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…

The completely free Aerobask Robin DR401 for X-Plane 11

There’s a surprising amount of free content available for owners of Laminar Research’s X-Plane 11 and one that has come up more than a few times while I’ve been searching around is the Robin DR401 by Aerobask. The reviews on this aircraft were almost universally positive so I thought it was time to check it…

Getting to know X-Plane 11 from the cockpit of the SF50

During the recent Steam sale I picked up Laminar Research’s X-Plane 11 as I expand into the realm of the civil aviation flight simulation. X-Plane has had a good reputation over the year’s and the latest updates seem to have caught the wider attention of the flight sim community so I wanted to really see…

VIRPIL WarBRD Base and Grip full review

Selecting the right joystick is a central part of the flight sim experience and today I’m very pleased to bring to you my full review of VIRPIL’s desktop oriented WarBRD Base and WarBRD Grip. This base and grip combination is one of the newest to the market and I put it through its paces to…