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I have done an experiment to get "First Eagles 2" objects into "Strike Fighters 2" and would like to ask if anyone would be willing to try it and corroborate my findings?

 

 

To do this experiment you first need to own legal copies of both FE2 and SF2 5 full/merged.

 

 

Next you need to do the following procedure.

 

 

Copy “AvionicsWWI.dll” and “wwiComm.dll” from “C:\Program Files (x86)\ThirdWire\First Eagles 2\Flight” to “C:\Program Files (x86)\ThirdWire\Strike Fighters 2\Flight” then do the same for “wwiCambrai.CAT” and “wwiVerdun.CAT” from “C:\Program Files (x86)\ThirdWire\First Eagles 2\Terrains” to “C:\Program Files (x86)\ThirdWire\Strike Fighters 2\Terrains”.

 

 

Now for the complicated part, extract everything from your SF2 ObjectData004.CAT, ObjectData005.CAT, ObjectData006.CAT, and ObjectData015.CAT. You will need to place these extracted .TGA files into your MODS directory Decal folder as these CAT files will not be available when you are done.

 

 

Then take the four ObjectData CAT files that you just extracted everything from, and move them from the “C:\Program Files (x86)\ThirdWire\Strike Fighters 2\Objects” folder to a safe backup folder elsewhere on your hard drive.  

 

 

Next copy all four ObjectData CAT files from “C:\Program Files (x86)\ThirdWire\First Eagles 2\Objects” to a separate safe folder. Once copied, rename the copied FE2 CAT files to match the four CAT files that you removed from the “Strike Fighters 2\Objects” folder, like so…

 

 

ObjectData001.CAT ----> ObjectData004.CAT

 

ObjectData002.CAT ----> ObjectData005.CAT

 

ObjectData003.CAT ----> ObjectData006.CAT

 

ObjectData004.CAT ----> ObjectData015.CAT

 

 

Be careful about the renaming due to both the old and new file names having one file named "ObjectData004".   

 

Now cut and past the renamed copies into “C:\Program Files (x86)\ThirdWire\Strike Fighters 2\Objects”. We are now done with the Install directory.

 

At this point I recommend that you copy the stock Aircraft, GroundObjects, Guns, and Weapons from your FE2 mod directory and paste them into the SF2 mod directory that you intend to use for the experiment. I have attached the FE2 stock Aircraft, GroundObjects, Guns, and Weapons INI files if you don’t want to go through the trouble of generating them yourself.

 

 

If all the above worked out, you should have the “First Eagles 2” stock Aircraft, GroundObjects, Guns, Weapons, and Terrain available for use in SF2.

 

Please let me know how this works for you.

 

 

Note1: You may need to extract everything from the terrain CAT’s “wwiCambrai.CAT” and “wwiVerdun.CAT” into your SF2 mod Terrain folder to fix some terrain issues.

 

 

Note2: In order to get a fully working FE2 install, not just having the objects, weapons, and terrain available requires a lot more extracting and editing of FE2 INI files for SF2.

 

FE2 Objects Folder.7z

 

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ive got some terrains into sf2 but they need some items from fe effects etc  and work to a degree.wwicambrai wwiverdun and galicia..also some gliches like runways appear oddly i forget what else went askew

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Sound a bit difficult...  Do we need everything from the CAT files?  Because there is a lot of files in the CAT which cannot be extracted, and are hidden to the official  extractor...

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Yes, you'd need EVERYTHING from all the cat files. LODS especially. This goes for the terrains as well, but that can be "adjusted" by simply creating a terrain subfolder, and dropping the terrain's cat file INTO the named terrain folder. Just like how 1stGen SF/FE did.

 

I would think that a better way, albeit not easier, would be after extraction, the put the various objects into the actual folders where they'd be needed.

Aircraft lod (D7.lod) into the /DVII folder), the cockpit lod and all the various bits into the /cockpit folder and so on.  Same thing for all the decals. Be more work, but would be simplier in the long run to folderize them, and simply rewrite the decals inis

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i did whit SFP1 and FE1 all but the dlls after some edits to the nations ini and all decals inis very thing work but the FPS whit the Terrain but i was whit a 128mb ati 9200 and p4 2.8g whit 512 ram but aircraft work just need a shitload of edits

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Yes, you'd need EVERYTHING from all the cat files. LODS especially. This goes for the terrains as well, but that can be "adjusted" by simply creating a terrain subfolder, and dropping the terrain's cat file INTO the named terrain folder. Just like how 1stGen SF/FE did.

