Falcon Gold (PC, CD-ROM) Spectrum Holobyte - 1994 USA, Canada Release

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Falcon Gold
Packaging cover Falcon Gold.
Product ID 85004-10840
Product UPC 085004108402
Platform(s) PC
Media CD-ROM
Copyright date 1994
Publisher(s) Spectrum Holobyte
Category(s) Entertainment, Simulation, Flight Simulator, Jet Simulation
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

The best combat flight simulations.
The latest versions all on CD-ROM.

View unlucky enemies through your head-up display.
(New version 1.04)

Hornet: Naval Strike Fighter
Rack up kills in your F/A-18 as a carrier-based Naval aviator or land-based marine aviator.
(New version 1.02)

Operation: Fighting Tiger
Unleash you Falcon's awesome firepower!
(New version 1.2)

Art of the Kill
The Fighter Air Combat Trainer video contains exciting modern and historical air combat footage.

Falcon 3.0
Instant action!
(New Version 3.05)

Never before has such awesome firepower and excitement come together. Falcon Gold- for the first time, the complete Falcon 3.0 collection on 1 convenient CD-ROM. The newest versions of Falcon 3.0, MiG-29, Hornet: Naval Strike Fighter plus Operation: Fighting Tiger and Art of the Kill dogfighting video. This Falcon Gold edition is a tremendous value. And an incredible experience.

The action never stops as updated flight models make the MiG easier to master and the Hornet more competitive than ever. Your reward? More challenging combat among the widest variety of air, land, and sea targets. Plus, with 7 campaigns and over 630,000 square miles of real terrain, you'll literally have your hands full of nonstop action.

No other simulation gives you the depth, the thrills and the realism because nothing shines like Falcon Gold.

Falcon Gold- updated and improved versions of Falcon 3.0, MiG-29, Hornet: Naval Strike Fighter plus Operation: Fighting Tiger- complete with manuals, maps and much more! Dogfight and bomb 3 fully realistic jet fighters through 7 immense, fully-animated war zones. It doesn't even begin to describe the intensity of this incredible flight simulation series.

Your own abilities affect every outcome. Real-world strategies are used against you so nothing ever happens the same way twice. Animated land, sea and air battles explode around you, bringing these most compelling aircraft simulations to life!

Falcon Gold also includes Art of the Kill, the ultimate in dogfight training that will make you a pro. Combines real air combat situations with videotape of combat footage; then you fly the maneuvers yourself in Falcon Gold! Soon you'll be getting "the kill" at a higher level than you ever imagined.

The only simulations better than these are still classified!

Falcon 3.0

  • The most authentic combat missions ever put into a flight simulation.
  • Test your F-16 dogfighting skills in the Middle East, Central America and the Gulf.
  • Full arsenal of authentic air-to-air missiles, smart bombs and more!


  • New improved flight model makes MiG easier to master.
  • Tight turns and "sneak" attacks with infrared weapons blow the opposition away.
  • Experience the thrill of downing A-10s, B-52s, and F-16s!

Hornet: Naval Strike Fighter

  • Round-the-clock naval aviation, with catapult takeoffs and pulse-pounding hook-and-wire landings.
  • Use the Hornet's huge weapons load to sting the opposition, as F-16s fly high cover for you.
  • The fierce Balkans campaign will test your strength and nerves.

Operation: Fighting Tiger

  • New weaponry and the futuristic Falcon FSX are yours.
  • Completely command and control your wingmen's tactics.
  • New missions include SAM suppression, Harpoon anti-ship, beach assault and recon- in the Far East, Southeast Asia and the Indian subcontinent.

Art of the Kill

  • Hottest live-action dogfighting trainer ever.
  • Air Force Weapons and Tactics instructor Pete Bonanni shows you "the right stuff."
  • 180-page book and 1-hour video, plus special training missions for you to fly in Falcon Gold.

This is Falcon Gold. It's time to put your skills to the test.

Wide choice of flight operations!
Play directly from the CD or use the optional hard drive install. Either way, select from:

Solitaire Play- Instant action for center-of-the-dogfight arcade action. Red Flag fighter weapons school, or full-scale command of squadron operations.

Modem Play- Go head-to-head with a friend in any of the 3 aircraft. Or fight on the same side (or against each other) in full-scale campaigns.

Network Play- You and 5 of your best enemies go all out in multiplayer duels or complex and challenging team campaigns.

System Requirements

Required CPU 386-33
Required RAM 4MB
Conventional RAM 604K Free
Recommend Mouse Yes
Recommend Joystick Yes
Supported Audio AdLib
Roland MT-32
Supported Video SVGA

Box Scans

Retail Box cover Falcon Gold. Retail Box back Falcon Gold.



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