To use these skins:
To modify skins, you need to edit the .PCX file with a bitmap editor such as Paintshop Pro.
There is an EAW utility called PICPAC.EXE, supplied (unsupported) by Microprose (available through various EAW fan and skins sites. This DOS-based utility will convert PCX files to the compressed TPC format. The file naming scheme supports skins for all the included aircraft.
Exhibit: A Citizen Soldier in the Air: Lt. Charles H. Cook in World War II, by Bruce Irving.
Comments: Lt. Charles H. Cook flew a B-24D named "Cookie" with the 90th Bombardment Group in the southwest Pacific in 1942-1943. At that time, Allied forces were greatly outnumbered, and Japanese invasion of New Guinea and Australia was a very real threat. Bruce Irving has interviewed Charlie Cook and composed this valuable record of his aviation career. The entire article is also available for free download here - Charles H. Cook.