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Last Updated 16-April-2006



Fairey Battle for Microsoft CFS3. Model by Craig Murray. Textures by Nigel Dickinson.

This page is intended as a quick reference to locate resources for this aircraft. In addition to the core model, you will also find a list of optional textures and stand-alones.

Core Package
Component Location Comments
Netwings
Sim-Outhouse
Fairey Battle Mk II v2.0
Current release. Includes default skin. For previous versions, see "Release History" below.
Netwings
Sim-Outhouse
Flight Model Upgrade v2.1
Requires Version 2.0 package. Includes AIR, CFG, and XDP files only.
French Gauges Netwings
Sim-Outhouse
Required graphics files for virtual cockpit.
1% CFS3 GunsWeaponsPak AvHistory Required weapons for British aircraft. You'll find it in the CFS3 1% Downloads drop-down menu at the AvHistory website.

Skins
Optional textures for use with the core package.
Component Location Comments
Sim-Outhouse
By Nigel Dickinson
Improved Basic Texture
Cleaned up version of basic skin. Use with FB v2.0+
Sim-Outhouse
By Nigel Dickinson
Tail Flash
Selectable noseart-type tailfin flash. Use with FB v2.0+

Stand Alones - Battle of France
Modifications of the core package that contain the model as well as a new texture.
Check each package for additonal component requirements.
Component Location Comments
Sim-Outhouse
By Nigel Dickinson
12 Squadron
Fairey Battle PH-F, F/O Norman Thomas,'A'-Flt, No12 Sqn, Advanced Air Striking Force, RAF, France 1939-40.
Sim-Outhouse
By Nigel Dickinson
63 Squadron
Fairey Battle, 63-M K7650, No.63 Sqn RAF, Benson, Nov 1939
Sim-Outhouse
By Nigel Dickinson
88 Squadron
Fairey Battle, No.88 Sqn, Advanced Air Striking Force, RAF, Mourmelon, France 1939-40.
Sim-Outhouse
By Nigel Dickinson
103 Squadron
Fairey Battle K9264 PM-L, 103 Sqn, Advanced Air Striking Force, RAF, France 1939-40, lost 10th May 1940, Luxemburg.
Sim-Outhouse
By Nigel Dickinson
142 Squadron
Fairey Battle, QT-Q, No.142 Sqn, Advanced Air Striking Force, RAF, France 1939-40.
Sim-Outhouse
By Nigel Dickinson
218 Squadron
Fairey Battle HA-B, 218 Sqn, Advanced Air Striking Force, RAF, France 1939-40.
Sim-Outhouse
By Nigel Dickinson
Belgium
Aeronautique Militaire Belge, May 1940.

Stand Alones - Other Theatres
Modifications of the core package that contain the model as well as a new texture.
Check each package for additonal component requirements.
Component Location Comments
Sim-Outhouse
By Nigel Dickinson
Free Polish Air Force
1940-41.
Sim-Outhouse
By Nigel Dickinson
Royal Hellenic Air Force
Greece 1941.
Sim-Outhouse
By Nigel Dickinson
Irish Air Corps
Sim-Outhouse
By Nigel Dickinson
SAAF 15 Squadron
South African Air Force, East Africa, 1941.
Sim-Outhouse
By Nigel Dickinson
SAAF 15 Squadron
South African Air Force, Ethiopia/Abyssinia, 1941.
Sim-Outhouse
By Nigel Dickinson
EATS
Empire Air Training Scheme, Australia.
Sim-Outhouse
By Nigel Dickinson
RAAF Trainer 25
Fairey Battle Trainer, RAAF 25.
Sim-Outhouse
By Nigel Dickinson
RAAF Trainer 83
Fairey Battle Trainer, RAAF 83.
Sim-Outhouse
By Nigel Dickinson
RAAF Trainer 89
Fairey Battle Trainer, RAAF 89.
Sim-Outhouse
By Nigel Dickinson
RCAF Trainer 5
Fairey Battle Trainer, RCAF 5.
Sim-Outhouse
By Nigel Dickinson
Turkish Air Force

Release History & Bug Reports
Version Release Date Location Comments
Project Start 04-Feb-2005 N/A My third attempt at model building.
Version 1.1 10-Jul-2005 Sim-Outhouse Initial release with preliminary textures.
Version 2.0 02-Feb-2006 See "Core Package" above Final version with improved cockpit and textures.
Flight Model Upgrade 2.1 16-Apr-2006 Netwings
Sim-Outhouse
Corrects several issues with flight model including:
  • Upgraded to Aero workbook 2.86.112.
  • Updated various parameters per available data.
  • Wheels-up landing is now possible.
  • Takeoff from unpaved airfield is now possible.
Version 3.0 TBD TBD Issues with physical model:
1.Artificial horizon is reversed
2.See-through cockpit interior at lower LODs