A Guide to Flight Simulator

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“This is an excellent publication for anyone who has or is contemplating purchasing Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020” Deryck H, Customer

This stunning 262-page digital guide is packed full of inspiring visuals to support you in your new flight simulator. Discover what you need to know from flying with ATC and configuring camera controls, to using the accessible user interface (UI) and completing your first training flight. This is the missing manual to your brand new flight simulator.

‘A Guide to Flight Simulator’ is the perfect travel companion for anyone using the new flight simulator, regardless of the level of experience or knowledge.

v1.95 is a free update for all current customers. Download from your account.

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Customer Reviews

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D
D.N.
Best of the rest

best overall guide to what can be a very confusing app

F
F.
Perfect, a must have

You should be paid by microsoft to bring so much value. Very Very helpful.
What can you improve : A french version :)

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A.M.
A manual, finally!

As usual, someone else has to think about it because if we wait for Microsoft ... I hope it will be updated periodically so this flight simulator will have a manual!

G
G.R.

Thoughtful and well written manual. A must for the sim community.

J
J.R.
Briliant.

I have been looking for a manual everywhere, PDF or paper but nothing. Not even at Microsoft itself, or I just did not succeed in finding it.
And this is exactly what I was looking for. For a more than friendly price!
Thanks!

B
B.G.
Good manual

Good manual with comprehensive detailed info on fs2020, highly recommend it, particularly for those without previous experience with flight simulators

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v.V.
paper uitgave

Ik ben meer voor een papieren handleiding , is voor mij een stuk handiger,

R
R.O.

Very good quality and easy to follow and worth every penny
A must have for anyone like me who is new to msfs.

B
B.B.
The manual that Microsoft should have done

Very well written manual for beginners. Also with tipps for pros. Very nice tutorials for checkflights. Found some minor issues with them as some more screenshots could help and sometimes there is an extra keystroke needed to get where the manual wants you to go without mentioning it. Almost perfect overall. It will make the start with the sim much easier.

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J.M.
Great companion to MSFS

Great intro to MSFS and aid to answering questions. Sorry I waited a few weeks before ordering the Guide.

Detailed Information

What Customers Are Saying:

“WOW! What a beautiful well-designed book for the Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020. This book is exactly what I need to get familiar with the new MSFS 2020”

Gil D, SimShack

“When I took the time to read it carefully I realize that this book is very impressive and a superb collection for msfs2020.”

Lucien P, SimShack

“This is an excellent publication for anyone who has or is contemplating purchasing Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020”

Deryck H, SimShack

LATEST VERSION: 1.95 (Released April 30th 2021)

This stunning 282-page digital guide is packed full of inspiring visuals to support you in your new flight simulator. Discover what you need to know from flying with ATC and configuring camera controls, to using the accessible user interface (UI) and completing your first training flight. We also give you the tools you need to have the perfect VR experience with Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Spend more time flying in your new simulator with the best possible set up. SoFly’s team of experts have carefully crafted an easy to follow guide, enabling you to swiftly adapt your settings to maximise performance without compromising the look of your new simulator.  

A Guide to Flight Simulator will provide you with detailed information for each of the hand-crafted airports, whilst the tips and tricks from certified pilots will give you the confidence needed to complete complicated manoeuvres and land at challenging airports. Detailed specs will help you understand each of the included aircraft to help you become the best virtual pilot.

The step-by-step tutorials included throughout will walk you through your first flights in the simulator, and provide you with travel inspiration for your next virtual flight. You’ll soon be able to fly solo or online with your friends using live settings.

‘A Guide to Flight Simulator’ is the perfect travel companion for anyone using the new flight simulator, regardless of the level of experience or knowledge.

Language: English

Please note that DRM is applied to each PDF. A password on Page 4 can be found and with instructions on how to print.

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V1.95 | Release Date: 30APR2021

NEW – France and Benelux Airport
NEW – France and Benelux Update Info
NEW – Adding/Changing Liveries
NEW – Customising Flight Model
ADDED – New details for sim updates
ADDED – New details on A Guide to Flight Simulator Extended Edition (Coming Soon!)
FIX – Changes to some airport descriptions

TOTAL PAGE COUNT: 282

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V1.90 | Release Date: 26FEB2021

NEW – UK and Ireland Airports
NEW – UK and Ireland World Update Info
ADDED – Availability icons on each airport
FIX – Various fixes to pages / tutorials based on customer feedback.

