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  1. You should post the ini of the actual "weapon" too, maybe the problem is there.
  2. View File SF2 TW A-4C+L Skyhawk layered Templates (4096x4096) TW A-4C+L Skyhawk layered Templates v1.0 ============================================ This is "my precious" - layered templates for TW's A-4C+L Skyhawks. These are also the replacement for the older templates I once released. These can be used to create Skins for Thirdwires A-4C, C_65 and L Skyhawks. Included is the standard USN/USMC Gray/White camo with up to 5 patterns (depending on part). Most markings come in several variations and/or colors. With the help of mue's great LODViewer I included UVMaps for the planes. Notes & Issues -------------- - layergroups are reduced to just one level, so other software may be used without major problems from this PS-feature (though I did not test this in GIMP, etc.) - I removed all layer masks, as I was told, work with them is difficult or not really known Credits & Thanks ---------------- Thirdwire + TK for the Skyhawk-models and a great game mue for his great LODViewer everyone that helped me active or passive in the process of learning to create skins/templates. If I forgot someone, contact me please! Also if you have problems or advices for improvements feel free to contact me. A final wish: If you like this template so much, that you create and release skins from it, feel free to give proper credit... Have fun, Over&Out Nyghtfall 17_06_2018 Submitter Nyghtfall Submitted 06/17/2018 Category Skin Templates  
  3. Version 1.0.0

    22 downloads

    TW A-4C+L Skyhawk layered Templates v1.0 ============================================ This is "my precious" - layered templates for TW's A-4C+L Skyhawks. These are also the replacement for the older templates I once released. These can be used to create Skins for Thirdwires A-4C, C_65 and L Skyhawks. Included is the standard USN/USMC Gray/White camo with up to 5 patterns (depending on part). Most markings come in several variations and/or colors. With the help of mue's great LODViewer I included UVMaps for the planes. Notes & Issues -------------- - layergroups are reduced to just one level, so other software may be used without major problems from this PS-feature (though I did not test this in GIMP, etc.) - I removed all layer masks, as I was told, work with them is difficult or not really known Credits & Thanks ---------------- Thirdwire + TK for the Skyhawk-models and a great game mue for his great LODViewer everyone that helped me active or passive in the process of learning to create skins/templates. If I forgot someone, contact me please! Also if you have problems or advices for improvements feel free to contact me. A final wish: If you like this template so much, that you create and release skins from it, feel free to give proper credit... Have fun, Over&Out Nyghtfall 17_06_2018
  4. If you read carefully, you will see, that yakarovs answer (#2) is exactly, what you wanted to know. Using another partition for mods. And of course you can install SF2 on another drive - just like any other piece of software. I myself have a separate partition just for SF2 + Mods + Modding-Stuff. The only files on C are some inis, that contain the links to the actual locations. In short: Save your SF2+Mods-Folders, deinstall SF2, install it again on another drive, edit the files on c (options.ini iirc), start the game once. Delete the contents of the Mod-Folder the game just created. After that copy your saved Mod-Folder(s) to that new location. Thats it.
