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Screenshot showing a Qantas Airbus A380 taking-off in Microsoft Flight Simulator X. This aircraft is an add-on downloaded from Fly Away Simulation and not part of the default aircraft collection.
Made by aircraft experts and MS FSX devotees alike, we currently host business, civil and military aircraft, as well as a number of detailed historic aircraft and helicopter models.
As well as props to bring a bit of life to your landscape, you'll also find a stunning choice of terrain enhancements and airports missing from the default copy of the sim. Also featured are an outstanding collection of quality recordings from the engines and cockpits of the world's most famous aircraft. These easy to use utilities give you the power you need to personalize your copy of FSX including AFCAD editors and scenery design editors along with the ability to easily add your aircraft.
All of the files featured in this downloads section are quite straight forward and easy to install, and most of the files have installation instructions included with them. Our forum also provides information and resources if the user comes across any problems with installation.
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Users will be pleased to know that all of our FSX addons also work in the Steam Edition. The installation directory is a little different, but all addons should work fine. You will also find that all of the files here work in Prepar3D (P3D).
You can view the categories below for more information on each section.
You can pilot some of the best business jets with the files in this section. Including many of the most popular names in the "bizjet" world such as LearJet, Raytheon, Cessna and many more.
This is by far the most popular category in the file library, with more hits than any other categories. This section covers commercial jets and mainly high capacity, passenger planes. These are the large jets you travel on when you go on vacation - names you would have heard of such as Boeing and Airbus. Included are Boeing 747, Boeing 737, Airbus A380, Concorde models, all for easy installation into your copy of FSX.
Propeller driven and general aviation planes are some of the most fun to fly. Without the need of ATC and flight plans, you can take-off from your local airfield or airstrip and explore the countryside from the pilot seat. Including some of the big general aviation names such as Piper, Cessna, Beechcraft and more.
Rotorcraft and helicopters have always been somewhat difficult to fly in any flight simulator package, be it Microsoft Flight Simulator or the X-Plane series; flying has always been challenging. Even in real life, piloting a helicopter takes longer to learn than a fixed-wing aircraft. Included within this section are many of the most popular helicopters and rotorcraft. Installation is usually quite easy and many of the files include a read-me document explaining the installation procedure.
Historic and vintage aircraft have always been fun to fly - with minimal technology installed on them, the pilot is the true captain. With bi-planes, tri-planes and early prop and radial engine craft included in this section; you're sure to find the nostalgic moment right for you.
High speed jets, supersonic fighter aircraft, modern and war-time military legends are featured in this section. You can find many of the fighter jets being used from all divisions of the world's military forces. Aircraft such as F14-D Tomcat, F/A-18 Hornet, C-130 Hercules and even war-time classics such as the Spitfire, Mustang and many more are included within this category.
The miscellaneous section includes files that do not fit into any of the other categories.
Microsoft Flight Simulator X included a new feature never before seen in Microsoft's sim series - Missions. Missions enable the user to follow instructions, complete a task and then receive a reward at the end of the mission. Missions allow the simulation package to act more like a "game" in the sense that you don't have to be too "serious" about flying. Included and many fun and challenging missions packs that you may install alongside the default ones.
Other downloads and add-ons for FSX that do not fit into any of the other categories. This includes aircraft and vehicles such as the Space Shuttle, pilot-able boats and watercraft, space ships and cars and vehicles.
If you've already installed one of the add-on aircraft from the library, you may notice that it uses the default panel included in lots of other packages. This section will provide you with a specific panel (flight deck) for replacement of the default. It's a very easy way to upgrade your add-on.
Enhancing the default scenery in Microsoft Flight Simulator X will greatly improve the level of realism you demand from the sim. Included in this section are many airports, airfields, towns, cities and even global scenery enhancement packages. Some of the global scenery packages are large in file size.
Sound files and sound packs for many aircraft including full sound packs such as cockpit sounds, engine sounds and environment sound enhancements. You can increase the realism of the default aircraft or upgrade your free-ware add-ons with these packs.
Many utilities and tools are included here such as scenery design software, AFCAD editors, easy installation programs (which make installing files a breeze) and many more. Also included are configuration tweaks (CFG) which help you to increase frame rates and make FSX run that slight bit faster on older machines.