Articles with tag 'Modification'

K-51 develops friction system for the VIRPIL Rudder Pedals

K-51 develops friction system for the VIRPIL Rudder Pedals

The kit allows you to control the force required to move the pedal, which can reduce stress on your legs if you use the spring, or to provide some force in case you remove it, for helicopters.

Tom Woods released EPI mod for X-Trident’s B412 for X-Plane

Tom Woods released EPI mod for X-Trident’s B412 for X-Plane

The man behind the freeware B429 released his most recent work, which updates the interior of the X-Trident’s model.

Tom Woods working on X-Trident B412 modification for X-Plane

Tom Woods working on X-Trident B412 modification for X-Plane

The modification should bring this veteran helicopter to the most recent, glass-cockpit-equipped 412EPI.

DreamFoil AS350B3 PBR modification released

DreamFoil AS350B3 PBR modification released

The mod brings new life to the aesthetics of the DreamFoil Creations’ Écureuil.

Tom Woods working on a modification of the B407 for X-Plane, shows B407GX

Tom Woods working on a modification of the B407 for X-Plane, shows B407GX

The author of the Bell 429 for X-Plane is working on a modification for the DreamFoil Creations Bell 407 and bringing the G1000H-equipped 407GX to live in the sim.

BrettS' Hughes 500D Realism Enhancement Mod released

BrettS' Hughes 500D Realism Enhancement Mod released

This mod vastly improves systems, textures and sounds on the freeware Hughes 500D that has been enhanced by the community.

Pro Flight Trainer launches toe brakes for the Puma

Pro Flight Trainer launches toe brakes for the Puma

The company is finally releasing a mod that allows both new and old users of the Pro Flight Trainer Puma to add toe brakes to their sets.

Making your joystick more helicopter-friendly

Making your joystick more helicopter-friendly

Helicopters are wild beasts. They are tough to control, even with the best joystick in the market. Unless you purchased a cyclic unit, you are probably using a regular joystick with a centering mechanism -- usually a spring. For a while I have struggled with the joystick I had in order to better control helicopters. Not anymore. So, what can you do to make your joystick more helicopter-friendly?