Fly Away Simulation

FSX US Navy F-8 Bearcat VF-3A Tomcatters

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Complete with Base Model
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Microsoft Flight Simulator X (FSX) including Steam Edition & Prepar3D (P3D)
File size
6.4 MB
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Scanned 2 days ago (clean)
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Free (Freeware)
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This is Alpha Bleu Ciel's Grumman F8 Bearcat updated for Flight Simulator X. The first F-8 Bearcats was designed and built during WWII, although they were not completed soon enough to see any action during that war. They did come close. The F-8 Bearcat equipped squadron VF-19 (Satans Kittens) was onboard the carrier USS Langley, headed for the Pacific theater when Japan surrendered on August 16, 1945. In 1946 Navy squadron VF-3 The Tomcatters became VF-3A, flying the F8F-1 Bearcat, Includes 2D and 3D panel. Textures and FSX updates by Mark Rooks of RDG Aircraft.

Screenshot of US Navy F-8 Bearcat VF-3A in flight.

Screenshot of US Navy F-8 Bearcat VF-3A 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 " Grumman F-8 Bearcat VF-3A Tomcatters " 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"

Images & Screenshots

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The archive has 7 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
F-8 Bearcat History and Pictures.zip03.30.10960.91 kB
Grumman F-8 Bearcat VF-3A Tomcatters.zip03.30.105.39 MB
Read Me First.txt03.30.103.09 kB
Text.txt03.30.10620 B
VF-3A Screen.jpg03.30.1063.62 kB
flyawaysimulation.txt10.29.13959 B
Go to Fly Away Simulation.url01.22.1652 B

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