|5 1/4" floppy disc||3D Helicopter Simulator was released in 1987and must have been one of the first sims to support head to head play via a modem. For it's time it looked outstanding with 3 dimensional polygon choppers and scenery. John D. Yarrow got his hands on the 5 1/4" version. It occured to me that some readers might never have seen a 5 1/4" disk so I scanned it in it's full glory.||0|
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|A-10 Tank Killer commands||Thanks to Steve O'Neill the Museum now has the keyboard commands for this sim. Click on the images for a larger view.||1989|
|B-17 Flying Fortress II: The Mighty Eighth||B17 The Mighty Eighth is a single or multiplayer simulation of the B17 Flying Fortress Bomber. You can also fly the escort fighter planes or Luftwaffe interceptors. The design, and some of the team members originate from B17 Flying Fortress.||2000|
|B-17 Manual excerpt: Free Download||Added some FREE excerpts from the B-17 Flying Fortress 2 manual - courtesy of Microprose Australia.||2000|
|B-17 sim site||0|
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Exhibit - Chuck Yeager's Air Advanced Flight Trainer
Release Date - 1987
Platform - PC DOS
Host sim - Self
Designers - Edward Lerner
Publisher - Abacus
In collection - No.
Comments - Chuck Yeager's Advanced Flight Trainer was an ambitious attempt to teach the basics of flight on a personal computer. Edward Lerner developed and programmed it and it featured 14 different flyable aircraft. This exhibit contains AUDIO content.
Chuck Yeager was the first person to break the sound barrier and a virtuoso pilot as well as a Fighter Ace who flew in World War 2, Korea and Vietnam. Do you remember a 1980's flight sim called Chuck Yeager's Advanced Flight Trainer ? Probably not. Anyway the sim featured a 1 hour cassette of the man himself recounting tales from the workd of flight testing and giving tips on flying in general. Listen to it here - Chuck Yeager's Advanced Flight Trainer
|Cuban Crisis missions for Fighters Anthology||Miles McCorsion of has drummed up a set of Cuban Crisis missions - quite timely given the release of the movie - "13 days" movie.||0|
|DX8 debug||It seems that in DX8, the debug output switch was left on for DirectSound, and this slows down sound processing and causes problems in some sims. Download this little file and you will be able to turn off the debug functions in DX8.||0|
|European Air War||Hasbro Australia asked me to host a command sheet for European Air War.||0|
|Fighter Ace 3.5||An attractive WW2 sim geared to online playing, with well organised arenas, training and special events.||2002|
|Free excerpt from the B-17 Flying Fortress 2 manual||Courtesy of Microprose Australia.||2000|
|Free F/A-18 missions||0|
|Free flight and Manuals on the web||Free manuals on the web - from civil aviation to AH-64 Apache and F-16 manuals.||0|
|Free the B-17 !||The original B-17 Flying Fortress sim - B17 Flying Fortress - is available for free at www.bombs-away.net||0|
|Go Play in Space||"Go Play In Space" is a free PDF "e-book" (approx. 180 pages) that takes you from
download and installation
to fixing up a bad orbit
flying to the Moon
docking with the International Space Station
... and making a six-month journey to Mars in less than an hour (with time acceleration).
|Keys please||Raz from Digital Integration made a printable keylist available for F/A-18E Super Hornet.||0|
|Links and Free missions for F/A-18 by Janes||Matt Wagner of the Janes F/A-18 team has created a FREE CAMPAIGN. The campaign consists of 51 missions and is 17.7 megs. Also other useful links||0|
|Meatwater pays a visit||Meatwater is responsible for the sound environment of Battle of Britain and he first came to fame by creating sound enhancements for European Air War. You can still download the EAW sound pack (and others) free at www.meatwater.com.||0|
|Merlin: free helicopter sim||"The Merlin Helicopter Challenge was developed for use by the Royal Navy for recruitment purposes." Rory Geoghan reminded me about this great little sim. It's a good way to kill 10 minutes and you can run it with the keyboard. Ideal for a laptop. You can download it here.||1990|
|MiG Alley source code released||In November 2001 Rowan released the source code, so expect the sim to keep developing in the habds of dedicated fans. www.simhq.com host the code here. It looks like MiG Alley doesn't retail anymore so if you see a copy grab it !||0|
|MSFS: History of Upgrades during the 1980s||1980|
|Museum hosts the Indian Scenery for F/A-18 Super Hornet||The Indian scenery update disappeared from it's original home and after Edge helped me locate it again I decided to house it in the Museum.||0|
|No pilot voice patch||0|
|Nostalgia Jukebox||Hear the Midi files or download them - these tunes bring a tear to the eye of any veteran combat-flight-simmer. - Falcon 3.0 soundtrack.||0|
Based on the real science and math of orbital mechanics and atmospheric flight, it features a first-person astronaut's perspective and beautiful 3D graphics. Orbiter's developer, Dr. Martin Schweiger, has created an amazing virtual world of real and fictional spacecraft, space stations, planets, and moons. It includes a variety of spacecraft, space stations, and sample scenarios or "missions.".
The Flight Sim Museum is proud to host Bruce Irving's free guide to Orbiter - "Go Play In Space".
|Orbiter 2006||Orbiter is a amazing free 3D Space Simulator written by Dr. Martin Schweiger, Ph.D. Orbiter contains accurate math and orbital physics, and has an extensive community support base. This is the 2006 release||2006|
|Saitek X-36 analog config file for F/A-18 Super Hornet||0|
|Scenery upgrade for Digital Integration's F/A-18E Super Hornet.||In July 2000 Pretzelworks released a scenery upgrade for Digital Integration's F/A-18E Super Hornet. In January 2001 I took it for a spin and compared the difference with the default textures.||0|
|Su-27 2.5 Training Missions||Successful repetition breeds success. That's a fundamental guiding principle in training for any complex activity - including flying your simulated jet fighter! These missions are relatively simple. Variables are kept to a minimum and introduced one at a time. That means you'll have fun and be able to keep on top of things while getting the satisfaction that comes from sharpening your skills. Pick a training area - North - South - East or West and start flying.||2000|
|Su-27 Flanker 2.5||Su-27 Flanker 2.0 was released for Xmas 1999 and this major upgrade was released as a free download in 2001. It allowed you to fly my favourite a/c - the MiG-29 Fulcrum ! It also improved 150 other features of the sim, most of which I illustrate in this exhibit.
I also wrote a very simple set of training missions which you can download.
|Thunderjets over Korea||Thunderjets over Korea lets you fly a campaign in the Korean War in F-84E ThunderjetMiG-15, using the Microsoft Combat Flight Sim simulation engine. It is a joint project by Mike Eustace & Doug Attrell.||2001|
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