||(Windows 95/98) (Retail) (WINGSEURPR)
||(Macintosh) (Retail) (WINGSEURMR)
version does not include the Flight Sim
||(Windows 95/98) (In Sleeve) (WINGSEURPO)
This version does not include the Flight Sim
Relive the Air Battles of World War
Blitzkrieg: Screaming stuka dive-bombers rain destruction on
Allied troops. In the sky above Europe, Spitfires, Messerschmitts, Mustangs,
and Focke-Wulfs fight it out. Over Britain, the RAF, with a few brave fighters,
stand off the concentrated might of the Luftwaffe. It was a time of great deeds
and great planes. Now The Discovery Channel brings you the story of those great
planes, and the men who flew them, through the power of CD-ROM. Relive the
history of the air war over Europe, a history in which you set the pace and
choose the path.
Eight great warplanes examined in detail:
Mustang, stuka, Spitfire, Flying Fortress, P-38 Lightning, Messerschmitt
Bf-109, Messerschmitt Me-262, and Soviet Stormovik.
Details of many more planes, plus pilots,
missions, and historical data.
Over 30 minutes of vintage footage, with
full "VCR" controls.
Rotating 3-D models of the featured
warplanes, in which you control the angle of view, insignia and markings.
Interactive graphs that compare the great
planes of the European theater: Armaments, range, speed and more.
Earn Your Wings challenges that expand your
knowledge of World War II Warplanes.
Windows: A Multimedia PC or equivalent - includes
486SX or higher processor, 4MB of RAM minimum (8MB recommended), hard drive,
CD-ROM drive, audio board, mouse, and VGA display - 256 colors, Windows version
3.1 or Windows 95/98.
Macintosh: single speed CD-ROM, II Series, LC,
Performa, Quadra, PowerMac, color monitor, System 6.0.7, 7.0 or higher, 5MB of
Computer Shopper, June 1995
"The Discovery Channel Multimedia's Wings Over Europe is an
exciting history lesson on CD-ROM that chronicles the air battles in the
European theater of World War II. It's rich in content and well produced, just
like the television documentaries created by its developer, The Discovery
"This two-disc set includes a flight simulator, which lets
you fly various World War II missions, and a documentary disc. But while the
first may sound like fun, it's the latter CD that is the package's true
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