Hands-on: Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 Global Preview Event

Microsoft Flight Simulator – volumetric clouds

The event took place at Rainier Flight Service facilities, located in Renton Municipal Airport and it comprised of a presentation as well as an hands-on session where we had plenty of time to get in touch with the new iteration of the veteran sim.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.helisimmer.com/articles/hands-on-microsoft-flight-simulator-2020/

I’m not sure how to see if anyone has asked this, but, has Microsoft tried or will they try to acquire usage rights for Google Earth data? I feel like Google Earth has a lot more photo scanned places than Microsoft does.

Google and Microsoft are competitors in that area and Microsoft obviously wants to boost their product, not the competitors’.