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F/A-18 Hornet (Macintosh)

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Description

The first of the "F/A-18 Hornet" series, this flight simulator was among the most realistic available for the Macintosh at the time of its release. It features a detailed simulation of the F/A-18 Hornet fighter jet in air-air and air-ground combat missions. The flat-shaded polygon graphics allow for high frame rates even on pre-PowerPC Macintoshes.

Hornet offers wide variety of weapons including cannon, Sidewinder, Maverick, HARM and AMRAAM missiles, and cluster, free-fall and laser-guided bombs. The player must learn to use several varieties of air-air and air-ground radar modes in order to target and destroy the enemy.

Missions are flown in the Persian Gulf from both aircraft carriers and land-based airfields. The player earns awards and promotions for completing mission objectives. The missions culminate in a nuclear strike against an enemy installation.

Screenshots

F/A-18 Hornet Macintosh Aircraft Carrier - Ready for Takeoff
F/A-18 Hornet Macintosh Direct Hit!
F/A-18 Hornet Macintosh Rear View - Buzzing an Enemy Installation
F/A-18 Hornet Macintosh Smoldering Wreckage

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Power Unlimited Jan, 1994 9 out of 10 90
All Game Guide 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
High Score May, 1994 4 out of 5 80
Power Play Jan, 1994 79 out of 100 79

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SiliconClassics (843) added F/A-18 Hornet (Macintosh) on Jul 12, 2007