Welcome to the MSFS Gateway - Your Flight Sim Candy Store!
Hundreds of Categorized Links to Microsoft Flight Simulator (MSFS) and Prepar3D Web Sites.
Microsoft Flight
Simulator X (FSX)
Microsoft's FSX home page has closed, but FSX is still available from outlets and looks stunning and performs well on modern PCs. FSX and FS9 (FS2004) remain well supported by numerous software and hardware developers. FSX
FSX Help
& Support
Microsoft's articles on FSX setup, performance, sound, graphics, video and general trouble shooting. Note: Official customer support for FSX has expired.
Flight Simulator
Read articles, lesson and tips from the Microsoft Flight Simulator Team (as was). Official MSFS SDKs and FSX Demo and FSX Service Packs 1 and 2 available for download. FS Insider
Prepar3D Prepar3D (“prepared”) is a new flight/sea/land simulation platform by Lockheed Martin. It extends development of Microsoft ESP (used in FSX) while maintaining much backward compatibility. V2 released with many improvements and greater stability. Wikipedia article. Official Prepar3d Forum. Migration tool (unofficial payware).
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Sim News
The latest flight simulator news, and also news on train, underground, sailing and bus sims, all regularly updated. Also reports real aviation news with FS relevance. Product reviews, interviews, columns and more. Dedicated X-Plane area.
Excellent flight sim blog by D'André Newman. News, reviews, comics, interviews and other related material on PC flight simulation from companies, developers and publishers around the world. Plenty of comments and screenshots. Also on Facebook.
Avsim A huge and popular flight sim portal with thousands of downloads for current and earlier versions of MSFS and other flight sims. News, reviews and many active forums. Totally free. Donations welcome.
The original. A huge flight simulator archive with well over 100,000 files. Fast downloads, latest news, reviews & active forums. Subscription option gives assured entry to files library and even faster downloads, otherwise free. Recommended.
Fly Away Simulation Flight simulation news and reviews, downloads, forums, FAQs, navigation tutorials, screenshots and links. Completely free FSX, FS9 and X-Plane download libraries and active forums. An optional monthly or yearly subscription gives faster downloads.
FSDeveloper Community portal for add-on developers to provide a friendly place where you can discuss your design problems or ideas, whether a commercial or freeware designer, newbie or expert. Covers aircraft, scenery and FSX's missions and SimConnect.
FS Freeware.
Freeware aircraft, scenery and tools downloads for FS2004 and FSX. Also downloads for Prepar3D and Flight Gear.
 Google+ Communities A selection... Frooglesim Microsoft Flight Simulator - FSX Flight Simulator Hangout Community Microsoft Flight Simulator X FSX 模擬飛行論壇 Flight Simulator Flightsim Addicts Flight Simulator Network • There are others...
Hovercontrol Aimed at increasing the unity between the helicopter enthusiasts using MSFS. Offers forums, pilot training, excellent helicopter-related file downloads, screenshot galleries, etc.
SimFlight Main (English) portal of a large network of useful international sites (France, Spain, Russia, Germany, Poland, Japan etc. each in their own language). Has up-to-date FS news, reviews, forums, newsgroups and links. Useful FAQs and much more. SimFlight
Simviation Gigabyts of quality freeware add-ons nicely organised by type. Includes aircraft, panels, scenery & help with installing them, news, reviews, VA message board. Optional paid subscription members have faster access and faster downloads.
SurClaro.com Large flight simming resource offering freeware downloads (registration required), forums, chat rooms, screenshots and shopping.
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