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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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Aircraft & Avionics I Release Notes [1.30.12.0]

Release Notes for Version 1.30.12.0 (Aircraft and Avionics I) are now available. Please launch the Xbox App or Steam to download the latest update.

Dreamflight Sale January 27 through February 3

Dreamflight Sale

4 Items On Sale Now in the Marketplace

January 26th, 2023 Development Update

Beta testing for Aircraft & Avionics Update 1 (AAU1) is in its final stages, and the team is planning to wrap up public testing in preparation for a full release soon.

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January 19th, 2023 Development Update

Beta testing of Aircraft & Avionics Update 1 (AAU1) continues with the release of a new build (1.30.12.0) earlier this week.

Simulación Extrema Sale, January 13-20

Simulación Extrema Sale

Enjoy discounted pricing on Marketplace content from Simulación Extrema!For seven days starting on January 13th save up to 43% on the following items: PAYA Yakutat Airport RJCW Wakkanai Airport RJFC Yakushima Airport RJKA Amami Airport RJKI Kikai Airport RORT Tarama Airport SACO Cordoba Airport SAVC Comodoro Rivadavia International Airport SAVT Trelew Airport SAWC El Calafate … Continued

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40th Anniversary Stream Schedule

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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