RAZBAM CEO teases ‘two weeks’ for DCS: F-15E

Tease or literal statement? We’ve got a new message out from RAZBAM CEO Ron Zambrano that seems to indicate that the DCS: F-15E Strike Eagle is near imminent release. Let’s have a look at the message and see what this is all about. Updated at 10:52 am with new information Two weeks? If you’ve traveled…

MSFS marks several milestones including 10-million pilots

There’s no doubt in my mind that Microsoft Flight Simulator is a gargantuan release of a flight sim that has breathed new life into the flight simulation world. Today, a post on FlightSimulator.com marks a number of milestones for the sim including news that the sim is now 10-million strong. Ten million? While Steam Charts…

F-15E NAVFLIR tutorial is out

It’s been several weeks since the last one but the temporary drought is over as RAZBAM have released a new tutorial video for their upcoming and hotly anticipated DCS: F-15E. This new tutorial goes over some key systems such as the NAVFLIR which anyone flying a night mission is going to love. Fly at night,…

iniBuilds releases P-40F Warhawk for MSFS

Just a few days ago I was reporting on the latest from iniBuilds including relaying some of the details behind their Microsoft Flight Simulator warbird project: the P-40F Warhawk. The wait was short because the aircraft has now released! Detailed warbird Making use of the latest CFD flight model for Microsoft Flight Simulator and coming…

Viggen update, F-14D hints and more from Heatblur

Heatblur have dropped a new update across all of their social media channels today with news and images about a significant upgrade to the DCS: AJS-37 Viggen for DCS World. The strike fighter is a fan favourite and has gotten a real boost in recent years with the renewed interest and emphasis on Cold War…

Unreal and NOR and future simulators from the Unreal engine

Back in November of last year, many of us began to learn about a simulation product called the NOR Platform. The simulator came with an impressive trailer sporting top notch visuals and packing in the kind of details that you might expect from a next generation flight sim product. It’s back on the scene recently…

iniBuilds MSFS A310 status update, P-40F launch announcement, more

The folks at iniBuilds and iniSimulations made a pretty big splash together with the team at Microsoft and Asobo by offering their A310 simulation on Microsoft Flight Simulator’s 40th Anniversary update for free. This gives the sim its own default high fidelity simulation of an airliner and it sounds like that’s not the end of…

X-Plane 12 release candidate 2 is out

We’re beyond beta testing now with X-Plane 12 as the sim has emerged from beta and is now into the release candidate stage. Laminar Research are wrapping up the last pieces of the puzzle before release and are now testing candidates for the final 12.0 release of X-Plane. There have been a few bumps in…

Multi-threading for DCS update

The quest for superior visuals, systems and flight modeling depth, and making this all operate smoothly at 4K resolutions and on VR headsets is one that offers a challenge for all fight sim developers. DCS has struggled at times over the years to achieve all of this at once and that has lead for many…

Seven variants of the IAR 80/81 coming to IL-2

I was already excited to see the IAR 80 and 81 series coming to the IL-2 Great Battles Series but my excitement has jumped up a notch as the team at 1CGS has revealed that this Collector Plane is coming packed with quite a few variants. We’ll get into it with this latest update. Seven!…