Articles with tag 'Review'

Review: Philip Ubben/Khamsin Studios SA-315 Lama for X-Plane

Review: Philip Ubben/Khamsin Studios SA-315 Lama for X-Plane

This little helicopter has recently been released for X-Plane after Philip Ubben’s stubbornness and willing to bring it to life. Was it worth it? Well... Read on and you may be (very) pleasantly surprised!

Review: Hype Performance Group H135 for MSFS

Review: Hype Performance Group H135 for MSFS

After numerous releases (over 20) of pre-release versions, the freeware H135 for MSFS finally reached version 1 and I had to revisit it, of course.

Review: X-Trident CH-47D for X-Plane

Review: X-Trident CH-47D for X-Plane

The mighty Chinook landed on our virtual hangars a few weeks ago and we had to, of course, review it. Who else could we get to do it than our resident CH-47 pilot, Mr. Jeff Tucker?

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: Cowan Simulation 500E for X-Plane

Review: Cowan Simulation 500E for X-Plane

The MD500 is a very popular helicopter and known by many as a sort of a “sportscar of helicopters”. Ascending star developer Joshua Cowan released his 500E for X-Plane and real world 500 pilot, Nick Bates tells us everything we need to know about this initial release.

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.

Review: VIRPIL VPC MongoosT-50CM2 Base

Review: VIRPIL VPC MongoosT-50CM2 Base

This article starts a series of reviews I will be doing about the VIRPIL controls. From a joystick base, to the grip, throttle, pedals and mounts to one of their latest developments: the control panel. Let’s start with the bases (no pun intended).

Kiowa Pilot reviews the DCS Gazelle

Kiowa Pilot reviews the DCS Gazelle

When in doubt, ask the folks with real experience.

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