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Advertising Blurbs

Back of Box - C64 (UK):

    Another simulation from the creators of F-15 Strike Eagle and Silent Service.

    Solo FLIGHT

    Experience the fun and excitement of flying your own plane.

    Solo Flight is a sophisticated flight simulator, suitable for either learning to fly or improving skills.

    It uses outstanding 3-D graphics. full cockpit instrumentation and air navigation maps to provide a highly realistic simulation. (Speech synthesis is also included on the Commodore 64 and Atari &bit versions).

    Master basic flying, then try instrument flying — it's far more difficult and demanding.

    The ultimate test of your skill and judgement is the Mail Pilot Mission. It's a tough, thrilling race to deliver mail to 21 American airports. Brave real-life challenges from weather, instrument and mechanical emergencies as you hop from airfield to airfield. Solo Flight has been developed by an experienced instructor who has taught over 200 Air Force Lieutenants to fly. Now it's your turn.

    SOLO FLIGHT FEATURES
    ► Realistic primary flight training
    ► Outstanding 3-D graphics
    ► Various levels of difficulty
    ► Full cockpit instrumentation
    ► Instructor option with speech (C64 and Atari 8-bit only)
    ► Game mode: Mail Pilot Mission
    ► Comprehensive Operations manual
    ► Endless hours of constructive entertainment


    CONTENTS
    1 Solo Flight disk or cassette. Operations manual. MicroProse catalogue. Full warranty.

    Contributed by jean-louis (38786) on Sep 20, 2019.

Back of Plastic Folder - C64 (UK):

    AS CLOSE TO THE REAL THRILL OF FLYING AS YOU CAN HANDLE!

    Solo Flight is an outstanding flight simulator that will provide you with the thrill, excitement, and joy of flying your own aircraft. Solo Flight uses superior three dimensional graphics to provide realistic takeoffs, landings, and cross country navigation under both visual and instrument flight rules among 21 different airports, in three different geographical areas of the United States. options include touch and go's, visual or instrument flying, full cockpit instrumentation, dual VOR navigation radios, an instrument landing system (ILS), multiple air navigation maps, four difficulty levels, and emergency procedure practice. In the game mode the player uses his superior skills to deliver the U.S. Mail quickly and safely among the various air fields. This simulation is a realistic trainer and outstanding fun for all ages!

    Contributed by jean-louis (38786) on Sep 20, 2019.

Back of Plastic Folder - C64 (DE):

    Ein einzigartiges Flugerlebnis -

    Solo Flight ist ein interessanter, anspruchsvoller und primärer Flugausbildgs-simulator, mit dem Fliegen leicht wird. Das Spiel wurde von einem echten Kampfflieger konzipiert, der 200 Leutnants der Luftwaffe das Fliegen lehrte. Solo Flight vom ersten Rollen zum Start, über Ihren ersten Soloflug und bis zur Herausforderung des Luftposteinsatzes! Solo Flight ist mit allen Instrumenten, mehrfachen Flugnavigationskarten, Notfallübungen, der einzigartigen dreidimensionalen Flugperspektive "im Schlitz" ausgerüstet, macht Spaß und ist eine Herausforderung für Piloten jeden Alters!!

    Contributed by jean-louis (38786) on Sep 19, 2019.

Advertisement in Computer Games, July/August 1984:

    THE CHALLENGE:



    You're alone, flying a U.S. Mail plane. Suddenly you hit dense clouds and your engine overheats and may cut out any minute. Do you risk flying on to your destination 80 miles ahead, or do you attempt a treacherous emergency landing at a nearby socked-in airport?


    If anything comes close to the real sensation of flying, this is it. The thrills. The responsibilities. The fears.

    With SOLO FLIGHT's user-friendly program, learning to fly is easy. Just grab the joystick and take off. To navigate, you need your instrument panel and flight manual. Plus a little skill during bad weather flying.

    But SOLO FLIGHT isn't always a joyflight. There's always the unexpected. The gusty winds. The blinding clouds. The failing instruments.

    If you think you're ready for the real life challenge of SOLO FLIGHT, hop in the cockpit.

    And get set for everything you least expect.

    Contributed by Belboz (6582) on Oct 27, 2001.