TOP 100 FLIGHT SIMULATOR GAMES

Flight simulators are like the ultimate playground for grown-ups. Who wouldn't want to fly a plane without actually leaving the ground? And with the added bonus of not crashing and burning, it's no surprise why so many players are obsessed with this genre. Whether you're a seasoned pilot or just a curious adventurer, flight simulators offer endless hours of fun and excitement. And lucky for you, we've hand-picked the top games in this genre so you don't have to spend hours sifting through the mediocre ones. So sit back, fasten your seatbelt, and get ready for takeoff with our list of the best flight simulators around. Just don't forget to stow your tray table and put your seat in the upright position before we reach cruising altitude. Happy flying!

#01
Games like b

b

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#02
Games like Impossible Soaring

Impossible Soaring

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.4/10

#03
Games like Lifeslide

Lifeslide

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, iPhone / iPad, Switch
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.4/10

#04
Games like X-Plane 11

X-Plane 11

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 9.2/10

#05
Games like Superflight

Superflight

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 9.1/10

#06
Games like Project Wingman

Project Wingman

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox One, XSX
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.1/10

#07
Games like Treadnauts

Treadnauts

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC, Switch, PS4, Xbox One
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 9/10

#08
Games like House of the Dying Sun

House of the Dying Sun

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2016
  • Rating: 8.9/10

#09
Games like Ultrawings

Ultrawings

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, Switch, Android
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 8.8/10

#10
Games like Little Witch Academia: VR Broom Racing

Little Witch Academia: VR Broom Racing

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS4
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 8.8/10

#11
Games like Kerbal Space Program

Kerbal Space Program

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, PS4, PS5, XSX, Xbox One, Wii U
  • Release: 2015
  • Rating: 8.6/10

#12
Games like European Air War

European Air War

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#13
Games like Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge

Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
  • Release: 2003
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#14
Games like Descent: Freespace - The Great War

Descent: Freespace - The Great War

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 1998
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#15
Games like IL-2 Sturmovik

IL-2 Sturmovik

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2001
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#16
Games like Fugl

Fugl

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#17
Games like F-22 Air Dominance Fighter

F-22 Air Dominance Fighter

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1997
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#18
Games like IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles

IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2003
  • Rating: 8.2/10

#19
Games like Microsoft Flight Simulator X

Microsoft Flight Simulator X

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2006
  • Rating: 8.2/10

#20
Games like Tachyon: The Fringe

Tachyon: The Fringe

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2000
  • Rating: 8.2/10

#21
Games like F-19 Stealth Fighter

F-19 Stealth Fighter

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1988
  • Rating: 8.2/10

#22
Games like Jet Lancer

Jet Lancer

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, Switch
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 8.2/10

#23
Games like MiG-29 Fulcrum

MiG-29 Fulcrum

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1998
  • Rating: 8.1/10

#24
Games like Ace Combat 5: The Unsung War

Ace Combat 5: The Unsung War

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS2, PS4
  • Release: 2004
  • Rating: 8.1/10

#25
Games like IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle of Stalingrad

IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle of Stalingrad

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2014
  • Rating: 8.1/10

#26
Games like Altitude

Altitude

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2009
  • Rating: 8.1/10

#27
Games like Guns of Icarus Online

Guns of Icarus Online

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, PS4
  • Release: 2012
  • Rating: 8.1/10

#28
Games like Dogfight 1942

Dogfight 1942

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, PS3
  • Release: 2012
  • Rating: 8/10

#29
Games like F22 Air Dominance Fighter

F22 Air Dominance Fighter

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1997
  • Rating: 8/10

#30
Games like Jane's Combat Simulations: Longbow 2

Jane's Combat Simulations: Longbow 2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1997
  • Rating: 8/10

#31
Games like Jane's Combat Simulations: WWII Fighters

Jane's Combat Simulations: WWII Fighters

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1998
  • Rating: 8/10

#32
Games like ThreadSpace: Hyperbol

ThreadSpace: Hyperbol

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2007
  • Rating: 7.9/10

#33
Games like IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey

IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3, DS
  • Release: 2009
  • Rating: 7.8/10

#34
Games like DarkStar One

DarkStar One

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Console, Xbox 360
  • Release: 2006
  • Rating: 7.8/10

