DescriptionThis flight simulation sets you as a young Spitfire pilot in 1940, when World War 2 is hotting up in the skies over the south of England. The program is viewed from within the cockpit, with the instrument panel viewed by pressing Space. The pilot will have to co-ordinate landing gear, brakes and ruddering, and use a map to navigate and find targets. Loops, rolls and split-S moves are all incorporated in the simulation logic.
The game can generate random combat situations — for example, 6 enemies 10 miles away, 1500 feet into the air. Once you have established a strong flight record you can take on the missions. Additionally there are practice modes for both flying and combat.
- "Spitfire 40" -- BBC Micro in-game title
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|Sinclair User||ZX Spectrum||Apr, 1986||5 out of 5||100|
|Crash!||ZX Spectrum||Mar, 1986||90 out of 100||90|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Amstrad CPC||Feb, 1986||8.75 out of 10||88|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Commodore 64||Feb, 1986||8.75 out of 10||88|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||ZX Spectrum||Mar, 1988||9.4 out of 12||78|
|ST Action||Atari ST||Jul, 1988||61 out of 100||61|
|The Games Machine (UK)||Atari ST||Jun, 1988||57 out of 100||57|
|Commodore Format||Commodore 64||Jul, 1991||2 out of 4||50|
|Zzap!||Commodore 64||Jul, 1985||33 out of 100||33|
|Computer Gaming World (CGW)||Commodore 64||Dec, 1991||0|
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