After the tape has been stopped a small animation confirms the game's name. It later goes on to credit the company who did the 8-bit conversion and asks you to press ENTER
If you wait at the typewriter screen too long before pressing enter, a kind of screen saver starts displaying aircraft blueprints
A short load later...
... and you get to choose your controls.
This is followed by a similar screen where you select mission difficulty
We're off. I played on the EASY setting.
The plane does a nice barrel roll after take-off
This is mission 1
Targets come in lines from the left, lines from the right and occasionally in lines abreast. The plane has both missiles and guns to knock them down. Looks like I'm low on missiles
Hard to believe but there's three intact planes hiding behind the wreckage of my 3rd hit
You get more than one life to complete a mission. I didn't realise they were shooting at me
Missile lock acquired
Take too long and another life is lost
All eight enemy destroyed, what's next....
Looks like more of the same