 

I would think that a better way, albeit not easier, would be after extraction, the put the various objects into the actual folders where they'd be needed.

Aircraft lod (D7.lod) into the /DVII folder), the cockpit lod and all the various bits into the /cockpit folder and so on.  Same thing for all the decals. Be more work, but would be simplier in the long run to folderize them, and simply rewrite the decals inis

 

Interesting.  I fooled around with FE1 and SF1 some years ago when there was less of a difference in file organization.  Since returning to TW sims, I have not done the same with the newer editions - I did not realize there was THAT much difference between FE2 and SF2.

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Yes, you'd need EVERYTHING from all the cat files. LODS especially. This goes for the terrains as well, but that can be "adjusted" by simply creating a terrain subfolder, and dropping the terrain's cat file INTO the named terrain folder. Just like how 1stGen SF/FE did.

 

I would think that a better way, albeit not easier, would be after extraction, the put the various objects into the actual folders where they'd be needed.

Aircraft lod (D7.lod) into the /DVII folder), the cockpit lod and all the various bits into the /cockpit folder and so on.  Same thing for all the decals. Be more work, but would be simplier in the long run to folderize them, and simply rewrite the decals inis

arent FE2s lods locked liked SF2s are?

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Ahh. Ok I though I need to extract SF2 ... but if FE2 is extractable, then no prob.

 

I did some experiments with a FE2 biplane FM to use with helicopters,   which have serious problems with landing when controlled by the AI.  Not much luck to figure out what is causing the problem(

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I don't want to hijack this thread, but you guys are discussing stuff that I have some questions about - maybe you can answer them?  I am thinking about a 1940 desert mod for FE2 that features biplanes as the main actors, but also has a few monoplanes.  Years ago, I tested biplanes in the old FE1 and SF1, and FE1 had better handling characteristics for biplanes.  Since returning to modding FE2, I have not had time to make the same comparisons.  Is FE2 still better at simulating the handling characteristics of biplanes or has this difference gone away because TK improved the SF2 code?

 

Also, I may have something to contribute.  When I asked about retractable landing gear in FE, I found out that TK did not strip the code out of FE.  Its still there, as the flaps and gear still work in autopilot, and another guy says you can restore manual control by adding command lines:

 

I am not 100% sure but I think you can have landing gears in FE/FE2 but just adding a couple of command lines in the Control\Default.ini file

I know there are other commands that are not enabled in FE/FE2 that I turned on in the past by just adding those command lines.

I think these commands (and others) are not in the Default.ini

FLAPS_DOWN=JOYSTICK02_BUTTON10
FLAPS_UP=JOYSTICK02_BUTTON09
AIRBRAKES_TOGGLE=JOYSTICK02_BUTTON21
WHEELBRAKES_TOGGLE=JOYSTICK02_BUTTON20
LANDING_GEARS_TOGGLE=JOYSTICK02_BUTTON22

 

If this information is correct, perhaps other functionality can be restored to FE2 by adding appropriate command lines?  If so, then FE2 would seem to have some real advantages.  Many files have not been locked, as in SF2, and - if using the same size terrain artwork - FE2's smaller terrain tiles display more detail than SF2's larger terrain tiles.

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arent FE2s lods locked liked SF2s are?

 

Don't say that too loud ... cause it'll get patched and locked.

 

You need to use Gerwin's extractor, and it pulls EVERYTHING

Actually I think it would work better the other way around, as SF2 has some FE2 coding in it.

 

But it's definitely worth experimentating with in BOTH directions

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Don't say that too loud ... cause it'll get patched and locked.

 

You need to use Gerwin's extractor, and it pulls EVERYTHING

Actually I think it would work better the other way around, as SF2 has some FE2 coding in it.

 

But it's definitely worth experimentating with in BOTH directions

 

What FE code does SF contain?

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Gun unjam and reload, though the statements for them need to added to the objects/aircraftobject.ini and control/default.ini files.

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Gun unjam and reload, though the statements for them need to added to the objects/aircraftobject.ini and control/default.ini files.

 

Thanks.  Are you the guy that got landing gear to work in FE?

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In FE the landing gears, airbrakes, flaps of planes worked perfect. I had a FW-190 there and some MiG's worked very well. Even guided missiles for an AH-64 or a Mi-24 worked perfect in FE.

