An overview of the MSFS February Q&A stream

Hosted yesterday and made available for replay today, Microsoft and Asobo held their first Developer Stream of 2023. It packed in a ton of news and information about the sim itself as well as content that is coming down the pipeline. Content including the New Zealand World Update, the AN-2 and DHC-4, as well as…

1CGS announces Typhoon campaign: Wings over Caen

A new free campaign for IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle of Normandy is on the way. Titled ‘Wings over Caen,’ this historically-based scripted campaign is intended to give us a thrilling experience with the Typhoon over the Normandy map during the heyday of its use as a close air support aircraft. Let’s have a look! Typhoon triumphant…

DCS: F-15E pre order delayed, release unaffected

RAZBAM CEO Ron Zambrano took to Twitter today to report that although the early access release date is unaffected, the pre order sale will begin slightly later than previously announced. Slight delay Reporting on Twitter about the delay, Ron Zambrano reported that the long awaited and highly anticipated simulation of the F-15E Strike Eagle will…

iniBuilds are making the AN-225 for Microsoft Flight Simulator

Today’s Flight Simulator Q&A was chalk full of exciting news for the upcoming year. Among them was news about the inclusion of the famous Antonov AN-225, largest transport aircraft in the world, to the sim. The aircraft was famously and tragically destroyed at its home base of Hostomel Airport near Kiev during the Russian invasion…

Learn the DCS: Mosquito with the Air Combat Tutorial Library

Fans of the IL-2 Battle of Stalingrad series will known this resource well. Requiem and the Air Combat Tutorial Library are a go-to of knowledge about aircraft in that series, however, in the last couple of years Requiem has been expanding into DCS World with tutorials and support material to help people learn several DCS…

DCS: F-15E radar tutorial part 2

The second part of the RAZBAM DCS: F-15E Strike Eagle radar tutorial is now out and ready for everyone to listen in on. This one talks about STT (or single target track) and TWS (or track while sc can) air to air modes. TWS & STT The F-15E is very much a multi-role fighter jet….

Heatblur announces Reforger II campaign for DCS F-14

Heatblur’s Reforger II campaign promises lots of high octane action for the DCS: F-14 Tomcat announced today by Heatblur. Check it out! Continue the story Picking up where the first Reforger campaign left off, part two of this campaign features 7-missions flying over the Syria map in DCS World. It’s a free campaign that Heatblur…

Flight Journal: Taking to the skies in the PMDG 737 part one

One of my 2023 goals has been to finally learn an airliner. I had a pretty good run with the default A320neo that came with Microsoft Flight simulator in a cross Canada challenge. But now I want to take it a bit further and learn a high fidelity version. I’ve just plonked down some cash…

Flight Journal: Teamwork on Rotorheads with the Black Shark 3

I was on popular DCS World PvE helicopter server ‘Rotorheads’ today with friend and flight sim developer Jon (developer of Roger Meatball and working on some other exciting projects these days) to put our helicopter skills to good use tackling the enemy forces with our combined efforts. Teamwork, firepower, some close calls, and unfortunate events…

CowanSim releases 500E for MSFS

New helicopters are slowly starting to arrive in Microsoft Flight Simulator and CowanSim’s latest helicopter to make the jump from X-Plane is the CowanSim 500E. It’s just been released on the company website with a lag time anticipated for its arrival in the marketplace. Here’s what has just become available! Small and zippy From what…