Microsoft Flight Simulator 4.0 - 31 Years Later!

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Late 80s PC flight simming at its finest. Taking a look at Flight Simulator 4 and its numerous expansions, add-on packs, and upgrades for MS-DOS PCs! I still love that Experimental Aircraft Editor.
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  • If you'd like to try FS4 yourself, the fully-expanded version is emulated in a browser here!

    LGRLGR2 miesięcy temu
    • @WorldTravel1518 the FS2020 review will be posted in 2041, maybe '42 if we're still dealing with covid, and Trump's 6th reelection campaign.

      Winter NowWinter Now6 dni temu
    • 694 likes lmao

      haseena badshahhaseena badshah27 dni temu
    • @Abhay Vivek yeah

      MrDjBigZMrDjBigZMiesiąc temu
    • @MrDjBigZ Motorstorm fan?

      Abhay VivekAbhay VivekMiesiąc temu
    • Haha, MSFS4. It would have been really cool if Microsoft had included a "button press to revert" mode like they have in Halo MCC to immediately go back to FS4 graphics in FS2020 in real time.

      Fernando CárdenasFernando CárdenasMiesiąc temu
  • 1:35 aged like milk Also 11:46

    Billy WalshBilly Walsh2 godzin temu
  • Artwork actually looks cool.

    VeeAyyDeeVeeAyyDee2 godzin temu
  • 7:30 Thunderstick! So that's what we call it!

    Patrick WheelerPatrick Wheeler3 godzin temu
  • Please do the same video with FS2004

    Mister LCMister LC17 godzin temu
  • I love the art on these boxes, spent many hours downloading new planes for FS4 in high school

    Doug BolsterDoug BolsterDzień temu
  • Bin Laden favorite game

    Where?There!DudeWhere?There!DudeDzień temu
  • 8:32 you know its an old game if it has the inclusion of the world trade centers

    Itz_gray_ 2020Itz_gray_ 2020Dzień temu
  • 9:03 Oh no, that's supposed to be Manhattan, isnt it? Wow, simulating NY with only two skyscrapers is pretty pathetic.

    FattarduFattarduDzień temu
  • 6:15 Aaaah, seeing that mouse makes me very nostalgic! My muscle memory knows exactly how its movement feels and how the click sounds and feels. So many hours. So long ago.

    FattarduFattarduDzień temu
  • I spent so many hours playing the Falcon 4.0 Demo. Just flying around and around and around...

    Ohh WellOhh Well2 dni temu
  • The sound when the plane takes off hurts my ears.

    chivalrychivalry2 dni temu
  • My first Flight Simulator was in 1995 with the Windows 95 version and when I see that now I cannot believe I spent hours playing that and how far we have come.

    Ralph WilsonRalph Wilson3 dni temu
  • 4.0 was the first one I had. So much fun.

    Kristofer OlafssonKristofer Olafsson3 dni temu
  • I'm surprised to hear Magnus Ringblom Quartet as the background music.

    Doctor MoguriDoctor Moguri4 dni temu
  • It was great, I had it on the Mac! :-) Especially the free plane design mode was cool. Also legendary: the Cessna prop sound, after these decades, and it instantly comes back to you.

    ronik24ronik244 dni temu
  • Could my 286 run this?😁

    Rok LacaRok Laca4 dni temu
  • I grew up with Flight Simulator X (Orginal), and Falcon 4.0 Allied Force (didn't know BMS was a thing at the time). I love flying MC Flight Sims, depending on the flight you want to do it can be quite relaxing. Edit: I also caught the tail end of X-Plane 9. PPS: I still use a Microsoft Sidewinder Precision 2 as my joystick lol.

    Zachary GiarnieriZachary Giarnieri4 dni temu
  • Can I play with my xbox 360 controller?

    ShrubchuckerShrubchucker4 dni temu
  • they only offer a gamemode for ww1 because this game was released before ww2

    Levi LiveLevi Live5 dni temu
  • Yeep... I'm 50 so this was absolutely my experience.

    Chris HinceChris Hince5 dni temu
  • ohhhh. the first videogame i ever played. I was 5. Nostalgia, nostalgia.... but i remember my first fly too.... and how it finished.... right to the middle of a skyscraper....

