DCS Huey to get Multi-crew

Today’s announcement from ED shows that the Huey is finally going to get multi-crew support. While the Gazelle showed some initial promise as the first DCS helicopter to get multi-crew support it never quite worked out; it’s meant to be being redeveloped. It would be great if they could get a helicopter to work seamlessly…

Blackhog b-explorer First Impressions

Hi all, After a long time away I’ve had my first opportunity to review some hardware, and for the first time ever I’ve even been sent a demo unit to try out; full-disclosure I’d bought one already so it’s not influenced my view in any way. So, the Blackhog b-explorer. I’m going to go in-depth…

Oculus Rift S, DCS World and IL2 BoX

First of all, apologies for the long break in posting, I’ve been going through some tough times at home and the website had to take a break. I’m in the process of splitting with my wife now and there is suddenly more time available! As some of you may have seen I have been using…

Spitfire sim controls match up in VR

Happy to share with you photos and comments from a Norwegian customer who has just integrated my Spitfire Histories controls into his Spitfire MkIX sim pit. Tore E Larsen has spent hours building a full scale replica cockpit, but until recently he flew using classic HOTAS stick and throttle controls. He has now replaced these…

Spitfire Sim Pit Update Feb 2019

It’s been some time since the last update because I have been busy making Spitfire sim kits for several virtual pilots and have been trying to do some development as well. On the development side I have added as standard to the kit an adjustable max take-off stop for the throttle gate. Previously this was fixed…

Spitfire chassis control unit for sims

This short video shows the functioning of the Spitfire Histories replica chassis control unit for Spitfires in flight simulators. The unit was adapted from Supermarine Aviation Works engineering drawings and is full scale. While the electronics are quite simple, an electro-optical switch activated by a paddle, the mechanical operation of the lever, the lever locking…

Am I missing WW2 simming?

After a night on IL2 BoX what does the future hold for the direction of my simming? I end up trying to decide between IL2 and DCS!