Gliders are planned for MSFS, according to Asobo and Microsoft, but if you can not wait, there are already sailplanes, ridge soaring and even thermals in the simulation. You just must know where to look.

Asobo talked so much about the weather simulation in Microsoft Flight Simulator that those who…


If you want to try the challenge of flying an electric plane in Microsoft Flight Simulator you should get the free AS 33Me, which is both the first electric plane in the sim and a fantastic competition glider.

Electric planes may well be in our future as electric cars are…


On July 4, 1958, when the first images from the hand-held camera onboard the helicopter were received by the engineers on the ground, news gathering changed forever. The KTLA-TV Telecopter was born, and a Bell 47G-2 was part of the story.

Helicopter news footage is so common today that we…


There is a Twin Otter for MSFS coming from Aerosoft, but the term “glass cockpit” is banned form the conversation, so let me ask: who will make the Eco Otter SX, an electric version of the classic?

First announced on September 15, 2020 by Mathijs Kok, on Aerosoft’s forums, the…


Flying with other people is an “out of the box” option in Microsoft Flight Simulator

Few online experiences within the realm of games create the ideal conditions for a community experience of discovery as Microsoft Flight Simulator. It’s something that started nearly three decades ago and has now reached a whole new level.

I turned 66 this Spring. I’ve reached an age where you look…


My own adaptation of a livery for the Cessna Skymaster 337 from Carenado, here in Prepar3D

Microsoft Flight Simulator needs a version of the Cessna Skymaster 337, but as the simulation points towards the future, I would like to have the electric version of the plane. Who dares create it?

The Cessna 337 Skymaster from Carenado has been my go-to airplane for many hours of flight…


HP is selling its Reverb G2 VR headsets and delivering them in two days, but if you are unlucky and need to replace the unit’s cable, which is REALLY BAD, it can take months. That’s something to consider when buying the headset.

Let me say this right at the start…


One of the aircraft included in the Premium Deluxe Edition of Microsoft Flight Simulator, the Pipistrel Virus SW 121 really shines when you opt for flying it in Virtual Reality using a headset like the Oculus Rift S. It’s a treat!

I’ve spent the days since VR for Microsoft Flight…


A powerline adapter may not be the first thing you associate the new Microsoft Flight Simulator with, but here is some advice: look at what devolo offers to get more out of your Internet connection.

Microsoft Flight Simulator needs some bandwidth to show its graphics in all their glory. According…


Graphically, if you’ve the computer to run it, Microsoft Flight Simulator is a feast for the eyes. It’s not perfect, but it is, no doubt, miles ahead of anything else available now. Sightseeing is mandatory and even better with company!

Since Microsoft Flight Simulator was released that I’ve been exploring…

Jose Antunes

I am a writer and photographer based on the West coast of continental Europe, a place to see the Sun die on the Sea, every day.

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