Video: how to get started with Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020


The new Microsoft Flight Simulator program is limitless in possibilities, but where do we start? In this video, Sporty’s flight simulator expert Chris McGonegle will take you through those first steps to get airborne. We’ll begin at the home page and cover how to choose an airport, aircraft, release the parking brake, and move to an external view.

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Chris McGonegle is a Product Manager with Sporty’s Pilot Shop and a graduate of the UC Clermont Aviation Academy. He’s a Commercial rated pilot with an Instrument rating who prefers to start the day with a $100 cup of coffee before heading into the office.