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What are the best Flight sim games available on PC?

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Need a good (or a few) flight sim games for a buddy of mine, but I have no idea what are decent enough to recommend.

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Hello

I only use demos for test purposes and I found these:

X-Plane looks good on paper but I can't run it on my dated PC. The demo is a 3gb+ download.
Flightgear seems to need tweaking, I got the clouds looking pretty but the landscape looks rubbish. Full game not a demo btw.
Microsoft Flight Sim looks dated and has been abandoned.

Hope this helps & good luck
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Hello

I only use demos for test purposes and I found these:

X-Plane looks good on paper but I can't run it on my dated PC. The demo is a 3gb+ download.
Flightgear seems to need tweaking, I got the clouds looking pretty but the landscape looks rubbish. Full game not a demo btw.
Microsoft Flight Sim looks dated and has been abandoned.

Hope this helps & good luck

Thanks, we got X-Plane with the Airport pack. (around 55GB).

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