Microsoft Flight Simulator

The Aircraft

I've begun far too many articles with the term “at the risk of dating myself,” so I’ll just admit it: I’m getting pretty old. I’m fortunate to have been here since the very beginning of PC flight simulation and one might think that after nearly four decades of it, I’d have lost some enthusiasm for the hobby. To my bank account’s constant disappointment, that has not been the case. When the latest version of Microsoft Flight Simulator (MFS) hit the virtual shelves in the pre-order phase, I was one of the first to jump on the Premium Deluxe Edition. For this article, I was asked specifically to look at the included aircraft, internal and external rendering, systems and flight modelling. So let’s dig in!

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