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installation.2 

Trouble-Free Installation.2 

Trouble-Free Activation.2 

Getting Started. 3 

Start Here. 3 

Many Ways to Play. s. .4 

Experience Missions: Adventures, Challenges, 

and Rewards!...r..4 

Explore the World Your Way.4 

Share the Skies in Multiplayer.5 

Take Lessons from a Real Flight Instructor.5 

Learn All about the World of Aviation and 

Flight Simulator X. ./..5 

Learning to Fly. 6 

Just Get Me Flying!.6 

Flight School.7 

Flying Tips.8 

Inside Information for New Pilots.8 

Saving and Loading.10 

Saving and Loading Missions or Free Flights.10 

Seethe World.. .<. ...11 

Go Anywhere in the World!.11 

Challenges...14 

Think You’re Really Good? Try These!.14 

Getting More...18 

The Endless Possibilities....18 

Credits.r..20 

Technical Support.21 


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INSTALLATIt 


TROUBLE-FREE INSTALLATION 

d To install Microsoft® Flight Simulator X, insert disc 1 into 
your computer’s DVD drive, and then follow the on-screen 
instructions. 

Note: You must have administrator rights to install Flight 
Simulator X on your computer (you don’t need administrator 
rights to play), and you can only install from a DVD drive (you 
cannot install from a CD-only drive). 

If installation doesn’t start automatically, follow these 
steps on Microsoft Windows® XP (or later): 

1. On the Start menu, click Control Panel. 

2. In the Category View, under Pick a Category, click Add 
or Remove Programs. 

3. Under Pick a Task, click Add a Program. 

4. In the Add or Remove Programs dialog box, click the CD 
or Floppy button (this option also works for DVDs), and 
then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the 
installation. 

TROUBLE-FREE ACTIVATION 

D Activate the software the first time you start Flight 
Simulator X. When prompted, follow the simple on-screen 
instructions. On a computer with multiple accounts, 
the administrator must activate the software from the 
administrator’s account. 


INSIDER INFORMATION 

□ INSTALLING ON A COMPUTER WITH 
MULTIPLE ACCOUNTS 

By default, installing Flight Simulator X for 
one user (account) installs the software for 
everyone who uses the computer (all accounts). 


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START HERE 

n Getting Started is the best way for both new and veteran 
pilots to learn about Flight Simulator X. There is a Getting 
Started experience tailored for every skill level. 

To access Getting Started, click Learning Center on the 
Main menu, and then click Getting Started. 




GETTING STARTED 





MANY WAYS TO PLAY 


EXPERIENCE MISSIONS: ADVENTURES, CHALLENGES, 
AND REWARDS! 

d Flight Simulator X includes interactive challenges and 
adventures called Missions. Developed for a wide range of 
skill levels and interests, Missions let you experience the 
breadth and variety of Flight Simulator X in new ways. 
Whether you want to fly an ultralight through hoops in the 
sky, perform stunts in an aerobatic plane, try bush flying 
in a classic floatplane, fly a search and rescue, or pilot an 
airliner using a real-world flight plan, Flight Simulator X 
has a mission for you. 

Missions are available for beginning, intermediate, 
advanced, and expert pilots. As you successfully complete 
missions you’ll collect rewards for your Pilot Records. 

If you’ve never flown before, choose a tutorial mission to 
get into the air now! 

1. On the Main menu, click Missions. 

2. Select a mission. 

3. Click Go to Briefing. 

4. Read the short briefing, and then click Ply Now. 

EXPLORE THE WORLD YOUR WAY 

□ Go sightseeing, respond to in-flight failures, or land at your 
hometown airport. The entire world is yours to explore. 

This is the Flight Simulator experience that millions of 
people already know and love. 

1. On the Main menu, click Free Flight. 

2. Change the Current Location to any of more than 
24,000 airports worldwide, and then click Fly Now. 





SHARE THE SKIES IN MULTIPLAYER 

n Share the cockpit with a copilot, fly formation with a friend, 
or be a tower controller. Follow real-world procedures or 
just make your own fun. Purchase a headset to enhance the 
experience. 

Note: The tower controller option is only available in Microsoft 
Flight Simulator X Deluxe Edition. 

