X-Plane Static Panzerkampfwagen Tiger 1. The Tiger I was a German heavy tank of World War II deployed from 1942 in Africa and Europe usually in independent heavy tank battalions. Its final designation was Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger Ausf. E often shortened to Tiger. Today, only a handful of Tigers survive in museums and exhibitions worldwide. The Bovington Tank Museum's Tiger 131 (as seen in the video) is currently the only one restored to running order. Simply place the 'TigerTank' folder into your custom scenery Objects folder and then edit in Overlay Editor or WED. By Bjoern Meier.