1942: The Pacific Air War was a combat flight simulation released by MicroProse in 1994. It followed the U.S. and Japanese World War II conflict from 1942 to 1945.
This simulation featured aerial combat, ground attack, and naval engagements in the Pacific Theater of Operations. The popularity of this game influenced the creation of European Air War, a sequel.
Source: Wikipedia, "1942: The Pacific Air War", available under the CC-BY-SA License.
European Air War is a combat flight simulation released by MicroProse in 1998. European Air War is the sequel to 1942: The Pacific Air War by Microprose. The stock standard version simulates the Battle of Britain, and the Allied Air offensives in Western Europe during the Second World War in 1943-45. The game remains popular among flight sim enthusiasts and has spawned hundreds of fan modifications.
Source: Wikipedia, "European Air War", available under the CC-BY-SA License.