  5. View File SF2 TW A-4E+F Skyhawk layered Templates (4096x4096) TW A-4E+F Skyhawk layered Templates (4k) v1.0 ============================================ This is "my precious" - layered templates for TW's A-4E+F Skyhawks in 4096x4096. These are also the replacement for the older templates I once released. These can be used to create Skins for Thirdwires A-4E, E_65, E_67 and F Skyhawks. Derivates of them (A-4G+K for example) should work too. Included are 2 Camouflages: - Standard USN/USMC Gray/White with several different patterns - experimental Camouflage from VA-155 in 1966 Most markings come in several variations and/or colors. With the help of mue's great LODViewer I included UVMaps for the planes. Notes & Issues -------------- - layergroups are reduced to just one level, so other software may be used without major problems from this PS-feature (though I did not test this in GIMP, etc.) - I removed all layer masks, as I was told, work with them is difficult or not really known Credits & Thanks ---------------- Thirdwire + TK for the Skyhawk-models and a great game mue for his great LODViewer everyone that helped me active or passive in the process of learning to create skins/templates. If I forgot someone, contact me please! Also if you have problems or advices for improvements feel free to contact me. A final wish: If you like this template so much, that you create and release skins from it, feel free to give proper credit... Have fun, Over&Out Nyghtfall 12_06_2018 Submitter Nyghtfall Submitted 06/12/2018 Category Skin Templates  
  6. Version 1.0.0

    30 downloads

    TW A-4E+F Skyhawk layered Templates (4k) v1.0 ============================================ This is "my precious" - layered templates for TW's A-4E+F Skyhawks in 4096x4096. These are also the replacement for the older templates I once released. These can be used to create Skins for Thirdwires A-4E, E_65, E_67 and F Skyhawks. Derivates of them (A-4G+K for example) should work too. Included are 2 Camouflages: - Standard USN/USMC Gray/White with several different patterns - experimental Camouflage from VA-155 in 1966 Most markings come in several variations and/or colors. With the help of mue's great LODViewer I included UVMaps for the planes. Notes & Issues -------------- - layergroups are reduced to just one level, so other software may be used without major problems from this PS-feature (though I did not test this in GIMP, etc.) - I removed all layer masks, as I was told, work with them is difficult or not really known Credits & Thanks ---------------- Thirdwire + TK for the Skyhawk-models and a great game mue for his great LODViewer everyone that helped me active or passive in the process of learning to create skins/templates. If I forgot someone, contact me please! Also if you have problems or advices for improvements feel free to contact me. A final wish: If you like this template so much, that you create and release skins from it, feel free to give proper credit... Have fun, Over&Out Nyghtfall 12_06_2018
  7. This is a AGM-45 Shrike-missile, that needs a missile-rail. If you select that missile (aswell as AGM-12B Bullpup-A) on a pylon, you need to select the according rail too. Look at the pictures, I hope that helps. You can blame TK for not adding all needed rails to the Skyhawk-models. :P It's a workaround to get the looks right.
  8. View File SF2 Vietnam Scooters - A-4 Skyhawk in Vietnam Vietnam Scooters - v0.01 ============================= *** SF2, SF2V required. Tested in full 5-merged installation *** This is a first result of a project I started a long time ago. My aim was to do up-to-date skins of all Skyhawk-units with all their deployments, that saw action in Vietnam in a good resolution and with a lot more details added, that the stock skins of TW had. So this project will contain more then 135 skins for 9 different Skyhawks-models once it is finished. As SF2 isn't getting any younger (me neither :P) and the way to the finish line is still far out, I release this first pack with the skins I finished so far. The current pack only contains A_4E, E_65, E_67 and F stuff, as A-4B+C still need cockpit-repaints and re-export of the skins, I already did. Have Fun! some Information: -------------------------------- - skins in 4096x4096 resolution - new droptanks for all planes (you can choose from 2 different tanks on the wings and up to 3 for centerline) - added buddy-refueling pod in 2 different versions (deployed hose and retracted hose) - added invisible skids to make belly-landings possible - added missing Missile-Rails (LAU-7 for Sidewinder, LAU-34 for Shrike and Bullpup-A) - repainted