Peter Inglis in an RAAF F-111 at Amberley Air Force base, 1995.
News Archives

August 13th, 2002

Land was green, Water was blue.

Heroes of the 357th
It was the early 1990's and Electronic Arts were running hot and high in the flight sim world. After Chuck Yeager's Air Combat and SU-25 Sturmovik they released Heroes of the 357th

Francisco J. Campos comments on the sim : " You can tell you were in Paris since you see the Eiffel Tower from the cockpit. Heroes of the 357th had a good choice of external views, and a camera to see replays. But the game world was dull and without details: you knew you were flying over land if everything was green, over water if blue. " - Francisco J. Campos on Heroes of the 357th

Japanese Stealth on NEC PC

F-19 Stealth Fighter for the NEC 9801.
In 1989 a Japanese team converted Microprose's classic stealth sim to the NEC 9801 series of computers - F-19 Stealth Fighter for the NEC 9801

All the Stealth

Advanced Tactical Fighters
I've compiled a list of the sims in the Museum which curently feature Stealth aircraft :

Ace Combat 3
Advanced Tactical Fighters
Check Six
F-19 Stealth Fighter (1989)
F-19 Stealth Fighter for the NEC 9801
F-117A Stealth Fighter
F-22 Interceptor
F-22 ADF
F22 Lightning II
F-22 Lightning 3
Fighters Anthology (1998)
NATO Fighters
Super Air Combat

The Stealth Fighters and bombers are popular vehicles in Air Combat Fiction and Technothrillers in general. Check out Dale Brown and Steven Coonts in .

F-16 goes from DOS to Windows then 3DFX

F-16 Fighting Falcon
From the makers of Tornado came an F-16 sim with many of the features fans loved about that previous classic. It was released in DOS, then a windows version, then upgraded for 3DFX, and in 1998 an Afghanistan Campaign was released. - F-16 Fighting Falcon