VIRPIL Black Friday sales

Plenty of sales coming up over the next little while and premium flight sim part maker VIRPIL is offering some pretty interesting Black Friday sales. Here’s how you can save if you were planning to make some purchases heading into the end of November. Stackable discounts VIRPIL makes a bunch of high end parts for…

Turtle Beach launches the VelocityOne Flightstick

A new flightstick has now been announced and is on sale from the folks at Turtle Beach. It’s a reasonably low cost option putting it in range of some long time favourites like the T.16000M from Thrustmaster and that makes it an option for a wide range of flight sim fans. Let’s have a look…

The RAF are using AuthentiKit for a BBMF simulator

A unique combination brings together the Royal Air Force’s Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, Microsoft Flight Simulator, a VR headset and AuthentiKit in one package. It’s quite the combination and this is the short version of the story. AuthentiKit for an authentic VR experience This is an interesting story. The RAF and their Battle of…

VIRPIL announces Constelation Alpha PRIME and MongoosT-50CM3 base

A pair of hardware announcements from VIRPIL coming out in recent days with the announcement of the VPC MongoosT-50CM3 Flightstick Base and VPC Constellation ALPHA Prime Grip. Let’s have a look! ALPHA Prime VIRPIL reports in their announcement that their Alpha grip has been a very popular product for them over the years. Its design…

VIRPIL USA webstore is now open

VIRPIL, the makers of high-end flight sim peripherals have just announced that their new USA webstore is open. Here are some details you might want to know if you’re looking around at new flight sim hardware. New storefront VIRPIL makes some really great gear. I’ve had the opportunity to review several pieces including their excellent…

VIRPIL Controls opens US distribution center

VIRPIL Controls is opening up a North American distribution center according a news update from the team. Located in the United States, the new center looks set to make it easier to get access to VIRPIL hardware on this continent. Let’s have a look! The big news VIRPIL Controls have, up until now, been a…

VKB Gladiator/GNX Dual throttle combo full review

As a follow-up to my VKB Gladiator NXT review, the folks at VKB also sent me out a throttle combo to check out and review as well. This is a unique product with a wide variety of potential uses depending on the configuration that you want to have on your sim setup. What does the…

Upgrading the Gladiator NXT to NXT EVO? It can be done!

VKB-Sim Gladiator NXT owners can now upgrade their NXT to the new NXT EVO standard with an upgrade kit. Here’s what you need to know! Upgrade now available For $50 USD, current Gladiator NXT owners can upgrade their stick to the new NXT EVO standard. The upgraded system includes ball bearings and an adjustable dry…