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Airline Commander - A real flight experience

Airline Commander - A real flight experience

RORTOS

Conquer routes worldwide, fly amid real traffic and build your fleet!

4.5
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Negative Reviews in Most Helpful

20% Negative Reviews

Out of 120 most helpful reviews

  • Great idea, implementation is not great.

    by Cheezewize

    This is a fun way to get into flight simulators and the challenges are enjoyable however there are far too many advertisements required and far too much downtime waiting to proceed. I suppose you can shell out a few bucks to bypass these advertisements and waiting requirements but they don’t even make that easy. It’s a really bad pricing model. And for that reason I have ditched the app but I must say I thoroughly enjoyed using it for as long as I could tolerate it. So I think they are onto something but they just are not doing it properly. Also some of the ratings did not present the proposed challenge. For example the wind rating I couldn’t tell there was any wind at all. Same for the turbulence rating and same for a few of the other ratings but the emergency procedures ratings were very good and challenging. I would love to give this app five stars as many others have done but I just can’t use it any longer because of all of the ads and downtime. After completing a new rating you’re supposed to have access to the contracts that are available for each aircraft but you only have access to one or two before it times out and tells you that you have to get another rating and wait another hour or so. Same for the partner flights, you have to wait on most of them or view ads. That’s a game I’m not interested in playing so I have said goodbye for now.

  • Ok game. Needs free flight mode.

    by thager35

    The game is ok. Physics are good. Can get a lot free by playing the game and flying routes. But... after the first 8 or 10 licenses you get it’s seems to pretty much be the same thing over and over. There isn’t much flying involved at all. It’s all taking off and landing. And when you have to do full take offs and landing you spend 3/4 of the time driving under 40 knots which is a snails pace (if you exceed 40 you get alarms until you slow down and it cost you points) and it takes soooo long. The it take 2 or 3 minutes to take off and fly. Or 2 or 3 minutes to land then slow drive forever back to park. It was pretty fun at first. The simulation is fairly real with the cockpit features. Autopilot and such.. I’m about done playing it though because there’s no free flight where you can take off and fly around and land somewhere else wherever you want. There isn’t even a full flight where you take off, fly to a destination and land there. It’s either take off and once you reach altitude the game ends. Or you start on final approach and land. And that’s it. I’m up to level 9, have 6 or 7 planes, and it’s the same things over and over. It has potential to be a great game! But not in its current state.

  • by Adam Walton

    Was a great game, however, since the latest update, it constantly crashes and requires reopening the app and restarting the game. Of course this happens mid mission (typically happens after take off) and everything is lost. The latest game crash occurred during a "Full Flight" mission that took a lot of my flight points to start and had the potential to earn big money. But yeah...that's all lost now. Again, this never happened prior to the last update. Can developers please address this issue?

  • by Aoun Rizvi

    Update: my game crashed. I installed and reinstalled it. Lost all my data. Extremely frustrated. I've been enjoying the game for weeks, until this recent update that came in few days ago. I've had multiple cashed. Especially when I'm doing a relatively longer mission, and as i am finishing the mission, the game crashes. In return, i waste time and don't get my rewards. Kindly fix it or revert the fix.

  • This is not a flight simulator

    by Zerosarefun

    This is a taxiway simulator. You spend 80% of your time on the ground moving at snail speed stopping constantly for other planes, also moving at snail speed. There are no full flights apparently, unless they come later in the game, but I’ve been playing for a week so if they are in there somewhere it takes far to long to be accessible. When you do get into the air, you have seemingly reasonless engine blow outs constantly, (usually when you’re about 2 seconds from landing, which makes the landing unsalvageable, resulting in a wreck) when the landing gear fails (which is fairly rare, granted) you have very little hope of landing at all because they refuse to unlock no matter how many times you try to bypass the failure. Oh and devs, if you’re reading this i just had a waypoint marker transition in flight from 3,200 ft to 30,000 ft... directly above me. Let me tell how to aim a plane straight up and not stall out immediately. You can’t. And i failed the mission for incorrect flight path for the trying to circle up to the waypoint. With all these issues and missing components this game was not ready to be released yet.

