IL-2 devs talk AI, maps, aircraft and vehicles in new diary

The latest IL-2 developer diary is out – on a Tuesday no less! This one is wide ranging and it includes some new information that we haven’t heard about until now along with some updates on all of the latest efforts. This is a recap of everything that we’ve learned. AI, maps, vehicles – and…

Eagle Dynamics draws attention to revamped P-51D

The P-51D for DCS World was the first WWII warbird to come to the series. Several years later, Eagle Dynamics has come back to the P-51D and given it an updated treatment with PBR textures and details. No re-release of a module should go without a trailer and we now have one! Beautifully detailed Mustang…

VIRPIL MongoosT-50 Throttle Control System Full Review

If you’re a flight sim enthusiast, you probably already know that you need to invest in some hardware to have the best possible experience. A joystick base, grips rudder pedals, head tracking, throttles, and multiple other accessories are part of an ecosystem of parts that vary wildly in price, quality and capability. This review is…

Second KOTA squad event write-up

Last weekend, Knights of the Air hosted their second squadron event and I was fortunately able to make the time for that and enjoy some more time on that IL-2 multiplayer server. I wanted to highlight a few moments and share some screenshots. Teamwork! One of the best things about flight sim multiplayer is the…

Chuck’s Guide for DCS: MiG-19 is out

If you’re like me, you’ve probably read more than one of Chuck’s Guides for DCS (and IL-2) and his latest is a guide on how to operate, fly, and fight in RAZBAM’s DCS: MiG-19P Farmer. Different than a manual Although RAZBAM’s MiG-19 manual is actually quite good, Chuck’s Guides tend to focus in on the…

Leatherneck’s latest status update on MiG-21, F8, and F4U

Leatherneck Simulations Spring Update is now out and in it they talk about their latest work on four modules they have currently released and/or are in development. Everything in Leatherneck’s portfolio is actually under active development so there’s a lot to talk about including updates to the MiG-21bis, small updates to the recently released Christen…

IL-2 update 3.012c fixes, new 4K textures

A hotfix is out for IL-2: Great Battles Series with patch 3.012c introducing a couple of crash fixes and new 4K textures for the Bf109K-4 and the Spitfire IX. List of fixes The patch, launched earlier today, includes a couple of fixes and the aforementioned new 4K textures. The random crash bug has been found…

A word on IL-2’s trio of release dates

Development work on IL-2: Great Battles has continued, nearly continuously, for several years now and the 1CGS team has done an incredible job on the series. With three titles released and a trio of new ones currently under development, we have a considerable amount of content available. Of course, and as is always the way,…

Check out Spudknocker’s MiG-19 mission 3 campaign fly through

Only a few dhttps://stormbirds.blog/2019/04/20/baltic-dragon-campaign-making-update-mig-19-f-a-18-av-8b/ays ago I wrote an update on some news coming from DCS World campaign and mission developer Baltic Dragon including an update on a campaign coming to RAZBAM’s DCS: MiG-19P. Crime and punishment mission 3 This third mission is a strike mission making use of the MiG-19s limited rocket and ground-attack capability…