Exhibit - Chuck Yeager's Advanced Flight Trainer
Release Date - 1987
Platform - PC DOS
Host sim - Self
Designers - Edward Lerner
Publisher - Abacus
In collection - No.
Comments - Chuck Yeager's Advanced Flight Trainer was an ambitious attempt to teach the basics of flight on a personal computer. Edward Lerner developed and programmed it and it featured 14 different flyable aircraft. This exhibit contains AUDIO content.
Flight Instruction, Formation flying, Aerobatics, Pylon racing, this sim had it all! Despite the clunky looking graphics by today's standards, this sim was an ambitious attempt to teach you the basics of flying on a personal computer.
- A flight recorder feature could play back your manoeuvers.
- Box art
- The sequel: Chuck Yeager's Air Combat
- Flight Recorder
- Rob "Bomber" Henderson remembers
- Chuck Yeager in the sim
- The audio cassette
- Listen to Chuck Yeager
- Commodore AMIGA version
- Hardware requirements
Comments - Chuck Yeager was the first person to break the sound barrier and a virtuoso pilot as well as a Fighter Ace who flew in World War 2, Korea and Vietnam. Do you remember a 1980's flight sim called Chuck Yeager's Advanced Flight Trainer ? Probably not. Anyway the sim featured a 1 hour cassette of the man himself recounting tales from the workd of flight testing and giving tips on flying in general. - Listen to Chuck Yeager