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May 23rd, 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!Sim Update 15 is available now! You can read the full release notes here. In addition to over 200 bug fixes and other improvements, highlights of SU15 include: … Continued

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May 16th, 2024 – Development Update

We are pleased to share an updated Development Roadmap with you this week! You can find it below.

On Tuesday, we released a new test build ( to those community volunteers enrolled in the Sim Update 15 public beta. We expect this to be the final SU_15 release build unless there are any blocking issues identified by the community beta testers.

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May 9th, 2024 – Development Update

On Tuesday, we announced that Sim Update 15 will be delayed for a little longer while the team works to resolve a few remaining issues which we consider release blockers. Delivering a Sim Update of very high quality is extremely important to us, so we are taking a bit of extra time to make sure SU_15 will be positively received by simmers.

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May 2nd, 2024 – Development Update

Public beta testing for the upcoming Sim Update 15 continues with two new builds released to opt-in community testers this week. On Monday, we released test build, and on Wednesday we released test build which added a small number of other changes.

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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