Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 Achievements Guide

18 August 2020
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Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 Achievements Guide

The Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 achievements guide lists every achievement for this PC flight sim game and tells you how to get and unlock them all.

In the Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 achievement guide we’ll show there are 50 Achievements (7 Secret Achievements?) to earn in the PC title.

Index of Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 Guides:

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 Achievement Guide

[Work-In-Progress]

01. Challenge Accepted — Complete any activity.

02. Fill ‘er up! — Refuel at any ground fuel station.

03. Rubberneck — Use the Smart Cam to view a star landmark for 3 seconds, from a distance of 550 yards or less.

04. Mother Nature — Adjust the weather during a flight.

05. Start Me Up — Manually start the Airbus A320neo’s engines, without using Assistance.

06. By the Book — Request landing clearance from ATC at a towered airport, without using ATC assistance.

07. In the Wild — Use the Smart Cam to view animals for 3 seconds, from a distance of 550 yards or less.

Tip: You can search where the animals are in the game by going to World Map and then search for “fauna” (or an animal’s name). This will bring up 26 locations (will be expanded) where you can find the Black Bears, Elephants, Flamingos, Geese, Giraffes, Grizzly Bears & Seagulls in the game.

Pick your favorite on the globe and set the location as your departure, arrival or mid-point stop. Once found, use the drone Smart Cam to view them up close.

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 – Where to find Animals and Wildlife

08. Service with a Smile — Request each type of pre-flight Ground Service while at an appropriate airport gate.

09. Back-up Plan — Utilitze pre-flight Pushback Service to move aircraft, for a total distance of 1 mile.

10. Job Shadowing — Create a flight plan based on a Live Traffic aircraft, then fly the route without assistance.

11. Wheels Up, Wheels Down — Complete a non-stop flight of at least 300 miles from take-off to landing.

12. Look Ma, No Hands! — Utilize autopilot for a total of 600 miles.

13. Light Chop — Land at an airport where windspeeds are in excess of 5 knots, without using any assistance.

14. On the Green — Land on a grass runway, without using any assistance.

15. Stay on Target — Use the Instrument Landing System (ILS) to complete a landing.

16. My Way — Complete a non-stop 300+ mile flight from parking to parking spot, without assistance.

17. Deadstick Landing — After receiving landing clearance, switch off engines and successfully land on the runway.

18. Working for the Weekend — Complete a weekly activity.

19. Frequent Flyer Miles — Fly from LFBD airport near Asobo Studio to KSEA airport near Microsoft HQ.

Tip: You can select Bordeaux Airport in France as your starting point and fly to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in America as your destination.

You can use Google Maps to get the GPS coordinates for this flight. This video explains how you can actually fly to any location in the world in-game and not just airports!

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 – How to find any house, building, structure or place

20. Road Trip — Taxi aircraft for a total distance of 10 miles.

21. A Few Bumps — Land at an airport where wind speeds are in excess of 15 knots, without using any assistance.

22. Short Stuff — Land on a runway shorter than 2,000 feet, without using any assistance or bypassing any travel.

23. Uphill Climb — Land on a runway that has at least a 12 degree incline, without using any assistance.

24. Fire and Ice — Complete the Patagonia Bush Trip, without using any navigation assistance.

25. Anemoi — Complete the Balkans Bush Trip, without using any navigation assistance.

26. Goldrush — Complete the Nevada Bush Trip, without using any navigation assistance.

27. Tour Guide — Use the Smart Cam to view 25 star landmarks, from a distance of 550 yards or less.

28. Pilot Program — Accumulate 50 hours of flight time in a single pilot profile.

29. Greased — Complete every Landing Challenge.

30. Hydroplaning — Accumulate 50 hours of light in rainy weather.

31. Flights of Fancy — Complete flights of at least 300 miles using a prop, jet and airliner.

32. Saddle Sore — Complete a flight of at least 8 hours with a propeller or turbo-prop aircraft.

33. Century Club — Accumulate 100 hours of flight time in a single pilot profile.

34. Night Owl — Accumulate 50 hours of flight time at night.

35. Instrumental — Accumulate 50 hours of IFR flight time, including at least one take-off and landing.

36. Decathlon — Complete 10 weekly activities.

37. Completionist — Complete every activity.

38. Sids and Stars — Land at 25 different star airports shown on the World Map.

39. Landmarks the Spot — Use the Smart Cam to view 100 star landmarks, from a distance of 500 yards or less.

40. World Traveler — Land successfully at 500 different airports.

41. Jack of all Planes — Complete a 300+ mile flight with every aircraft in the standard edition of Flight Simulator.

42. Journeyman — Accumulate 500 hours of flight time in a single pilot profile.

43. Wing Commander — Accumulate 1,000 hours of flight time in a single pilot profile.

Secret Achievements:

None found so far. There should be 7 to make for a total of 50 achievements, unless there are only 43 achievements.

Special thanks to Microsoft, Squirrel & ObsidianAnt for the list, tips & guide videos.

Please comment if you have any Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 achievement unlock tips of your own. Kudos will be given. – Thanks for visiting!

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