Microsoft Flight (PC)
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Microsoft Flight (PC)

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There are a maximum of 38 Microsoft Flight (PC) achievements (18 without DLC) worth 4,264 (1,275)

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Backwards in Microsoft Flight (PC)

Backwards135 (50)

Online/Offline - These achievements can be obtained in either an online or offline mode.Single Player - These achievements can be obtained by a single player. Land a fixed wing aircraft backwards.

Achievement Guide for Backwards

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igor5618
578,654 (292,681)
igor5618
Achievement won on 22 Mar 12
TA Score for this game: 4,264
Posted on 22 March 12 at 11:04, Edited on 05 May 12 at 09:50
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You can do this with one of free planes (Stearman is better for this).

Teleport to top of Hawaii main island upper mountain when observatory is (Mauna Kea) and try to land on one of smaller hills next to observatory. Set throttle to zero, turn off engine then turn it on again while throttle still at 0 and you will start driving back.
if you are lucky enough, drive onto some bump you can be kicked up enough so game will mark this as landing backwards.

I got mine chieevo this way on Stearman. Credits for method goes to 'XELOS vehicles' from x360a.
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rekikire x360a
481,781 (326,960)
rekikire x360a
Achievement won on 03 Mar 12
TA Score for this game: 4,264
Posted on 03 March 12 at 00:55
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The final Maule landing challenge has you landing on a small concrete block at the observatory. You have a 60 kt wind to contend with.

Head past the landing zone and turn into the headwind with full throttle and full flaps. This will give you about 80 kt airspeed with 20 kt groundspeed because of the headwind.

Work your way towards the landing zone correcting for the gusts of wind which will throw your Maule around. When you get past the landing zone reduce your throttle slowly. When your airspeed drops below 60 kt keep the throttle at that point. You will now slowly head backwards towards the landing zone. While you are heading backwards slowly reduce your altitude, you should then touch down on the landing pad moving backwards and the achievement will unlock.
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Sashamorning
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Sashamorning
Achievement won on 18 Aug 13
TA Score for this game: 460
Posted on 18 August 13 at 18:15
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This was a weird unlock for me.

I was heading toward Lihue airstrip on Kaua'i, heading northwest. I decided to "travel by map" and warp there. I selected the airstrip and chose to take off from there. The achievement popped, probably because the strip was facing the other way from the direction I was traveling. The game saw I was flying, then parked in the opposite direction.

I was wondering how the heck I was going to get this, but there is was, and 50 unexpected GS to boot. I'll take it!
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Capta1n0bvious3
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Capta1n0bvious3
Achievement won on 20 May 13
TA Score for this game: 4,264
Posted on 20 May 13 at 21:55
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I read all the guides and tried them. Actually I didn't try the challenge one( it wasn't unlocked for me yet), but that gave me an idea.
I set the weather to stormy and used the Stearman. I set it to take off at the biggest airstrip on Hawaii. As soon as I spawned I hit the brakes (X) and got the achievement. If you put the weather on stormy it says there are high winds. I guess the wind blew me just enough to move the plane backwards. When I stopped it registered as a landing. Go figure. But it did get me 50GS. It should for you too.
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DigitalDemigod
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DigitalDemigod
Achievement won on 19 Oct 13
TA Score for this game: 363
Posted on 19 October 13 at 20:44, Edited on 20 October 13 at 03:25
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Here's how I did this:

Free Flight, Stormy Weather. Take Off from Bradshaw AAF. Stearman

I turned the plane slowly until I was facing into the wind (this may not have made too much difference for what ended up happening). I drove off the runway very slowly (less than 15% throttle) into a tree. I was positioned so that the tree was in front of the left wings.

This part was done pretty quickly: I punched throttle all the way up to 100%, the plane starts to go but is caught on the tree, it lifts off the ground a bit, I drop throttle to 0, the plane is caught on the tree so it rotates around the tree enough that when it touches back down again you have basically landed backwards.
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