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Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 – a rotorhead call to arms

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 – a rotorhead call to arms

By now, it shouldn’t be a surprise for any simmer out there: Microsoft is back to the sim market. What can we do to get Microsoft’s attention to our community?
Which budget controller should I get? – Part I: the joystick

Which budget controller should I get? – Part I: the joystick

We see this a lot on several of the Facebook groups and other media out there. Folks that are either new to the hobby or whose gear just gave up on them feel lost. So, which controller should you get?
Helicopters and Mountain Flying - Part I

Helicopters and Mountain Flying - Part I

Even if our sims don’t replicate exactly what happens around mountains, learning about it is a great way to increase simming realism and learn more about flying.
5 tips to fight motion sickness in VR

5 tips to fight motion sickness in VR

Virtual Reality is a true game-changer in flight simulation, but a few users still struggle with getting used to it.
Hands on: Elite TH22SM R22 motion platform simulator

Hands on: Elite TH22SM R22 motion platform simulator

It’s not every day that we (common mortals) get to try a motion platform. Fortunately for me, there was one at FlightSimExpo 2019.
After Action Review: FlightSimExpo 2019

After Action Review: FlightSimExpo 2019

The biggest flight simulation show took place last weekend (June 7-9) at Orlando. Being a visitor, a Media Partner and a speaker allowed to take a look at the event from several angles.
The best helicopter simulator (2019 edition)

The best helicopter simulator (2019 edition)

Are you curious about which one is the best helicopter simulator? Look no further. We take a look at the cons and pros of every sim out there.
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.

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