  • by Jeroen Joosten

    Edit: seriously dislike the new update with pilots. Why? People didn't spend enough real money on the game? Old review: Love the game but feel it has a few shortcomings. For example, when it tells you to fly a certain heading, it never actually is that heading. It would be good to see them telling you the heading you actually need to fly instead. Update: removed a star due to cheaters in challenges, and repetitiveness of the game.

  • Impossible situations.

    by Baldie1946

    You have to be kidding me. I have contacted these guys THREE times to complain that when the engines fail and you need to restart them the plane drops straight down and it crashes in 8-10 seconds. I have told them that in reality planes will GLIDE......not drop straight down! Some landings have you going about 250 knots and about a mile from the strip. You have to get to 197 knots to drop the landing gear. Then you are going too slow and about to stall, so you have to speed up. Then the landing strip is there and you must land......QUICKLY! A bit unrealistic. On some takeoffs the speed drops suddenly. By the time you go to the other screen to restart the engines that just spin but never restart.......you have crashed. Should fix these unlikely scenarios. But they won’t. They send me reply’s by e-mail how they are researching the problem. Each time I never hear from them again. It has been about TWO months now since I first contacted them. Sorry I can’t give them 1/2 star.

  • by James Stubbs

    Great game, but the random freezes are very annoying. If those were fixed this would get 5 stars! Fix this program! The random freezes are getting worse. I enjoyed this game when I first started paying and put some money down to enhance my enjoyment. The program freezes up to three time in a 2 hour session of playing. Reduced my rating to one star. 3/27/2019 - New update to the game!! less crashing thats good only crashes on high dollar jobs, that stinks!!! back down to 2 stars keep trying!!??!!

  • Game is glitchy

    by joshflippind

    First glitch: As taxing out the the runway it has asked me to stop and hold. While doing this I get ran over by what appears to be a 737 plane. At first I brush it off as maybe this is a one time issue so I move onto my next contract and it happens again. It happen for about 10 contracts straight on a full take off. Second glitch: On a full landing I touch down and begin to slow down as soon as I slow down enough for it to begin the taxi portion of the full landing I am passing an off lane for the main run way instead of having my proceed to the next off lane it wants me to turn around on an active runway and use that specific off lane. Turning around is almost impossible in this game due to there not being a control for the nose gear. Third glitch: While proceeding towards the gate that it is requesting me to end at I am following the yellow guide line as you are supposed to and it always me I am not following the taxi path which is in the dirt/grass. I didn’t want to take a chance at failing the contract by damaging the plane so I follow the yellow guide line. About 5 seconds of ignoring the taxi arrows it fails the contract. I could easily go on naming off more examples of the glitches that I have been seeing but as to not wast time I will leave you with this. The game will need major improvements to be noteworthy and/or accurate.

  • by Alec Willard

    Ladies and Gentlemen, please excuse the major turbulence as my game continues to glitch, but we must try and keep going, because this game is not smart enough to give you your flight points back due to technical difficulties. And we're sorry for the major delays as we are forced to taxi the longest way possible at every airport and have to stop for every blasted plane sitting there waiting for us to come by, then we have to stop for them. And for the impossible flight paths we are forced to fly.

  • It’s ok..but flaws...

    by Paintedpigeon3737

    This game is fun. But what the developers make you do if you don’t want to purchase “micro transactions” in the game is absurd. You can have 20+ routes to open, but nope better get that license. Oh you don’t have enough money for the license? Here go fly other airlines. Oh you have enough money but not enough credits? Here go buy our tickets. It’s just a shame that it literally says “go and obtain other licenses” but how can you even purchase more planes and move up if you have to keep buying licenses for the smaller planes? And on top of that can’t even earn more money for those licenses if you lock out the player even when routes are available to open. Just another typical App Store game that is really nice but makes you spend money to win. Play. To. Win. And that’s unfortunate for literally the only quality flight simulator game for mobile...

