• Which the release of FS2020 we see an explosition of activity on the forun and of course we are very happy to see this. But having all questions about FS2020 in one forum becomes a bit messy. So therefore we would like to ask you all to use the following guidelines when posting your questions:

    • Tag FS2020 specific questions with the MSFS2020 tag.
    • Questions about making 3D assets can be posted in the 3D asset design forum. Either post them in the subforum of the modelling tool you use or in the general forum if they are general.
    • Questions about aircraft design can be posted in the Aircraft design forum
    • Questions about airport design can be posted in the FS2020 airport design forum. Once airport development tools have been updated for FS2020 you can post tool speciifc questions in the subforums of those tools as well of course.
    • Questions about terrain design can be posted in the FS2020 terrain design forum.
    • Questions about SimConnect can be posted in the SimConnect forum.

    Any other question that is not specific to an aspect of development or tool can be posted in the General chat forum.

    By following these guidelines we make sure that the forums remain easy to read for everybody and also that the right people can find your post to answer it.

C++/CLR Windows Forms


Staff member
Resource contributor
Visual Studio Community 2017 is free. One of the drawbacks of C++ is the lack of Windows forms. To duplicate forms in C++ is extremely tedious. But there is an extention available that gives us back this power:


This allows us to use managed C++ with forms. Most simple C++ programs convert easily to Managed C++ by just changing the compiler directives. Google IJW (it just works).

Force FSW Slew.png

Code included. For FSW, compiled as 64-bit. Alter the shortcut property to add the 'Start in' path to the root folder of FSW.


  • C++_FSWSlew.zip
    230.9 KB · Views: 239