Watch JG51 over Velikiye Luki

Months ago I finished playing the excellent JG 51 over Velikiye Luki campaign by Veteranen. I recorded a lot of my gameplay with the thought that I may eventually do a cinematic for it. But nothing quite clicked for me… until now. Fun with the FW190 I’ve been flying the FW190 a lot more in…

DCS World 2.5 video round-up!

DCS World 2.5 beta is now out in the hands of the public and with that there comes plenty of content filtering out on to YouTube. This is a video round up of several great DCS World videos. Lots of great videos to watch Let’s start off with a fairly simple video coming from Corvus.Corp…

Another episode of DCS: F/A-18C familiarization

Eagle Dynamics’ Matt Wagner walks everyone through a new episode on how to fly the F/A-18C Hornet with a look at three key instrument panels: Head Up Display (HUD), Upfront Controller (UFC), and Integrated Fuel / Engine Indicator (IFEI). Let’s have a look! Acronym soup The HUD, UC and IFEI are all crucial for flying…

Doing a little night fighting in IL-2

When you’ve flown and done many of the same kinds of missions over and over again it’s sometimes good to break from the mould. Yesterday I flew a few missions in Sampson’s new Taman Peninsula campaign and came across this brilliant mission where you had to intercept IL-2’s – at night Looking for aircraft in…

Video roundup January 2018 edition

I think its high time for another video round up. This is where I highlight some of the videos I’ve enjoyed watching recently. Gameplay and cinematic video is all up for grabs. Video from the danger zone! JG4_Karaya draws his first blood in Cliffs of Dover BLITZ edition in this 18 minute multiplayer video. This…

New Bf109G-4 ‘Taman Bridgehead’ worth checking out!

I just played the first mission from Sampson’s campaign remake (a specialty of his) of the ‘Taman Bridgehead’ campaign from the original IL-2 series. The recently released Scripted Campaign for IL-2: Battle of Kuban is worth checking out! Over the Taman Bridgehead In the late summer of 1943, German forces in the Kuban region had…

Final flight of 2017

We’re in the last hours of 2017 now and I thought I might be able to squeeze in one last flight of the year. Jumping into multiplayer For today’s mission I decided to jump into the EU Official 1CGS server. This is a Normal settings server with slightly relaxed settings and featuring both aircraft and…

DCS: AV-8B released!

After months of growing interest and weeks of pitched anticipation, RAZBAM’s DCS: AV-8B Harrier module has been released. Sort of. Its now available in DCS World 1.5 beta but not yet in DCS World 2. It’s official The release of this module marks a major milestone for RAZBAM and it comes at a time when…

Moments in YouTube Sim Gameplay

I always like to share some of the best YouTube cinematic and gameplay videos when I see them. Today I share with you three interesting videos of some IL-2 and DCS gameplay that I think are worth watching for different reasons. Gameplay videos from across YouTube First, we have CheckSix playing on Tactical Air War…

DCS: AV-8B Harrier preview video roundup

We’re still awaiting its release into Early Access but some lucky souls have had a chance to fly the aircraft already. Jabbers, Magz and DevildogGamer all have preview builds and they are sharing their experiences and plenty of eye candy. Take-off, hover, SEAD, more! The Harrier has a lot of unique features including suppression of…

New IL-2 cinematic focused on multiplayer gameplay

Sometimes multiplayer gameplay just comes together beautifully and this past weekend that happened for me. Flying on the Wings of Liberty server, I spontaneously teamed up with another player and we ended up flying several strike missions in the Bf110. It’s some of the most fun I’ve had in a long time and it all…

YouTube video roundup

In the modern age of flight simming there is a ton of video content floating around out there from community members generating all sorts of content. You now see everything from cinematic sequences (like the ones I tend to make) to multi-hour Twitch streams. I love watching these sorts of things when I’m not flying…