DCS: F/A-18 at low altitude, World 2.2 release, and more!

There are a lot of small things happening in DCS World right now that are adding up to some larger moments. Here’s a round-up of things that have been happening in the last week. DCS World 2.2 released A “small” interim patch has been released which brings the Alpha version of DCS World up to…

IL-2 Patch 3.001: Content and features we’re waiting for

If you haven’t been keeping up with all of the latest developments for the IL-2 series and specifically IL-2: Battle of Kuban, you may not know just what we’re waiting for in release 3.001. I thought I would make a summary of every announced feature we’re looking forward to with the release of IL-2: Battle…

Magnitude 3 announces DCS: Christen Eagle II module to great surprise

Surprise, disappointment and intrigue seem to be the emotions running through the DCS community tonight as a new module from third party producer Magnitude 3 has been announced. It’s not a modern jet, or a World War II warbird, or any of the other things that the community guessed at during the tease up to…

IL-2’s Stalingrad map is getting a makeover

The 1CGS team was having some issues with how repeating textures looked with the new draw distance improvements. They decided the easiest thing to do was implement a massive upgrade project for the Stalingrad map. Count me as surprised! 1CGS’ map team makes a big update Evgeny Isaev, IL-2’s Lead Map Maker made a rare…

IL-2: Battle of Kuban final release delayed

IL-2’s Lead Producer announced today that IL-2: Battle of Kuban’s final release has been delayed. The delay is small but it did warrant a significant update today on the status of the project and, interestingly, gave us our first glance at what Career Mode looks like. This is a short delay Compared to projects that…

Looking at the Tempest Mark V in flight sim history

For some their favourite aircraft of World War II trend towards the some well known legends such as the Mustang, Thunderbolt, Flying Fortress or Corsair. For me, one of my all time favourites is the Tempest Mark V and seeing as its a plane we’ll be flying in the IL-2 series in the next 12-16…

VIRPIL introduces new Constellation series joystick

VIRPIL, makers of the MongoosT-50 joystick that I’ve posted about before have announced a new stick aimed at space sim pilots. There’s no reason that you can’t use it as a flight stick either so lets have a quick look at this new stick announcement. Part of a series of new hardware VIRPIL has been…

Looking back at IL-2: Battle of Kuban’s Bf109G-4

A year ago IL-2: Battle of Kuban was just starting to release some content for the community to start working with. The Bf109G-4 was first to drop into our hands and since then it’s kind of been forgotten about. I want to take a moment and just appreciate the details. Iterating on the Bf109 series…

Take to the skies with 47th ShAP in the next IL-2 scripted campaign

It was only a matter of time before news was released on the slightly under the radar Scripted Campaign for IL-2: Battle of Kuban. Now we have news! You’ll be flying for the naval aviation 47th ShAP flying IL-2s over the Kuban region during April of 1943 for this as yet untitled campaign. It comes…

New screenshots of DCS’ new Caucasus map

Information and images keep coming out for Eagle Dynamics new Caucasus map which is coming out alongside and as part of the impending DCS World 2.5 release. Today we got several more! More images of the Caucasus, more seasons I’ve been saying that we needed to see more seasons from the Caucasus before it would…

DCS: AV-8B released!

After months of growing interest and weeks of pitched anticipation, RAZBAM’s DCS: AV-8B Harrier module has been released. Sort of. Its now available in DCS World 1.5 beta but not yet in DCS World 2. It’s official The release of this module marks a major milestone for RAZBAM and it comes at a time when…

DCS World 2.5 coming in a matter of weeks

Eagle Dynamics made a big public statement today and within that statement there was one nugget of information that should have fans of DCS very interested. According to Eagle Dynamics DCS World 2.5 is coming in a matter of weeks. What is DCS World 2.5 and what does it mean for the future of the…