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Articles with tag 'Editorial'

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?

Aerofly FS2 R22: a pilot's perspective

Aerofly FS2 R22: a pilot's perspective

The Robinson R22 turns 40 this year and so Nick decided to write a bit about what's, very possibly, the best R22 in a sim right now.

The VEAO affair

The VEAO affair

The DCS community has raised its collective voice against a company that decided to pull the plug and quit on DCS: VEAO is leaving a lot of people very mad.

Chase the experience, not the FPS

Chase the experience, not the FPS

More FPS! We all want more FPS, right? The more the better! That's how we have been taught for years but X-Plane might be showing us something different.

Goodbye, 2018. Hello, 2019!

Goodbye, 2018. Hello, 2019!

The year is just about finished and 2019 is around the corner. 2018 was a full year for our hobby. What’s 2019 bringing us?

Goodbye, HoverControl, you had a heck of a run

Goodbye, HoverControl, you had a heck of a run

HoverControl has always been a landmark in the helicopter flight simulation landscape. A few days ago, though, it went down.

Opinion Editorial: "Study" Level

Opinion Editorial: "Study" Level

Ever heard of "study level" and how much that seems to indicate how good an aircraft is? We don't get it either and Jeff put it on his own words.

A call to arms to helicopter flight sim companies- FSE 2019

A call to arms to helicopter flight sim companies- FSE 2019

Flight simulation events, such as FlightSim Expo need the presence of companies to survive and thrive. We are doing a call to arms!
Virtual Reality and Helicopter Simulation

Virtual Reality and Helicopter Simulation

Jeff Tucker, a former OH-58 and now a CH-47 pilot is a newcomer to VR. In this article he talks about his experience with virtual reality.
The under-representation of helicopters on shows

The under-representation of helicopters on shows

FlightSimExpo took place during the last weekend and the general feedback we have been getting is great, except for a detail: helicopters are under-represented.

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