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An L-39 Albatross flies over a green mountain valley. There is a lake in the distance.

September 28th, 2023 Development Update

We released Sim Update 13, the next major release to Microsoft Flight Simulator, earlier today. This update includes dozens of fixes and improvements to many different facets of the sim.

An F-16 spirals its way downwards vertically, with the sun casting shadows on the aircrafts fuselage.

September 21st, 2023 Development Update

To begin our update this week, we’d like to acknowledge the tragic crash at the National Championship Air Races last weekend.

An Air Canada Boeing 787 cruising away from the sun, with the sun close to the horizon behind its right wing

September 14th, 2023 Development Update

The National Championship Air Races in Reno, Nevada have begun! Some of the members of the Microsoft Flight Simulator Community Team are attending with a booth set up where you can fly the Reno Air Races yourself with hardware provided by Thrustmaster, Next Level Racing, and MSI Gaming.

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US Air Force livery of the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II by DC Designs.

McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II by DC Designs

The McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II is an American tandem two-seat, twin-engine, all-weather, long-range supersonic jet interceptor and fighter-bomber originally developed by McDonnell Aircraft for the United States Navy.Proving highly adaptable, it entered service with the Navy in 1961 before it was adopted by the United States Marine Corps and the United States Air Force, … Continued

FlightSimExpo 2023: A Reflection on Our First Expo

Last Friday a group of more than 20 members of the Microsoft Flight Simulator team arrived at the Lone Star Museum to begin setup of our booth with both enthusiasm and a twinge of apprehension as we embarked on our first ever FlightSimExpo experience. Some of us shook hands for the first time, as our … Continued

FlightSimExpo Partner Series: Next Level Racing

The Microsoft Flight Simulator team will be attending FlightSimExpo in Houston, Texas from June 23-25! If you’re at the expo, be sure to stop by our booth in the Waltrip Hangar to meet the MSFS Team and try some great products from some of our hardware partners.Today we’re pleased to highlight one partner who is providing a … Continued

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