The Best Combat Flight Simulators for PC

It goes without saying that gaming on PC is a kind of leisure activity as we as a job for some people. There are a lot of different kinds of games. Are you aware of a flight sim? Undoubtedly, you can answer “Yes, it’s a video game”. But today there are a great variety of flying games and it may become difficult for you to decide what game to buy. Here we offer you to consider some of the best flight simulators you could play.

 

Strike Fighters 2 and Expansion

Strike Fighters 2 and Expansion is a computer game simulating flying an airplane. They are combat oriented. That is why, except flying, you have to drop bombs and fire missiles. Strike Fighters 2 and Expansion include the series of this game. Let’s have a closer look at them.

Strike Fighters 2 Vietnam is a simulator where the player will join the ranks of the US Air Force and try to impose democracy in Vietnam firing, dropping on those who does not recognize the values of a democratic government system.

Strike Fighters 2 Europe is a simulator which tells the story of how “the Cold War became hot” and the Soviet army invaded East Germany. The player will join the ranks of the US Air Force, the UK or Germany and dislodge the invaders from Europe.

Here you can select from 3 modes that take place in different time and place (in 1962 Europe suffers from war because of the Cuban Missile Crisis; in 1968 Czechoslovakia is against NATO; in 1979 the Soviets invade West Germany).

Strike Fighters 2 Israel is a simulator where the player becomes a member of the armed conflict in Israel, namely the Six-Day War of 1967, the War of Judgment Day in 1973, the Lebanon War in 1982.

Strike Fighters 2 Expansion Pack 1

This one is set in 1956 the year of the Suez Crisis. The player will fly as an Israeli pilot in Operation Kadesh.

 

IL-2 Sturmovik

This computer game simulates the air hostilities that took place during the period from 1938 to 1946. Here you’ll find the most realistic simulated aircraft with piston engines, 32 types of aircraft (77 taking into account the modifications), three-dimensional models of tanks, aircraft and other military (air and ground) objects, individual combat missions and campaigns, on-line missions with the participation of up to 80 players simultaneously, highly detailed three-dimensional landscape, change of the day and night in real time, a variety of weather conditions, colorful special effects, the possibility of recording and editing your flight, the assignment of military rank and military decorations for the successful execution of missions in the campaign, playing for the pilot or gunner.

 

Wings of Prey

Wings of Prey is the PC version of IL-2 Sturmovik “Birds of Prey”. It is a military  simulator dedicated to important operations during World War II. The virtual pilots of Wings of Prey will be able to raise to the skies over Britain, Stalingrad, Ardennes, Berlin, Sicily and Korsun. They can fly forty models of fighters, attack planes and bombers taking part in fifty historical battles. There are four network modes, voice chat and online rankings for fans of multiplayer battles. You will see a full scale of World War II from the cockpit of the plane. You will pilot such planes as IL, La, Yak, British Spitfire, the US Mustang and the Thunderbolt, German Messerschmitt, Focke-Wulf, Junkers, and others.

 

Falcon BMS

Falcon BMS (Benchmark Sims) is a free total conversion of Falcon 4. This flight simulator is amazing. Its graphics is worth mentioning. When you begin playing this game, you have a great illusion of speed. 3D cockpit, multiplayer code improvements, avionics, sound engine, airbases, weather conditions have been updated.

Now you know all you need to choose the best flight simulator for you. Pick it up and enjoy flying!

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