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…

VIRPIL Controls opens US distribution center

VIRPIL Controls is opening up a North American distribution center according a news update from the team. Located in the United States, the new center looks set to make it easier to get access to VIRPIL hardware on this continent. Let’s have a look! The big news VIRPIL Controls have, up until now, been a…

Carenado reveals PC-12 is their next MSFS project

Working their way through their extensive catalogue of aircraft that they have produced for other sims, Carenado has just unveiled the exterior model work on a Pilatus PC-12 that they are bringing to Microsoft Flight Simulator. Let’s have a look! Flexible turboprop The PC-12 is a interesting aircraft and one that offers a fair bit…

Heatblur announces DCS: Eurofighter partnership plus new trailer!

Those wondering why we hadn’t heard much about the DCS: Eurofighter project for a while will be able to breath easy because the project is very much alive and is now under the wing of one of DCS World’s most accomplished third party developers – Heatblur! The announcement breathes new life into the project and…

PMDG announce DC-6 release date for MSFS

PMDG is one of the better known airliner makers for FSX and X-Plane and any time they announce a product or a release, it’s big news and this one is relatively big. PMDG have announced the date of their DC-6 airliner for Microsoft Flight Simulator and it’s soon! Here’s what we know! Coming June 18!…

Flying Circus Vol 2 pre-order live, future of the series revealed

We’ve just learned about 1CGS’ plans for the future of the Flying Circus series within IL-2: Great Battles and there’s an impressive amount of information that has dropped today that should have World War I flight sim fans sitting up in their seats and have a look. Let’s dig into everything announced! The next two…

We’re going to learn more about Flying Circus Vol 2 next week

A note posted by IL-2’s Lead Producer, Jason Williams, on the IL-2 forum has indicated that there will be no developer diary update this week in lieu of full announcement on Flying Circus Vol 2 next week. Although we know very little about the project, I can make some guesses and read between the lines…

Breaking news: Flying Circus Vol 2 announced! (Updated)

It’s real and it’s happening. Just minutes ago, Jason Williams, IL-2 Lead Producer, posted a note that Flying Circus Vol 2 is happening and that new information would become available soon. Here’s what we have and what we know! New aircraft teased in the logo for the new title It’s been confirmed! Flying Circus Vol…

Is 1CGS about to announce something new?

This evening we got what might be construed as a teaser from IL-2: Great Battles Series producer Jason Williams. It’s cryptic and it may be nothing but it could also be something so let’s have a quick look at what is going on. Something is coming? Earlier this evening, Jason Williams took to the IL-2:…

Microsoft Flight Simulator to launch August 18! Plus surprise aircraft additions!

Launching into the skies of Microsoft Flight Simulator is happening August 18th! An announcement posted to FlightSimulator.com this morning made the news official with three versions on pre-order featuring different levels of content along with an official list of including high detail airports and aircraft including some surprises in the list. Let’s have a look!…