A little update on where this project stands. The landing gear is giving us endless trouble as it won't animate in sim even though it is animated in gmax. The aircraft cfg has all the proper entries in the contact points section, we are working very hard in getting it to function. Once this is completed, we can move on to other sections of the helicopter.
On a brighter note, the model now has reflection and night maps coded into it. All doors including pilot, copilot, passenger and engine cowling doors have been detached from the fuselage and are ready to be animated.
Since this is my first time using gmax, I could use all the help I could get. I am inviting anyone that wants to join this project, including modelers.
More updates to follow.