A full review of Flying Circus Vol 2’s Fokker D.VIII

Flying Circus Vol 2’s aircraft set is slowly starting to grow and the second addition to the line-up is the last Fokker fighter of WWI – the D.VIII. This unique looking plane for the period has some really interesting attributes and adds some variety to the skies over the western front. This is my full…

Mi-24P first look at ATGM and Petrovich AI in action

Things are heating up for DCS: Mi-24P Hind fans as we rapidly approach the launch. I thought we were done with Hind news earlier when the quick start guide came out but now we have a new video from Matt Wagner and this one is very interesting for a few reasons. Let’s get into it!…

Turtle Beach has just announced the VelocityOne Flight yoke and throttle

You may have heard the name TurtleBeach before in reference to some pretty good soundcards back in the day and some decent headphones or other audio equipment. Now, they are introducing their own yoke and throttle quadrant system and it looks really interesting. Let’s have a look! All new yoke and throttle TurtleBeach is a…

DCS: Mi-24P Hind ‘quick start’ guide is available

It won’t be long now as Eagle Dynamics has released the ‘quick start’ guide for the forthcoming DCS: Mi-24P Hind attack helicopter coming to DCS World. Brush up on your Hind flying This 74-page manual covers a wide range of topics including how to make use of the helicopter’s weapon systems as well as how…

Thoughts on Microsoft Flight Simulator’s Top Gun F/A-18 announcement

We learned yesterday that Microsoft and Paramount are going to be doing a little cross promotion that involves Top Gun Maverick and Microsoft Flight Simulator which will bring us an F/A-18E Super Hornet to the sim. Free! That’s a really cool promotion and one that all MSFS pilots will be able to take advantage of….

Typhoon Mark IB for Battle of Normandy full review

IL-2: Great Battles latest WWII aircraft type is the Hawker Typhoon Mark IB. This well armed fighter fills a gap in the Allied tactical fighter force and brings us one step closer to the completion of the IL-2: Battle of Normandy expansion in the series. What’s this aircraft like, how does it perform in combat…

News round-up for June 13

News and events happening around the world of flight simulation for June 13, 2021. Let’s have a look! JustFlight releases Tornado for P3D Flight sim developers and publishers, JustFlight, have just released their new Tornado F.3 for P3D. I don’t include a lot of P3D news in these round-up’s but with a military focus on…

Dual Matt Wagner tutorials cover new DCS: Mi-24 and F-16 features

We’ve got two new tutorial videos from Eagle Dynamics Matt Wagner. The latest videos are tutorials on how to operate unguided weapons on the Mi-24 and a new tutorial on how to use the JDAM on the F-16. We also get a mini-status update from Matt on the F-16 so it’s worth watching for that…