Flying Iron introduces major update for MSFS Spitfire Mark IX

It feels like ages ago when I reviewed Flying Iron Simulations Spitfire IX for Microsoft Flight Simulator. Since that time, the team over there have been busy introducing a series of updates for the aircraft and this latest version has quite a list. Major update The news starts off with word that the team at…

A look at AuthentiKit, the future of flight sim hardware?

When it comes to flight sim hardware, most of us look to a variety of sources for our hardware. Thrustmaster, CH Products, Saitek and Microsoft have all offered big, mass market hardware options over the last couple of decades. VKB-Sim, VIRPIL, Honeycomb, and others are newer on the scene offering some slightly more specialized factory…

FlyingIron releases substantial 1.0.2 Spitfire IX update for MSFS

Fans of flying warbirds in Microsoft Flight Simulator should take note as FlyingIron Simulations has updated their Spitfire IX to version 1.0.2. Here’s what you can expect with the new update. Substantial updates When I wrote substantial in the headline, I meant it. There’s some significant under the hood reworking going on to make the…

Review of the Spitfire IX from Flying Iron Simulations for MSFS

The first of the warbirds are arriving in Microsoft Flight Simulator and Flying Iron Simulations’ Spitfire IX is the first payware warbird to be released for the sim. Being first doesn’t always mean being the best, but from outside appearances it looks like Flying Iron Simulations have put their prior warbird expertise in other simulations…

FlyingIron’s Spitfire IX for MSFS is now available

Aircraft developer FlyingIron has experience developing aircraft for multiple flight simulators with Spitfire IX, P-38L, P-47N and Grob G109B for X-Plane 11, an in-development A-7 for DCS World, and now a Spitfire IX for Microsoft Flight Simulator. As of today, their Spitfire IX for MSFS has been released. Here are the details! Features FlyingIron already…

FlyingIron Simulations is bringing their Spitfire IX to MSFS

Fans of the Spitfire are soon going to have some options as FlyingIron Simulations have announced their Spitfire IX for Microsoft Flight Simulator. The announcement today shows off a relatively complete aircraft and has plenty of details. Here’s what you need to know! Looks good and should feel good FlyingIron Simulations has or is developing…

IL-2's Tactical Air War went western front and it's been fun

IL-2: Great Battles multiplayer server Tactical Air War (TAW) is one of the most intense and also likely the most challenging server in the IL-2 multiplayer universe. Flying there usually favours teamwork, definitely requires a little planning, and this season has been unique as it is the first time the server has gone west to…

First video round-up of 2019

There are so many talented video creators out there producing great gameplay and cinematic videos for DCS, IL-2 and other series that I like to round up some of the best that I’ve seen over the last few months and share them with you. Let’s have a look at some of the best that I’ve…

Adding higher boost engines to Bodenplatte’s aircraft

Throughout World War II, engine designers were doing their best to increase performance any way that was available. One of those ways was to increase the engine boost pressure to higher levels using revised engine designs and specialized high octane fuel. Nowhere in the war is this method of increasing power more talked about in…