Johnny Boy the Pilot Posted October 4, 2019 Share Posted October 4, 2019 Are you allowed to modify any of the default FSX aircraft & upload/share them as freeware, with of course credit to Microsoft? I recently took the default Piper J-3 Cub and turned it into an American Legend AL3C-100 Legend Cub, which is a revamped & modernized replica of the original J-3 Cub. Mods to it in the aircraft.cfg & panel.cfg files include: 100hp Continental O-200D instead of the default 65hp Continental A65increased empty & gross weights that match that of the real AL3Cx2 12 gallon fuel tanks in the wings instead of the single 12 gallon nose fuel tankMore aggressive prop pitch which was given new textures as well that resemble a Sensenich wood-composite propellerElectrical system added Nav, strobe, & x2 bright wing landing lights (although the landing lights don't project any light on the ground since that particular effect is related to the modelUpdated/modernized cockpit instruments (still the same bare-bones basic VFR set up as the default Cub; just looks more modern)Custom textures inside & out (including my own personalized Black/White paint job based on the Loopy Larry livery that I nicknamed "Black Betty". I also gave the panel some carbon fiber textures. I did all this because I wanted a light & simple bushplane that was a little more "professional" looking compared to the RANS S-7C Courier I also fly (some of you may have seen my other forum post talking about that S-7 and the modeling glitch it had), and one that was bug-free & FSX-native. Plus I've picked up a knack for tweaking & modifying airplanes in FSX to my liking (at least what I am able to modify). :) The default Cub is already a great flyer & bushplane, but the addition of a more powerful engine & longer legs (range-wise) makes it even better. It's great for river runs & gravel bar hopping, as well as landing in really tight spots generally. Once I finish making more paint schemes & texture variations, I'd love to upload/share it with the flight sim community, although I want to make sure this is totally ok & won't cause any legal trouble or upsets. Here's some screenshots showing what it looks like: https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/541342645683879976/629504531721617448/4.jpg https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/541342645683879976/629504538100891657/6.jpg https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/541342645683879976/629504536767234048/5.jpg https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/541342645683879976/629504544627490817/8.jpg https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/541342645683879976/629504544182632474/9.jpg https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/541342645683879976/629504545843707904/11.jpg https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/541342645683879976/629504545843707915/12.jpg Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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