Microsoft Flight Simulator CAP 10Source: Microsoft

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 marks an unparalleled leap in virtual flight, with cloud-powered detail across a near-to-scale recreation of the entire planet Earth. The next entry may prove to be the most authentic simulation game of all time, but it wouldn't be complete without a large list of aircraft to go with it.

To that end, Microsoft launches with 30 planes from launch, spanning a variety of classes, each with unique identities. However, some of them are split across both the Deluxe and Premium Deluxe editions, which come in far more expensive than the base version. With those editions priced at $90, and $120, respectively, prepare your wallet for the full experience.

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List of all Microsoft Flight Simulator Aircraft

Microsoft Flight Simulator launches with 20 aircraft available to all players, from single-engine light aircraft to the world's prominent passenger jets. The base game ships with an extensive initial roster, differing in aircraft type and hailing from varying manufacturers. That diversity also means different handling and performance, with multiple methods of input within each class. While the best yokes for Microsoft Flight Simulator will aid your experience in the Cessna family, airliners like the Airbus A320neo are suited to the dedicated joysticks in Microsoft Flight Simulator.

We've wrapped up every plane available in Microsoft Flight Simulator at launch, including a brief overview of features, and their required editions.

Airliners in Microsoft Flight Simulator

Airbus A320neo

Airbus A320neoSource: Microsoft

Included with: Standard Edition, Deluxe Edition, Premium Deluxe Edition

This narrow-body, twin-engine airliner joined the commercial fleet last decade, now among the top for short and medium-haul routes. The A320 pushed the Airbus family into the digital age, going head-to-head with the Boeing 737.

It's one of the best-selling airliners for a reason, propelling its glass controls and digital fly-by-wire flight control system into the mainstream, and swapping the traditional yoke for the side stick. The A320neo is one of three out-of-box airliners in Microsoft Flight Simulator, accompanied by long-range, widebody alternative, Boeing's 787-10 Dreamliner.

Cruise Speed Max Altitude Endurance Range
445 KTAS 39,800 Ft 7 Hr 3,500 NM

Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental

Boeing 747-8 IntercontinentalSource: Microsoft

Included with: Premium Deluxe Edition

The 747 earned its title as "Queen of the Skies," with the 747-8 Intercontinental the latest iteration of its passenger variant. This iconic family of four-engine airliners has seen over half a century airborne, helping bring long-haul routes to the masses. The wide-body design is larger, longer, and heavier than any other plane in Microsoft Flight Simulator as of launch.

Cruise Speed Max Altitude Endurance Range
493 KTAS 43,100 Ft 16 Hr 8,000 NM

Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

Boeing 787-10 DreamlinerSource: Microsoft

Included with: Standard Edition, Deluxe Edition, Premium Deluxe Edition

Among the largest aircraft available in Microsoft Flight Simulator from launch, the wide-body Boeing 787 Dreamliner reigns king in long-haul travel. This widely popular airliner has joined dozens, best known for its high fuel efficiency and performance over those multi-hour routes.

The -10 revision is a souped-up spin, stretching its super lightweight composite fuselage for added capacity. When you're making those cross-continental journeys, the Dreamliner never disappoints.

Cruise Speed Max Altitude Endurance Range
495 KTAS 41,100 Ft 13 Hr 6,430 NM

Turboprops in Microsoft Flight Simulator

Beechcraft King Air 350i

Beechcraft King Air 350iSource: Microsoft

Included with: Standard Edition, Deluxe Edition, Premium Deluxe Edition

This business-built turboprop from Beechcraft helps keep companies on the move, with capacity for up to 11 occupants and other cargo. It has dual propellers, each with 1,050-horsepower Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A engines, touch screen avionics, and weather tracking.

Cruise Speed Max Altitude Endurance Range
244 KTAS 35,000 Ft 6 Hr 1,806 NM

Cessna 208 B Grand Caravan

Cessna 208 B Grand CaravanSource: Microsoft

Included with: Standard Edition, Deluxe Edition, Premium Deluxe Edition

The Cessna 208 B Grand Caravan provides a general-purpose utility transport for all your needs, from passengers through cargo. This braced, high-wing monoplane features a Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A engine up front, with the -B variant extending its length with an additional 4 feet in the cabin over the base design.

