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Description

Jane's Combat Simulations: Israeli Air Force gives the player the chance to join the Israeli Air Force, one of the most professional air forces in the world. Flyable aircraft are: F-4E, F-4 2000, F-15 2000, F-16D, Lavi ATF, Kfir, and Mirage III.

The game was developed by IAF pilots (on reserve duty), and features terrain with true elevation, made by using satellite data. The game featured support for Jane's multiplayer service, the now closed Combat.Net

Screenshots

Jane's Combat Simulations: Israeli Air Force Windows Spartan atmosphere of real IAF is well rendered in this old sim.  Weather is not a concern - clear skies are the norm.
Jane's Combat Simulations: Israeli Air Force Windows Title screen
Jane's Combat Simulations: Israeli Air Force Windows Enemy Mi-8 with commando units
Jane's Combat Simulations: Israeli Air Force Windows IAF MENU

Alternate Titles

  • "以色列空军" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "כוכב כחול: סימולטור הטיסה - חיל האויר הישראלי" -- Hebrew spelling
  • "IAF" -- Informal abbreviation

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User Reviews

One of the few about IAF darkpilot (713) 4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars

Critic Reviews

Attack Games Dec, 1998 9 out of 10 90
Gameplay (Benelux) Nov, 1998 90 out of 100 90
PC Action Oct 21, 1998 86 out of 100 86
GameStar (Germany) Oct, 1998 86 out of 100 86
PC Gamer Dec, 1998 83 out of 100 83
PC Player (Germany) Oct, 1998 82 out of 100 82
GameSpot Dec 04, 1998 8.1 out of 10 81
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Dec, 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gamesmania.de 1998 80 out of 100 80
PC Joker Nov, 1998 78 out of 100 78

Forums

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Jane's IAF modders 1 sliver webidfaf (21)
Aug 05, 2012
multiplayer session 1 sliver webidfaf (21)
Aug 05, 2012

Trivia

Development

IAF was developed by actual Israeli Air Force personnel (on reserve duty). The developer, Pixel, is based in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Extras

The main game release comes on 2 CDs. One CD is the game and second is IAF 50th Anniversary CD-ROM

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Kasey Chang (3645) added Jane's Combat Simulations: Israeli Air Force (Windows) on Dec 02, 2000