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True to the aircraft’s flexibility, you pilot the F-16 in assignments as diverse as dogfights, bombing raids or reconnaissance missions. It is up to you to plan your flight route by setting waypoints on the tactical map prior to take-off; you can also (but need not) select the armament of your plane. When you have accumulated enough flight experience, you may command entire squadrons in the fictional Operation Conquest campaign, a simple simulation of an entire war theater that already hinted at what would later become DI’s Virtual Battlefield.

F-16 Combat Pilot allows multiplayer duels via modem or serial link.


F-16 Combat Pilot Commodore 64 Flying a night sortie.
F-16 Combat Pilot Commodore 64 Select armament for the upcoming mission
F-16 Combat Pilot Commodore 64 Component checklist
F-16 Combat Pilot Commodore 64 The mission planner

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Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft 1990 82 out of 100 82
Compute! Nov, 1990 3.75 Stars3.75 Stars3.75 Stars3.75 Stars3.75 Stars 75
Commodore Format Jul, 1991 2 out of 4 50


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anyone have this game????? 1 James Stephens
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The DOS release of the game contains 3 disks, but installation requires only two of the three.

Use Disk 1 plus either Disk 2 or 3, depending upon which graphics you need. Disk 2 is for EGA and Tandy graphics, while Disk 3 is for CGA & Monochrome.


  • Commodore Format
    • July 1993 (Issue 34) - Modern Classics: Sims (Check 'em out)
    • November 1994 (Issue 50) – #31 The All-Time Top 50 C64 Games
  • European Computer Leisure Awards
    • 1990 - Best Flight Simulator
  • Power Play
    • Issue 01/1990 - #3 Best Simulation in 1989

Sam Coupé version

The game was in development for Sam Coupé and was to be published by Revelation Software. A demo version appeared on the covertape of Crash issue 92 (September 1991) but the full game was ultimately not published.

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Quapil (4721) added F-16 Combat Pilot (Commodore 64) on Jul 14, 2003
Other platforms contributed by -Chris (7303) and Martin Smith (62904)