Articles by Joe Hudson

Review: Cowan Simulation Bell 206B3 for Microsoft Flight Simulator

Review: Cowan Simulation Bell 206B3 for Microsoft Flight Simulator

CowanSim’s is the second post-native helicopter support Bell 206 to be released for MSFS. As with the FlyInside Bell 206, Joe Hudson took her for a spin. Here are his thoughts.
Review: FlyInside Bell 206 for Microsoft Flight Simulator

Review: FlyInside Bell 206 for Microsoft Flight Simulator

FlyInside released their second helicopter for MSFS. Only a few days after the announcement, the FlyInside Bell 206 is out, and Joe Hudson took a good look at her.
A real pilot’s impressions of the AH-64D Apache for DCS (updated)

A real pilot’s impressions of the AH-64D Apache for DCS (updated)

I know what you’re thinking: these guys are only releasing this about the Apache NOW? Well, yes. Sometimes it’s better to way for the right man to do the right job, and do it the right way. Joe’s our man and he will let you know what HE thinks about the Apache for DCS.
Review: Cowan Simulation Bell 206B3 for X-Plane

Review: Cowan Simulation Bell 206B3 for X-Plane

The Bell 206 JetRanger has been a part of our simulation lives for years and it has been a part of several milestones in the simming world. We have been lacking a great, updated model for X-Plane. Could Cowan Simulation’s 206 be it?
Review: revisiting the DreamFoil Creations S300CBi for X-Plane 11

Review: revisiting the DreamFoil Creations S300CBi for X-Plane 11

Back in 2016, Joe Hudson took a look at the S300 for X-Plane 10 from DreamFoil Creations. Four years later, he decided to revisit the model as it was updated to X-Plane’s latest version.
Review: ORBX Southern California for X-Plane

Review: ORBX Southern California for X-Plane

ORBX recently released their Southern California scenery which should be a dream for the virtual helicopter pilot, considering the number of helipads and heliports in the region. But, is it?
Review: Cowan Simulation 222UT for X-Plane

Review: Cowan Simulation 222UT for X-Plane

Cowan Simulation recently released their first product: the B222UT for X-Plane. Our writer, Joe Hudson, huge fan of Airwolf, was obviously the right guy to review this sexy bird.
Review: Big Tire Productions R22 for X-Plane

Review: Big Tire Productions R22 for X-Plane

Joe Hudson took a look at the first helicopter ever produced by Big Tire for X-Plane. How does this model hold up? Read on!
Review: Drzewiecki Design Chicago City XP and Chicago Airports XP

Review: Drzewiecki Design Chicago City XP and Chicago Airports XP

Chicago gets a whole new life in this scenery by the renowned developer.
Review: Nimbus Simulation Studios UH-1H for X-Plane

Review: Nimbus Simulation Studios UH-1H for X-Plane

The almighty Huey arrived at the X-Plane universe and we recruited our Chief-Huey-Officer, Joe Hudson, to give it a good look. And perhaps do some much-awaited comparisons with another sim.