#35
Games like Apache

Apache

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 1995
  • Rating: 7.8/10

#36
Games like Ace Combat 2

Ace Combat 2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms:
  • Release: 1997
  • Rating: 7.8/10

#37
Games like Colony Wars III: Red Sun

Colony Wars III: Red Sun

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms:
  • Release: 2000
  • Rating: 7.8/10

#38
Games like Flight Unlimited III

Flight Unlimited III

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1999
  • Rating: 7.7/10

#39
Games like Combat Wings

Combat Wings

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2008
  • Rating: 7.7/10

#40
Games like Red Baron 3D

Red Baron 3D

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1998
  • Rating: 7.7/10

#41
Games like F-16 Multirole Fighter

F-16 Multirole Fighter

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1998
  • Rating: 7.7/10

#42
Games like Flight Unlimited II

Flight Unlimited II

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1997
  • Rating: 7.6/10

#43
Games like Omega Agent

Omega Agent

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Android
  • Release: 2016
  • Rating: 7.6/10

#44
Games like Falcon 4.0: Allied Force

Falcon 4.0: Allied Force

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: 7.6/10

#45
Games like Microsoft Flight Simulator 2000

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2000

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1999
  • Rating: 7.6/10

#46
Games like Wing Commander IV: The Price of Freedom

Wing Commander IV: The Price of Freedom

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, PS3
  • Release: 1996
  • Rating: 7.6/10

#47
Games like Hardwar

Hardwar

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 7.6/10

#48
Games like Flanker 2.0

Flanker 2.0

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1999
  • Rating: 7.5/10

#49
Games like Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation

Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
  • Release: 2007
  • Rating: 7.5/10

#50
Games like Ace Combat: Joint Assault

Ace Combat: Joint Assault

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms:
  • Release: 2010
  • Rating: 7.5/10

#51
Games like Air Battles: Sky Defender

Air Battles: Sky Defender

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2007
  • Rating: 7.5/10

#52
Games like Wings of Glory

Wings of Glory

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC, iPhone / iPad
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 7.5/10

#53
Games like RaidersSphere4th

RaidersSphere4th

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2013
  • Rating: 7.5/10

#54
Games like Star Fox Adventures

Star Fox Adventures

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms:
  • Release: 2002
  • Rating: 7.5/10

#55
Games like Battlestations: Midway

Battlestations: Midway

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, Xbox 360, Xbox One, XSX
  • Release: 2007
  • Rating: 7.5/10

#56
Games like Rowans Battle of Britain

Rowans Battle of Britain

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2000
  • Rating: 7.5/10

#57
Games like Fly!

Fly!

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 1999
  • Rating: 7.5/10

#58
Games like Ace Combat X: Skies of Deception

Ace Combat X: Skies of Deception

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms:
  • Release: 2006
  • Rating: 7.4/10

#59
Games like Race the Sun

Race the Sun

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, Mac, iPhone / iPad, Wii U, Xbox One, PS3
  • Release: 2013
  • Rating: 7.4/10

#60
Games like Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown

Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS4, PC, Xbox One
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 7.4/10

#61
Games like X-Plane 8

X-Plane 8

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2004
  • Rating: 7.3/10

#62
Games like Ace Combat Zero: The Belkan War

Ace Combat Zero: The Belkan War

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS2
  • Release: 2006
  • Rating: 7.3/10

#63
Games like Lethal Skies II

Lethal Skies II

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: PS2, Console
  • Release: 2003
  • Rating: 7.3/10

#64
Games like A Glider's Journey

A Glider's Journey

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Switch
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 7.3/10

#65
Games like Kerbal Space Program 2

Kerbal Space Program 2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS4, PC, XSX, PS5, Xbox One
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 7.3/10

#66
Games like Star Wars Starfighter

Star Wars Starfighter

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS2, PS3
  • Release: 2001
  • Rating: 7.3/10

#67
Games like The Sky Crawlers: Innocent Aces

The Sky Crawlers: Innocent Aces

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Wii
  • Release: 2010
  • Rating: 7.3/10

#68
Games like SimCopter

SimCopter

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 1996
  • Rating: 7.2/10

#69
Games like Blue Angels Aerobatic Flight Simulator

Blue Angels Aerobatic Flight Simulator

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: iPhone / iPad, Mac, PC, PS4, Android, Xbox One
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 7.2/10

