Check out Heatblur’s F-14B VFAT demo

Virtual Festival of Aerobatic Teams (VFAT) had their final performances on Sunday and a real standout was Heatblur’s DCS: F-14B Tomcat demonstration showing off what the F-14B in DCS World can do. It’s an impressive display and a great demo of what should be forthcoming in a matter of weeks. Tomcat on display Feeling like…

Virtual Festival of Aerobatic teams 2018 is on!

Tune your computer to Twitch.TV for the Virtual Festival of Aerobatic Teams (VFAT) 2018 which is now underway and will be through this weekend. A (virtual) airshow Just like a real airshow, VFAT features multiple performers and aerobatics groups all flying on the DCS World platform. There are virtual versions of the Patrouille Suisse, Thunderbirds,…

Community Q&A with 1CGS’ Black Six

It is my great pleasure to announce that the next Community Q&A is with 1C Game Studio’s Black Six. He’s a historical researcher for the IL-2 series and campaign builder and you’ll recognize his work on past campaigns including Ten Days of Autumn (read the review), Blazing Steppe (read the review) and Sea Dragons (read…

1CGS announces Fortress over the Volga campaign

Black Six has successfully created and release two independent campaigns for the IL-2 series with Ten Days of Autumn focused on a Bf109 pilot flying near Moscow while Blazing Steppe covered a Yak-1 pilot in the late summer of the Stalingrad battle. Following an equally interesting Sea Dragons campaign that shipped with IL-2: Battle of…

1CGS surprises with Patch 3.008 release

I don’t think anyone expected to see 1CGS release a new patch so quickly coming just weeks after patch 3.007. That’s why it was a surprise today when 1CGS announced 3.008! The list of fixes introduced in patch 3.008 directly addresses some of the concerns of players and there are a ton of notes packed…

DCS beta patch comes with fixes, AGM-65F

This F/A-18C Hornet focused patch update for DCS World 2.5.3.24984 comes with plenty of fixes for the Hornet and early implementation of the AGM-65F as well as finalized code for the AGM-65E. There are also updates to the JHMCS, radar, and some bugs squashed too. Hornet focused but not exclusive In addition to the F/A-18C…

Flight sim holiday updates

We’re now in December and the holiday season beckons (or has already started for some) and that means that I’ll be putting together a series of posts looking back at 2018 and looking forward to 2019 particularly as we near the end of the month. We’ve had a pretty exciting year for flight sims and…

VKB is looking for testers for their new KOSMOSIMA grip

VKB-Sim is looking for testers for their new KOSMOSIMA grip and that could be you if you meet their criteria. I’ve got all the latest on VKB’s newest product! Twist grip and modular controls for space sim pilots, and flight? The new KOSMOSIMA is  the first VKB stick to be designed without a real world…

IL-2’s Flying Circus, Tank Crew, VR info roundup

I’ve got another roundup for everyone, this time focused on information coming from 1CGS about Flying Circus and Tank Crew. We’ve got some interesting pieces of information that I’d have trouble writing a whole post about but together they begin to add up to some interesting information. Let’s get caught up on the latest! Enhancing…