A round-up of this April Fools’ Day flight sim ‘announcements’

In-case you were living under a rock yesterday, we’ve just survived another April 1st. Flight sim fans, creators, and developers traditionally have celebrated April Fool’s Day with fake announcements, alleged major shifts in programming, and all manners of goofy posts. Here are some of the ones that caught my eye over the course 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…

Aeroplane Heaven release F3F-2 for MSFS

Biplane fans might want to check this one out. Aeroplane Heaven have taking the wrapper off “The Barrel” or in more technical terms a Grumman F3F-2 biplane for Microsoft Flight Simulator. Let’s have a look! Last of the biplane fighters One of the last of the biplane fighters and the last to operate from a…

Aeroplane Heaven bringing F3F to MSFS for Christmas

Out for Christmas! That’s the word from Aeroplane Heaven on their latest Microsoft Flight Simulator release. This time it’s the Grumman F3F-2 biplane fighter. They have released information about the aircraft and their plans for it in a recent update. Let’s have a look! The barrel biplane Aeroplane heaven are going back into their development…

Aeroplane Heaven releases Electra 10 A for MSFS

Another Microsoft Flight Simulator release is up to bat and this time it’s the American classic twin engine, the Lockheed Electra 10 A. The aircraft has been in development for much of the year and is now ready for release. Here are the details! A classic aircraft! First flown in 1935, the Lockheed Electra as…

Aeroplane Heaven’s C140 is out too!

There’s a lot of classic Cessna’s coming out right now and Aeroplane Heaven’s Cessna 140 is now available for Microsoft Flight Simulator followed hot on it’s heels by Carenado’s C170B. Regular and tundra versions Also keeping with trends is Aeroplane Heaven’s delivery of the Cessna 140 with both standard tires and a specialized tundra version…

Flight sim news round-up for July 3, 2021

Another week worth of flight sim news and here’s the latest stories that I hadn’t had a chance to report on during the week. For this round-up I only have three stories but they may be of interest to you including news on the DCS: F-16C HARM loadout, notice of Aeroplane Heaven’s C150 release, and…

Aeroplane Heaven delays release of their Spitfire for MSFS

Fans of Aeroplane Heaven’s upcoming Spitfire Mark I are going to have to wait a bit longer as the company has elected to delay the launch of the aircraft for Microsoft Flight Simulator. Delayed News has emerged from Aeroplane Heaven via their Facebook page that their Spitfire Mark IA project is being delayed. They released…

Flight sim news round-up for April 10

There’s a lot of news flying around these days and here are some key stories that jumped out at me over the last several days that you might want to know about. JustFlight working on a BAe 146 for X-Plane They are calling it the 146 Professional and its a new regional airliner for X-Plane…

April Fool’s Day 2021 round-up

I’ve resisted doing any sort of April Fools gag around here but the flight sim community has it’s share of jokers and there have been some good ones this year. Here’s a round-up of the ones that caught my attention. Aeroplane Heaven and the Homebuilt Spitfire This one is great. A completely free Spitfire for…