Flight Simulator inducted into hall of fame, feature discovery on AI voice

This week’s Flight Simulator developer update contains a few interesting bits of information including news that Microsoft Flight Simulator has been inducted into the World Video Game Hall of Fame. There’s also a new feature discovery video out that explains a bit about how the ATC voice system works. This is also a great time…

Orbx announces new NZ mesh for Microsoft Flight Simulator

This is a new and interesting add-on for Microsoft Flight Simulator. NZ mesh replaces the terrain data for New Zealand in favour of a new higher resolution option leading to improved visuals for the island nation. Let’s have a look! Improving New Zealand’s visuals Having flown a few flights around New Zealand in Microsoft Flight…

JustFlight announces PA-28 Warrior II, plus Turbo Arrow update

Some news from JustFlight today as they have formally announced development on another Piper aircraft project for Microsoft Flight Simulator. This time it’s the PA-28 Warrior II. They have also updated us on their plans with the PA-28R Turbo Arrow project. Let’s have a look! Warrior II in development The PA-28 Warrior II represents a…

First full image of the DCS: F-15E cockpit

An image of the DCS: F-15E Strike Eagle cockpit has apparently leaked out and it’s the clearest image of the Strike Eagle’s work in progress cockpit that we’ve had yet. Let’s have a look! Strike Eagle cockpit first view The RAZBAM Discord briefly contained this new image of the DCS: F-15E Strike Eagle project’s cockpit….

IL-2 celebrates ‘Victory Day’ with golden IL-2

The developers of IL-2 Great Battles have programmed in some “Easter Eggs” in the IL-2 hangar screen and the newest one to get our attention is the Victory Day celebration of the end of World War II with a golden IL-2 model on a pedestal on display. Check it out! Golden IL-2 Victory Day in…

Desert Wings – Tobruk updated to 5.020

The latest update for IL-2 Sturmovik: Desert Wings – Tobruk is out with a whole bunch of new changes and updates to the sim including a long list of mission improvements that single player pilots are going to want to know about. Here’s the change log and some key details! Patch 5.020 updates Desert Wings…

News round-up for May 8, 2021

Good morning everyone! Here’s a news round-up from around the flight sim community for May 8, 2021. These are news items that I’ve collected through the week that may not have made for a full news article. Red Star updates us on MiG-17 project We’ve heard a lot from Red Star Simulations recently on their…

Aerges shows off their Mirage F1 in a new video

Late last year we learned that Aerges, a new developer name for AvioDev, were pressing forward with their plans to bring four versions of the Mirage F1 to DCS World. Now a new video and developer update is showing off the latest work on the module and it’s impressive! F1CE on display The new developer…

New DCS: Marianas images, teases of WWII version and ATC updates

There’s a few items coming from Eagle Dynamics from their DCS World Weekend News update including new images from DCS: Marianas Islands and some teases of some other new features. Marianas Islands making more progress This developer update gave us a nice look at the latest work done on the Marianas Islands map update. New…