This article describes how to configure the flight logbook
in Microsoft Flight Simulator to automatically record your flight
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:
- Start a new flight in Flight Simulator.
- Click Options, click
Settings, and then click General.
- Click to select the Log flight time check
- Click Add Entry, and then click
- Click the green check mark or OK to accept
To view your flight logbook entries in the game, follow these
- Start a flight in Flight Simulator.
- Click Options, and then click
- Double-click the logbook entry that you want under
- When you are finished viewing your logbook entry, click the
green check mark.
The logbook entries are located in the following default
folders:Microsoft Flight Simulator 2000
<drive>:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Fs2000\PilotsMicrosoft Flight Simulator 2002
<drive>:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\FS2002\flights\myflts
In 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
Information about the logbook in Flight Simulator X
To view your flight log entries in Flight Simulator X, follow
- Start Flight Simulator X.
- Click Pilot Records.
- Click the Logbook tab.
To learn more about the logbook in Flight Simulator X, follow
- On the main menu, click Learning
- Click the Index tab, and then click
- Under the Logs heading, click
Using a Logbook.
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: