Peter Inglis in an RAAF F-111 at Amberley Air Force base, 1995.
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May 3rd, 2002

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Flight Simulation Acronymns and Definitions.
26 new pages of common terms used in Air Combat simulations, from AOA to Zulu Time! - Definitions - (see main index: FAQ: Definitions)

Rowan Software - eject!

The work of this company has given me hundreds of hours of pleasure over the past 10 years - multiply that by their numerous fans and you have a whole lotta' fun ! Here is Rowan in the Flight Sim Museum :

DawnPatrol by Rowan Software recreated the Air battles during the World War I in France, 1914 to 1918.
Dawn Patrol

Rowan were responsible for the Amiga and Atari port of Falcon, one of the first high - tech F-16 sims.

Flight of the Intruder
An incredibly ambitious sim which recreated carrier operations in the F-4 Phantom and A-6 Intruder during the Vietnam War. The mission planning ability was extraordinary and the multiplay robust. Flight of the Intruder

Overlord by Rowan Software recreated the Air battles during the invasion of France in 1944.
Operation Overlord was released in 1994 and was one of the very first flight sims to make use of the brand new S3 graphics chipset. This chipset enabled a doubling of the screen resolution from 300 x 200 pixels to an amazing 600 x 400 pixels. You could actually see the little fences around Radar sites! - Operation Overlord

Reach for the Skies - Battle of Britain - 1993.
An interesting Battle of Britain sim with one of the first virtual cockpits - Reach for the Skies

MiG Alley - 1999
A simulation of the Korean Air War which could be played at the tactical or strategic level - MiG Alley.

Using the succesful graphics engine of MiG Alley, Battle of Britainmodelled the largest air battles ever seen on a PC.


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