Rise of Flight: The First Great Air War

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Rise of Flight: The First Great Air War
Rise of Flight The First Great Air War Cover.jpg
Developer(s) Neoqb, 777 Studios
Publisher(s) 777 Studios, Aerosoft, ND Games
Engine Digital Nature
Platform(s) Microsoft Windows
  • RU: May 7, 2009
  • NA: June 29, 2009
  • EU: July 31, 2009
Genre(s) Flight simulator, Combat flight simulator
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer

Rise of Flight: The First Great Air War ([Война в небе – 1917] error: {{lang-xx}}: text has italic markup (help)) is a World War I combat flight simulation video game developed by 777 Studios and released on May 7, 2009.



Rise of Flight premiered at Games Convention 2008 in Leipzig, and at CIS Igromir 2008.[1] Closed beta testing of the game began in April 2008.[citation needed] On May 7, 2009, Rise of Flight was officially released in Russia with Russian publisher ND Games. In the USA, Rise of Flight: The First Great Air War was premiered at the 2009 E3 and was officially released on June 25, 2009 in the USA by its publisher 777 Studios. Aerosoft gained publishing rights in Europe, with the game also being offered for download from Direct2Drive. In June 2010, 777 Studios acquired the rights to the Rise of Flight brand.[citation needed]


Review scores
Publication Score
IGN 7.9 [2]
GameStar 77[3]


  1. ^ "'Igromir - 2008'. Overview". November 13, 2008. Retrieved December 6, 2012. 
  2. ^ Butts, Steve (July 8, 2009). "Rise of Flight Review". IGN. Retrieved December 6, 2012. 
  3. ^ Fritz Schneide, Christian (October 28, 2009). "Rise of Flight - Spannende Flugzeug-Duelle im 1. Weltkrieg". GameStar. Retrieved December 6, 2012. 

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