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AtC - Missile Age

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Missile Age is an expansion product for Above the Clouds! (which is required for use).  Missile Age takes air combat beyond the age of gunfighters which fought in the skies over Korea, incorporating early missile armed air combat.

 In addition to expanding the rules to cover missile combat between aircraft (including RADAR, rudimentary ECM, etc.), Missile Age also adds ground-to-air combat including mass FlaK battery barrages, individual anti-aircraft artillery (AAA) sites, Surface to Air Missiles (SAMs), and Man-Portable Air Defense missiles (ManPADs). 

While we were at it, we decided to incorporate some opotional rules for Above the Clouds, some based uopn suggestions from veteran players.  These include an alternate maneuver order, limitations for tailing friendly aircraft, and non-simultaneous gun combat resolution.

Missile Age includes the first scenario package, Route Pack 6, which covers the air combat which occured in South-East Asia from the mid 1960s and 1970s.  Route Pack 6 contains aircraft performance displays (APDs) for 28 aircraft, 4 models of Air-to-Air Missile (including 20 versions of those missiles), and one SAM system, the SA-2 (in 4 versions).

The APDs included are:

USAF Aircraft (11 APDs)

F-100 Super Sabre ("Hun")

RF-101 Voodoo

F-105 Thunderchief ("Thud")

F-111 Aardvark

F-4C/D Phantom II

F-4E Phanatom II

RF-4C Phantom II

F-5A Freedom Fighter

A-1E Skyraider

B-52 Stratofortress

B-57 Canberra

US Navy Aircraft (11 types)

Skraider, AD-4/6/7

Crusader, F8U-1 (later F-8A)

Crusader, F8U-2 (later F-8C)

Crusader, F8U-2N (later F-8D)

Crusader, F-8E (former F8U-2NE)

Skyhawk, A-4

Intruder, A-6A/E

Electric Intruder, EA-6A

Corsair II, A-7

Phantom II, F-4B

Vigilante, RA-5

Soviet/N. Vietnamese aircraft (6 types)

MiG-17F, "Fresco-C"

MiG-19S "Farmer-C"

MiG-19PF "Farmer-D"

MiG-21F-13 "Fishbed-C"

MiG-21PFL "Fishbed-D"

IL-28 "Beagle"

I hope you enjoy Missile Age!

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