Flight Simulator 2002 builds on more than 20 years of expertise to create a flying experience that meets your high standards. Designed by pilots for pilots and serious aviation enthusiasts, Flight Simulator delivers a new level of realism, detail depth and interactive excitement.
As you fly above cities, towns and photo-realistic airports, you'll see dramatic landscapes, buildings, and vegetation take shape that are true to the native terrain.
Contrails from high-flying jets. Reflections off polished aluminium. Puffs of smoke from tires at touchdown. All this visual excitement in one box.
Panoramic views from enhanced virtual cockpit
The flight decks come alive as you pan around the virtual cockpits with working instruments.
More than 21,000 airports plus Jeppesen NavData database
From South Africa to Iceland - across seven continents, the authoritative Jeppesen NavData database brings the details of airports and navigation to life with ILSs, VORs, NDBs, airways, intersections, and approach waypoints.
New aircraft: Floatplane, Jumbo Jet, SkyHawk SP, and Baron
The caravan on floats offers the excitement and challenge of water operations on lakes, bays, and rivers. Take the captain's seat in the world's most recognized airliner, the Boeing 747-400.
CLEARED FOR TAKEOFF
Air Traffic Control
Real-time interactive air traffic control clears you from taxi to takeoff to landing. Experience the challenge of working in a realistic ATC environment as controllers respond to your requests during all phases of flight. Flight Simulator uses artificial intelligence to create air traffic around airports and along your flight path.
Failed instruments, gusty winds, an engine failure. An "instructor" can monitor your progress - and test your skills - from anywhere in the world via the internet.
Microsoft teamed with discreet to offer gmax TM, a 3D modeling tool that makes it easy to create aircraft, buildings, and other 3D objects that you can add to your flight experience.
Raytheon BE58 Baron
Cessna 208 Grand Caravan
Cessna 172S Skyhawk SP
Cessna 208 Caravan on Amphibious Floats
Flight Simulator favorites
Cessna 182S Skylane
Learjet 45 bussiness jet
Bell 206B JetRanger III helicopter
Cessna Skylane RG
Schweizer 2-32 sailplane
Raytheon/Beech King Air 350
Extra 300S - Patty Wagstaff's aerobatic airplane