    Etienne TarkovEtienne Tarkov5 dni temu
  • I remember installing this on my IBM PS/2! I was so excited to be able to run a 3D game like this. Although it may have been a slightly newer version as it was on a 3.5 floppy iirc

    Jeramie JamesJeramie James5 dni temu
  • This was my first flight simulator and fell in love with flying. 30 yrs later, I am now a real life Airline Captain at a comercial Airline!

    Bruno GlóriaBruno Glória5 dni temu
  • My fav FS ! The one i've more played

    Suprême DindonSuprême Dindon5 dni temu
  • Graphics are better! But the lag is still the same..

    NewJerseyJayNewJerseyJay5 dni temu
  • The box and manual artwork is absolutely fantastic

    PingmanPingman6 dni temu
  • Holds up oddly well. It seems to feel like it should. The creator mode is great.

    jon culpjon culp7 dni temu
  • back when you could still put planes and skyscrapers together, and not cause a shitstorm of chaos

    dotdot7 dni temu
  • Can't tell if computer graphics or real world.

    john091077john0910777 dni temu
  • Do you imagine a war mode for flight simulator 2020?

  • jetfighter 3 (in your library) and Duke Nukem 3D Atomic Edition are the game I spent my childhood playing.

    mikehh8020mikehh80208 dni temu
  • I remember this game. My friends and I did the same thing. Fly and crash. Hours of fun back in 1989. Lol.

    truth hurtstruth hurts8 dni temu
  • I really want Microsoft flight sim but i aint spending $59.99

    Eli FybushEli Fybush8 dni temu
  • I had this game on my first windows computer. It only had like 3 planes, one of which was called a sopwith camel. I think there was a way to retract the landing gears while you were on the ground.

    ShawnShawn9 dni temu
    • With 2 add on programs, you could design aircraft that looked and flew differently. With the internet you could circulate and download those airplanes for free. The catch was that you had to have a patched version of FS4, and the patch was virtually impossible to find on the internet in the late 1990s.

      Winter NowWinter Now6 dni temu
  • I would love to see a experimental plane editor in FS2020, people do absurd, profane things as it is, I would love to see how absurd and profane the experimental planes designed can be.

    Fred AndersonFred Anderson10 dni temu
  • I'm pretty sure I played this version on an AT&T PC-6300 upgraded with an NEC V20 CPU and a hard drive. I think we were still using the integrated cga adapter with the mono display.

    CoderjoCoderjo10 dni temu
    • I'd have to dig the box out to know the version, but this looks right, and I remember the text ftc. We also had the charts.

      CoderjoCoderjo10 dni temu
  • Cool intro

    Enli TVEnli TV10 dni temu
  • I had that game. It kinda sucked. But damn the box art was cool.

    TonTon10 dni temu
  • I still remember reading the system requirements for many of these DOS games, like Doom, and others... 640k RAM, which today is a drip in the bucket compared to games of today requiring 4GB+ of RAM and video cards that housed more memory than even the most expensive iPod in 2006. I mean back in its day it was probably an innovative product. Of course now, you have more advanced simulators, like XPlane which one can use to train for a pilot's license (and gives a much more realistic experience thanks to more advanced hardware over the past 20 years ).

    Heelix RanierHeelix Ranier11 dni temu
  • So MSFS 4.0 could simulate contrails. Hmm....... (2020)

    StrazmanStrazman11 dni temu
  • I'm from gen z so I never got to see it but open world and dynamic weather must've been impressive. Geez they pulled out all the stops.

    ClikClik13 dni temu
  • that sound made my eears bleed, now i knwo why every old person is def lol

    Josh PollardJosh Pollard14 dni temu
    • Nahh, the 1980s was an era of Heavy Metal.

      Winter NowWinter Now6 dni temu
  • How many floppy discs to store the new Microsoft Flight Simulator?

    HellHell15 dni temu
    • Just under 11 and a half thousand. And that's if they're the 3.5" version.

      Winter NowWinter Now6 dni temu
  • I wonder if its possible to port these planes to mfs2020... And i dont mean adding the planes represented. I mean these exact low poly things.

    Slash0megaSlash0mega15 dni temu
  • I remember spending a day in real-time flight to various places. Looking back, yeah - you needed a hell of an imagination and curiosity. I even had 1.0 on Atari. Jumbo Jet Pilot. Feel the same w/FS2020.

