November 17th, 2001
Break turn in Eurofighter Typhoon
Let's say you're dogfighting a bogey and are sure that it has no buddies around. You may be approaching head on and want to do a bat-turn to let rip with an ASRAAM. Then try this. Break turn in Eurofighter Typhoon
F-15 Eagle driver compares sims and realityMaybe, but it it turns out that real life training works in a tactical jet sim. Check out this encounter with an F-15 pilot reported by Bruce Irving- F-15 Eagle driver compares sims and reality.
Title - Aces Collection
Release Date: 1997
Comments: This collection contained :
- A10 Tank Killer
- A-10 Tank Killer 2: Silent Thunder
- Aces of the Deep
- Aces of the Pacific
- Aces Over Europe
- Red Baron
It also contained maps and a multimedia reference on Early Aviation pioneers in which I was amazed to see pictures of bi-planes docking with zeppelins a la Crimson Skies!
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 !
US Box art for MiG Alley
Added the US box Art.
Nexcient GameSeatA new gamer's seat with built in vibration, sound, and joystick-throttle holders.
Nexcient Game Seat
New screenshots from the upcoming 1950' s and '60's jet sim.
Books - Non Fiction
Scream of Eagles: The Dramatic Account of the U.S. Navy's Top Gun Fighter Pilots: How They Took Back the Skies - This book was recommended to me by Antonin SÚror from Canada, who said: "It is an awesome book on the Vietnam air war and the creation of Top Gun. If you have not read it and you like incredible descriptions of the air battle in F4's, this book is a must.". A reader at Amazon points out that this book has good info for combat flight sim enthusiasts. Amazon has second hand copies from about USD $3.00.