cockpits (same as in my released Skyhawk cockpit repaint mod) - added some new parts via FakePilot-Method (TM) like additional ECM-antennae, second Chaff-Dispenser, missing Tail-light and a small gimmick the bomb damage assessment camera, that was occasionaly used on the centerline-pylon (currently only on A-4E) - loadout.inis are updated for the additional missile-rails and use mostly stock weapons as I don't want to include tons of weapons - included weapons are included only, because of placement-issues and have a Specificstationcode= added. - BuNo are always correct for the squadron and if possible for the single plane - Pilotnames on the planes should be seen a "snapshot" (same goes for BuNos), pilots changed, aswell as the commander of a squadron within the cruise. - several markings and maintenance stencils differ in style to bring some diversity to the skins - some Skins are available for 2 Skyhawk-models (either E+E_65 or E_65+E_67), because in '65 the Scooter received ECM and CM-Dispenser and in '67 some E's received the then-new avionics hump. It appears to me, that planes were retrofitted one by one, so old and new were used side-by-side, which is not possible in SF2. So the way to go is to upgrade all planes at a given date within the cruise. Squadrons included in v0.01 ------------------------------------------------ for A-4E: - VA-56 Champions, USS Ticonderoga, 4/64 to 12/64 - VA-72 Blue Hawks, USS Independence, 5/65 to 12/65 - VA-155 Silver Foxes, USS Coral Sea, 12/64 to 11/65 - VA-163 Saints, USS Oriskany, 4/65 to 12/65 - VA-164 Ghost Riders, USS Oriskany, 4/65 to 12/65 for A-4E_65: - VA-12 Flying Ubangis, USS F.D.Roosevelt, 6/66 to 2/67 - VA-46 Clansmen, USS Forrestal, 6/67 to 9/67 - VA-56 Champions, USS Ticonderoga, 9/65 to 4/66 - VA-56 Champions, USS Enterprise, 1/68 to 7/68 - VA-72 Blue Hawks, USS Independence, 5/65 to 12/65 - VA-72 Blue Hawks, USS F.D.Roosevelt, 6/66 to 2/67 - VA-94 Mighty Shrikes, USS Bon Homme Richard, 1/68 to 10/68 - VA-106 Gladiators, USS Forrestal, 6/67 to 9/67 - VA-144 Roadrunners, USS Bon Homme Richard, 11/67 to 6/68 - VA-153 Blue Tail Flies, USS Coral Sea, 7/67 to 4/68 - VA-155 Silver Foxes, USS Coral Sea, 12/64 to 11/65 - VA-155 Silver Foxes, USS Constellation, 5/66 to 9/66 (Camo) - VA-155 Silver Foxes, USS Constellation, 10/66 to 12/66 - VA-155 Silver Foxes, USS Coral Sea, 7/67 to 4/68 - VA-163 Saints, USS Oriskany, 4/65 to 12/65 - VA-163 Saints, USS Oriskany, 5/66 to 11/66 - VA-163 Saints, USS Oriskany, 6/67 to 1/68 - VA-163 Saints, USS Oriskany, 7/68 to 3/69 - VA-164 Ghost Riders, USS Oriskany, 4/65 to 12/65 - VA-164 Ghost Riders, USS Oriskany, 5/66 to 11/66 - VA-164 Ghost Riders, USS Oriskany, 5/67 to 1/68 - VA-164 Ghost Riders, USS Hancock, 7/68 to 3/69 - VA-192 Golden Dragons, USS Ticonderoga, 11/66 to 5/67 for A-4E_67: - VA-94 Mighty Shrikes, USS Bon Homme Richard, 3/69 to 10/69 - VA-94 Mighty Shrikes, USS Bon Homme Richard, 4/70 to 11/70 - VA-144 Roadrunners, USS Bon Homme Richard, 3/69 to 10/69 - VA-152 Fighting Aces, USS Shangri-La, 3/70 to 12/70 - VA-192 Golden Dragons, USS Ticonderoga, 11/66 to 5/67 for A-4F: - VA-22 Fighting Redcocks, USS Bon Homme Richard, 3/69 to 10/69 - VA-22 Fighting Redcocks, USS Bon Homme Richard, 4/70 to 11/70 - VA-23 Black Knights, USS Oriskany, 12/67 to 8/68 - VA-23 Black Knights, USS Oriskany, 4/69 to 11/69 - VA-55 Warhorses, USS Hancock, 7/68 to 3/69 - VA-55 Warhorses, USS Hancock, 8/69 to 4/70 - VA-55 Warhorses, USS Hancock, 10/70 to 6/71 - VA-55 Warhorses, USS Hancock, 1/72 to 10/72 - VA-144 Roadrunners, USS Bon Homme Richard, 4/70 to 11/70 - VA-153 Blue Tail Flies, USS Coral Sea, 9/68 to 4/69 - VA-155 Silver Foxes, USS Ranger, 10/68 to 5/69 - VA-164 Ghost Riders, USS Hancock, 8/69 to 4/70 - VA-164 Ghost Riders, USS Hancock, 10/70 to 6/71 - VA-192 Golden Dragons, USS Ticonderoga, 12/67 to 8/68 - VA-192 Golden Dragons, USS Oriskany, 4/69 to 11/69 Notes and Issues: ================= - Tanks have generic markings, as they are added as new models. There were 2 options here - old build-in tanks with markings, but totally wrong size or correct size, but generic markings