50 Best Flight Simulation games

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The best 50 Flight Simulation games daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), Win Mobile, PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, Switch, PC Windows, Mac OS and Linux. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

The latest addition in this selection are Infinite Passengers released the 31 December 2017 and ranked #43, Blue Angels Aerobatic Flight Simulator released the 30 November 2017 and ranked #14, Multirotor Sim 2 released the 15 November 2017 and ranked #39.

1# Elite: Dangerous - 2014

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Take control of your own starship in a cutthroat galaxy. Elite Dangerous brings gaming’s original open world adventure into the modern generation with a connected galaxy, evolving narrative and the entirety of the Milky Way re-created at its full galactic proportions.

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2# Kerbal Space Program - 2015

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In Kerbal Space Program, take charge of the space program for the alien race known as the Kerbals. You have access to an array of parts to assemble fully-functional spacecraft that flies (or doesn’t) based on realistic aerodynamic and orbital physics.

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3# Bomber Crew - 2017

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Chocks away! Bomber Crew is a strategic simulation game, where picking the right crew and keeping your bomber in tip top shape is the difference between completing your mission or losing it all! USAAF DLC NOW AVAILABLE! FLY THE ICONIC AMERICAN BOMBER!

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4# Flight Simulator! - 2017

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Free Flight Sim is a superb flying simulator with realistic controls and great 3D graphics. You can control a range of different planes and fly around the map in whichever way you want. You must first build up power in your engines and take off from the runway – once you are up in their air you must gain a decent altitude in order to avoid crashing into any mountains or obstacles. Controls WASD to fly Q and E to tilt rear wing Up and down arrow to control engine power Hold I to start engine B to brake T to use air trails C to change camera view This app lets you experience publicly available website content as an app; trademarks and copyrighted content belong to their owners.

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5# Infinite Flight - 2012

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-5 Regions: San Francisco Bay Area and Southern California, Charlotte (NC), Sydney (Australia), Oshkosh (WI) -Flight Planning -Realistic Flight Model -Interactive Flight Lessons -Autopilot (Altitude and Heading, Throttle) -4 time presets (Sunrise, Day, Sunset and Night) -Weather settings: Wind direction and intensity, visibility... -Yoke helper for easy handling of the airplane -Final Approach Path Display to help with landings -ILS (Instrument Landing System) -Realistic sounds -5 Camera Modes -Runway lights -Automatic Logbook (entries added for each flight) -Leaderboards -Achievements Were a highly dedicated team of aviation and flight simulation enthusiasts and are eager for your feedback. If you dont like something, before rating, send us a note by: -email at contact@flyingdevelopmentstudio.com -twitter at @flyingdevstudio -in the About section of the simulator.

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6# Sky Gamblers: Storm Raiders - 2012

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Unparalleled visuals, special effects and audio including: specular masks, bump mapping, atmospheric scattering, volumetric clouds with realistic lighting, sun glare, day & night transitions, God rays, high definition textures, 4x anisotropic filtering, High Dynamic Range (HDR) rendering, radial blur, heat haze, refractive raindrops and more! You will fly in fully recreated cities with realistic weather, accurate atmospheric scattering with aerial perspective and highly detailed planes with interactive cockpits.

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7# FoxOne - 2014

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Survival Mode with 12 increasingly difficult attack waves with dynamically randomized enemies (fighters, bombers, helicopters), changing each time you play it again. Unparalleled sense of speed: Feel the thrill of blasting through the skies in 12 different supersonic jets, based on real aircraft models, each one having its own unique place and use in the game.

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8# War Thunder - 2016

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War Thunder is the most comprehensive free-to-play, cross-platform, MMO military game for Windows, Linux, Mac and PlayStation®4 dedicated to aviation, armoured vehicles, and naval craft from World War II and the Cold War.

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9# Lunar Flight - 2012

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A modern take on the classic arcade game, Lunar Lander, Lunar Flight extends the experience to a fully fictionalized and accessible lunar module simulator

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10# Pocket Planes - 2012

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- Manage and grow your fleet of planes as they fly interesting people and cargo to over 250 cities around the map. - Unlock everything from tiny prop planes to jumbo jets and small town airports to mega cities. - Trade plane parts among your friends, and compete in worldwide group events.

