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Articles with tag 'Article'

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?

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.

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.

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.

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