AMC West C-17 package by MAIW

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Re: AMC West C-17 package by MAIW

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They are all showing up as BMPs OK.

This is a real mystery. I took the model folders from one of my working C-17 folders (Dover) and used them to replace the ones in my Travis folder: still no textures apart from the cargo.

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OK this may be a long shot but I have seen it before, where a web link to a word doc failed to find it.
4 people spent an hour trying to work out why 'LAN test.doc' wouldn't load. The simple answer was that somebody had saved it adding the .doc suffix and so did Word. In reality the doc was called 'LAN test.doc.doc' but because the 'Hide extensions for known file types' option was ticked the problem wasn't immediately apparent.

Check to make sure that you haven't got the same thing.

If that isn't the case then would you mind telling us the exact filename of one texture and showing us the fltsim entry of that aircraft.
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Thanks - but they have just one '.bmp' extension. I can see absolutely no variations between these misbehaving textures and the ones that are working OK.

Could I email you my Travis C-17 folder and include just the model folder, one texture, air file and edited aircraft.cfg and you could have a look at your leisure?

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You can indeed. I will pm you the address.
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Re: AMC West C-17 package by MAIW

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OK, problem solved and there was nothing wrong with the textures. My C-17 folders that had been affected had been the West Coast ones and a check of my 'C-17 Edwards' folder showed I had not edited the aircraft.cfg to reduce the entries to just the Edwards aircraft; it still contained all the entries for the entire west coast C-17s.

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Funnily enough that is exactly what my conclusion was. Your zip contained no errors at all and all showed up, so it had to be duplicate names somewhere.

Glad it's solved.
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Re: AMC West C-17 package by MAIW

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Both Edward C-17's have the same repaint and a wrong serial than the textures name.

texture.RCH_ED_418_03-3121
texture.RCH_ED_418_87-0025

The serial on both aircrafts in game is 55153 which actualy belong to a HH C-17

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87-0025 just retired on 23APR. Flew from EDW to Dayton, OH for display at the USAF Museum.
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Ok but the other C-17 still has the wrong serial and repaint.

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I know this is a older package, but I had to re install this package. When I went to re-install it AIFP says the Edwards C-17's is not on my system. I checked the C-17 cfg file and the title there matches the title in the flightplans. I can not figure out what could be wrong.

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Joseph29 wrote:
13 May 2017, 01:25
I know this is a older package, but I had to re install this package. When I went to re-install it AIFP says the Edwards C-17's is not on my system. I checked the C-17 cfg file and the title there matches the title in the flightplans. I can not figure out what could be wrong.
I figured out what the problem was. The cfg was numbered wrong. I use ACA2017 to check to see if the cfg is numbered right, but it never picked up the error with the C-17 cfg.

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Do you still have the copy of the wrongly numbered configuration? Would you please try if AIAE Aircraft Editor picks up and corrects the error?
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gsnde wrote:
13 May 2017, 12:48
Do you still have the copy of the wrongly numbered configuration? Would you please try if AIAE Aircraft Editor picks up and corrects the error?
No I didn't save a copy of the cfg with the error. Sorry.

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