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Quality Military Aircraft - Trouble Finding

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Hello flight simmers! II seem to have a problem when it comes to aqcruing free quality military aircraft for FSX. I really want quite a few military aircraft for FSX but I can't find any, I've searched the library and countless other websites with no luck,FSX has been out for a while, why hasnt anyone developed any of these aircraft for it?-F16-F18-F22-F15-B2-B1B-B5BI really want these aircraft but I cannot seem to find them for FSX anywhere!Please help, I am a military aircraft nut and would really like to fly these planes in FSX.P.S. I know about FSX acceleration but I don't want that.

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Here's where you can get some quality military aircraft:http://alphasim.co.ukThere are others and I'd encourage you to look around, but that's a good place to start. For less than the price of going out and seeing one movie with popcorn and a Coke, you can purchase just about any of these fine aircraft.Developing aircraft, for FSX especially, is extremely time consuming and expensive. Do the hobby a favor and give some support to the hardworking programmers who create these fine aircraft.Do you own Acceleration? Microsoft has an excellent Boeing FA/18. It costs $13.86 at Amazon.com. That's less than the DVD "Attack of the 50-Foot Woman." You can land it on the carrier they provide also.Oh, plus it comes with the North American Aviation P-51 Mustang and the AgustaWestland EH101 heavy lift helicopter.Cheers,

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Depending on your definition for QUALITY you may find it hard to find even pay military aircraft. Especially, if you are looking for SP2/Acceleration comparable aircraft.F-18 is included in the $29.00 Acceleration pack. This is a quality aircraft. In my opinion, it is the most flyable, feature rich modern military jet available today. It is the standard by which I compare other military jets.Before I go on, I must state that I judge aircraft more by VC features and virtual flying realism than perfect exteriors. There are free jets. A guy who goes by the name "Piglet" has made a very decent F-5 and T-2 for FSX. I know you can find them at Sim-Outhouse and possibly here at Avsim.People have attempted to SP2 several of the FS9 portovers with limited success. FSD's T-38 and Olsen's F-16 come to mind.Iris Simulations and Alphasim tend to specialize in military aircraft. Both of these companies made a lot of aircraft that I consider weak in functions and V.C capabilities. However, they are fun to fly around in and get the feel of landing a modern jet fighter, until you get bored with their limits. They do offer a broad, especially Alphasim, collection models to choose from. Iris has a F-15 and Alphasim offers the B1 & B2. You may be able to find a portover of the Iris F-22 that will work on your system.Iris simulations, in their last two releases, i.e., T-6 II and PC-9, have upped the ante. These aircraft have very flyable and feature rich VC. They have a F-111 and a F-20 in the works.Razbam makes a really nice A-6 that can drop bombs. Alphasim also make one. I have the Razbam model and really like it. I don't have the Alphasim version but, the pictures I have seen look good.Aerosoft is close (I hope) to releasing their F16. It looks to be an outstanding addition to any military flier's collection.Hope this helps,

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Thanks for the input guys, I guess that I will have to buy quality aircraft then.I was hoping to get my hands on some quality freeware planes but I guess its not really possible.I've seem some decent military aircraft for FS2004, will they work fine with FSX?

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>I was hoping to get my hands on some quality freeware planes>but I guess its not really possible.Not at all. The previous poster mentioned two freeware authors whose work is good, and you'll find more at the site he recommended: sim-outhouse.com. Then there's always browsing/searching the file libraries at flightsim.com and here at AVSIM.>I've seem some decent military aircraft for FS2004, will they>work fine with FSX?Often, not always. You just have to try it on a case-by-case basis. But I would start with sim-outhouse.com, because they specialize in military aircraft.

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