What Are Some Popular Aircraft Flight Simulators?


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"Microsoft Flight Simulator X" and "X-Plane 10 Global" are some popular aircraft flight simulators. "Microsoft Flight Simulator" is a highly customizable simulation game that is suitable for either beginners or experts, while "X-Plane" is a highly accurate simulator that is appropriate for expert flight hobbyists or for professional training.

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"Microsoft Flight Simulator X" is the 10th installment in the iconic "Microsoft Flight Simulator" series. Players choose routes leading to one of 24,000 real-world destinations and test their navigating skills in a plane of their choice. The player chooses a level of difficulty that controls factors such as the weather and the plane's sensitivity. While this simulator does not include combat mechanics, it does include a variety of different commercial and private airliners for the player to choose.

While "X-Plane" has a higher learning curve, it also has a higher payoff by providing a realistic experience that the player controls in every aspect. People who are interested in flight can experience it through the simulator's highly realistic three-dimensional cockpit. Players can choose helicopter journeys, commercial airliners flights or combat missions and improve their navigation skills in any situation. "X-Plane" also prepares the player for a number of emergency situations en route, which may arise during a normal flight simulation.

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