Flight Journal: Flying in the P-51B on Combat Box

I joined YouTuber Wolfpack345 and a couple of others on the Combat Box server the other day to check out the P-51B in multiplayer. We attacked ground targets, got tangled up with some Ju88’s and had a bunch of fun. Here’s a few excerpts from our battles! RAF Mustang ground attack sortie For our first…

Aerosoft to release Twin Otter on the 19th

Microsoft Flight Sim fans have been waiting for Aerosoft’s DHC-6 Twin Otter for a long time and the wait is nearly over as we have a release date, features and price all ready to go on this aircraft that’s coming to both PC and Xbox. Release coming up Aerosoft’s highly anticipated Twin Otter will be…

What’s next for IL-2 Great Battles in 2022 and beyond?

Over the next six months, 1C Game Studios is set to deliver quite a bit of content for both IL-2: Battle of Normandy as well as Flying Circus and sprinkled in there are some Collector Planes and Vehicles too which will add to the experience. After that we don’t really know what comes next so…

Flight Journal: Mirage 2000C retraining and goal setting

Some of my earliest readers might remember that I took my first steps into DCS World’s full fidelity modules with the Mirage 2000C. It was a different sim and a different jet at the time and we’ve come a very long way since those early days. It seemed like the right moment to jump back…

DCS UH-60L Blackhawk mod is available to try

Another significant mod for DCS World has just come out and its a big one for helicopter fans as it brings to life the UH-60L Blackhawk helicopter. Let’s check it out! EFM flight model, beautiful visuals Released by my friend Cubeboy over on Skyward Flight Media yesterday, the mod is a team effort between a…

A330 trailer for X-Plane 12 is out!

Laminar Research has released a cinematic trailer featuring one of their new flyable aircraft, the Airbus A330, as a kind of teaser for X-Plane 12’s launch. Let’s have a look at the trailer and what we can learn about the aircraft in advance of the launch. Is it a “default” aircraft or something more? After…

DTOS bombing coming to DCS: F-16C

Another feature is being checked off the list for the DCS: F-16C – DTOS bombing and together with it we have an update from Matt Wagner. Also, if you look at the scenery, you’ll see a work in progress version of the DCS: South Atlantic. Let’s go! Bomb tossing The newest systems update for the…

Aerobask lays out X-Plane 12 plans and upgrade pathways

As we head towards the eventual release of X-Plane 12, many are asking if its worth spending any money on currently available materials until we know what the upgrade pathway is for X-Plane 12. Another developer, Aerobask, has laid out their plans for the upgrade pathway as well as their plans for their in-development aircraft…

Carenado’s Cessna Skymaster II now available for MSFS

There’s a surprising (to me) number of fans of Cessna’s push-pull propeller driven Skymaster II. Fans of the type are about to see their hopes realized as MSFS now has a flyable option. Carenado has been at work on this project for many months and now has finally released it to the Microsoft Flight Simulator…

MB-339, F4U, new AI aircraft DCS dev update

We have our first official DCS World news update for 2022 and it comes to us with a little bit of new information on a variety of projects including the MB-339, the F4U Corsair, plus a look at some very highly detailed AI 3D models for a future DCS World update. Let’s have a look!…