CowanSim 500E

for Microsoft Flight Simulator
This purchase will earn you 23 Orbs!

There is a start-up checklist located in the main folder to get you going from a cold and dark start. You can also access options, like the passengers and more, from the weight and balance window.

This is an early version. We will take feedback and update accordingly. Expect MS Marketplace for PC and Xbox along with other reseller purchase options to be available at a later date.

Due to the limitations of the sim right now, you will have to use a mouse or VR controller for the throttle. Hardware bindings will be updated by Asobo and we will implement the code in an update after that. The rotor linkage animation for cyclic is a WIP and we would like to get the cyclic math finished soon. This is version 1.00, so expect updates after feedback is received. We keep our products up to date, so you can count on us!

Take a look at this article about what to expect in March:


  • 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 the Next Flight
  • Tested and Zeroed in by Real Pilots
  • Realistic Start-Up Procedure
  • Realistic Systems
  • Working Breakers
  • 2 Panel Variants (G530/430/GTN/GX3/Analog)
  • PMS GTN 650/750 Integration
  • TDS GTNXi 650/750 Integration -Floats
  • Front and Rear Removeable Doors
  • Functional Windshield Visors
  • Optional Exhaust Blur FX
  • Optional Downwash FX
  • Vibration Animations
  • Pilots & Passengers
  • 63 Paint Jobs (liveries)
  • Dynamic Weight Options
  • Functional and Bindable Spot/Search Light
  • Spray Kit (static model)
  • Animated Cineflex Camera
  • Wwsie Fully Dynamic Sound Pack
  • Fully VR Ready
  • Realistic Flight Dynamics
  • 4K PBR Textures
  • Custom 3D instruments
  • Detailed Night Lighting
  • Accurate 3D Modeling
  • 4K PBR Textures
Purchase $47.33 AUD
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US$30.37 | €28,47 | £24.55



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User Guide



You will need Orbx Central to download and install this product. Orbx Central runs on Windows 7+, macOS and Linux. An internet connection is also required.

The download size of this product is 747.35 MB. It uses 2.63 GB when installed.

Supported Simulators

This product is compatible with the following simulators:

  • Microsoft Flight Simulator

Supported Operating Systems

This product is compatible with the following operating systems:

  • Windows