Community Q&A with SYN_Haashashin, creator of Achtung Spitfire!

It’s been a little while since I put together the last Community Q&A but I am very pleased to release this next one. This Q&A is with SYN_Haashashin from the IL-2 and Rise of Flight communities. Haashashin and The Syndicate squadron have long been into multiplayer flying but also involved with the single player mission…

JF-17 first academic video is out!

Suddenly becoming that much more real, Deka Ironworks has released their first academic video for their JF-17 Thunder 4th gen fighter for DCS World. The first video focuses on two air-to-ground weapon systems and their associated avionics and even the aircraft’s targeting pod. There’s a lot here so let’s have a look! LS-6 and C-701T…

New cockpit image, academic videos coming soon for DCS: JF-17

A few new tidbits of information have come out about the DCS: JF-17 coming soon to DCS World by Deka Ironworks. This Pakistani-Chinese fighter jet has attracted a lot of attention in the DCS World community and we have a new image of the cockpit as well as information about forthcoming academic videos. This is…

New stall video shows new Flight Simulator stall/spin testing

Microsoft continues to slow trickle information about their next gen flight simulator title with a new video being released to the public featuring what a stall looks like in the simulation. And it looks really convincing to me and gives me some serious hope for a high fidelity flight model. Overcoming skepticism I’ll admit that…

A closer look at the possible future of IL-2’s B-25D Mitchell

Yesterday’s IL-2 developer diary update gave us our first look at the B-25D Mitchell for IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte. This aircraft is an AI-only addition to the series at this time but it has a possible future as a flyable aircraft as well and I wanted to explore that in a little more detail. Let’s…

IL-2 launches ‘fall into savings’ sale

The fall sale for the IL-2 series is now underway with the chance to save some money on Collector Planes, Scripted Campaigns, and IL-2: Battle of Moscow! Here’s the details. Campaigns, Collector planes focused This sale is focused on Campaigns and Collector Planes rather than the main IL-2 products (which were on sale only a…

A-10C cockpit update, Hornet to get Walleye next

The DCS World Weekend News update this week was fairly light on details but we did get some new images of the work in progress A-10C cockpit and news on what weapon the Hornet is getting next: spoiler, it’s the Walleye! A-10C update moving along The DCS: A-10C set the benchmark for DCS World and…

IL-2 dev diary talks September patch, new images, B-25!

It was a relatively short IL-2 developer diary this week but one with a couple of key pieces of information and some stunning screenshots released by the team. Bodenplatte is looking very close to completion now! Let’s talk about what we’ve learned and what’s next. Feast your eyes! A huge selection of screenshots came with…

Basic navigation for DCS: F-16C is the next video in academic series

The videos for the DCS: F-16C are coming fast and furious now with multiple short videos detailing some of the different capabilities of the F-16. The latest focuses on basic navigation functions. Getting from A to B For all of the wiz-bang that a 4th gen multi-role fighter like the F-16 offers, there are other…