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FSX US Navy Douglas A-1 Skyrider VA-65

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US Navy Douglas A-1 Skyrider. This is a repaint of Tim Conrad's A-1J Skyrider (A-1J_SKYRAIDER.ZIP) in the colors of US NAVY (VA-65). Textures only. By Henry William.

US Navy Douglas A-1 Skyrider VA-65 in flight.

US Navy Douglas A-1 Skyrider VA-65 in flight.

Install instructions:

A) Extract the content of this file on your prefered location.
B) Copy and paste the texture.va65 in the folder where you have the A-1J. In my computer the location is this:

C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Microsoft Flight Simulator X\SimObjects\Airplanes\A-1J

C)Open the aircraft.cfg file and paste the following after the last number in your entry. Where you se an XX, reemplace this with a number as said after the previous number:

model =
panel =
sound =
texture =va65
panel_alias =
sound_alias =
kb_checklists =
kb_reference =
atc_id =39703
atc_id_color =
atc_parking_types =
atc_parking_code =
ui_manufacturer = Douglas
ui_createdby="Piglet's Peculiar Planes"
ui_type = A-1J
ui_variation =U.S Navy VA-65
description =Prop Driven CSAR and Close Support Aircraft
visual_damage = 1

Henry William

US Navy Douglas A-1 Skyrider VA-65 in flight.

US Navy Douglas A-1 Skyrider VA-65 in flight.


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File Contents

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Filename/Directory File Date File Size
1.jpg03.11.10196.66 kB
2.jpg03.11.10232.28 kB
readme.txt03.11.101.08 kB
small.gif03.11.1011.41 kB
texture.va6503.11.100 B
a1_01.dds03.11.1016.00 MB
a1_01_spec.dds02.27.104.00 MB
a1_02.dds03.11.104.00 MB
a1_02_spec.dds02.28.101.00 MB
a1_03.dds03.02.104.00 MB
a1_03_lm.dds02.24.104.00 MB
a1_03_spec.dds02.24.104.00 MB
a1_aircrew.dds01.27.10256.12 kB
a1_glass.dds03.01.10256.12 kB
a1_glass_lm.dds02.17.10256.12 kB
a1_panels.dds02.27.104.00 MB
a1_panels_lm.dds02.24.104.00 MB
a1_panels_spec.dds02.24.104.00 MB
a1_prop.dds01.28.1064.12 kB
a1_reflect.dds02.16.10256.12 kB
thumbnail.jpg03.11.1035.50 kB
Thumbs.db03.11.105.50 kB
thumbnail.jpg03.11.1035.50 kB
a-1nav403.11.100 B
flyawaysimulation.txt10.29.13959 B
Go to Fly Away Simulation.url01.22.1652 B

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Microsoft Flight Simulator X (FSX) including Steam Edition & Prepar3D (P3D)
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