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Microsoft Flight Simulator used in real Flight Schools?

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Hi,


I've heard that some flight schools allow students to maintain some of their required hours using Microsoft Flight Simulator. I have no idea if this is true but it brings up and interesting point.If this is true, this must mean that some aspect of Microsoft's Flight Simulator is accurate enough to provide real-world flight experience.So, here's my question. If MFS is truly being used by RL pilots, doesn't that mean there must be some driving sim (modified version of and existing racing sim game, of course) which would then provide some additional experience to, say, drivers ed classes in high school?The reason I'm thinking about this is that we have a real driving sim on campus and I have actually gotten to drive it. It's okay but I'd have to say that I honestly think the graphics are pretty cheesy and the driving model "feels" . . . well let's just say, less than convincing. The graphics are much better in F12001 and Colin Mcrae 2.0 and the cars feel more responsive and more convincing.So how good are these driving sim games and why does a $20 computer game look (and perhaps even feel) better than a multi-million dollar RL driving simulator?

Please help.

I didn't find the right solution from the Internet.
References:-
https://arstechnica.com/civis/viewtopic.php?t=843263
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Thanks!

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