A look at Big Radial’s Nieuport 17

The fine folks at Big Radials sent me an review copy of the Nieuport 17 for Microsoft Flight Simulator for me to write a review on. I loved the work they did with their P-40B with a very accessible and fun warbird recreation and I was expecting more of the same with the Nieuport. However,…

Flying Iron Simulations reveals P-38L for Flight Simulator!

It was perhaps one of those “worst kept secrets” but we now have the official unveiling of Flying Iron Simulations P-38L Lightning for Microsoft Flight Simulator. The announcement contains some interesting details and a cool trailer so let’s have a look! Lightning time! The Lockheed P-38L Lightning is one of those iconic aircraft of WWII…

Flight Simulator Ju52 delayed

A statement by a member of the Microsoft Flight Simulator team made a post tonight on the community forums notifying everyone that the plan to release the Ju52 by the end of this week has been postponed. This is what we know. Still coming but delayed One of the new pieces of content that the…

Flight Simulator World Update 6 is here… if you can download it

World Update 6 for Microsoft Flight Simulator has released and it brings with it an upgraded Germany, Austria and Switzerland as well as a series of updates aimed at the core of the flight sim. There are, unfortunately, some more issues to confront during the update process. So… let’s have a look at the good,…

FlyByWire talks more about their A380 project

Flight Simulator airliner fans are likely going to want to watch the last little bit of FlyByWire’s latest ‘In the hangar’ series of videos as the team is talking more about their A380 project and showing off visual details as well as systems. Let’s have a look! A380 progress FlyByWire, rising to prominence as freeware…

Flight sim news round-up for August 29

There’s been a bunch of smaller stories that I haven’t had a chance to write full articles about recently so instead I’m going to do another news round-up so that you know about some of the big things going on around the community. Let’s have a look! Iris Simulations releases Tutor T.1, teases C-17 The…

Flight Simulator celebrates Gamescom with big announcements

A bunch of big announcements are coming out of Gamescom today from the Asobo Studio and Microsoft Teams as they lay out new content that is coming to the sim over the next several weeks. World Update VI and the Ju52 are not new announcements but the introduction of the sims first eVTOL in the…

Orbx releases MSFS Alaska mesh

Orbx has released their third mesh product for Microsoft Flight Simulator with a focus on adding more terrain detail to Alaska. More mesh Alaska Mesh is the third Orbx Mesh product to come out after their free Iceland and paid New Zealand mesh products. The mesh update retains all of the same satellite imagery that…