Fleet Defender

MiGMan&rsquo's Combat Diary, 1998

The cockpit contained a bevy of analog dials and gauges.

In the backseat or Radar Intercept Officer (RIO) station there is a full radar kit from which you can plan and execute intercepts 200 miles from the air targets.













Environment

At different times of day the clouds take on totally diferent appearances.
Compare the cloud colours in these shots. At low level the waves skimmed by at a pulse-quickening rate.
Su-24 Fencers
Setting up enemy formations for a dogfight was made easy in the instant action module.
The 3D diagram of fighter formations is much clearer than the 2D diagrams shown in most other sim manuals, good one guys!
This is typical of the attention to detail in this sim. It contains the most lucid and detailed discussions of Air Intercept tactics I''ve seen anywhere.
Joystick calibration
Su-17
Su-27
External views were dynamic and it was great fun to watch the afterburners and wing sweep.