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    Alphasim Freebies

    Alphasim has released another batch of freebies, including the Beech T34, Sikorsky S-55, Cessna 170, A3 Skywarrior, available now at Avsim...:ernae:

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    Cool, thanks for the heads up! I'd like to see if the S-55 and the Cessna 170 can be made to work in FSX. Unfortunately, the Avsim Library seems to be down again now.

    Jim

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    Quote Originally Posted by pointy31 View Post
    Alphasim has released another batch of freebies, including the Beech T34, Sikorsky S-55, Cessna 170, A3 Skywarrior, available now at Avsim...:ernae:
    Thanks Pointy, got the beech a while back, will get the S-55, and A-3 now.

    Caz

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    Quote Originally Posted by JimC1702 View Post
    I'd like to see if the S-55 and the Cessna 170 can be made to work in FSX.
    Jim
    The FSX version of the S-55 appears to be a native FSX model!!!

    Rick

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    Quote Originally Posted by rdyoung View Post
    The FSX version of the S-55 appears to be a native FSX model!!!

    Rick
    Wow, if that's the case, it'll be awesome!

    Jim

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    Thanks for the Hu on the S-55.

    AMD A6, 8G Ram, 500GB OS, 1TB P3DV1.4, 2.1, Nvidia GT610 2GB --Current Det to NAS Fallon VFC13

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    Quote Originally Posted by JimC1702 View Post
    Cool, thanks for the heads up! I'd like to see if the S-55 and the Cessna 170 can be made to work in FSX. Unfortunately, the Avsim Library seems to be down again now.

    Jim
    I tried the 170 in FSX,the windows appeared opaque...

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    oh yay! money wasted! not a happy camper....
    Henk Hugo
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    It's not that I think stupidity should be punishable by death. I just think we should take the warning labels off of everything and let the problem take care of itself.

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    Don't forget BananaBob did two great photoreal S-55 repaints.
    Pretty certain they are available at Avsim or definitely certain they are available at www.screenshotworld.com

    Lovely (well I like it ) little Helo, just right for put-put-puttering around

    Bobs pics

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    cool freebies
    thanks for the HU Guys


    BR
    Tom

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    There are also many S-55 repaints on Flightsim by Remi Pierlot. They work in FS9 also and they look very good. I think he covered almost any nation that flew these.

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    Looking forward to downloading the S-55...whenever the file library works again. Odd how nobody on the Avsim forums has posted that it's down.
    Cheers,

    Nick

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    There's no point in saying it any more, it happens so frequently.

    Yup. I'm after that heli too....

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    I guess that explains why they are madly advertising for a techie.
    Cheers,

    Nick

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    Library back up
    Cheers,

    Nick

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    All Alphasim freebies are also available in the SOH file library

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tim-HH View Post
    All Alphasim freebies are also available in the SOH file library

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    Pfffft, now you tell me!
    Cheers,

    Nick

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    SWEEEEET!! The S-55 IS an FSX model. Yippee.

    Thanks Alphasim!

    Jim

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    Very cool, thanks a lot! Does someone know a good sound set?
    Bob's repaints are fantastic! They only need a proper spec map.

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    I tried the Alpha T-6 sound as the first S-55 had also the P&W R1340 radial.
    That fits the helo much better than the default Robin-22 Lyco opposite 4.

    Mike

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    New freeware releases from Alphasim

    Phil asked me to upload them yesterday. You can get them here at Sim-Outhouse or at avsim (with these links below). There are a couple FSX titles in the mix.

    A-3B Skywarrior for FS2004
    http://library.avsim.net/search.php?...arrior_fs9.zip

    Cessna 170B v1.1 for FS2004
    http://library.avsim.net/search.php?..._c170b_fs9.zip

    Sikorsky S-55 / Whirlwind for FS2004
    http://library.avsim.net/search.php?...y_s-55_fs9.zip

    Sikorsky S-55 / Whirlwind for FSX
    http://library.avsim.net/search.php?...y_s-55_fsx.zip

    T-34A/B Mentor Set for FS2004
    http://library.avsim.net/search.php?...mentor_fs9.zip

    T-34A/B Mentor Set for CFS2
    http://library.avsim.net/search.php?...entor_cfs2.zip

    T-34C Turbo Mentor Set for CFS2
    http://library.avsim.net/search.php?...entor_cfs2.zip

    Enjoy!
    :ernae:

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    I just d/l'd the S-55 for FSX and every time I switch back to the VC it freezes the sim and I have to do a hard reboot. I've had to reboot 3 times now :help:

    I've un-installed it for now. Shame too since it was so nice of a visual model.

    -G-

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    There was no FSX version when I painted the original textures so I have never loaded it in there myself. I did notice that there are six texture sets (or at least folders) in the FSX version whereas there were originally only five in the FS2004 version. Maybe the sixth is a "common" folder? If so then I wrote up the File_ID.diz file incorrectly -- oops. :whistle:

    Do you recall what texture set you had loaded or was this freezing up across the board?
    :ernae:

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    Quote Originally Posted by fsafranek View Post
    Do you recall what texture set you had loaded or was this freezing up across the board?
    I just checked them all and I didn't experience this. Hadn't heard of it before either. Fun to fly this on though.

    Does anyone know how to get that left rear wheel out of the mud in FSX? It wasn't that way in the original FS9 version.

    Also the FSX version is not wearing the final textures I delivered way back when. Some details are missing. You might want to convert the FS9 sets into DDS and use them.

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    I had no problem with crashing on the S-55, but couldn't restart it after shutting down. RTFM time I think, there, because I couldn't get it past 500rpm following the kneeboard checklist, let alone up to 700fpm.

    Other than that, superb fun. :ernae:

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