Articles with tag 'Editorial'

From the community with love: #Airhugs

From the community with love: #Airhugs

As FlyJuly reaches its end, ORBX and its partners are thanking the real aviation industry, which are going through very troubled times.

Microsoft Flight Simulator: the road ahead

Microsoft Flight Simulator: the road ahead

Microsoft Flight Simulator is almost out and, while most of the community is thrilled about it, some voices still raise against it. And I just don’t get it. Or perhaps they don’t get it.

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.

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?

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.

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