Hunter Valley Airshow

Hunter Valley Airshow

I attended the Hunter Valley Airshow 2017 on Sunday the 28th of January – on a 37°C Scorcher! My camera decided to pack it in and made itself very difficult to operate, hence no airborne photographs 🙁   ...

A New Beast……….

A New Beast……….

Put your C.U.P away and go and get your B.A.T. !!!

Put your C.U.P away and go and get your B.A.T. !!!

Over the New Year holiday IL2 C.U.P. has mutated into B.A.T. This change simplifies the installation of C.U.P. immensely and now by way of B.A.T. it becomes a feasible super mod for the online community. Read the full details here: http://www.sas1946.com/main/index.php/topic,53512.0.html  

Happy Christmas!!

Happy Christmas!!

Wishing all of 457 squadron and their extended families a wonderful and happy Christmas and New Year. Looking forward to 2017 and what looks like a improving future for combat flight sims.   S!

Breaking News!

Breaking News!

Statement from Team Fusion First of all, Team Fusion would like to thank 1C ONLINE GAMES and in particular Nikolay Baryshnikov and Jason Williams for their generosity in signing off on this preliminary Agreement in Principle. The agreement will to allow Team Fusion the opportunity to gain access to the Source Code and partner with 1C. The goal is to develop and refine the original IL-2 STURMOVIK CLIFFS OF DOVER and then to take it further, towards new Map Theaters and Aircraft sets. 1C is one of the few remaining online gaming companies willing to actively support the Flight Simulation genre. They invested considerably in the development of CLIFFS OF DOVER in order to continue the legacy of the original IL-2. Now thanks to 1C’s recognition of Team...

Mastery of tail draggers!

Recommended reading for Spitfire pilots!! Part 1 If I may make a little contribution here… Hopefully some of you who are finding the Spit, Dora, 109 or P-51 a bit of a handful during take-off and landing, may find it useful! What do I know about it? Well, I have spent a significant proportion of my professional flying career teaching both experienced and novice pilots how to fly and handle tail-dragging aircraft. This amounts to several thousand hours of tailwheel training alone, though who’s counting! These aircraft include among them modern high performance aerobatic aircraft and a variety of more vintage types from DH Tiger Moths, to Harvards. I can’t recall off the top of my head exactly how many students I’ve worked with over the years, but it’s...

457 Spitfires – training action……….

457 Spitfires – training action……….