Microsoft Flight Simulator – 40th Anniversary – Helicopters, A310 iniBuilds and Halo Pelican Free

In November 2022, Microsoft will celebrate the 40th anniversary of their popular franchise Flight Simulator and several gifts will be offered to the users who purchased the simulator or who subscribed to the Xbox GamePass that includes MSFS.

The helicopters will finally and officially be supported. Microsoft will even offer two models. Other important aircraft, historical or airliners, will also be added for free. All these aircraft are coming from famous developers team in partnership with Microsoft : iniBuilds, Aeroplane Heaven, Milviz, Bluemesh.

There will be gliders too… and a realistic airliner will be added beside the 787, 747-8i and A320 Neo : the Airbus A310, developed by iniBuilds, will integrate the MSFS default fleet.

Historical Aircraft:

  • Wright Flyer
  • Ryan NYP (“Spirit of St. Louis”)
  • Douglas DC-3
  • De Havilland Canada DHC-2-Beaver


  • Bell-407
  • Guimbal Cabri G2


  • DG Flugzeugbau LG8-18
  • DG Flugzeugbau DG1001E neo

True-to-Life Airliner:

  • Airbus A310

A final gift is already available for free : the Pelican from Halo.

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