Thrustmaster reveals F/A-18C Hornet HOTAS Add-on Grip

The rumours are over and we now have our first official information of Thrustmaster’s newest grip. The F/A-18C Hornet HOTAS Add-on is a all metal grip designed for use specifically though not exclusively with the DCS: F/A-18C Hornet module. Here’s what we know! Authentic Hornet stick experience Thrustmasters new grip is a follow on the…

Thrustmaster is teasing a new joystick ahead of FS Expo 2019

If you’ve been following hardware news recently, Thrustmaster has announced that they will be unveiling a AAA level hardware release at Flight-Sim Expo 2019 this year. Tweets and guesses A couple of teases have been coming from Thrustmaster in recent days. First there was this one… And then… The rumour mill has been working overtime…

VIRPIL WarBRD Base and Grip full review

Selecting the right joystick is a central part of the flight sim experience and today I’m very pleased to bring to you my full review of VIRPIL’s desktop oriented WarBRD Base and WarBRD Grip. This base and grip combination is one of the newest to the market and I put it through its paces to…

VIRPIL teases more of their new V.F.X. grip

In-case you missed it before, VIRPIL is working on yet another grip in their series with the new V.F.X. grip being modeled and inspired by that from the F-14 Tomcat. In a video released today, VIRPIL demonstrates how to install a grip on a WarBRD base and at the same time we get a better…

VKB Gunfighter ‘Space Combat Edition’ back in stock

Two hardware stories in a row! VKB-Sim North America has the Kosmosima grip and their Gunfighter package available on their online store for the first time in months. The stock probably won’t last so now is probably a rare chance. Kosmosima VKB’s Kosmosima got a lot of positive attention when it was announced and then…

VIRPIL has a spring sale on!

High-end flight sim hardware manufacturer VIRPIL is having a spring sale with some discounts on some of their equipment. The sale starts now and ends 27th May 2019 or while stocks last. Let’s see what’s on offer! Also, VIRPIL says that shipping may now cost as much as 40% less than before when shipping to…

VIRPIL announces second gen MT-50CM Throttle Control System

If there was any doubt, VIRPIL has solidly laid to rest that their product offensive is in full swing as they have just announced a second generation MongoosT-50CM Throttle Control System with a series of iterative changes. Let’s have a look at the new features and talk details on this new piece of hardware. Evolution…

Hardware upgrades part two: VIRPIL’s WarBRD!

Another package from VIRPIL just arrived in the mail yesterday and this time it’s their new WarBRD grip along with their now well established WarBRD base. I’ve just had about an hour with the new stick and I’m very excited to bring you all a full review after I’ve had a little time to fly…

VIRPIL MongoosT-50 Throttle Control System Full Review

If you’re a flight sim enthusiast, you probably already know that you need to invest in some hardware to have the best possible experience. A joystick base, grips rudder pedals, head tracking, throttles, and multiple other accessories are part of an ecosystem of parts that vary wildly in price, quality and capability. This review is…

VIRPIL teases V.F.X grip

VIRPIL has new grip coming out! Expanding their available grip options appears to be just as high a priority as is releasing a series of new rudder pedals and upgrading their MongoosT-50 base and grip. Despite a busy schedule, VIRPIL is teasing the next grip they are calling it V.F.X. Coming this summer! Too close…