Tracon for Windows is the first Windows version of Wesson's classic air traffic controller (ATC) simulations. As an ATC, you are in charge of the air traffic in a certain sector, and your job is to set routes for planes so that every airplane gets to its destination safely and on time. |
You will view most of the action in the radar, which, similar to the real deal, features the aircrafts as green dots or little airplanes, moving at a certain speed at a certain height. The more traffic is in the air, the more hectic your job becomes. Emergencies and other random elements add to the challenge.
Even to this day, Tracon is widely hailed as the best air traffic controller simulation ever made, and this Windows 3.1 version provides more than enough evidence. The game covers most major airports in the world (U.S., Europe, Australia, etc.), and even some minor ones. Voice implementation was also well done – and the game could even be slowed down. Definitely a must-have for all ATC fans: two thumbs up, way up!
Reviewed by: Underdogs