only and I chose the second options - for me the right choice. - This is nothing for rivet-counters. I can asure you, that I tried to be as close to the real markings as possible, but sources are often enough hard to find or only available in bad quality or low resolution or sometimes no detailed info on some markings can be found (for example placement of Modex-numbers on Flaps). Same goes for CAG-Birds. If sources were available - I added them. Sources ======= - Scooter! The Douglas A-4 Skyhawk Story, Crécy 2011 - US Navy and Marine Corpse A-4 Units Of Vietnam War - Osprey Combat Aircraft Vol. 69 - A-4 Skyhawk Association, http://a4skyhawk.org/ - www.GoNavy.jp for BuNos and Pictures - www.Airliners.net - www.navysite.de for CruiseBooks - Google in general Installation ============ !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!! Backup your A-4E, A-4E_65, A-4E_67 and A-4F planefolders, as .inis will be overwritten !!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 1. unzip to a temporary folder 2. open "Put_Content_In_Your_Mod_Folder" and do as you were told, if asked to overwrite, say 'yes' :P 3. enjoy! If a squadron is missing in the loadout screen, you should add the following lines in the squadronlist.ini ("<mod>\pilotdata"-folder) with XXX changed to the next free number: [SquadronXXX] Name=VA12 <-- change to the unit, you need. DisplayName=VA-12 'Flying Ubangis' <-- change to the unit, you need. Nation=USN <-- USN or USMC Credits ======= - Thirdwire and TK for a great game and nice models. - FastCargo for the fakepilot - Alejandro for Escapac-Seat - OldDiego for pilotmodels - ravenclaw_007 for AGM-12C+E Bullpup - ???? for Walleye_I model - ???? for sounds - me - template, skins, decals, ini- and 3D-work of tanks, rails and addons, walleye-repaint Thanks ====== - cocas for help learning 3D-stuff - all modders at CombatAce for their work and inspiration P.S. ==== If you have any problems with this mod or have suggestions and hints, feel free to PM me. 09_06_2018 Submitter Nyghtfall Submitted 06/08/2018 Category A-4  
  9. Version 0.01

    126 downloads

    Vietnam Scooters - v0.01 ============================= *** SF2, SF2V required. Tested in full 5-merged installation *** This is a first result of a project I started a long time ago. My aim was to do up-to-date skins of all Skyhawk-units with all their deployments, that saw action in Vietnam in a good resolution and with a lot more details added, that the stock skins of TW had. So this project will contain more then 135 skins for 9 different Skyhawks-models once it is finished. As SF2 isn't getting any younger (me neither :P) and the way to the finish line is still far out, I release this first pack with the skins I finished so far. The current pack only contains A_4E, E_65, E_67 and F stuff, as A-4B+C still need cockpit-repaints and re-export of the skins, I already did. Have Fun! some Information: -------------------------------- - skins in 4096x4096 resolution - new droptanks for all planes (you can choose from 2 different tanks on the wings and up to 3 for centerline) - added buddy-refueling pod in 2 different versions (deployed hose and retracted hose) - added invisible skids to make belly-landings possible - added missing Missile-Rails (LAU-7 for Sidewinder, LAU-34 for Shrike and Bullpup-A) - repainted cockpits (same as in my released Skyhawk cockpit repaint mod) - added some new parts via FakePilot-Method (TM) like additional ECM-antennae, second Chaff-Dispenser, missing Tail-light and a small gimmick the bomb damage assessment camera, that was occasionaly used on the centerline-pylon (currently only on A-4E) - loadout.inis are updated for the additional missile-rails and use mostly stock weapons as I don't want to include tons of weapons - included weapons are included only, because of placement-issues and have a Specificstationcode= added. - BuNo are always correct for the squadron and if possible for the single plane - Pilotnames on the planes should be seen a "snapshot" (same goes for BuNos), pilots changed, aswell as the commander of a squadron within the