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Exhibit: B-17 Flying Fortress: The Mighty Eighth

Release Date: 2000
Developer: Wayward Designs
Publisher: Microprose
Collection: Press Disk CD-ROM supplied by Hasbro Australia, 4 page A4 colour flyer.
Comments: B-17 The Mighty Eighth is a single or multiplayer simulation of the B17 Flying Fortress Bomber. You can also fly the escort fighter planes or Luftwaffe interceptors. The design, and some of the team members originate from the classic 1992 sim from Microprose "B17 Flying Fortress.


Year Price O/S Notes
2000 AUD $
2018 AUD $2.09 from GOG

Artwork and Packaging

Gallery - Artwork

Box Artwork


Gallery - B-17

Flyable aircraft

Gallery - Aircraft - Publisher's screens (2000)

Gallery - B-17 - Publisher's screens (2000)

Gallery - Sim environment

Gallery - Sim Environment - Publisher's screens (2000)


Gallery - Menus


Hardware Requirements

Easter Eggs

Easter Eggs



Download an excerpt from the B-17 Heroes of the Mighty Eighth manual 1.59 meg - supplied by Hasbro in 2000
Download a walkthrough of the first mission (pdf)


2000 - Interview with Iain Howe, Producer at Wayward Design
People involved in producing B-17 Flying Fortress: The Mighty Eighth


Press responses in 2000 for B-17 Flying Fortress: The Mighty Eighth.


March 2000 screenshots
September 2000 screenshot:

Fockewulf 190 attacking a B-17 formation - screenshot from August 2000

Harbour - there is an incredible amount of detail in the ground targets - screenshot from August 2000