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July 11th, 2024 – Development Update

We originally planned to host our July Developer Livestream earlier this week, but unfortunately due to a scheduling issue we had to move it to next week instead. The revised date is Wednesday, July 17 at 10:30am PDT (1730 UTC).

A Cessna 152 in blue and white paint flies down the Las Vegas strip at night with the Bellagio fountains spraying water behind

July 4th, 2024 – Development Update

To simmers in the United States, we’d like to wish you a happy Independence Day! Many of our team members are enjoying the holiday themselves today, so this Development Update will be abbreviated compared to most other weeks. In particular, there are no new or updated Marketplace products releasing today, but a few products did release earlier this week on Monday and Tuesday. Please see the Marketplace section below for more details!

A Boeing 787 cruises at high altitude above scattered clouds and Caribbean islands, with contrails flowing behind the jet

June 27th, 2024 – Development Update

This week’s Screenshot Challenge winner is Twitter user @ukaka5656! If you’re interested in participating in our weekly Screenshot Challenges, check out the details in the Community section below!The Microsoft Flight Simulator team had a fantastic time at FlightSimExpo 2024 in Las Vegas last weekend! Whether you were one of the thousands of simmers who attended … Continued

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Microsoft Flight Simulator at FlightSimExpo 2024

FlightSimExpo 2024 — North America’s largest gathering of flight simulation enthusiasts — is taking place at the Rio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada from June 21-23, and the Microsoft Flight Simulator team will be there!We’re so excited to meet simmers from all around the world in-person at the Expo, but we also know … Continued

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