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Eagle Dynamics Previews DCS: AH-64D

Eagle Dynamics has shared a short teaser of their upcoming AH-64D Apache Longbow for DCS. The teaser video shows the might helicopter up close with a stunning amount of detail. Especially the cockpit is shown in amazing detail, with very high resolution textures and modelling. The teaser also briefly shows the helicopter in flight and in combat action.

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Hype Performance Group H145 For MSFS Enters Early Access Release

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Hype Performance Group has released their H145 for Microsoft Flight Simulator into 'Early Access'. The product released today is the H145 Luxury Variant, with civilian and military ones coming at a later date. Hype Performance Group were the team behind the freeware H135 helicopter which is found over on Flightsim.to Whilst the product is in an early access state, the
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X-Trident Releases Chinook CH-47D

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Renown aircraft developer, X-Trident, has released their latest aircraft, the Boeing CH-47D Chinook for X-Plane.  The Chinook is is a twin-engined heavy-lift helicopter capable of lifting over 10 tonnes of mixed cargo using its tandem rotor system. The Chinook first flew in 1961 after heavy design modifications from the earlier Vertol Model 107. Today, over 1200 aircraft have been built
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FlyInside Bell 47-G2: The FSElite Review

FlyInside Bell 47 G2 The FSElite Review
This is the very first payware helicopter for Microsoft Flight Simulator, developed by an actual Bell 47 pilot. The flight dynamics have been completely customized and run off of an app called “Flyinside Heli Manager.” Resulting in a very realistic and challenging helicopter experience. Video Produced By: The Flight Sim Deck
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FlyInside Bell 47 Released for MSFS

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Whilst we usually let our friends at Helisimmer.com keep you up to date with the latest in the world of helicopters, the release of the FlyInside Bell 47 is fairly significant for the simulation community. It's the first payware helicopter made available for Microsoft Flight Simulator and comes with a custom flight model. The team at FlyInside have often defied
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VSKYLABS R44 Raven II Released

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VSKYLABS Aerospace Simulations has released their R44 Raven II helicopter for X-Plane 11. The rotorcraft was designed with a realistic flight model in mind, through the Experimental Flight Model environment of X-Plane. For example, the helicopter is capable of autorotations, a situation of engine failure on a helicopter where the rotor spins freely through altitude bleeding, allowing for a safe landing and saving the occupants. This particularity of helicopter flying is rarely represented in flight simulation in general. The rest of the aircraft features a detailed 3D model with PBR textures, all the regular helicopter systems, a GNS 530 navigation device and FMOD sounds.  The VSKYLABS R44 is fully compatible with VR.

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Aerofly FS2 Fall 2020 Update: The FSElite First Look

Aerofly FS2 Fall 2020 Update The FSElite First Look
In this video, Patrick showcases what you can expect from the latest Aerofly FS2 update. Added EC135 twin turboshaft helicopter New implementation of the location dialog with airport search by IATA or name, ground images visible in airport diagram Selection of cold-and-dark, before start and ready for taxi in the location menu New implementation of the navigation dialog with search function,
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VSKYLABS Robinson R66 Released for X-Plane

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VSKYLABS has released V1.0 of their Robinson R66 Turbine Project for X-Plane 11. The Robinson R66 offers 5 seats in a turbine powered helicopter, which is powered by a Rolls Royce RR300 turbo-shaft engine. The R66 also have hydraulic controls to provide a responsive handling and a way to eliminate feedback forces. VSKYLABS recommends that you visit the Robinson Helicopters
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AOA Simulations Announces V-22 Osprey Update

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The AOA Simulations team has announced a big update for their V-22 Osprey. The new update under development on X-Plane 11 includes all-new FMOD sounds, improvements to the cockpit and instruments and more. The new improvements to the cockpit will include improved reflections, a working autopilot and many other bug fixes. This new version will be v1.7. Whilst no concrete
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Aerofly FS 2 Updated to v2.04.03.15

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Announced on the Aerosoft Blog, the widely popular flight simulator recently renowned for it's out of the box VR capabilities, Aerofly FS 2 has received a minor update. Version 2.04.03.15 brings along a new aircraft, the Robinson R22 Beta II helicopter (previews below), liveries, the addition of over 120 helipads, added controller compatibility, existing aircraft fixes and more which can
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