A320 Airbus (video game)

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A320 Airbus
A320 Airbus Coverart.png
Amiga Cover Art
Developer(s) Thalion Software
Publisher(s) Thalion Software
Designer(s) Rainer Bopf
Platform(s) Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS
Release date(s) 1991, 1993
Genre(s) Flight simulator
Mode(s) Single-player
Distribution Floppy disk, CD

A320 Airbus is a flight simulator personal computer game released in 1991 in which the player pilots an Airbus A320. The game was developed over three years, with cooperation from Lufthansa, Deutsche Airbus and Jeppesen. Originally the game was written by Rainer Bopf on Amiga[1] and converted to the Atari ST by Christian Jungen.[2] Last known version of the game is 1.44.[1]

In 1993 Thalion published two data disks which could be played as a separate game. They were based on the latest version of the game engine. They focused on different flying areas. Europe Edition[3] covered the area of Europe and USA Edition[4] covered the area of USA. In the latter player was able to choose the region of West Coast USA or North East USA.

In 1995 Games 4 Europe software house published an official sequel called A320 Airbus Vol. 2. It was entirely written by Rainer Bopf with no additional help from third parties.[5]

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  1. ^ a b "A320 Airbus". Archived from the original on 18 August 2010. Retrieved 26 September 2010. 
  2. ^ Bopf, Rainer. "A320 Airbus". Flightmedia.de. Retrieved 22 December 2008. 
  3. ^ "A320 Airbus - Europe Edition". Archived from the original on 18 August 2010. Retrieved 26 September 2010. 
  4. ^ "A320 Airbus - USA Edition". Retrieved 26 September 2010. 
  5. ^ "A320 Airbus". Retrieved 26 September 2010. 

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