    Ruger BRuger B15 dni temu
  • When my older brother was getting his Pilot's License, I went on many flights with him. From the Cessna 172, to the twin engine Baron, and finally some Turbo prop aircraft. My worst flight was when he was going to practice a Rudder-Over stall. Without telling me. Basically, you fly a straight line, and slowly cut the throttle, then the STALL warning starts blaring, the wing dips down, and then you enter into a spin... Face down. I saw nothing but the ground and trees, spinning round-and-round. I became a believer in God in that short span of time. He then throttled up, put the rudder in the opposite direction of the spin, and the dynamics of flight throws you out of spin. After all these years, I just want to say.... FUCK YOU, ROBERT!! I'm also proud of you. Flying 747's, A320's, and seeing the world. Dad would have been proud of you as well.

    Mark CarrMark Carr16 dni temu
  • To be perfectly honest, it's not that different.

    viddiotviddiot16 dni temu
  • compared to this i feel like FS2020 is missing some features lol, I want to shoot other planes..

    oooppiikkkoooppiikkk18 dni temu
  • Outstanding video

    Vegas MilgaussVegas Milgauss18 dni temu
  • Flight 2020 is mind-blowing!!!

    Dave turboDave turbo18 dni temu
  • I would love to know what a modern developer could do with the limitations of this system, maybe steal a few tricks the Rockstar/DMA and maybe create a procedurally generated world for flying around in. Maybe even fly on another planet.

    Jack KrakenJack Kraken18 dni temu
  • lol @ chicago having 4 buildings.

    Philo Judaeus of AlexandriaPhilo Judaeus of Alexandria23 dni temu
  • *more realistic than ever before!* Microsoft flight simulator 2020: *R U SURE ABOUT THAT*

    100 subscribers with videos challenge100 subscribers with videos challenge25 dni temu
  • Now I want to see you cover X-plane, that was, next to Yaegar's Flight Sim, the one I played the most, with the weather being a very uniquely awesome addition.

    Matthew WhisennandMatthew Whisennand29 dni temu
  • Is anyone else honestly surprised at the framerate? I would have expected much more a of a slideshow for '89 tech.

    Pretty Normal MediaPretty Normal Media29 dni temu
  • Outstanding!!!!

    8T8Keyz8T8Keyz29 dni temu
  • Is this like the longest surviving games series??

    TizerisTTizerisTMiesiąc temu
  • I wonder what version the first Flightsim I played was 🤔 What I do know is that a friend of mine had all sorts of flight maps and maps of actual airports. And we used to make our own airports in the editor. Great times, even though the graphics required a healthy dose of imagination. But that was part of the fun 👍🏻

    Synthetic_FutureSynthetic_FutureMiesiąc temu
  • Still better than fortnite

  • The twin towers on the flight simulator cover is not a coincidence.

    barby dollybarby dollyMiesiąc temu
  • An era when 8 bit graphic but still fun

    Didi AbdillahDidi AbdillahMiesiąc temu
  • My first version of Flight Simulator was 2.0 for the Tandy Color Computer II disk system. It was black and white wireframe graphics, at a probably CGA-quality resolution. But the disk system greatly expanded the possibilities over the CoCo II cartridges alone, with FAR more complex games. As a young kid, I couldn't fly a plane in the BEST of circumstances, and I sure as hell couldn't avoid flying into Lake Michingan when taking off from Meigs Field in Chicago through a 200x170 black and white wireframe view of the world.

    ShadowPresident 420ShadowPresident 420Miesiąc temu
  • I currently have my dad’s old Logitech WingMan Extreme with a USB adapter, which still works to this day in MS flight simulator 2020... with some extra key binding, of course.

    John MackJohn MackMiesiąc temu
  • 17:33 There's a typo: 'hangers'

    Federico AsticaFederico AsticaMiesiąc temu
  • My ears are burning

    Aero MexicanAero MexicanMiesiąc temu
  • lol i actually remember this as a kid....I was young but I remember, cool how this video sparked that lost memory

    daniel cdaniel cMiesiąc temu
  • Back then I was playing this game, crashing into buildings too. The day before 9/11 was me crashing a Cessna into the World Trade Center, one day later I thought it was my fault. I was 8

    Peter ohne NachnamePeter ohne NachnameMiesiąc temu
  • The complexity of this game is astounding for its time. I can't imagine having a big enough brain to design, with all of the interlocking functionalities, even the 1989 version of this game. The complexity of modern games is practically unfathomable.

