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!
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.
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.
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).