cruise. - several markings and maintenance stencils differ in style to bring some diversity to the skins - some Skins are available for 2 Skyhawk-models (either E+E_65 or E_65+E_67), because in '65 the Scooter received ECM and CM-Dispenser and in '67 some E's received the then-new avionics hump. It appears to me, that planes were retrofitted one by one, so old and new were used side-by-side, which is not possible in SF2. So the way to go is to upgrade all planes at a given date within the cruise. Squadrons included in v0.01 ------------------------------------------------ for A-4E: - VA-56 Champions, USS Ticonderoga, 4/64 to 12/64 - VA-72 Blue Hawks, USS Independence, 5/65 to 12/65 - VA-155 Silver Foxes, USS Coral Sea, 12/64 to 11/65 - VA-163 Saints, USS Oriskany, 4/65 to 12/65 - VA-164 Ghost Riders, USS Oriskany, 4/65 to 12/65 for A-4E_65: - VA-12 Flying Ubangis, USS F.D.Roosevelt, 6/66 to 2/67 - VA-46 Clansmen, USS Forrestal, 6/67 to 9/67 - VA-56 Champions, USS Ticonderoga, 9/65 to 4/66 - VA-56 Champions, USS Enterprise, 1/68 to 7/68 - VA-72 Blue Hawks, USS Independence, 5/65 to 12/65 - VA-72 Blue Hawks, USS F.D.Roosevelt, 6/66 to 2/67 - VA-94 Mighty Shrikes, USS Bon Homme Richard, 1/68 to 10/68 - VA-106 Gladiators, USS Forrestal, 6/67 to 9/67 - VA-144 Roadrunners, USS Bon Homme Richard, 11/67 to 6/68 - VA-153 Blue Tail Flies, USS Coral Sea, 7/67 to 4/68 - VA-155 Silver Foxes, USS Coral Sea, 12/64 to 11/65 - VA-155 Silver Foxes, USS Constellation, 5/66 to 9/66 (Camo) - VA-155 Silver Foxes, USS Constellation, 10/66 to 12/66 - VA-155 Silver Foxes, USS Coral Sea, 7/67 to 4/68 - VA-163 Saints, USS Oriskany, 4/65 to 12/65 - VA-163 Saints, USS Oriskany, 5/66 to 11/66 - VA-163 Saints, USS Oriskany, 6/67 to 1/68 - VA-163 Saints, USS Oriskany, 7/68 to 3/69 - VA-164 Ghost Riders, USS Oriskany, 4/65 to 12/65 - VA-164 Ghost Riders, USS Oriskany, 5/66 to 11/66 - VA-164 Ghost Riders, USS Oriskany, 5/67 to 1/68 - VA-164 Ghost Riders, USS Hancock, 7/68 to 3/69 - VA-192 Golden Dragons, USS Ticonderoga, 11/66 to 5/67 for A-4E_67: - VA-94 Mighty Shrikes, USS Bon Homme Richard, 3/69 to 10/69 - VA-94 Mighty Shrikes, USS Bon Homme Richard, 4/70 to 11/70 - VA-144 Roadrunners, USS Bon Homme Richard, 3/69 to 10/69 - VA-152 Fighting Aces, USS Shangri-La, 3/70 to 12/70 - VA-192 Golden Dragons, USS Ticonderoga, 11/66 to 5/67 for A-4F: - VA-22 Fighting Redcocks, USS Bon Homme Richard, 3/69 to 10/69 - VA-22 Fighting Redcocks, USS Bon Homme Richard, 4/70 to 11/70 - VA-23 Black Knights, USS Oriskany, 12/67 to 8/68 - VA-23 Black Knights, USS Oriskany, 4/69 to 11/69 - VA-55 Warhorses, USS Hancock, 7/68 to 3/69 - VA-55 Warhorses, USS Hancock, 8/69 to 4/70 - VA-55 Warhorses, USS Hancock, 10/70 to 6/71 - VA-55 Warhorses, USS Hancock, 1/72 to 10/72 - VA-144 Roadrunners, USS Bon Homme Richard, 4/70 to 11/70 - VA-153 Blue Tail Flies, USS Coral Sea, 9/68 to 4/69 - VA-155 Silver Foxes, USS Ranger, 10/68 to 5/69 - VA-164 Ghost Riders, USS Hancock, 8/69 to 4/70 - VA-164 Ghost Riders, USS Hancock, 10/70 to 6/71 - VA-192 Golden Dragons, USS Ticonderoga, 12/67 to 8/68 - VA-192 Golden Dragons, USS Oriskany, 4/69 to 11/69 Notes and Issues: ================= - Tanks have generic markings, as they are added as new models. There were 2 options here - old build-in tanks with markings, but totally wrong size or correct size, but generic markings only and I chose the second options - for me the right choice. - This is nothing for rivet-counters. I can asure you, that I tried to be as close to the real markings as possible, but sources are often enough hard to find or only available in bad quality or low resolution or sometimes no detailed info on some markings can be found (for example placement of Modex-numbers on Flaps). Same goes for CAG-Birds. If sources were available - I added them. Sources ======= - Scooter! The Douglas A-4 Skyhawk Story, Crécy 2011 - US Navy and Marine Corpse A-4 Units Of Vietnam War - Osprey Combat Aircraft Vol. 69 - A-4 Skyhawk Association, http://a4skyhawk.org/ - www.GoNavy.jp for BuNos and Pictures - www.Airliners.net - www.navysite.de for CruiseBooks - Google in general Installation ============ !