    Matt AhlborgMatt AhlborgMiesiąc temu
  • Ever consider revisiting Jane's Combat? I used to play it a lot on my Windows 95 pc when I was 10, never could quite get the aircraft carrier landings down though.

    JimB FPVJimB FPVMiesiąc temu
  • thi-thirty one?

    sad catsad catMiesiąc temu
  • The graphics look surprisingly good.

    Jani AnttonenJani AnttonenMiesiąc temu
  • diablo4

    bev isombev isomMiesiąc temu
  • At 15:39 what is the thing popping up in the lower right corner? Test Drive Acco-something?

    Magnus AlvestadMagnus AlvestadMiesiąc temu
  • I'll never forget that Red Baron coupon working still for the Red Baron Pizza and im sure neither will you

    Kommando KodiakKommando KodiakMiesiąc temu
  • SO glad hardware improved...

    Justin CaseJustin CaseMiesiąc temu
  • I thought this was a Roblox Flight Simulator In The Thumbnail Without reading the title

    Maldivian001Maldivian001Miesiąc temu
  • Bruce Artwick is a genius. I did my stalker impersonation one day and called the tech support number. Bruce Artwick picked up the phone. Real nice guy. Try that with M$F$.

    Phil ShifleyPhil ShifleyMiesiąc temu
  • Oooh. CGA composite support. Sweet.

    Mortimer ZabiMortimer ZabiMiesiąc temu
  • We have come a long way

    Taylor kazembaTaylor kazembaMiesiąc temu
  • 13:10 GTA3 Dodo plane. Lol.

    HkSniperHkSniperMiesiąc temu
  • I cant sit back amd relax with that sound

    Pølse YTPølse YTMiesiąc temu
  • im made of htis stuff dude

    Michael GmailMichael GmailMiesiąc temu
  • That 8-bit engine sound.

    sstrick500sstrick500Miesiąc temu
  • This is flight simulator 2020 low settings

    CHRlSCHRlSMiesiąc temu
  • I did not see TFX in your collection. That was a hidden gem classic I discovered when I was a kid. Very underrated. Awesome flight Sim....

    travelguy008travelguy008Miesiąc temu
  • IIRC it was Microprose F-19 that had me going to Radio shack to purchase a new Tandy system. Within a few weeks it was obvious that if I wanted the "advanced" graphics settings "more lines and dots" I needed a faster machine. I went from a smoking 20 mhz machine to a unheard of 25. The salesmen ask why I needed so much power!! In today's money it was over $3 grand.

  • That's the game that taught me to be patient, lean back and enjoy the sights

    Sammy FoxSammy FoxMiesiąc temu
  • Great video

    HashmeisterHashmeisterMiesiąc temu
  • LGR rocks

    Peppermint PattyPeppermint PattyMiesiąc temu
  • FARTS @ 10:32

    Evan JEvan JMiesiąc temu
  • 8yo kid playing the first version of Microsoft flight simulator: I don't get my 60 fps

    javi 2mlgjavi 2mlgMiesiąc temu
  • I just wish I had some of these old games in the flesh nowadays decades later to face it full on! This takes me back to my childhood.

    sudochopsudochopMiesiąc temu
  • This game was really detailed for 1989. I wasn't even born then but still I feel it was way ahead of it's time, great work by the developers. You bring a lot of nostalgia to me especially seeing those huge floppy drivers and those old joysticks. I used to play FS2004 and X for hours and hours when I was a kid and now I am an Airline Pilot :) . Thank you for making this video it bought joy to my heart.

    CockpitRAWCockpitRAWMiesiąc temu
  • 10:33 is the aircraft registration really "FARTS"?

    Gribbo9999Gribbo9999Miesiąc temu
  • He he I think it kind of ran on a Comador barely playable!

    Brad FredrickBrad FredrickMiesiąc temu
  • Will my GTX 3080 run this?

    soninboomsoninboomMiesiąc temu
  • Tapes are the future, just ask anyone that knows.

    Viscous ShearViscous ShearMiesiąc temu
  • those pc speaker sound fx

    MIHAOMIHAOMiesiąc temu
  • It’s funny how you remember it to be better . The graphics are terrible but at the time you thought it was fantastic . Spent hours on this

    paul johnsonpaul johnsonMiesiąc temu