Flight sim airports - Part I

Asobo’s KSEA Seattle-Tacoma Airport

Every iteration of Microsoft Flight Simulator brings new features, in part because of the evolution of the hardware which enables us to fly. The latest release was no different and this simulation has come a long way in ten years.

Asobo's Seattle-Tacoma
Asobo's Seattle-Tacoma Key Publishing

After not flying for four or five years, I walked into an office where someone was flying Microsoft Flight Simulator (MSFS) late in 2020 and wondered if I was seeing a movie or a documentary. New GPUs and the supporting APIs enable incredible features, and immersion has been taken to a new level in the latest iteration of the sim. It’s an earth and sky simulator as much as an aircraft and flight simulator. And with some of the aircraft now being added, it’s also an avionics and systems simulator.

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