B-17 Flying Fortress

B-17 Flying Fortress Screenshots

Amiga version

Title screen [1]
Title screen [2]
Select your nose art
Crew photo
Crewman info
Briefing
A B-17 formation
External view
You can switch through all bomber stations from this menu.
Pilot cockpit window
Taking a look at the navigation map.

B-17 Flying Fortress Screenshots

Atari ST version

Presents
Title Screen
Select your language
Take an existing plane or customize it including nose art
Briefing room target recon footage
Configuration menu
Firing the B-17 up and taxi out for take-off
Cockpit flight control panels 1 of 3 (far right shown)
Just lifting off from England
In combat box formation over the channel
Navigator mapping position
Small dots are lethal Luftwaffe fighters BF109's or FW190's
Luftwaffe fighters making slashing attacks through our group
Combat box formation protection
German fighters going down
From a distant German fighter you see the tangling in the background with two of our bombers streaming smoke
Still keeping formation with two damaged
Another attack downs a B-17 his smoke trail down but some crew manage to bail-out
Coming up on bomb run
Navigator is wounded
The rest of the flight shot down and we have a fire on #2 engine
Pilot is also hit so co-pilot is flying the plane and provides aid to pilot
Damage control screen with #1 engine out and #2 had fire and now leaking oil along with flap damage
Over the channel headed for England tangling with more Luftwaffe fighters some going down
Crashed in England and the locals welcome us back
Awards for mission
Crew shot missing our navigator
And sometimes you don't make it back

B-17 Flying Fortress Screenshots

DOS version

Microprose Presents...
B-17 Flying Fortress.
'Arizona Sapphire's' Bold crew photo. The game tries to by stylistic and period-oriented.
Credits Screen
Customize your B-17's with personalized names, logos, and crews.
One of the crew. The game keeps careful track of each member, from skills to health to morale. It's up to you to keep them running a tight ship.
Briefings. The briefings not only include your basic 'go here, do this' page, but also black and white intelligence fly-bys, which are nice touch.
Your cockpit. Not only does B-17 challenge you to fly and gun effectively, but you will also find yourself moving crew around to perform functions when others are injured.
The mid-gunnery positions. Every position on a B-17 is available for you to control.
The Ball Turret. You really begin to understand the kind of bravery it took to lock yourself up in a ball dangling just off the ground under these bombers.
Your formation. Though not as important in the game as in reality, sticking with your formation provides extra firepower to protect you.
Your section leader's been hit. Bullets score damage to parts, and bombers will leak oil, smoke, and fire.
Splash one Fw-190. You'll begin to wonder why you never get fighter escort.
A fairly historically accurate Norden bombsight aids in delivering your 'packages'.
The Purple Heart will probably be your most common award, as you and your crew fall under constant gunfire.
A common ending to a mission, especially if your crew is inexperienced. Fortunately, ditching in the Channel is better than being caught over France.
Getting ready to take off.
Plane.
Instrument panel.
Radio.
Map.
External view of plane.
Coming in for a landing.
Landing.
Made it home safely.
Getting chewed out for failing a mission.
Mission Debriefing.
Mission details.
Recon film.
CD-Version: Select your language.