Sunday, 23 April 2017

Heron's Nest 2.0: Free Realty

As Froogle says, except for a house, a dirt runway, and a sea dock, there's little to get excited about regarding Heron's Island 2.0, iBlueYonder's latest freeware release. 


Except, that is, for the astounding quality and fastidious detail, the lifelike texturing and tangible atmosphere, but perhaps this is to be expected bearing in mind iBlueYonder's pedigree including several ORBX releases and my favourite area, Tongass Fjords. 

Anyway, should you fancy getting away from it all for a short isolated break, then this is the perfect spot off the coast of Maine if (a) you find it and (b) land on it. 

Click on the above JPG to watch the video to see why this should be your next VFR, tailwheel, low fuel, no-GPS, seat of the pants destination. 

Bring food and beverages, as the nearest shops are back from where you started. 


Thursday, 20 April 2017

Dive, Dive, Dive!

If you thought that "Dive, Dive, Dive!" was but a submariners expression, then think again.

Milviz have very generously made their Stuka JU-87 available as freeware.


I can hear it now, loud choruses of "Dive, Dive, Dive!" followed by higher pitched yelps of "Pull Up, Pull Up, Pull Up!".

Whilst you're checking out Milviz's website, don't forget to take a look at their exceptional freeware Red Bull P-38 Mustang.


So, all we need now are you scores for difficulty and style...


 


 

Brilliant for VR headsets and possibly the one to watch - just enjoy a good fly through great scenery in the meantime


Still the one to get