Spintires: The “Getting Stuck” Simulator

One of the things that parents with young children learn very quickly is rhyming story books. Lots of them. Whether it’s a scarf for a giraffe, a cat in a hat or a goat in a boat, there’s apparently an unwritten rule that all children’s stories must rhyme.

But what’s that got to do [...]

PMDG – 777-200LR/F SP1 Review + Interview with Robert S. Randazzo

Waiting for Service Pack 1 for the PMDG 777-200LR/F took longer than anyone, including PMDG themselves, expected. But now that it’s finally there, and I’ve had a chance to test it, let’s take a new look at the product in question.

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Review of FSDREAMTEAM – HOUSTON GEORGE BUSH INTERCONTINENTAL for FSX

George Bush Intercontinental Airport, ICAO: KIAH, is an international airport located in Houston, Texas about 23 miles north of Downtown Houston. It serves the Greater Houston metropolitan area, which is the fifth-largest metropolitan area in the United States. The airport come into service in June of 1969 under the name Houston Intercontinental Airport but [...]

Review of MILVIZ – BOEING 737-200C for FSX/P3Dv1

The Boeing 737 series aircraft is a short to medium-range twin-engine narrow-body jet airliner that also happens to be the best-selling jet airliner in the history of aviation. Milviz has chosen to recreate the 737-200c variant that originally entered service in April of 1968. In total 1010 of the 200s were built.

The 737-200c [...]

Saitek – X-55 Rhino H.O.T.A.S. Review

Saitek X-55 Rhino Review Cover

Anyone who has ever been in the market for a new joystick, knows there’s an amazing range of products out there. From cheap and simple €20 pieces, to professional looking pieces of hardware costing €200 and more. Recently, Mad Catz has expanded our choices in the higher-end segment even more with the newest product [...]

Review of AEROSOFT – MEGA AIRPORT BERLIN-BRANDENBURG v1.11 for FSX/P3DV1/P3DV2

Berlin Brandenburg Airport, ICAO: EDDB, is an international airport under construction. It is located adjacent to the current Berlin Schönefeld Airport which is in Schönefeld, Germany approximately 18 kilometres south of Berlin, the capital of Germany.

This new airport is intended to replace both Schönefeld and Berlin Tegel Airports, and to become the single [...]

Review of TAXI2GATE – POINTE-À-PITRE LE RAIZET AIRPORT TFFR for FSX/P3DV1/P3DV2

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Pointe-à-Pitre International Airport or Pointe-à-Pitre Le Raizet Airport, ICAO: TFFR) is an airport serving Pointe-à-Pitre on the island of Grande-Terre in Guadeloupe. The airport serves as the main hub for both Air Caraïbes and Air Antilles Express. In 2008, the airport handled between 2 and 2.5 million passengers. The airport has one runway 12/30 [...]

Review of AEROSOFT – MEGA AIRPORT DUBLIN FSX/P3DV1/P3DV2

Dublin Airport, ICAO: EIDW, is an international airport serving Dublin, Ireland. Its Irish name is: Aerfort Bhaile Átha Cliath. The airport is located approximately 6 miles north of the city of Dublin, Ireland. In 2012 just slightly over 19 million passengers passed through the airports facilities making it the busiest airport in Ireland in [...]

Review: Classics Hangar Bf108B

Most aviation fans, young or old, when hearing the name Messerschmitt, think of one thing: sleek grey and green shapes with yellow noses, swooping low over the Southern English countryside in pursuit of, or being pursued by, a Supermarine Spitfire.

Forget everything else that the Bayerisch Flugzeugwerke or Messerschmitt ever built, it is the Bf109 [...]

Review: Wheel Stand Pro Deluxe V2 (translated from german)

Hardware is the key, if you want to reach the higher levels of simulation. But it’s not the device itself, that makes things look and feel different. It’s also the rigg for it. Where would you find the joy in simming with the best HOTAS system, the most realistic [...]