[OFFICIAL] Community Fly-In Friday: Portugal

Lisbon’s Belém Tower and the Ponte 25 de Abril as seen in Microsoft Flight Simulator

We will be hosting an Official Fly-in alongside a group of community members (you!) on Twitch. This is an open event, free to all who would like to fly along with us and available to pilots of all skill levels. The goal is to have a great time, explore new locations of the world, and make new friends. This event is open to pilots on both the PC and Xbox platforms.

Hosted by @SeedyL3205, @Pieter1982NL, and @simtom2

When: Friday, April 1 @ 1900Z for two hours.
Where: The Official Twitch Channel of MSFS

There will also be a Discord event channel open for those who want to voice chat with other members of the community.

Please see below for details on the upcoming Fly-In Event:


World Update VIII: Iberia is available now! As a follow-up to last week’s flight in Spain, this week we will be flying in Portugal from Porto to Lisbon and exploring many of the new POIs on the way.

Pilots on PC can download the .pln file here:
Community Fly-In Friday 2022-04-01 Portugal.PLN (5.5 KB)

We will be starting at LPPR. Please load your aircraft 10 minutes prior to take off and taxi over to the runway in preparation for departure.


Recommended aircraft: Cub Crafters X or NX Cub, Cessna 172, Diamond DA40, Pipistrel Virus, Flight Design CTSL, or another aircraft of your choice with a cruise speed of around 120-130 knots.


Please adhere to the following settings so you can see everyone / be seen by everyone.

Variable Setting
Server SE Asia
Multiplayer All Players
Live traffic As preferred
Weather Few Clouds
Time of Day Daytime

It is advised in this flight to turn off both aircraft collisions and terrain collisions. If you do crash, you can use “slew” mode to join the pack. If the pack will be too scattered before the first stop, we will use slew on a defined point to regroup.


To communicate with others, a voice channel on the "Official Microsoft Flight Simulator Discord” at https://discord.gg/msfs will be available to join.


This is meant to be a fun and informal flight. Everybody is welcome, no matter the amount of experience.


Thanks everyone. Todays tour was a great way to discover some amazing scenery around Portugal! :portugal:




Some pictures from today.