Archive for October, 2011

Ace combat press clippings: flying a jet fighter

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011
We were very fortunate a few weeks ago to welcome five reporters from Britain. They had been invited by Namco to feel the pulse of what a fighter pilot feels like when flying a jet fighter. This was a great day, sunny, and everyone was in a very good mood. The reporters got to play Ace Combat Assault Horizon, and then get ready for the experience of a lifetime, fly in a real jet fighter. Below are two articles that have been published, one in The Independent and the other in the Daily Star. We aRead More....

What is a jet fighter

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011
A fighter jet is a military aircraft designed primarily for air-to-air combat with other aircraft, as opposed to a bomber, which is designed primarily to attack ground targets. The hallmarks of a fighter are its small size, speed and maneuverability. Many fighters have secondary ground-attack capabilities, and some are dual-roled as fighter-bombers. It is not unusual for aircraft that do not fulfill the standard definition to be labelled or described as fighters. This may be for politicial or naRead More....

Gavin Ramjaun of ITV flies our jet fighter in France

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011
We had a fantastic time welcoming Gavin Ramjaun from ITV Daybreak, in France. He came to experience the thrills of a jet fighter ride and what it feels like to be a fighter pilot. This experience was organised by Performance Entertainment and Warner Bros for the launch of the Green Lantern DVD in a few days in the UK. And it was a fun day. We are getting used to camera crews, and it is quite funny to see the presenter rehearsing and then doing his bit. Then the serious stuff started… We gotRead More....