Microsoft Flight Simulator 2002 (Windows)

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Teen
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Perspective
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84
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Description

2002's version of Microsoft's long running series of non-combat, commercial flight simulators. The game uses a completely new 3D graphics engine which features photorealistic terrain as well as some nifty effects like jet contrails, volumetric clouds and a completely 3D virtual cockpit for each of the 12 planes in the game (which include the new Cessna 208 Caravan Floatplane and Boeing 747-400).

Other additions come in the form of a database of over 21,000 world airports, downloadable real-time weather as well as an ATC (Air Traffic Control) module for realistic instrumental flying which is shared by all the AI pilots.

Screenshots

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2002 Windows Another scenic flight. This time approaching the Grand Canyon
Microsoft Flight Simulator 2002 Windows The settings menu allows the simulator to be finely customised
Microsoft Flight Simulator 2002 Windows Flying over Paris at maximum resolution. There are external views of the plane available to the pilot
Microsoft Flight Simulator 2002 Windows This is the list of lessons in the Learning to Fly menu. Each After this the pupil selects the aircraft they want to fly in and they're off

Alternate Titles

  • "模擬飛行 2002" -- Chinese spelling (traditional)
  • "模拟飞行2002" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Microsoft Flight Simulator 2002: La référence de la simulation de vol" -- French tag-lined title
  • "Microsoft Flight Simulator 2002: Ein realistisches Flugerlebnis" -- German tag-lined title
  • "Microsoft Flight Simulator 2002: As Real As It Gets" -- Tag-lined title

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Critic Reviews

GameSpot Nov 07, 2001 9.3 out of 10 93
GamingExcellence Apr 15, 2002 9.1 out of 10 91
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Feb, 2002 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Gamezilla Jan 05, 2002 87 out of 100 87
Gameplay (Benelux) Dec, 2001 87 out of 100 87
Gamesmania.de Dec 10, 2001 81 out of 100 81
Super Play (Sweden) Dec, 2001 8 out of 10 80
Gamezone (Germany) Nov 09, 2001 8 out of 10 80
PC Games (Germany) Dec, 2001 76 out of 100 76
GameStar (Germany) Nov, 2001 75 out of 100 75

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Trivia

If you're bored with flying alone with Flight Simulator's ATC, you can connect to the internet using special software, and fly with real, human controllers!

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Zovni (9321) added Microsoft Flight Simulator 2002 (Windows) on Jan 31, 2002