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  1. Great work Paulo - TY
  2. North American F-86H Sabre - No.14 Squadron, Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1966
  3. North American F-86H Sabre - No.2 Squadron, Belgian Air Force, 1961 Skin Credit: Pappychksix
  4. Dassault-Breguet Étendard FRS.1 - 806 Naval Air Squadron, Royal Navy, 1968 Skin Credit: Paulopanz
  5. Version Version 1


    Lavochkin La-19 'Flipflop' for STRIKE FIGHTERS 2 This is a very simple mod of the stock Third Wire A-4E to give a fictional La-19 'Skyhawkski' for the Soviet Naval Aviation. INSTRUCTIONS 1. From the AIRCRAFT folder drag and drop the La-19 folder into your Aircraft folder. 2. From the DECALS folder drag and drop the La-19 folder into your main Decals folder. 3. From the SOUNDS folder drag and drop the La-19 folder into your main Sounds folder. 4. From the WEAPONS folder drag and drop the SOVMER & SOVTER folders into your main Weapons folder. Suggested Download: Pilot 'Red3210' (not included) CREDITS Thanks to TK and Third Wire for the continuous improvement of a great little game/sim. And thanks to everyone in the wider Third Wire community. Regards Spinners Version 1 - 08/08/14
  6. Luftstreitkräfte MiG-23 'Fishstick-A' Great work Logan4!
  7. Mikoyan-Gurevich Ye-8A and M

    Fantastic! Thank you and thank you for the templates too!
  8. Aeritalia G.91Y - No.42 squadron, Belgian Air Force, 1972
  9. MiG-23-11 Flogger Prototype

    Awesome. Flying this in 1968 I took out four F-4E's.
  10. Just checking in to say thank you for this mod and also to say that Photo Number 6 is possibly the greatest ever SF screenshot! Stunning!
  11. Mikoyan MiG-29A 'Fulcrum' - Mongolian Air Force, 1999
  12. Lockheed F-19A Sniper - VMFT-401, United States Marine Corps, 1985 Only during the mid-1980's was it revealed that an unexpected outcome of President Nixon's historic visit to China in 1972 was the purchase of 30 Shenyang J-6 fighters for use as Aggressor aircraft. The aircraft were clandestinely delivered early in 1974 with the US Navy taking 22 aircraft and the US Marine Corps taking the balance of 8 which entered service with VMFT-401 in April 1976. In service, the aircraft were supported by specialist teams from Lockheed and were eventually designated F-19A with the unofficial name of 'Sniper'.
  13. Started in the mid-1980's the PZL-230 'Skorpion Projekt' was an ambitious attempt to provide the Polish Air Force with an affordable modern attack aircraft but in 1990 the Polish Air Force cranked in further requirements for speed, range and payload leading to a heavier and ultimately more expensive aircraft. By 1991 Poland was enduring a difficult transition from a communist to a capitalist economy and the project appeared to be heading for cancellation but the management team at PZL Okęcie were convinced that a sizeable market existed for the 'Skorpion Projekt' and actively sought a partner to develop their design eventually approaching several aerospace companies in Europe, the US and former USSR but to no avail. However, in January 1992 representatives from the state-owned Parani Aviation Company (PAC - who had developed the indigenous Piranha jet fighter in the late 1950's) contacted PZL to propose a collaboration to develop and produce the Skorpion for their respective air forces and for export. At an early stage it was agreed to have two assembly lines with PZL to be responsible for all Polish orders and subsequent European exports and PAC to be responsible for all Parani orders and all exports outside of Europe. It is understood that Paran agreed to accept a higher split on development costs because of the wider export market open to them. With heavy financial backing from oil-rich Paran the design and development moved quickly and the prototype Skorpion took to the skies in October 1995 and was soon joined by the first of a pre-production batch of 8 Skorpions eventually forming a bi-service development squadron based in Paran and taking advantage of the clear skies over the Parani desert. Paran claimed priority for deliveries and formed the first Skorpion squadron in 1998 with Poland deferring deliveries for their own air force until 2001 due to financial pressures but by this time the Skorpion had become a modest export success with PZL securing exports to many of the former Soviet Union client states but with PAC only exporting a few Skorpions to Syria. [/url]http://combatace.com/files/file/8772-pzl-230-f-skorpion/ http://combatace.com...ion-co-piranha/
  14. I heard that he was running one of the largest cannabis farms in California. I feel the need... The need for weed!
  15. Decades ago when I was in my early teens I bought a book called "A Pictorial History of the RAF - Volume 3 1945 to 1969" and perhaps my interest in 'what if's' can be found from within those pages. Page 82 refers to the 1950 RAF display at Farnborough, where the famous Amiens Jail raid was recreated and shows a delightful picture of six clipped-wing Spitfires in full WW2 Luftwaffe markings "masquerading as Messerschmitt Bf109's" - a lovely phrase don't you think? Anyway, this thread is for 'what if's' that use an aircraft to pretend to be an entirely different aircraft and probably from a different nation. This isn't just decals added to an F-14 to make an RAF Tomcat (guilty as charged!) but something entirely different like my Aero L.23 that is a Super Mystere masquerading as a fictional Cold War Czech fighter. A more recent example was my Lavochkin La-13 'Fibber' using the Focke-Wulf Ta-183 Wrench (the original 'what if' guru of this site) has done a couple of 'masquerades' and here is his Northrop F-79 Manta So, there you go. C'mon, give us your 'masquerades'! If you've done one before, repost it here. Give us your thoughts, give us some ideas and give us some pictures!
  16. Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S.56 - No.2 Squadron, Belgian Air Force, 1972 Skin Credit: Sheriff001
  17. Seems to be stuck on 60 contributers now. A real shame!
  18. ^ TK could do no worse than use that screenshot to advertise the series on his own store. Cancel that as it is, indeed, from his own store!
  19. Now that I've retired money is a bit tighter (I'm still 9 years away from getting state pension) but I'll have this wonderful lite sim to help occupy my time so I've donated.
  20. Sukhois

    They'll be here in time for SF3

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