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FSX Hawk's Wildcat

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This is Robert Hawk's FS2004 Grumman Wildcat modified for FSX. The Grumman F4F Wildcat was an American carrier-based fighter aircraft that began service with both the United States Navy and the British Royal Navy (as the Martlet) in 1940. Although first used in combat by the British in Europe, the Wildcat was the only United States Navy or Marine fighter in World War II 1941-42 in the Pacific Theater besides the brief appearance of the F2A Buffalo. With a top speed of 318 mph (512 km/h), the Wildcat was outperformed by the more nimble 331 mph (533 km/h) Mitsubishi Zero, but its ruggedness and tactics such as the Thach Weave resulted in an air combat kill-to-loss ratio of 5.9:1 in 1942 and 6.9:1 for the entire war. Modifications and textures by Mark Rooks of RDG Aircraft.

Screenshot of Hawk's Wildcat in flight.

Screenshot of Hawk's Wildcat 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 " GrummanWildcat.zip " folder 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. Be sure to install the gauges files in gauges folder 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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Filename/Directory File Date File Size
F4F-3 Grumman Wildcat.zip10.13.1010.85 MB
Guages.zip10.13.102.66 MB
Original Panel.zip10.13.104.56 MB
Read Me First.txt10.13.102.88 kB
Text.txt10.13.10783 B
Thumbs.db10.11.1058.50 kB
Wildcat screen.jpg10.13.10139.85 kB
flyawaysimulation.txt10.29.13959 B
Go to Fly Away Simulation.url01.22.1652 B

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