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Canadair CF-104 Starfighter skins


Introduction

 

I have made new skins for the Canadair CF-104 Starfighter. These skins show all the normal Royal Canadian Air Force/Canadian Armed Forces CF-104 schemes. Fuel tanks are included. Aircraft.ini files removing TK's CF-104 skins are also included.

 

Skins

 

The following skins are provided:

  • CF-104
    • RCAF Natural Metal (Canada-based)
    • RCAF Natural Metal (Germany-based)
    • RCAF Natural Metal post-1965 (Canada-based)
    • RCAF Natural Metal post-1965 (Germany-based)
    • CAF Natural Metal (Canada-based)
    • CAF Natural Metal (Germany-based)

    [*]CF-104_72

    • CAF Natural Metal (Canada-based)
    • CAF Natural Metal (Germany-based)
    • CAF Green
    • CAF Symmetrical Natural Metal (Canada-based)
    • CAF Symmetrical Natural Metal (Germany-based)
    • CAF Symmetrical Green

    [*]CF-104_76

    • CAF Symmetrical Natural Metal (Canada-based)
    • CAF Symmetrical Natural Metal (Germany-based)
    • CAF Symmetrical Green
    • CAF Symmetrical Camo



I have provided 20 serial numbers. Anyone wishing to make additional serials will find PSD templates, and the RCAF font in the extra's folder. Use 22-point for pre-unification serials, 16-point for unification serials, and 48-point for buzz numbers.

 

I have also included fuel tank templates which I have created.

 

No instructions or files have been added to make the CF-104 flyable, however plenty is available on combatace.com on this subject. What works for the F-104G will work for the CF-104. I recommend making the aircraft ini files read only.

 

Template used: http://combatace.com/files/file/5474-f-104g-photoshop-template/

 

Changes

 

Removed CAF Green from CF-104, removed scratches from all skins, adjusted specular, glossiness and reflection values on natural metal skins, added SM files to natural metal skins. Fixed decals to remove white borders.

 

Installation Instructions

 

Copy the contents of "ModFolder" into your mod folder. Over-write where necessary.

 

Credits

  • TK: SF2, stock CF-104
  • Bobrock - F-104 template
  • Littlesmoke - CF-104 NATO skin (used for 'tracing' the camo skin)
  • Paulopanz - natural metal skins advice


If there are any problems, or omisions in the credits, please send me a PM.


 

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nice, the scratches in the camo one are a tad too much

any chance on having the clean layers so we can import them in the template and tune the weathering a bit?

 

other than that, great to have proper CF-104 skins!

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Great Pack! :good:

I would have deleted the scratches layer from every skin.

Looks way better then i think.

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I've deleted the scratches, and I've also made some adjustments to the natural metal skins, from Paulopanz's advice.

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I have uploaded a new version of this mod. I have fixed the issue with the decals. They previously had an unsightly white border. This has been removed. I'd like to thank Nyghtfall, Wrench, and russouk2004 for their advice on decals. All of the mods I have created will be renewed over the coming days, all with fixed decals, and some with new elements. In addition, a couple of new mods are forthcoming such as the RCAF/CAF F-4C, and RAAF F-4D.

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