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The best 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.

Most popular flight simulation games

SimCopter
vehicle simulationWindows XP/98/95
F-15 Strike Eagle III
vehicle simulationDOS
Microsoft Flight Simulator 4.0
vehicle simulationDOS, Mac
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Apache Longbow

DOSWindows XP/98/951995protected4.3/5 Digital Integration
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Dawn Patrol

DOS19944.3/5 Rowan Software
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F-22 Lightning 2

DOS19964.3/5 NovaLogic
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Strike Commander

DOS1993protected4.3/5 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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Tornado

DOS1993protected4.3/5 Digital Integration
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Their Finest Hour: The Battle of Britain

DOS19894.3/5 LucasArts
Their Finest Hour: The Battle of Britain is an abandoned historical combat flight simulation game set in Great Britain (obviously) during World War 2. Their Finest Hour was designed by Lawrence Holland, developed and released by LucasArts in 1989 for DOS, Amiga, Atari ST.
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Heroes of the 357th

DOS19924.3/5 Midnight Software
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Battlehawks 1942

DOS19884.3/5 LucasArts
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Secret Weapons of the Luftwaffe

DOS19914.3/5 LucasArts
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Overlord

DOS19944.3/5 Rowan Software
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Knights of the Sky

DOS1990protected4.3/5 MicroProse Software
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F-16 Combat Pilot

DOS19894.3/5 Digital Integration
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A320 Airbus

DOS19934.3/5 Thalion
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Aces Over Europe

DOS19934.3/5 Dynamix
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F-15 Strike Eagle III

DOS19924.3/5 MicroProse Software
F-15 Strike Eagle III is a combat flight simulation video game released in 1992. It was developed by MicroProse and is the third installment in the F-15 Strike Eagle series. The game was designed for various computer platforms of that era, including MS-DOS and Amiga. F-15 Strike Eagle 3 is a military flight simulation that puts playe...
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Comanche: Maximum overkill

DOS19924.3/5 NovaLogic
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Evasive Action

DOS19934.3/5 Particle Systems
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Chuck Yeager's Air Combat

DOS19914.3/5 Electronic Arts
Chuck Yeager's Air Combat is a combat flight simulation video game released in 1991 by Electronic Arts. The game is named after and endorsed by the real-life aviation legend, Chuck Yeager, who was the first pilot to break the sound barrier. In Chuck Yeager's Air Combat players take on the role of a World War II fighter pilot, flying various ai...
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ATAC: The Secret War Against Drugs

DOS19924.3/5 Argonaut Games
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Blue Max: Aces of the Great War

DOS1990protected4.3/5 Artech Studios
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Stunt Island

DOS1992protected4.3/5 The Assembly Line
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Fleet Defender

DOS1994protected4.3/5 MicroProse Software
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Blue Angels: Formation Flight Simulation

DOS19894.3/5 Artech Studios
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Aces of the Pacific

DOS19924.2/5 Dynamix
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F-19 Stealth Fighter

DOS1988protected4.2/5 MicroProse Software
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Gunship

DOS1986demo4.2/5 MicroProse Software
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1942: The Pacific Air War

DOS1994protected4.2/5 MicroProse Software
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Night Hawk: F-117A Stealth Fighter

DOS1991protected4.2/5 MicroProse Software
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Dogfight: 80 Years of Aerial Warfare

DOS19934.2/5 Vektor graphics