Just Flight, the organiser and host of Flight Sim - a weekend event held at the RAF Museum Cosford in October since 2019 - has announced it will not proceed with the event this year.
The early decision comes on the same day the COVID-19 death toll in the United Kingdom rose to become the highest in Europe, where the event takes place.
"We're extremely sorry to have to announce that our planned two-day Flight Sim 2020 show, which was scheduled to take place in early October at the RAF Museum Cosford in the UK, has been cancelled," wrote Just Flight to their website.
"With the ongoing uncertainty about the possibility of large gatherings taking place this year, possible travel problems and all the other considerations which we're sure you're all aware of, we have sadly had to make the decision that hosting the show this year is simply not possible.
"With Flight Sim 2020 being a real highlight of our year, and one of the few occasions when the FS community can get together in person, we're all going to miss catching up with everybody this year.
"In the meantime, our best wishes to you all and we hope you are keeping well. We'll look forward to catching up with you all again before too long!"
Last year, more than two-thousand people attended the event, with more than thirty exhibitors presenting their hardware, software, and more across two days.
Big names such as Laminar Research, Orbx, Magknight, and more showcased their products and companies last year, and it was expected to be another bumper year for Just Flight's flagship convention.
The decision to cancel Flight Sim 2020 joins the likes of FlightSimExpo, who also cancelled their event this year as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
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