How to Play a Replay in FSX

By Joshua Phillips

Updated September 22, 2017

"Microsoft Flight Simulator X," or FSX, is a flight-simulation game released for the PC in 2006. FSX is always recording a user's gameplay, allowing users to view replays of their flights at all times. The game records only the last 100 seconds of gameplay, however. It replay feature can help a user determine, for example, why a landing went wrong by allowing him to view the details of the landing. Learning how to watch a replay is integral for a user to improve his FSX skills.

Press "P" to pause the game.

Press "Alt" to make the main menu visible. Click "Options" from the menu at the top of the screen. Click "Instant Replay" from the drop-down menu.

Click the arrows next to Replay Length and Replay Speed to set the speed of the replay and the length of time you wish to see.

Click "OK" to view your replay.


Press "Esc" at any time to exit the replay and return to the game.