Spitfire VB (1944 FM with bombs)

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Kopfdorfer
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Spitfire VB (1944 FM with bombs)

Post by Kopfdorfer » Wed Feb 13, 2019 4:57 pm

Hey Guys,

I know there are a pethora of Spitfire Models out there.
I am working on an SEOW Campaign for Operation Cobra in late July 1944 in Normandy.
At this time , the RAF 2nd TAF used the Spit MkIX and MkIXB for air superiority , but there were
still a large number of operational Mk VB Sqdns. These long-in-the-tooth veterans were used as FB
while the IXs maintained Air superiority for the VB FBs and Typhoon Sqdns.

I can find several models of the VB from the Med with a bomb loadout.

I am looking for a VB mod with a bomb loadout AND
without a tropical (Vokes or Aboukir) sand filter AND
with a FM that reflects the corrections to the negative G float carburator that
was fully operational throughout the RAF by Mar 1941

(In my opinion , all Spit FMS from models available prior to Mar 41 should have a pre Mar 41 FM and a post Mar 41 FM
to reflect the correction to this deficiency that was operational and distributed among all sqdns by this date - I am
getting beyond my original need , but it IS a related matter.)

If anyone could point me to such a mod functional in a 4.12.2/HSFX7 context I would be most grateful.

Thanks for your interest.

Kopfdorfer
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Re: Spitfire VB (1944 FM with bombs)

Post by Ice_Eagle » Wed Feb 13, 2019 7:05 pm

Sooooo you want the VB No filter, FM with the Bendix-Stromberg carburettor & bomb / drop tank loadout. This might fit the bill : https://www.sas1946.com/main/index.php/ ... 666.0.html
Just hash out the volks filter from the heir.
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Re: Spitfire VB (1944 FM with bombs)

Post by Kopfdorfer » Thu Feb 14, 2019 6:27 pm

I saw these mods , Ice , but I haven't a clue how to do ANYTHING to the hier.him ( I have heard of it before , though !).

I'll download and see what I can find out.

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Re: Spitfire VB (1944 FM with bombs)

Post by Mick » Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:04 pm

... just open the hier.him of any Spit you want to modify, with a text editor (Windows Notepad will be OK)

... go to the end of the hier.him and find this:

[AboukirVb1_D0]
Mesh AboukirVb1_D0
Parent CF_D0
Separable
Attaching 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 -2.9 0.1

... add // in front of the first line, like this:

//[AboukirVb1_D0]
Mesh AboukirVb1_D0
Parent CF_D0
Separable
Attaching 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 -2.9 0.1

... in this case, the Aboukir filter will not show on the Vb Spit ... ;)
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Re: Spitfire VB (1944 FM with bombs)

Post by Ice_Eagle » Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:07 pm

Mick wrote:
Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:04 pm

//[AboukirVb1_D0]
Mesh AboukirVb1_D0
Parent CF_D0
Separable
Attaching 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 -2.9 0.1

... in this case, the Aboukir filter will not show on the Vb Spit ... ;)
Actually it's change this:

[AboukirVb1_D0]
Mesh AboukirVb1_D0
Parent CF_D0
Separable
Attaching 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 -2.9 0.1

to this:

//[AboukirVb1_D0]
//Mesh AboukirVb1_D0
//Parent CF_D0
//Separable
//Attaching 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 -2.9 0.1

Otherwise unpleasant things will happen.
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Re: Spitfire VB (1944 FM with bombs)

Post by Kopfdorfer » Fri Feb 15, 2019 4:40 am

I told you I don't know much more than nothing about this.

Where do I find the hier.him ?

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Re: Spitfire VB (1944 FM with bombs)

Post by dr strangelove » Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:02 am

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Re: Spitfire VB (1944 FM with bombs)

Post by Ice_Eagle » Fri Feb 15, 2019 7:34 pm

Kopfdorfer wrote:
Fri Feb 15, 2019 4:40 am
I told you I don't know much more than nothing about this.

Where do I find the hier.him ?

Kopfdorfer
The hier.him can be found in 3Do/plane/AboukirVb1
But as always before editing save a backup of the heir.him.

EDIT: Found this for you: hier.him tutorial <==== click.
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Re: Spitfire VB (1944 FM with bombs)

Post by Kopfdorfer » Sat Feb 16, 2019 7:46 am

Thanks Ice,

Interesting link for sure.

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