Microsoft Flight Simulator Q&A includes talk of helicopters

A one hour Q&A now available on YouTube covers a wide variety of community questions for the Asobo Studios team as we close in on the official release of Microsoft Flight Simulator. One of the most anticipated questions that people have been asking about for a while is the inclusion of helicopters. Highlights The interview…

First impressions on VSkyLab’s Cabri G2 helicopter

I don’t do much helicopter content on Stormbirds and that’s largely because flying them have mostly eluded me when I have gone to try. In DCS World I have the DCS: Mi-8TV2 which is an impressive module for that sim with plenty to like about it, but me getting that helicopter under control has been…

There may still be life for the Bo 105 helicopter

Miltech-5/PD has made a few small updates over the last year talking about their proposed DCS: Bo 105 helicopter project and we have a new one talking about a potential solution to some of the developers troubles getting a Bo 105 off the ground in DCS World. Here’s the latest! RAZBAM to the rescue? A…

Flying the Mi-8 for the first time

I feel like a newbie all over again as I’ve now taken my first steps into piloting a virtual helicopter. The DCS: Mi-8 MTV2 Magnificent Eight is a beast of a Russian transport helicopter that can sling some impressive loads and back up any situation with a ton of firepower. This is my first experience…

Polychop announces OH-58D for DCS World (updated)

Poylchop Simulations has announced that they have secured a license from Bell Textron Helicopters to build a simulation of the OH-58D Kiowa Warrior and that they intend to bring that module to DCS World. Let’s have a look at the announcement and reaction to this announcement. Polychop’s new helicopter Today, after some teasing last week,…

Miltech-5’s BO-105 project shelved

Helicopter fans have been saddened by the news that Miltech-5 is shelving the BO-105 helicopter project for an indefinite amount of time. Word from the developer Mitech-5, largely a one person operation from what I can gather, has been trying to bring the BO-105 helicopter to life for several years now. Although Olli has been…