Eagle Dynamics reveal DCS: Sinai, talk WWII Marianas

The map announcements and details keep flowing from the folks at Eagle Dynamics. This week, during their DCS World Weekend News update, they have revealed a new map from a new developer as well as revealed more details about their plans for their own WWII Marianas map. Let’s have a look! Heading to the Sinai…

Flight Journal: There and back again in Alaska

I done a couple of fun flights in Microsoft Flight Simulator recently taking to the skies in Alaska checking out some new scenery and putting in some more time behind the controls of SWS’ excellent Kodiak 100. This is also yet another break from my cross country tour of the US which I hope to…

Carenado ready to release PC-12 for MSFS

The Pilatus PC-12, a turboprop powered passenger and cargo aircraft, is getting its first representation in Microsoft Flight Simulator thanks to the efforts of aircraft maker Carenado. We have new details on the release date and some characteristically gorgeous screenshots. Coming in September The wait for this aircraft has been a bit longer than usual…

Flight Journal: Cutting through the Cajon Pass!

I’m back up in the air with SWS’ Kodiak 100 doing another flight. This time it’s in the SoCal region flying through the infamous Cajon Pass and into a very interesting airport. Here’s the whole story! Van Nuys takeoff I decided to start at KVNY Van Nuys Airport. This is an Orbx scenery that is…

Just Flight makes progress on F28 Fellowship

The classic 1960’s era Fokker F28 Fellowship short range airliner is being recreated by the folks at Just Flight and their latest update, coming to us several days ago now, shows off all of the detail work being put into the cockpit. Hundreds of lights Firmly rooted in the era before glass cockpits, Just Flight’s…

VIRPIL USA webstore is now open

VIRPIL, the makers of high-end flight sim peripherals have just announced that their new USA webstore is open. Here are some details you might want to know if you’re looking around at new flight sim hardware. New storefront VIRPIL makes some really great gear. I’ve had the opportunity to review several pieces including their excellent…

IRIS Simulations shows off PC-24

Business jet fans are about to get a little boost as third party aircraft maker IRIS Simulation has shown off some new screenshots of their still work in progress PC-24 for Microsoft Flight Simulator. New screenshots Released today via their Facebook page, IRIS Simulations is busy working on a couple of products right now with…

DCS World’s new Cold War niche

Sometimes a good thing comes together as part of a plan and sometimes they seem to just happen by accident. Calling the recent focus by third party developers and by the DCS flight sim community at large an accident may sound like a disparagement of what’s going on but I’d like to think the opposite….

DCS: MB-339

IndiaFoxtEcho are closing in on release of their DCS: MB-339 and a new update gives us an indication of just how close they are. Let’s have a look! Ready to release? According to the latest from IndiaFoxtEcho, provided to us in a new Facebook update, the MB-339 is in good shape and is close to…