On the Main menu, click Multiplayer. 

TAKE LESSONS FROM A REAL FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR 

n Simulate flight lessons with professional flight instructor 
Rod Machado. Interactive instruction makes the experience 
as real as it gets. 

1. On the Main menu, click Learning Center. 

2. Click the Lessons tab. 

Note: If you are a beginner who just wants to fly now, click 
Missions on the Main menu, and then select a tutorial mission. 

LEARN ALL ABOUT THE WORLD OF AVIATION ANO 
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d Immerse yourself in the Learning Center—an amazing 
multimedia collection of aviation articles. 

Find the answers to 
your Flight Simulator X 
questions in the Learning 
Center. 

On the Main menu, click 

Learning Center. 


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INSIDER INFORMATION 

□ TAKE A CLOSER LOOK 

Can’t quite make out an 
aircraft’s registration number? 
Want to see who’s in the pilot seat? 
It’s easy. To get a closer look, press 
the EQUAL SIGN (=) key. To back 
off, press the HYPHEN (-). 


MANY WAYS TO PLAY 



LEARNING TO FLY 


JUST GET ME FLYING! 

□ Make It Easy 

The easiest way to start flying is through short, interactive 
tutorials. These tutorials will have you up in the air in 
no time. You’ll start in a simple ultralight aircraft and 
progress to larger, faster aircraft. 

For quick success in flight, spend a little time with the 
tutorials. 

1. On the Main menu, click Missions. 

2. Select Tutorial 1—First Takeoff. 

3. Click Go to Briefing. 

4. Read the short briefing, and then click Fly Now. 




INSIDER INFORMATION 

□ GET PERSONAL 

Don’t like the number on your aircraft? It’s easy 
to fix. In the Select Aircraft dialog box, click 
the Details button, and then change any ATC 
information. 



FLIGHT SCHOOL ~ -< 


n Take Lessons atad Earn Flight Certificates 

If you want to master the nuances of Flight Simulator X, go 
through all of Rod Machado’s flight lessons. Modeled after 
real-world standards and practices, the flight lessons offer 
in-depth instruction about flying. They also offer a fair 
test of your skill. By passing the checkrides for each of the 
categories, you earn a certificate that shows how far you’ve 
come in mastering simulated flight. 

1. On the Main menu, click Learning Center. 

2. Click the Lessons tab. 






FLYING TIPS 


INSIDE INFORMATION FOR NEW PILOTS 

□ Take the Tutorials 

On the Main menu, click Missions, and then go through the 
short tutorials to learn the basics of flying. 


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d Use a Joystick or Controller 

For many, it’s easier to fly with a joystick or controller. 


D Be Gentle 

Use a light touch on the controls. Make very small 
movements with whatever control-input device you’re 
using. 

D Get Your Bearings 

Look around and get your bearings by using the hat switch 
on your joystick or the right stick on the controller, or by 
pressing NUM LOCK and using the numeric keypad on the 
keyboard. 

D Retract and Extend the Landing Gear 

If your plane has retractable landing gear, raise your 
landing gear (press G) once airborne. The plane will fly 
much better. And don’t forget to extend the gear before you 
land. 


D Can’t See What’s in Front of You? 

If you are using the 2-D cockpit view, press W to improve 
your view by reducing or eliminating the gauges and 
controls. This does not work if you are in the virtual 
cockpit view. 

D Use Flaps 

Set flaps for more lift at slow speeds while landing (press 
F6 and F7 to retract and extend flaps incrementally). To 
learn about flaps, see the “Cockpit Basics” article in the 
Learning Center. 