Screenshot of two Mi-24 in First Eagles

 

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Dont know wheter it is in FE2 the same. But give it a try.

 

That are the entries of my modern days FE controls

 

[ControlSet001]
EXIT_FLIGHT=ESCAPE
QUIT_GAME=ALT+Q
PAUSE_FLIGHT=ALT+P
TIME_COMPRESSION=ALT+T
NORMAL_TIME=ALT+R
CHANGE_TIME=ALT+C
SKIP_TO_NEXT=ALT+N
RADIO_COMM=TAB
CHAT_ALL=GRAVE
CHAT_ENEMY=SHIFT+GRAVE
CHAT_FRIENDLY=CTRL+GRAVE
CHAT_TARGET=ALT+GRAVE
AUTO_PILOT=A
WING_LEVELER=SHIFT+A
NEXT_WAYPOINT=W
PREV_WAYPOINT=SHIFT+W
MAP=M
SCREEN_SHOT=PRINTSCREEN
DEBUG_TOGGLE=CTRL+H
GOTO_COCKPIT_FRONT_VIEW=F1
GOTO_COCKPIT_LEFT_VIEW=F2
GOTO_COCKPIT_RIGHT_VIEW=F3
GOTO_COCKPIT_UP_VIEW=SHIFT+F1
GOTO_VIEW_PADLOCK=F4
TOGGLE_COCKPIT=NUMPADPERIOD
SNAP_VIEW_FRONT=NUMPAD8
SNAP_VIEW_FRONT_RIGHT=NUMPAD9
SNAP_VIEW_RIGHT=NUMPAD6
SNAP_VIEW_REAR_RIGHT=NUMPAD3
SNAP_VIEW_REAR_LEFT=NUMPAD1
SNAP_VIEW_LEFT=NUMPAD4
SNAP_VIEW_FRONT_LEFT=NUMPAD7
SNAP_VIEW_UP=NUMPAD5
SNAP_VIEW_DOWN=NUMPAD0
GOTO_VIEW_SHOULDER=F5
GOTO_VIEW_OBJECT_NEXT=F6
GOTO_VIEW_OBJECT_PREV=SHIFT+F6
GOTO_VIEW_GROUND_OBJECT_NEXT=F7
GOTO_VIEW_GROUND_OBJECT_PREV=SHIFT+F7
GOTO_VIEW_TARGET=F8
GOTO_VIEW_PLAYER_TO_TARGET=SHIFT+F8
GOTO_VIEW_TARGET_TO_PLAYER=CTRL+F8
GOTO_VIEW_WEAPON=F9
GOTO_VIEW_PLAYER_TO_WEAPON=SHIFT+F9
GOTO_VIEW_WEAPON_TO_PLAYER=CTRL+F9
GOTO_VIEW_FLYBY=F10
GOTO_VIEW_FLYBY_PREV=SHIFT+F10
GOTO_VIEW_TOWER=F11
GOTO_VIEW_TOWER_PREV=SHIFT+F11
GOTO_VIEW_ACTION_CAM=F12
GOTO_FREE_VIEW=CTRL+F12
CAMERA_PITCH_UP=JOYSTICK01_POV01_UP
CAMERA_PITCH_DOWN=JOYSTICK01_POV01_DOWN
CAMERA_YAW_RIGHT=JOYSTICK01_POV01_RIGHT
CAMERA_YAW_LEFT=JOYSTICK01_POV01_LEFT
CAMERA_ZOOM_IN=MOUSE_BUTTON01
CAMERA_ZOOM_OUT=MOUSE_BUTTON02
CAMERA_PITCH_AXIS=MOUSE_Y-AXIS
CAMERA_YAW_AXIS=MOUSE_X-AXIS
CAMERA_ZOOM_CONTROL=
PITCH_UP=DOWNARROW
PITCH_DOWN=UPARROW
ROLL_RIGHT=RIGHTARROW
ROLL_LEFT=LEFTARROW
