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A Cessna 172 cruises in straight and level flight, with mountains behind and the sun peaking out from the crest of a hill.

April 18th, 2024 – Development Update

On Tuesday, we launched two new releases: City Update 06: Southwest Germany is a FREE download from the in-sim Marketplace that enhances the scenery in Germany’s Baden-Württemberg state, and Local Legend 15: Dornier Do 31.

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Microsoft Flight Simulator Releases City Update 06: Southwest Germany

This latest update invites Microsoft Flight Simulator aviators to experience the allure of the cities of southwest Germany’s Baden-Württemberg state.Southwest Germany is the latest exciting enhancement to Microsoft Flight Simulator’s immersive global experience with City Update 06. This update focuses on the Southwest German state of Baden-Württemberg, the nation’s third largest state in both population … Continued

A military pilot with red helmet looks out of the cockpit window of their F-5, with rain drifting across the canopy.

April 11th, 2024 – Development Update

This week, we’re pleased to share an updated Development Roadmap which you can find below. A few highlights include: – City Update 06: Southwest Germany and Local Legend 15: Dornier Do 31 are both releasing next week on April 17! – Sim Update 15 and the Airbus A320neo (V2) are tentatively targeted for a full release on April 30.

A T-6 Texan in yellow US Air Force paint flies low to nearby icy glaciers

April 4th, 2024 – Development Update

We are now accepting questions for our next Developer Livestream! If you would like to pre-submit a question for our panel, please complete the form at this link. Our team will collate all the submissions to ensure the panel addresses the most frequently-asked questions from the community.

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In Memory of Anton Logvynenko: Digital Artist & Aviation Enthusiast

The team at Microsoft Flight Simulator would like to take a moment to pay our condolences and provide tribute to a beloved member of the flight sim community – Anton Logvynenko, who passed away while carrying out a combat mission in the Kharkiv region on November 27, 2023.

Community Spotlight: WorldFlight

 An Introduction to WorldflightSince 1999 a group of flight simulator enthusiasts have been gathering together online during the first full week of November to raise money for multiple worldwide charities. In 23 years well over $1,000,000 has been raised for the charities handpicked by each team for causes that hold a special meaning. The event … Continued

Community Spotlight: Nick Williams & Herman@s VA

In the United States, September 15 – October 15 is recognized annually as National Hispanic Heritage Month. To celebrate the occasion, we are shining the spotlight on a member of our player community who is using virtual flying to power real positive change to the lives of people in Latin America!Shortly after the PC of … Continued

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