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iEntertainment Plans Launch of Pilot Training Simulator Game

Posted May 5, 2006 3:45 a.m. EDT

— iEntertainment Network

plans a fall release of a flight simulator game based on the pilot training program of the U.S. Air Force.

Titled USAF Pilot Training: Road to the Thunderbirds!, the game is being created with the cooperation of the Air Force. iEntertainment has not yet picked a retailing partner for publishing of the title.

Road to the Thunderbirds! Tracks the training of a pilot through various aircraft and assignments, culminating in the awarding of a pilot's wings.

Thunderbirds is the USAF's elite demonstration team.

J.W. "Wild Bill" Stealey, chief executive officer of iEntertainment, is a former Air Force pilot.

iEntertainment's best-known product is its online air combat game called WarBirds