Asobo details MSFS flight dynamics bug and timeline for a fix

If you’ve been flying around in Microsoft Flight Simulator in the last patch update, you may have noticed that your aircraft behaves strangely when the flaps are deployed. You’re not alone and Asobo Studios has put out a statement on the issue and a timeline for the fix. You may want to read this. The…

Deka Ironworks shows off JF-17 FCS

Work continues on the DCS World JF-17 module being developed by third party developer Deka Ironworks. The JF-17 has been mostly unseen through 2018 but Deka Ironworks is now starting to show us more and more of the module. Today we’re getting a look at the flight model and a simulation of the jet’s digital…

P-40 may get a second lease on life in IL-2

I really liked the P-40 when it was initially added to the series but I recognized that it was a little troublesome to fly. I’ve learned since its release just how off the P-40 seems to have been from its real life version. There are a lot of reasons for that but it appears that…

IL-2 ‘roll coupling’ flight model update

Some players over the years have complained about excessive ‘roll coupling’ on virtually all of the aircraft featured in the second generation IL-2 series. Today we heard a little more about when the revised update is coming. Sometime later this summer. What are you actually talking about? Over the course of 2016 the developers have…

On flight model controversies

The great flight model debate is something that has been going on since I started following online communities that involved flight simulators. If its a simulator of some kind then you can bet there is a multi-page debate about it somewhere. On the face of it, a good debate on the relative merits of an…