Author: Gnat
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Requirements: Community Base addons

Version: beta 2
Signed: Yes, serverkey available

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Date: 2010-05-11 18:43

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An-72 Coaler

Original addon by Footmunch with new textures by eddyD.
For BIS Armed Assault II
Converted and modified to ArmAII from OFP by Gnat with permissions.
Various changes including heavily refining the 3D model, merging some textures, adding animations, and adding damage textures etc etc.

- 4 colour schemes
- Multi source textures into merged format
- STOL performance
- Optimized sqf scripts
- Random unit numbers
- Clan logos
- Customisable roundels
- Damage model and Textures
- Animated and walkable ramp
- Parachute options

Heaps of info on the web like;

As we always recommend use modfolders for any custom addons. If you do not know how to make and use mod folders have a look in our FAQ.

Included .pbo files:

This is a signed addon, serveradmins can get the serverkey from

You can find this plane in the editor under:
OPFOR Transport
OPFOR -> Russia -> Air -> An-72 Coaler (various)

Iranian Version
Independant -> Guerillas -> Air -> An-72 Iran

Lash system:
Simply drive a vehicle into the cargo area an you will be presented with a "Lash Cargo" action option
You will also see a "Release Cargo" option.
Note, it only appears if you are in the vehicle.
Also note this system is not perfect, cargo can become damaged in flight.

Paradrop system:
Only leaders of groups will be presented with action menu options
- Parachute Group = Trigger a sequenced drop of you and your team only
- Parachute All = Trigger a sequenced drop of everyone onboard except the pilot

For the scripted features please check the included readme!


Known issues:
- Altimeter sometimes shows 0
Common bug with Cargo planes
- "Drunk Pilot" on landing (mild)
Common bug with non-BIS addons
- Plane invisible
Not a bug! You must not be running CBA mod.

Future plans:
- Cockpit instruments
- Better "Lash" methods
- Civilian version
- and other stuff maybe

Change log:
beta 2
- Improved flight model

Beta 1
- Current ArmAII release

Credits & Thanks:
Based on Footmunch's OFP An-72
New Textures by eddyD
Thanks very much guys!

Thanks to those who answered my various script, config and O2 questions too!

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