Flying Iron Simulations provide DCS: A-7E Corsair II Q4 dev update

The Q4 developer update from Flying Iron Simulations is a juicy one coming packed with new details about their ongoing DCS project as well as laying out their next steps which will bring the A-7 closer to that all important initial release. Let’s see how the project is panning out! Corsair II begins to take…

VPC’s new helicopter gear sure to delight sim helicopter pilots

The flight sim helicopter market has been underserved by hardware makers over the years but that all seems to be changing as various companies start offering new gear that appeals to the helicopter enthusiasts. The newest, the VPC Hawk-60 Collective Grip has just been offered for sale. Let’s have a look! VPC Hawk-60 Collective Grip…

Full review of Aerobask’s DA62 for X-Plane 11

I really enjoy GA aircraft flight simming and I tend to get drawn into flying some of the more interesting types available. Yes, there’s plenty of Cessna 152 and 172s to fly around and a good number of Piper PA-24, PA-30, and PA-44 available to fly in X-Plane but I always find myself drawn to…

Just Flight release their Hawk T.1/A

The Microsoft Flight Simulator aircraft makers at Just Flight have just released their long awaited Hawk T1/A Advanced Trainer. Let’s have a look! It’s Hawk time! Fans of BAe’s Hawk have already had the opportunity to check out the T-45C Goshawk and now it has a bit of competition the second rendition of the trainer…

Checking out the Forrestal-class carrier in DCS

If you haven’t heard, DCS World has a new aircraft carrier in the form of the USS Forrestal. This carrier is the first CATOBAR style carrier in DCS World that hasn’t originated from first part developer Eagle Dynamics and was instead developed by third party developer Heatblur as part of the DCS: F-14 development. Let’s…

Our first DCS: AH-64D introduction video

We’ve progressed from teaser clips to full out videos as we have our first in a series of videos coming from Eagle Dynamics’ Matt Wagner. The first video is an introduction top the helicopter and a look around the cockpit. AH-64D gets an introduction If you’ve been waiting for this helicopter, this video is a…

DCS Halloween sale live

The DCS World Halloween Sale is on and Eagle Dynamics are offering discounted prices on most modules from now until November 3rd at 15:00 GMT. Spooky sale Happening on both the DCS World e-Store and on Steam, most DCS World modules are up for 50% off the regular price. Favourites like the Spitfire, AJS-37 Viggen,…

Next IL-2 patch moves towards release

There’s no developer diary coming this week, however, Executive Producer Jason Williams was on the forums dropping a few juicy details about the next patch and progress on the new clouds. So here’s a quick update! Patch moves to release, new clouds to beta A couple of quick updates for everyone. First, we’ve learned that…

MSFS Ju52 review round-up

I’d very much like to have written my own review for Asobo Studio’s own Junkers Ju52 release. The iconic tri-motor is part of their ‘Local Legends” series and certainly looks stunning inside and out and instead of continuing to fight with a chronic crash to desktop problem in Flight Simulator (an issue that the latest…

Checking in on X-Plane 11 and 12

When Microsoft Flight Simulator came out, I spent less time with X-Plane 11. By comparison, X-Plane 11 even with the latest updates is now coming up on 5-years in age. In a lot of ways, that age is showing in all kinds of places. At the same time, X-Plane 12 is now waiting in the…