F-14 Rudder Control issues

Hi all,This started last night without any warning. I’m unable to use the rudder pedals. The game is picking them up and when I transfer the rudder to another controller it picks that up too; but still does not work. The initial row in the control assignment is greyed out no matter what, but the…

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…

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…

Replica Spitfire flying controls recap July 2018

Because of the growing interest in this project and enquiries to purchase a kit, I felt it would be useful to recapitulate what the current version of the kit offers in the way of controls and to highlight what is under development. The kit was re-designed in 3D from Supermarine Aviation Works engineering drawings. Most…