Sim Works Studio’s Kodiak 100 for MSFS full review

Modern construction, a glass cockpit, and a Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6 turboprop engine combined with short field performance, multi-role versatility, and a really cool name. Daher’s Kodiak 100 is a modern day bushplane with power and attitude. Sim Works Studios sought to bring that aircraft to life in Microsoft Flight Simulator and after several…

1CGS wants your help to update their Battle of Stalingrad info

Battle of Stalingrad was released back in 2014 in what feels like many ages ago. Since then the whole Great Battles Series has seen a series of transformations to the core fundamentals improving the overall look of the series. Now, 1CGS is asking for the community to submit their best screenshots. Screenshots A post by…

Aerobask updates DR401 for X-Plane 12

X-Plane aircraft maker Aerobask has updated their infamous Robin DR401 to X-Plane 12 standards and, as with the previous iteration, this is a free airplane ready to be downloaded and flown at any time. Let’s have a look! Free GA excellence When the default X-Plane 11 aircraft were feeling a little dated back when I…

Sim Update 10 comes tomorrow, plus nVidia DLSS video

It’s official, Microsoft Flight Simulator Sim Update 10 is coming tomorrow, September 21st. The new update will pack in a variety of new features including support for nVidia DLSS which gets a short trailer to show it off. Sim Update 10 is coming! This new update is promising to be packed full of new items….

Is your IL-2 “CTDing” on startup? (Updated)

On Friday of last week, I noticed a few people reporting that IL-2 Great Battles was crashing on start-up. I even tried to troubleshoot the problem with a few people without success. Since then the number of posts that I’ve seen has shot up dramatically with the only common denominator being that they access IL-2…

IL-2 aircraft review: Gotha G.V and Handley-Page O/400

This one is a double feature review as I have a look at Flying Circus Vol. 2’s Gotha G.V and Handley Page O/400 heavy bombers. Both aircraft are remarkably similar in their performance and overall configuration but they are not carbon copies and come with their own unique quirks as well. Let’s have a look!…

Waiting on Sim Update 10 and other MSFS roadmap information

Microsoft Flight Simulator is set to have a busy fall with two significant sim updates and plenty of new content yet to come. The latest developer update, out on Thursday, gives us a sense of where things are headed and I thought it was well past time to check in and highlight the big items…

Eagle Dynamics announces Tornado, plus multi-crew update

European jet fighter fans got a welcome surprise today when Eagle Dynamics announced their latest third party partnership and aircraft – the Panavia Tornado. We also have news about multi-crew that I’m very happy about. Let’s have a look! Tornado! A few jets have consistently come up on wishlists over the years and if I…

X-Plane 12 has landed on Steam

Fans of X-Plane waiting for the Steam version can now rest easy as the early access version of 12 has finally arrived onto the store. Early access now on Steam Already available for over a week now directly from Laminar Research, X-Plane 12 is now on the Steam Store and available to purchase. There are…