Air Attack Tactical Combat hosting new ‘Kings of the Skies’ tournament

One of IL-2’s newer multiplayer servers, Air Attack Tactical Combat were big supporters of this years Sturmovikfest and they are looking to organize a fun series of competitive squadron dogfight scenarios coming up in September. Here are the details! Squad multiplayer combat Air Attack Tactical Combat server’s newest event is aimed at hosting a competitive…

Check out the “Ace of Aces” – WWII PWCG Challenge!

If you primarily fly single player IL-2: Great Battles and are looking for a new challenge for yourself, I think this Ace of Aces PWCG community challenge may just be the thing you’re looking for. Compete in the challenge Pat Wilson’s Campaign Generator is one of the many ways that you can play IL-2: Great…

First impressions of Big Radial’s P-40B Tomahawk for Flight Simulator

Aircraft maker Big Radials was nice enough to send me the latest version of their P-40B Tomahawk for Microsoft Flight Simulator and I just did my first complete flight in the aircraft. I thought I’d share a few first impressions in advance of a more full featured review. Plus lots of screenshots! Big Radial’s… big…

Chasing the snowstorm: Snow and ice in Microsoft Flight Simulator

Last week’s big sim update for Microsoft Flight Simulator brought in some key changes. VR was the big headlining feature but for everyone else there were other things to look into including a big change to live weather – real world snow and ice modeling. I wanted to see for myself to see if this…

Virtual Festival of Aerobatic Teams 2020 is on now

It’s Day 1 of the Virtual Festival Of Aerobatic Teams 2020 and it’s streaming now on Twitch TV. Let’s have a look! Virtual airshow If you missed out on a real airshow this year, maybe a virtual show will help! Virtual Airshow Group is an alliance of virtual airshow events and Virtual Festival of Aerobatic…

Search and rescue on the DCS SAR server

DCS World has proven itself to be flexible and capable of supporting a wide array of mission types. There’s the conventional CAP, strike, CAS and interception missions but what about something less combat oriented – enter the DCS SAR server where civilian operations involving helicopters and search and objective based search and rescue missions are…

Star Wars Squadrons first impressions from a flight simmer

Last night I had a few hours with the new Star Wars Squadrons game from EA and I thought I would write a bit about my experiences with the title from the perspective of a flight simmer. I’ve found quite a bit of crossover between the more serious side of flight simming and people who…

Looking for DCS: Syria missions? Check this pack out!

DCS: Syria is out and my initial review of the map was fun to put together, however, the new map is still definitely lacking in content to enjoy it with. A few missions from Eagle Dynamics and third parties is underway or already in but if you’re looking for more I have a recommendation. Syria…

First flights in Microsoft Flight Simulator

It’s been just a few days but I’ve had my first flights in the public release version of Microsoft Flight Simulator checking out both the multiplayer and single player experience and I thought I would share my experiences. Checking out Billy Bishop (CYTZ) and the Toronto Area I wanted my first flight to be in…

Wags takes us on a tour of DCS: Syria’s Incirlik and Adana

Incirlik Air Base and the nearby city of Adana are the subjects of the latest DCS: Syria map coverage coming from Matt Wagner and Eagle Dynamics and from third party developer Ugra Media. In addition to an interesting tour of this section of the map, we get two additional teases for future content. Let’s have…