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Floyds Alpine Odyssey

Floyds Alpine Odyssey

Floyds Alpine Odyssey is a 1000 mile glider route through the Alps starting at the Southern coast of France and ending in Eastern Austria ...
How to Optimise MSFS for VR

How to Optimise MSFS for VR

This guide will help you to configure and optimise a Windows PC for use with the Microsoft Flight Simulator (MSFS) in VR ...
MSFS: UserCfg.opt Settings

MSFS: UserCfg.opt Settings

Editing the UserCfg.opt manually can allow you to change settings in a way that isn't available in the user interface ...
Auto View Distance Utility for X-Plane

Auto View Distance Utility for X-Plane

LFD's Auto View Distance utility will optimise X Plane's graphics engine dynamically to bring you the best results for your chosen configuration ...
MSFS: Create a RAM Drive

MSFS: Create a RAM Drive

You can speed up data transfers and temporary files by creating a RAM drive and using that as a rolling cache for MSFS ...
MSFS: Hardware etc

MSFS: Hardware etc

This page contains notes on some of the hardware you may be interested in for upgrading the VR experience ...
MSFS: Use a Private Global Network

MSFS: Use a Private Global Network

There are several global networks that provide DNS services and potentially faster speeds via their own private networks ...
MSFS: Best Quest 3 PCVR Configuration

MSFS: Best Quest 3 PCVR Configuration

The Quest 3 headset can be used with Microsoft Flight Simulator with excellent clarity and smoothness. You just need the right configuration ...
MSFS: Suggested Settings

MSFS: Suggested Settings

In this article we summarise the most important steps to immediately improve your VR experience of Microsoft Flight Simulator ...
How to Debloat the Nvidia Driver

How to Debloat the Nvidia Driver

Nvidia drivers carry features you do not need that can slow down your system. You can use NVCleaner to remove the unwanted baggage ...
MSFS: Nvidia Settings

MSFS: Nvidia Settings

In this article we look at the Nvidia control panel settings that control the rendering of Microsoft Flight Simulator frames ...
MSFS: In-Sim Settings

MSFS: In-Sim Settings

In this article we look at the graphics and data settings that are available within the Microsoft Flight Simulator itself ...
MSFS: Set Best Network MTU

MSFS: Set Best Network MTU

You should check your network's Maximum Transmission Unit (MTU) in order to ensure you have the best configuration for your system ...
MSFS: Disable Real-Time Antivirus Scanning

MSFS: Disable Real-Time Antivirus Scanning

Unless you actively prevent it, Windows Defender will monitor all the activity of Microsoft Flight Simulator and reduce its performance ...
MSFS: Enable Resizable BAR

MSFS: Enable Resizable BAR

You may already have a feature in your BIOS that will give your GPU a free performance lift. All you have to do is enable it ...
War Thunder's The Plagis Spitfire LF Mk. IX

How to Install the War Thunder Plagis Spitfire

A step by step guide to install War Thunder's Plagis Spitfire LF Mk. IX DLC Pack in particular, and probably any DLC pack in general ...
IL-2 Sturmovik VR Modules

IL-2 Sturmovik VR Modules

The IL-2 buying list is confusing - here's a good starting point for VR pilots who don't want to buy the non-VR modules ...
A FlyingIron Spitfire Quick-Start Guide for X-Plane

A FlyingIron Spitfire Quick-Start Guide for X-Plane

If you are struggling to get your new FlyingIron Spitfire into the air here are the essential steps that will get you into the blue as soon as possible ...
A FlyingIron Spitfire Settings Utility for X-Plane

A FlyingIron Spitfire Settings Utility for X-Plane

The LFD settings utility will store your preferred settings for the FlyingIron Spitfire and load them automatically when you next use it ...
MSFS: Windows Environment Settings

MSFS: Windows Environment Settings

In this article we look at the settings that contribute to the Windows environment in which Microsoft Flight Simulator is running ...
MSFS: Downloading & Sharing

MSFS: Downloading & Sharing

Downloading and sharing files makes Windows more efficient at file distribution but this interferes with smooth sim flights ...
How to Safely Load MSFS Updates

How to Safely Load MSFS Updates

The complete procedure for loading updates into Microsoft Flight Simulator on a PC can be convoluted - here are some steps that could help ...
Floyd's Epic Clouds & User Guide

Floyd’s Epic Clouds & User Guide

A free cloud pack for Microsoft Flight Simulator including a set of Big Cloud variants to fill your landscapes to the horizon ...
Control Auto-Starting Apps

Control Auto-Starting Apps

There are several ways an application can start itself. This can slow down your computer over time and needs to be managed ...
MSFS: Useful Things to Know

MSFS: Useful Things to Know

Learn a few useful things to know starting up and shutting down Microsoft Flight Simulator and how to join public beta releases ...
Microsoft Flight Simulator logo

Microsoft Flight Simulator Basics

The Asobo-Microsoft Flight Simulator is a superb flight sim. Here are a few of the things I have discovered so far ...
MSFS: IPD Measurement

MSFS: IPD Measurement

Knowing your Inter Pupillary Measurement (IPD) is a crucial step in adjusting your headset for the best possible image quality ...
MSFS: A Better Community Folder

MSFS: A Better Community Folder

The default location of the MSFS community folder can be changed to a much more accessible location for easy access at all times ...
MSFS: Windows VR Tools

MSFS: Windows VR Tools

In this article we look at some of the components that contribute to the render pipeline for Microsoft Flight Simulator ...
MSFS: Clear Memory to Prevent Stutter

MSFS: Clear Memory to Prevent Stutter

Over long periods of time MSFS accumulates a lot of standby memory that results in stutters. You can prevent this by clearing unused memory ...
MSFS: Shader Cache Cleaners

MSFS: Shader Cache Cleaners

The shader cache cleaner (aka the disk clean-up tool) can remove a lot of stutter clutter by deleting ...
MSFS: Windows Page File

MSFS: Windows Page File

The Page File is a critical part of the Windows Operating System that it uses itself, but adjusting it can help apps run more efficiently ...
MSFS: How to Detach the Quest 3 Faceplate

MSFS: How to Detach the Quest 3 Faceplate

To replace the head strap on the Quest 3 you will need to detach the faceplate. Here are some photos showing the location of the connectors ...
MSFS: Addons

MSFS: Addons

Learn a few useful things to know starting up and shutting down Microsoft Flight Simulator and how to join public beta releases ...
Graphics Tech

Graphics Tech

Image quality for real-world simulations depends on the techniques used to render images. Here are some of the methods used ...
MSFS: RTX 4090 Issues Resolved

MSFS: RTX 4090 Issues Resolved

It took 8 months of research involving several companies to determine why my £1699 Gainward RTX 4090 was crashing at regular intervals ...
Floyd's Epic Weather Guide

Floyd’s Epic Weather Guide

This page is a sub-section of the Floyds Epic Clouds where the presets provide specific weather environments ...
An MSFS FlyingIron Spitfire Quick-Start Guide

An MSFS FlyingIron Spitfire Quick-Start Guide

If you are struggling to keep your new MSFS FlyingIron Spitfire in the air when you get airborne, this is what you need to do ...