|Test Your Skills by Flying Different Planes|
Currently you can fly the 1903 Wright Flyer, strange flapping wing "Ornithopters", a 747, A320, various military jets and several light singles.
|Fly Different Helicopters|
Fly a medical helicopter and land on a remote snow covered mountain, or how about taking charge with the latest military Westland Lynx. The choice is yours...
|Real Life Helicopter Handling|
In principle everything that applies to real helicopters,applies in this simulator.
|Land at Your Local Airport|
20,000 + real world airports in the full scenery set.
|Why Not Fly over Your House?|
With coverage of the whole world you can fly over your house, your local school or even visit your long lost aunt. The destinations are endless...
|World Wide Scenery|
Accurate Worldwide scenery coverage of the entire world (available separately)
|Realistic Night Lighting|
Fly at night with the help of ground lighting from urban areas and headlights of oncoming cars on major highways. This is all based on real life maps.
|Test Your Skill:|
You will never get bored with 20,000+ real world airports, 150+ life like planes and scenery coverage of the entire world.
All the controls model actual real world instrument behavior. The instruments that lag in real life, lag correctly, gyro drift is modeled correctly, the magnetic compass is subject to aircraft body forces - all those things that make real world flying a challenge are present.
|Correct Airport Runway Lighting|
Correct runway markings, placement and approach lighting. Directional airport lighting that smoothly changes intensity as your relative view direction changes.
Taxiways available for many larger airports (including green center line lights when appropriate)
|Real Life Runway Elevation|
Sloping runways (runways change elevation like they usually do in real life)
|Scenery based on Actual Military Data|
Scenery includes all vmap0 lakes, rivers, roads, railroads, cities, towns, land cover...
Work with other flight fans to fly in formation, do acrobatics or for air - air refueling
|Real time Integration with Google Maps|
A Google Maps based service shows you exactly where your are in respect to the rest of the live players.
|Realistic 3D Cockpit views|
Each plane has a realistic 3D cockpit where you can control everything from releasing the brakes to raising the wheels.
|Have you ever wanted to land on a Aircraft Carrier?|
There is currently support for Aircraft Carrier operations on the Nimitz, (located near San Francisco) and on The Eisenhower.
|Show off your flying skills|
Keep improving with the ability to record your flight for later analysis or playback.
|Want to try Air-Air Refueling?|
At present, there are two tanker aircraft (KC135-E and KA6-D) and three receiving aircraft (A4F, Lightning and T38) capable of in-air refueling.
|Fly with the help of Autopilot|
An autopilot is not an “intelligent” pilot. It just takes over simple tasks for the pilot.
|Full World Scenery Set|
You receive the San Francisco Bay and Pacific area maps + The entire world's scenery set. - Hours & hours of exploration!
All from the thriving Open Source Community, this software is forever changing .
|Full Support For All O/S + Mac Support|
Designed to run on any modern computer running
Win 95/Win 98/2000/ME/XP/Vista/Windows 7. Support Macs too.
|150 Planes & Helicopters|
This software includes over 20 planes to get you started. The 100+ other planes can be downloaded for FREE in the members area.
|Multiple PC and Controller Support|
Install on as many PCs/MAC are you like. Supports all types of flight controllers including yoke, foot pedals, throttle etc.
|100% Free Updates / Upgrades|
Never pay again, you always receive the latest releases for FREE.