Do you know anything about an I.A.R.-I.O.R Teleflex gunsight?

1CGS is working with a third party to bring us the IAR80/81 Collector Plane for the IL-2 Great Battles Series. This Romanian fighter aircraft is now well underway, however, the developers are appealing for some additional information to help boost the accuracy of the model. Do you know anything about the I.A.R.-I.O.R Teleflex gunsight? You…

Orbx mid-year sale offers 40% off on scenery and more

The summer sales season is on and Orbx is getting in on it with their mid-year sale. They are offering up to 40% off on a wide variety of their scenery and even some aircraft packages. Here are some of the details! Airports, cityscapes, and more Orbx Direct has really become a go-to for me…

New IL-2 hotfix resolves some key issues

IL-2’s 4.703 update was a big one introducing some new content and significant new features like the new sky system that has helped to dramatically change the look of the sim in certain lighting situations. But it wasn’t perfect and there have been a couple of hotfixes that have come out with the latest addressing…

Wing42 DevBlog updates on Boeing 247D progress

Microsoft Flight Simulator aircraft maker Wing42 is working on a follow-up to their vintage Bleriot XI with another classic airplane. The Boeing 247D has been talked about for quite some time now and it’s looking more complete with every update but everyone wants to know what they are still working on and Wing42’s latest developer…

Happy New Year and thank you!

As 2021 fades from view and 2022 springs onto the scene, I wanted to take the opportunity to wish everyone a Happy New Year! This has been, together with 2020, one of the toughest years that I’ve had to endure. Talking with so many people from around the world, I know I’m not alone in…

DCS: AH-64D roadmap for early access release

In the final hours of 2021, Eagle Dynamics has released their roadmap for early access release for the DCS: AH-64D. Some have been asking for an itemized list of what is done, what is still to come, and now we have one. Let’s go! Priority items prior to launch There are a bunch of items…

Red Star Simulations provides DCS: MiG-17 update

One of the newest developers aiming to throw their hat in the ring of third party DCS World developers is Red Star Simulations. They are a small team that is aimed, right now, at delivering a high fidelity MiG-17 for DCS World. Here’s a summary of their end of year update. Current status looking good…

Sim Works Studios Kodiak 100 releases for MSFS

The Quest Kodiak 100 for Microsoft Flight Simulator is out and ready for purchase. The payware aircraft looks set to offer a quality bush-plane and turboprop cargo aircraft experience. Let’s have a look! Ready to fly the Kodiak Powered by a Pratt & Whitney Canada turboprop engine, the Kodiak 100 is a small utility aircraft…

Polychop Simulations breaks a long silence

If you had been wondering what was happening with Polychop Simulations and their planned release of the DCS: OH-58D Kiowa Warrior and updates to the DCS: SA342 Gazelle, you were not a lone. Rumours spread far and wide and relative silence by the developers lead to serious questions. Now we have an update so let’s…

Flying Iron Simulations show progress on DCS: A-7

One of the more promising Cold War types currently under development for DCS World is FlyingIron Simulations A-7E Corsair II. Over the last few days they have dropped more in development images on their Facebook page and in their Discord community. Night and day attack The first three images show off some of the instruments…