Win DCS: Syria at the DCS World Capture The Flag World Cup

If you’re looking for a fun challenge and a way to win a copy of the upcoming DCS: Syria map, check out the new DCS World Capture The Flag World Cup event being organized by Spudknocker through his YouTube channel. Here are the details! Teams of 8 compete to win in a unique CTF scenario…

First flight Aerobask DA62 for X-Plane 11

X-Plane 11 community website and store, X-Plane.org, was recently celebrating their 20th year of operation discounting random aircraft and random times with some great sales. The Aerobask DA62, an aircraft I’ve contemplated buying several times over the last 9-months, came up with a 50% off sale so I jumped on it and have started flying…

Flight Journal: Online with Rhyn0 flying the ‘loose deuce’

A few days ago I was flying online with IL-2: Great Battles Twitch streamer Rhyn0 on Combat Box while they were testing out their new D-Day scenario. Taking to the skies together with Requiem (Air Combat Tutorial Library) and another pilot, we flew two flights of two using flexible lead/wingman tactics that roughly approximated the…

First look at the Quest Kodiak for X-Plane 11

Being stuck in place for a while has me getting back into X-Plane 11 and thanks to some upgrades from TrueEarth Washington and Reshade, I’m at a point where I’m happier with the looks of the sim which means that I can really enjoy the flying experience again and have some fun sightseeing. But I…

Flight journal: DCS: F/A-18 and F-5 training

DCS World’s aircraft require a lot of knowledge and practice to not only get to use aircraft in the sim but to also “stay current” on the aircraft too. Training is therefore somewhat essential just to maintain knowledge and learn a few new things. Here are a few of my recent training sorties that I…

Flight Journal: Online with the Yak-9T

Last night I ventured onto Wings of Liberty on IL-2: Great Battles multiplayer with the express intention of flying a Yak-9T in one of their mid to late war scenarios and putting the new aircraf through its paces in a series of online battles. Here are some brief recaps and a few thoughts on using…

Watch Project R air racing – Update: Scharfi wins!

Unable to make Project R air racing by Combat Box today? You can watch the stream courtesy of jakethesnak2 on Twitch.TV right now! This is the first of what will hopefully be many tournaments organized by Project R and the Combat Box server group. Post race results! I have the post race result with YouTuber…

Flight Journal: A summary of Sturmovikfest multiplayer flying

I’m starting a new series that I will occasionally contribute to called ‘Flight Journal’ where I write a brief summary of some of the recent single player or multiplayer missions I’ve flown and then captured screenshots from. I’ve done this kind of thing before but I’d like to make them into a series that I…

Flying on The Unprofessionals server with Magz and Deadmeat

Yesterday, as part of Sturmovikfest, I joined in on The Unprofessionals server for the Australian fly-in. It was an early start for me but a worthwhile one as I got a chance to fly with Deadmeat and Magz for some fun combat missions on the server. Here’s a brief recap of our flights and my…