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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.
Prepar3D v5 is coming and what does that mean for helicopters?

Prepar3D v5 is coming and what does that mean for helicopters?

A new version of Prepar3D is coming and the helicopter flight simulation community is asking the obvious: what’s in it for us?
Simming on a browser: Geo-FS

Simming on a browser: Geo-FS

As weird as it seems, there is a flight simulator that works on the browser. And no, it’s not Google Earth. It’s something else, developed by a single person.
Is helicopter flight simulation the epitome of VR use?

Is helicopter flight simulation the epitome of VR use?

Nothing beats taking up the virtual skies in Virtual Reality. But the sensation of doing it in a helicopter? Unbelievable.
How does Microsoft Flight Simulator streaming work?

How does Microsoft Flight Simulator streaming work?

In order to provide a much realistic and high-quality world, Microsoft will start streaming data to our computers. This has been confusing some simmers.
Polychop announced the Kiowa for DCS. But what about the Gazelle?

Polychop announced the Kiowa for DCS. But what about the Gazelle?

The developer recently confirmed that they are working on the OH-58D Kiowa for the sim. This caused a stir in the community, but we got to talk to the company’s CEO about it.
Hands-on: Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 Global Preview Event

Hands-on: Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 Global Preview Event

Earlier this month, Microsoft did a Global Preview Event for media and flight simulation influencers where we could get our hands on a build.
Bringing the freeware Hughes 500D for X-Plane together

Bringing the freeware Hughes 500D for X-Plane together

The freeware Hughes 500D quickly became a favorite of the community. In such a way that other community members pitched in to make it even more interesting. But it can get confusing.
Which budget controller should I get? – Part II: pedals

Which budget controller should I get? – Part II: pedals

We continue to take a look at hardware that will help you take better control of your helicopters without breaking the bank. This time we will check out a couple of pedals.
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?

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