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The Airplane Strategy Game





It’s August 1981 in the midst of the Air Traffic Controller Strike. President Reagan has just ordered all controllers back to work. You determined to keep your job, have returned – only to find the situation is even more turbulent then before: more planes, less controllers, and high competition.


In this turbulent game you control 7 planes, of which 5 must reach your landing strip to win! You have three actions each turn with which you may:

  • Take-Off: move one airplane onto the Air Currents
  • Move: travel across one Air Current
  • Rotate: turn one air tile right or left one turn
  • Swap: swap two tiles

Seems simple right? Not exactly. Rotating and Swapping can only be done if your planes are touching the tiles. The more planes you have on the board, the more power you have. In the mean time your opponent will be trying to get their planes in and pushing or crashing (yes you can collide into other planes) to prevent you from getting there first!

You'll be swapping, pushing, rotating, crashing, landing, taking-off, and triple pushing in this game of TURBULENCE.

Instruction Video


  • Airplanes (Qty 7 each) Red, Green, Purple
  • Unique Air Hexes (Qty 18)
  • Control Tower Hexes (Qty 3)
  • Landing Strip Hexes (Qty 3)
  • Instruction Booklet
  • Enhancement Cards (Qty 18)


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Average Rating 13 reviews
Publish Date May 15, 2013
Edition Second
Department Games
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Why buy this?

"Fantastic, I would highly recommend this game."

  • Gameboard Manipulation
  • Suprisingly Strategic
  • Quick Learing Curve


  • This game contains a premium upgrade called UV Coating that makes the printed components more durable.
  • This game contains a premium upgrade where the printed components will be embossed with a linen texture.
  • This game contains laser cut components. Laser cut items will have a slight amount of soot around the edges, which can easily be wiped off; and will have a campfire smell for about a week after you open them.


See It In Action

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Own It Played It Fun Priced Well High Replay Value Well Written Rules Nice Artwork


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