Reviews

A list of my reviews, thoughts and opinions on full game releases, content releases, and the odd new hardware release.

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Aerobask DA50 RG full review for X-Plane 11

Whenever Aerobask makes a new aircraft for X-Plane, I pay attention. They have made some excellent aircraft over the last few years offering a mix of features, capabilities, while offering beautiful visuals and great sounds. They often hit a sweet…

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Having a look at PAWD Seward airport for MSFS

Sometimes having custom airport scenery can really help to make the experience. In both X-Plane and Microsoft Flight simulator, custom scenery can elevate the an airport experiences to new levels making it fun to visit and take in the character…

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Hardware reviews

Full Review of the VKB Gladiator NXT

Every day in the flight sim community the question “What joystick should I buy?” gets asked by a myriad of both seasoned and new sim fans in search of new hardware. Over the last two years we’ve seen an explosion of new people coming to the sim world or returning after a long absence and…

Battle tested: VIRPIL VPC MongoosT-50CM3 Throttle Full Review

Having precise throttle control and being able to manipulate as many aircraft functions as possible without reaching for the keyboard is one of those goals that a lot of flight sim pilots look for as they get more seriously into simming. Flight sim and space sim hardware makers VIRPIL are on to their fourth generation…

VIRPIL MT-50CM3 first impressions and your questions answered

This is part two of my three-part series reviewing the VPC MongoosT-50CM3 Throttle throttle. I’ve been using the new throttle for a couple of weeks now and it’s time to put together some of my first impressions. From out of the box to first flights The first thing that strikes me about the CM3 throttle…

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