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ODS Warbirds: F-117A NightHawk ODS30 Squadrons


SF2 F-117A NightHawk ODS30 Squadrons

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This pack contains the stand-alone version of the F-117A NightHawk aircrafts from "Operation Desert Storm: 30th Anniversary". This mod contains accurate ODS livery, nose art and serial numbers from ODS. This is just a sample of what you will find in the expansive "Operation Desert Storm: 30th Anniversary" pack. If you like what you see and want (much much) more! You can download "Operation Desert Storm: 30th Anniversary" here...

https://combatace.com/files/file/17521-operation-desert-storm-30th-anniversary-edition/

!! DO NOT INSTALL THIS MOD into the "Operation Desert Storm: 30th Anniversary" pack. That pack already has these aircrafts, customized for the ODS30 theater!

* Sources:
http://www.f-117a.com/DS.html
https://www.dstorm.eu/pages/en/usa/f-117.html

* Included Jet: 
F-117A NightHawk

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Installation...
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1) Copy the contents of the "To_Mod_Folder" folder into your mod folder and over-write if required.

2) Update your "...\Flight\SOUNDLIST.INI" with the contents of the "Add F117 SoundList.txt". Please don't forget to maintain the number sequence in the sound list.

3) Check, ensure (or update) all the squadrons in this pack is in your "SQUADRONLIST.INI" file. Once you look at that file, you will know what to do. 

* Tweaked and Tested by the ODS30 team!
* Mod Direction and Optimization - Menrva
* Additional Data and Weapons improvements - Yakarov79.
* Additional Sound tweaks and updates - Guuruu.
* Accurate Skins and Decals - Viper63a

Thanks and Enjoy!

=Viper63a=

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* Please see the "~Original Readme" folder for original credits and previous contributors. All credit goes to those who came before me. Without them, this pack would not be possible. 

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Credits: 
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              LOCKHEED F-117A NIGHTHAWK Ver 1.1
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http://combatace.com/files/file/14233-lockheed-f-117a-nighthawk-for-sf2/

                  By Dels

                  Dated 3rd September 2013

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  http://forum.combatace.com/index.php?showtopic=26131
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DISCLAIMER
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This is a third party add on of the F-117A using a model
and cockpit created by me.
The original flight model was made by Fubar512 but modified
by me.

It is designed for and works in the SF2 series of games.

VERSION NOTES
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This package is as close as I could get to representing the
F-117A in service with the USAF at the time of Operation
Desert Storm.

There are some parts which I have compromised the detail
on or removed all together in order to achieve an acceptable
level of detail without reducing game performance or increasing
development time.
An example of this is the arrestor hook. The real F-117A has a door
that jettisons when the hook is deployed. I have modelled the
door to open and close so consequently, the hook is retractable.

Animation Key #1 to open/close the refuel door.
Animation Key #2 to extend/retract the COMM and NAV antennas.
Animation Key #10 to open/close the canopy.
Weapon bay doors are automatic on weapon release.
Brake chute will only deploy while on the ground, below 100kts and
with the airbrake extended.

The ejection seat included in this package comes from ravenclaw's
ACES II Ejection Seat for A-10 vers. 1.0 so all the credit goes
to him.
The original package is available for download from:

http://combatace.com/files/file/12472-aces-ii-ejection-seat-for-a-10/

INSTALLATION
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Very simple, extract the files from the archive to your
C:\Users\*NAME*\Saved Games\ThirdWire\StrikeFighters2 folder.

Next,

You will need to add the following to your Squadronlist.ini
file which should be in your Flight AND Pilot Data folders.
This is so the Unit Names show up. (*NOTE* This is not
essential). Make sure the XXX is replaced with the next
number in sequence in your file:

[SquadronXXX]
Name=415TFS
DisplayName=415th TFS Nightstalkers
Nation=USAF

The 416th TFS should already be in your Squadronlist.ini, but
if not, add the following:

[SquadronXXX]
Name=416TFS
DisplayName=416th TFS Silver Knights
Nation=USAF

*NOTE* If you do not have a Squadronlist.ini file in your Flight 
folder you will need to extract it from the MissionData001.CAT
file in your Flight folder using the CatPack utility.

That's it.

You will need Diego's MODUSAF pilot skin for the pilot,
or you can use whatever skin you like by editing the
F-117A_Data.ini file.

REMOVAL
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Reverse the above steps.

CREDITS
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Aircraft, Cockpit, Skins, Decals and .ini work - Me

FM - Fubar512 (with some modifications by me)

ACESII Ejection seat - ravenclaw

Pilot skin - Old Diego

Testing - The ODS team

THANKS
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A MASSIVE thanks to Crusader for all his very useful
reference material and support without which this package
could not exist!

Thanks to all on the forum for their continuing and always
useful support.

Hope you enjoy it as much as I have had making it.

Dels
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      >Disclaimer:
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