Peter Inglis in an RAAF F-111 at Amberley Air Force base, 1995.
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January 4th, 2002

First flight in: Korean Combat Pilot (2001)

Korean Combat Pilot (2001) in MiGMan's Flight Sim Museum - Korean Combat Pilot (2001) in MiGMan's Flight Sim Museum -
Exhibit: Korean Combat Pilot (2001)

Platform: PC
Host sim: Microsoft Combat Flight Sim 2
Release Date: 2001
Developer: Blue Arrow
Publisher: Just Flight
In the Museum collection? Yes.
Comments: Containing 12 good flyable aircraft and detailed scenery, it had quite a bit to offer the discerning flyer in 2001. Even In 2006 it was still good value for those running modest PC hardware.

More screenshots from F-19 Stealth Fighter (1989)

F-19 Stealth Fighter

A late 1980's classic sim, F-19 garnered fans on the popular 16-bit gaming computers of the 1980's - the Atari ST and the Commodore Amiga. Francisco J. Campos sent in some more screenshots - F-19 Stealth Fighter (1989)

First of a new breed

US Navy Fighters '97

Those were the days! DOS was just about dead as far as sims were concerned and USNF '97 was one of the first of the new breed of WIndows sims. Mind you it didn't look any different to it's DOS predecessors! - US Navy Fighters '97.

Thrustmaster - why the stiff springs?

Why the Stiff Springs?:  From the Thrustmaster® Flight Control System Mark II  owner's manual.
Ever wondered why the springs are so stiff in the upmarket TM gear? Digging back into the PFCS Mk II manual I found all the answers...

Why the Stiff Springs?

My first sim was Intercepteur Cobalt for ZX Spectrum

Francisco J. Campos reported: "My absolute first sim was Intercepteur Cobalt for ZX Spectrum. I had a 16Kb Speccy by then, so I was only allowed to load the 'Pilot's Test' and the 'Take Off' module. IC just had instrumental flight, and for a good reason: it was written entirely in BASIC, with no graphics.