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  1. Foreigners in the RAF (Spitfire Mk IIa)
  2. Possibly the original image:
  3. Editing the alias.lst might help. You can create the desired decal list with a few clicks in MS Excel or similar software.
  4. Here is one more: No 421 Sqn: Apr-May 1942 Canadian, AU Interesting fact: In 1941, the personal plane of Douglas Bader was a Spit Va, even though the wing he commanded flew the cannon-armed Vb. He thought that the machine-gun armament was more effective against fighters (especially at close range) than the then-troublesome cannons.
  5. RAF units that used the Spit V.a with operational dates, short info and sqn codes: No 26 Sqn: Mar-Nov 1944 Artillery spotters for the Royal Navy, RM No 54 Sqn: May-Nov 1941 Fighter, KL No 66 Sqn: Feb-Mar 1942 Fighter, LZ No 116 Sqn: Oct-Dec 1942 Anti Aircraft Calibration Unit, II No 130 Sqn: Oct-Dec 1941 Fighter, PJ No 133 Sqn: Jan-Mar 1942 Fighter (Eagle Squadron), MD No 134 Sqn: Dec 1941-Feb 1942 No 154 Sqn: Feb-Apr 1942 Fighter, HT No 164 Sqn: Apr-Sep 1942 Argentine-British Sqn, FJ No 165 Sqn: Apr-Jun 1942 SK No 332 Sqn: Jun 1942-Apr 1942 AH (should be Jan instead of Jun...?) No 349 Sqn: Jun-Sep 1943 Belgian, GE These are what I have found so far. There may be others (though not likely due to the limited number this version was built in).
  6. Select a resolution with '...x 32' (32 bit) in the end.
  7. Wrench, Your description above says that you created templates for Pasko's Wildcat. However, it seems that it has not been uploaded. Could you share it, if possible? Thanks.
  8. This might help: https://combatace.com/files/file/10458-catpack-archiving-utility
  9. Just to create some more confusion... It seems that the last batch of 18 F-4Gs were converted no sooner than 1989. At least some of them were formerly assigned to the 51st TFW (as F-4Es) in South Korea. When the 51st transitioned to the F-16 in 1988-89, their Phantoms were handed over to the RoKAF, except for FY69 ones, which were sent back to the States for F-4G conversion (see the links below). Here is 69-7551 (included in the list of the last 18 above), still as an F-4E of the 36th TFS sometime during the late '80s: The links below will get you to two photos showing FY69 F-4Es being ferried back to the States for F-4G conversion. They were taken in January 1989 over the Pacific. Everything I'm stating here can be found in the captions below the images. Here is 69-0290 (included in the list of the last 18 above). And here is 69-0303 (included in the list of the last 18 above). Maybe we can try to track down the remaining 15 in the list for more proof.
  10. This is from my ever-expanding archives: 561 TFS, 37 TFW. Deployment to Jever in Sep 1981: 69-0245 69-7201 69-7260 69-7303 69-7560 69-7571 69-7572 69-7580 69-7231 69-7272 69-7566 69-0274 563 TFS, 37 TFW. Deployment to Wildenrath in Sep 1981: 69-0240 69-0261 69-7208 69-7216 69-7219 69-7234 69-7258 69-7302 69-7546 69-7581 69-7582 69-7587 69-0274 (this last one had yellow markings, obviously a 561 TFS bird, see last serial above) 561 TFS, 37 TFW. Deployment to Jever in June-July 1984: 69-0238 69-0246 69-0267 69-0297 69-7201 69-7209 69-7223 69-7257 69-7298 69-7301 69-7560 69-7561 69-7571 69-7572 69-7588 69-7251 69-7290 561 TFS, 35 TFW. Deployment to Jever in Nov-Dec 1989: 69-0251 69-0261 69-7260 69-7287 69-7300 69-7303 69-7550 69-0281 561 FS, 57 WG. Deployment to Incirlik (Provide Comfort II) in Jan-Oct 1994: 69-0247 69-0253 69-0278 69-7232 69-7291 69-7295 69-0241 69-7579 69-0248 69-0265 Desert Storm: 23 TFS, 52 TFW, Incirlik: 69-0228 69-0244 69-0247 69-0260 69-0269 (it is possible that this plane was still painted in Euro I camo) 69-0274 69-0285 69-7209 69-7228 69-7291 69-7546 69-7556 69-7562 69-7582 81 TFS, 52 TFW, Sheikh Isa: 69-0242 69-0245 69-0248 69-0251 69-0253 69-0270 (it is possible that this plane was still painted in Euro I camo) 69-0278 (possibly with 23 TFS markings) 69-0286 69-0293 69-0587 69-7210 69-7212 (possibly with 23 TFS markings) 69-7234 69-7237 69-7267 69-7268 69-7286 69-7293 69-7556 69-7558 69-7559 69-7566 (it is possible that this plane was still painted in Euro I camo) 69-7571 561 TFS, 35 TFW, Sheikh Isa: 69-0207 69-0243 69-0246 69-0265 69-0273 69-0561 69-7201 69-7216 69-7231 69-7233 69-7263 (with one-piece canopy shield) 69-7303 Yep, planes were indeed moved between squadrons.
  11. 5 May 2017 (yes, it is today). Recce Phantoms land for the last time in Europe. This day marks the retirement of the last RF-4E Phantoms of the Hellenic Air Force. "This jet will remain deeply rooted in our hearts. It not only represents 15 tonnes of metal, it is our most faithful friend, the one that offered us unforgettable moments, it’s a piece of our lives. The last Hellenic RF-4E Phantom II will land for the last time on May 5, 2017. Goodbye friend…" - Lt Col Dimitrios Papadimitriou, the last commander of 348 MTA.
  12. SF1+2

  13. 1. slp Base: Budejovice Airbase MiG-21MF MiG-23MF MiG-23ML 4. slp Base: Pardubice Airbase MiG-21MA MiG-21MF 5. slp Base: Dobrany Airbase MiG-21F MiG-21MA/MF 6. sbolp Base: Prerov (not included on stock GermanyCE map) MiG-21MF Su-22M4 8. slp Base: Brno (not included on stock GermanyCE map) MiG-21PF (used until '89) MiG-21PFM MiG-21MF (used from '89) 9. slp Base: Bechyne Airbase MiG-21PF (used until '89) MiG-21PFM (Possibly some MiG-21MA/MF as well to replace the MiG-21PF) 11. slp Base: Zatec Airbase MiG-21PFM MiG-23MF (used until '89) MiG-29 (used from '89) 20. sbolp Base: Namest nad Oslavou (not included on stock GermanyCE map) Su-7BKL (used until '89) Su-22M4 Su-7U (used until '89) L-29 Su-22UM-3K 28. sbolp Base: Cáslav Airbase MiG-23BN 30. blp Base: Pardubice Airbase Su-25K 47. pzlp Base: Hradec Kralove (not included on stock GermanyCE map) L-29R (used until '89) MiG-21R Su-22M4 SLP - Fighter Regiment, SBOLP - Fighter-bomber Regiment, PZLP - Recon Regiment Source: http://forum.valka.cz
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