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This packet includes two repaints of the Supermarine Spitfire IX, of Royal Air
Force, which were flown by French airman in the following 2 squadrons:
No. 340 Squadron was formed on 7 November 1941 at Turnhouse as a Free French fighter
squadron equipped with Spitfires. In April 1944 it joined No.145 Wing, Second
Tactical Air Force, a wing made up of French fighter squadrons. The squadron
served with the occupation forces in Germany, before on 25 November 1945 being
transferred to the Armee de l'Air.
The aircraft: serial BS392, code GW-S, was flown by S/Ldr Bernard Duperier,
Duperier flew this Spitfire only rarely in the period from October 25 to November
No.345 (French) Squadron (GC II/2 'Berry') was formed on 12 February 1944 at Ayr,
from French personnel transferred from North Africa. It served with 2nd Tactical
Air Force, taking part in the liberation of Europe in 1944-45. After the war the
squadron remained on the continent, and on 21 November 1945 it was transferred
to the Armee de l'Air. Even in RAF service, French roundels were used.
The aircraft: serial PT766, code, 2Y-A, was flown by Jean-Marie Accart, known under
Nom-de-Guerre 'Bernard', became famous during the campaign in France in 1940.
He commanded GC 1/5 and is credited with 12 German aircraft destroyed.
To be used with the payware Spitfire 2008 from RealAir Simulation. Buy it here
The Realair repaintkit was used for making this repaint. The following items
were done extra:
- Redone all stencils and added lots more, so far i could find information and pictures on the internet;
- Pilot is repainted completely;
- Redone some bump-maps for some more detail (with RealAir approval);
- Several textures are now HD, 2048x2048 pixel for more detail;
- Improvement of the some details.
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||14th May 2015, 17:39:49