#70
Games like Space Rift - Episode 1

Space Rift - Episode 1

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS4
  • Release: 2016
  • Rating: 7.2/10

#71
Games like Lock On: Modern Air Combat

Lock On: Modern Air Combat

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2003
  • Rating: 7.2/10

#72
Games like Star Fox Command

Star Fox Command

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: DS, Wii U
  • Release: 2006
  • Rating: 7.2/10

#73
Games like Apache: Air Assault

Apache: Air Assault

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, PS3
  • Release: 2010
  • Rating: 7.2/10

#74
Games like Tom Clancy's HAWX

Tom Clancy's HAWX

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, iPhone / iPad, Xbox 360, PS3
  • Release: 2009
  • Rating: 7.2/10

#75
Games like Star Wars: Episode I: Battle for Naboo

Star Wars: Episode I: Battle for Naboo

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2000
  • Rating: 7.2/10

#76
Games like Airfix Dogfighter

Airfix Dogfighter

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2000
  • Rating: 7.1/10

#77
Games like DIVE: Starpath

DIVE: Starpath

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 7.1/10

#78
Games like Heroes of the Pacific

Heroes of the Pacific

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS2, Xbox 360
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: 7.1/10

#79
Games like Elite: Dangerous

Elite: Dangerous

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, PS4, Xbox One
  • Release: 2015
  • Rating: 7/10

#80
Games like Blazing Angels 2: Secret Missions of WWII

Blazing Angels 2: Secret Missions of WWII

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, PS3
  • Release: 2007
  • Rating: 7/10

#81
Games like WTF: Work Time Fun

WTF: Work Time Fun

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms:
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: 7/10

#82
Games like Star Wars: Squadrons

Star Wars: Squadrons

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, XSX, Xbox One
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 7/10

#83
Games like Tom Clancy's HAWX 2

Tom Clancy's HAWX 2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Wii, PC, Xbox 360, PS3
  • Release: 2010
  • Rating: 7/10

#84
Games like B-17 Flying Fortress

B-17 Flying Fortress

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1992
  • Rating: 7/10

#85
Games like Eve: Valkyrie

Eve: Valkyrie

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS4
  • Release: 2016
  • Rating: 7/10

#86
Games like Rogue Aces

Rogue Aces

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS4, Switch, PC
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 7/10

#87
Games like Star Wars: Jedi Starfighter

Star Wars: Jedi Starfighter

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS4, PS2, Xbox One, PS3
  • Release: 2002
  • Rating: 7/10

#88
Games like Lethal Skies Elite Pilot: Team SW

Lethal Skies Elite Pilot: Team SW

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS2
  • Release: 2001
  • Rating: 7/10

#89
Games like Stunt Island

Stunt Island

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 1992
  • Rating: 7/10

#90
Games like First Strike

First Strike

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 7/10

#91
Games like X-Plane 9

X-Plane 9

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: iPhone / iPad, PC, Mac
  • Release: 2008
  • Rating: 7/10

#92
Games like Frontier Pilot Simulator

Frontier Pilot Simulator

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 7/10

#93
Games like F29 Retaliator

F29 Retaliator

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1990
  • Rating: 7/10

#94
Games like Combat Wings: Battle of Britain

Combat Wings: Battle of Britain

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2009
  • Rating: 7/10

#95
Games like Jane's Combat Simulations: F/A-18 Simulator

Jane's Combat Simulations: F/A-18 Simulator

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2000
  • Rating: 7/10

#96
Games like Microsoft Combat Flight Simulator 2: WW II Pacific Theater

Microsoft Combat Flight Simulator 2: WW II Pacific Theater

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2000
  • Rating: 7/10

#97
Games like Microsoft Flight Simulator for Windows 95

Microsoft Flight Simulator for Windows 95

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1996
  • Rating: 7/10

#98
Games like Enemy Engaged: Apache/Havoc

Enemy Engaged: Apache/Havoc

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1998
  • Rating: 7/10

#99
Games like Microsoft Combat Flight Simulator: WWII Europe Series

Microsoft Combat Flight Simulator: WWII Europe Series

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1998
  • Rating: 7/10

#100
Games like Jane's Combat Simulations: F-15

Jane's Combat Simulations: F-15

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1998
  • Rating: 7/10