What are the best PS4 flying games?

Perhaps, one of the reasons why some people are hooked with flight simulation games is that their fantasy of becoming part of a different world is fulfilled. Brace yourselves and get your war planes ready to take off with this list of PS4 flying games. 

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    #1Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown

    Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown

    Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown puts you inside the cockpit of aircraft where there are dogfighting, air battles, and flying features that will keep you playing on your PS4.

    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4

    $59.99

    Pigmistery One
    Written on February 26, 2019
    "been playing all day, fast paced when you reach the battles especially "ground forces" the VR aspect is separate from the main campaign but still worth it, as it gives the game a more real feel in VR. i just love skimming over the ground at 600kts, graphics are great for an action flight simulator "
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    #2Kerbal Space Program

    Kerbal Space Program

    Kerbal Space Program is a sandbox science and space simulation video game developed by Squad and published by Private Division. It can be played on Microsoft Windows and macOS computers, and on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One gaming consoles.

    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Mac

    $39.99

    Abhinav Chavan
    Written on September 25, 2018
    "This is a perfect game for Kids aspiring to become an astronaut or even those who just want to build space crafts. Because of this game, Maynor, my kid, became interested in reaching the outer space and making a spaceship."
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    #3Eagle Flight

    Eagle Flight

    Eagle Flight is a simulation video game for PS4 set on a post-apocalyptic period in Paris with the eagle as the main character defending its territories from rivals.

    Games

    PlayStation 4, Windows

    $19.99

    Steven Wagner
    Written on May 28, 2019
    "Out of all the PS4 flying games that are out there, this one has the most legit VR experience with good core mechanics. It's actually more than just a flying sim game if you really get into it. Highly recommended!"

DID YOU KNOW?

Did you know that pilots from the early 20th century already used high-tech flight simulators? Link Aviation Devices founder Edwin Link released the Link Pilot Trainer in 1929. The Link Pilot Trainer was a series of flight simulators that fighter pilots used during World War 2. The simulator was so effective that Air Marshal Robert Leckie, the wartime Chief of Staff of the RAF, stated that the "Luftwaffe met its Waterloo on all the training fields of the free world where there was a battery of Link Trainers."

Link spent 18 months to build his simulator using equipment from his father's factory. He used the simulator for his flight school and was selected as a replacement trainer for the US Army Air Corps. The replacement was brought about by the Air Mail Scandal wherein 12 pilots died within 78 days due to inexperience. After its tenure as trainer for mail-carriers, it was later chosen for fighter pilots. It was used by fighter pilots from the USA, Australia, Canada, UK, and the USSR. There are plenty of flight simulators and flying games for pilot trainees and hobbyists. These games often help these trainees and hobbyists feel the sensation of aviation.

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    #4Island Flight Simulator

    Island Flight Simulator

    Island Flight Simulator is a video game with more than one hundred transport missions that are set in an archipelago with 12 exotic islands. This game can be played on the PlayStation 4 console with the user being the freight pilot.

    Games

    PlayStation 4

    $9.99

    Jane Howell
    Written on March 26, 2018
    "Island Flight Simulator isn't the best PS4 flying game out there. While I think that the price is reasonable, the graphics just aren't that great. I can't recommend this one."
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    #5InnerSpace

    InnerSpace

    InnerSpace is an adventure simulation video game developed by PolyKnight Games and was published by Aspyr. The game was set in a world with no horizon, called the Inverse. It was released on January 16, 2018, for multiple gaming platforms.

    Games

    Playstation 4, Windows, Mac

    $19.99

    Samuel Flores
    Written on September 25, 2018
    "C'mon guys! It's just a new game. Let's give it some time to before more people can play. I think this game can be a little bit higher on the rank. Four and a half stars for this new game."
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    #6Blue Angels Aerobatic Flight Simulator

    Blue Angels Aerobatic Flight Simulator

    Blue Angels Aerobatic Flight Simulator is a flight simulator game. I was developed and distributed by RORTOS and could be downloaded online through PSN. It features a simulation where you can feel what it is like going at 400mph.

