Latest Flight Simulator insider video talks aerodynamics, flying

A new Insider Video has been released for Flight Simulator and the video covers an area that I was perhaps most anxious about – aerodynamics and flight modeling was the subject of this 12 minute video and its got a ton of details. Here’s a quick summary. Improving over FSX in every way Asobo Studio…

Early look at DCS’ new clouds system

In the recent AMA over at Mudspike, it was mentioned by Matt Wagner that DCS World would be getting an upgraded cloud system. Now we have our first look at those clouds with a very early preview. Let’s have a look! New clouds! When DCS World 2.5 came out, Eagle Dynamics revised their cloud rendering…

YouTuber’s get first look at FS2020

Multiple YouTuber’s have posted videos this morning featuring new video and comments from a recent event with Microsoft about their new Flight Sim 2020 product that is in early development. There’s new aircraft on display and a lot of talk about what the new sim is like. Let’s have a look! No lightweight The worry…

Aerobask teases their new Falcon 8X aircraft for X-Plane 11

Fans of X-Plane have been calling for more variety and more depth for their business jet types of aircraft and it seems that Aerobask is aiming to try and meet that request with their new Falcon 8X. A new teaser was released today along with a few tidbits of information on when the aircraft will…

‘Cruising’ in X-Plane 11 cinematic

When I got home tonight I didn’t think that I would be making a cinematic video much less publishing one and sharing it on YouTube but… why not. This is the very short story behind my latest cinematic – Cruising. Video editing learning opportunity Today I learned about an editing suite called DaVinici Resolve 16….

Orbx releases TrueEarth Oregon for X-Plane 11

When it comes to scenery makers, Orbx are among the best that I’ve seen and their TrueEarth series have garnered a lot of attention from flight sim pilots. TrueEarth Washington is now joined by companion project TrueEarth Oregon and it looks very impressive! Detailed POIs and lots of HD scenery If you’re reading this as…

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…

First impressions of Aerobask’s E1000 for X-Plane 11

Once I got into X-Plane 11 it was only a matter of time before I got into a payware module and after considerable research and a very good experience with the free Aerobask DR401 I decided to get a high performance turboprop to continue my X-Plane 11 world tour. After a couple of flights I…

Future article series focused on new sim pilots?

I’ve had an idea that’s that I’ve been thinking about for a while. I’d like to write a series of articles that are aimed generally at new and potential flight sim pilots with the aim of helping to encourage new people in the process of getting into the hobby. At a time where I think…