TOTAL PAGE COUNT: 272

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V1.80 | Release Date: 12JAN2021

NEW – Virtual Reality recommended hardware
NEW – Virtual Reality performance settings
NEW – Virtual set-up tutorial and guide
ADDED – Changelog information
ADDED – Latest sim update information

TOTAL PAGE COUNT: 262

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V1.70 | Release Date: 11DEC2020

NEW – World Update II: US Section
NEW – Future of Flight Simulator
NEW – Future of A Guide to Flight Simulator
ADDED – Four new airports based on the free World Update (US) for the simulator
FIXED – All pages now correctly display the version number
FIXED – Images missing from Airbus tutorial

TOTAL PAGE COUNT: 244

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V1.60 | Release Date: 22OCT2020
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NOTE: Some pages within the Airbus tutorial still say version 1.50. This is due to us being unable to grab new images due to an ongoing issue with Microsoft Flight Simulator.
Documented here: https://forums.flightsimulator.com/t/a320-mcdu-premium-deluxe-edition-not-in-database-mcdu-errors/303013/19

NEW – World Update I: Japan section
ADDED – Six new airports based on the free World Update (Japan) for the simulator
ADDED – New information in the performance section for ‘Render Scaling’
CHANGED – Colour for the footer to have better visibility for printing
CHANGED – Updated over 500 images across the guide to be of a higher quality and improve visual explanation
FIX – Nearly 100 minor changes / fixes to text, spelling and font throughout
FIX – Corrected page number links where they were wrong/linking to the wrong page

TOTAL PAGE COUNT: 232

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V1.50 | Release Date: 01OCT2020
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NEW – A320Neo Tutorial Flight
ADDED – Information on Microsoft Flight Simulator Build 1.9.3.0 [Japan Update]
CHANGED – Updated credits list in relation to upcoming language translations and other contributors.
FIX – Various minor spelling errors throughout the guide [Thanks to Brian B]
FIX – Corrected link to SkyVector

V1.40 | Release Date: 23SEP2020
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NEW – Snow and Weather Manipulation
NEW – Handling Icing In Your Aircraft
NEW – Accessibility Options
NEW – Updating Your Simulator
ADDED – Key features of simulator build 1.8.3.0
ADDED – Information on in-sim menu after build update 1.8.3.0
ADDED – Updated back cover
FIX – Acronym error on Page 134

V1.30 | Release Date: 16SEP2020
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NEW – TBM 930 Tutorial [Part of TBM Tutorial]
NEW – Information on SkyVector Flight Planning [Part of TBM Tutorial]
NEW – Information on using VOR naviagation [Part of TBM Tutorial]
ADDED – Page numbers now link directly to pages within the guide
FIX – Minor spelling error on In-Sim Menu Options on page 48
FIX – Minor spelling error on ATC communication options on page 49
FIX – Minor spelling errors on Airliner section on pages 68 and 69
FIX – Some page numbers were incorrect after guide updates; now fixed

V1.21 | Release Date: 10SEP2020
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FIX – Corrected information regarding the G1000 on page 130/131 [Thanks to Howard H to pointing this out]

V1.20 | Release Date: 09SEP2020
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NEW – G1000 Tutorial
NEW – Airport Manoeuvring
NEW – Primary Key Controls
FIX – Corrected airport elevation for Sydney International Airport (YSSY)

V1.10 | Release Date: 28AUG2020
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NEW – Boosting Performance for your Simulator
NEW – How to Find Animals
NEW – How to Unlock All Achievements in the Simulator
NEW – Information on how to print and move to a different device
ADDED – Remaining Airports
ADDED – New Tips for Multiplayer
ADDED – Link to Blog Post for Improving Download Speed on Installation
FIX – Corrected Logitech Error on Page 15
FIX – Corrected Gibraltar ICAO code on page 80
FIX – Changed details about server availability on page 120

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