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The most popular flight simulation games

The most common kind of vehicle simulation is without doubt flight simulation involving planes or helicopters of any kind. There are two distinct types of flight simulation games: the ones focused on aerial combat (often involving historical scenarios, missions, etc.) and the ones based on civilian flight.
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Top Gun

DOS19873.4/5 Ocean Software
Top Gun is an abandoned flight combat simulation game developed by Ocean Software and released by Thunder Mountain in 1987 for DOS and a number of other 8 bit platforms. As the title suggests, Top Gun is based on the movie of the same name starring Tom Cruise.
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Infiltrator 2

DOS19884.1/5 Chris Gray Enterprises
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F-15 Strike Eagle

DOS1985demo3.8/5 MicroProse Software
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Falcon 3.0

DOS1991protected4.2/5 Sphere
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A320 Airbus

DOS19934.2/5 Thalion
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Extreme Assault

DOS19974.3/5 Blue Byte Software
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Strike Commander

DOS1993protected4.2/5 Origin Systems
Strike Commander is combat flight simulation game created by Chris Roberts (the designer behind Wing Commander) and Jeff George. Strike Commander was developed by Origin Systems and released by Electronic Arts in 1993 for DOS.
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B-24 Combat Simulator

DOS1987protected3.5/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
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Tracon: Air Traffic Control Simulator

DOS19893.8/5 Wesson International
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B-1 Nuclear Bomber

DOS19813.6/5 Avalon Hill
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Jet

DOS19854.1/5 subLOGIC
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Overlord

DOS19944.2/5 Rowan Software
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Super Huey II

DOS1988protected3.8/5 Cosmi Corporation
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Red Baron

DOS1990protected4.1/5 Dynamix
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Apache strike

DOS19893.3/5 Activision
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EF 2000

DOS19954.2/5 Digital Image Design
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Tornado

DOS1993protected4.2/5 Digital Integration
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Ace of Aces

DOS19873.9/5 Artech Studios
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Infiltrator

DOS19874.3/5 Chris Gray Enterprises
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Solo Flight

DOS19853.6/5 MicroProse Software
Not many people know that the first games created by Sid Meier were flight simulations. Solo Flight was published by MicroProse in 1983 for Commodore 64, Apple II, Atari, and a year later, in 1984, for PC. The game takes place in the United States. As a fliying mailmain, the goal of the game is to deliver mail across the U.S.A.
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MiG-29 Fulcrum

DOS19914/5 Simis Limited
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3-D Helicopter Simulator

DOS19873.7/5 Sierra On-Line
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Megafortress

DOS1991protected4.1/5 Artech Studios
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Falcon

DOS1987protected4.1/5 Spectrum HoloByte
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Advanced Tactical Fighter 2

DOS19904.1/5 Digital Integration
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Aces Over Europe

DOS19934.2/5 Dynamix
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Flight of the Intruder

DOS19904.2/5 Rowan Software
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Fleet Defender

DOS1994protected4.3/5 MicroProse Software