Advertising BlurbsMicroProse Entertainment Software Catalog (1992):
Strap youreself into the cockpit of AV8B Harrier II, the fearsome low-level strike plane specifically designed for the rigors of quick, tentacious aerial assaults.
- Varying difficulty levels for each battle theater as well as each Harrier model.
- New targets and missions generated as you fly.
- Players can choose from three different Harrier models: AV8B; GR; or an easy-to-fly 'MPS' Harrier. Each with its own unique instruments and HUDs.
Contributed by MAT (153173) on Apr 15, 2001.
Through three perilous battle theaters, you'll fly up to six close air support sorties. Each brought to life by dazzling state-of-the-art graphics and fast-paced gameplay.
Vertical take-off, hovering, and reverse capabilities! Pre-flight sequences! Ski-jump assisted take-offs! Incredible state-of-the-art 3-D graphics! MicroProse has pulled out all the stops in this flight simulation. No detail has been sacrificed to surround you in the complete experience of operating one of the world's incredible strike fighters.
"You'll never get closer to the real thing. Your only other option would be to join the Air Force. Fly the RAF's Harrier GR7, or the US Marine Corps' AV-88 in three flashpoint areas of conflict: Hong Kong 1996, the Falklands 1997 and Nord Kapp 1998. Learn to carry out short/vertical take-offs and landings, hover or, if necessary, fly backwards to confuse enemy pilots! Execute unique combat manoeuvres and arm your Harrier from the vast array of well documented weapons. Get ready for a new direction in flight simulation!"
Contributed by Derrick 'Knight' Steele (2011) on Feb 22, 2000.