Aerobask is doing a DA50 RG and I’m excited!

While most of the Aerobask team are working on finishing off their high fidelity Falcon 8X business jet project, one of their artists is on task with a new aircraft and Aerobask designer “Yoyoz” let it slip on the X-Plane.org forums that they are indeed working on Diamond’s newest aircraft. Very cool! Introducing the DA50RG…

Flight Journal: WWI piloting is risky business

I get excited when, on Thursday nights, the Jasta5 Flugpark server fill with WWI flight sim enthusiasts. These classic aircraft battles are a world unto their own and that can make it extremely fun to participate. This Flight Journal episode seeks to highlight the fun in the challenge but also in defeat as things don’t…

MSFS Sim Update 6 imminent plus Carenado sale

This past Thursday’s Flight Simulator developer update comes with a reminder that the new Sim Update 6 is on its way and is coming next week. Let’s talk about that and how you can prepare for it. Plus, a Carenado Marketplace sale has been announced as well – the first of its kind in the…

IL-2 devs talk clouds, AQMG, Mosquito cockpit and mystery warbird!

This Friday developer diary update from the folks at 1C Game Studios has proven to be quite the interesting post with some fantastic new images showing off even more progress on their cloud technology, our first Mosquito cockpit images, and a mystery warbird mention. Let’s talk about this! Clouds improve What we’ve seen so far…

Big DCS update: Vulkan, F-16C, AMRAAM, Forrestal and more!

It’s news round-up time because we got a nice big dose of news about DCS World. Matt Wagner will be doing an interview PC Pilot Magazine, DCS World Weekend News is talking about Supercarrier, AIM-120 upgrades, Vulkan API, rendergraph, and multicore support, and Heatblur has shown us our clearest image of the soon to be…

New DCS World mission editor ‘draw tool’

Put this one in the quality of life category as Eagle Dynamics unveiled a very cool new feature for the DCS World mission editor – the ability to draw things! Yep. It may not sound cool but this is going to be a potentially very useful feature. From tank formations to frontlines and more A…

RAZBAM release new DCS: MiG-19 trailer

It’s been a while since I wrote about the DCS: MiG-19 (maybe I should change that) but today RAZBAM surprised with a new trailer for the MiG-19P “Farmer B.” And here it is! Trailer time! Here’s the new trailer. It’s style is very similar to their recent DCS: South Atlantic Map trailer and borrows plenty…

Review of Flying Circus Vol 2’s Pfalz D.XII

Underappreciated in real life, I set out to see if the Pfalz D.XII would be a type that could escape from the same shadow of its real life counterpart faced. A high performance fighter by the end of World War I standards, does the the Pfalz D.XII have the ability to compete with the very…

More screenshots of IL-2’s new clouds

I love when the development team themselves show off how excited they are about new features. There is genuine excitement in the most recent post by IL-2 Great Battles Executive Producer Jason Williams about the new cloud system. That excitement comes with some brand new screenshots too so let’s have a look! The forecast? Cloudy!…

A look at possible futures for IL-2 Great Battles

After Jason’s update on the current status of the IL-2 Sturmovik: Great Battles Series, I’ve started wondering (again) about what’s just a little beyond the horizon. I’m not alone as I’ve seen several conversations pop-up all across the community about what the longer range plans for Great Battles. It seems it is long past time…