Cruise Speed Max Altitude Endurance Range
195 KTAS 25,000 Ft 7 Hr 964 NM

Daher TBM 930

Daher TBM 930Source: Microsoft

Included with: Standard Edition, Deluxe Edition, Premium Deluxe Edition

Daher TBM 930 comes as one of the latest revisions to the once-SOCATA branded light aircraft line, known as a speedy single-engine turboprop for business and utility. The 900-series refined its design, now faster and more efficient, while improving its aluminum and steel assembly with revised aerodynamics. The standout of the 930 comes with its digital avionics, credited to the Garmin's G3000 touchscreen system.

Cruise Speed Max Altitude Endurance Range
330 KTAS 31,000 Ft 5 Hr 1,730 NM

Jets in Microsoft Flight Simulator

Cessna Citation CJ4

Cessna Citation CJ4Source: Microsoft

Included with: Standard Edition, Deluxe Edition, Premium Deluxe Edition

Carting up to 10 passengers in this luxury blend of speed and range, the Cessna Citation CJ4 is the latest revision for business travel with comfort and amenities to spare. The model brings a swept wing and extended cabin, with a lavish glass avionics suite behind the yoke.

Cruise Speed Max Altitude Endurance Range
451 KTAS 45,000 Ft 5 Hr 2,165 NM

Cessna Citation Longitude

Cessna Citation LongitudeSource: Microsoft

Included with: Premium Deluxe Edition

The Cessna Citation Longitude serves up a premium business jet, touting leading comfort and low noise, for up to 12 passengers. It's designed with range and efficiency in mind, tying up navigation and communication in the cutting-edge Garmin G5000 flight deck.

Cruise Speed Max Altitude Endurance Range
483 KTAS 45,000 Ft 7 Hr 3,500 NM

Propellers in Microsoft Flight Simulator

Aviat Pitts Special S2S

Aviat Pitts Special S2SSource: Microsoft

Included with: Standard Edition, Deluxe Edition, Premium Deluxe Edition

Famed in aerobatics, this nimble biplane is a classic for competitions. It features a two-seat fuselage within a single cockpit but shortened to accompany a heftier Lycoming engine to push 260 HP. When flying stylish, the Pitts Special has nothing quite like it.

Cruise Speed Max Altitude Endurance Range
150 KTAS 15,000 Ft 2 Hr 298 NM

Beechcraft Baron G58

Beechcraft Baron G58Source: Microsoft

Included with: Deluxe Edition, Premium Deluxe Edition

The G58 is a long-body variant of the Baron twin-engine series, taking the fuselage of the Bonanza, with aspects of other aircraft within the Beechcraft family. It fits up to six passengers, with extensive room for cargo, and enhanced with G1000 avionics.

Cruise Speed Max Altitude Endurance Range
176 KTAS 20,688 Ft 7 Hr 1,480 NM

Beechcraft Bonanza G36

Beechcraft Bonanza G36Source: Microsoft

Included with: Standard Edition, Deluxe Edition, Premium Deluxe Edition

The Bonanza G36 is a single-engine aircraft, primed for up to six with its six-seater configuration. The family has been in production for a leading 70 years, but outpaced in sheer numbers by light alternatives like the Cessna 172. It's efficient, speedy, and comfortable, with recent upgrades including a full glass cockpit, marking the addition of the Garmin G1000 NXi.

Cruise Speed Max Altitude Endurance Range
176 KTAS 18,500 Ft 6 Hr 920 NM

Cessna 152

Cessna 152Source: Microsoft

Included with: Standard Edition, Deluxe Edition, Premium Deluxe Edition

While out of production for over 30 years, the Cessna 152 is still used everywhere, and an undeniable classic. This two-seat star is accessible and easy to get started, especially for flight training and general personal use. Dual controls often come standard, primed for getting started in the skies, and even used for virtual lessons included with Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Cruise Speed Max Altitude Endurance Range
107 KTAS 14,700 Ft 5 Hr 415 NM

Cessna 152 Aerobat

Cessna 152 AerobatSource: Microsoft

Included with: Deluxe Edition, Premium Deluxe Edition

The Aerobat builds upon the iconic Cessna 152 frame, with considerations for aerobatic use. That includes a reinforced build to withstand higher forces, approved for spins, rolls, and other advanced maneuvers.

