Microsoft Combat Flight Simulator
Exhibit: Microsoft Combat Flight Simulator (1998)

Air bases

There are quite a number of airbases in the sim - the complete list is below. A usefull map of the theatre can be downloaded from www.simviation.com.

Most of the airfields use the same scenery objects as seen at Berne and Calais.

Abbeville
Alteno
Asch
Athis
Audembert
Azeville

Messerschmidt Bf-109E
Berne
- This is representative of most airbases in the sim.

Biggin Hill
Bodney
Boissy-le-Bois
Bonn-Hangelar
Boxted
Brooklands
Caen

Calais
Calais
- This is representative of most airbases in the sim.

Cambrai

Focke-Wulf Fw-190A over Central Berlin
Central Berlin
- no airbases but much more detail here as you would expect.

Central London
Central London gets the Royal treatment !
There is no actual airbase but London gets the most detailed treatment in Microsoft Combat Flight Simulator (1998), with numerous landmarks dotting the Thames River.

Messerschmidt Bf-109G - virtual cockpit over Central Paris
Central Paris
- gets a detailed treatment.

Cherbourg
Coltishall

North American P-51D after taking off from Croydon near London
Croydon


Deelen
Denain
Duxford
Eutingen
Fowlmere
Gravesend
Guines
Guyancourt
Halesworth
Hawkinge
Hornchurch
Illesheim

Republic P-47D at Interlaken in Switzerland
Interlaken in Switzerland
- Spectacular mountainous scenery. This was quite jaw-dropping in 1998.

Juvaincourt
Kenley
Kitzingen
Laon
Le Havre
Leipheim - 2 runways
Leiston
Lille
Lucerne - Switzerland - Mountainous terrain
Luton
Manston - IK - some rolling hills
Martlesham
Middle Wallop
Monchengladbach

Sopwith Camel at 2,000 feet over Southhampton
Southhampton
- No airbase, but what were in 1998, quite exciting and convincing 2-D bitmaps of the docks.

Northholt
Oldenburg
Plantunne
Rennes
Rochford
Rotenburg

Supermarine Spitfire MkI at 10,000 feet over Saint-Malo
Saint-Malo
- At this altitude the urban detail looks quite uncanny. Dogfighting over this made my stomach leap in protest, providing excellent immersion.

Saint-Omer - a few buildings near the strip
Schongau - mountainous terrain nearby
Steeple Morden
Stendal
Tangmere
Thalheim - 2 runways, rolling hills nearby
Thames Estuary - no strip
Triqueville
Vannes
Varrelbusch
Velizy-Villacoublay
Warmwell
Welzow
West Malling
Woensdrecht
Woolston
Etaples - listed last in the sim's location menu becasue of the accent mark over the "E" in the French language.

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