Want to fly something big? iniSimulation’s A300 BelugaST is coming to X-Plane

At Stormbirds.blog, I’m all about different experiences and this is certainly an aircraft that exists as part of a different category from the usual. I’m talking about iniSimulation’s A300 BelugaST (Super Transporter) which is coming to X-Plane 11. Let’s look at the trailer and some of the recently released information. Expanding the Airbus 300 line…

IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover and Desert Wings new lower prices

An announcement on the Steam Store by Team Fusion Simulations has indicated that both IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover BLITZ and IL-2 Sturmovik: Desert Wings – Tobruk are going to have new lower prices starting now on the Steam Store. Let’s check them out! Lower individual and bundle pricing If price was a factor for…

Flight Journal: Getting the edge back with the Fw190A-6

A few weeks ago I wrote about losing the edge in combat flight sims. Faced with bad luck, poor tactics, and some broken flight sim hardware, my most recent sorties were mostly unsatisfying and it was time for a little break from flying. A few weeks does a lot of good because my most recent…

Desert Wings patch 017 includes fixes, new content

Patch 017 for Desert Wings – Tobruk, part of the IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover series, is now out and ready for download through the Steam store. This one has quite a few items in the list that the team has fixed, added, or modified. Let’s have a look! Patch 017 improvements Team Fusion simulations…

New DCS: AH-64D details, plus more clouds

Eagle Dynamics is talking a lot more about the DCS: AH-64D Apache Longbow that they are building for DCS World. We have new details on the types of equipment that will be coming in early access including various sensors and weapon systems. Also, there’s a tiny tidbit more about the new clouds system and what…

1CGS give us first look at Normandy map

The first look at a map is always exciting. We saw a peak at some mountains for Kuban and a look at different seasons with the Rhineland map and this time we’re getting a first look at what Normandy’s map is going to look like. We also have confirmation that the Rhineland map for IL-2:…

Asobo will be doing a hot fix to address flaps issue

Last week I reported that Asobo Studios had announced that there was a problem with the flaps in Microsoft Flight Simulator’s flight model and that the issue would be resolved in a few week’s time when they pushed out sim update 3. Plans have changed! A hot fix is coming Feedback from around the Flight…

Just Flight bringing Hawk T1/A to MSFS

Another internal development project by the folks over at Just Flight has been revealed. This time it’s the Hawk T1/A Advanced Trainer and it’s reveal brings with it plenty of screenshots and some insight into how long we’ll have to wait for the aircraft to be released. Read on! Advanced trainer The Hawk is used…

Reviewing the IL-2: Battle of Normandy Fw190A-6

Last week, a new Fw190 was released for the IL-2 Great Battles series. It’s another check on the list for aircraft in development for IL-2: Battle of Normandy. I am talking of course of the Fw190A-6. This variant of the famous Focke-Wulf fighter design fills in a gap between two other significant versions. What does…

IL-2 promo codes are back for the next month

Looking to pick up something from the IL-2 store but sad that you missed the recent sale? Here’s another way to save on some IL-2 related content: promotional codes are back! Here’s how it works Your IL-2 store profile has received two promo codes which can be applied at the time of purchase towards buying…