Propeller aeroplane

Vehicles theme

Player controls any aeroplane that propels itself mainly with a spinning propeller, used before the invention of jet aircraft.


Name variations: propeller airplane, propeller aircraft, tractor aircraft

The first video game about Propeller aeroplane was released in 1980.

Capcom, Microprose and Midas Interactive Entertainment has published most of these games

Succeeded by:
* Jet aircraft

Not to be confused with rotorary-wing aircraft.
Commonly propeller aircraft suffered significantly from stalling and such compared to jet aircraft.

The move towards jet aircraft started around the second world war, though they only had limited usage during it. Propeller planes are still used as civilian aircraft in modern days, though.