YAW_RIGHT=PERIOD
YAW_LEFT=COMMA
THROTTLE_UP=EQUALS
THROTTLE_DOWN=MINUS
THRUST_VECTOR_UP=CTRL+EQUALS
THRUST_VECTOR_DOWN=CTRL+MINUS
FLAPS_DOWN=F
FLAPS_UP=V
AIRBRAKES_TOGGLE=S
WHEELBRAKES_TOGGLE=B
LANDING_GEARS_TOGGLE=G
ARRESTER_HOOK_TOGGLE=H
CYCLE_NAV_LIGHT=CTRL+L
DRAG_CHUTE=CTRL+B
EJECT=ALT+B
PITCH_CONTROL=JOYSTICK01_Y-AXIS
YAW_CONTROL=
ROLL_CONTROL=JOYSTICK01_X-AXIS
THROTTLE_CONTROL=JOYSTICK01_U-AXIS
THRUST_VECTOR_CONTROL=
NEXT_AA_WEAPONS=JOYSTICK01_BUTTON03
PREV_AA_WEAPONS=SHIFT+BACKSPACE
NEXT_AG_WEAPONS=JOYSTICK01_BUTTON04
PREV_AG_WEAPONS=SHIFT+BACKSLASH
FIRE_PRIMARY_GUN=JOYSTICK01_BUTTON01
FIRE_SECONDARY_GUN=
FIRE_WEAPON=JOYSTICK01_BUTTON02
UNJAM_GUN=SHIFT+JOYSTICK01_BUTTON03
OPEN_BOMBBAY_DOOR=CTRL+O
DROP_TANKS=CTRL+D
JETTISON_STORES=CTRL+J
NEXT_RIPPLE_QUANTITY=RBRACKET
PREV_RIPPLE_QUANTITY=SHIFT+RBRACKET
NEXT_RIPPLE_INTERVAL=LBRACKET
PREV_RIPPLE_INTERVAL=SHIFT+LBRACKET
NEXT_HUD_MODE=APOSTROPHE
PREV_HUD_MODE=SHIFT+APOSTROPHE
NEXT_GUNGROUP=SEMICOLON
PREV_GUNGROUP=SHIFT+SEMICOLON
CHAFF=C
FLARE=X
ECM_TOGGLE=Z
TOGGLE_RADAR=CTRL+PGUP
NEXT_RADAR_MODE=PGUP
PREV_RADAR_MODE=SHIFT+PGUP
NEXT_RADAR_RANGE=PGDN
PREV_RADAR_RANGE=SHIFT+PGDN
SELECT_NEXT_RADAR_TARGET=HOME
SELECT_PREV_RADAR_TARGET=SHIFT+HOME
ACQUIRE_RADAR_TARGET=INSERT
ACQUIRE_VISUAL_TARGET_ON_RADAR=SHIFT+INSERT
REJECT_RADAR_TARGET=DELETE
SELECT_CLOSEST_CENTER=NUMPADSTAR
SELECT_TARGET=T
SELECT_PREV_TARGET=SHIFT+T
SELECT_CLOSEST_TARGET=CTRL+T
SELECT_FRIENDLY=Y
SELECT_PREV_FRIENDLY=SHIFT+Y
SELECT_CLOSEST_FRIENDLY=CTRL+Y
SELECT_GROUND=E
SELECT_PREV_GROUND=SHIFT+E
SELECT_CLOSEST_GROUND=CTRL+E
SELECT_LAST_RADIO=R
SELECT_LAST_RADIO_CALLER=SHIFT+R
SELECT_RADAR_TARGET=CTRL+R
SELECT_WAYPOINT=CTRL+W
DESELECT_TARGET=
ANIMATION_1=
ANIMATION_2=
ANIMATION_3=
ANIMATION_4=
ANIMATION_5=
ANIMATION_6=
ANIMATION_7=
ANIMATION_8=
ANIMATION_9=
ANIMATION_10=

