Latest News

Honeycomb Aeronautical Yoke Development Complete!


Honeycomb Aeronautical, the company behind the highly anticipated Alpha Flight Controls system have released a status update explaining where they are at with development. We discovered Honeycomb Aeronautical at CES2017 and the community went crazy about the newly announced flight control system, the release was slated for the summer of 2017 but development was then delayed due to production delays. In a video posted to the company’s Facebook page, Honeycomb Aeronatucal’s Founder, Niki Repenning announced that the development of the yoke is now complete and the throttles are not far behind. He said: “The development of the yoke is finally…

PMDG Release 747 QOTSII Update!


Overnight, PMDG pushed out some updates for their popular 747 Queen of the Skies II aircraft, some of which have been in development since February 2018! Among the updates was the addition of PMDG RainMaker for Prepared v4 users of the PMDG 747-400 QOTSII.  Additional features in the 747-8’s electronic flight bag, performance improvements, bug fixes and general improvements. For Prepar3D v4 users, the team are still working through adding PBR to all of the 747 models, and this is taking some time as there are so many models that must be updated. PMDG says the beta testing for this update took…

This Week's Podcast

Episode 20 | PilotEdge’s Keith Smith


Pilot Edge is a professional air traffic control network for flight simulators; it was founded in 2010 by Keith Smith and on today’s podcast we hear all about it. Designed to cater for those who want a more serious approach to air traffic control, PilotEdge isn’t for everyone so before joining, you need to assess three different ideas: 1. How flexible are you in terms of where you fly? The PilotEdge coverage area is 1000+ non-towered airports and ~85 towered airports, covering the western half of the United States. 2. How important is it to have ATC on a known…