Turn based air combat with Scramble: Battle of Britain

If you’re a fan of air combat and are looking for something a bit different, you may want to keep your eye on Scramble: Battle of Britain from Slitherine. This in development title focuses on the mechanics of air combat and it may even help with your IL-2 and DCS flying. Let’s have a look!…

VIRPIL MT-50CM3 first impressions and your questions answered

This is part two of my three-part series reviewing the VPC MongoosT-50CM3 Throttle throttle. I’ve been using the new throttle for a couple of weeks now and it’s time to put together some of my first impressions. From out of the box to first flights The first thing that strikes me about the CM3 throttle…

DCS: Mi-24P Hind first impressions

The DCS: Mi-24P Hind is out and I’ve had a few hours with the helicopter now which means its time to write a bit about my first impressions with this new module. Makes a great first impression The Hind really makes a great first impression. A quick look around the cockpit and then at the…

Flight sim news round-up for June 19th

Another week has passed by and as usual there’s a few news stories that I haven’t had a chance to write about yet so here they are all rounded up. Orbx offers Iceland mesh for free A nice little surprise for Microsoft Flight Simulator fans as Orbx offers their Iceland Mesh product for free. This…

DCS summer sale is on!

Eagle Dynamics’ summer sale is on and there are plenty of discounts ready and available to add to your DCS hangar and for how long. Here’s what’s available! Summer sale is here The DCS World summer sale has started and between today, June 18th and July 12th (at 15:00 UTC), you’ll be able to take…

Team Fusion talks future of IL-2: Desert Wings including VR

The folks at Team Fusion Simulations have started a new developer diary format which will seek to provide monthly status updates on IL-2 Sturmovik: Desert Wings including what their plans are for the future. We’ve got our first taste of this new diary update format and it brings with it some notable news for fans…

World Update V: Nordics out today, plus MSFS coming to Xbox July 27

Microsoft Flight Simulator World Update V is out and this one covers the Nordic countries of Europe with dozens of new landmarks, custom airports, and improvements to scenery all over the place. We’re also learning more about the Xbox release that is coming July 27. Let’s dig into the details! World Update V Rugged terrain…

Heatblur talks Bounce, Burble and Orbits with DCS: F-14

DCS World third party developer Heatblur posted an update today talking about some updates that have come out with today’s open beta patch for the DCS: F-14. The headline? Bounce, Burble and Orbits! Let’s learn what that is all about. Bounce? Burble? Orbit? So what is Heatblur talking about and what have they added to…

PMDG announce DC-6 release date for MSFS

PMDG is one of the better known airliner makers for FSX and X-Plane and any time they announce a product or a release, it’s big news and this one is relatively big. PMDG have announced the date of their DC-6 airliner for Microsoft Flight Simulator and it’s soon! Here’s what we know! Coming June 18!…

DCS: Mi-24P Hind released! Plus content round-up

We’re here! We’ve made it! The hype for DCS: Mi-24P Hind has been building over the last several days and weeks and now it’s time for Eagle Dynamics to take the wrapper off and open up the DCS: Mi-24P to everyone on the open beta. Let’s take a look! Hind ready to ascend The legendary…