Introduction I’ve been an active flight simulation hobbyist for many years and as well as ...
by Erik “EinsteinEP” Pierce I am a Warthog addict. Who isn’t, right? I do my ...
SimHQ’s Jens “McGonigle” Lindblad talks with Matt Milne in anticipation of the planned December release ...
Long-time contributor Steve Serdikoff provided these March calendar images in honor of the US Navy Blue Angels and USAF Thunderbirds 2014 air show schedules. The US Navy Blue Angels were photographed at Andrews AFB in May 2012. Their 2014 show schedule is here. The USAF Thunderbirds were photographed in the diamond formation takeoff at Dover […]
by Ken “531 Ghost” King I had some time with Tim Di Iullo from Mad Catz to discuss the upcoming Saitek X-55 RHINO H.O.T.A.S. System. You’ve seen our announcements and there have been various questions on the forums as well. Keep reading below for an inside scoop on this upcoming product. Ken: According to the Saitek website the RHINO X-55 […]
For this month’s calendars, we are celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the E-2 Hawkeye. You can visit the NAVAIR site for the event here. “The E-2 Hawkeye, the Navy’s airborne early warning, command and control aircraft, was delivered to Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 11 on Jan. 19, 1964. To mark this milestone, E-2/C-2 […]
In this final article for our IL-2 retrospective, we look at the last chapter in the series, IL-2 Sturmovik: 1946 and what came afterwards – the unique collaboration with a group of modders, Team Daidalos. IL-2 Sturmovik: 1946 (2006) Tom Cofield once again leapt bravely into dark waters predicting in 2006 that IL-2 Sturmovik: 1946 […]
Ken “Arthonon” Cartwright took the Mustang image at the Wings Over Gillespie Air Show conducted by Air Group One on March 1, 2013. The Blue Angels image was taken at the El Centro Air Show on March 6, 2013. Visit Ken’s web site for more of his aviation photography. Thanks again, Ken! 1920 x 1080 […]
So far we have looked at the first chapters of the IL-2 legend, IL-2 Sturmovik and Forgotten Battles. Now we move from Europe to the Pacific. Fighting the Publisher: IL-2 Pacific Fighters (2004) “…in what has to be the final utilization for the IL-2 engine, Oleg Maddox, Ilya Shevchenko and company have released Pacific Fighters, […]
Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. announced that the Saitek X-55 RHINO H.O.T.A.S. designed and developed to give flight simulation enthusiasts the a realistic flight experience at an affordable price, is expected to ship to consumers in early 2014. The X-55 RHINO is styled after modern fighter jet control systems and was built from the ground up to deliver […]
Amazon is offering ROLLING THUNDER (Wings of War) for free on Kindle. Rolling Thunder is an explosive portrait of men at war, so authentic and powerful, only a veteran pilot could have written it. It is the first of the five-book Rolling Thunder series. Next are Steel Tiger, Phantom Leader, Eagle Station, and Storm Flight.
Review by Jens “McGonigle” Lindblad Introduction Having followed the development of Over Flanders Fields from its early inception as Phase 1, over the introduced refinements in Phases 2 and 3, to the Hat in the Ring release and the renaming to Wings Over Flanders Fields, the Old Brown Dog developers now release their long anticipated […]
In our first retrospective article on IL-2 we covered the release of the original IL-2 Sturmovik and took a walk down Oleg Maddox’s memory lane. Gone, But Not Forgotten Following hot on the heels of the successful IL-2 Sturmovik, came the Forgotten Battles release in 2003. This stand-alone title in the series came slightly more […]