Summary: Birds of Steel is a great, awesome flight sim. The planes look realistic, the locations are amazing, and the gameplay is good. I say good because the learning curve is rather steep. The hardest parts of the game so far seem to be landing the plane and making maneuvers in flight.
Summary: Good game. Simple, relatively realistic and enjoyable. Only flaws are the typical game "lock-out" structure of denying certain aircraft until a certain level of points and the fact that every enemy airplane and anti-aircraft gun aims at you (typical of games but not of real world operations where...
Summary: I got this game for my grandson. He really enjoys the airplane shooting games involving the slower moving propeller driven aircraft as opposed to the faster jet aircraft games, and such games help him with his hand eye coordination.
Summary: I delayed getting this as I read reviews indicating you would need to be a pilot in order to enjoy it. I am not a pilot, not even close, but I do enjoy it. So much in fact, I purchased a flight Stick to enjoy it even more.