Microsoft Flight Simulator: 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 virtual aviation experience.

Explore diverse subjects such as aircraft physics (flight dynamics), avionics (electronic systems), and liveries (paint schemes) while getting valuable insights from seasoned flight sim enthusiasts. Our dedicated community of users is eager to share their expertise and help you make the most of your virtual flying adventures.

Don't hesitate to ask your questions, as no query is too complex or too simple for our knowledgeable users. Whether you're troubleshooting an issue, seeking recommendations, or simply looking to improve your aircraft's performance, this forum is the perfect place for you.

Join the conversation, contribute your experiences, and let's continue to push the boundaries of flight simulation together!

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sammymachine

Installation of MSFS

Hello, I get an error message on Disc 9 I'm on Windows 10 and I have over 300 GB of free space on my hard drive. Can anyone advise Stan Unwin...

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Robert Konrád

Can two people fly in one aircraft in MSFS?

Can two people fly in one aircraft in MSFS?...

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James Smith

How to get free planes in MSFS without paying?

I'm running on a bit of a budget and would like to add extra planes to the simulator.  I don't have money for the full paid releases available on the MSFS marketplace so would like to find some free stuff.  I remember when I used to use FS2004 back in t...

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richtee1944

Garmin G1000 programming

I use LittleNavMap successfully with X-Plane 11 & 12 but I cannot seem to enter a Flight Plan into MSFS 2000. Can you help...

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halhamilton

G1000 Autopilot Issues?

Flying a Skyhawk G1000 (172) I have created flight plans for several destinations. After climbing a bit I select and enter an altitude and engage autopilot (GPS mode). I get entirely different results on different days. Sometimes the aircraft heads back o...

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Fly-by-Night on
Rémy318

Navigating the Boeing 247 D Startup Procedure in MSFS 2020: Alternatives to 'Ctrl+E

The start-up procedure is clearly laid out on the plate placed in the cockpit. But it's complicated. There must be an easier way: "ctrl E" is not functional - should I wait for a change? Or is anyone else having this difficulty? Thank you for your reply -...

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Peter Lambert

List of default MSFS Aircraft - How Many? (out of the box)

I've been reading up about a lot of Microsoft Flight Simulator features online and noticed there are many different versions of the simulator available to purchase.  Can somebody please give me a full breakdown of the different aircraft included (and how...

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Peter Wander

What's the Fastest Stock Plane in MSFS?

So I've just become familiar with the MSFS aircraft and I would like to know what is the fastest stock plane available from a default install of the simulator....

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ianstephens on
j.vlasblom

Exploring Helicopter Add-Ons for Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020

where can i find helicopters for msfs?  ...

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MikeJH

Understanding CVT Files in MSFS for Updated Aircraft: Why do They Show as UNINSTALLED in Content Manager?

I have noticed on some aircraft that are updated from earlier versions of the Flight simulator, that when they are installed OK, MSFS creates CVT files for each individual installation. These obviously have some purpose but they appear in the Content Mana...

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Carl Thomas

Installing X-Plane Aircraft in MSFS 2020: Compatibility and Solutions

I'm puzzled trying to find out why some 3rd party add-on aircraft don't show up. I see them in the content folder after installing them but nothing in the aircraft hanger. Recently I attempted to add this MD 11 https://forums.x-plane.org/index.php?/files...

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Topkick95

How to install Quicksilver MX to MSFS?

I downloaded the Quicksilver MX, but I have no idea how to upload it to MSFS, any help would be great. Thank you...

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Stew Lindenberger

Helicopter Throttle/Collective Sensitivity Issues on Honeycomb Alpha & Bravo Controllers in MSFS2020

I have studied and tried several YouTube videos about settings for the Honeycomb Alpha & Bravo controllers for helicopters. When they were first available in MSFS2000 a couple of years ago, I could descend & land them fairly well. In the past year, howev...

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ianstephens on
10Boom

787 problem after June AAU update

Is anyone having a problem with the Boeing 787 after the June update? As soon as I started the sim now 3 of the 5 CRT screens are blank along the airspeed and the VVi indicator are blank. I have tried to uninstall the 787 in the content manager and then r...

