Rise of Flight (PC) - WWI Air Combat flight sims

Rise of Flight (PC)

Rise of Flight US box cover

General Information

Official Website

Also known as Rise of Flight: The First Great Air War (North America)

Release date: June 25, 2009 (North America), May 7, 2009 (Russia), July 2009 (Europe and the Middle East), August 2009 (digital download)

UPC: 860913000012


Type: Combat Simulation

Physics Engine: Digital Nature

Developer: neoqb (formerly Gennadich/d-Strict)

Publishers: 777 Studios (North America), ND Games (Russia), Aerosoft (Europe and worldwide)

Recommended system (with Windows Vista): Core 2 Duo 2.8GHz, 3GB ram, 6GB hard disk space, GF9800 or Radeon 4850 series 512MB

Purchase Information

MSRP: $39.99

USA: Amazon, FSPilotShop, GoGamer, J & R, NCIX

Canada: FSPilotShop

Russia: nd.ru

International: FSPilotShop (US-based, ships internationally)

Download: http://riseofflight.eu

Download the Demo


September 20, 2009: Avsim (includes short interview)

July 2009: Impulse Gamer (6.5/10)

July 23, 2009: Gameplanet.co.nz. 8/10

July 8, 2009: IGN. 7.9/10. "The gameplay may be a bit constrained but the modeling is the best we've ever seen."

May 10, 2009: Beta review by Sandor Baliko (English translation by Balazs Toth)

May 5, 2009: Beta review by Timothy Scott (WWIAirCombat)

April 26, 2009: Beta review by Tim Stone (Rock, Paper, Shotgun)

February 27, 2009: SimHQ First Look Preview by Doug "guod" Atkinson (SimHQ)

November 13, 2008: Review of the Alpha version by Alexei Butrin (Gameland) (Russian) (English translation) - hands-on impressions from Igromir 2008

Developer Interviews

WWIAirCombat interview with developer Loft (March 2009)

WWIAirCombat interview with developer Loft (December 2008)

SimHQ interview with Gennadich (March 15, 2007)


WWIAirCombat Forum

SimHQ Forum (US)

Aerosoft Forum (Europe)

Sukhoi Forum (Russia)




Pictures and screenshots (old gallery)

Screenshots (official website)

neoqb's YouTube Channel