Flight Journal: Experimenting with X-Plane and Flight Simulator VFR flying

From the moment Microsoft Flight Simulator’s newest release was announced in June 2019, people and communities at large have been comparing the new sim with the now veteran X-Plane 11. For some, the emergence of this new sim would surely kill X-Plane altogether. For others, the new Flight Simulator was seen as an upstart without…

Flight Journal: Over Okinawa in Flight Simulator

My flying time has been somewhat curtailed due to a hectic schedule but I did sneak in some time to check out Microsoft Flight Simulator’s latest update including the world update featuring Japan. I am hoping to conduct a series of flights over the next few weeks exploring the country in more detail. It should…

Flight Journal: Donegal to Belfast in the DA62 with Flight Simulator

The newest patch for Microsoft Flight Simulator was focused on performance and improving some aircraft features and I had some time to put it through it’s paces last night covering some territory that I’ve been itching to fly around for a while now. Here’s an overview of my journey from Donegal Airport to Belfast International…

First flight Aerobask DA62 for X-Plane 11

X-Plane 11 community website and store, X-Plane.org, was recently celebrating their 20th year of operation discounting random aircraft and random times with some great sales. The Aerobask DA62, an aircraft I’ve contemplated buying several times over the last 9-months, came up with a 50% off sale so I jumped on it and have started flying…