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Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 Guide

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Microsoft Flight Simulator: Aircraft list Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 guide, tips

This section of the Flight Simulator 2020 guide has a list of all available aircraft divided into classes. We have also included useful information like the type of cockpit (analog - only clocks or "glass" - multi-function monitors), range and maximum altitude.

Propeller plane (avionics, aerobatics)

One of the most popular aerobatic aircraft, produced since 1944 - Microsoft Flight Simulator: Aircraft list - Basics - Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 Guide

Aviat Pitts Special S2S

  1. Number of engines: 1
  2. Cruising speed: 150 knots
  3. Maximum ceiling: 15,000 ft
  4. Time in the air: 2 hours
  5. Range: 298 miles
  6. Cockpit: analog

One of the most popular aerobatic aircraft, produced since 1944. In the 1960s and 1970s, these machines have completely dominated the aviation competitions. The current versions still remain true to the original design from the 1940s in many aspects.

CubCrafters XCub

  1. Number of engines: 1
  2. Cruising speed: 126 knots
  3. Maximum ceiling: 14,000 ft
  4. Time in the air: 6 hours
  5. Range: 695 miles
  6. Cockpit: "glass"

A light aircraft manufactured by the US that belongs to the group of "bush aircraft" or "backcountry", that is, adapted to operate in particularly difficult types of terrain. It can take off and land on unpaved runways.

Diamond DA62

  1. Number of engines: 2
  2. Cruising speed: 171 knots
  3. Maximum ceiling: 20,000 ft
  4. Time in the air: 7 hours
  5. Range: 1,283 miles
  6. Cockpit: "glass"

Luxury avionette with low fuel consumption and excellent interior finish.

Diamond DA40 NG

  1. Number of engines: 1
  2. Cruising speed: 125 knots
  3. Maximum ceiling: 16,400 ft
  4. Time in the air: 6 hours
  5. Range: 940 miles
  6. Cockpit: "glass"

Light aircraft of Austrian production, suitable for novice pilots. It has a high level of safety, especially in case of stalls or falling into a spin.

EXTRA 330LT

  1. Number of engines: 1
  2. Cruising speed: 150 knots
  3. Maximum ceiling: 10,000 ft
  4. Time in the air: 5 hours
  5. Range: 600 miles
  6. Cockpit: "glass"

One of the most popular stunt aircraft used for aerobatics, designed in Germany in the 1980s. However, the 330LT version available in the game is mainly intended for tourist flights.

Ultra-light stung aircraft of German production - Microsoft Flight Simulator: Aircraft list - Basics - Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 Guide

Flight Design CTLS

  1. Number of engines: 1
  2. Cruising speed: 120 knots
  3. Maximum ceiling: 15,000 ft
  4. Time in the air: 6 hours
  5. Range: 780 miles
  6. Cockpit: analog with navigation screen

Ultra-light stung aircraft of German production. It is distinguished by its considerable range compared to its size.

ICON A5 (hydroplane)

  1. Number of engines: 1
  2. Cruising speed: 85 knots
  3. Maximum ceiling: 15,000 ft
  4. Time in the air: 6 hours
  5. Range: 427 miles
  6. Cockpit: "glass"

Lightweight sports plane that is being made in America. Apart from the unique cockpit design, which resembles a sports car, its greatest advantage is the ability to operate on both land and water. It is the only machine in the game that can land and take off from the water. The ICON A5 also has a specially designed angle of attack indicator, which is very readable for the pilot. However, it's only in form of a decoration in the game.

ICON A5 can land on water. - Microsoft Flight Simulator: Aircraft list - Basics - Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 Guide
ICON A5 can land on water.

JMB VL-3

  1. Number of engines: 1
  2. Cruising speed: 130 knots
  3. Maximum ceiling: 13,000 ft
  4. Time in the air: 5 hours
  5. Range: 690 miles
  6. Cockpit: "glass"

Light sports aircraft of Czech production. It provides excellent visibility from the cockpit during tourist flights.

Robin CAP 10

  1. Number of engines: 1
  2. Cruising speed: 135 knots
  3. Maximum ceiling: 16,000 ft
  4. Time in the air: 5 hours
  5. Range: 650 miles
  6. Cockpit: analog

Two-seater plane used for training and aerobatics purposes. Many European Masters in aerobatics started flying in this machine.

Robin DR400-100 Cadet

  1. Number of engines: 1
  2. Cruising speed: 115 knots
  3. Maximum ceiling: 14,000 ft
  4. Time in the air: 4 hours
  5. Range: 550 miles
  6. Cockpit: analog

A sports aircraft with a wooden structure, making it very quiet in the air. It has a positive reputation for being extremely easy to fly.

