FA-37 FA-37

(12 votes)
Admiral_Icehawk, 2007-01-08

From the Mail:

This is the F/A-37 Talon from the movie Stealth. It is armed with missiles and a minigun. It can also do the whole swing-wing thing from the movie where the wings fold up and it can go faster or they can open up for combat. The missiles are made by draconis_sharp and I have his premission to use them.

Quote: "These things are fast and powerful, but unlike my previous models they are also low poly, I had 400 of them at once on my 1.47 ghz computer with 256 mb RAM, and since they are a fast strike aircraft you only reallly need a dozen of them."

- Ash

WHATS IS THE F/A-37 Talon (From Wikipedia)
The F/A-37 Talon is a fictional fighter aircraft of the U.S. Navy in the 2005
film Stealth. The Talon is capable of hypersonic flight with combined Pulse
Detonation/Scramjet engines.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fictional_military_aircraft#F/A-37 Talon

Model = Admiral_Icehawk
Ship ODF = Admiral_Icehawk
Ship Physics ODF = Admiral_Icehawk
Textures = Created By Psionic3d.co.uk Moddified For The F/A-37 by Admiral_Icehawk
Missile Sound = draconis_sharp
Missile Sod = draconis_sharp
Missile Texture = draconis_sharp
Build Button = Admiral_Icehawk
Wireframe = Admiral_Icehawk
Minigun Sound: Admiral_Icehawk
Minigun Sprite: Admiral_Icehawk/Altered from A2, so it only uses one of the three fed pulses
Weapon ODFs = Admiral_Icehawk


1. Copy the folders into the Armada 2 folder except for HP Maps. (Don't worry the missiles aren't called "missile"
so it won't override other missiles you have installed)

2. Open your gui_global.spr in the misc folder and scroll down to where is says

# Federation build buttons

copy this line right below the @reference=64 line

b_fa-37 gbfa37 0 0 64 64

Then Go
# Special weapon buttons


copy these line right below the @tmaterial=interface line

b_fa37combatspeed fa37combatspeed 0 0 64 64
b_fa37hyperspeed fa37hyperspeed 0 0 64 64

3. Then scroll down to # Federation reference wireframes under the lines:

now add

fa-37w1 wffa37 0 0 128 128

fa-37aw1 wffa37a 0 0 128 128

4. Open tech1.tt and fulltech.tt in the techtrees folder and add to each file

fa-37.odf 0
fa-37a.odf 0
fa37hyperspeed.odf 0
fa37combatspeed.odf 0

5. Next open a shipyard file and add

buildItemX = "fa-37"

where X is the next available number

6. Open the emitter file in Sprites and ad the line under and at the bottom add

# F/A-37 Weapons Emitters
# =========================

@emitter missile

7. Open the Weapon file in Sprites and add these lines under # Federation pulse phaser:

# Minigun
minigun wpulse 0 0 42 32

8. Once All This Is Done Enjoy Your F/A-37



You may redistribute this ship mod or include it in your mod as long as you include
the credits above in your readme. Feel free to alter the odfs, textures and model if
you feel they look out of place in your game. If You Make A Better Model BE SURE TO POST IT


Email = admiral_icehawkAThotmailDOTcom

DOT = . AT = @ Sorry For The Inconveniance

or just place your comments in the comments section.

Version    Author  Admiral_Icehawk  Website   
Downloads  918  Size  357.50 KB  Created  2007-01-08 



#1 Ronmcd1076 2007-01-08 21:49
Could you do an SA-43 Hammerhead??? From Space: Above and Beyond.
#2 MajorPayne 2007-01-09 00:32
Very good attempt and considering the poly count I would say that the only thing that lets this down is its not quite accurate (although pretty close) and the textures could use a more detail. Still gets an 8/10 from me.
#3 lamgve 2007-01-10 20:36
excellent, I congratulate him tremendous person that is you, many congratulations for this noble work

note: I support the pattern of SA-43 Hammerhead...!!!
#4 Admiral_Icehawk 2007-01-11 03:19
Wroking On The Hammerhead, although isa a tough ship, since I need to keep it low poly as well, I wish I could make better textures too. like Greator's X-301, they would have been perfect for this. Oh well
#5 Ronmcd1076 2007-01-15 03:13
Why would you have to keep in Low Polly? After all, It's a beautiful plane. Would be a shame to cut the looks on count of pollies.
#6 Admiral_Icehawk 2007-01-18 06:34
I kept it low poly because it is a small "ship" and when ships are small, people expect hundreds for them to be able to be used in the game
#7 ST_and_SW_Freak 2008-03-23 11:26
Hey, if it isn't to much trouble, could you make an X-49 Night Raven for us? It's a playable aircraft from a game called Ace Combat 3 and it's very powerful and fitting for the 24th century. plz make it for us pleeeeez.
#8 ST_and_SW_Freak 2008-03-23 11:28
Also, make it high poly with a big price cause I don't really like low poly figures.
#9 Supreme_Hunter_Guyver 2009-02-12 10:03
Nice dude! You think you can do the following from my favorite space movie besides Wrath of Khan, Undiscovered Country, and Nemesis

The Last Starfighter

- Gunstar with Death Blossom

- Centaries' Car

- Zurian Drone

- Kodan Mothership

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