Mini update for DCS: F/A-18 on JHCMS, AGM-65, FPAS, more

DCS: F/A-18C continues to grow in feature-set and Eagle Dynamics’ Matt Wagner has dropped another mini update for us which is actually a bit larger than something I’d call mini. We’ve got new details on all kinds of new features and I’ve got some highlights for you! JHMCS, FPAS, AGM-65 and more! The Hornet is…

RAZBAM updates MiG-19, F-15E, M-2000C, AV-8B and community controversy

It’s been a busy several weeks for DCS World third party developers and RAZBAM’s updates have flown under the radar while some others have been in the limelight. Work continues on RAZBAM’s DCS: MiG-19 and it may be released before the end of the year. There is also ongoing work on their more newly announced…

Leatherneck CEII and MiG-21bis updates

A few days ago, DCS World Third party developers Leatherneck Simulations/Magnitude 3 LLC updated the community on the status of their two modules currently in production and released. The Christen Eagle II and MiG-21bis are both making progress and we’ve got some new details! MiG-21bis is coming to MAC, new features Fans of the MiG-21…

Yes, IL-2’s FW190D-9 is coming with both canopy types

Late last week, after the reveal of the FW190D-9 by 1CGS, I started asking myself what modifications the FW190D-9 might come with. We now have confirmation of at least one of those modifications and its the FW190D-9s blown canopy. And that raises a couple more questions! Blown versus non-blown canopies In a quest to improve…

Landing the MiG-29 with the new PFM

One of the quirks of the new MiG-29 PFM that Eagle Dynamics released to DCS World 2.5 beta during the week was that the nose wheel can cause quite a bounce on landing. Such a bounce that you can end up damaging the aircraft or even becoming airborne again. We don’t know if this is…

Tactical Air War video tutorial for IL-2’s competitive multiplayer

Tactical Air War is one of the IL-2: Great Battle’s most popular multiplayer server featuring regular campaigns stretching through a good portion of World War II as depicted by the series so far. To help get you started, regular IL-2 YouTuber DerSheriff has put together a video tutorial to get you started. One of the…

The DCS Tomcat versus Hornet showdown

With Heatblur’s DCS: F-14 Tomcat due out by “winter” and Eagle Dynamics adding more features to the DCS: F/A-18C Hornet I feel like there is a kind of friendly rivalry going on in the virtual hangars of DCS World. I thought it would be fun to have a showdown between these two carrier based aircraft…

DCS: MiG-29 details via DCS World Weekend News

Since mid-week we’ve had access to the newly revitalized DCS: MiG-29. The MiG-29 now has Eagle Dynamics’ top level flight model with all of the nuance and physical modeling that other aircraft like the F/A-18C Hornet, F-15C Eagle, Su-27 and Su-33 Flankers, and future models from Eagle Dynamics will have. This weekend’s DCS World Weekend…

IL-2 devs show off beautiful FW190D-9, project updates

Another one of my all time favourite fighters is the FW190D-9 or the ‘Dora-9’ and I’m pretty excited to fly it again in IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte. 1CGS has just released new screenshots showing the D-9 off and the work on this aircraft is outstanding. We’ve also heard a few small updates from the team…

The Fighter Pilot Podcast interviews Matt Wagner UPDATED

Have you heard of The Fighter Pilot Podcast? If you haven’t then I highly recommend checking this new YouTube channel out and its main host, Vincent, a former Hornet fighter pilot. For this episode, the hosts interview Eagle Dynamics’ Matt Wagner. I’ve updated this post a few times with the most recent post coming 2018-10-11…