Requirements

  1. Skyrim - Version 1.9.32.0 Patch is Required for version 1.6 (The game MUST be Steam related Zero support for unofficial redistribution copies.)
  2. Skyrim Script Extender (SKSE) - 1.7.1
  3. SkyUI's MCM Interface
  4. A stable game environment that maintains an FPS above 27
Choose the SKSE version higher or equal 1_07_01 compatible to your current Skyrim version.
Current release build (1.7.1, compatible with runtime 1.9.32.0) for version 1.8 +.

SKSE Installation Tutorial by Gopher


SKSE IS REQUIRED! You will only be able to steer the ship if you install SKSE, including the Papyrus script support!

Installation

Nexus Mod Manager

  1. Make sure you're running the mentioned version of Skyrim (1.9.32 or later).
  2. Watch the video above and install SKSE (version 1.7.1 or later).
  3. If you have an older version of the mod installed, uninstall it now.
  4. If you don't already use the Nexus Mod Manager (NMM), watch this video and install it.
  5. Download SkyUI via NMM using the Download with Manager button and install it. (See that page for further instructions or alternate options.)
  6. Download the Airship via NMM using the Download with Manager button.
  7. Install the mod with the NMM. As of version 1.7 all options are now accessible in game, so there is no longer an installer.
  8. If hotfixes are present, be sure to download and install them now. Select "No" when prompted to replace the current mod and "Yes to Mod" when prompted to overwrite.
  9. Start Skyrim via the SKSE shortcut you made while watching the tutorial above, and fight some dragons mid-air!

BAIN (Wrye Bash Installation)

  1. Make sure you're running the mentioned version of Skyrim (1.9.32 or later).
  2. Watch the video above and install SKSE (version 1.7.1 or later). The scripts can be managed in BAIN by dropping the archive made for NMM installation into your "%Steam Installation%\steamapps\common\Skyrim Mods\Bash Installers" folder and installing it through Bash instead.
  3. If you have an older version of the mod installed, uninstall it now.
  4. Download the SkyUI archive and install its esp and bsa. (See that page for further instructions or alternate options.)
  5. Download the archive to your "[Steam Installation]\steamapps\common\Skyrim Mods\Bash Installers" folder.
  6. Open the Installers tab and select the Dev Aveza archive.
  7. Right click and select "Install". As of version 1.7 all options are now accessible in game, so there is no longer an installer.
  8. If hotfixes are present, be sure to download and install them now. Allow them to overwrite any files from the base installation.
  9. On the Mods tab, activate the esp.
  10. Start Skyrim via the SKSE shortcut you made while watching the tutorial above, and fight some dragons mid-air!

Mod Organizer

  1. Make sure you're running the mentioned version of Skyrim (1.9.32 or later).
  2. Install SKSE (version 1.7.1 or later) using the method necessary for how you use MO.
  3. Download SkyUI via MO using the Download with Manager button and install it. (See that page for further instructions or alternate options.)
  4. Download the Airship via MO using the Download with Manager button.
  5. Install the mod. As of version 1.7 all options are now accessible in game, so there is no longer an installer.
  6. If you have an older version of the mod installed already, select "Replace" when prompted.
  7. If hotfixes are present, be sure to download and install them now. Select "Merge" when prompted.
  8. Activate the mod for all profiles you wish to use it with.
  9. In the ESPs panel, activate the esp for all profiles you have activated the mod.
  10. Start Skyrim via the method necessary for your MO setup (usually by launching SKSE from within MO itself), and fight some dragons mid-air!

Manual Installation

  1. Make sure you're running the mentioned version of Skyrim (1.9.32 or later).
  2. Watch the video above and install SKSE (version 1.6.16 or later).
  3. Download the SkyUI archive and place its esp and bsa files into your "Skyrim\Data" folder. (See that page for further instructions or alternate options.)
  4. Download the archive to a convenient location, like your desktop.
  5. If you have had the ship installed previously, refer to the Uninstall directions and remove the prior version! This step is necessary!
  6. Check the contents of the archive. If there are many folders labeled in the fashion of "00 Core", delete the archive and go back to Nexus to download the latest version.
  7. Once you have the latest version, copy all the contents except the "fomod" folder and paste them into your "[Steam Installation]\steamapps\common\Skyrim\Data" folder.
  8. If you're asked to overwrite any files, please uninstall the files using the uninstall directions and try again, as you didn't uninstall your previous version. Failure to do this may cause problems.
  9. If hotfixes are present, be sure to download them now. Add the contents of the archives to your "Skyrim\Data" folder, allowing them to overwrite the files you just installed.
  10. Launch your normal Skyrim Launcher via Steam or your default shortcut. Access "Data Files" and click on the checkmark next to "DA_Skyship.esp" to activate it. Close the default Skyrim Launcher.
  11. Start Skyrim via the SKSE shortcut you made while watching the tutorial above, and fight some dragons mid-air!
Manual installation is not recommended or supported. Due to the requirement to uninstall the previous version of the mod prior to each update, using a mod manager is strongly encouraged.