VIRPIL hosting a DCS Helicopter Racing server

DCS has really leaned into helicopter flying this year and hardware makers VIRPIL have seen which way the wind has been blowing and have been busy releasing helicopter oriented hardware to match. To raise the profile of helicopter flying (and their hardware) even more, VIRPIL is now hosting a competition server for helicopter pilots. Here’s…

Air Attack Tactical Combat hosting new ‘Kings of the Skies’ tournament

One of IL-2’s newer multiplayer servers, Air Attack Tactical Combat were big supporters of this years Sturmovikfest and they are looking to organize a fun series of competitive squadron dogfight scenarios coming up in September. Here are the details! Squad multiplayer combat Air Attack Tactical Combat server’s newest event is aimed at hosting a competitive…

Flight Journal: Combat action on Cold War server

Most recently, I’ve spent a bit of time in the DCS Cold War server and flying an aircraft that I’m always impressed with when I come back to it – the DCS: AJS-37 Viggen. Here’s a bit of a recap of my flying with it recently. Cold War popularity? DCS’ focus seems to be focused…

IL-2 devs looking for testers for new ‘Marshal’ feature

If you’ve got some solid experience with multiplayer IL-2: Great Battles, the team at 1CGS is putting out a call for testers for the new ‘Marshal’ feature which has also been called ‘Air Marshal’ in the past. Here’s what you need to know. What is the ‘Marshal’ mode? The short story of this is that…

Flight Journal: Helicopter adventures on the Rotorheads server

A couple of weeks ago I went on the Rotorheads server together with a few others and we got to grips with a new server that, after spending only a couple of hours on, I think is really worth a look. Especially if you’ve recently gotten into helicopters and are looking for a place to…

Flight Journal: Half a kill on The Korean War server

Last night I hopped onto a new DCS World server and a new experience for me that I wanted to write about. This time it was into the cockpit of the DCS: F-86, an aircraft I had purchased only recently, and onto the player versus enemy AI (PvE) experience of The Korean War server. Read…

Flight Journal: A-20 attack on the cheese factory

Sometimes it’s important to be a bit more lighthearted and when Combat Box’s newest multiplayer involves attacking a factory located within the Dutch city of Gouda. We designated it a cheese factory (a strategic target I’m sure) and made a whole mission of it. Here’s what happened! Back on the Combat Box server It’s been…

Flight sim news round-up for April 10

There’s a lot of news flying around these days and here are some key stories that jumped out at me over the last several days that you might want to know about. JustFlight working on a BAe 146 for X-Plane They are calling it the 146 Professional and its a new regional airliner for X-Plane…

Ever been in a combat flight sim slump?

When it happens and why it happens is a bit of a mystery but I can now definitively say that I’m in a bit of a combat flight sim slump. For a few weeks now my tactics have been all wrong, my aiming worse, and my luck has run out. Oh, I’ve had a few…