History Takes Flight as 'Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004 A Century of Flight' is Cleared for Takeoff
is the press release announcing the latest installment in Microsoft's classic
flight sim series has taken flight, and can be found in U.S. retail stores.
Here's a bit on all the realism they are providing: "There are 15
contemporary aircraft in the simulation, including personal aircraft such as the
Cessna 172 Skyhawk SP and Robinson R-22 helicopter as well as turboprops and
jumbo jets, each of which includes interactive 3-D virtual cockpits. 'Microsoft
Flight Simulator 2004: A Century of Flight' includes some 24,000 authentic
airports worldwide, interactive air-traffic control and a new dynamic weather
system that creates real-time, real-world weather for virtual pilots to
experience as they fly to their destinations."