Black Friday sale round-up!

In the United States, it’s Thanksgiving today and its one of the biggest holiday celebrations in that country and what follows immediately after is the massive pre-Christmas sale that is known as Black Friday. The phenomenon has, thanks to e-commerce, spread around the world and there are an immense number of sales on in the…

Aerobask’s DA62 gets a big update

One of my favourite GA aircraft for X-Plane 11 is the excellent Aerobask DA62 and I am very excited today because it has just seen a big update. This Diamond twin engine aircraft is easily one Aerobask’s best aircraft for X-Plane 11 and is also one of their most popular according to the developers so…

Eagle Dynamics briefly details future DCS: F/A-18C Hornet plans

While a lot of emphasis in the fast jet department at Eagle Dynamics is focused on the DCS: F-16C Viper project, we have learned that Eagle Dynamics still has people working on the DCS: F/A-18C Hornet and thanks to an update from last weekend (that I missed), we now know what the roadmap ahead looks…

Reviewing Flying Circus Vol 2’s Bréguet 14.B2

Flying Circus Vol 2’s newest aircraft is the Bréguet 14.B2 and this French designed bomber and reconnaissance aircraft is well worth a look. What’s it like to fly and how does it operate in combat? I have a look! A bit of history A bit of history usually helps understand the aircraft itself and that…

IL-2’s annual autumn sale is on!

Happening on both Steam and on the official IL-2 webstore, the annual autumn sale is now on for IL-2 Sturmovik: Great Battles and IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover series! Sale highlights There’s plenty to choose from in the latest autumn sale. Flying Circus and Battle of Bodenplatte are both listed at 66% off and Tank…

Put on your study hats for MPD fun with the DCS: AH-64D

Matt Wagner’s latest video is less exciting than firing missiles or looking through the bottom of the aircraft with the AH-64’s mounted camera and FLIR system but it is no less important for the operation of the AH-64. It’s time… to learn about the ENG, FLT, and FUEL Pages on the MPD. ENG, FLT, and…

PMDG’s DC-6 now in the MSFS marketplace! 737 to come next?

It’s been available in other storefronts for some time now, however, its still a big day for PMDG as the Douglas DC-6 that they have been perfecting over the last several months is now available in the Microsoft Flight Simulator marketplace and is available for both Xbox and PC flight simmers. Let’s check it out!…

DCS: F-16 HTS update makes it a SAM hunter!

The F-16 has been able to carry the AGM-88 HARM missile for quite some time in DCS World, however, the HARM as Sensor (HAS) mode that the jet has been able to employ so far always felt a little underwhelming and clunky to work with. Now, however, the jet has been given the HARM Targeting…

Check out Enigma’s new DCS World Dynamic Cold War server

DCS World seems set to make a big jump when it comes to Cold War content over the next couple of years with the F-8J, MiG-17 and A-7 Corsair II part of a collection of new period aircraft that compliment the types that are already available. There are a couple of Cold War servers out…

1CGS celebrates 300th developer diary with C-47, IAR, updates

Yep, that’s right, 1CGS has provided the community with 300 developer diary updates since the announcement of IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle of Stalingrad back in December of 2012. The post coincides beautifully with the 20th anniversary of the IL-2 Sturmovik series and it brings with it some nice updates on the C-47 and IAR-80/81. There’s also…