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Video Game: Microsoft Flight Simulator 5.0
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Microsoft Flight Simulator 5.0
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Microsoft Flight Simulator 5.0
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North American DOS edition
Rel Date: 1993-00-00
Publisher: Microsoft
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Developer: Microsoft
Media: 3.5" Disk
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Flight Simulator 5 (FS5), released in 1993, was the last DOS-only release in the popular Microsoft Flight Simulator series which began in 1982.

FS5 marked a significant change in that it was the first version of the series to use textures. While this allowed FS5 to achieve a much higher degree of realism than the previous flat-shaded simulators, it also resulted in all add-on scenery and aircraft for the previous versions obsolete.

Other noticeable improvements included the use of digital audio for sound effects, custom cockpits for each aircraft (previous versions had a generic cockpit that was slightly modified to fit various aircraft), and overall improved graphics.

FS5 also featured:

  • Expanded bundled scenery (now including parts of Europe)
  • Improvements to: modeling of the included aircraft, weather system's realism and artificial intelligence

Source: Wikipedia, "History of Microsoft Flight Simulator", available under the CC-BY-SA License.

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