□ Take Lessons from a Friend 

On the Main menu, click Multiplayer, and then fly over the 
Internet with a friend. Your friend can act as your personal 
instructor by sharing an aircraft. 

n Get Help During Your Flight 

Some pilots attach a clipboard with flight information to 
their knee for easy access. Press SHIFT+FIO to display 
the Kneeboard. The Flight Simulator X Kneeboard provides 
a quick reference to commonly used key commands and 
more. To hide the Kneeboard, click in the upper-right 
corner of the Kneeboard. 

n Trim Your Aircraft 

A properly trimmed aircraft practically flies itself. Once 
you’ve reached your desired altitude and heading, adjust 
your trim until the aircraft maintains a steady altitude 
and heading. To learn about trimming your aircraft, see the 
“Cockpit Basics” article in the Learning Center. 

n Give Yourself Room When Landing 

When coming in for a landing, give yourself enough 
distance to make a slow descent. A common mistake many 
new pilots make is approaching the airport runway from 
too high an altitude, and then trying to quickly descend. 
Instead, plan your approach from a distance and take the 
time to descend slowly. 

n Take a Break 

Press P at any time 
to pause your flight. 


INSIDER INFORMATION 

□ MAKE IT EASY OR 
CHALLENGING 

You can adjust your realism settings 
to make a flight easier or harder. On 
the In-Game menu, click Aircraft, click 
Realism Settings, and then adjust 
current realism settings. 


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FLYING TIPS 



SAVING AND LOADING 


SAVING AND LOADING MISSIONS OR FREE FLIGHTS 

D Saving Your Flight During a Mission or a Free Flight 

1. Press SEMICOLON (;) to open the Save Flight dialog box 
(or, on the In-Game menu, click Flights, and then click 

Save). 

2. Type a flight title. 

3. Type an optional flight description. 

4. Click OK. 

D Loading a Previously Saved Free Flight 

1. On the Main menu, click Free Flight, and then click 
Load (or, on the In-Game menu, click Flights, and then 
click Load. 

3. Select your saved flight. 

4. Click Fly Now. 

□ Loading a Previously Saved Mission 

1. On the Main menu, click Missions. 

2. Select the Show Saved Missions check box. 

3. Select your saved mission. 

4. Click Fly Now. 


INSIDER INFORMATION 

□ HOW TO RAISE YOUR SEAT 

Ever get the feeling that you’re four years old when 
trying to look over the cockpit panel of your Cessna? You 
can get a better view by raising your seat. In the virtual 
cockpit view, press SHIFT+ENTER to raise the seat, 
SHIFT+BAGKSPACE to lower the seat. In the 2-D cockpit 
view, press CTRL+Q (view down) or CTRL+SHIFT+Q 
(view up). 


GO ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD! 

Missions provide an ideal way to see the world. On the Main 
menu, click Missions, and then select a mission that features a 
locale that interests you. 

Free Flight allows you to explore the entire world your way. 
How many places have you explored? 

1. On the Main menu, click Free Flight. 

2. Change the Current Location to any of more than 
24,000 airports in the world, then click Fly Now. 

□ Marvel at the Great Pyramids 

Take off from Cairo International in Egypt, go southwest 
on heading 240, and get ready to see the last remaining 
wonder of the ancient world. 

^ Honeymoons and Daredevils 

Niagara Falls offers a spectacular setting. Check it out by 
taking off from Niagara Falls International and flying west 
toward the city on heading 265. 

□ Chartres Cathedral 

Start at Champhol Airport in Chartres, France. Take off and 
set a course for heading 246. Within moments, the Chartres 
Cathedral, one of the great architectural masterpieces of 
the world, will appear. 



SEE THE WORLD 




SEE THE WORLD 



□ Is the Mountain Out? 

Take off from Seattle-Tacoma International and head 
southeast for a great view of a very impressive feature 
of the Puget Sound area, Mount Rainier. Often hidden by 
clouds, the mountain is “out” on sunny days. 

D Leaning Tower of Pisa 

Take off from Pisa’s San Giusto airport and fly due 
north. You’ll soon spot the Campo dei Miracoli (Field of 
Miracles)—home to the famed Leaning Tower of Pisa, built 
between 1173 and 1372. 

□ Now That’s One Good-Looking Volcano! 

Famous for its beauty, Japan’s Mount Fuji has fascinated 
onlookers for centuries. Many continue to scale its heights 
to gaze in awe at its serene majesty. You can catch a 
view by leaving from Tokyo Haneda heading west. (GPS 
coordinates N 35° 21.70’ E 138° 43.98’.) 

D Rock of Gibraltar 

The Rock of Gibraltar is one of the world’s most 
recognizable landmarks. Located just off Spain’s Iberian 
Peninsula, the island of Gilbratar has long held strategic 
importance at the entrance to the Mediterranean Sea. Take 
off from Gibraltar AB and start your exploration. 