[ControlSet002]
FIRE_PRIMARY_GUN=SPACE
FIRE_WEAPON=RETURN

[RangedControl001]
AxisControl=PITCH_CONTROL
MaxValue=1000.000000
MinValue=-1000.000000
DeadZone=10.000000
Saturation=100.000000
ReverseJoystick=TRUE
MouseScale=1.000000
UseMouseRate=FALSE
ReverseMouse=FALSE
LimitValue=TRUE
SelfCenterRate=2.000000
KeyControlRate=1.000000
AllowKeyControl=TRUE
IncreaseControl=PITCH_DOWN
DecreaseControl=PITCH_UP
CenterControl=

[RangedControl002]
AxisControl=YAW_CONTROL
MaxValue=1000.000000
MinValue=-1000.000000
DeadZone=10.000000
Saturation=100.000000
ReverseJoystick=FALSE
MouseScale=1.000000
UseMouseRate=FALSE
ReverseMouse=FALSE
LimitValue=TRUE
SelfCenterRate=2.000000
KeyControlRate=1.000000
AllowKeyControl=TRUE
IncreaseControl=YAW_RIGHT
DecreaseControl=YAW_LEFT
CenterControl=

[RangedControl003]
AxisControl=ROLL_CONTROL
MaxValue=1000.000000
MinValue=-1000.000000
DeadZone=10.000000
Saturation=100.000000
ReverseJoystick=FALSE
MouseScale=1.000000
UseMouseRate=FALSE
ReverseMouse=FALSE
LimitValue=TRUE
SelfCenterRate=2.000000
KeyControlRate=1.000000
AllowKeyControl=TRUE
IncreaseControl=ROLL_RIGHT
DecreaseControl=ROLL_LEFT
CenterControl=

[RangedControl004]
AxisControl=THROTTLE_CONTROL
MaxValue=1000.000000
MinValue=0.000000
DeadZone=10.000000
Saturation=100.000000
ReverseJoystick=TRUE
MouseScale=1.000000
UseMouseRate=FALSE
ReverseMouse=FALSE
LimitValue=TRUE
SelfCenterRate=0.000000
KeyControlRate=1.000000
AllowKeyControl=TRUE
IncreaseControl=THROTTLE_UP
DecreaseControl=THROTTLE_DOWN
CenterControl=

[RangedControl005]
AxisControl=CAMERA_PITCH_AXIS
MaxValue=1000.000000
MinValue=-1000.000000
DeadZone=10.000000
Saturation=100.000000
ReverseJoystick=FALSE
MouseScale=0.200000
UseMouseRate=TRUE
ReverseMouse=FALSE
LimitValue=FALSE
SelfCenterRate=50.000000
KeyControlRate=2.000000
AllowKeyControl=TRUE
IncreaseControl=CAMERA_PITCH_DOWN
DecreaseControl=CAMERA_PITCH_UP
CenterControl=

[RangedControl006]
AxisControl=CAMERA_YAW_AXIS
MaxValue=1000.000000
MinValue=-1000.000000
DeadZone=10.000000
Saturation=100.000000
ReverseJoystick=FALSE
MouseScale=0.250000
UseMouseRate=TRUE
ReverseMouse=FALSE
LimitValue=FALSE
SelfCenterRate=50.000000
KeyControlRate=2.500000
AllowKeyControl=TRUE
IncreaseControl=CAMERA_YAW_RIGHT
DecreaseControl=CAMERA_YAW_LEFT
CenterControl=

[RangedControl007]
AxisControl=CAMERA_ZOOM_CONTROL
MaxValue=1000.000000
MinValue=-1000.000000
DeadZone=0.000000
Saturation=100.000000
ReverseJoystick=FALSE
MouseScale=1.000000
UseMouseRate=FALSE
ReverseMouse=FALSE
LimitValue=FALSE
SelfCenterRate=100.000000
KeyControlRate=5.000000
AllowKeyControl=TRUE
IncreaseControl=CAMERA_ZOOM_IN
DecreaseControl=CAMERA_ZOOM_OUT
CenterControl=

[RangedControl008]
AxisControl=THRUST_VECTOR_CONTROL
MaxValue=1000.000000
MinValue=0.000000
DeadZone=10.000000
Saturation=100.000000
ReverseJoystick=TRUE
MouseScale=1.000000
UseMouseRate=FALSE
ReverseMouse=FALSE
LimitValue=TRUE
SelfCenterRate=0.000000
KeyControlRate=1.000000
AllowKeyControl=TRUE
IncreaseControl=THRUST_VECTOR_UP
DecreaseControl=THRUST_VECTOR_DOWN
CenterControl=
 

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      Another thing that could have been improved was seeing your actual target area before flying. If you consider Jack Broughton spent all night memorising features etc before going on a mission you can understand the point of just marking the actual target with Padlock or a red dot!
      As you can see only 2 MiG regiments active with MiG-17F and MiG-21F-13.
       
      First Lt Eldon Atterbury is my wingy today. If you do take time to nurture the pilots their stats do improve (if they survive)


       
      Let's go then

       
      As we fly towards the target other flights are also on route to their targets.

       
      After a while several fights occur


       
      Due to meticulous planning we reach the target just fine and we roll in from above the cloud base

       
       
      I hit the target but get peppered by a lot of triple A

       
      Phew heading out but think my Wingy is a bit lost.

