Browser-Based Cross-Country Soaring Game
You'll need the Java runtime installed to use this game.
The controls take a little getting used to, but here is the gist:
You are the yellow wing.
Hit <y> to start flying.
Use <z> and <x> to bank left and right, respectively.
Fly under the big grey "clouds" and hit <space bar> to start a thermal
Notice the shadow that is cast is equivalent to the thermal strength,
and they will die off eventually.
To exit a thermal turn, just hit either <z> or <x> to bail out,
hopefully in the direction of the next thermal!
There is also ridge lift!
You can change your perspective using the number keys <1>, <2>, <3> and
<4>, but <1> is the one following your plane.
(I didn't write this, so I don't know why you can't play it
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