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Realistic flight models: the VRS myth

Realistic flight models: the VRS myth

When talking about a new helicopter, the question usually pops up quite often: does it simulate Vortex Ring State (VRS)? Well… Does it matter?
After-action review: AirSim Meeting Madrid 2019

After-action review: AirSim Meeting Madrid 2019

The AirSim Meeting is, currently, the largest (and, as far as I know) only flight simulation event in Spain.
Inspirational Lift: Jamie Collazo

Inspirational Lift: Jamie Collazo

She’s no longer a helicopter pilot at the moment but Jamie Collazo is the perfect example of someone that followed the dream of flying helicopters – and worked hard to do it.
Aerofly FS2 R22: a pilot's perspective

Aerofly FS2 R22: a pilot's perspective

The Robinson R22 turns 40 this year and so Nick decided to write a bit about what's, very possibly, the best R22 in a sim right now.
The VEAO affair

The VEAO affair

The DCS community has raised its collective voice against a company that decided to pull the plug and quit on DCS: VEAO is leaving a lot of people very mad.
Inspirational lift: Jeff Tucker

Inspirational lift: Jeff Tucker

If the name rings a bell, it should. Jeff is one of the writers here at HeliSimmer.com. A great writer, that ended up as a Military Pilot. And one that I am lucky to call a virtual friend.
Inspirational lift: Mischa Gelb (Pilot Yellow)

Inspirational lift: Mischa Gelb (Pilot Yellow)

A sort of a YouTube star, Mischa Gelb, known by the community as Pilot Yellow, quickly became one of the favorite helicopter pilots on the internet.
Happy 3rd anniversary

Happy 3rd anniversary

Since its birth in January 2016, HeliSimmer has grown and the community around it has evolved. What’ next for the rotorhead simmers out there?
Chase the experience, not the FPS

Chase the experience, not the FPS

More FPS! We all want more FPS, right? The more the better! That's how we have been taught for years but X-Plane might be showing us something different.
Etiquette in online flying

Etiquette in online flying

Flying online is great but only if we follow certain (spoken or unspoken) rules that will help us keep everything fun for everyone.

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