       
       
      Try to search, but no sign of him and no beeper! so off home alone

       
       
      Mystery solved, a MiG-21F-13 gunned him down and I had no idea that was in the area!  If only all Vietnam mysteries could be solved so easy!

       
      I then went on to fly A-4C/Es for the US Navy in which you get to take off from Carriers in the Gulf on Tonkin


       
      Mr SAM is always happy to see you

       
      This thud was just lucky!

       
      This thud was not so lucky

       
      What are all those blotches

       
      So still quite intense flying through all the anti air and check 6 for those MiGs as always!

       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
    • By viper63a


      View File F-15 Super Pack NF5 Campaigns Compatible Patch
      F-15 Super Pack NF5 Campaigns Compatible Patch
      By Viper63a   This patch makes the Mudhen Team's F-15 Eagle Super Pack (below) compatible with Nato Fighters 5 Campaigns. -------------------------------------------------------------
      What's included in this mod pack?
      ------------------------------------------------------------- There are two folders with different screen formats in this patch - 1024x768 and 1920x1080.   If you installed or want to the Mudhen Team's F-15 Eagle Super Pack into Nato Fighters 5, You need to update the references of the original F-15s with the news ones for the campaigns. This patch does that job for you. Plus, you get a new set of hi-rez campaign screens as well!   -------------------------------------------------------------
      Installation:
      ------------------------------------------------------------- !! First and always - BACKUP! Make of copy of Nato Fighters 5 Campaigns folders in your Mod folder...   1) Mudhen Team's F-15 Eagle Super Pack must be already install per the readme in that pack.
      2) As always! Back up your current NF5 mod "Campaigns" folder.
      3) Copy the contents of the screen format you want into your NF5 mod "Campaigns" folder. Overwrite any conflicts.   -------------------------------------------------------------   Thats it - Enjoy!   ------------------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------------------- Submitter viper63a Submitted 04/15/2018 Category User Made Campaigns  
    • By viper63a
      F-15 Super Pack NF5 Campaigns Compatible Patch
      By Viper63a   This patch makes the Mudhen Team's F-15 Eagle Super Pack (below) compatible with Nato Fighters 5 Campaigns. -------------------------------------------------------------
      What's included in this mod pack?
      ------------------------------------------------------------- There are two folders with different screen formats in this patch - 1024x768 and 1920x1080.   If you installed or want to the Mudhen Team's F-15 Eagle Super Pack into Nato Fighters 5, You need to update the references of the original F-15s with the news ones for the campaigns. This patch does that job for you. Plus, you get a new set of hi-rez campaign screens as well!   -------------------------------------------------------------
      Installation:
      ------------------------------------------------------------- !! First and always - BACKUP! Make of copy of Nato Fighters 5 Campaigns folders in your Mod folder...   1) Mudhen Team's F-15 Eagle Super Pack must be already install per the readme in that pack.
      2) As always! Back up your current NF5 mod "Campaigns" folder.
      3) Copy the contents of the screen format you want into your NF5 mod "Campaigns" folder. Overwrite any conflicts.   -------------------------------------------------------------   Thats it - Enjoy!   ------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------
    • By viper63a


