DCS community organized Igor Tishin memorial flight UPDATED

Eagle Dynamics founder, Igor Tishin, sadly passed away last week and the DCS community is paying their respects to him and his vision with a memorial flight. Organized memorial flight Enormous community support came out with registration at simulator news site Two More Weeks filling up rapidly. 59th Ravens posted a full stream of the…

DCS World 2.5 update, Hornet, Persian Gulf and more

The Eagle Dynamics team is moving forward with some fairly significant updates coming for DCS World including updates to the 2.5 beta, new sensor and systems setup for the F/A-18C, and what looks like a nearly finished Persian Gulf map. All courtesy of DCS World Weekend News. Hornet systems and liveries update Both engineering and…

New DCS: F/A-18C and Persian Gulf live stream

A very short update was posted to the Eagle Dynamics forums indicating that that previously scheduled and then cancelled live stream is now planned for Sunday, April 1st. New date and time Here’s the quick update: Come See the Hornet fly over the upcoming Persian Gulf map this Sunday at 9:00am MST on Wags’ YouTube…

IL-2 modification adds summer Moscow map

I haven’t (and probably won’t) cover a ton of mod content on the blog as there’s too much to keep track of but every now and then there is an interesting modification that I think people should have a look at. Introducing a summer Moscow map modification for IL-2. Mod On mode Patch 3.001 also…

Reviewing IL-2’s P-39L-1

Here we go with my final IL-2: Battle of Kuban aircraft review. Over the course of the last year and half I have reviewed each individual aircraft release as they were presented to us starting with the Bf109G-4 and ending with the P-39L-1. Of course, two more aircraft reviews are due soon as well with…

DCS World 2.5 Beta first impressions

When it was originally announced, the idea was that DCS World 2.5 would transition from beta to a full release and it would do so within a matter of weeks. Almost two months have passed as Eagle Dynamics hammers out some bugs but I couldn’t wait anymore so I’ve jumped straight in to DCS World…

War Thunder Update 1.77 is a big one

An upgraded graphics engine, tons of new vehicle and aircraft content, and new sound effects, round up a fairly substantial update coming to the War Thunder series. Version 1.77 is titled ‘Advancing Storm.’ Dagor Engine 5.0 War Thunder introduces a major update for their game engine with ‘Dagor Engine 5.0’ with better shadow effects, better…

IL-2: Battle of Kuban full review coming soon, plus more content

I thought I’d do a short update on some planned content coming out soon for Stormbirds starting with news on the status of my full review of IL-2: Battle of Kuban. I’m also working away on a whole bunch of new content to share with everyone including a new cinematic video I hope to launch…

DCS: F-14 cockpit details, new Persian Gulf images, Hornet liveries

I’m a couple days late on this (busy weekend for me) but there’s been at least a little news in the DCS community and they revolve around Heatblur’s DCS: F-14 project and a few extra details from the DCS: Persian Gulf map. F-14 cockpit teaser HeatBlur released a whole series of teaser images on their…

Reviewing IL-2’s A-20B Boston

Part two of my IL-2 patch 3.001 series involves looking at the new light bomber on the Allied side, the Douglas A-20B ‘Boston’, used by multiple air forces as a light bomber and ground attacker to great effect. How does it compare to some of the other bombers in the IL-2 series and does it…