Microsoft Flight Simulation will partner with VATSIM to bring real-time air traffic control.

Microsoft and Asobo have announced another feature that will be supported by the upcoming new Microsoft Flight Simulation. Microsoft Flight Simulation will partner with VATSIM, a name that should be no stranger to older users of flight simulation software.

Microsoft Flight Simulation will partner with VATSIM to bring real-time air traffic control.

VATSIM, whose full name is Virtual Air Traffic Simulation Network, is a non-profit organization operating on the Internet as a global network that provides a connected platform for a variety of computers equipped with analog flight software or analog radar software, giving the home a simulated real-world flight environment. On VATSIM’s network, whether it is a pilot or an air traffic controller, in addition to complying with VATSIM regulations, but also to follow the real weather, civil aviation regulations, flight procedures, shipping lanes, aerial plans, etc. to use VATSIM services, in order to achieve the closest to the real world flight environment. Training of pilots and air traffic controllers is also provided.

In addition to the new trailer for the feature, the beta-sealed invitation will be issued today, with a new phase of testing set for July 30.

Microsoft Flight Simulation will be released on August 18 for Windows 10, and the Xbox One version has not yet been released with a release date window.

Microsoft Flight Simulation VATSIM trailer:

Screenshot of the video:

Microsoft Flight Simulation will partner with VATSIM to bring real-time air traffic control.

Microsoft Flight Simulation will partner with VATSIM to bring real-time air traffic control.

Microsoft Flight Simulation will partner with VATSIM to bring real-time air traffic control.

Microsoft Flight Simulation will partner with VATSIM to bring real-time air traffic control.

Microsoft Flight Simulation will partner with VATSIM to bring real-time air traffic control.

Microsoft Flight Simulation will partner with VATSIM to bring real-time air traffic control.