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Breakfast Flight over Rio 

For a special early-morning treat, create a Free Flight from 
Jacarepagua airfield in Rio De Janeiro. Set the time of day 
to dawn. Take off and head east. You’ll not only fly over 
one of the most beautiful cities in the world, but you’ll also 
catch a glimpse of an awesome sunrise over the Atlantic. 

Las Vegas Lights ' 

The Vegas strip beckons with a unique backdrop of dazzling 
buildings, brilliant lights, and spectacular sights. Make a 
late-night takeoff from Henderson Executive in Nevada and 
head for the bright lights. 

Ayers Rock 

Ayers Rock (also known as Uluru) is an iconic site standing 
430 meters tall, with a circumference of approximately 9 
kilometers. Take off from Ayers Rock (Connellan) airport in 
Australia’s Northern Territory and set a course south. 


INSIDER INFORMATION 

□ IT’S COLD OUTSIDE 

Flight Simulator X provides four distinct seasons. For 
example, if you’re flying over Moscow in June and you 
want to see what it looks like during winter, click World 
on the In-Game menu, and then click Time and Season. 
In the Select Time and Season dialog box, select Winter 
in the Season list box, and then click OK. The scenery 
will reload and you’ll see Moscow in all its icy splendor. 


SEE THE WORLD 



CHALLENGES 


THINK YOU'RE REALLY GOOD? TRY THESE! 


Missions offer amazing challenges for beginning, intermediate, 
advanced, and expert pilots. On the Main menu, click Missions, 
and then select a mission that features a challenge that 
interests you. 


Free Flight allows you unlimited ways to challenge yourself. 

Try some of these... 

D Ply from Tower View 

Ever watched someone fly a radio-controlled plane? You 
can recreate this experience in Flight Simulator X. Take 
off from an airport, switch to the nearest tower (press S), 
and try your hand at remote control flight. Turns, climbs, 
rolls, and dives all become much more challenging from a 
different perspective. 

D Add Some Gray Hairs 

Take a Cessna up to about 5,000 feet and then switch off 
the engine (press CTRL+SHIPT+P1). Airplanes are built to 
fly, so you should be able to glide your way to a safe landing. 
Give this a try sometime to see how your aircraft really 
responds without engine power. 



n Put On Your Own Airshow 

Ever marvel at a stunt pilot’s amazing performance? Wish 
you could do that? Well, you can in Flight Simulator X. 

Fire up the Extra 300S and take a few spins. You can get 
the inside scoop on aerobatic maneuvers in the Learning 
Center. Master moves like the Hammerhead, Split-S, and the 
Cuban Eight. Press I to release smoke and show your stuff. 

□ Ply Inverted 

If you want to change your perspective, try flying upside 
down. Use the Extra aircraft, which is built for stunt flying. 
After building up speed, flip the plane over and see what it’s 
like to fly inverted. Then try it with another aircraft! 

□ How Low Can You Go? 

Get up close and personal with Mother Earth by following 
her terrain. Find yourself some rolling plains, canyons, 
or hillsides and see how far you can skim along without 
nose-planting into some grassy knoll. Then punch up the 
airspeed another notch with a faster plane and try it again! 


INSIDER INFORMATION 

□ WHAT’S YOUR VIEW OF THE WORLD? 

Flight Simulator X has a view to match every 
taste. Press S to cycle view categories. Press A to 
cycle through the views within a category. You’ll be 
surprised by what you’ll be able to see. Try them out 
and see which view you prefer. 


CHALLENGES 



CHALLENGES 



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Reach for the Stars 

They say the world’s getting smaller. For a sense of how 
that looks, try this: switch to Slew mode (Press Y), which 
allows you to change the location of the aircraft. Then press 
F4 to send the plane upwards. Keep going. And going. And 
going. Before long you’ll notice that the air’s getting thin. 
Then the stars come out. And then you’ll see the earth 
below turning into a big, blue marble. Be aware that your 
aircraft won’t fly properly outside the Earth’s atmosphere. 

