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: 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: I've been a Flight Simulator fan since the pre-Microsoft days when I played it on a Commodore 64. Since then, of course, everything's changed for the better. This purchase, actually was to replace my previous set (lost one of the DVDs when it cracked all the way through to the data layer, rendering...
Summary: This is 2006 software so I had some compatibility concerns, but went to avsim.net forums and used their FSX hardware and software guide and it installed without a hitch. In fact the preferred OS is Win 7 64-bit. Many other tips are there as well to help you get the most out of your installation.
Summary: I've been using FSX for a couple of years now. I'd originally downloaded it from Microsoft. Over time I lost the information needed to download it again when I wanted to reinstall it. Now that I have the physical disks from Amazon I won't have to worry about a repeat of the problem. .
Summary: My 11 year old boys really like this. It has tons of details that of the things you would normally have to do if you were actually flying these planes. I purchased a cool joystick to go with this and it just makes the flying so much more realistic and fun.
Every new pilot and student pilot needs this program!
6 January 2013
Summary: I am a commercial pilot with 40 years experience and over 25,000 hours of flying experience in fixed wing...from Cherokee 140's to Marine A-4 Sky Hawks,and helicopters from the Jet Ranger all the way up to the CH-47 Chinook. I bought this program for my twin 10 year old grandsons.
Summary: The product is amazing in it's entirety. The craft, airports, variables etc are incredible. For anyone flying, wanting to fly or just wanting to have fun, this is a game to play with. while the worthwhile equipment may cost you more your experiences will be very real except for the movement.