Peter Inglis in an RAAF F-111 at Amberley Air Force base, 1995.
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Apr 22nd 2001

Helicopter Classics.

3D Helicopter Simulator
This sim must have been one of the first sims to support head to head play via a modem. Here's a classic tip from the manual :

" When fighting against a human opponent, load a helicopter which blends
into the background scenery. A little confusion always helps. "

Classic ! - 3D Helicopter Simulator (1987) by Sierra

No external views in Gunship 1987

Gunship - 1980's Apache sim.
In Gunship (1987) there were no external views available, just a cockpit with a bedazzling array of engine sensors and weapons displays.

Early multiplayer sim: 3D Helicopter Simulator

Combat Lynx - 1984.
Combat Lynx by Durell Software ... released in 1984, allowed you to fly the Westland Lynx in a ground Attack role. This must qualify for the most esoteric combat sim of all time!

It was released for the Sinclair Spectrum with 48K of RAM and the Commodore 64.

Super Huey and Super Huey 2: 1985

Super Huey and Super Huey 2 by Cosmi - 1985 Super Huey and Super Huey 2 by Cosmi - 1985
Superhuey was released in 1985 by Cosmi for the Commodore 64.

The upgrade, Super Huey 2, added extra missions :
  1. Renegade
  2. Brush Fire
  3. Gulf of Terror
  4. Arctic Rescue
  5. Oil Blaze


New links for MiG-29 Fulcrum

F-16 Multi Role Fighter and MiG-29 Fulcrum by Novalogic - 1998
Added new links for MiG-29 Fulcrum - (Novalogic - 1998) by Novalogic: HERE.

New links for F-22 Lightning 3

F-22 Lightning 3
Added new links for MiG-29 Fulcrum - (Novalogic - 1998) F-22 Lightning 3 by Novalogic:

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Bill England on F-15 and calculator sims