  • Unplayable

    by Zxhrdvljdrinft

    The game is great for the first 5 levels. I’m at level 8 and it freezes on every other flight now. It happens right as I’m landing or reaching my waypoint so I don’t get the money and if it’s for another airline I have to wait another 30 minutes just to do another flight. I was just doing one for 6k which I needed for the next airplane and it just froze and the app crashed. I performed the most amazing maneuver after I was requested to land after taking off, forgot to lower the landing gear and had to circle around again, felt so accomplished once I landed, and then it freezes and crashes! I just did 10 flights and literally 7 of them froze. Even the ads play and then free so what’s the point of watching them if it doesn’t knock any time off? I make about 2 flights a day now. Should only take about another year to get to the next level at that pace... game is unplayable. Don’t bother downloading.

  • Great Flight Sim with Many Flaws

    by Chocolate thunda86

    I really want to like this games as one of my favorite games is MS Flight sim X. However the daily challenges are full of cheaters as people would normally crash, miraculously land and get first place. Also, there is no actual full flights. All you do is take off, land and practice emergencies. Taxiing takes forever in full landings and taxiing traffic is predictable as it is always the same. This game is a part time job as you grind to buy new licenses to unlock more routes and eventually more planes as you level/rank up. I would be willing to spend real money if they allowed actual full flights and planes I would want to buy. Instead, it’s literally a grind without cheating like top place finishers do in daily challenges.

  • Bad placing of items

    by Gore346477

    You need to raise up the reverse and air brake... it’s so close to the bottom of my phone, it constantly releases and I have to try and start it again and again. This is a frustrating problem with no solution, hence why I gave the game two stars. Other then that, it’s a good game but if you like to struggle to stop when you really need too, it’s for you. The planes just sitting their while taxing is annoying, they start to move when you reach a certain point is dumb, if they moved, you would never have to stop for them and if there sitting there stopped, they should stay stopped till YOU pass and the way they speed up to hit you if you try to go thru, stupid. It’s made me delete the game, pathetic!!

  • Horrible simulator !

    by spaniard4evr

    Don’t waste your time and money..... Graphics are decent to great, that’s about it. The game is not realistic at all..... the control tower and the pilots contradict each other constantly, to get any great planes you have to pay money(trust me, I have paid a lot already) so I can attest to this. The weather is not realistic and when you are examining, there’s no instruction as to what we need to do. While on the tarmac, traffic control will make you taxi to the most far runway or gate possible, wasting tons of time...... That’s just some of the things that are wrong here!! Oh and when you contact customer service they tell you to do basic stuff and then never contact you again if your problem is not resolved. Too bad

  • Fun but annoying

    by joeseffb

    This game is fun. However it has a few quirks. First of all the biggest and worst issue is the game crashes all the time. With things being timed based it’s hard to get the game to reload and get back to it before a contract will expire. This game also emphasizes micro transactions which I hate. More people are willing to pay a couple bucks for a game if they don’t have stupid transactions. Also as others have posted the layouts for things seem strange. And it would also be helpful if you didn’t have that annoying guy pop up and say start you engine. When know you need to start an engine in order to make the plane go.

  • Bugs and Stupid glitches

    by REAL_DEAL_RATER

    This game was meh, until I started encountering bugs n glitches. Now it is the worst. I was about to unlock Flight Captain and I just needed 2 more routes. To accomplish this I had to get the license F for BAE Systems 146. So I was coming n for a landing and I was pretty sure it was a smoothe landing. But when my wheels touched the ground it destroyed my plane then sent me home. I kept on trying but it won’t work. So for the past 3 months I have been flying for other airlines trying to get 10 million so I can get some of the green cash to unlock the license. So this entire time I have been stuck, since the New Year. It is very annoying and I want this bug fixed soon so I can actually play the game again.

