the "sound.cfg" file of the "sound" folder and replace :


by :

(if you have not called the Mirage F1 folder "f1cr", modify the line accordingly)

If you don't have Kirk Olsson's Mirage F1, you can download it from "Mirage Aircraft" website.


Extract "sem.zip" file to your "fs2002" folder.

WARNING: To work properly, the radar requires FSUIPC module, version 2.87 or higher.
You can download it on Pete Dowson's website.

Panel and virtual cockpit

It is the panel of a Super Etendard Modernisé (standard 4) adapted for FS 2002.
For more information about the panel usage, refer to the "panel_doc_english.gif" file.

The panel includes an interception radar which shows aircraft driven by the AI. It needs FSUIPC.
For more information about the radar usage, refer to the "panel_doc_radar.gif" file and Eric Marciano's website (look for "Mirage 4000"/"radar documentation").

Some radar functions are accessible through the following keys:
- (numpad) / : Previous radar mode
- (numpad) * : Next radar mode
- (numpad) - : Decrease radar range
- (numpad) + : Increase radar range


In order not to make too many versions, the three included here use the same flight file. As a result, the external fuel tanks have the capacity of the biggest ones on the three planes.

To make more realistic flight, when you use a version different from the n°15 which has heavy tanks, you may want to empty manually the auxiliary tanks in the "fuel" menu of FS 2002 :
- with n°31, empty completely these tanks (no external fuel tanks).
- with the Argentinean airplane, set the level to 54% (or less) in the auxiliary tanks (54% is the max capacity of the light tanks carried by this version).

You will find these figures again in the description section of the aircraft in FS 2002.

Smoke System

The smoke system, usually activated by the 'I' key, works differently on this aircraft.
It works automatically to show vapor trails when the aircraft is under high acceleration (high G force). Don't try to activate the smoke manually, it will not work.
This system has been set up by E.Marciano.


Eric Marciano Home Page (Eric Marciano)
Mirage Aircraft (Frank Safranek)

Bon vols !

June 2003

Virtual cockpit of Dassault Super Etendard.

Virtual cockpit of Dassault Super Etendard.

Images & Screenshots

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The archive sem_x.zip has 56 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
aircraft.cfg10.10.0915.57 kB
launch.jpg06.28.03154.67 kB
Lisezmoi.txt06.28.037.06 kB
model.cfg11.01.0233 B
super_etendard.mdl06.30.03916.80 kB
model.cfg11.01.0233 B
super_etendard.mdl07.01.03943.54 kB
model.cfg11.01.0233 B
super_etendard.mdl06.30.03931.41 kB
file_id.diz06.25.03316 B
panel.gif07.01.0310.94 kB
panel_doc_english.gif07.01.03169.87 kB
panel_doc_fr.gif07.01.03171.01 kB
panel_doc_radar.gif06.25.0322.52 kB
Readme.txt06.30.036.17 kB
sem.gif06.30.037.75 kB
sem_argentina.jpg07.01.0356.81 kB
sem_french.jpg07.01.0350.97 kB
Airbus_A321.cab05.11.072.72 MB
Alpha FSX SR71.cab03.09.08232.95 kB
ALPHA_F-107A.cab03.28.05402.86 kB
B737_800.cab05.11.072.01 MB
BarlogRPM.CAB03.22.05160.88 kB
Bombardier_CRJ_700.cab09.04.062.20 MB
Extra_XML.cab09.04.06511.75 kB
Lear_45_XML.cab09.04.061.57 MB
M4000.gau06.14.031.66 MB
Mig29.CAB05.27.08270.03 kB
Mirage F1CG.CAB06.02.07164.55 kB
panel.bmp06.30.03769.05 kB
Panel.cfg10.10.096.48 kB
rollusgauges.CAB03.14.051.66 MB
Sem.gau06.22.03600.00 kB
SuperEtendard.gau06.15.031.34 MB
superh.cab05.01.04216.31 kB
ReadmeFSX.txt10.10.09968 B
semx5.JPG10.10.0931.23 kB
semx6.JPG10.10.0945.11 kB
semxvc.JPG10.10.0944.29 kB
sound.cfg06.30.0349 B
super etendard_notes.txt04.04.030 B
super_etendard.air06.21.0311.81 kB
super_etendard_check.txt06.21.034.08 kB
super_etendard_notes.txt06.22.030 B
super_etendard_ref.txt06.21.031.33 kB
texture_c.bmp06.30.031.33 MB
texture_T.bmp03.29.031.33 MB
thumbnail.jpg10.10.093.95 kB
txtr_2.bmp03.29.03341.43 kB
txtr_2_arg.bmp04.08.03341.43 kB
txtr_2_cm.bmp03.29.03341.43 kB
txtr_3_T.bmp05.24.03341.43 kB
txtr_arg_T.bmp04.08.031.33 MB
txtr_cm_T.bmp04.19.031.33 MB
flyawaysimulation.txt10.29.13959 B
Go to Fly Away Simulation.url01.22.1652 B
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