Armchair Air Controllers

While the air controllers' strike drags on like an endless wait in a holding pattern at a busy airport, some people are trying their own hand at guiding planes to a landing. No cause for alarm. They are playing one of two video games that have become popular since the start of the strike. The games: Air Traffic Controller ($11.95) and Flight Path ($9.95).

Both products provide amazingly realistic scenes of life in a control tower. With Air Traffic Controller, a radar-like air map on the video screen displays two airports and two navigational reference points. Off to one side, the...

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