  • Needs work

    by Flyboy111

    iPhone X users, be warned there are buttons at the bottom by the swipe up that you have to hit as you advance that will then close the app. I can’t tolerate apps that don’t update to major devices a year plus still after release. Otherwise it’s got a lot of potential, many other users have stated good points of improvement... like how about not have a airliner taxi across the threshold every time we are at 300ft and still get a perfect score for landing. That isn’t realistic. If you want realist have an airliner lift off at the end of the runway when your 500 from touchdown or something to that affect.

  • Developers, please listen to your customers!!

    by Charly Dat Duc Lai

    Enough with the bug fixes, the only problems that really have to be worked on are the mechanical failures, need to make long-range flights in free flight mode, Airline names and logos are required and need to be displayed in the game! Please reduce the number of aircraft mechanical failures down to 22%! The bug fixes have been successfully repaired, but new features have to be added, no more old updates, we need to have new updates and you have to listen to us! We pay you money and we spend our money on credits, so in return, you must listen to us.

  • Buggy

    by Kooch89

    Been playing this game for a long time now. Been noticing quite a few bugs. In some instances it will tell you change the autopilot settings, I set them according to my instructions and then the plane levels to the altitude and heading requested but the timer keeps running down and eventually I get a failed activity for it. I’ve taken screenshots of this as well. I also want a free flight mode in the coming soon section which has been that way for probably 5 months. Are you even working on anything rortos? Tons of reviews for a free flight mode but still nothing.

  • Not realistic

    by scottttttyC

    To add to the litany of complaints about the constant emergencies and mechanical problems: Boeing states that fleet wide they experience landing gear failure 10 to 12 times a year. I also found statistics that engine failure occurs less than one time in one million flights. How often do they occur in game? We all know - you look at your plane sideways and it might explode. Some nonsense happens on the majority of flights. Seriously, it isn’t fun or interesting. It is just a distraction and boringly repetitive. And yes, you need free flight desperately so you can do whatever crazy thing you want just for the fun of it.

  • Subpar

    by Nicky nick the nickster

    The good news first, when you have actual missions the game play is rather entertaining however it can get repetitive. As for the bad news, you are constantly have to “test” for a new license because you are always upgrading to a better plan (the game forces you to upgrade.) Typically upgrading and having to “test” isn’t a big deal expect for the fact that you have nothing to do(literally) except watch adds to help pass the time. Seems like they started making a great game and halfway through they just gave up.

  • Not amazing at all.

    by SmiteMatter

    Barely a flight sim and mostly just a lot of waiting around to do something that takes a couple minutes. What are they that noting here? There are so many fun killing road blocks I don’t know where to begin? You can just fly, and have to go through tedious take offs or landings that get progressively dumber not harder. Lots of engine malfunctions .....oh boy...wow. All of the scenery is arbitrary and random lacking any feeling of authenticity whatsoever. The requirements to pay for your lessons and then be forced to wait and or pay again is beyond stupid. Oh my gawd just sell me the app.... anything but this crud. It’s just a cash grabbing waste of time poorly disguised as a flight sim or airline manager. RORTOS blew it again. It’s a real shame too....mobile desperately needs more legit flight sims, but all we ever get are pitiful freemium apps with so many built in limitations that end up cursing the app to permanent grounding. Booooooo!

  • Fun at first

    by Monde m

    Fun at first, but clearly the creator wanted a lot of money because this game is AD driven unless you spend a lot of money... also the taking off and landing gets old, they need to make a “free play” where you can choose what airport you want to depart from and what airport you want to land at... I’m sure down the road you get some longer routes but I’ve put an hour and thirty minutes in this game and I’m still just “taking off and landing”. This game could easily be a 5 star game if the problems I’ve stated were fixed.

