Eagle Dynamics shows off DCS: FW190A-8 first flights

Fans of DCS: WWII content will rejoice at news that the FW190A-8 is making progress and Eagle Dynamics is taking it out for its first flights. The powerful radial engined FW190 is expected to arrive sometime later this year offering a time period appropriate challenger to the Spitfire IX. First flights It’s an important milestone…

Around the block in the DCS: MiG-19 – Improved!

My flight time has been seriously curtailed in the last few weeks on account of absolutely everything else. Tonight, however, I was able to get a little flight time in a few of the different aircraft that I have and one of them was the DCS: MiG-19. There’s some notable changes since the last time…

New DCS: F/A-18C progress updates, delays, missions, videos

There’s been a small flurry of updates for the DCS: F/A-18C in recent days and I’m here to get myself and you caught up on the latest for Eagle Dynamics currently in development Hornet module. JDAM update delayed, new release cadence The breaking news (posted just hours ago) is that the update that was intended…

Review: ‘Fortress on the Volga’ Scripted Campaign for IL-2

Scripted Campaigns still feel like a novelty to me despite the feature now being a couple of years old for the IL-2: Great Battles Series. A variety of premium and free campaigns are now available from the IL-2 website store and through the community forums and that diversity lets several different styles of campaign exist….

VIRPIL announces WarBRD and WarBRD ACE rudder pedals

VIRPIL has completed the trifecta of flight sim hardware by offering two new sets of rudder pedals alongside their already established base and grip combinations and their throttle system. The new WarBRD and WarBRD ACE are slated to come later this year and offer a couple of options depending on your setup and your budget….

First impressions of the FW190D-9 from Battle of Bodenplatte

Aside from some very rare examples, the FW190D-9 is the last of the FW190 breed to see significant service and it rounds out the FW190 series in IL-2: Great Battles. With its introduction into IL-2: Great Battles in just the last week, does this late war fighter live up to initial expectations? Let’s have a…

A short editorial on Flying Circus’ future

There’s been some talk in the community over the last few days since I posted my latest interview with Jason Williams about the future of Flying Circus and I want to make sure everyone has the latest details and I want to throw my own thoughts in here too – I promise I will try…

DCS: MiG-19 gets a big status update

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the DCS: MiG-19 and my first impressions of third party DCS World developer RAZBAM’s newest module. The jet presented me with some mixed feelings but RAZBAM looks to be hard at work addressing any shortcomings including in areas such as its stall and spin behavior as well…

Part 3: An interview with Jason Williams on Tank Crew and Flying Circus

It’s here! Part three of my interview series with Jason Williams (and Daniel Tuseev) focuses on the two newest entrants to the 1C Game Studios IL-2: Great Battles Series. I am, of course, talking about Flying Circus Vol 1 and Tank Crew – Clash at Prokhorovka. Sharing the big news of 2017 was the announcement…