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Flight Control

Landing planes is fun but harder than it looks.

What parents need to know

Ease of play

There are no levels to achieve, no equipment upgrades and no opponents, just planeloads of passengers circling the airport.

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Consumerism

To reach the tutorial you have to tap past a full-screen ad for another Firemint game, Real Racing.

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Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that the goal of this cute game is to guide small animated planes safely onto a runway. The inevitable mid-air collisions are loud but not too scary.

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Don't let the line drawings fool you. Flight Control is entertaining and highly addictive. Bring flights in safely by drawing a path with your finger from the plane to the runway. When planes multiply from all directions don't choke or they'll crash with a sound like trash cans being kicked over. Success is rewarded with polite applause and a "refreshing beverage" served by a stewardess dressed in a retro 50s uniform.

App details

Devices:iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
Price:$0.99
Release date:October 16, 2009
Category:Simulation Games
Publisher:Firemint
Version:1.60
Minimum software requirements:Android 1.6 and up

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