Flight Journal: First impressions of the DA50 RG

This is a two-for-one article where I do one of my Flight Journal pieces while also giving my first impressions of the brand new DA50 RG from Aerobask. Released just yesterday, the new general aviation aircraft is a great cross country cruiser so that’s what I decided I would do in some familiar territory. Let’s…

Aerobask DA50 RG now available!

The Diamond DA50 RG is relatively new to general aviation in the real world and X-Plane aircraft maker Aerobask have jumped on this latest Diamond aircraft to offer what looks like yet another impressive aircraft release for X-Plane 11… and 12. On sale now Building on the Aerobask DA62, this single engine version of the…

News round-up: AH-64, 146 Pro, RV-14, new campaigns, more!

Flight sim related news is flying in quickly these days and there’s a lot going on all around the community. We have news about DCS’s AH-64D, a live stream of the Just Flight 146 Professional and DA 50RG, early reviews of SimWorks Studios RV-14, a new DCS: Syria based campaign for the F/A-18, and so…

Aerobask’s DA-50 is coming next week

A new trailer is out on the X-Plane.Org YouTube channel advertising that Aerobask’s new DA-50RG is due out next week. Let’s have a look! Coming next week The new trailer from X-Plane.org Store YouTube channel leads with the most poignant information: the DA-50 is coming next week! The trailer advertises the aircraft’s systems which include…

Aerobask releases DA50 teaser trailer for XP11 and 12

A few months ago Aerobask, an aircraft maker for X-Plane, teased that their team was working on a Diamond DA50. I was excited as their DA62 is one of my favourite aircraft in the sim to fly and the addition of the new single engine DA50 had my attention immediately. Now a teaser trailer is…

Aerobask lays out X-Plane 12 plans and upgrade pathways

As we head towards the eventual release of X-Plane 12, many are asking if its worth spending any money on currently available materials until we know what the upgrade pathway is for X-Plane 12. Another developer, Aerobask, has laid out their plans for the upgrade pathway as well as their plans for their in-development aircraft…

Aerobask Lancair Legacy RG full review

Regular readers surely know that one of my favourite X-Plane developers is Aerobask. They have created a variety of aircraft from the excellent freeware DR401 to the superb Phenom 300. Last year they released an interesting little experimental aircraft, the Lancair Legacy RG, that I picked up a few weeks ago. Now, after spending some…

Wheels up on the Cross the Pond challenge (COMPLETE!)

Earlier in the week I wrote about attempting the Orbx and Vatsim Cross the Pond challenge. This morning, the challenge is on and I am wheels up in the X-Plane 11 and Aerobask Phenom 300. With the jet’s more limited range versus an airliner, I’ll need to make at least one stop along the route….

Full review of Aerobask’s DA62 for X-Plane 11

I really enjoy GA aircraft flight simming and I tend to get drawn into flying some of the more interesting types available. Yes, there’s plenty of Cessna 152 and 172s to fly around and a good number of Piper PA-24, PA-30, and PA-44 available to fly in X-Plane but I always find myself drawn to…