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Newbie’s question

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just google "free textures" will give you a wide option of websites. Most offerings will not be exactly what you need, so you will also need to become familiar with a graphics program. GIMP is good and also free.

As a side note, you will need to make sure any textures are of the correct size. Generally the number of pixels (both horizontal and vertical) must be a power of 2: 32, 64, 128, 256, 512, 1024, 2048, 4096. It might also be helpful to read the documentation about Textures
https://docs.flightsimulator.com/html/index.htm#t=Asset_Creation/Textures.htm
 
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Would repeat what everyone above has said, especially with www.textures.com. However, sometimes www.textures.com doesn't have exactly what you're looking for (such as a metal panel with a specific hue and number/shape of lines/edges). In those cases I combine multiple textures from the website in GIMP and even draw out edges/lines using Paint or GIMP. Usually you will have to do some modification of the textures you get from a generic texture website.

Once you get the hang of it, I recommend also using texture baking in Blender to provide ambient occlusion/light splashes for added realism
 
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