We’ll See You on a Slow Boat 

We’ve re-created over 150 maritime travel routes, populated 
with oil tankers, cargo ships, and cruise lines. So the next 
time you’re making that trans-Pacific flight, see if you can 
spot someone having a good time. 

Moonlighting 

You can check out the different phases of the moon from 
within Flight Simulator X. Choose a nighttime location 
close to home. Use Slew mode (press Y) to position the 
aircraft and view so you can get a great look at the moon. 
Then change the date to see how the moon changes. (On 
the In-Game menu, click World, and then click Time and 
Season.) 


□ 


Fly with the Greatest of Ease 

There’s nothing quite like the experience of silent soaring 
in a sailplane. The key to gliding success is locating 
thermals and leveraging their updrafts to stay aloft. Press 
CTRL+SHIFT+Y to call a tow plane. Release from the tow 
plane by pressing SHIFT+Y. (You may want to try Mission 
Tutorial 7: Introduction to Soaring.) 

Can You Fly in Formation? 

Have you ever seen airshow pros fly in formation? You can 
stretch your wings in formation too. Use multiplayer mode 
to find some partners, work out the details with them using 
the in-game chat or voice communications, and make your 
way through the skies in style. 

Home Field Advantage 

Flight Simulator X offers over 24,000 airports worldwide— 
that’s enough for several lifetimes of takeoffs and landings. 
But here’s a fun activity that’s quickly achievable: see how 
long it takes you to visit every airport in your locale. Click 

Free Flight, and then click Change under Current Location. 

Use the filters to find the airports near you. 

Depending on what plane you’re flying, you could run into 
some very interesting takeoff and landing challenges. 


INSIDER INFORMATION 

□ THAR SHE BLOWS! 

It’s a lifelike wind that blows through the world of 
Flight Simulator X— especially when you turn on 
real-world weather! Using live data from weather 
monitoring stations, you can fly across the world 
experiencing the same weather as real-world pilots. 
On the Main menu, click Free Flight and change 
the current weather. 


CHALLENGES 




GETTING MORE 


THE ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES 

Many fans in the Flight Simulator community create add-on 
products for your enjoyment. 

Here is a sampling of what’s available: 

□ Meet the Family 

Check out www.fsinsider.com, the portal to the Flight 
Simulator community Over its 25-year history, Flight 
Simulator has spawned thousands of fansites, forums, and 
add-ons. No matter your passion—sport planes, single¬ 
engines, tail-draggers, or big jets—you can find plenty of 
friends who share your dreams. 

□ More Planes, More Scenery, More Stuff! 

Have you ever found yourself wishing that Flight Simulator 
had that one special plane? Or maybe some high-detail 
terrain in your neck of the woods? There are many 
different aircraft, landscapes, and assorted tools available 
to augment your simulation preferences. You can find a 
universe of Flight Simulator add-ons with a simple Web 
search. What and where do you want to fly today? 

□ What’s That in Your Garage? 

Many people have crafted their own realistic cockpits to 
house their computers, rudder pedals, and joysticks—all to 
better simulate their dreams of flight. Do a Web search on 
“Flight Simulator cockpits” and get ready to be amazed. 





□ Fly with a Virtual Airline 

If you really love details, check out and join one of the many 
virtual airlines based around Flight Simulator. As a pilot 
for a virtual airline, you’ll be given a full schedule of flights 
between real-world airports to accomplish on a specific 
schedule. An airline only operates as well as its pilots can 
perform. Are you up to the challenge? 

□ Re-create a Historic Flight 

For over a century now, men and women have pursued 
their dream of flight across the globe. With Flight Simulator 
and its many available add-ons you can re-create those 
historic moments. Over 100 years of challenges await you. 

If historic and classic planes are your thing, be sure to fly 
the Douglas DC-3, de Havilland Beaver, Grumman Goose, 
and Piper Cub. 


INSIDER INFORMATION 

□ HARD TO SEE THROUGH ALL THE 
INSTRUMENTS? 

Make the instruments transparent (2-D cockpit 
view only). To adjust the transparency, press 
CTRL+SHIPT+T, and then use the HYPHEN (-) 
and the EQUAL SIGN (=) keys. 



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