Flight Journal: Journey across the United States part one

The concept for this journal came at me all at once. I was excited about the release of Local Legend #4 – the Beechcraft Model 18 and I was also interested to see what the United States was looking like with World Update X: USA. This second world update for the United States further improves…

Flight Journal: Start of a new journey

The concept for this journal came at me all at once. With the release of Microsoft Flight Simulator World Update X and the updates done to the US scenery it seemed like a good time to check out some of those updates and just generally appreciate the whole experience at the same time. That together…

Flight Journal: First multiplayer sortie in the Mosquito

With the release of the Mosquito for IL-2 Battle of Normandy, I was anxious to get a little Mosquito time as quickly as possible. I hopped into Combat Box last night to do a quick flight and managed a mostly successful mission. Here’s the story. The plan and the takeoff The scenario that was playing…

Flight Journal: Short flight near Palermo

Not having a ton of time available, I did manage to get in a short flight in Microsoft Flight Simulator with the new Italy World Update. Taking my trusty M20R up for a short tour I got a chance to see Palermo, examine some of the new terrain details and photogrammetry and do a landing…

Flight Journal: First impressions of the DA50 RG

This is a two-for-one article where I do one of my Flight Journal pieces while also giving my first impressions of the brand new DA50 RG from Aerobask. Released just yesterday, the new general aviation aircraft is a great cross country cruiser so that’s what I decided I would do in some familiar territory. Let’s…

Flight Journal: Gold Coast to Sunshine Coast in the PA44

Now that Microsoft Flight Simulator is working for me again, I’m enjoying every minute of time that I can spend with it and I have some more flights that I’ve done recently that I want to share with everyone. The first is this very fun two stage cross country that I did with Carenado’s PA44…

Flight Journal: Boston to Providence in the Staggerwing was the plan…

Now that I’ve been back flying in Microsoft Flight Simulator I’ve had a pent up interest in flying to different places all around the world. One of the shorter routes that I’ve wanted to fly was Boston to Providence (mirroring the same essential route in Train Sim World 2). And the perfect aircraft to test…

Flight Journal: Destination Gold Coast

I’ve recently returned to Microsoft Flight Simulator with a new PC and a new World Update to check out. I decided I wanted to do a few things with this new journey. First, I wanted to make use of the first third party aircraft I purchased for the sim, the Carenado Mooney M20R. Second, I…