Microsoft Combat Flight Sim 3 Microsoft Combat Flight Sim 3 Microsoft Combat Flight Sim 3
Exhibit - Microsoft Combat Flight Sim 3

Release Date: 2002
Platform: Windows
Developer: Aces Studios
Publisher: Microsoft
In collection?: Yes.
Comments: The third in the series from Microsoft, the sim raised the bar again with a detailed and fast low altitude environment suitable for ground attack missions, and a dynamic campaign.

Spring 2002: MiGMan's first look

Microsoft Combat Flight Sim 3 Scott Lee from Microsoft's Aces Studio explains to me how to insert a CD-ROM... Microsoft Combat Flight Sim 3 Microsoft Combat Flight Sim 3
On September 18th 2002 I interviewed Scott Lee, product manager from Microsoft's Aces Studio, , and checked out the beta version of Microsoft Combat Flight Sim 3. READ ON.

The sim was released worldwide in November 2002.

My Campaign Nov 2002

Interface

Menu screen

Flying

North American P-51B and D Mustang Junkers Ju88P-4 Hawker Typhoon IB

US Player-Flyable Aircraft

  • Curtiss P-55 Ascender
  • Lockheed P-38J and P-38L Lightning
  • Lockheed P-80A Shooting Star
  • Martin B-26C (and F/G) Marauder
  • North American P-51B and D Mustang
  • Republic P-47D (early models) and P-47D-25 Thunderbolt

UK Player-Flyable Aircraft

  • de Havilland Mosquito B. IV, F.B VI, and F.B. XVIII
  • de Havilland Vampire I
  • Hawker Typhoon IB
  • Hawker Tempest V
  • North American Mitchell II (B-25C/D) and III (B-25J)
  • Supermarine Spitfire L.F. IXc and L.F. IXe

Germany Player-Flyable Aircraft

  • Dornier Do 335A-1 and Do 335B-2
  • Focke-Wulf Fw 190A-5 and Fw 190A-8
  • Gotha Go 229A-0
  • Junkers Ju 88A-4, Ju 88C-6, and Ju88P-4
  • Messerschmitt Bf 109G-6 and Bf 109G-10
  • Messerschmitt Me 262A-21a and M2 262A-2a