Cruise Speed Max Altitude Endurance Range
107 KTAS 14,700 Ft 5 Hr 415 NM

Cessna 172 Skyhawk

Msfs 2020 Cessna 172 SkyhawkSource: Microsoft

Included with: Deluxe Edition, Premium Deluxe Edition

The 172 is the most popular aircraft of all time, on the market for decades, and a true icon. This four-seater, single-engine aircraft is relatively affordable and accessible for newcomers, often used for training modern pilots. Its robust, agile, and easier to learn, shining above its class for contributions to aviation.

Cruise Speed Max Altitude Endurance Range
124 KTAS 14,000 Ft 5 Hr 640 NM

Cessna 172 Skyhawk (G1000)

Cessna 172 Skyhawk (G1000)Source: Microsoft

Included with: Standard Edition, Deluxe Edition, Premium Deluxe Edition

The same Skyhawk on the surface, this 172 revision changes up the inside in one significant way. The Garmin G1000-equipped variant leaves it a little more classy, with its avionics bringing flight control systems, navigation, and other fundamental operations into the digital age.

Cruise Speed Max Altitude Endurance Range
124 KTAS 14,000 Ft 5 Hr 640 NM

Cirrus SR22

Cirrus SR22Source: Microsoft

Included with: Premium Deluxe Edition

The SR22 is among bestsellers in modern general aviation, as a low-wing, single-engine aircraft, which has also proven highly versatile. The plane also packs standout features, namely its distinct side yoke stick controls, and an integrated parachute that guarantees to help you touch down safely.

Cruise Speed Max Altitude Endurance Range
150 KTAS 17,500 Ft 5 Hr 800 NM

Cub Crafter X Cub

CubCrafters XCubSource: Microsoft

Included with: Standard Edition, Deluxe Edition, Premium Deluxe Edition

The result of a secret six-year project from Washington-based Cub Crafters, the XCub brings streamlined design and high performance. It's a strut-braced high-wing light aircraft, melding steel tubing, and carbon fiber to stay agile in the skies.

Cruise Speed Max Altitude Endurance Range
330 KTAS 31,000 Ft 5 Hr 1,730 NM

Diamond DA40NG

Diamond DA40 NGSource: Microsoft

Included with: Standard Edition, Deluxe Edition, Premium Deluxe Edition

The DA40NG means performance and comfort, as a four-seat light aircraft famous for accessible travel and training. The latest revision includes a turbocharged AE300 engine pushing 168 HP, with a leading Garmin G1000-backed glass cockpit.

Cruise Speed Max Altitude Endurance Range
125 KTAS 16,400 Ft 6 Hr 940 NM

Diamond DA40-TDI

Diamond DA40-TDISource: Microsoft

Included with: Deluxe Edition, Premium Deluxe Edition

While the same single-engine, light aircraft from the exterior, the DA40-TDI packs a whole different beast inside. The TDI variant features a Thielert "Centurion" diesel engine over the newest JET A-1 fuel-reliant Austro Engine AE 300. That comes with various performance differences, including a drop in horsepower, and constant speed propeller.

Cruise Speed Max Altitude Endurance Range
120 KTAS 16,400 Ft 6 Hr 741 NM

Diamond DA62

Diamond DA62Source: Microsoft

Included with: Standard Edition, Deluxe Edition, Premium Deluxe Edition

Designed for hauling passengers back-and-forth, Diamond Aircraft frames its DA62 the "ultimate" flying machine. It earns that title as a twin-engine light craft designed with speed, fuel efficiency, and luxury at heart. Its spacious design also fits two pilots up front, with journey enhanced through Garmin G1000 Nxi avionics onboard.

Cruise Speed Max Altitude Endurance Range
171 KTAS 20,000 Ft 7 Hr 1,283 NM

Diamond DV20

Diamond DV20Source: Microsoft

Included with: Deluxe Edition, Premium Deluxe Edition

The DV20 Katana was inspired by the HK36 motor glider family, which results in its low-wing design, super lightweight build, and distinctive T-tailed rear. It comes in an elegant frame constructed from glass and carbon fiber reinforced plastic, pitched as a sporty light aircraft for personal use and training.

Cruise Speed Max Altitude Endurance Range
110 KTAS 13,120 Ft 6 Hr 630 NM

EXTRA 330LT

EXTRA 330LTSource: Microsoft

Included with: Standard Edition, Deluxe Edition, Premium Deluxe Edition

The 330LT rules the aerobatic space as a two-seater monoplane that's both zippy and nimble. It packs a single AEIO-580 engine, powering a design that's capable of even the hardest stunts. It's a bullet in the sky, with this model adding a full electronic flight instrument system, but cutting back the roll rate over previous iterations.

