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The Flight Simulator Wiki
The Flight Simulator Wiki
The Flight Simulator Wiki

851 articles created since 2010.

The Flight Simulator Wiki is dedicated to creating a comprehensive base of information about all flight simulators.

We cover all of the current-generation masterpieces (Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020), X-Plane 11, DCS World, and Prepar3D) as well as classic simulators (Microsoft Flight Simulator X and Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004) and even lesser-known titles (Deadstick - Bush Flight Simulator and GroundFall).

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~ Neil Armstrong


FS2020 Cover.jpg Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020), often abbreviated as FS2020 or MSFS, is a modern flight simulator developed by Asobo Studio and published by Xbox Game Studios.

FS2020 is the next generation of the oldest and one of the most beloved simulation franchises. From light planes to wide-body jets, fly highly detailed and stunning aircraft in an incredibly realistic world. Create your flight plan and fly anywhere on the planet. Enjoy flying day or night and face realistic, challenging weather conditions. The simulator is largely cross-platform: cross-buy, cross-play, and cross-progress. The Standard Edition is included with the Xbox Game Pass subscription.

It was initially released for PC on 2020-08-18 on the Xbox Store, Windows 10 Microsoft Store app, and Steam. It was released on Xbox Series X|S on 2021-07-27. A free expansion focusing on military fighter jets and aircraft carriers is projected to release in Fall 2021.

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X-Plane 11 Boxart.png X-Plane 11 was released on March 30, 2017 for Steam developed and published by Laminar Research.

X-Plane 11 is completely redesigned with a intuitive user interface that makes setting up and editing your flight a breeze. Consistently usable 3-D cockpits and stunningly high-resolution exterior models for all included aircraft.

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DCS World Boxart.png Digital Combat Simulator World (DCS World) was released first on October 17th 2008 in Russia then later on to other markets and Steam on March 18th, 2013 developed by Eagle Dynamics and published by The Fighter Collection & Eagle Dynamics, Inc.

DCS World is a free to play sandbox simulator that comes with a mission editor, full network play and more than 156 AI weapons systems, 105 ground vehicles and trains, 50 air defense systems, 19 ships and 84 AI aircraft permitting you to plan and play highly sophisticated missions.

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Flight Sim World Cover.jpg Flight Sim World was a simulator developed and published by Dovetail Games that was released on Steam Early Access on May 18th, 2017. Dovetail Games later on cancelled development and took FSW off the market shortly after its first year of development for PC (Steam).

In FSW, you took control of your exquisitely modeled aircraft, from take-off to landing, through a variety of dramatic weather conditions. You would either fly with friends in multiplayer mode or solo from over 24,000 airports worldwide. You could choose from the fleet of sleek, highly-detailed aircraft and take-off to exotic places through a variety of spectacular weather conditions.

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FSX Cover.jpg Microsoft Flight Simulator X was developed by Aces Game Studio and published by Microsoft Game Studios. FSX was released on October 10, 2006 (South America), October 13, 2006 (Europe), October 17, 2006 (North America), October 26, 2006 (Australia) and then again in December 18, 2014 (Steam). The Steam version was developed by Dovetail Games.

Flight Simulator X was the tenth version of the popular line of flight simulators. The standard edition features everything from Navaids to GPS and airways. It also includes 18 planes, 28 detailed cities, and 40 highly detailed airports. The deluxe version featured 24 types of aircraft, and 38 highly detailed cities.

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Deadstick-Bush-Sim Cover.jpg Deadstick - Bush Flight Simulator was developed by REMEX Software and published by The Irregular Corporation for PC (Steam).

In Deadstick - Bush Flight Simulator you become a true stick and rudder pilot and master the backcountry. With no autopilot, no de-icing systems, little navigation aids and limited instruments you have to earn a living delivering cargo as a bush pilot.

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