This air combat simulator lets you fly a supersonic F14 fighter jet that is armed to the teeth. Your mission is to take out the enemy jet fighter planes and destroy the defensive turrets on the navel vessel. Experience true to life dog fighting in this exhilarating combat sim. Chose between first person cockpit view for precision attacks or view your aircraft from the back for tactical overview. You can even switch to your tail camera in case you need to outsmart bogey rockets and enemy warplanes.Punch your afterburner and fire your rockets and machine guns like a true ace! Save the world and become a real fighter pilot hero. Key features: Highly intense aerial dogfighting; True to life aircraft handling; Intuitive control scheme; Switch between cockpit and third person view; Perform exhilarating stunts such as loopings; Attack the naval ship and take out its battery of flak cannons; Shoot down enemy aircraft with your machine gun fire and heat seeking rockets; Amazingly crisp 3D graphics F-14 Tomcat - a brief history of the top gun fighter warplane The first American fighter to incorporate the lessons learned in the skies over Vietnam, the F-14 was meant to be a long-range interceptor capable of interdicting strikes against American carrier groups as well as an agile air superiority fighter. To accomplish these missions, the aircraft was designed to fire the long-range AIM-54 Phoenix missile, but also carried shorter range air-to-air missiles such as the AIM-9 Sidewinder and AIM-7 Sparrow. In addition, it was fitted with the M61 Vulcan gun. Initially powered by two Pratt & Whitney TF30 engines, the aircraft was intended to receive the F100 shortly after production began. This upgrade did not occur and it was not until 1987, that the F-14's engines were significantly improved. A key element of the aircraft's design was its variable geometry wings. Able to move between 20° and 68° in flight, they were controlled by the F-14's air data computer. Typically, they were swept forward to allow the aircraft to turn tightly in a dogfight and swept back during high-speed intercepts.