Beechcraft Bonanza G36

  1. Number of engines: 1
  2. Cruising speed: 176 knots
  3. Maximum ceiling: 18,500 ft
  4. Time in the air: 6 hours
  5. Range: 920 miles
  6. Cockpit: "glass"

One of the longest produced aircraft in general aviation, which was designed in the 1940s . The G36 model available in the game is a version produced since 2006 with a modified "glass" cockpit with Garmin G1000 system.

Cessna 152

  1. Number of engines: 1
  2. Cruising speed: 107 knots
  3. Maximum ceiling: 14,700 ft
  4. Time in the air: 5 hours
  5. Range: 415 miles
  6. Cockpit: analog

One of the most popular training aircraft. It is often being purchased for private uses. It has been produced since the 1970s. It features simple and basic analog instruments.

Cessna 152 - Microsoft Flight Simulator: Aircraft list - Basics - Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 Guide?

Cessna 152

Cessna 172 Skyhawk (G1000)

  1. Number of engines: 1
  2. Cruising speed: 124 knots
  3. Maximum ceiling: 14,000 ft
  4. Time in the air: 5 hours
  5. Range: 640 miles
  6. Cockpit: "glass"

The successor of the 152 model holds the record of the most produced aircraft and holds the number one position on the most-produced aircraft list. The plane gained an extraordinary recognition due to the famous event from the Cold War period. The teenage German pilot (Mathias Rust) flew it from Helsinki to Moscow in 1987 and landed in the middle of the Soviet capital, near the Red Square and the Moscow Kremlin. The pilot wanted to create an imaginary bridge to the East, and that his flight was intended to reduce the tension and suspicion between the two Cold War sides.

Zlin Savage Cub

  1. Number of engines: 1
  2. Cruising speed: 91 knots
  3. Maximum ceiling: 14,400 ft
  4. Time in the air: 4 hours
  5. Range: 377 miles
  6. Cockpit: "analog"

A light sport aircraft made in Czech Republic. It has an extremely short take-off and landing routes on virtually any surface. In the MFS 2020 it does not require any airports - it can land on virtually any type of ground.

Turboprop aircraft

A luxurious business plane which was designed and made in France - Microsoft Flight Simulator: Aircraft list - Basics - Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 Guide

Daher TBM 930

  1. Number of engines: 1
  2. Cruising speed: 330 knots
  3. Maximum ceiling: 31,000 ft
  4. Time in the air: 5 hours
  5. Range: 1,730 miles
  6. Cockpit: "glass"

A luxurious business plane which was designed and made in France. It is the fastest turboprop aircraft in the world in its category.

Beechcraft King Air 350i

  1. Number of engines: 2
  2. Cruising speed: 244 knots
  3. Maximum ceiling: 35,000 ft
  4. Time in the air: 6 hours
  5. Range: 1,806 miles
  6. Cockpit: "glass"

An aircraft that has the longest production run in its class, that is, the class of turboprop planes. Often used by special forces and services, especially for air medical services.

Cessna 208 B Grand Caravan EX

  1. Number of engines: 1
  2. Cruising speed: 195 knots
  3. Maximum ceiling: 25,000 ft
  4. Time in the air: 7 hours
  5. Range: 964 miles
  6. Cockpit: "glass"

Small passenger and cargo-transport plane. It is often used by smaller airlines, as well as for Humanitarian Air Transport Operations and for VIP transport. The largest operator of this aircraft model is FedEx.

Jet aircraft

A light business jet - Microsoft Flight Simulator: Aircraft list - Basics - Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 Guide

Cessna Citation CJ4

  1. Number of engines: 2
  2. Cruising speed: 451 knots
  3. Maximum ceiling: 45,000 ft
  4. Time in the air: 5 hours
  5. Range: 2,165 miles
  6. Cockpit: "glass"

A light business jet. Together with other models of the Citation series it forms the largest fleet of aircraft of this class.

Passenger aircraft

Airbus 320neo - Microsoft Flight Simulator: Aircraft list - Basics - Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 Guide
Airbus 320neo

Airbus A320neo

  1. Number of engines: 2
  2. Cruising speed: 455 knots
  3. Maximum ceiling: 39,800 ft
  4. Time in the air: 7 hours
  5. Range: 3,500 miles
  6. Cockpit: "glass"

A modernized version of one of the world's most popular passenger aircraft, the Airbus A320, which was the first plane of this class equipped with a digital Fly-By-Wire control system. The Neo version has improved engines and modified winglets.

Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental

  1. Number of engines: 4
  2. Cruising speed: 493 knots
  3. Maximum ceiling: 43,100 ft
  4. Time in the air: 16 hours
  5. Range: 8,000 miles
  6. Cockpit: "glass"

The latest and largest version of one of the world's most famous passenger planes. The Jumbo Jet is also known as Queen of the Skies. The 747-8 Intercontinental version can carry 467 passengers. According to the manufacturer, it is the fastest jet designed for the commercial market.

Jumbo Jet - Microsoft Flight Simulator: Aircraft list - Basics - Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 Guide
"Jumbo Jet"
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