Flight Journal: Cutting through the Cajon Pass!

I’m back up in the air with SWS’ Kodiak 100 doing another flight. This time it’s in the SoCal region flying through the infamous Cajon Pass and into a very interesting airport. Here’s the whole story! Van Nuys takeoff I decided to start at KVNY Van Nuys Airport. This is an Orbx scenery that is…

Just Flight makes progress on F28 Fellowship

The classic 1960’s era Fokker F28 Fellowship short range airliner is being recreated by the folks at Just Flight and their latest update, coming to us several days ago now, shows off all of the detail work being put into the cockpit. Hundreds of lights Firmly rooted in the era before glass cockpits, Just Flight’s…

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…

IRIS Simulations shows off PC-24

Business jet fans are about to get a little boost as third party aircraft maker IRIS Simulation has shown off some new screenshots of their still work in progress PC-24 for Microsoft Flight Simulator. New screenshots Released today via their Facebook page, IRIS Simulations is busy working on a couple of products right now with…

DCS World’s new Cold War niche

Sometimes a good thing comes together as part of a plan and sometimes they seem to just happen by accident. Calling the recent focus by third party developers and by the DCS flight sim community at large an accident may sound like a disparagement of what’s going on but I’d like to think the opposite….

DCS: MB-339

IndiaFoxtEcho are closing in on release of their DCS: MB-339 and a new update gives us an indication of just how close they are. Let’s have a look! Ready to release? According to the latest from IndiaFoxtEcho, provided to us in a new Facebook update, the MB-339 is in good shape and is close to…

ED spotlights AVIRON’s DCS: Kfir plus other DCS updates

The march towards having a more comprehensive collection of Cold War-era aircraft continues with Eagle Dynamics putting a spotlight on developer AVIRON and their DCS: Kfir project. Plus we get a nice look at the latest updates on the AI B-1 bomber model. Let’s have a look! Kfir on its way to DCS World At…

Plenty of Normandy screenshots, new Churchill Mark IV update

The latest IL-2 developer diary comes to us with a generous helping of Battle of Normandy screenshots showing off the title’s not quite released map. We also get a great new look at the Churchill Mark IV Collector Vehicle. Coming soon! Let’s have a look! Normandy images IL-2: Battle of Normandy is almost done. The…

What’s next on the DCS: Mirage F1 roadmap?

A post on the DCS World forums from Aerges team member Vibora has given us some insights into the next steps in the DCS: Mirage F1 early access development cycle. Let’s have a look and see what happens next! Improvements and updates After the first few days of excitement around any module, nearly all of…

X-Plane 12 early access in 30 days? Plus new Citation X trailer!

Some X-Plane 12 news is coming out over the last few days. Laminar Research was at the Oshkosh Airshow this past week and had a complete presentation with Q&A. Then, coming out today, we have a new X-Plane 12 trailer focused on the Citation X. Let’s have a look! 30 days? During the X-Plane presentation…