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Jet (Apple II)

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100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.9
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Advertising Blurbs

Advertisement in COMPUTE!, November 1987:
    From the author of Flight Simulator comes the state of the art in jet simulation. Let Jet's unparalleled realism and programming depth launch you into an exhilarating experience!

    Realistic Scenery
    • Highly detailed aircraft models (F-16, F-18, MiG-21, MiG-23)
    • Multiple detailed airports
    • Detailed ships (carrier & cruisers)
    • Detailed enemy land and sea targets


    Realistic Aircraft Control
    • Fly a land-based F-16 or carrier-based F-18
    • Powerful, gas-guzzling afterburners
    • "Fly by Wire" flight controls
    • Flight performance affected by armament and fuel levels
    • Realistic airbrakes for quick midair deceleration


    Realistic Modern Electronic Instrumentation
    • Real "Heads Up Display" with complete attitude indicator
    • Target range indicator
    • Enemy target tracking radar
    • Multiple system status displays


    Realistic Combat Missions
    • Dogfight and target strike missions
    • Accurate offensive and defensive strategic considerations
    • Realistic fuel constraints
    • Multiple advanced air-to-air and air-to-ground weapon systems
    • Progressive skill levels


    Nice Touches
    • Functioning ejection seat
    • Full screen out-the-window view with instant zoom control
    • Realistic carrier catapult launches and tripwire landings


    See Your Dealer, or write or call for more information. Jet is available on disk for the IBM PC for $49.95, and for the Commodore 64/128 and Apple II computers for $39.95. For direct orders please indicate which computer version you want, enclose the correct amount plus $2.00 for shipping, and specify UPS or first class mail delivery. Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Diners Club Charges accepted.

    Contributed by Belboz (6579) on Aug 23, 2001.

Unknown Source:
    From the back of the box:

    Fly an F-16 Fighting Falcon, the most advanced tactical fighter aircraft in the world. Or put yourself at the controls of a carrier-based F-18 Hornet, the Navy's newest multi-role fighter. Jet lets you fly either of these fast, maneuverable machines.

    Your aircraft is equipped with a full-screen Heads Up Display for monitoring instruments and environment simultaneously. Free flight mode gets you started. Then you can select from a variety of land/sea strike or dogfight options to test your combat performance. Jet carries an internal M61 machine gun, and can be fitted with air-to-air missiles, AGM missiles, or bombs as required. Standard equipment also includes search radar, an automatic target tracking/sequencing computer, and fully functioning ejection seat.

    Program Number: IB-JT1

    Contributed by Lee Seitz (645) on Jun 30, 2000.