IL-2 celebrates ‘Victory Day’ with golden IL-2

The developers of IL-2 Great Battles have programmed in some “Easter Eggs” in the IL-2 hangar screen and the newest one to get our attention is the Victory Day celebration of the end of World War II with a golden IL-2 model on a pedestal on display. Check it out! Golden IL-2 Victory Day in…

Desert Wings – Tobruk updated to 5.020

The latest update for IL-2 Sturmovik: Desert Wings – Tobruk is out with a whole bunch of new changes and updates to the sim including a long list of mission improvements that single player pilots are going to want to know about. Here’s the change log and some key details! Patch 5.020 updates Desert Wings…

News round-up for May 8, 2021

Good morning everyone! Here’s a news round-up from around the flight sim community for May 8, 2021. These are news items that I’ve collected through the week that may not have made for a full news article. Red Star updates us on MiG-17 project We’ve heard a lot from Red Star Simulations recently on their…

Aerges shows off their Mirage F1 in a new video

Late last year we learned that Aerges, a new developer name for AvioDev, were pressing forward with their plans to bring four versions of the Mirage F1 to DCS World. Now a new video and developer update is showing off the latest work on the module and it’s impressive! F1CE on display The new developer…

New DCS: Marianas images, teases of WWII version and ATC updates

There’s a few items coming from Eagle Dynamics from their DCS World Weekend News update including new images from DCS: Marianas Islands and some teases of some other new features. Marianas Islands making more progress This developer update gave us a nice look at the latest work done on the Marianas Islands map update. New…

DCS World AGM-84H SLAM-ER preview video available

One of the few remaining weapon systems still coming to DCS: F/A-18C is the AGM-84H SLAM-ER. This is an enhanced version of the AGM-84 SLAM with extended range and the ability to cruise to targets via multiple programmable waypoints. Matt Wagner’s latest video release walks us through how to make use of this weapon. SLAM-ER…

DCS, IL-2 and Flight Simulator all patched today

It’s patch Wednesday apparently as DCS World, IL-2: Great Battles and Microsoft Flight Simulator have all seen patches come out to fix bugs and provide general improvements to each sim. Here are some key takeaways from each patch. DCS World 2.7 A new patch for DCS World Open Beta 2.7 is out and there are…

Rumours suggest that Su-30MKK may be Deka’s next project

It’s been a while since I did a big speculative piece like this so take absolutely everything I say below with a great deal of skepticism. That said, the rumour mill has been going wild recently and a bunch of signs are currently pointing to Deka Ironwork Simulations next project being the Su-30MKK. Let’s explore…

Sturmovikfest 2021 thank you and recap!

The second annual Sturmovikfest has ended and I wanted to take a few moments and thank people and organizations for helping to make the second annual festival happen both on the stage and behind the scenes. Thank you all around A virtual festival like this doesn’t happen on its own. A lot of people are…