IL-2 unleashes trio of new pre-orders: IAR-80/81, Churchill, and StuG III!

Next year promises to introduce some very interesting and exciting new content for the IL-2 Great Battles series as 1CGS announces three new pre-order products for us to buy. Two new Collector Vehicles, the Churchill Mark IV and the StuG III Ausf.G were announced together with the IAR-80/81 which was part of an earlier announcement…

The future of simulation? What is the NOR Platform?

You might have already heard some buzz about a new simulator out there in the world and it’s true. The NOR Platform was unveiled at an industry trade show and it showcases a series of scenes of modern combat aircraft including several shots from the cockpit of an F-16 and a Eurofighter Typhoon. So what…

SimWorks Studios announces launch date for MSFS Kodiak

I’ve had my eye on SimWorks Studios and their Quest Kodiak for Microsoft Flight Simulator. The developer studio is putting the finishing touches on their Kodiak and have announced a release date as well as release plans for the different variants of the Kodiak. Let’s have a look! Kodiak coming to MSFS The Quest Kodiak…

DCS: AH-64 needs a little more time, delayed to early 2022

Those hyped and ready to start flying around the DCS: AH-64D this holiday season are going to find themselves a little disappointed as the premier U.S. Army attack helicopter is being pushed back a few weeks into January. Let’s check out the latest status report. Now releasing in 2022 With just five weeks left in…

More visual details of the RAZBAM DCS: F-15E revealed

RAZBAM CEO Ron Zambrano posted a short video clip showing the work in progress DCS: F-15E Strike Eagle project with some new visual details of the jet. Let’s have a quick look! Inside and out Advertising the visual quality done by artist Tim Taylor, Ron Zambrano from RAZBAM was on Twitter yesterday with a short…

Black Friday sale round-up!

In the United States, it’s Thanksgiving today and its one of the biggest holiday celebrations in that country and what follows immediately after is the massive pre-Christmas sale that is known as Black Friday. The phenomenon has, thanks to e-commerce, spread around the world and there are an immense number of sales on in the…

Aerobask’s DA62 gets a big update

One of my favourite GA aircraft for X-Plane 11 is the excellent Aerobask DA62 and I am very excited today because it has just seen a big update. This Diamond twin engine aircraft is easily one Aerobask’s best aircraft for X-Plane 11 and is also one of their most popular according to the developers so…

Eagle Dynamics briefly details future DCS: F/A-18C Hornet plans

While a lot of emphasis in the fast jet department at Eagle Dynamics is focused on the DCS: F-16C Viper project, we have learned that Eagle Dynamics still has people working on the DCS: F/A-18C Hornet and thanks to an update from last weekend (that I missed), we now know what the roadmap ahead looks…

Reviewing Flying Circus Vol 2’s Bréguet 14.B2

Flying Circus Vol 2’s newest aircraft is the Bréguet 14.B2 and this French designed bomber and reconnaissance aircraft is well worth a look. What’s it like to fly and how does it operate in combat? I have a look! A bit of history A bit of history usually helps understand the aircraft itself and that…