Summary: I've been flying Microsoft Flight Simulator since the first version. And, I'm a retired airline pilot, having flown real airplanes for almost sixty years. It's installed with Acceleration on a new Windows 8.1 desktop. The program is constantly aborting for no good reason.
Summary: Bought this for my son and the product key wouldn't install and when we tried repeatedly to get tech help from Microsoft, they were absolutely useless. Had an older version which worked fine, which we replaced with this edition.
Summary: Glad I did not get this a few years back. I can't seem to pull myself away from this simulator. It's crazy fun and I have just scratched the surface of it. I can't tell you how fun this program is. It provides a very realistic version of operating a real aircraft.
Summary: Just thought that Amazon should know that Microsoft no longer gives help or support for Microsoft Flight Simulator X Gold Edition which I bought from Amazon about a week ago. I was informed of this by a Microsoft technician while attempting to get Microsoft Flight Simulator to function properly in...
Summary: Flight Simulator X would please anyone who would like to be a pilot or who is interested in planes. In my opinion, I think it is wayyyyyyy better than X-Plane. I bought this along with a Logitech Extreme 3D Pro Joystick, very handy in my case.
Summary: The FSX experience straight out of the box is only a tiny glimmer of its possibilities. To really appreciate what FSX can do, you'll need to spend $100s for add ons, such as Active Sky Next (injects realistic realtime weather), UTX ground scenery, GEX or FTX Global ground textures, REX4 (provides...
So much promised, but so many problems - very disappointing!
Robert Allred, Amazon
21 December 2013
Summary: No one should sell, or buy this product expecting it to be a current, functional and supported simulation! As a former pilot, I hoped Flight Simulator X Gold Edition would bring back some of they experiences I enjoyed so much as a private pilot. Certainly the hype lead me to expect that it would.