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Flight Simulator Q&A Forum

Welcome to the official Fly Away Simulation flight simulator Q&A forum.  This forum covers questions and answers to many of the popular flight simulation packages including the latest Microsoft Flight Simulator (MSFS) released in 2020 and X-Plane 12 along with legacy sims such as FSX, FSX: Steam Edition, X-Plane, Prepar3D, and many more.

This Q&A forum is specifically designed to provide users a place to ask questions and get expert answers from members of the flight sim community.  This is not a general discussion forum - it is a place to ask questions and get feedback - and more importantly, answers.

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Microsoft Flight Simulator (MSFS/FS2020)

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General

Welcome to the General category of the latest Microsoft Flight Simulator (MSFS) 2022 on Fly Away Simulation! This is your go-to destination for all questions, discussions, and insights related to the newest MSFS release. Our vibrant community of seas...

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How Can You Ensure Flight Plans Are Saved in MSFS 2020?
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Robin R2160
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Josh Barton
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VR (Virtual Reality)

Welcome to the Virtual Reality category on Fly Away Simulation, your go-to hub for all things related to VR systems in the latest Microsoft Flight Simulator 2022 release. Delve into immersive experiences with fellow flight sim enthusiasts, harnessing...

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Optimal VR Settings for MSFS 2020 with RTX 2070 Super
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Aircraft

Welcome to the Aircraft category on Fly Away Simulation, your go-to Q&A forum for all things related to aircraft in the Microsoft Flight Simulator 2022. Here, you can delve into topics ranging from freeware to payware modifications, enhancing your vi...

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Optimizing Flight Plan Entry for MSFS 2020 Using Garmin G1000
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Installation of MSFS
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sammymachine
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Scenery & Scenery Design

Welcome to the Scenery and Scenery Design Q&A forum on Fly Away Simulation! This dedicated space is designed for flight simulator enthusiasts looking to enhance their Microsoft Flight Simulator 2022 experience with scenery mods, both freeware and pay...

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share mods
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Xbox

Welcome to the Xbox category on Fly Away Simulation, your go-to platform for all things related to the Microsoft Flight Simulator (2022) on Xbox consoles. Explore and dive into console-specific topics, such as controller configurations (mapping butto...

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Troubleshooting Start-up Issues with MSFS 2020 on Xbox Series X
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FSX - Unrealistic Terrain Levels
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Viper675
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Steam Version

Welcome to the Steam Version category of the Microsoft Flight Simulator (MSFS) 2022 forum on Fly Away Simulation! This specialized section is dedicated to providing a platform for users to discuss all aspects unique to the Steam Version of MSFS relea...

Flight Simulator X

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Flight Simulator X: Steam Edition

Discuss anything related to the latest version of FSX released by Dovetail Games on STEAM - Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Steam Edition....

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F4 Phantom install question for FSX Steam version
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no interior lights
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Flight Simulator X General

General chat about Microsofts latest Flight Simulator addition, Flight Simulator X or FSX...

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AI traffic configuration ...
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Flight Simulator X Add-ons/Downloads

Chat and discuss about add-ons and downloads for Microsoft Flight Simulator X. Post here if you are having trouble installing downloads, want to voice your opinion about an add-on, configuration issues and other....

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A380 Panel
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FSX FormationSetup program compatibility with P3DV4
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Flight Simulator X Aircraft

Forum to discuss and post information about the latest Flight Sim X aircraft for download....

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airplane that breaks
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When Junkers Ju-290 for FSX ?
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Flight Simulator X Multiplayer

This is the FSX Multiplayer forum where users can post information about their multiplayer games. Post IP addresses, game information for people to connect to... etc....

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Air-to-Air refueling
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cannot connect to host
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X-Plane

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X-Plane 12

Welcome to Fly Away Simulation's X-Plane 12 Q&A hub, an engaging resource for flight simulator fans. Here, we unravel the enhanced features of X-Plane 12, from improved flight dynamics to expansive global scenery. X-Plane 12 introduces a larger ai...

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X-Plane 11

The official Fly Away Simulation X-Plane 11 forum. Discuss the latest release and anything related to XP11....

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Milford Sound for X-Plane 11
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X-Plane General

Forum to discuss anything related to X-Plane and the X-Plane series....

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How to Fix Connection Issues with X-Plane Hardware Components?
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Hawaii full HD
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General

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General Flight Simulation

A general flight simulation forum, for discussing any aspects of flight simulation that are not specific to any of the other categories....

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ezcamviews
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Repainting

Chat and discuss how to repaint aircraft in any of the simulators covered here....

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Troubleshooting ERJ 145 Livery Display Issues
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I tried to install Repaint for 737800.
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Doug Dale
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Hardware

Talk about the last graphics cards, CPU's, Joysticks and any other hardware you wish. Share your thoughts, or share your problems, all are welcome!...

Flight Simulator 2004: A Century of Flight

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FS2004 General

General chat about Flight Simulator 2004, no specific topic - open to anonymous users....

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Logbook error when exiting FS2004
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Scenery Creation
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FS2004 Aircraft

Converse about aircraft addons for FS2004. ...

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Aircraft initialization failure
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Banners in cockpit I would like to remove
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FS2004 Scenery

Converse about scenery addons for FS2004. ...

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Where to put AFCAD files?
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Jackson County Reynolds Field
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FS2004 Other

Talk about anything related to FS2004 that cannot be placed in any of the other catagories. ...

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Here is a Complete List of What is on Each FS9 Disk.
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Thibault
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NO CD Patch language
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Other Simulation Packages

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Older Microsoft Flight Simulator Releases

General chat about any of the Microsoft Flight Simulator Series pre 2004. For example, FS2002, FS2000 and FS98 - all are covered here. ...

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FIGHTER ACE 2 CONNECTIVITY
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Microsoft Flight General

General discussion and topics related to Microsoft's latest flight simulator package, Microsoft Flight. Discuss release date speculation, technical features and what you're hoping for in this sim....

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My airplane wont go up
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FSX Flight Simulator Texture fails (bmp files) Win10/NVidia
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Lock On: Modern Air Combat

Forum for anything to do with Lock On: Modern Air Combat....

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LOMAC won't start under Windows 10 and I can't find patches
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S-300 vs USAF A10
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Train Simulation

Talk about anything train sim. The latest news, train simulator 2 or anything you wish related to Microsoft's Train Simulator....

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No CD crack for MSTS
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FSX Dash 8 Q400
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Combat Flight Simulator

Forum related to the Microsoft Combat Flight Simulator Range....

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FlightGear

Discuss any topics regarding the FlightGear free flight simulator package here. Scenery, aircraft, installing, help and support all belong here....

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Installing the HD pack
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Prepar3D

Our forum for discussing anything related to Lockheed Martin's Prepar3D flight simulation package....

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Where can I find a download of the Honeycomb configurations
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TCA Captain Pack Airbus Edition Throttle Quadrant "cont
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DCS World

Questions and answers for everything relate to DCS World - the freeware digital combat simulator for PC....

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What Exactly is DCS World?
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Other forums

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Off Topic

Forum for all posts off-topic, discuss topics that do not fit into any of the other categories - even topics not relating to flight simulator at all....

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Life as a flight attendant.
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problem with launching MSFSX on new computer
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Aviation Discussion

Forum to discuss anything related to real-world aviation. Topics include aviation news, aircraft information, opinions and more....

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what kind of aircraft in the movie "flightplan"?
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here is something if u want to see the range and pax
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