      View File SF2 F-15 Eagle Super Pack Redux 2018
      This is a full stand-alone pack, no other mod packs are required. This pack is a REPLACEMENT and NOT an upgrade for FastCargo's F-15 Super Pack. You cannot simply install and over-write Fastcargo's F-15 Super Pack with this pack. Nor, can you over-write this pack with Fastcargo's F-15 Super Pack. This pack contains higher resolution jpeg skin files, so if you over-write Fastcargo's pack with this one, you will never see the new skins. If you over-write this pack with Fastcargo's pack, you will lose all the latest data files for flight model, weapons loadout and etc. If you just want the upgraded skins, those skins are available separately in the Skins section of this site. A later versions of those skins are already in this pack, so please don't upgrade this pack with earlier version of Viper63a's skins. Please refer to the "Installation" section in the Readme file, it will explain how you can install this of both packs   - The Mudhen Team!   This pack contains all F-15A thru D Eagle variants (including Js). If you want the F-15E Strike Eagle variants (including SE), you can find them here. ------------------------------------------------------------- What's included in this mod pack?
      -------------------------------------------------------------   ** Main Package:   1) All NEW 4096x Skins in JPG format and tons of new decals (also includes optional 2048x skins).
      2) Repainted Cockpits by Viper63a and RWR list by Spudknocker.
      3) All NEW updated Data and Loadout files from Spudknocker and Fanatic Modder.
      4) All NEW 1920x1080 *Hangar.jpg, *Loading.jpg and *Loadout.tga (also includes optional 1024x768 screens).
      5) Excellent new weapons and ejection seats from Ravenclaw_007!
      6) Excellent Florian Pilot upgrades by JAT81500!
      7) Excellent Hi-Rez F-15A skins from Pappy!   * Included Jets:   F-15A/B, F-15A/B BAZ (+AUP), F-15C/D, F-15C/D Akef (+AUP), F-15C/D HAF, F-15C/D SAF, F-15DJ, F-15J JASDF including fictional HAF anf GAF Eagles.   * Included squadrons:   USAF: 1st Wing (LA/FF), 3rd Wing (AK), 18th Wing (ZZ), 32nd Wing (CR), 33rd Wing (EG), 36th Wing (BT), 48th Wing (LN), 49th Wing (HO), 85the Wing (IS), 154th ANG (HH), 325th Wing (TY and 318th Star), 366th Wing (MO) and the 405th Wing (LA). All or some of the squadrons from these Wings are represented in this pack. 
      IDF: Two variations of the Israeli 133rd (Twin Tail) and 106th (Spearhead) Squadrons.
      JASDF: 201st, 203rd, 204th, 303rd, 304th, 305th, 306th, and Aggressors Squadrons.
      SAF: 5th and 13th Squadrons.
      HAF: Fictional 338th (Ares) and 339th (Ajax) Squadrons.
      GAF: Fictional Jg71N90J, Jg72N90J, Jg73N90J and Jg74N90J Squadrons.   ** The same squadrons may be represented in many different folders (81, 85...etc), but the planes gets dirtier with age and the decals changes, and weapon capabilities and loadout changes with the years.   ** Optional Package: (You're on your own here...for advanced players...)   Please refer to the Readme in the "Optional" folder to...
      1) Install Additional/Alternate 1024x768 and 1920x1080 Hangar and Loading screens.
      2) Install 1024x768 Hangar and Loading screens. This pack has 1920x1080 screens by default.
      3) Downgrade the default 4096x to 2048x skins if you have performance issues with the larger skins.   -------------------------------------------------------------
      Installation:
      ------------------------------------------------------------- >> WARNING! Read Carefully if you have or plan to install Fastcargo's F-15 Super Pack...   !! First and always - BACKUP! Make of copy of the F-15* folders in your Mod folders...Objects\Aircraft and Decals folders...   ** Option 1) If you already have Fastcargo's F-15 Super Pack or a previous version of this pack installed...      a) Backup and delete the following folders (if you have them) in <Your mod folder locations>\Objects\Aircraft\...   !! DO NOT DELETE the stock TW "F-15A_Baz" folder! This pack DOES NOT REPLACE stock TW "F-15A_Baz"!   F-15A
      F-15A_76
      F-15A_82
      F-15A_85
      F-15A_Baz_76
      F-15A_Baz_91
      F-15A_Baz_AUP
      F-15B_76
      F-15B_82
      F-15B_85
      F-15B_Baz_78
      F-15B_Baz_91
      F-15B_Baz_AUP
      F-15C
      F-15C_02
      F-15C_10
      F-15C_82
      F-15C_85
      F-15C_91
      F-15C_AGRS
      F-15C_AGRS_AI
      F-15C_Akef
      F-15C_Akef_85
      F-15C_AUP
      F-15C_GAF
      F-15C_HAF_89
      F-15C_SAF
      F-15C_SAF_90
      F-15C_SAF_91
      F-15D
      F-15DJ
      F-15DJ_03
      F-15DJ_87
      F-15DJ_97
      F-15D_02
      F-15D_82
      F-15D_85
      F-15D_91
      F-15D_Akef
      F-15D_Akef_85
      F-15D_AUP
      F-15D_HAF_89
      F-15D_SAF
      F-15D_SAF_90
      F-15D_SAF_91
      F-15J
      F-15J_03
      F-15J_87
      F-15J_97      *) Note: You can combine all the "To_Mod_Folder" folders and then copy the content to your Saved Game mod folder if you like.      b) Copy the contents of the uncompressed "To_Mod_Folder" folder from the ACF15AB pack into your Saved Game mod folder. Overwrite any conflicts.
         c) Copy the contents of the uncompressed "To_Mod_Folder" folder from the ACF15CD pack into your Saved Game mod folder. Overwrite any conflicts.
         d) Copy the contents of the uncompressed "To_Mod_Folder" folder from the ACF15DJ pack into your Saved Game mod folder. Overwrite any conflicts.
         e) Copy the contents of the uncompressed "To_Mod_Folder" folder from the F15_ETC pack into your Saved Game mod folder. Overwrite any conflicts.
        
