Amateur flight simulator building has quickly become one of the most intricate and tedious hobbies in the world. This hobby has been QUICKLY exploding, with new builders joining the ranks almost daily. It becomes interesting to see who inspired who, and who had a hand in creating what. I figured it would be a good idea to begin tracking this before the hobby got TOO big. Keep in mind that the persons listed in this history are not trained flight sim professionals, they are individuals who are building at home purely for the love of flying.
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The following diagram illustrates the order of the early "home" builders, and many of their contributions to the community. The following colors are used to delliniate various things:
Note: Builders listed in this history only include those that have made themselves visible in the hobby. Along the lines of the Wright Brothers, we cannot acknowledge those builders who have not made themselves known.