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Dec 20, 2017

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This content requires the base game Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Steam Edition on Steam in order to play.

Buy FSX Steam Edition: Flight Recorder Add-On


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Track your flights in detail with Flight Recorder! Developed by FS-FlightControl, Flight Recorder gives you an accurate play-by-play of your in-sim flights. You can access detailed information such as your indicated and true airspeed, aircraft and ground altitude, vertical speed, and pitch and bank angle.

Flight Recorder also allows you to export and import all of your data as a .csv. This means you can view your flight path in 3D in apps such as Google Earth.

Once installed and downloaded, Flight Recorder will launch automatically once you open Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Steam Edition.


  • Provides a detailed overview of their airspeed, altitude, angle and vertical speed over the course of a flight.
  • Flight Recorder displays the following aircraft parameters (Indicated and true airspeed / Aircraft and ground altitude / Vertical speed /Pitch and bank angle)
  • Information shown as easy to understand graphs
  • Export and import all data as CSV
  • Alternatively, export your flights to Google Earth to show your flight path and important milestones, such as take-off and landing points and warnings for vertical speed, too high pitch, or bank angle.

A detailed manual is also included and can be accessed via the ‘?’ within the tool. Please note you will need to be connected to the internet to access this feature.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows® XP Service Pack 2 or later.
    • Processor: 2.0 Ghz or higher (single core).
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX®9 compliant video card or greater, 256 MB video RAM or higher, Shader Model 1.1 or higher (Laptop versions of these chipsets may work but are not supported. Updates to your video and sound card drivers may be required).
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 30 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible.
    • Additional Notes: Broadband internet connection required for multiplayer features.

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