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Old 10-03-07, 04:06 PM
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I have it, actually several versions going back to 5.1

It allows you to design aircraft then fly them and test them out using about as close to real world physics as can be done. Graphics are unbelievable as are the realistic flight response you get. Downside, it isn't combat, closest you can get to that is it allows you to dump water on forest fires.

If you have an nvidia graphics card and/or via chipset on your motherboard it may or may not work. Its an openGL game and nvidia's drivers broke it like 10 versions ago with no fix planned AFAIK. The old nvidia driver will work though, versions before 77.xx I think.

basically in flight the game takes your aircraft and splits into thousands of parts and analyzes the forces on each then compiles that together to make the flight envelope and it does it in real time
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