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Chuck Yeager's Air Combat

Average Rating: 7.43/10
Video Game Rank: 3774
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Chuck Yeager's Air Combat
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1991-00-00
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Chuck Yeager's Air Combat
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UK/DE/FR DOS 3.5" disk
Rel Date: 1991-00-00
Publisher: Electronic Arts Inc. (EA)
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Chuck Yeager's Air Combat
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UK/DE/FR Macintosh 3.5" disk
Rel Date: 1991-00-00
Publisher: Electronic Arts Inc. (EA)
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Media: 3.5" Disk
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Chuck Yeager's Air Combat
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US DOS 5 1/4" floppy disk
Rel Date: 1991-00-00
Publisher: Electronic Arts Inc. (EA)
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Developer: Electronic Arts Inc. (EA)
Media: 5 1/4" Floppy Disk
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Description Edit | History

Chuck Yeager's Air Combat is a 1991 computer aircraft simulation game produced by Electronic Arts. Famed pilot Chuck Yeager was a technical consultant in the game and his digitized voice is featured in the game, giving encouragement and praises before and after missions.

The game is characterized for its good balance of an action laden gameplay which focuses on classical dog fights and a simple but still realistic flight model which justifies calling Chuck Yeager's Air Combat a simulation. Unlike in many other flight simulation games of its day, altitude and aircraft characteristics have a big influence on the behaviour of the game's simulated aircraft. Realism has been sacrificed to some degree to enhance gameplay however: E.g. a real fighter plane expends all of its ammunition after a few short bursts, while in Chuck Yeager's Air Combat the rate of fire has been reduced considerably, making dog fights longer.

To assist a newcomer to the game several help features can be activated, such as unlimited ammunition or easier aiming. A virtual Chuck Yeager can be activated, who gives advice.
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Aircraft

The game featured six player-flyable aircraft: P-51D Mustang, F-86E Sabre, F-4E Phantom II, Fw.190A-8, the Soviet MiG-15 'Fagot' and MiG-21MF 'Fishbed'. Other featured AI-driven aircraft were: Me.109E, Me.110B, Me-163B Komet, Me-262 Schwalbe , P-47D Thunderbolt, Yak-9, MiG-17MF 'Fresco' and F-105D Thunderchief as opposing fighters and B-17E, B-29C, B-52 and L-5 as aircraft to either protect or shoot down, depending on the mission.

Flying Modes

Three different fly modes were available: Free Flight, which put the user in a selected airplane in a non-hostile environment; Create a Mission, where the user could specify which airplane to pilot against a selected number of AI-driven aircraft of varying levels of difficulty; and Historical Flight, where user could select among three wars to fly in: World War II, Korean, and Vietnam.
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Source: Wikipedia, "Chuck Yeager's Air Combat", available under the CC-BY-SA License.

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Video Game Rank: 3774
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Num Ratings: 7
Average Rating: 7.43
Standard Deviation: 1.05
Num Views: 517
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Personal Comments: 4
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