Wings of Power II: World War II Fighters - FSX/FS2004

Shockwave Productions
$32.32
Wings of Power II: World War II Fighters - FSX/FS2004
Media format: CD-ROM
Compatibility: Microsoft Flight Simulator X / 2004
Compatible with Microsoft Flight Simulator X

Wings of Power II: WWII Fighters is the sequel to the number one- and number two-rated Microsoft Flight Simulator add-ons, FirePower and Wings of Power: WWII Heavy Bombers and Jets. Included are five of the most popular WWII fighters produced: the P-51 Mustang, the Spitfire, the Messerschmitt Bf-109, the Japanese Zero, and the P-47 Thunderbolt.

The Special Edition includes large, printed 17-by-14-inch checklists for each aircraft. These checklists are high-quality, easy to read, and based on the actual checklist in the pilot's manual for the specific aircraft. Deigned to be easily folded many ways to quickly access all the information you need.

Wings of Power II: World War II Fighters gives you the absolute realism you crave for your flight simulator. Wings of Power II includes three brand new WWII fighter aircraft built using Absolute Realism Technology: The legendary Supermarine Spitfire, the Messerschmitt Bf109 and the Mitsubishi A6M5 Zero. Also included are the famous P51D Mustang and P47D-20 Thunderbolt. Wings of Power II delivers the most advanced and faithful aircraft ever designed for Flight Simulator 2004. Professionally recorded and mastered authentic audio Latest generation engine sound including realistic prop effects Stall buffet, canopy, ground roll, flaps, gyro and authentic cockpit wind Authentic drop tank release actually drops both fuel and weight.

Features:

  • Built with the very latest "Absolute Realism" flight technology; built from actual aircraft flight tests and pilot's manual
  • Gorgeously constructed aircraft, inside and out, down to the last rivet
  • Professionally recorded and mastered authentic audio
  • Authentic drop-tank release actually drops both fuel and weight
  • 3D cockpits so real, they look just like their 2D rendered counterparts
  • Special Effects package includes historically accurate lighting for stunning nighttime visuals, realistic startup visuals modeled after the real aircraft, and belly landings with realistic effects and physics programming
Aircraft Included:

North American P-51D "Mustang"
(P51D variant from the popular Wings of POWER P51D/H "Mustang" pack)
The North American P-51D Mustang has emerged as an icon, and is by far the most widely recognized piston fighter ever produced. The P51 allowed the United States to escort their bombers to Berlin and back. The p51 is a heavy, fast energy fighter and, in the right hands is lethal. It has a distinctive sound with its Merlin V-1650-7 engine with 1,720 horsepower.

Supermarine "Spitfire" Mk IA
The Spitfire stands to this day as one of the greatest piston fighters in aviation history. It is a light, maneuverable craft with low drag, elliptical wings, and a broad performance envelope. The result was the Spitfire, a capable, lethal, yet forgiving aircraft that proved more than equal to anything the Germans could throw at it.

Republic P-47D-20 "Thunderbolt" (P47D-20 variant from the highly rated Wings of POWER P47D,M,N,XP72 "Thunderbolt" pack)
Equipped with a large, powerful radial engine, the P47 looked as tough as it was. Known as the "Jug", this aircraft was a mainstay of the Allied fighter fleet and, with its eight .50 caliber guns, was capable of shredding ground targets and airborne opponents alike. While it could not turn with Axis fighters such as the Fw 190 and Me 109, it could outdive both of these and had a zoom-climb capability that was amazing.

Messerschmitt Bf "109" E4
The Bf109 was Germany's premier, front-line fighter at the beginning of the war and was still being produced at the end. Designed by Messerschmitt and Lusser, the Bf109 first flew in May 1935. It was a powerful aircraft - in November 1937 the Bf109 V13 raised the world airspeed record for land-based planes to over 370 mph.

Mitsubishi A6M5 "Zero"
The "Zero" was extremely light and maneuverable, and packed a considerable wallop for the time. It was a delight to fly, excelling at low and medium speed acrobatics. Because of its low wing loading, it could turn very tightly at low speeds without stalling, and had a turning radius of as little as 630 feet in the lower speed range.

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Customer Reviews

Rated 5.0/5.0 based on 1 customer reviews

 - 02/16/2007

5/5
5 of 5 Stars!

As a private pilot (last certified '99), I enjoyed the freedom and feel of flight under my own direction and control. After my stroke, I am reliving the feeling, the joy and the sense of freedom again with my computer. The WOP II gives one the sense that you are very much in control of your environment and YOU are responsible for the consequences. If you mess-up, you have no one to blame but yourself! I believe the realism is self-evident when/if you fly into a thunder storm with ice and turbulence, you may over ice. You may have to land then not return to the air because you made the mistakes of not getting out of the soup. Very Cool! I recommend the WOP II add-on for the realism that it brings to FSX.

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