      ** Option 2) If you installed this mod and want to install Fastcargo's F-15 Super Pack...      a) Install Fastcargo's F-15 Super Pack and overwrite...
         b) Go back to install option 1)...   ** Option 3) If you don't have Fastcargo's F-15 Super Pack already install...      *) Note: You can combine all the "To_Mod_Folder" folders and then copy the content to your Saved Game mod folder if you like.      a) Copy the contents of the uncompressed "To_Mod_Folder" folder from the ACF15AB pack into your Saved Game mod folder. Overwrite any conflicts.
         b) Copy the contents of the uncompressed "To_Mod_Folder" folder from the ACF15CD pack into your Saved Game mod folder. Overwrite any conflicts.
         c) Copy the contents of the uncompressed "To_Mod_Folder" folder from the ACF15DJ pack into your Saved Game mod folder. Overwrite any conflicts.
         d) Copy the contents of the uncompressed "To_Mod_Folder" folder from the F15_ETC pack into your Saved Game mod folder. Overwrite any conflicts.   -------------------------------------------------------------
      Add F15 SoundList
      -------------------------------------------------------------   Lastly, but highly recommended. Read the "Add F15 SoundList.txt" readme file on adding the F-15 sound files included in this pack to your "Flight\SoundList.ini" file.   -------------------------------------------------------------   Thats it - Enjoy!   -------------------------------------------------------------
      -------------------------------------------------------------
      Credits:
      -------------------------------------------------------------
      -------------------------------------------------------------
      The Mudhen Maintenance Team 2016
      -------------------------------------------------------------
      Viper63a - Upgraded Skins, Decals, Cockpit and Menu Screens.
      Spudknocker - Upgraded Flight Model and Weapons Loadout.
      Fanatic Modder - Upgraded Flight Model and Engine Emitters.
      Crusader - Upgraded and added 2012 FM and Cockpits to pack!
      RavenClaw_007 - Freaking insane Weapons and Ejection Seats!
      JAT81500 - For the excellent Florian Pilot upgrades!
      Hi Ho Silvers - AfterBurner Mod.
      Nengajyou Aki -JASDF Serial Decals.
      Stick - Beta testing and assistance with FM - THANK YOU! April 2016   -------------------------------------------------------------
      Salute to the 2010 F-15 Super Pack Team for the original
      F-15 Super Pack!
      -------------------------------------------------------------
      TK - For the ThirdWire series of sims.
      The Mirage Factory - For the nice F-15D MSIP aircraft...in particular Flying Toaster, wpnssgt, and Dave for making the F-15 MAX files available for me to play with.
      Kei Nagase - For the awesome skins for the F-15 ACTIVE.
      AleDucat - For the nice ACES II ejection seat models.
      Deuces - For the F-15 Afterburner and weapon effects.
      Diego - For the Modern USAF Pilot skins.
      Fubar512 - For the FM work.
      JimmyBib - For the F-15C cockpit flight control textures.
      MoonJumper - Avionics work.
      Sundowner - Textures.
      USAFMTL/Dave - Decals.
      Wpnssgt - Models, Textures.
      Kesselburt - Original F-15C cockpit.
      Kout - Loading and Hanger Screens.
      Kct - Textures and decals for the F-15SG.
      Brain32 - Improved/new textures for F-15C cockpit.
      Mago - F-15E Cockpit.
      331KillerBee - SF2 Weapons Pack (basis for some of the weapons included).
      Lexx Luthor - Siberian Sky Experimental 3-D Rocket Exhaust
      JAT81500 - F-15E Cockpit avionics and HUD work.
      To my fellows at Combatace for helping me beta test and work out bugs.
      Any errors or mistakes are entirely mine. FastCargo
      12 Jan 10 Submitter viper63a Submitted 05/29/2016 Category F-15  
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