Hi all, its been many years since I've been around a FS builders community so forgive me if I'm a little rusty.
I have previously made and released a few aircraft for FSX but due to a hard drive crash a few years ago I lost a good deal of work and never had the heart to return to it. However I was wondering if any tools have surfaced allowing the modification of compiled MDL's or adding to them or a workaround? I know people may not want to talk about them in public but I have a good reason for asking.
Before the crash I almost completed a pretty high quality BD-5j, as of right now only IRIS's model is of that quality. Because during the crash I lost my build drive with source files but not the one with my FSX install so I still had the build model in the directory. I decided to store it for a later date, apart from the pilot It's missing one thing and that is the virtual panel poly so I could fit it with gauges. I'd really like to give this out to the community but without the panel it's pretty useless. I wouldn't mind if someone else wanted a go at modifying it and putting it out providing they can show me they're competent and know how to achieve this.
At this moment I have no tools installed but would put them back in if I thought I could finish my work.
These are some screenys from the original build and a few renders I made during construction.