Microsoft Flight Simulator


The 40th Anniversary Edition is Available Now on PC, Xbox Series X|S, and via Xbox Cloud Gaming for Xbox One and other supported devices!


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December 1st, 2022 Development Update

Screenshot by ukaka5656 (Twitter) This week will be the last full Development Update Blog for 2022. We will continue to bring you Marketplace Updates on December 8, 15, and 29, and the main blog will return starting January 5, 2023. Thank you for making 2022 a great year for MSFS! Looking back on the year, … Continued

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November 24th, 2022 Development Update

Screenshot by EPPRglider81 (Forum) To all our virtual aviators in the United States, we here at Microsoft Flight Simulator wish you a very happy Thanksgiving! As many members of our team are US-based and are currently visiting family for the holiday long weekend, this week’s Development Update Blog will be abbreviated. We’ll be back with … Continued

November 17th, 2022 Development Update

It has been six days since the release of the 40th Anniversary Edition, and we are incredibly thrilled and humbled by the reaction from our player community! We’ve loved reading all your comments and watching your videos as you experience the helicopters, gliders, new planes, and favorite airports from the past such as Meigs and Kai Tak.

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Community News

40th Anniversary Stream Schedule

Next week we will be hosting several Anniversary streams! Each stream will take place at 2000Z / 12PM PST, with the exception of our Dev Q&A which will be at 1830Z.


Community Spotlight: Hispanic and Latino Aviation Resources You Should Know

From the early days of flight, we often recognize common household aviator names in history such as the great Amelia Earhart, The Wright Brothers, Charles Lindbergh, and countless others. We love to spotlight as many of these incredible aviation pioneers as we can in gratitude for what they did to shape aviation into what it … Continued


Local Legend VII: Cessna 195 Businessliner

In conjunction with World Update XI: Canada, Microsoft Flight Simulator today released its latest aircraft in the “Local Legends” series of planes. Manufactured by Carenado, the 195 Businessliner is a single-engine, high-wing general aviation and utility airplane by American aviation manufacturer, Cessna. The aircraft is one of a small family of two consisting of the … Continued


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