Project AI v2.5

Project AI, the number one free addon for Microsoft Flight Simulator that adds realistic AI traffic to make your flying experience the best ever.

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Project AI, the number one free addon for Microsoft Flight Simulator that adds realistic AI traffic to make your flying experience the best ever.

Project AI installer is a standalone MS-Windows application wich will install PAI package on your computer. More than just an installer it also has the capability to maintain your configuration files up-to-date. It is able to make some check and try to repair corrupted configuration files as well. PAI Installer install packages on both FS2002 and FS2004 versions of the MS Flight Simulator.

The archive has 6 files and directories contained within it.

File Contents

This list displays the first 500 files in the package. If the package has more, you will need to download it to view them.

Filename/Directory File Date File Size
TTools.exe08.16.03116.00 kB
PAI Installer.exe06.10.044.08 MB
PAIinstaller.lib12.10.03639.42 kB
ReadMe.txt12.14.031.79 kB
flyawaysimulation.txt10.29.13959 B
Go to Fly Away Simulation.url01.22.1652 B


Although the overall level of realism in a flight simulator has always impressed me in a great deal of ways, one thing that I have always felt like the team down was the AI. At times it can feel like it is actually an aircraft being piloted by a very basic script, as the overall level of concentration and quality within the AI flights can be, at times, a bit of a disgrace.

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No matter what simulator that you are using, you will find that this can be the case and the AI has since become a frequent part of the simulation engine that gets edited and improved to try and make it a bit more, well, enjoyable to use!

This package, then, delivers exactly what you need and makes sure that the enjoyment you get from both FS2002 and FS2004 can be heightened dramatically. This was one of the most important addons ever made for these simulators, and when you see the stark difference between the normal AI and Project AI, you’ll easily be able to get to grips with all of the wholesale changes it delivers.

It’s a massive part of the entire experience for me, so I downloaded this more or less immediately and put it all together

It makes flying feel so much more authentic and enjoyable, ensuring that you can get a much more realistic level of AI from the computer. I found that it really did make a big difference – I found myself being able to make mistakes myself, instead of being forced into mistakes by the clumsy AI that almost felt like it was aiming for me at times!

This made a huge difference to the quality of my own flying, as I started to see that my mistakes were fairly limited and that, many times, it was the computer at fault for being too exuberant!

This simple app runs on the side of your FS2002 or FS2004 installation, and just manages everything on the side by running a simple PAI executable in the background. This makes it easy for the AI to retain its intelligence without you always having to jump through hoops to get the app to work – it also updates itself on a fairly regular basis and makes a massive difference in terms of putting everything together and making it as enjoyable as it possibly can be.

By repairing corrupted files for me and improving the config settings and files on the fly, I was able to notice ready improvements whenever they released the next batch of updates.

It was something that really impressed me and convinced me of the overall quality and standard of detail of the project. Project AI was something I was always really interested to try and now that I have, I’d recommend it to anyone who is still using an older flight simulator and wants to get a level of AI that feels far more like the overall quality and competence we get to see in more modern flight simulators.

Adam McEnroe

Adam McEnroe

Adam McEnroe is a flight sim enthusiast who has been simming since the days of FS95. Adam writes all of the download section editorials after testing each of the files. Adam has extensive knowledge using various flight simulator packages and thoroughly tests the files before writing about them. Adam also like to fly real-world aircraft in his spare time and is training for his PPL.

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Installation Instructions

Most of the freeware add-on aircraft and scenery packages in our file library come with easy installation instructions which you can read above in the file description. For further installation help, please see our Flight School for our full range of tutorials or view the README file contained within the download. If in doubt, you may also ask a question or view existing answers in our dedicated Q&A forum.


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jerry01Mon, 16 Oct 2006 16:33:04 GMT
A must have utilitie, put away that cd for safe keeping.

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