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Microsoft Flight Simulator plane guide and complete list

All the planes across all versions

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Your options for planes to fly in Microsoft Flight Simulator are limited to four types of aircraft with different vehicles to choose from depending on which version of the game you have. With three editions of the game available for purchase, it can be difficult to keep track of which planes belong in which version.

In this Microsoft Flight Simulator guide, we’ll break down which airliners, jets, propellers, and turboprops appear in which edition of the game.


Microsoft Flight Simulator plane list

The standard version of the simulator gives you access to planes of each class, so no style of aircraft is off-limits with the base game. The Deluxe Edition offers up several new propeller planes. The Premium Deluxe Edition adds new vehicles for three of the four aircraft types.

Below is the current Microsoft Flight Simulator plane list. The following table displays each plane by class, name, and which editions they appear in.

Microsoft Flight Simulator plane list

Class Name Standard Deluxe Premium Deluxe
Class Name Standard Deluxe Premium Deluxe
Airliners Airbus A320neo X X X
Airliners Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental X X X
Jets Cessna Citation CJ4 X X X
Propellers Aviat Pitts Special S2S X X X
Propellers Beechcraft Bonanza G36 X X X
Propellers Cessna 152 X X X
Propellers Cessna 172 Skyhawk (G1000) X X X
Propellers Cub Crafter X Cub X X X
Propellers Diamond DA40NG X X X
Propellers Diamond DA62 X X X
Propellers EXTRA 330LT X X X
Propellers Flight Design CTLS X X X
Propellers ICON A5 X X X
Propellers JMB VL-3 X X X
Propellers Robin Cap10 X X X
Propellers Robin DR400/100 Cadet X X X
Propellers Zlin Savage Cub X X X
Turboprops Beechcraft King Air 350i X X X
Turboprops Cessna 208 B Grand Caravan EX X X X
Turboprops Daher TBM 930 X X X
Propellers Beechcraft Baron G58 X X
Propellers Cessna 152 Aerobat X X
Propellers Cessna 172 Skyhawk X X
Propellers Diamond DA40 TDI X X
Propellers Diamond DV20 X X
Airliners Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner X
Jets Cessna Citation Longitude X
Propellers Cirrus SR22 X
Propellers Pipistrel Virus SW121 X
Propellers Zlin Shock Ultra X

The Standard Edition of the game won’t gate you from exploring what each class of plane has to offer. Upgrading to either deluxe edition of the simulator will expand your options for flight, but it may be hard to tell if those purchases will make a difference to you. After you master the basics and some advanced flight techniques, you might have a better idea of whether or not you want to grow your fleet of aircraft.


Microsoft Flight Simulator Standard Edition planes

The Standard Edition of Microsoft Flight Simulator comes with 20 different aircraft across all classes of planes.

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The plane list in Microsoft Flight Simulator Image: Asobo Studio/Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Flight Simulator Deluxe Edition planes

The Deluxe Edition comes with five extra aircraft:

  • Beechcraft Baron G58
  • Cessna 152 Aerobat
  • Cessna 172 Skyhawk
  • Diamond DA40 TDI
  • Diamond DV20

Get it here: Best Buy | GameStop | Microsoft


Microsoft Flight Simulator Premium Deluxe Edition planes

The Premium Deluxe Edition comes with all the extra planes from the Deluxe Edition plus five more planes:

  • Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner
  • Cessna Citation Longitude
  • Cirrus SR22
  • Pipistrel Virus SW121
  • Zlin Shock Ultra

Get it here: Best Buy | GameStop | Microsoft