Cruise Speed Max Altitude Endurance Range
150 KTAS 10,000 Ft 5 Hr 600 NM

Flight Design CTLS

Flight Design CTLSSource: Microsoft

Included with: Standard Edition, Deluxe Edition, Premium Deluxe Edition

The CTLS light-sport aircraft cuts back its weight with a composite construction that heavily leverages carbon fiber, with a streamlined silhouette to match. The CTLS is among the leaders in its class for performance and fuel efficiency, with this model improving the fuel system, horizontal stabilizer, and other aspects of aerodynamics.

Cruise Speed Max Altitude Endurance Range
120 KTAS 15,000 Ft 6 Hr 780 NM

ICON A5

ICON A5Source: Microsoft

Included with: Standard Edition, Deluxe Edition, Premium Deluxe Edition

Travel wherever and whenever with the ICON A5, the sole amphibious plane, included for all in Flight Simulator 2020. This high-wing monoplane boasts unparalleled versatility, with a lightweight, carbon fiber frame that touches down on both land and sea. It's compact and fits just on extra passenger, but provides all you need for sea-bound adventures.

Cruise Speed Max Altitude Endurance Range
85 KTAS 15,000 Ft 6 Hr 427 NM

JMB VL-3

JMB VL-3Source: Microsoft

Included with: Standard Edition, Deluxe Edition, Premium Deluxe Edition

The VL-3 is all about being small and speedy. This low-wing light aircraft features one engine up front, with room for two pilots in the cockpit. It holds several class records, including a World Air Sports Federation speed record at 274.5 km/h. Flight Simulator features the -RG model, inclusive of the retractable landing gear.

Cruise Speed Max Altitude Endurance Range
130 KTAS 13,000 Ft 5 Hr 690 NM

Pipistrel Virus SW 121

Pipistrel Virus SW 121Source: Microsoft

Included with: Premium Deluxe Edition

The Virus is a small light-sport aircraft, with this short wing version prevalent among private owners and flight schools. The SW 121 is the commonly used EASA type-certified model among the family, efficient and performant, with a full dual-screen glass cockpit.

Cruise Speed Max Altitude Endurance Range
90 KTAS 16,000 Ft 6 Hr 642 NM

Robin CAP 10

Robin CAP 10Source: Microsoft

Included with: Standard Edition, Deluxe Edition, Premium Deluxe Edition

A trickster of the skies, the CAP 10 is a two-seater low-wing aircraft, with its name in aerobatic and leisurely touring. Its wooden and carbon fiber construction is sturdy and lightweight, serving as an ideal introduction to aerobatics, or a seasoned companion sports competitions.

Cruise Speed Max Altitude Endurance Range
135 KTAS 16,000 Ft 5 Hr 650 NM

Robin DR400-100 Cadet

Robin DR400-100 CadetSource: Microsoft

Included with: Standard Edition, Deluxe Edition, Premium Deluxe Edition

The DR400-100 is an equally capable and accessible aerobatics pick, with almost 50 years on the market. The wooden and fabric design keeps this aircraft lightweight, aerodynamic, and relatively quiet.

Cruise Speed Max Altitude Endurance Range
115 KTAS 14,000 Ft 4 Hr 550 NM

EX Zlin Savage Cub

EX Zlin Savage CubSource: Microsoft

Included with: Standard Edition, Deluxe Edition, Premium Deluxe Edition

The Savage Cub is noticeable from afar with its distinct high-wing, braced design and yellow exterior. It takes forward the identity of the Piper Cub, uniquely suited for bush flying with the addition of those tundra tires for landing on rough terrain.

Cruise Speed Max Altitude Endurance Range
91 KTAS 14,400 Ft 4 Hr 377 NM

Zlin Shock Ultra

Zlin Shock UltraSource: Microsoft

Included with: Premium Deluxe Edition

The Shock Ultra further refines upon the Savage Cub, lightening up the bush plane, with full airframe revisions. It also reduces its minimum flight speed, while retaining the same maximum takeoff weight and core Zlin identity.

Cruise Speed Max Altitude Endurance Range
78 KTAS 15,750 Ft 5 Hr 323 NM

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