Dress your Viggen up to look like a South African Airforce Gripen.
A tribute to the South African Airforce Gripen pilots of 2 Squadron "Flying Cheetahs".
This is the same two-tone Diamond livery found on the SAAB JAS-39C & D Gripens of the South African Airforce.
... until their replacement by the SAAB Gripen in 2008. The Cheetah continue to serve in the Ecuadorian Air Force alongside ex-IAF Kfirs.
A Cheetah was painted in 1995 in a unique Cheetah livery, to participate in 2 v 1 dogfights at airshows for the South African Airforce 75th Anniversary. Becoming a crowd favorite, she retained her livery to this day, where she is displayed in the Air Force Museum.
WHATS NEW with V1.5:
* Pilots Bonedome (helmet) is updated to a Spotted Livery similar to the ...
All planes were assigned to the 2nd Squadron "Flying Cheetahs" of the SAAF and stationed 1952 in Korea.
v3: Roundels and Fin Flash optimized, Roughness Metallic layer redone for DCS 2.5.4
v2: Skins completely redone for DCS 2.1, SAAF 395 Sherdanor and SAAF pilot added
v1: Initial release
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... camouflage used later during the Border war with Angola. With "Deep Buff" and "Olive Drab" on the top, and standard Grey undersides.<br />
The Helmets are based of the current Silver Falcons helmets used by the South African Airforce Display team.<br />
The Roundels are ZANDF's own, based off the Old Castle of the SAAF, with the Old "Winged Spingbok" of the SAA.<br />
Known issues: The South African Flag on the drop tanks ...