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Review: VIRPIL VPC MongoosT-50CM3 Throttle

Review: VIRPIL VPC MongoosT-50CM3 Throttle

After taking a look at one of their joystick bases and grips, it’s time we move on to do some power management.
Review: VIRPIL VPC MongoosT-50CM2 Grip with 200mm Flightstick Extension

Review: VIRPIL VPC MongoosT-50CM2 Grip with 200mm Flightstick Extension

VIRPIL sells their joysticks a bit differently from other manufacturers and you’ll have to select a base and the grip. But you can also add an extension to it, which may help you.
Review: VIRPIL VPC MongoosT-50CM2 Base

Review: VIRPIL VPC MongoosT-50CM2 Base

This article starts a series of reviews I will be doing about the VIRPIL controls. From a joystick base, to the grip, throttle, pedals and mounts to one of their latest developments: the control panel. Let’s start with the bases (no pun intended).
Review: VSKYLABS R44 for X-Plane

Review: VSKYLABS R44 for X-Plane

After the R66, VSKYLABS released the second Robinson they proposed themselves to bring into Laminar Research’s sim. After a rocky start, Nick Bates is finally ready to let us know everything about this bird.
Review: Skytitude X-OilRigs for X-Plane

Review: Skytitude X-OilRigs for X-Plane

If offshore operations are your thing and you’d like oil rigs to look a bit better, this may be the addon you’re looking for.
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: X-CPL-Pilot for X-Plane

Review: X-CPL-Pilot for X-Plane

As virtual pilots, we are always looking for something to do in our sims. While military sims usually offer missions and goals, civilian sims don’t normally offer a structured way of flying. X-CPL-Pilot is set to help us solve that.
Review: XPRealistic Pro 2

Review: XPRealistic Pro 2

The tool that promises increased realism and immersion of X-Plane is back with a new version. But how does it handle helicopters?
Review: JRX SA341B/SA342J Gazelle for X-Plane

Review: JRX SA341B/SA342J Gazelle for X-Plane

The Gazelle is one of those helicopters that you simply can’t take your eyes off. JRX brought it to X-Plane in full glory. Nick Bates put it to some (serious) testing!
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?

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