Countdown for IL-2 patch 3.201 is on!

It’s just a guess but based on all of the available statements and information out there, we are likely just days (or even hours?) from the release of IL-2 patch 3.201 and I’m extremely excited. I know many of you are to. The countdown is on…even if we don’t know exactly when it will drop!…

YouTuber’s get first look at FS2020

Multiple YouTuber’s have posted videos this morning featuring new video and comments from a recent event with Microsoft about their new Flight Sim 2020 product that is in early development. There’s new aircraft on display and a lot of talk about what the new sim is like. Let’s have a look! No lightweight The worry…

Deka Ironworks details air-to-air radar, weapons in new video

We now have our third DCS: JF-17 academic video, this one detailing the radar and SD-10 air-to-air missile as well as the jet’s IFF system which – from appearances, is the most sophisticated in DCS World (that I know of). Air-to-air and a bit more We’re really starting to get to know the JF-17’s three…

DCS is getting two new WWII themed maps?

An eagle eyed reader of Stormbirds (thanks Flappie) spotted a response from Matt Wagner on the Eagle Dynamics DCS World Facebook page that mentioned that there are two WWII themed maps in development. What could they be? In addition to Normandy The Normandy map, by Ugra Media, is the classic WWII themed map for DCS…

Eagle Dynamics details damage model update, P-47 turbo, F-16 notes

It’s another DCS World Weekend News update and this week we’ve got a look at three items. The damage model update, the P-47 and a brief note about the F-16. Let’s talk about all three! Damage model update DCS World’s damage model is adequate when it comes to missile combat and jets firing 20mm, 23mm,…

VIRPIL announces a major pre-order update, new throttle, extension, more!

VIRPIL continues to iterate on their now fully featured product line with everything from grips and bases to throttles, extensions, and now some new mounted controls. They are also improving their pre-order experience so that people with credit cards can pre-order without more difficult bank transfers. Let’s check out all of the new things coming…

IL-2 3.201 dev diary includes Tank Crew, Flying Circus and Bodenplatte

It’s a triple threat this week for the IL-2 developer diary as the team lays out new details and updates for all three in-development titles: IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte, Tank Crew – Clash at Prokhorovka, and Flying Circus Vol 1. It’s a big update and it runs the gamut from aircraft to tanks, maps, and…

New DCS: F-16 details, TGP included in early release!

The big push is on now for Eagle Dynamics to deliver the DCS: F-16C into early access and it seems that the team is making impressive progress towards the goal of releasing it. Matt Wagner has filled us in on the latest developments including some impressive features that are shipping on day one. Let’s have…