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FSX US Navy VF-17 Yorky Corsair

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Complete with Base Model
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Microsoft Flight Simulator X (FSX) including Steam Edition & Prepar3D (P3D)
File size
15.86 MB
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Scanned 20 days ago (clean)
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Free (Freeware)
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A repaint of Guy Hulin's Corsair updated for Flight Simulator X. This aircraft is a Goodyear FG-1D Corsair Bu# 88368, currently displayed on the USS Yorktown CV-10 museum. She was recovered from Lake Washington in Washington state. The Skull and Crossbones on the Patriots Point Corsair is tribute to VF-17 Better known as The Jolly Rogers, the first US Navy squadron to fly Corsairs. Includes a 2D and 3D panel. Textures and FSX updates by Mark Rooks of RDG Aircraft History and pictures included in this package. By Mark Rooks.

Screenshot of US Navy VF-17 Yorky Corsair in flight.

Screenshot of US Navy VF-17 Yorky Corsair in flight.

To install this aircraft:

As always back up any original files.

1. Unzip downloaded folders to your desktop or temporary directory of your choice.

2. Copy the " Corsair VF-17 Yorky " and paste it in the main aircraft folder. By default the main aircraft folder is located at: "C:Program FilesMicrosoft GamesFSXSIM Objects /Aircraft".

3. Be sure to completely unzip all files the aircraft file when complete will Cotain 6 files the Following 6 files goes in the aircraft folder CFG Airfile Model Sound Panel Textures.

4. Unzip the gauges folder and put the gauges in the FSX gauges folder located at "C:Program FilesMicrosoft GamesFSXGauges".

Made Simpler:

Make sure all files are unzipped the New Plane folder should contain 6 files unzipped they are CFG Airfile Sound Model Texture Panel the New Plane folder with the 6 files goes in the game aircraft folder found at C:Program FilesMicrosoft GamesMicrosoft Flight Simulator XSimObjectsAirplanes follow the path ie open the c drive then open program files then open Microsoft Games then open Microsoft Flight Simulator X then open SimObjects then open Airplanes folder the New Plane goes in that folder.

Textures and FSX updates created by Mark "Fire Ball" Rooks.

Enjoy your new repaint.

Thanks for downloading.

"Fire Ball"


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The archive has 9 files and directories contained within it.

File Contents

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Filename/Directory File Date File Size
Corsair VF-17 Yorky.zip03.28.108.64 MB
gauges.zip03.28.101.26 MB
Read Me First.txt03.28.103.06 kB
ScreenShot VF-17.jpg03.28.1053.33 kB
Text.txt03.28.10560 B
Thumbs.db03.28.104.50 kB
VF-17 Yorky Pictures and History.zip03.28.105.91 MB
flyawaysimulation.txt10.29.13959 B
Go to Fly Away Simulation.url01.22.1652 B

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Clay OxenamWed, 14 Aug 2019 21:47:18 GMT

I'm having a hard time getting not only this plane, but many planes to have textures, half my plane mods are blank white, anyone have a solution?

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