The completely free Aerobask Robin DR401 for X-Plane 11

There’s a surprising amount of free content available for owners of Laminar Research’s X-Plane 11 and one that has come up more than a few times while I’ve been searching around is the Robin DR401 by Aerobask. The reviews on this aircraft were almost universally positive so I thought it was time to check it…

Find the right tutorials for your sim experience (Updated)

Flying is a complicated thing to do and we, as sim pilots, are trying to have that experience as complicated and as realistic as possible. Training is therefore essential and it doesn’t matter if you’re a 10-year veteran of flight sims or if you just bought IL-2, DCS or some other sim during one of…

DCS Ka-50, Mi-24P, WWII Asset Pack updates

Most of this weeks’ DCS World News Update is centered around two helicopters in development for the series: the Mi-24P and the Ka-50. We’ve also got some news on a big WWII Asset Pack update. The Black Shark gets a major upgrade We now know a lot more about Eagle Dynamics proposed upgrades for the…

VIRPIL MongoosT-50 Throttle Control System Full Review

If you’re a flight sim enthusiast, you probably already know that you need to invest in some hardware to have the best possible experience. A joystick base, grips rudder pedals, head tracking, throttles, and multiple other accessories are part of an ecosystem of parts that vary wildly in price, quality and capability. This review is…

On mighty wings! DCS: F-14 Tomcat first impressions

Heatblur Simulations DCS: F-14B Tomcat was released into Early Access just a few weeks ago giving the flight sim public their first hands on with this module and with an aircraft that has made impressions to whole generations of aviation enthusiasts. Building a DCS World module to stand up to that kind of scrutiny is…

VIRPIL announces WarBRD and WarBRD ACE rudder pedals

VIRPIL has completed the trifecta of flight sim hardware by offering two new sets of rudder pedals alongside their already established base and grip combinations and their throttle system. The new WarBRD and WarBRD ACE are slated to come later this year and offer a couple of options depending on your setup and your budget….

It’s wall-to-wall Tomcat coverage here

Never has there been more excitement, hype, jokes, memes, nostalgia, or outright mania associated with a DCS release that I can remember in the history of the series than there has been with Heatblur’s F-14 Tomcat. With release now a little less than 48-hours out… excitement is high and the pitch is fevered. More content…

1CGS’ giant Bodenplatte update

The latest IL-2 Developer Diary comes a day early and it comes packing a huge amount of content into it with the focus being almost entirely on IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte. The map, the Me262, the P-38, and the B-25 are all part of a huge update! Even a few more details about the Tempest…

Baltic Dragon announces F/A-18C campaign

Baltic Dragon has announced a brand new DCS World campaign in collaboration with two former Hornet pilots from The Fighter Pilots Podcast and based on the novel “Raven One.” Experts aplenty This campaign announcement brings with it a lot of interesting details and plenty of talent. Baltic Dragon himself is no stranger to DCS World…