Negative Reviews in Most Recent

  • by karpaga devi

    waste game1

  • You ruined the game

    by Leocas23

    This was an incredible game but your last update just destroyed it. You need to fix this, it doesn’t remove bugs it adds them, I can’t play the game with so many bugs you’ve added it has no sense! Also I was able to play with no internet connection and now I’m not. Guys you’ve ruined my game.

  • Bad placing of items

    by Gore346477

    You need to raise up the reverse and air brake... it’s so close to the bottom of my phone, it constantly releases and I have to try and start it again and again. This is a frustrating problem with no solution, hence why I gave the game two stars. Other then that, it’s a good game but if you like to struggle to stop when you really need too, it’s for you. The planes just sitting their while taxing is annoying, they start to move when you reach a certain point is dumb, if they moved, you would never have to stop for them and if there sitting there stopped, they should stay stopped till YOU pass and the way they speed up to hit you if you try to go thru, stupid. It’s made me delete the game, pathetic!!

  • I need a response from the developers for my review

    by Fearless_Antwi15

    When I started this game. I have done 2 full flight and I meant a full flight that took like 2 hours and I was cruising at 33000 feet. As the new update came they have shorten that making it boring. Full flight now comes like takeoff procedure and skips it to landing procedure. That to me is a boring design. It’s making me thing as I progress to fly B747 and having the same procedure will be boring so please bring that long full flight please. I need a response.

  • Bugs and Stupid glitches

    by REAL_DEAL_RATER

    This game was meh, until I started encountering bugs n glitches. Now it is the worst. I was about to unlock Flight Captain and I just needed 2 more routes. To accomplish this I had to get the license F for BAE Systems 146. So I was coming n for a landing and I was pretty sure it was a smoothe landing. But when my wheels touched the ground it destroyed my plane then sent me home. I kept on trying but it won’t work. So for the past 3 months I have been flying for other airlines trying to get 10 million so I can get some of the green cash to unlock the license. So this entire time I have been stuck, since the New Year. It is very annoying and I want this bug fixed soon so I can actually play the game again.

  • This is a very stupid game

    by 坦克飞太空

    The game doesn't even know the basics of flying. The thunderstorm days still have to take off and land. The purpose of complete flight and landing is to make a lot of turns in the airport.

  • Can't even get off the ground

    by EZ Scribe

    Love the concept, physics and graphics. But as soon as I rev the engines for take off, the plane lurches either right or left off runway. There is no steering control that I can see.Be happy to re-rate after I can at least get the plane off the ground!

  • Already bad

    by hduxusbdhx

    I have not even played the game because it crashes on startup but that could be my aufull phone

  • Great Idea but Poorly Executed

    by Mehdi R9

    I love the idea; establishing a commercial airline and building points. But it becomes repetitive after playing twice. The graduation of levels takes forever. And it’s not even worth it.

  • Sad

    by bunny bouvier

    I do not like the new update because I feel you barely get to fly it yourself boring please fix.

  • How to move

    by kitty twotwos

    How do you move >:(

  • Not good

    by Reinkejohn4

    Recent updates = step in right direction, still the following improvements should be considered... What else is highly annoying is all the "rotros" games do not change orientation when the phone is flipped opposite. You see there is this "notch" on one side of the screen on Sx max and it cuts off part of the game screen and I cannot flip my phone for a more desirable view because your poorly designed game does not "reorientate" when the position of the phone is flipped. Also... The full flights, when I do a "full flight", I get to do the taxi prior to takeoff, the takeoff, then it skips the flight! and goes right to landing, upon landing it skips the taxi to the finger. This game needs help

  • Developers, please listen to your customers!!

    by Charly Dat Duc Lai

    Enough with the bug fixes, the only problems that really have to be worked on are the mechanical failures, need to make long-range flights in free flight mode, Airline names and logos are required and need to be displayed in the game! Please reduce the number of aircraft mechanical failures down to 22%! The bug fixes have been successfully repaired, but new features have to be added, no more old updates, we need to have new updates and you have to listen to us! We pay you money and we spend our money on credits, so in return, you must listen to us.

