The AIR file extension is related to the Microsoft Flight Simulator a civil aircraft simulation computer game. The *.air file stores aircraft performance data.

There are 4 other file types using
the AIR file extension!

air icon.air - Adobe AIR rich Internet applications [common]

empty icon.air - SeeYou airspace data

empty icon.air - ZX Spectrum emulator input-recording format

empty icon.air - M.U.G.E.N animation file

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AIR file - Flight Simulator aircraft performance file

What is air file? How to open air files?

File type specification:

Game file type icon Game file type

The AIR file extension is also used by Microsoft Flight Simulator, a popular series of computer games for Windows.

An *.air file used in Flight Simulator contains saved aircraft performance.

The default software associated to air file type:

Microsoft Flight Simulator X icon

Microsoft Studios logoMicrosoft Flight Simulator X  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Studios

Microsoft Flight Simulator X is tenth and the latest version of Microsoft Flight Simulator series released by Microsoft Studios in 2006.

Microsoft Flight Simulator X is the culmination of nearly 25 years of the landmark Flight Simulator franchise—the most significant addition to date.

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .air file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .air file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open air file, edit air file, convert air file, view air file, play air file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Others air file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with air file - Flight Simulator aircraft performance file

Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Flight Simulator X. Microsoft Flight Simulator X uses air file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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