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 Treadnauts

Treadnauts

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

#05
Games like Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge

Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms:
  • Release: 2003
  • Rating: 8.9/10

#06
Games like Ultrawings

Ultrawings

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

#07
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

#08
Games like European Air War

European Air War

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

#09
Games like IL-2 Sturmovik

IL-2 Sturmovik

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2001
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#10
Games like Fugl

Fugl

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

#11
Games like F-22 Air Dominance Fighter

F-22 Air Dominance Fighter

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

#12
Games like Microsoft Flight Simulator X

Microsoft Flight Simulator X

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

#13
Games like Ace Combat 5: The Unsung War

Ace Combat 5: The Unsung War

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS2, PS4
  • Release: 2004
  • Rating: 8.2/10

#14
Games like Altitude

Altitude

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

#15
Games like Flight Unlimited III

Flight Unlimited III

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1999
  • Rating: 8.1/10

#16
Games like Apache

Apache

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 1995
  • Rating: 8.1/10

#17
Games like Red Baron 3D

Red Baron 3D

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

#18
Games like Flight Unlimited II

Flight Unlimited II

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1997
  • Rating: 7.9/10

#19
Games like Microsoft Flight Simulator 2000

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2000

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1999
  • Rating: 7.9/10

#20
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

#21
Games like F-22 Lightning 3

F-22 Lightning 3

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

#22
Games like Hardwar

Hardwar

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

#23
Games like Rowans Battle of Britain

Rowans Battle of Britain

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

#24
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

#25
Games like Elite: Dangerous

Elite: Dangerous

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, PS4, Xbox One
  • Release: 2015
  • Rating: 7.5/10

#26
Games like Ace Combat: Joint Assault

Ace Combat: Joint Assault

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

#27
Games like Air Battles: Sky Defender

Air Battles: Sky Defender

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

#28
Games like Wings of Glory

Wings of Glory

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

#29
Games like Battlestations: Midway

Battlestations: Midway

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

#30
Games like Falcon 4.0: Allied Force

Falcon 4.0: Allied Force

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: 7.5/10

#31
Games like Fly!

Fly!

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

#32
Games like Ace Combat X: Skies of Deception

Ace Combat X: Skies of Deception

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

#33
Games like DarkStar One

DarkStar One

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Console, Xbox 360
  • Release: 2006
  • Rating: 7.4/10

#34
Games like Star Wars Starfighter

Star Wars Starfighter

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS2, PS3
  • Release: 2001
  • Rating: 7.4/10

#35
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

#36
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

#37
Games like X-Plane 8

X-Plane 8

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

#38
Games like Lethal Skies II

Lethal Skies II

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

#39
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

#40
Games like SimCopter

SimCopter

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 1996
  • Rating: 7.3/10

#41
Games like A Glider's Journey

A Glider's Journey

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

#42
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

#43
Games like The Sky Crawlers: Innocent Aces

The Sky Crawlers: Innocent Aces

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

#44
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

#45
Games like Star Fox Command

Star Fox Command

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

#46
Games like Apache: Air Assault

Apache: Air Assault

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

#47
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

#48
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

#49
Games like Airfix Dogfighter

Airfix Dogfighter

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

#50
Games like Lock On: Modern Air Combat

Lock On: Modern Air Combat

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2003
  • Rating: 7.1/10

#51
Games like Heroes of the Pacific

Heroes of the Pacific

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

#52
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

#53
Games like WTF: Work Time Fun

WTF: Work Time Fun

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

#54
Games like Star Wars: Squadrons

Star Wars: Squadrons

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

#55
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

#56
Games like Flanker 2.0

Flanker 2.0

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1999
  • Rating: 7/10

#57
Games like B-17 Flying Fortress

B-17 Flying Fortress

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

#58
Games like Jet Lancer

Jet Lancer

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, Switch
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 7/10

#59
Games like Eve: Valkyrie

Eve: Valkyrie

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

#60
Games like Rogue Aces

Rogue Aces

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

#61
Games like Star Wars: Jedi Starfighter

Star Wars: Jedi Starfighter

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

#62
Games like Lethal Skies Elite Pilot: Team SW

Lethal Skies Elite Pilot: Team SW

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

#63
Games like Wings of Prey

Wings of Prey

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

#64
Games like Stunt Island

Stunt Island

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

#65
Games like First Strike

First Strike

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

#66
Games like X-Plane 9

X-Plane 9

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

#67
Games like Frontier Pilot Simulator

Frontier Pilot Simulator

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

#68
Games like F29 Retaliator

F29 Retaliator

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

#69
Games like Secret Weapons Over Normandy

Secret Weapons Over Normandy

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS2, PS3
  • Release: 2003
  • Rating: 7/10

