Articles with tag 'Transitional Flight'

Transitional flight: from FSX to DCS

Transitional flight: from FSX to DCS

For the second installment of this series, I gave DCS a try through the Mi-8MTV2 Magnificent Eight module. DCS is well known in the community for being a realistic simulator and the dedicated modules take that a step further. But DCS is, in fact, a whole new beast. In a good way.

Transitional flight: from FSX to X-Plane

Transitional flight: from FSX to X-Plane

The history of home flight simulation began over 20 years ago in 1982 when subLOGIC and Microsoft released the first version. From them on, different generations of aviation enthusiasts dived into a world of adventure and learning. Nowadays, there are other simulators out there that rival – and even surpass – Microsoft's simulator. How hard or how easy it is to transition from FSX to those other simulators? That's what I challenged myself to do. Starting with X-Plane.

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