3D Helicopter Simulator by Sierra - 1987
Exhibit: 3D Helicopter Simulator (1987) by Sierra

Publisher: Sierra
Programmer: Joe Wofford
Comments: Released in 1987, this sim must have been one of the first to support head to head play via a modem. For it's time it looked outstanding with 3 dimensional polygon choppers and scenery.

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Artwork & packaging

These are the physical components of the flight sim package. From the year 2010 onwards more and more software was purchased via download rather than on a physical storage medium.

Box art 3D Helicopter Simulator (1987) by Sierra: Box Art 3D Helicopter Simulator (1987) by Sierra: Box Art
Advertising 3D Helicopter Simulator (1987) by Sierra: Manual cover
5.25" floppy disk 3D Helicopter Simulator (1987) by Sierra: CD 1
Source Code Right click to download the original code - 107k zip file

"Failure of your engine during flight will always result in your death"

From the documentation.

3D Helicopter Simulator by Sierra - 1987

3D Helicopter Simulator by Sierra - 1987