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Virtual Air Ambulance Service: one year later

Virtual Air Ambulance Service: one year later

After a year of operations, VAAS founder and leader, Karl Hughes, goes through the numbers and highlights of the virtual organization.
Upgrading to the Pro Flight Trainer Puma X

Upgrading to the Pro Flight Trainer Puma X

Back in October 2021, Pro Flight Trainer released the 5th generation of their flagship control set, the Pro Flight Trainer Puma. Is the Puma X that much of an evolution over its older brother?
The crazy month of December 2021 –and a HAPPY 2022!

The crazy month of December 2021 –and a HAPPY 2022!

December is coming to an end and, with it, 2021 is shutting down. But, despite the hard year, for the helicopter flight simulation fans it ended with a blast. So, what happened in the crazy month of December 2021?
Raising immersion in DCS with Sensoryx VRfree

Raising immersion in DCS with Sensoryx VRfree

With VR, sims definitely became more immersive as they put us “inside the cockpit” but that immersion breaks once we start using devices such as a mouse to interact with buttons, knobs and other panel tidbits. So, we start dreaming of having our hands in the sim.
The “cloud” update: DCS world 2.7

The “cloud” update: DCS world 2.7

Version 2.7 of DCS World may not be a big helicopter-related update but the sheer fact that the new cloud system is out it’s news on its own. And boy, it was worth the wait.
Airbus H135 Helicopter Project for MSFS: 1 month later

Airbus H135 Helicopter Project for MSFS: 1 month later

A month after trying the H135 for MSFS, I decided to pick it up and let you know, again, my thoughts on it.
Virtual Air Ambulance Service

Virtual Air Ambulance Service

This new community embraces the world of air ambulances in sims and it’s looking for new pilots.
Do your thing, Microsoft. Developers are paving the way.

Do your thing, Microsoft. Developers are paving the way.

As we wait for Microsoft Flight Simulator to bring us helicopters, some developers are already thinking ahead and getting their scenery packs ready for the rotor-wings to be supported by the sim.
Microsoft Flight Simulator: the road ahead

Microsoft Flight Simulator: the road ahead

Microsoft Flight Simulator is almost out and, while most of the community is thrilled about it, some voices still raise against it. And I just don’t get it. Or perhaps they don’t get it.
G.G.S. Helicopters offers a complete experience in the FS Economy universe

G.G.S. Helicopters offers a complete experience in the FS Economy universe

The group offers a big set of fixed-bases (FBOs) in the US, a nice fleet and amazing scenery.