Wilco’s Tower Simulator

Wilco Publishing and feelThere announced “…… the release of our first stand-alone title: Tower Simulator. Experience the thrill of Air Traffic Control ! Tower Simulator features a ground and tower simulation with breathtaking out-the-window and radar views…..”.

Powered by a new 3D technology along with a complex and highly realistic Artificial Intelligence, TOWER SIMULATOR is the only simulation of its kind.

Highlights :

  • Ground and Tower simulation
  • Multiple views, including out-the-window tower view, Air and Ground Radars
  • Photorealistic renditions of several worldwide airports
  • Realistic aircraft take-off, landing and moving along airport grounds
  • For beginners and experts, from free simulation to Career mode
  • Actively overlooked and supervised by licensed professionals
  • Based on actual FAA and European regulations

Information and pictures available at  www.towersimulator.com.

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Friday, July 31, 2009 14:57

Apart from all the true things already mentioned above by all of you (and I can only agree) I would like to add my two main problems: in the manual the airport chart for CDG doesn’t show you the taxiway-names. And the bigger problem is, I’m not able to get a correct command line with taxi-instructions. Example: typing “DLH423 taxi to runway 08L via taxiway W1 and taxiway N and taxiway A2” results in a syntax-error. The help line in the command box is a joke! Does any of you accomplish to type correct taxi-instructions? And, how can give a… Read more »

Monday, January 5, 2009 08:54

I’ve had it about 2 weeks now and it just annoys me everytime I fire it up. Watch the departing (and some of the arrivals) aircraft long enough and they start to hover, fly sideways and make other strange movements. On the ground you get violent yawing actions, atc voices hopelessly slooooow making life difficult when things get busy. Whole sim seems to run ‘jerky’ – even Wilco’s youtube video shows this (and by the way they have disabled any commenting, surprise surprise). BAO tower, while not looking quite as pretty was smooth and pretty polished and you had VFR… Read more »

Friday, August 29, 2008 12:14

I sincerely regret to add, yet another, negative comment to this thread for a product that would definitely require more work to be refined and realistic in several respects.

And to answer Joao’s question above, there is not the shadow of a doubt that Wilco used the existing previous BAO/Apollo Tower simulator, as it cant be a coincidence that all elements of the new game are similar to the previous one. I used that software for years with pleasure.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 22:02

The more time I spend with Tower, the more I can’t stand it! Tried it with Voice Buddy and ended up walking away from my computer in utter disgust.

Saturday, May 31, 2008 19:11

Dear John, I got a reaction Since you don’t tell me your real name I just assume you are Rob, This forum is a technical one and your personal opinion not necessary reflects the opinions of other. Since you admited in your article after 2 hours you wished to get your money back I don’t believe your review is accurate enough to provide clear review to our customer. Many of your points are clearly user errors and lack of understanding of features. Since I’m not in the freedom to comment your article I’m asking you to refrain advertise your website… Read more »