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Post  MJDixon on Sat Feb 24, 2018 11:21 am

Here are the download links for our custom squadron skins, I've decided to split the pack in two, with one featuring the personal RAF skins (for the Spitfire and Kittyhawk, Boston/Havoc and Airacobra), and another with the generic Soviet squadron skins for the Soviet aircraft.

RAF Skin Pack Download

Soviet Skin Pack Download

Squadron Aircraft Codes:

QV-C - Hinkel/Conflict
QV-D - Speedy77
QV-F - MJDixon (Bomber)
QV-G - Scram77
QV-J - MJDixon (Fighter)
QV-S - Skip19
QV-Z - Razy

to install, place the 'data' folder inside your IL2 root folder (i.e. Program Files\1C Game Studios\IL-2 Sturmovik Battle of Moscow).


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Post  MJDixon on Mon Mar 19, 2018 10:13 pm

I've fixed the Kittyhawks so that they're not super glossy anymore.

Before

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Download links in the first post have been updated.

While I'm here, does anyone have any nose art designs they'd like me to put on their Boston when the skin template is released?

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Post  hinkel1 on Mon Mar 19, 2018 10:59 pm

not a real preference concerning the nose art
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Post  MJDixon on Mon Mar 19, 2018 11:30 pm

Nice choice!

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Post  hinkel1 on Mon Mar 19, 2018 11:40 pm

Very Happy
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Post  MJDixon on Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:35 am

Got my crayons out. Razz

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I'm better at painting computerised aeroplanes it seems. Razz

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Post  hinkel1 on Wed Mar 28, 2018 1:47 am

good work as allways
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Post  MJDixon on Thu Mar 29, 2018 9:07 am

Taa. Smile

I've updated the download link to include the skins for the Boston/Havoc as well as the Airacobra, I've also redone the Kittyhawks so that they better match the other fighter paint schemes/markings, also as we have a lot of skins now I've converted the skins to 2k resolution rather than 4k, which saves a lot of space (416 MB vs 1340 MB!) for no noticable drop in quality.

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Post  hinkel1 on Thu Mar 29, 2018 5:49 pm

good work
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Post  Raz on Fri Mar 30, 2018 2:10 am

Excellent work, MJ!
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Post  Raz on Sat Mar 31, 2018 7:46 am

I, Lt. Razkolnikov, hereby submit the attached nose art to the Ministry of Crayons for review. I shall wait to hear the Arch-Crayoneer's appraisal regarding its suitability for the Amerikanski A-20 bomber.

I also hope the artwork is to the liking of comrade Stalin. It is to be announced at the Party Congress on Sunday. As you know, the Premier loves surprises...

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Post  MJDixon on Sun Apr 01, 2018 1:25 am

I had to move the text and change the colour to get it to fit / contrast against the background:

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Also did a legally different not Fallout RAF version. Razz

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Post  Raz on Sun Apr 01, 2018 2:10 am

I suppose the alternate version is as if Group Captain Lionel Mandrake was the one riding the bomb instead of Major T. J. "King" Kong!
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Post  MJDixon on Sun Apr 01, 2018 2:20 am

Not surprised he lost his leg then. Laughing

Which version do you want to go with?

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Post  Raz on Sun Apr 01, 2018 2:34 am

Is it possible to fit one of them on my P-40? Is there room for something like that and would it be too much hassle? Let's go with RAF Pip-boy for the A-20 and Slim Pickens for the Warhawk (if it fits)
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Post  MJDixon on Sun Apr 01, 2018 5:11 am

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Post  Raz on Sun Apr 01, 2018 5:18 am

Splendid!
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Post  MJDixon on Sun Apr 01, 2018 6:56 am

Download link updated with new nose art.

Bonus North Africa shorts version. Laughing

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Post  Raz on Sun Apr 01, 2018 7:27 am

I guess he'd get a comradely ushanka for the winter skin?
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Post  MJDixon on Sun Apr 01, 2018 8:12 am

He would if the winter skin wasn't just the normal day bomber skin with winter white wash dumped lazily over the top of it. Razz

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Post  MJDixon on Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:40 am

RAF Skin Pack updated with Spitfire Mk. IXe skins for myself (presumably I'm still the only one with BoBp?):

Day Fighter:

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Invasion:

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Winter (Eastern Front):

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Desert:

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And before anyone says it, I've already fixed the misaligned tail flash. Razz

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Post  hinkel1 on Tue Aug 07, 2018 5:21 pm

good work again
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Post  speedy77 on Wed Aug 08, 2018 5:59 pm

Yep, nice work again MJ.
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