When you climb into the cockpit of the F-16 Fighting Falcon, get set for the "flight of your life" as the powerful FALCON AT takes you streaking across the sky at Mach 2. Accurate weapons system, head-up-displays, cockpit controls, and overall flight characteristics make this ultimate in simulations. The enemy MiGs you encounter are resourceful and very skilled.
Whether you are a novice pilot or a real "top gun," FALCON AT is for you! 3-D graphic images of buildings, forests, freeways, and bridges flash by as you fly at the speed of sound only 150 feet above the deck. Take out bridges, power stations, tanks, airfields and SAM sites.
"Sweaty palms" and a pounding heart are normal occurrences during dogfight engagements in FALCON AT. Mastering the most effective use of your heat-seeking missiles. Maverick missiles, bombs, and cannon systems will determine your destiny. The MiG-21 and MiG-29 planes will be merciless, as will the opposing pilots you challenge in head-to-head mode. FALCON AT - you won't believe it!
3-D Graphics (EGA) displays
Multiple head-up displays
Complete weapons system including AIMAJ and AIM9L heat seeking missiles. AGM-65B Maverick - missiles, Mk 84 bombs and more
Comprehensive suite of F-16 electronics and counter measures
Multiple views (four cockpit views, chase point vantage, tower, MiG, or missile viewpoint)
Blackbox flight recorder
Twelve exciting missions
Five skill levels (Lieutenant to Colonel)
Ability to rearm and refuel
Awards and commendations
Falcon AT is a DOS flight simulator that released in 1988. An excellent game for its time when it came to graphics (being one of the first flight sims to use EGA graphics, allowing you to see your plane in different view modes), gameplay, and realism, as was common there was little in the way of sound and what there was could end up getting annoying. Dying after completing a mission and seeing, "You get your ribbon but unfortunately you were killed in action," was always amusing. The only real reason to play this now is nostalgia and wanting to relieve those old memories, you are going to be able to find better things that are more modern and even the sequel to this and its Gold edition are going to be a better option if you were looking to play an old flight simulator with more content and realistic planes.
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