Articles with tag 'Review', 'Hardware'

Review: Komodo Simulations EC135/EC145 cyclic

Review: Komodo Simulations EC135/EC145 cyclic

With Komodo products sitting firmly at the top of the product price range – many people think they are ‘overpriced’. So, do you get what you pay for?

Review: VIRPIL VPC ACE-Torq Pedals

Review: VIRPIL VPC ACE-Torq Pedals

A few weeks ago, VIRPIL released a new product which is clearly aimed at the helicopter pilots, even if the design is a bit… Odd. Intrigued? So was I. Fortunately, I got my hands on a unit to tell you all about it.

Review: K-51 damper for VIRPIL rudder pedals

Review: K-51 damper for VIRPIL rudder pedals

How do you improve something that’s already pretty darn good? Can you even do it? Can you turn a 10 into 11? Spoiler alert: yes, you can.

Review: VIRPIL VPC Rotor TCS Plus Base

Review: VIRPIL VPC Rotor TCS Plus Base

Do you want to get a collective with or without a throttle? The TCS Plus Base gives you that extra feature, which is handy!

Review: VIRPIL VPC Control Panel #1

Review: VIRPIL VPC Control Panel #1

You can never have enough buttons, knobs, switches and other stuff to push, rotate nudge or switch, right? But, sometimes, the classy joystick or the almighty throttle we bought simply doesn’t cover all our needs. Well, VIRPIL has you covered with a couple of panels filled with nice, juicy stuff.

Review: Winwing Black Shark Collective System for Cockpit/Chair

Review: Winwing Black Shark Collective System for Cockpit/Chair

As more and more people are getting into helicopters, hardware manufacturers are finally looking at our market with increased interest and new products have been popping up. We have seen a few in the past and today is Winwing’s turn.

Review: VIRPIL VPC WarBRD Rudder Pedals

Review: VIRPIL VPC WarBRD Rudder Pedals

Rudder pedals (or, in case of helicopters, anti-torque pedals) are another sensitive topic when it comes to rotary wing aviation. Which seems to be a theme when we talk about controlling these machines.

Review: OE-XAM Eurocopter Cyclic Stick EC135 Grip

Review: OE-XAM Eurocopter Cyclic Stick EC135 Grip

In the cluttered helicopter control market – there appears to be some quality that lurks in the shadows!

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.