Korean Combat Pilot (2001) in MiGMan's Flight Sim Museum - www.migman.com Korean Combat Pilot (2001) in MiGMan's Flight Sim Museum - www.migman.com
Exhibit: Korean Combat Pilot (2001)

Carrier Strike Date : 6th Jan 1951
Location : Pyongyang
Aircraft : MiG-15

Overview : " US and British carriers have been spotted in the Yellow Sea. USS Essex is moving east with a task fleet. Intercept the fleet and do your best. Select one ship and hammer it!!!!!!!!!!!!! Intellegence reports fleet has extensive air coverage. Watch your six. "

MiGMan's Combat Diary

: Takeoff was in the rain and with a setting sun, the MiG looked magical in the slanted light. I waited around for my wingmen but as usual their takeoff was delayed. The first waypoint was 80 miles off. I tried warping with "X" six times to no avail. Okey dokey - not to worry. "Let's climb above the weather", I thought.

Korean Combat Pilot

Korean Combat Pilot
Click the pictures for a bigger image


It's hard to do justice to the beautiful lighting effects with a screenshot.

Sure enough the storm clouds topped out at about 10,000 feet.

Korean Combat Pilot

Above the weather at 10,000 feet.

Korean Combat Pilot
Click the pictures for a bigger image


Korean Combat Pilot
Click the pictures for a bigger image


Notice the lighted runway threshold - the geen / aqua light at upper left of the image. That will come in handy when (and if) you make it back!

Read on