Microsoft Flight Simulator

Version 2004.


Application Details:

Version: 2004
License: Retail
Votes: 6
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 6.15-staging

Maintainers: About Maintainership

Test Results

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What works

Mostly everything.

What does not

There are several graphic glitches, you will need to switch view options to avoid the glitches when it occurs.

First line repeated in the textboxes when selecting aircraft and airport.
Sometimes it hangs while loading the flight and when it occurs we need to create another wineprefix in order to be able to play again.


For the graphical glitches: you will need to switch view options to avoid the glitches when it occurs.

What was not tested

Newer wine version (3.0 devel)

Hardware tested


  • GPU: Intel
  • Driver: proprietary

Additional Comments

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowManjaro Linux 21.1Sep 01 20216.15-stagingYes Yes YesSilvernoa body 
CurrentMac OS X 10.11 "El Capitan"Jan 05 20182.0.4Yes Yes YesSilverCaio F 
ShowMac OS X 10.11 "El Capitan"Jan 05 20182.0.4Yes Yes YesSilverCaio F 
ShowopenSUSE Tumbleweed (rolling release)Apr 02 20161.9.7Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 
ShowLinux Mint 17 "Qiana"Jul 16 20151.6.2Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
219 Programs refuse to run because of safedisc copy-protection CLOSED FIXED View
4066 Online Play Doesn't Work (DirectPlay) NEW View
7176 MS Flightsimulator 2004 crashs CLOSED FIXED View
7777 Wine crashes upon selecting a particular installed font via font select dialog CLOSED FIXED View
12923 GTR2 graphics are seen through or invisible CLOSED FIXED View
12973 QIP: Does not work CLOSED FIXED View
16064 Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004 crashes on startup CLOSED DUPLICATE View
17121 MS-FS9: Does not start/render more than once CLOSED DUPLICATE View
18808 Microsoft FlightSimulator 9 (2004): surface errors and missing textures CLOSED FIXED View
23471 Menubar collapses giving no chance to enter menus CLOSED DUPLICATE View

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HowTo / Notes

4 CD installation
For 4 CDs installation, ignore automount in /media and manually u/mount each CD: sudo mount /dev/sr0 /cdrom sudo umount /dev/sr0 /cdrom start not from inside the cdrom dir: wine /cdrom/FS*/Setup.exe after the install is finished use winetricks to install directplay add the default automount cdrom drive /media... to: winecfg --> add app FS9 (by Michael)