IL-2 is part of the Halloween Sale on Steam

Yesterday, 1CGS announced that IL-2: Great Battles is part of the Halloween Sale on Steam. It’s not spooky at all as you’ll be able to save some money on IL-2 and Rise of Flight content. Let’s have a look! Collector Planes and Scripted Campaigns on sale The Halloween Sale for IL-2 is focused on Collector…

Flight Simulator is also a weather simulator

Microsoft Flight Simulator is combining a lot of very impressive features into the new sim in order to put together what appears at this point to be a revolution and groundbreaking flight simulator. Their latest Feature Discovery series, focused on their weather system is now public on YouTube for everyone to watch. Real world weather…

Leatherneck Simulations details MiG-21bis, F4U, F8 dev updates

In their ‘Autumn Wind’ update, Leatherneck Simulations, has detailed some updates that are more than skin deep on the DCS: MiG-21bis project while also updating us on their new projects. Let’s have a look! The MiG-21bis updates continue Leatherneck Simulations DCS: MiG-21bis is something of a beloved addition to the DCS World aircraft line-up with…

Reviewing the P-38 in IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte

The P-38 Lightning is one of the most unique fighters of WWII in appearance. It comes to IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte as one of two engine aircraft in the set and is loaded with plenty of firepower options. The P-38 played a significant role in Europe almost up until the end of the war but…

Flying the Mi-8 for the first time

I feel like a newbie all over again as I’ve now taken my first steps into piloting a virtual helicopter. The DCS: Mi-8 MTV2 Magnificent Eight is a beast of a Russian transport helicopter that can sling some impressive loads and back up any situation with a ton of firepower. This is my first experience…

New DCS: JF-17 video features defense, datalink features

A new video from Deka Ironwork Simulations is out featuring their upcoming DCS: JF-17 module with this latest video focused on defensive systems and the datalink. We’ve also got another screenshot of the exterior texture work on the JF-17. Advanced defensive systems The JF-17 features a variety of defensive systems and it appears that the…

I was a guest on the Unprofessionals Podcast

If you’re familiar with the flight simulator YouTube community, you’ve probably come across one of Magz many videos on the subjects of DCS World, IL-2, War Thunder, and dozens of other games that Magz features on his MagzTV channel. Magz, together with fellow enthusiast DeadMeat, are now on to episode 2 of their ‘The Unprofessionals…

New DCS: Supercarrier details, A-10C upgrade

This DCS World Weekend News update brings us a couple of key updates and one miss that was planned from last week. Let’s have a look at DCS: Supercarrier and the DCS: A-10C upgrade that is underway. The Warthog gets an upgrade I’ve reported before on Eagle Dynamics efforts to upgrade the A-10C Warthog and…

Will Microsoft Flight Simulator make a big impact in 2020?

I’ve been following the development of Microsoft’s new Flight Simulator title since the announcement back in June of this year. Since then we’ve learned a lot of new information about the title and the kind of tech that it’s bringing to the table to make this new sim work. There’s a lot of revolutionary stuff…

News round-up, JF-17, F-4E, AH-1, and M-2000C

There’s some new DCS World info trickling out this week with a new update on the JF-17’s exterior textures, news on what Eagle Dynamics is doing (or not doing) with the F-4E and AH-1 as well as a new look at the M-2000C’s revised pilot model. Here’s the latest! New M-2000C pilot RAZBAM’s efforts to…