  • Could be great, but it crashes too much

    by Mdhebb

    This really could be a fantastic game, but it just crashes too much, especially when you try to get a 30% bonus by watching an ad. Expect to be reloading the game after every flight, and don’t get your hopes up about the bonus, because you’ll only get that about 10% of the time. The other 90% it crashes the whole game.

  • Nice but difficult!

    by CavernaPINTO

    Its nice and free but a little difficult to manage!

  • Seems cool but...

    by cashler

    Seems like it could be fun and my buddy really enjoys it. Unfortunately I can not say I have bc it only let me get the first two licenses and then it kept telling me login failed and kicks me back to where you buy your first plane. So I closed out and tried opening it again and it won’t log me in from the beginning now. Tried uninstalling and re installing and still just says login in failed over and over again. So I can’t say weather it’s any good or not.

  • Login Error

    by Jakub Delaute

    I can’t open the game because I keep getting a login error, even though the game is connected to my game center account.

  • Flight Commander

    by Smart 17

    Calibration could be better especially for taxing.A full landing or take off is to long a process as it heats up my iPhone & iPad not nice & you can’t steer properly.

  • Not bad but good

    by aka Benjamin

    Ughhhh not

  • Gotta Let U Go. !!!DEVS READ!!!

    by Zero Stars Needed

    I’ve help onto this app for many many month, hoping for an update. Nothing. Like many others, I have the same complaints. Repetitive = boring Too slow for license/plane upgrades. Flights just stop being offered. Nearly impossible to level up past 9. No flights offered. Licenses are too expensive. No free flight. Taxiing = TOO LONG AND SLOW Overall this is an enjoyable app but the enjoyment ends quickly and loses its luster.

  • Confusing UX

    by Aegoei

    Not the most intuitive app. Sort of ruins game play for me. Enjoy more simplicity.

  • Can’t take off

    by fnnskKdlalmznxndhdbzbshdhdhx

    I can’t take off I did the license and I did everything correct to take off but the plane isn’t going anywhere

  • Bugs

    by tricerion

    Game have loot of bug. I keep loosing money and points because of these bugs. Can u fix it please. Thank you

  • Fun but cheap

    by jimthebimbo

    Example: the flight you’re doing consists of a “simple take off” and “full landing” simple meaning just perform the take off without taxi to the gate and full landing would be land the plane and taxi for 5 minutes. You have a time limit for all of your missions. If they expect you to taxi to the gate without going over 40knots the mission SHOULD NOT EXPIRE WHEN YOU COMPLETE IT. Also the photos they use as advertisement is not what the game looks like...

  • Great flight experience but too much ads

    by Dwight_schrute243

    As many have said, it's tragic that the fine developers have their product ruined by the abusive amount of ads that's required to play this game at a reasonable pace. Once they come to their sense, I'm sure many including myself will adjust the rating accordingly.

  • Great Flight Sim with Many Flaws

    by Chocolate thunda86

    I really want to like this games as one of my favorite games is MS Flight sim X. However the daily challenges are full of cheaters as people would normally crash, miraculously land and get first place. Also, there is no actual full flights. All you do is take off, land and practice emergencies. Taxiing takes forever in full landings and taxiing traffic is predictable as it is always the same. This game is a part time job as you grind to buy new licenses to unlock more routes and eventually more planes as you level/rank up. I would be willing to spend real money if they allowed actual full flights and planes I would want to buy. Instead, it’s literally a grind without cheating like top place finishers do in daily challenges.

  • Error in open the game for the second time

    by sri388

    Once I close the game, I cannot open the game back again. It’s taking years to load. Is it happen to anyone else?

  • 👎👎👎

    by huesgr

    Worst game ever

  • Huh

    by jacrispyistasty

    I honestly don’t get how to play

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Airline Commander - A real flight experience

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