DCS World updates: JF-17 dev news, F1 news, and SK-60 mod

Rounding up a variety of DCS World news items as we come to the end of this week. There’s news from Deka Ironworks on some updates to the JF-17 Thunder as that project comes out of early access. Aerges have given us a tantalizing tidbit of information about the DCS: F1 project, and a group…

Me410 cockpit and new airfield images portent release of IL-2 Normandy

We’re on the final stretch for the full release of IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle of Normandy as the latest developer diary points out. This week we’re seeing the nearly finished Me410 cockpit and a bunch of new airfields. Me410 cockpit, airfields Up until know we’ve only see the pre-rendered versions of the Me410 cockpit. Now we’re…

MSFS’ Jorg Neumann interviewed by HeliSimmer and appears in Smithsonian video

A couple of interesting pieces of Microsoft Flight Simulator content have come out over the last several days featuring Jorg Neumann from Microsoft Flight Simulator. Sérgio Costa from HeliSimmer.com has also done a very interesting interview with the Flight Simulator lead with plenty of helicopter talk. Then there’s a short Xbox video featuring him at…

OctopusG shows off Su-22 video for DCS

OctopusG is surprising everyone with the release of a video that details a lot of the work on their Su-22 project for DCS World. Let’s have a look! Further along than we thought? Several people tagged me, pinged me and otherwise let me know that a new OctopusG video had surfaced with a closer look…

Just Flight bringing ‘study level’ Tornado to MSFS

Military aircraft fans will want to have a close look at the development of this new aircraft for Microsoft Flight Simulator. Just Flight have just announced that their next in-house military aircraft project is intended to be the classic Tornado low-level strike fighter. This is what we know so far! First screenshots Just Flight appear…

New trueSKY and 4K texture Desert Wings images

The fine folks at Team Fusion Simulations have sent me a bunch of new screenshots from their latest work on their Desert Wings – Tobruk project. Among them are some great images showing off the 4K texture work and their TrueSKY clouds implementation. Let’s have a look! More clarity, more clouds The folks at Team…

Raven One Dominant Fury for DCS: F/A-18 has launched

Legendary campaign builder Baltic Dragon is back with a prequel campaign for his previous success: Raven One. The new Dominant Fury campaign is a prequel campaign based on the book by Kevin Miller by the same name. Here’s what you get with the campaign. Using the DCS: F/A-18C to the max! Raven One: Dominant Fury…

OctopusG shows early Su-17 renders

DCS World developer OctopusG is back in the news again (twice in one week!) thanks to a new post that’s been made on their Facebook page showing off some work in progress renders. They appear to indicate that a Su-17 is under development. Let’s have a look! Early cockpit renders Three images were released on…

Deadstick is not dead according to developers

Yesterday I wrote an article reporting that Deadstick, the long in development indie bushplane simulator, was stopping development and going on indefinite hold. Then, this morning I received word from the community manager of the Deadstick Discord server that this story was a fake. Following that, there’s been a few words written by the lead…

IL-2’s Me410 and Normandy map move towards testing

The final stretch of the road for IL-2: Battle of Normandy is at hand as the 1CGS team move the final pieces of content into place. Among them are the last remaining flyable airplane, the Me410, and the Normandy map. This week we got new looks at both! 410, Normandy map move to testing A…