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Category: Flight Simulator 2004 - Aircraft Repaints, Textures and Modifications
US Navy 1943 Livery Grumman Albatross version 2.1 ZipDive!  Download

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Grumman Albatross HU-16 Version 2.1 World War II Livery Obviously the Albatross is a post war aircraft. Although the original specifications were issued by the Navy in 1944, the Albatross did not enter active service until 1951. So why did I bother with this repaint? One of my favorite movies is Otto Preminger's 1964 production "In Harm's Way", a great WWII Navy story. In the movie the Albatross makes a brief appearance as a transport for the central character played by John Wayne. Most people wouldn't notice, but by that time all of the contemporary seaplanes were long retired, so the Albatross was pressed into service. The movie is black and white so I can't verify the paint, but to preserve appearances I chose to use the intermediate blue the Navy used in that period. So for what it's worth, here's an Albatross done up in the Navy's wartime paint scheme.

Filename: grumman_albatross_2.1_usn_1943.zip
License: Freeware
Added: 27th May 2012, 23:12:36
Downloads: 173
Author: Greg Pepper Michael Verlin
Size: 3008kb

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