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MSFS: Windows VR Tools

MSFS: Windows VR Tools

In this article we look at some of the components that contribute to the render pipeline for Microsoft Flight Simulator ...
How to Optimise MSFS for VR

How to Optimise MSFS for VR

This guide will help you to configure and optimise a Windows PC for use with the Microsoft Flight Simulator (MSFS) in VR ...
Free Presets: Floyd's Epic Clouds

Free Presets: Floyd’s Epic Clouds

A cloud pack for Microsoft Flight Simulator featuring 6 majestic Big Cloud variants to fill your landscapes to the horizon ...
Graphics Tech

Graphics Tech

Image quality for real-world simulations depends on the techniques used to render images. Here are some of the methods used ...
MSFS: Windows Environment Settings

MSFS: Windows Environment Settings

In this article we look at the settings that contribute to the Windows environment in which Microsoft Flight Simulator is running ...
MSFS: Suggested Settings

MSFS: Suggested Settings

In this article we summarise the most important steps to immediately improve your VR experience of Microsoft Flight Simulator ...
G502 Mouse Rattle Fix

G502 Mouse Rattle Fix

My G502 mouse seems to have a rattling centre wheel. It seems this isn't uncommon, unfortunately but I did fix it. Here's what I did ...
A PC Build for X-Plane and Microsoft Flight Simulator

A PC Build for X-Plane and Microsoft Flight Simulator

Here are some of the things I discovered when trying to pick parts from an online PC builder. Be aware of the pitfalls you can encounter ...
The T16000M Joystick LED & Tension Mods

The T16000M Joystick LED & Tension Mods

The Thrustmaster T16000M joystick is an excellent piece of kit you can improve with a little manual intervention and patience ...
How to Regrease a Thrustmaster TWCS Throttle

How to Regrease a Thrustmaster TWCS Throttle

The standard grease used in the Thrustmaster TWCS Throttle is not as smooth it could be. For better control, use Nyogel 767A instead ...
Logitech G903

The Logitech G903 Wireless Mouse

If you are looking for a wireless gaming mouse, the G903 is excellent and is compatible with PowerPlay continuous charging ...
T-Flight HOTAS X Maintenance

T-Flight HOTAS X Maintenance

The T Flight HOTAS is a great controller for a good price but if it creaks it can be annoying and you might want to risk lubricating the ball joint ...
VR with the Oculus Rift S

VR with the Oculus Rift S

The first time you experience VR will be amazing. The sense of depth and scale it gives you is undeniable and it makes a perfect companion for a flight sim ...
Airports in the Alps for Pilots and Travellers

Airports in the Alps for Pilots and Travellers

A visual guide to airports in the alps for your holiday or flight sim. Each airport is shown with its name, ICAO code and the surrounding environment ...
War Thunder's The Plagis Spitfire LF Mk. IX

How to Install the War Thunder Plagis Spitfire

A step by step guide to install War Thunder's Plagis Spitfire LF Mk. IX DLC Pack in particular, and probably any DLC pack in general ...
A FlyingIron Spitfire Quick-Start Guide for X-Plane

A FlyingIron Spitfire Quick-Start Guide for X-Plane

If you are struggling to get your new FlyingIron Spitfire into the air here are the essential steps that will get you into the blue as soon as possible ...
A FlyingIron Spitfire Settings Utility for X-Plane

A FlyingIron Spitfire Settings Utility for X-Plane

The LFD settings utility will store your preferred settings for the FlyingIron Spitfire and load them automatically when you next use it ...
X-Plane VR FPS Tips

X-Plane VR FPS Tips

X-Plane looks phenomenal in VR over high res terrain with realistic weather. Here are some FPS tips to help get it working at its best ...
LFD's Auto View Distance Utility for X-Plane

LFD’s Auto View Distance Utility for X-Plane

LFD's Auto View Distance utility will optimise X Plane's graphics engine dynamically to bring you the best results for your chosen configuration ...
IL-2 Sturmovik VR Modules

IL-2 Sturmovik VR Modules

The IL-2 buying list is confusing - here's a good starting point for VR pilots who don't want to buy the non-VR modules ...
A diagram of VoiceAttack in use

Voice Control for Gaming

VoiceAttack is a great little utility that provides the means to control games and other apps with voice commands that work like magic ...
MSFS: How to Get VR Up & Running

MSFS: How to Get VR Up & Running

This guide will ease you into setting up VR for Microsoft Flight Simulator (MSFS) if you are having problems ...
Microsoft Flight Simulator logo

Microsoft Flight Simulator Basics

The Asobo-Microsoft Flight Simulator is a superb flight sim. Here are a few of the things I have discovered so far ...
An MSFS FlyingIron Spitfire Quick-Start Guide

An MSFS FlyingIron Spitfire Quick-Start Guide

If you are struggling to keep your new MSFS FlyingIron Spitfire in the air when you get airborne, this is what you need to do ...
The Flightsim Hangar

The Flightsim Hangar

This article index contains all Channel LFD flightsim related content for VR flight, tech, tools and guides ...
How to Safely Load MSFS Updates

How to Safely Load MSFS Updates

The complete procedure for loading updates into Microsoft Flight Simulator on a PC can be convoluted - here are some steps that could help ...
Floyds Alpine Odyssey

Floyds Alpine Odyssey

Floyds Alpine Odyssey is a 1000 mile glider route through the Alps starting at the Southern coast of France and ending in Eastern Austria ...
Star Citizen Planetary Landing Guide

