Peter Inglis in an RAAF F-111 at Amberley Air Force base, 1995.
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January 11th, 2002

Emergency in Fighters Anthology!

Fighters Anthology Emergency checklists
Fighters Anthology Emergency checklists

Fighters Anthology is usually referred to as a "survey sim" - meaning that it covers a range of aircraft but doesn't go into great depth on each one. Well that may be so, but I for one never ran out of interesting things to do in the series. At one time I wrote a set of emergency checklists - and at one time or another every one of these problems happened to me! It was fun finding out just how many ways the programmers had provided to break the aircraft! Who can forget that screeching, irritating whine when you threw a turbine blade? - Fighters Anthology Emergency checklists

Jet Pilot ran in only 32 colours

Jet Pilot by Vulcan Software 1996 - Hardware req.
I received more info from Vulcan Software about their classic "Cold War" sim. It ran at 320 x 200 pixels and in 32 colours. No - not "32 bit colour" - thirty two colours only! Those were the days when gameplay meant all! - Jet Pilot Hardware requirements.

Sinclair Spectrum screenshots for 1980's Ace of Aces

Ace of Aces

Francisco J. Campos sent in some Sinclair Spectrum screenhots of this 1986 sim featuring the Mosquito: Ace of Aces

Ka-52 Team Alligator: wrong code shipped?

Ka-52 Team Alligator  - 2001 Ka-52 Team Alligator  - 2001
The sim looked fantastic and should have been a flagship product for the publisher. Sadly it was released without fanfare and at a budget price in April 2000. Unfortunately an early build of the code appears to be the one shipped to consumers. Read more: Ka-52 Team Alligator

Updated list of Helicopter sims in the Museum

I've updated the list of Helicoptersims in the Museum.

Fly in Cockpits from BCC GUMP

Cockpits from BCC GUMP - They are full-motion cockpits and aircraft. Types are B727, B757, B747-400, B747-200, DC9, DC10.
Peter Jungmann from BCC GUMP contacted me with information about their full motion simulators. They are full-motion cockpits and aircraft. Types are B727, B757, B747-400, B747-200, DC9, DC10. - Cockpits from BCC GUMP