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Going to War: Creating Computer War Games by Jason Darby

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Look to the Sky

Unlike sea warfare, airplanes and flying machines have only been around for a short amount of time. In the 100 or so years since they were first flown, they have made great advances in technology in speed, aerobatics, armament, and stealth.

Types of Flying Machines

Listed are some of the types of flying vehicles you could have in your games:

  • Helicopters: The main benefit of helicopters is that they can take off and land without the need for a runway. They can also carry people and cargo to difficult to reach locations. There are many different types of helicopters, such as personnel carriers, rescue helicopters, sea rescue, air ambulances, and attack helicopters. Helicopters can carry rockets, missiles, and standard heavy machine ...

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