Microsoft Flight Simulator: The Essential Guide

This 100-page special magazine from the team behind PC Pilot features a collection of tutorials, articles and features to create the definitive and ‘must-have’ guide to Microsoft’s Flight Simulator. Features include a comprehensive overview of Microsoft Flight Simulator X, both in its classic boxed form and the new Flight Simulator X: Steam Edition from Dovetail Games. We look in-depth at what is on offer with the new version of the simulation and interview Dovetail Games to lift the lid on their future plans for the Flight Simulator franchise.

fsxspecA raft of tutorials offer hints and tips on configuring your simulator, understanding the weather from a pilot’s perspective, flight preparation and flight planning with all you need to know to get airborne with the minimum of fuss. We also offer invaluable advice on the wide range of hardware available and share our recommendations for the finest add-ons available for both boxed and Steam versions of the simulator. Whether you are a newcomer to the fantastic hobby of flight simulation or an advanced virtual aviator Microsoft Flight Simulator – The Essential Guide will lift your flight simming to new heights!

Available until Thursday 27 August from WHSmith and other leading newsagents for just £5.99.

Alternatively, click here to purchase your copy or click here to download a digital version

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The multi-award winning Microsoft Flight Simulator X has landed on Steam along with 100+ add-ons from the best publishers and developers. Take off from anywhere in the world, flying some of the world’s most iconic aircraft to any one of 24,000 destinations. Take to the skies in the world’s favorite flight simulator!