Author: Nodunit & Franze & Sacha Oropeza & Community
Author Website: https://github.com/SachaOropeza/AH64D-v1.43-

Requirements: No addons required

Version: 03/04/2017
Signed: No

Short description: This adds the AH-64D originally made for ArmA2, ported to ArmA3 with various bug fixes.

Date: 2017-04-04 09:45


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AH-64D Apache Longbow v1.43+

by
Nodunit & Franze & Sacha Oropeza & Community


Description:
Originally based on Franze & Nodunit AH-64D Project - Edited by Sacha Oropeza & Community.

This is our AH-64D originally made for ArmA2, ported to ArmA3 with various bug fixes. This is considered a WIP addon.
What it has:
Same features as ArmA2 version (AH-64D Apache Longbow), minus the campaigns and missions. There is only one demo mission included as a familiarization mission.


Features:
Fully dynamic arming - select individual rocket zones and rails!
Interactive cockpit - look at a part in the cockpit and interact with it!
Damage system - Systems fail, weapons are destroyed, and displays malfunction!
Pilot can control the gun and PNVS turret - compatible with TrackIR and freelook!
AH-64D Block II variant represented, with and without Longbow radar
5 mission training campaign
10 mission full campaign
4 single missions
5 multiplayer missions
... and more!


Installation:
To install the AH-64D Apache Longbow you should use modfolders to keep it seperate from the official game content to prevent issues.
With Arma 3 you can use different ways to set up your modfolders to use custom content you have downloaded.
Please visit the Arma 3 Mod install instructions page for more information about using custom mods and addons in Arma 3.


Included files:
fza_ah64_controls.pbo
fza_ah64_us.pbo


Usage:
For usage instructions and information of how to use the AH-64D Apache Longbow please refer to the included documentation.


Online manual:
For the full online manual, go to:
http://mechmodels.com/mas/downloads/ah64v2/manual/ah64dv2_manual.html


Media:


Armaholic.com has its own Youtube channel where we will cover the Community made releases.
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To do:
Add internal & external weapon sounds.
Add external sounds for APU and startup sequence.
Add external lights.
Tune internal backlight.
Add flares system.
Add distortion to M230 sound from distance and external point of view - DONE.


Source files:
Nodunit and Franze have released the source files and can be found on the original downloadpage: AH-64D Apache Longbow by Nodunit & Franze


Credits & Thanks:
Originally based on Franze & Nodunit AH-64D Project - Edited by Sacha Oropeza & Community.

Nodunit (models, textures)
Franze (scripting)

---Voice---
Bardosy - Kestrel flight
Fangs McCoy - Bitchin' Betty
Franze - Dusk Knight 3-2, Grey Wolf, ground forces
froggyluv - Instructor
nettrucker - Co-Pilot Gunner

--- Additional Credits---
General Barron (getpitch, getbank, setpitch, setbank functions)
Noubernou (clickable cockpits concept, per frame eventhandler)
Robert Hammer (Door open/close sounds, Main Rotor Sounds)
Hellcat (testing, campaign guide)
islefan (testing, advisor)
Jason (testing, advisor)
b00ce (testing)

---Music Credits---
Jeehun Hwang (Heavy Gear, Mechwarrior 2 soundtracks) http://jeehun.com/
Barry Leitch (TFX, Drakan soundtracks) http://www.barryleitch.com/
Origin Skunkworks (Longbow 2 soundtracks)
Bioware (Shattered Steel soundtracks)

---Special Thanks---
Max Power - Testing, model and texture advice
BG ECP - pilot advisor


License / Disclaimer:
If something goes wrong while using this addon, you cannot hold the authors responsible.
Use this package and the included contents at your own risk.

The contents of this package (textures, models, scripting) were created by Franze and Nodunit; if you wish to use any of it, please credit them with the creation of the original work!

You are not allowed to use this addon for commercial purposes in any way.
This includes incentive content as donations for servers, monetized servers, or related commercial purposes.

Creation of content with assets provided by this addon (scripts, skins, etc.) does not imply ownership of the addon or contents within. Ownership of this addon is the sole property of Franze and Nodunit and associated subsidaries.


Changelog:
03/04/2017
Added TADS NVG.
Reduced PNVS motion sensitivity.
Added internal lights.
Fixed flares memorypoint.

19/03/2017
Replaced chaffs by flares.
Enhanced startup and shutdown sound.
Various volume tweaks.
Added external lights.
New optic effects for PLT.

10/03/2017 - 2
Reduced APU volume.
Reduced ignition starters volumes.
Reworked startup sound.
Reworked shutdown sound.
TADS slew is now fixed to the ground (Point of Interest).
Added new PLT DTV/PNVS optics in order to counter A3 limitations regarding aircraft performances.
Early flares system, replacing the old one, doesn't display flares/chaffs quantities (WIP).
Added new get-in animation.
Added ground-to-air radar threats compatibility (A3+RHS+LOP) - now positively identified by the ASE.
Added support vehicles compatibility (A3+RHS) - Arming menu will be available whether Ammo, Fuel, or Repair truck is placed.
Aircraft compatibility with ACE refueling system.
Increased CPG TADS axis sensitivity.
AGM-114L cannot track laser spot anymore.
Added Waypoint Cycle Backward/Forward - Custom User 17 & Custom User 18.

10/03/2017
Reduced APU volume.
Reduced ignition starters volumes.
Slightly increased "ah64_estart2a.ogg" duration.
TADS slew is now fixed to the ground (Point of Interest).
Added new PLT DTV/PNVS optics in order to counter A3 limitations regarding aircraft performances.
Early flares system, replacing the old one, doesn't display Flares/Chaffs quantities (WIP).
Added new get-in animation.
Added ground-to-air radar threats compatibility (A3+RHS+LOP) - now positively identified by the ASE.
Added support vehicles compatibility (A3+RHS) - Arming menu will be available whether Ammo, Fuel, or Repair truck is placed.
Aircraft compatibility with ACE refueling system.
Increased CPG TADS axis sensitivity.
Added Waypoint Cycle Backward/Forward - Custom User 17 & Custom User 18.

23/02/2017
Edited AFM now based on A3 B_Heli_Attack_01 (WIP).
Edited get-in & get-out sounds.
Tweaked cockpit interior sounds volumes.
New engine interior sound captured from the real aircraft.
Aircraft will spawn all doors opened by default.
TSD NAV mode instead of TSD ATK initialized by default.
Edited default skin.

20/02/2017
Added realistic flyby external sounds (JSRS4).
Re-edited AGM-114 Hellfire sound (JSRS4).
Re-edited M230 sound (JSRS4).
Re-edited M261 rocket launcher sound (JSRS4).
Fixed prime.rvmat error - by Shifty.FR.
Changed "B_30mm_AP" to "B_30mm_MP" ammo settings.

11/02/2017
PNVS zoom enhanced w/ WHOT FLIR & NVG.
APU sound is longer (not looped yet).
Edited Hellfire launch sound.
Edited M230 sound.
Tweaked Hellfire damage according to different types.
Tweaked Hellfire explosion animation.
Enhanced M230 dispersion.


Forum topic:
- Armaholic forums
- BI forums


Forum topic:
- BI forums




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