Sept 28th, 2001
Flight Simulator I
What seems passe now was mindblowing in 1980. Tom Pierce has been involved in professional
flight simulation since the 1960's and he shares his impressions of one of the very first flight sims on a personal computer.
The long awaited sequel to Gunship 2000 came out in 2000 - Gunship. Some fans complained about the lack of hard core features - I found it a blast - and an amazing looking blast! About the time I looked at Gunship I read on www.combatsim.com that Australia had decided on the Eurocopter as it's new armed recon chopper - check out Gunship in the Museum to see the Eurocopter kick butt !iF/A-18E Carrier Strike Fighter was released in 1998. It used a variant of the Demon graphics engine developed the year before by iMagic for iF-22