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Microsoft Answers Questions about Flight Simulator 2020!


The surprise release of a trailer showing a new Flight Simulator was to be made by Microsoft left the community with many questions that weren’t answered. Microsoft has released a short statement on their website which answers some of the most common questions people had about the new platform. In a statement on its website, the Microsoft development team said: “On behalf of the entire Microsoft Flight Simulator team, we humbly and deeply express our gratitude for such an overwhelmingly positive response to our announce trailer! They added: “Thank you for being patient enough to weather the turbulence caused by…

More Details Revealed About New Microsoft Flight Simulator


Following the shock news yesterday that Microsoft was re-entering the flight simulation market, more details about Microsoft Flight Simulator have been revealed. In a press release on PR Newswire, Microsoft announced further information about their upcoming flight simulator, most of which will put the minds of enthusiasts at rest. It is now confirmed that Microsoft Flight Simulator will be coming to Windows 10 first and then, ” to Xbox One at a later date.” Critically they then went on to say: “By revamping our tech, working in close collaboration with the community and pursuing the best partnerships across the industry,…

This Week's Podcast

Episode 20 | PilotEdge’s Keith Smith


Pilot Edge is a professional air traffic control network for flight simulators; it was founded in 2010 by Keith Smith and on today’s podcast we hear all about it. Designed to cater for those who want a more serious approach to air traffic control, PilotEdge isn’t for everyone so before joining, you need to assess three different ideas: 1. How flexible are you in terms of where you fly? The PilotEdge coverage area is 1000+ non-towered airports and ~85 towered airports, covering the western half of the United States. 2. How important is it to have ATC on a known…