Flight Simulator: How to Import Aircraft and Aircraft Gauges from Flight Simulator 2000

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SUMMARY

This article explains how to import aircraft (such as the Concorde) and aircraft gauges from Microsoft Flight Simulator 2000 into Flight Simulator 2004.

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To import an aircraft and aircraft gauges from Flight Simulator 2000 into Flight Simulator 2004, follow these steps.

Note Flight Simulator 2000 and Flight Simulator 2004 contain gauge files that have the same file names. Do not overwrite the existing Flight Simulator 2004 gauge files with earlier versions of the gauge files.

Important Microsoft Product Support cannot help you perform these steps. When you follow these steps, you may damage or overwrite the files that came with your product and you must remove and reinstall that product to recover them.
  1. Start Microsoft Windows Explorer.
  2. Locate and then open the Aircraft folder of the Flight Simulator 2002 installation. By default, the Aircraft folder is in the following location:
    C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\FS2000\Aircraft
  3. Drag the aircraft files that you want to import to the Aircraft folder of the Flight Simulator 2004 installation. By default, the Aircraft folder is in the following location:
    C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\FS2004\Aircraft
  4. Locate and then open the Gauges folder of the Flight Simulator 2002 installation. By default, the Gauges folder is in the following location:
    C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\FS2000\Gauges
  5. Drag the gauge files that you want to import to the Gauges folder of the Flight Simulator 2004 installation. (For example, for the Concorde, drag the Concorde.GAU file.) By default, the Gauges folder is in the following location:
    C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\FS2004\Gauges
    Note When you drag the gauge files, click No if you are prompted to confirm replacing the file.
For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
317828 Flight Simulator 2002: How to import an aircraft from Combat Flight Simulator 2

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Article ID: 323930 - Last Review: November 14, 2007 - Revision: 2.7
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Flight Simulator 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004: Century of Flight
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