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!! Backup your A-4E, A-4E_65, A-4E_67 and A-4F planefolders, as .inis will be overwritten !!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 1. unzip to a temporary folder 2. open "Put_Content_In_Your_Mod_Folder" and do as you were told, if asked to overwrite, say 'yes' :P 3. enjoy! If a squadron is missing in the loadout screen, you should add the following lines in the squadronlist.ini ("<mod>\pilotdata"-folder) with XXX changed to the next free number: [SquadronXXX] Name=VA12 <-- change to the unit, you need. DisplayName=VA-12 'Flying Ubangis' <-- change to the unit, you need. Nation=USN <-- USN or USMC Credits ======= - Thirdwire and TK for a great game and nice models. - FastCargo for the fakepilot - Alejandro for Escapac-Seat - OldDiego for pilotmodels - ravenclaw_007 for AGM-12C+E Bullpup - ???? for Walleye_I model - ???? for sounds - me - template, skins, decals, ini- and 3D-work of tanks, rails and addons, walleye-repaint Thanks ====== - cocas for help learning 3D-stuff - all modders at CombatAce for their work and inspiration P.S. ==== If you have any problems with this mod or have suggestions and hints, feel free to PM me. 09_06_2018
  10. ...unfortunately we'll never know. Mandatory Screenshot "Recon"-Skyhawk. Bomb damage assessment camera - a small visual gimmick. :)
  11. IL2: Battle over XXX

    You can turn complex functions off, if you want. I myself play without complex engine/prop management and so you can fly the planes like the ones in SF2 for example enginewise - more power/less power. About Torque - I don't know, I think not. It makes starting a bit difficult, but after some starts, you get the plane in the air without damage. For a starter I can recommend flying the Bf 109...I think it's one of the easier planes to fly. ;)
  12. Some progress on the Vietnam Scooters. Focus lies on A-4E and F (B+C still need Cockpit-Repaint). I'm still not sure yet, how to release a first package...Currently I'm at 46 skins with 1,5GB disk space. VA-56 "Champions", USS Ticonderoga, 1964 VA-152 "Fighting Aces", USS Shangri-La, 1970 VA-106 "Gladiators", USS Forrestal, 1967 VA-55 "Warhorses", USS Hancock, 1968 VA-155 "Silver Foxes", USS Constellation, 1966
  13. Looks like you really had some fun. :) While playing IL2-BoS/BoM for some time now, I came to the conclusion, that VR is essential here and makes a big difference. Though the price tag is holding me back at the moment. ;)
  14. Seems to be a pretty widespread mistake, as one finds drawings and info with it with no effort.
  15. The only Maverick-variant used on US Skyhawks were the Laser-guided ones (AGM-65E) on A-4M. No other US Navy/Marines Skyhawk-variant used any Maverick-version. New Zealands A-4K later received Maverick-capability, but also had a new APG-66 radar. Israel is said to have used the Maverick with their Skyhawks, but I never found any picture of this, so I'm not sure, if this is really true. If they used them, then probably with the newer A-4N (that also had a newer APQ-145-radar) and not with their older A-4E/F/H. AGM-45 Shrikes could be used on A-4C/E/F/M/N and probably on L, but not on TA-4s. Chaff-/Flare-Dispensers on US Skyhawks could be used on A-4C and E after "Shoehorn"-retrofit in '65, aswell as F, L, M. Some A-4B also received the "Shoehorn"-ECM avionics, so maybe these also had Chaff-Dispensers. There were different layouts of the dispensers. - 1x far aft left + 1x right side of tailhook-attachment (with left side having a ECM-antenna) - 1x far aft left + 1x left side of tailhook-attachment (with right side having a ECM-antenna) - 1x far aft left only (not sure if this is a real config or just one of the former with the second spot not visible) - left + right side of tailhook-attachment (A-4M only) Another interesting thing is, that US Skyhawks usually had not Sidewinder-capability (only provisions). Exceptions were the planes, that were used as Air-Defense on CVS-carriers (VSF squadrons and some Detachments of regular squadrons) and A-4M.
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