Star Citizen Planetary Landing Guide

This is a step by step tutorial for new Star Citizens: where to find the ship retrieval consoles, how to get to a destination and everything in between ...
Star Citizen Essential Keyboard Controls

Star Citizen Essential Keyboard Controls

Here are the controls that will help you the most. Clear the clutter by getting to know these keys first then add more when you need to ...
star citizen's creator chris roberts

The Star Citizen Media Circus

Star Citizen is a dazzling media circus with a Frankenstein's monster of a game staggering around in the background ...
The Magic of the Desert Bus

The Magic of the Desert Bus

Desert Bus is a unique game that requires superhuman concentration and dedication. It has now been adopted as a means of raising money for charity ...
Star Citizen Game Tech

Star Citizen Game Tech

Games breed tools and mechanisms that can be adapted for the real world. Star Citizen is making it possible to look inside of their game development process ...
Star Citizen How to Join the PTU

Star Citizen How to Join the PTU

The Public Test Universe (PTU) is a game environment on a separate server used to test release builds. This is how you join in ...
Star Citizen Lorville Central Business District

Star Citizen Lorville Central Business District

The Central Business District is located in the imposing H shaped Hurston Dynamics building in Lorville at Hurston ...
Star Citizen Guide to the Galaxy

Star Citizen Guide to the Galaxy

The Star Citizen Guide to the Galaxy is here to help you find your way around! Here is an index of the most popular articles ...
Star Citizen Cave Modelling

Star Citizen Cave Modelling

Caves are a great addition to the Star Citizen environment. The modelling for these subterranean worlds is convincing and interesting ...
Star Citizen Jump Points

Star Citizen Jump Points

Jump Points are the start and end of wormhole passages that connect star systems. The first one connects Stanton and Pyro ...
Star Citizen Port Olisar, Crusader

Star Citizen Port Olisar, Crusader

Port Olisar is a space station in orbit around Crusader where the majority of existing players have started from at one time or another ...
Star Citizen Jumptown on Yela

Star Citizen Jumptown on Yela

Jumptown is where you used to be able to buy the drug Widow and sell on at one of the local mining establishments with a 70% profit margin ...
Star Citizen Hurston Outpost Biomes

Star Citizen Hurston Outpost Biomes

The biomes on Hurston make a welcome change from the stark environments of its moons. The coastal biome has become a firm favourite ...
Star Citizen Lorville on Hurston

Star Citizen Lorville on Hurston

Lorville is a city on Hurston with an integral spaceport, business district and shopping areas connected by rail transit buses ...
Star Citizen Grim Hex at Yela

Star Citizen Grim Hex at Yela

Grim Hex, also known as the Green Imperial Housing Exchange, is a facility built into a large rock in the rings of Yela, a moon of Crusader ...
Star Citizen From Leavsden to Teasa Spaceport

Star Citizen From Leavsden to Teasa Spaceport

Here is a map and guide to finding your way from the Lorville Hab unit at Leavesden to the Teasa Spaceport hangars ...
Star Citizen How to Find and Access Your Ship

Star Citizen How to Find and Access Your Ship

Use a map to get from your hab unit to a Fleet Management Terminal, then use this guide to get to your ship your ship ...
Star Citizen Rest Stops

Star Citizen Rest Stops

Rest Stops (aka Truck Stops) are space stations at lagrange points provide fuel, maintenance, shopping and trading facilities ...
Star Citizen FOIP Configuration

Star Citizen FOIP Configuration

This is a quick guide to show you how to configure Face Over IP (FOIP) to transfer your facial expressions from a webcam to your avatar. ...
Star Citizen Microtech

Star Citizen Microtech

Microtech and its Tressler Space Station are the source of tech that can be sold to the rest of the solar system ...
Star Citizen Satellite & Javelin Wrecks

Star Citizen Satellite & Javelin Wrecks

Here are the directions to a couple of interesting wrecks you can track down: a satellite on Hurston and a Javelin on Daymar ...
Star Citizen Security Post Kareah at Cellin

Star Citizen Security Post Kareah at Cellin

You can clear your Crime Stat at Security Post Kareah, a space station in orbit around Cellin, a moon of Crusader ...
Star Citizen Area 18 on ArcCorp

Star Citizen Area 18 on ArcCorp

Area 18 is the primary location on ArcCorp. Transit buses circulate between Area 18, the Spaceport and the Bevic Convention Center ...
Star Citizen Flight, Refuel, Repair & Navigation

Star Citizen Flight, Refuel, Repair & Navigation

Here are the considerations and how-tos for takeoff, flight and auto landing. The revised control model is great for mouse and keyboard ...
Star Citizen Cave Mining

Star Citizen Cave Mining

FPS cave mining provides the motivation to visit beautiful landscapes and appreciate the soundscapes of their subterranean worlds ...
Star Citizen Levski on Delamar

Star Citizen Levski on Delamar

The Grand Barter can be found at Levski on Delamar. This article contains a map so you can find your way around ...
Infinity Battlescape Quick Start & Game Guide

Infinity Battlescape Quick Start & Game Guide

Infinity Battlescape is an epic space war waged in massive ship vs ship battles around Rethe Prime, its moons and their surface environments ...
Is Elite Dangerous a Game or What?

Is Elite Dangerous a Game or What?

Elite Dangerous is a ruthless sim designed to leach away your credibility and will to live. Here are some tips for those lost in its vacuum ...
Capsizing the Sloop in Sea of Thieves

The Sea of Thieves New Player Guide

The Sea of Thieves left me lost in the basics, but its a really entertaining game so I've taken the time to figure out what you need to know from the start ...