Cockpit Textures

After some fiddling with the settings I think I’ve got some better results with the VC textures.  They’re probably slightly more worn than you’d get in an actual service aircraft but due to the general darkness caused by the mostly black on colour scheme I think it looks better.

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Here you can see there’s a bit more definition to the areas of black!  I’ve also added more of the text labels the cockpit was liberally strewn with.

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View looking forward, you can actually make out where the fuel cock is now, directly below the artificial horizon.  For some reason the middle top position of the instrument panel never seems to have been filled with anything, despite the obvious lack of a VSI!

Finally below on the left is Specification 8/39 which was the original call for designs of a two seat, single engine, front gun fighter for the FAA, and on the right is Appendix B to Specification 5/40 which was the amended specification the Firefly was ultimately built to.  These are both in a file on the Firefly at the National Archives in Kew, which is an amazing facility if you’re looking to do some historical research.

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