DCS round-up: F-14, MiG-19 price, JF-17, AV-8B update, Hornet roadmap

One again, the news is flying fast and furious and I am here to try and keep you up-to-date with the very latest that’s going on right now. We’ve got two new DCS World modules in the pipeline heading for release while other modules are getting upgrades and development, in all areas, continues on. Let’s…

DCS: MiG-19 arrives Friday! Plus new DCS feature?

Let the rampant speculation on the DCS: MiG-19’s release date end and instead let loose with the rampant speculation on a new Eagle Dynamics mystery feature all coming this Friday. Say what now? Allow me to explain. MiG-19 ‘Farmer’ ready for release Though delayed by about four weeks, the DCS: MiG-19 by RAZBAM is now…

DCS: F/A-18C first training video for Datalink

The power of a fourth gen fighter jet is becoming much clearer to me with the latest feature for the DCS: F/A-18C coming later this week. I am speaking of the Hornet’s Datalink features through the Link16 standard. The latest training video from Matt Wagner goes in-depth on just some of the features for Datalink…

Jasta5 throws final Rise of Flight “Bloody April” campaign

Rise of Flight and Flying Circus based virtual squadron Jasta_5 has for the last 9 years held a virtual campaign based around the events of “Bloody April” and the 1917 offensive near Arras. This year they are hosting their last Rise of Flight based event while the group slowly transitions over to Flying Circus. Last…

Managing fuel in IL-2

This weeks developer diary mentioned the P-51D and its rear fuel tank issues – namely, a nasty centre of gravity change that makes the P-51D quite a handful when full and a beautifully performing airplane wen empty. That has spawned a whole bunch of discussions on the forum with some notable and key responses from…

IL-2: First images of Arras, Flying Circus and Bodenplatte update

We have our first images of the Arras map for Flying Circus along with some new images of the Sopwith Dolphin and Fokker D.VII cockpits plus some more talk about Bodenplatte aircraft including the Mustang. Arras buildings and map The first images of the Arras map are actually focused on one of the urban centres…

MiG-19 manual is out plus new mission video

Everything you need to know how to fly the DCS: MiG-19P from RAZBAM looks to be contained in the manual which has just been released. Meanwhile, Spudknocker has released a video featuring the MiG-19 flying the jet over the Caucasus on one of the included missions. How to fly the МиГ-19 The manual, coming in…

DCS: F-14 launch date to be determined in days

I’m back on the DCS: F-14 release date news cycle with new information from Heatblur that tells us that the launch date will be determined within days. Ready to rock? In addition to mentioning that a launch date would be determined along with Eagle Dynamics within days, Cobra from Heatblur also told us that the…

RAZBAM adding more MiG-19 liveries

While we wait for a few details to be worked out by RAZBAM’s programming team, their art team is busy delivering the goods for the forthcoming DCS: MiG-19 module with a bunch of historical and fictional (but historically derived) skins for their new jet to be released sometime soon for DCS World. Let’s have a…