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11# Extreme Landings - 2014

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Take the real control. Test your piloting skills and manage the most critical flight conditions of history. Resolve emergencies and incidents inspired to real ones, in a crescendo of pure adrenaline. Start the individual engines, navigate between the equipment dashboards panels and be prepared to solve the over 5,000 possible situations to achieve the highest pilot level. The simulator includes 36 missions to accomplish, 168 challenges to pass, cartography and worldwide navigation with over 500 accurate airports and weather conditions in real time.

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12# SimplePlanes - 2014

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Weight distribution, thrust, lift, and drag are all calculated before creating the final flight model. SimplePlanes supports USB gamepads/joysticks, and provides in-game input mapping for each control surface, as well as throttle, brakes, landing gear, pausing, cameras, etc.

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13# Aerofly FS 2 Flight Simulator - 2014

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Aerofly FS 2 Flight Simulator lets you explore the world of flying in a quality never seen before. Fly a large selection of highly detailed aircraft with interactive 3D cockpits. Aerofly FS 2 currently features over 150 airports in the south western USA and global elevation and satellite imagery.

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16# Take Off - The Flight Simulator - 2016

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Fly more than 20 airplanes in an open world or try out more than 40 exciting and varied missions from airfreighting to dramatic rescue operations! Experience challenging weather conditions and try to land your plane safely with an engine failure!

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17# X-Plane 8 - 2014

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X-Plane 10 Global is the latest version of a simulator that has been in development continuously for almost 20 years. This latest version of X-Plane 10 brings numerous improvements and enhancements for PC, Mac and Linux virtual pilots, unleashing the power of modern systems with its 64 bit processing and multi-core support.

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18# Sky Gamblers: Air Supremacy - 2015

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Unparalleled visuals, special effects and audio including: bump mapping, atmospheric scattering, volumetric clouds with realistic lighting, sun glare, day & night transitions, God rays and more!. Invite your friends to play online with cooperative and competitive modes available: Survival, Free For All, Team Deathmatch, Capture the Flag and Defend the Base.

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19# Extreme Landings Pro - 2014

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Take the real control. Test your piloting skills and manage the most critical flight conditions of history. Resolve emergencies and incidents inspired to real ones, in a crescendo of pure adrenaline. Start the individual engines, navigate between the equipment dashboards panels and be prepared to solve the over 5,000 possible situations to achieve the highest pilot level. The simulator includes 36 missions to accomplish, 168 challenges to pass, cartography and worldwide navigation with over 500 accurate airports and weather conditions in real time.

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20# Dogfight - 2017

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In Dogfight Elite you can fly an airplane, drive a tank or jump out of the plane and defend your position as a soldier. You can also play alone and fly through training levels all the way up to full-blown dogfights against enemy planes.

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22# Sky Gamblers: Cold War - 2013

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Invite your friends to play online with cooperative and competitive modes available: Survival, Free For All, Team Deathmatch, Capture the Flag and Defend the Base plus Free Flight and Game Center duels! GAME CENTER, AirPlay and iCloud Since this all takes place on Apple devices, iCloud support has been integrated so players can save and share progress across devices while AirPlay allows them to use an Apple TV to play the game on a large display.

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23# AirFighters Pro - 2014

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Realistic world maps and navigation, over 500 actual airports, 1,107 runways, aircraft carriers and real time weather conditions. The planes you can use are true to life in performance, characteristics and fuel capacity: you can test yourself in vertical takeoff, take advantage of the variable-geometry wings and fly in the cockpit of the best fighter jets on the planet.

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24# Echelon - 2013

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It's the year 2351, and you're a pilot trying to rise through the ranks all the way to glory. As a member of the Galactic Federation, you'll be granted more than 20 weapons to use in each pass-fail mission. Your goal is to defend the planet from attacking alien forces, and you'll put your skills into play across more than 30 campaigns.

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25# IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle of Stalingrad - 2014

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IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle of Stalingrad is the continuation of the legendary IL-2 Sturmovik series that has set the standard for PC combat flight games for more than ten years. This new entry into the series will offer virtual pilots an even more accurate simulation of the most famous air battles.

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