Microsoft Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Its Flight Simulator by Adding Helicopters and Gliders

The 40th anniversary of Microsoft Flight Simulator has arrived, and Microsoft is celebrating by adding additional content in a free update coming to Xbox Game Pass. Asobo Studio has been working hard to bring more content to an already huge game.

Source: Microsoft

The updates to the game will add more interesting features such as the use of helicopters and gliders.

Here is the list:


  • Bell-407
  • Guimbal Cabri G2


  • DG Flugzeugbau LG8-18
  • DG Flugzeugbau DG1001E neo


  • Airbus A310

Historical Aircrafts

  • Wright Flyer
  • Ryan NYP (Spirit of St Louis)
  • Douglas DC-3
  • De Havailland Canada DHC-2-Beaver
  • Curtiss JN-4 “Canuck”
  • Grumman G-21 Goose
  • Hughes H-4 Hercules “Spruce Goose”

Plus More.

As you can see a plethora of flying machines will take flight to the virtual skies.

Have you played Microsoft Flight Simulator before? Do you have any interest in the newly announced features? Do you have Game Pass?  Let us know your thoughts on this game.

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