The 10 best flying games EVER

1. IL-2 Sturmovik (2001)

This realistic WWII flight sim has slipped under a lot of gamers' radar, but it's well worth it for its combination of hard but satisfying gameplay. Tricky takeoffs are followed by lenthy flights to the battle, then lethal bombing runs and dogfights – and if you survive, you have to fly home and land properly. The online multiplayer of the early games was well ahead of its time, influencing modern sims such as War Thunder, and the series continues to innovate. 

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What about Air Warrior, Warbirds, Aces High, WW2OL etc? Aces High is THE combat flight simulator since it allows you to combat air to air, air to ground, ground to ground etc. with hundreds of other players around the world.

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