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Flight Simulator: How to record flight time in the logbook
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This article describes how to configure the flight logbook in Microsoft Flight Simulator to automatically record your flight time.
Microsoft Flight Simulator 2002 and Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004 - A A Century of FlightNote During a flight the logbook entries do not get populated. The logbook will populate after you exit the flight. You will only receive notification when you exit the game.
To record your flight time in Flight Simulator, follow these steps:
Microsoft Flight Simulator 2000:
<drive>:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Fs2000\PilotsMicrosoft Flight Simulator 2002:
<drive>:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\FS2002\flights\myfltsIn these folder names, <drive> is the letter of the hard disk where Flight Simulator 2000 or Flight Simulator 2002 are installed.
To view the logbook entries in the Pilots folder, double-click the default Logbook.log or the logbook that you created in the game.
Note If you are prompted to select the program that you want to use to open the logbook file, click NotePad in the Choose the program you want to use box. Click to clear the Always use this program to open this file check box, and then click OK.
Information about the logbook in Flight Simulator XTo view your flight log entries in Flight Simulator X, follow these steps:
To enter dates in the logbook in international date formats download and install the appropriate Flight Simulator 2000 Update for your language version of Flight Simulator 2000.
To download and install the Flight Simulator 2000 Update for your language version of Flight Simulator 2000, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Article ID: 280390 - Last Review: September 28, 2011 - Revision: 5.0