    Games

    PlayStation 4, iOS

    Free

    Eric Jiang
    Written on May 28, 2019
    "This is one of a few ps4 flight simulator games you'll find out there with great planes and all that pilots like me need "
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    #7Strike Suit Zero

    Strike Suit Zero

    Strike Suit Zero, an indie sci-fi space shooter and flying game for PlayStation 4 will test your dogfighting skills in huge fleet battles for the future of the cosmos.

    Games

    Windows, Mac, PlayStation 4

    $19.99

    Thomas Pearson
    Written on March 20, 2019
    "The combat in this game is top-notch. Should be rank higher imo. Haven't been hooked to a game like this for a while. Great Ps4 flight simulator game for those who love that kind of genre if you ask me"
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    #8Air Conflicts: Pacific Carriers

    Air Conflicts: Pacific Carriers

    Air Conflicts: Pacific Carriers is an arcade flight simulation game set in the Pacific scenario of the World War 2. You will play as Lucas Stark, a pilot from the US Navy fighting against the terrible Japanese Zeros. 

    Games

    PlayStation 4

    $19.99

    Linda Hernandez
    Written on March 27, 2018
    "This game has fantastic controls and is definitely worth checking out. The plot or whatever isn't the point; it's very much focused on the game play itself and the joy of flight."
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    #9Air Conflicts: Secret Wars

    Air Conflicts: Secret Wars

    Air Conflicts: Secret Wars is an arcade flight simulation video game set in historical locations of WWI and WWII. You will pilot more than 20 different types of aircraft on 49 missions such as defense, attack, rescue, and more.

    Games

    PlayStation 4

    $29.99

    Henry Ortega
    Written on March 14, 2018
    "My PS4 had not been used recently. I wanted to play a game but was bored with my existing library. I was browsing games and chose Air Conflicts: Secret Wars. I like the arcade style gameplay. It was not as hard as simulator games I had played in the past. The planes are awesome and I had a lot of fun playing."
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    #10Elite Dangerous

    Elite Dangerous

    Elite Dangerous is a flying game for PS4 released in 2015, that let players explore an open-world cutthroat galaxy where players battle it out for freedom and glory.

    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4

    $29.99

    Aarav Balasubramanium
    Written on May 28, 2019
    "It is what it is, a great fight simulator that I play on ps4. Not really the most hype and entertaining flight simulator but definitely worth playing"
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    #11Gunjack

    Gunjack

    Gunjack is an action arcade shooter that was developed and published by CCP Games. It is can be played in Virtual Reality via PlayStation 4, Oculus Rift, Samsung Gear VR, and HTC Vive headsets. It has intuitive controls and VR experience.

    Games

    Gear VR, Windows, Playstation 4, Oculus Rift

    $4.99

    Paul Mendoza
    Written on May 28, 2019
    "Been waiting so long for a VR game that I can play in my PS4 with a flying feel to it! Cool!"
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    #12Air Conflicts: Vietnam

    Air Conflicts: Vietnam

    Air Conflicts: Vietnam is a flight simulation war game for PlayStation 4. The game was set in the Vietnam War. It was developed by bitComposer Games and distributed by Majesco Entertainment and it has an ESRB rating of Teen.

    Games

    PlayStation 4

    $14.99

    Jerry Huang
    Written on June 28, 2018
    "I played and I felt like in Vietnam War scene, really. As a  fan of Air Conflicts series,  this is my least favorite. "
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    #13War Thunder

    War Thunder

    War Thunder is a cross action between aircraft, air battles, and tanks in World War II. The combined forces of all elements make War Thunder a good flying game for PS4.

    Games

    PlayStation 4, Windows, Mac

    Free

    Zhao Huang
    Written on June 28, 2018
    "I'm looking for flying games and when I discovered this, it became my favorite game. the graphics of the game is what I like the most together with some tactics while flying. "

Summary

Best What are the best PS4 flying games
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Ace Combat 7: Skies UnknownGames 3 Paid
2Kerbal Space ProgramGames 1 Paid
3Eagle FlightGames 0 Paid
4Island Flight SimulatorGames -1 Paid
5InnerSpaceGames -1 Paid
6Blue Angels Aerobatic Flight SimulatorGames -1 Free
7Strike Suit ZeroGames -2 Paid
8Air Conflicts: Pacific Carriers Games -2 Paid
9Air Conflicts: Secret WarsGames -3 Paid
10Elite DangerousGames -3 Paid
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