Cowan Simulation Releases R66 for Microsoft Flight Simulator

Cowan Simulation has released its latest helicopter for Microsoft Flight Simulator, the R66. Announced just a month ago, this launch marks the sixth helicopter release for MSFS from Cowan, who has become one of the most prolific rotorcraft developers on the platform.

Cowan Simulations claims that the R66 has been developed considering real-world pilot feedback. The product uses the Microsoft Flight Simulator SDK, ensuring full compatibility and integration with the simulator without needing external flight models.

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The R66 comes with a variety of customization options, including 51 liveries. Additionally, CowanSim provides a paint kit in GIMP and Adobe Photoshop formats, along with a Blender model, which will be useful for those interested in creating custom liveries.

The package includes a detailed manual with clear instructions and answers to common questions regarding hardware bindings. An online manual and checklist are also available at

The complete feature list is available below and includes support for the popular GTN/GTNXi 650/750 from PMS50 and TDS, working circuit breakers, persistent state-saving, VR compatibility, and more.

The Cowan Simulation R66 is now available exclusively from, priced at $29.99. Xbox and PC Marketplace versions will also be available soon.

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  • Free Future Updates
  • Custom Bindable Throttle
  • All Default Bindings Work
  • Bindings Explained in Manual
  • Detailed Manual
  • Detailed Paint Kit
  • Persistence Saves Weight & Balance
  • Persistence Saves Options for Next Flight
  • Tested and Zeroed in by Real Pilots
  • Realistic Start-Up Procedure
  • Realistic Systems
  • Working Breakers
  • Animated Passengers
  • In 3D Cockpit Checklist
  • Side Storage Basket
  • Baggage and Crates
  • 3 Panel Variants (G530/GTN/GX3/Analog)
  • PMS GTN 650/750 Integration
  • TDS GTNXi 650/750 Integration
  • Solo Controls Optional
  • Emergency Floats
  • Optional Upper Window
  • Individually Removable Doors
  • Optional Windshield Visor
  • Working A/C
  • Exhaust Blur FX
  • Downwash FX
  • Vibration Animations
  • 51 Paint Jobs (liveries)
  • Dynamic Weight Options
  • Wwsie Fully Dynamic Sound Pack
  • Fully VR Ready
  • Realistic Flight Dynamics
  • Custom 3D Instruments
  • Detailed Night Lighting
  • Accurate 3D Modeling
  • 4/8K PBR Textures