Pi in the Sky: Build a Retro Flight Sim Controller With Raspberry Pi #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

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Microsoft has been making Flight Simulators for decades. So long in fact that some even run on a Pi! [Not the latest]

From Tom’s Hardware:

There is no escaping Microsoft’s latest Flight Simulator. Beautiful visuals, a fully configurable world where we can control the weather and time of day. To run the latest version you need a beast of a PC (see our article Flight simulator performance benchmarks) , but if you are willing to compromise then you can simulate Microsoft Flight Simulator 4, from 1989, using your web browser. The Raspberry Pi 3 or 4 has enough power to run the simulation and it has a GPIO which, with a little Python code, we can use to interface real controls for our simulator experience.

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