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Top 100 CD-ROMs from PC Magazine 1994
Soar with the Legends of Jet
Jets changed our ideas about the skies, space and speed
forever. Here are the planes and pilots that made it happen, the designers and
engineers who created the vision.
Relive man's first daring supersonic flight in the
experimental X-1 with Chuck Yeager himself. Put yourself at the edge of outer
space as X-15 pilot Pete Knight tells you what it's like to go where no one had
flown before. Or go on a dangerous SR-71 Blackbird stealth mission with Rogers
Smith. You'll see, hear and learn firsthand about record-setting flights, high
flying adventure and harrowing brushes with death. Jets! Interactive
Documentary lets you pilot through thrilling chronicles of jet evolution,
footage of flying action, animated 3D models, detailed plans and hundreds of
full color photos. Jets! even includes the full text of The X Planes by
Jay Miller and the acclaimed book Test Pilots by Air Force historian
Jets! Puts all this on your own "heads up" display:
More than 30 minutes of full-motion video
Video interviews with the aviation legends
who lived the adventure
Interactive Documentaries let you explore
jet engine development, stealth technology, radical designs and far more
Morphing feature shows jets evolving before
Hundreds of full color photos and fact boxes
about jets from around the world
Original historical documents, plane
schematics, cutaways and cockpit views
Two complete on-screen books - The X
Planes by Jay Miller and Richard Hallion's Test Pilots, The Frontiersmen
Highly realistic 3D jet plane animations you
can rotate and turn
Let Jets! take you to a whole new
world. Be at the controls of a combat-ready F-16 or sleek F-18
through dramatic "I was there" video accounts. Study dozens of jets in
incredible detail. Meet their pilots, designers and the dreamers who created a
new age in the skies.
Flanker or Phantom.
Identify jet aircraft with the hair trigger accuracy of a combat pilot thanks
to Jets! photo gallery of famous planes. See great aircraft photography, wire
frame plans and stunning 3D models. Move along Jets! morphing timeline for a
look at jets throughout history.
Requirements: 486SX or
higher processor, 4 MB of RAM, 4 MB or hard disk space, CD-ROM drive, VGA or
better display with 256 color support, Microsoft Windows 3.1 or later, a mouse
or compatible pointing device. Strongly recommended: audio board with speakers
Older product but tested OK on Windows XP.
PC Magazine, September 13, 1994
"Could an on-line aviation encyclopedia provide any more
that Jets! does? Not unless it included action videos, engine sounds, 500
captioned photos, the texts of two books on aviation history, statistics on
some 150 jet aircraft, and 22 three-dimensional animations that let you view
aircraft from different angles. Fire up your computer and install one of the
video drivers included on the disk and you'll be cleared for takeoff."
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