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Thursday, March 31, 2016

VFR Pilot Game (1984)

VFR Pilot Game (1984)

Ratings

5.2 out of 10 with 5 ratings
Board Game Rank: Not Ranked

Description

Welcome to the VFR Pilot Game! This game was developed for three primary reasons: to introduce non-pilots to the fascinating world of flying, to provide real pilots with review of the many frequently used rules and regulations, and to have fun . . .

"By generating enthusiasm in an educational board game form, student pilots or pilots who fly infrequently can have an inexpensive and entertaining way of keeping abreast of the numerous rules and regulations under Visual Flight Rules flying . . . The game was designed to appeal to the general public (pilots and non-pilots) . . ."

"Objective: Players (called Pilots) each choose one plane, select their 'Home Base' Airports, then take off and fly to other Airports, getting points for each successful landing. The first Pilot to accumulate 4,000 points wins the game."

  • Designer: Kaydon Al Stanzione
  • Publisher: Korax Corporation
  • Year Published: 1984
  • Number of Players: 2 - 6
  • Manufacturer Suggested Ages: 0
  • Playing Time: 60
  • Category: Adventure, Aviation / Flight, Educational
  • Mechanic: Point to Point Movement, Roll / Spin and Move
  • Alternate Names: VFR Pilot Game

Reviews

By
Game is complete and in good shape. Six cool die cast plane playing pieces and a hardwood propellor spinner. Learn visual flight rules while playing this game.

6 out of 10
By
Sackson copy, methinks.

10 out of 10
By
this is truly a classic game

4 out of 10
By
Good introduction to VFR flying and General Aviation terminology. Most of the refresher cards are long out of date. Not much game play here.
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