Flying Corps

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For the air arm of the British Army during World War I, see Royal Flying Corps. For the air arm of the Australian Army during World War I, see Australian Flying Corps.
Flying Corps
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Flying Corps Gold
Developer(s) Rowan Software
Publisher(s) Empire Interactive
Platform(s) PC (DOS and Windows
Release 1996
Genre(s) World War I flight simulator
Mode(s) SP, Multiplayer

Flying Corps is a 1996 World War I flight simulator developed by Rowan Software and published by Empire Interactive. It was one of the most popular flight simulators of its time due to its accurate flight models and graphics, and also the novelty factor of a First World War dog fight simulator. Flying Corps is one of the few flight simulators to have dealt with the First World War - Red Baron, Knights of the Sky and the more arcade-oriented Wings have attempted to do the same, but most companies focus on modern air combat and World War II (usually the Battle of Britain).

The game is split in four campaigns: The Flying Circus (1917), Battle of Cambrai 1917, Spring Offensive (1918) and Hat In The Ring (1918). Several airplanes are available, including the Sopwith Camel, the Nieuport 28 and the Fokker Dr.I.

It was reshipped in 1997 with 3dfx support and a few extras in a package named Flying Corps Gold.

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