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XPNDR7500

Troubleshooting Learjet Lighting: Cabin and Instrument Panel Lights Issue

hello I want to know if there is any solution for the Learjet lighting system. When I try to turn off the panel lights, the instrument/gauge lights and general cabin lights go out. which makes it impossible to fly at night with a nice view. This does not...

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ianstephens on
123E

Can I use the model in a separate game?

For example, if I wanted to for say use the model for a render scene would that be allowed?  ...

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ianstephens on
Daniel Bitton

Flybywire A320 neo loading problem

I downloaded and installed the free Flybywire A320 neo (thanks) and at the end of the file, transfers received four transfer errors (I believe related to the Instruments files)  indicating a Java transfer problem. Opening MSFS and loading the A320 airpla...

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ianstephens on
mokusmisi

JMB VL3 autopilot cannot be activated

MSFS2020 premium deluxe: JMB VL3 aircraft autopilot cannot be activated. I could see the flight plan in the FMS, and I could see the route on the map, but I could not activate the autopilot either from the keyboard or from the Flight Yoke System (in the c...

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mokusmisi on
jlabit

Problems with A330-900 neo Add-On

Yesterday morning, I downloaded and installed the Airbus A330-900 neo add-on.  I put the headwind--a330neo file into the community folder as directed.  I can see and can select the aircraft in the simulator.  When I select it and add a flight, it goes...

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ianstephens on
ellora1111

missing cessna

What happened to the tail wheel Cessna from the deluxe edition? It just disappeared....

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ianstephens on
Guest

Erratic Throttle control of 172

I have always had erratic throttle control in the Cessna 172 with both sliders on Logitech and Microsoft joysticks, better but not perfect with the F3 key on the keyboard.  Advice?...

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George Roll

Grumman AA1A aircraft for MSFS?

Is there a Grumman AA1 available for import to MSFS? I FLY one in real life and would love to fly one on Sim to keep proficient. Mine is converted to 160 hp and tail weel....

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ianstephens on
Roy E Paul

Business Jets

When will we get additional business Jets? Like Embraer and Bombardier jets  ...

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ianstephens on
Nico Becker

No touring motor gliders available

Hello, why are there no touring motor gliders in the MSFS? The SF-25c disc in particular is very popular with flight schools....

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ianstephens on
10Boom

787 Dreamliner auto-throttle light starts blinking halfway through flight

In my copy of MSFS, the 787 Dreamliner auto-throttle light starts blinking halfway through the flight.  Just wondering if anyone else is having this problem. when it starts blinking, the autothrottles are INOP for the rest of the flight.  Any fixes?...

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ianstephens on
The Artful Dodger

Help Please with Loading an Aircraft into FS2020

Hello: I need help! I cannot properly install any of your aircraft! First off, I am not certain which folder is intended to be installed. I do not need help with the location as I am very familiar with the Community folder. I just can't tell which folder...

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ianstephens on
flyingfisherman

Downloading A320 FBW for MSFS 2020 result no plane displayed

hello, I've downloaded an A320 neo FBW on MSFS2020 but the results that no plane appears on the Word map, I can just hear the noise of the motors. Is somebody could help me to install it correctly? thank you very much....

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ianstephens on
jwneale

Fokker DR1 and throttle

After loading the new Fokker DR1 in FS2020, my throttle won't work, and several other systems are dead. Any thoughts?...

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ianstephens on
BertNoir

Flying Jets in MSFS 2020

Hello, Is it possible to fly jet airliners in ms 2020 without all the preparation that is used in "real flight" as it shows in some tutorials. The same way you can in fsx i.e.set alt.,speed,hdg.,ils or gps.,ap.,etc. and take off from an active runway. Tha...

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ianstephens on
Les7

MS2020 Aurore_MB02 Souricette

Downloaded this airplane and installed in community folder but it doesn't appear in aircraft selection. Any suggestions ?...

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ianstephens on
10Boom

invisible Airbus a320 by Fly by Wire

I am just learning to fly the A320 by FBW and when I started FS2020 the other day, then we had a big update from Asobo. then the plane was just gone!! has this happened to anyone else? I can't seem to get it back....

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ianstephens on
10Boom

Turning lights off on default aircraft

Does anyone have problems with lights on default aircraft? They are on all the time, can't turn them off.  How can I turn them off?...

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