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This is David C. Copley's Lockheed P38 Lightning updated for Microsoft Flight Simulator X. This aircraft with the top hatted skull belongs to by Bob Faurot who has the honor of the first P-38 kill in the Pacific. This P-38, tail number 42-12633 of the 39th Fighter Squadron "Cobra In The Clouds", carries Bob Faurot's #16. This aircraft includes a 2D and 3D P-38 panel and also includes history and pictures of the actual aircraft. Updated 2D panel original by Mel Mutter. VC panel now works in FSX. Includes two textures, one regular and one semi-gloss. Updates by Mark Rooks of RDG Aircraft.
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 " P-38 Lightning .. Cobra in The Clouds " 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". If you desire you don't have to gauges work just fine in the panel folder..
When using Mel Mutter's Original P-38 Panel in the Panel file only used a [VCockpit01] yet the Model was created with a [VCockpit01] & [VCockpit04] This left gamers looking out to their left and seeing a 1024 X 1024 Black square . The solution was to add a [VCockpit04] and I just made the a pixel size 1 x 1 This panel uses Mell Mutter's panel in 2D and the original Texture as the 3D panel this rework makes both work correctly.
Original text from the David C original P-38
gauge00=xp38nmod!Magnetic-Compass, 198, 199, 48
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.
Be sure to Thank David C. Copley for his wonderful aircraft and his work.
Thank Mell Mutterf or his Great Panel and his work.
The archive fsx_p-38_39th_fs.zip has 10 files and directories contained within it. View them...
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|Filename/Directory||File Date||File Size|
|1Screen P-38.jpg||01.11.12||41.26 kB|
|39th Fighter Sq Pictures and History.zip||01.11.12||1.47 MB|
|Original readme_first.txt||01.11.12||4.13 kB|
|P-38 Cobra's In The Clouds.zip||01.11.12||12.89 MB|
|Read Me First.txt||01.11.12||3.90 kB|
|Reg. Text.txt||01.11.12||587 B|
|Semi Gloss Texture.zip||01.11.12||2.30 MB|
|Go to Fly Away Simulation.url||01.22.16||52 B|
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