A Beginner’s Guide to Airliners

An introduction to airliner simulation

The Saab 340 is a challenge for the experts and a cracking X-Plane 10 aircraft.

Flight Simming is a hobby where there’s something for everyone. All sorts of aircraft are available, from the tiny Piper Cub all the way up to the Airbus A380. Most of us start with the little ones - the Pipers, Cessnas and Beechcrafts. However, there will come a time when you might fancy something bigger, more complex and more challenging. That’s where the airliners come in. There’s no escaping the fact that some of the biggest aircraft in the world are airliners. Every day hundreds of thousands of them criss-cross the globe, flying passengers and cargo to exotic destinations. In flight simulation though, where do you start? Which aircraft is right for you? And how difficult will you find it to fly? Let’s take a look at a few aircraft.

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