Microsoft Flight Simulator 2024

The Next Generation of Flight Simulation

A few months ago, Microsoft dropped a bomb into the civil aviation community by announcing that 2024 would herald the release of a new flight simulation from Microsoft, with a completely new engine.

This announcement generated a range of responses in the simulation community, from “Curse you Microsoft!” to “Great, let’s see what they can do without all the legacy code.” The debate was lively and flight sim store aficionados were particularly worried.

Mountain rescue missions will be possible in MSFS 2024.
Mountain rescue missions will be possible in MSFS 2024. Len ‘Flightdoc’ Hjalmarson

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2024 – key questions

I was one of those stunned by the news and left worrying about which of the 40-ish expansions I have paid for, will remain compatible with a new simulation?


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