Star Wars Squadrons is free to claim until Dec 3

Last year I reviewed Star Wars Squadrons as part of a brief diversion away from my usual flight sim content. It was a ton of fun and served as a kind of spiritual successor to some old favourites like TIE Fighter and X-Wing that I played in my more formative years. I played it a…

FSA hosts X-Plane 12 live stream with Laminar Research

The folks at Flight Simulation Association gathered together the folks at Laminar Research to talk about… you guessed it, X-Plane 12! The chat is focused on both the present and the near future of the product. If you’re an X-Plane fan, you may want to listen in on this live stream. Live update I always…

Austin Meyer explains flying in X-Plane 12

A couple of new videos from Laminar Research feature X-Plane creator Austin Meyer explaining a bit about flying and flight physics. Let’s have a look. Answering questions It looks like Laminar Research are doing a cluster of informative videos, so far all featuring Austin, to describe some how and why with the way that both…

The Air Combat Sim Podcast talks F-15E with RAZBAM

Air Combat Sim Prodcast hosts Baltic Dragon and Tricker interviewed of RAZBAM about that companies efforts to bring the F-15E Strike Eagle into DCS World. The F-15E! There’s a lot of excitement brewing around RAZBAM’s DCS: F-15E Strike Eagle these days as we see more and more of this jet and its increasingly complete looking…

The latest updates from Blue Bird Simulations on the MSFS 757

Aircraft developer Blue Bird Simulations has been working on a Boeing 757 for Microsoft Flight Simulator together with Just Flight for quite a while now and their Facebook page is home to several recent updates that everyone might want to have a look at. Here’s the latest on this project! Inside and out The latest…

X-Plane 12 early access live stream coming up

Scheduled for November 27 at 2:00 pm EST (that’s 7:00 PM GMT), the folks at Laminar Research are going to be giving as an update on X-Plane 12 and its early access status. Road to release? A new live stream with the Laminar Research time is scheduled in just two days time and it sounds…

A summary of the MSFS Live Developer stream

It’s been a few months but Jorg Neumann and Sebastian Wloch from the Microsoft Flight Simulator team were back at it to do a complete live stream update on what’s going on at Microsoft and Asobo with the sim. I’ve listened to the complete stream and put together some quick notes that you might want…

Carenado announces PA-28 Archer II plus PC-12 updates

A couple of updates are coming out from the folks at Carenado. First, they have made an announcement that they are doing a PA-28 Archer II for Microsoft Flight Simulator. They have unleashed a ton of screenshots so check for those below. They have also made some updates to their PC-12 but does it solve…

CowanSim offering 40% off helicopters plus plans for MSFS

Up until now, CowanSim has been best known for an excellent line-up of helicopters for X-Plane 11 and X-Plane 12. Now, we’ve learned that this well known developer will also be supporting their entire line-up on Microsoft Flight Simulator too. Newsletter announcement Mentioned during a recent newsletter announcement, CowanSim has confirmed that the entire line-up…

VKB sales are on too!

The Black Friday sales announcements keep on coming and this time it’s VKB Sim and their lineup of flight sim peripherals. Black Friday sales VKB has announced that they too are participating in Black Friday sales with a Tweet and via a very uniquely VKB style trailer. Here’s the announcements: On the US webstore I…