MSFS new public testing opportunity and weird high altitude bug

Flight Simulator continues to have its challenges as the sim heads into 2022 and several bugs that were introduced in the latest sim update are being squashed as Asobo looks for testers to join the latest public testing opportunity before releasing to the wider public. There’s also a weird high altitude weather bug that causes…

Eagle Dynamics details new AI FM, plus Mi-24 pilot model

DCS World’s AI have been lauded for some of their tactical abilities while also frequently criticized for their “UFO like” handling. It is one of the biggest complaints I have about DCS World and Eagle Dynamics are tackling this problem in a big way. Introducing the General Flight Model or GFM that ED has detailed…

P-51B cockpit makes appearance in new IL-2 dev diary!

It’s been a long road but we’re nearly there as the long awaited P-51B Mustang for IL-2: Battle of Normandy looks to be entering the final stretch towards release. Here’s all of the latest news! Cockpit nearly finished In this latest report from IL-2’s Executive Producer, Jason Williams reports that the P-51B’s cockpit is nearly…

IL-2 unleashes trio of new pre-orders: IAR-80/81, Churchill, and StuG III!

Next year promises to introduce some very interesting and exciting new content for the IL-2 Great Battles series as 1CGS announces three new pre-order products for us to buy. Two new Collector Vehicles, the Churchill Mark IV and the StuG III Ausf.G were announced together with the IAR-80/81 which was part of an earlier announcement…

The future of simulation? What is the NOR Platform?

You might have already heard some buzz about a new simulator out there in the world and it’s true. The NOR Platform was unveiled at an industry trade show and it showcases a series of scenes of modern combat aircraft including several shots from the cockpit of an F-16 and a Eurofighter Typhoon. So what…

SimWorks Studios announces launch date for MSFS Kodiak

I’ve had my eye on SimWorks Studios and their Quest Kodiak for Microsoft Flight Simulator. The developer studio is putting the finishing touches on their Kodiak and have announced a release date as well as release plans for the different variants of the Kodiak. Let’s have a look! Kodiak coming to MSFS The Quest Kodiak…

DCS: AH-64 needs a little more time, delayed to early 2022

Those hyped and ready to start flying around the DCS: AH-64D this holiday season are going to find themselves a little disappointed as the premier U.S. Army attack helicopter is being pushed back a few weeks into January. Let’s check out the latest status report. Now releasing in 2022 With just five weeks left in…

Aerobask’s DA62 gets a big update

One of my favourite GA aircraft for X-Plane 11 is the excellent Aerobask DA62 and I am very excited today because it has just seen a big update. This Diamond twin engine aircraft is easily one Aerobask’s best aircraft for X-Plane 11 and is also one of their most popular according to the developers so…

Eagle Dynamics briefly details future DCS: F/A-18C Hornet plans

While a lot of emphasis in the fast jet department at Eagle Dynamics is focused on the DCS: F-16C Viper project, we have learned that Eagle Dynamics still has people working on the DCS: F/A-18C Hornet and thanks to an update from last weekend (that I missed), we now know what the roadmap ahead looks…