Flight sim news round-up for December 4th

There’s always a bunch of things happening around the flight sim community that I don’t get to report on during the week and here’s a round-up of some of the ones that captured my attention. This week we have moving weather fronts for DCS World, snow for X-Plane 12, a software manager for iniSimulations aircraft…

Get ready for FSExpo 2021!

It’s tough running big events in 2021 but the folks behind Flight Sim Expo are pulling it off with a hybrid in-person and virtual event this year. Two and a half days of presentations are on tap for both virtual and in-person attendees so let’s have a look at some upcoming highlights. Things to look…

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…

FlightSimExpo 2021 exhibitor list is up!

FlightSimExpo tends to attract plenty of well known companies from around the world of flight simulation and this 2021 hybrid in person and online event is the same with the list of sponsors and exhibitors just released yesterday. Let’s have a look at who is coming! From hardware to software developers A wide variety of…

Thrustmaster announces the TCA product range

TCA or Thrustmaster Civil Aviation was announced by Thrustmaster today as part of a new line-up of hardware that the company is releasing that is aimed at the civil aviation flight simulation market. These are the details and how I see this as a connection to several other things happening in our hobby right now…

Thrustmaster is teasing… something

On Thursday, Thrustmaster is going to reveal… something. The company posted a tweet yesterday that teased something flight related showing off a multi-monitor setup, some table mounts with nothing on them, and a tag line saying “Get ready to fly.” Interest piqued? Best guess There are a few things to note within the teased image…

April Fools round-ups

Today is April Fools, the day of pranking and coming up with funny or silly announcements. Some are intended to be very believable while others are just outright funny. Some love it, some hate it, but either way you should never trust any product announcements that happen on a day like today. There have been…

Thrustmaster goes modular with HOTAS Magnetic and F-16 grip

The Thrustmaster Warthog HOTAS system has been a go-to for many flight sim pilots for a long time now. So long in-fact that it’s been 10-years since the release of the Thrustmaster Warthog and Thrustmaster felt it was time to launch a special 10th anniversary edition as well as change some of the way that…

Thrustmaster T.16000M FCS flight pack review

When it comes to flight sim hardware there is a wide range of options from the very cheap to the very expensive and everything in between. One of the products that has been hailed for years as the best bang for the buck is the Thrustmaster T.16000M. The T.16000M comes in a variety of packages…

Squadron Air to Air League is live today!

Sometimes its great to kick back and watch others fly flight sims and if you’re looking for something with a competitive angle to it – SATAL is probably what you want to check out. They are live right now and it looks great. What is it? Sponsored by Eagle Dynamics, Heatblur, and Thrustmaster, DCS World…