DCS: Mosquito likely to arrive tomorrow

We have news today that Eagle Dynamics are planning a Friday open beta patch and that the patch will include early access release of the DCS: Mosquito! Here’s the latest! Mossie time! De Haviland’s “Wooden Wonder,” the Mosquito, from World War II is about to make it’s way into DCS World with the impending early…

Thranda report their new PZL-104 Wilga nearly ready for X-Plane 11 launch

One of X-Plane 11’s best developers, Thranda, have taken the wraps off their latest project. Moving on from success with the Kodiak Quest and DHC-2 Beaver, their next aircraft is the PZL-105MA Wilga 2000. Let’s have a look! Progress to completion PZL-104 Wilga is a Polish made STOL utility aircraft. About 1,000 of these aircraft…

A DCS World story in the face of adversity

This is going to be a different story than the typical news or editorials that I post here on Stormbirds.blog. Life can be stressful. A lot of sim pilots, myself included, really appreciate the power that sims have to take you out of reality for a little while and into something that is engrossing, challenging…

IL-2 September promo codes offer 50% off!

The weather is starting to cool off here in the northern hemisphere just a little and that seems like a good opportunity for another sale for the IL-2 Sturmovik: Great Battles Series this time with some promo codes in their webstore. Half off almost everything From today until September 30th, everyone will have two promo…

Mossie Monday is here with a new taxi and takeoff tutorial

Sunstag Ancient Gamer is back with a new tutorial on the DCS Mosquito FB VI with the latest video focused on everything that you need to know to taxi and takeoff in the Mossie. Get ready to takeoff From final pre-takeoff checks to taxi and takeoff technique, the latest tutorial video has all of the…

A look at Big Radial’s Nieuport 17

The fine folks at Big Radials sent me an review copy of the Nieuport 17 for Microsoft Flight Simulator for me to write a review on. I loved the work they did with their P-40B with a very accessible and fun warbird recreation and I was expecting more of the same with the Nieuport. However,…

More details about IL-2’s Ju88C-6

Of all of the aircraft coming with IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle of Normandy, the Ju88C-6 is probably the one with the least amount of understanding around it, how it was used, and how it fits into the history of the battle. I’ll admit that my own knowledge was somewhat limited too. Fortunately, lots of information has…

Aerges provides update on Mirage F1 project

I’ve been waiting and hoping to hear about what Aerges has been up to all summer and now we have a very good update from the team showing off the current state of their F1 project with some hints at the near future. F1 time? Aerges update includes that the developers have been working on…

Jason Williams addresses some longstanding IL-2 issues

In recent weeks and months there have been many comments around some key features in the IL-2 Sturmovik: Great Battles Series. Some of those comments have bubbled over into some heated arguments and an update on what the team was doing about them seemed to be a necessity. That is just what we’ve got with…