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Installation guide

Please follow the information on this page to install the FlyByWire Simulations A32NX addon for Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020

Last Update: July 5, 2021

Important Notice

All FlyByWire Simulations A32NX versions are now independent from the default A320neo.

We’d like to remind all users of the following two important changes:

The folder in the Community directory is now:

  • flybywire-aircraft-a320-neo

The airplane in the simulator is now titled:

  • FlyByWire Simulations - A320neo (LEAP)

Marketplace Version Incompatibility

The A32NX on the MSFS marketplace is incompatible with any of our installer / standalone versions.

You must choose one of the options below:

  • The marketplace version installed
  • One of the branches from our installer/website.

If you're an existing user and want to benefit from our regular updates, you should stay on the version you fly already or download using the options below to keep the plane up to date:


FlyByWire Installer

Download the new FlyByWire installer where you can select either the Stable, Development, or Experimental build. Our installer downloads and installs the mod directly into your community folder.

The following commands can be used:

Ctrl+F5 - Refreshes Installer

Ctrl+F12 - Opens the debug tool

You can send us logs to our Discord for support if you encounter issues with the installer. Please follow the steps below:

  • In the debug tool find and select Console in the top menu.

  • Right Click anywhere in the log displayed.

  • Click Save as and send the log to us.

Download Installer

Traditional Download Methods


How to download:

Current Stable Version - v0.6.1

Stable is our variant that has the least bugs and best performance. This version will not always be up to date but we gurantee its compatibility with each major patch from MSFS.

Download Stable

You can see the changelog on the releases page: View Here

How to download:

Development will have the latest features that will end up in the next stable. Bugs are to be expected.

It updates whenever something is added to the 'master' branch on GitHub.

Download Development

IMPORTANT: View information on Autopilot / Fly-By-Wire here

How to download:

This version is similar to the development version, but contains custom systems.

Experimental is currently on hold.

No support will be provided via Discord.

Download Experimental

IMPORTANT: view warnings and info for the experimental version here

Manual Installation

Please follow ALL steps in this section if you encounter any issues with installation before seeking support.

Open the zip that you downloaded from one of the links above, and drag the flybywire-aircraft-a320-neo folder inside the zip into your Community folder.

See below for the location of your Community folder:

Microsoft Store and/or Game Pass edition

  • Copy the flybywire-aircraft-a320-neo folder into your community package folder.

It is located in:

  • C:\Users\[YOURUSERNAME]\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.FlightSimulator_<RANDOMLETTERS>\LocalCache\Packages\Community.

Steam edition

  • Copy the flybywire-aircraft-a320-neo folder into your community package folder.

It is located in:

  • C:\Users\[YOUR USERNAME]\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft Flight Simulator\Packages\Community.

Boxed edition

  • Copy the flybywire-aircraft-a320-neo folder into your community package folder.

It is located in:

  • C:\Users\[YOUR USERNAME]\AppData\Local\MSFSPackages\Community.


If the above methods do not work:

  • You can find your community folder by going into Microsoft Flight Simulator general options and enabling developer mode. You will see a menu appear on top.
    • Go to tools and virtual file system.
    • Click on watch bases and your community folder will be listed in one of the folders.

If your issue is not related to installation visit - Reported Issues



More info A32NX Development Overview

SimBrief Airframe

SimBrief now has a dedicated airframe for the A320neo.

  • Select A20N - A320-251N for your aircraft type.

You may also select the FlyByWire Simulations SimBrief airframe with correct weights which is available below.

SimBrief Airframe Link Credits: @viniciusfont

Pilot ID can be found in the Optional Entries section of the Dispatch Options page.

Last update: July 5, 2021
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