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How To Easily Change Airplane Appearance In Microsoft Flight Simulator

Want to make you plane look different then here is an customization guide on how to change airplane appearance in Flight Simulator.

Liveries are the airplane skins in Microsoft Flight Simulator, you can change the appearance of your airplane to your wishes. If this is something that seems interesting enough to you, make sure to check the whole article on how to do it right here.


How To Change Airplane Appearance In Microsoft Flight Simulator

Microsoft Flight Simulator lets you travel the entire world from the comfort of your couch and this will enable you to travel far away distances and see the beauty our world has to offer. This new perspective help to see the world change but if you’re wishing to change the appearance or liveries of your airplane you can do that too.

  • As of right now, there are two ways in which you can change your airplane’s appearance in Microsoft Flight Simulator, first, you will need to enter the Menu, from there head over to Profile and then Hangar.
  • At the bottom, you will see an option called Liveries here you can customize how your plane looks to you and the rest of the players if you’re playing the game in Multiplayer mode.
  • The second method is to access the Liveries option through the Pre-Flight screen, just when you’re setting up the plan for the flight on the world map you will also get the option to change how your airplane looks.

How To Install New Liveries In Microsoft Flight Simulator

Since Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 is pretty new, there aren’t options to add new or customized liveries to your airplane but soon enough you will have the option to purchase more through the market place in the game or via third party sites.

How To Add Custom Liveries In Microsoft Flight Simulator

Liveries that you download need to go to the Community Folder to make sure that the new changes you wish to see reflected in the game if you’ve installed the game in the default location you should check out %localappdata%\Packages\Microsoft.FlightSimulator (random numbers indicating the path)\LocalCache\Packages.


If you’ve downloaded Microsoft Flight Simulator from Steam, you can find the same folder in %appdata%\Microsoft Flight Simulator\Packages\Community or the Steam library folder – \steamapps\common\Community.

This is all there is to know about how to change the liveries or appearance of your airplane in Microsoft Flight Simulator.