#70
Games like World of Warplanes

World of Warplanes

  • License: Freemium
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 6.9/10

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#71
Games like Yager

Yager

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360
  • Release: 2003
  • Rating: 6.9/10

#72
Games like Pilotwings Resort

Pilotwings Resort

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: 3DS
  • Release: 2011
  • Rating: 6.8/10

#73
Games like Invasion From Beyond

Invasion From Beyond

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: Console
  • Release: 1998
  • Rating: 6.8/10

#74
Games like Eurofighter Typhoon

Eurofighter Typhoon

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2001
  • Rating: 6.8/10

#75
Games like Galaxy on Fire 2

Galaxy on Fire 2

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: PC, iPhone / iPad, Android, Mac
  • Release: 2009
  • Rating: 6.6/10

#76
Games like Wings of War

Wings of War

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2004
  • Rating: 6.6/10

#77
Games like Microsoft Flight

Microsoft Flight

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2012
  • Rating: 6.5/10

#78
Games like ThreadSpace: Hyperbol

ThreadSpace: Hyperbol

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2007
  • Rating: 6.5/10

#79
Games like After Burner II

After Burner II

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, 3DS
  • Release: 1987
  • Rating: 6.5/10

#80
Games like Airforce Delta

Airforce Delta

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms:
  • Release: 1999
  • Rating: 6.5/10

#81
Games like Dragon Rage

Dragon Rage

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS2
  • Release: 2016
  • Rating: 6.5/10

#82
Games like Starway Fleet

Starway Fleet

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 6.5/10

#83
Games like After Burner: Black Falcon

After Burner: Black Falcon

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms:
  • Release: 2007
  • Rating: 6.5/10

#84
Games like Wings Over Vietnam

Wings Over Vietnam

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2004
  • Rating: 6.5/10

#85
Games like Star Trek: Legacy

Star Trek: Legacy

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360
  • Release: 2006
  • Rating: 6.5/10

#86
Games like Star Trek: Invasion

Star Trek: Invasion

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms:
  • Release: 2000
  • Rating: 6.5/10

#87
Games like Attack on Pearl Harbor

Attack on Pearl Harbor

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2007
  • Rating: 6.4/10

#88
Games like Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII

Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, Wii, PS3
  • Release: 2006
  • Rating: 6.3/10

#89
Games like Ace Combat: Assault Horizon

Ace Combat: Assault Horizon

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3, PC
  • Release: 2011
  • Rating: 6.3/10

#90
Games like Redline: Xtreme Air Racing 2

Redline: Xtreme Air Racing 2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2003
  • Rating: 6.2/10

#91
Games like Top Gun: Combat Zones

Top Gun: Combat Zones

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS2
  • Release: 2001
  • Rating: 6.1/10

#92
Games like Jetfighter 2015

Jetfighter 2015

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: 6.1/10

#93
Games like Enemy Engaged 2

Enemy Engaged 2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2007
  • Rating: 6/10

#94
Games like Spaceforce: Rogue Universe

Spaceforce: Rogue Universe

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2007
  • Rating: 6/10

#95
Games like Marvel's Iron Man VR

Marvel's Iron Man VR

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS4
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 6/10

#96
Games like Ace Combat Infinity

Ace Combat Infinity

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms:
  • Release: 2014
  • Rating: 6/10

#97
Games like Battlestar Galactica

Battlestar Galactica

  • License: Freemium
  • Platforms: Browser, PC, PS2
  • Release: 2003
  • Rating: 6/10

#98
Games like Lock On

Lock On

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1993
  • Rating: 6/10

#99
Games like Battlecruiser Millennium

Battlecruiser Millennium

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2001
  • Rating: 6/10

#100
Games like R/C Helicopter Indoor Flight Simulation

R/C Helicopter Indoor Flight Simulation

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS2
  • Release: 2001
  • Rating: 6/10