DCS World: CASE III radio comms first look

We have our latest look at the upcoming aircraft carrier radio comms coming to DCS World and the new DCS Nimitz-class high fidelity carrier. This latest video shows us CASE III landing done at night or in poor weather conditions. Highly detailed According to Matt Wagner’s commentary in the video, Eagle Dynamics is aiming to…

Eagle Dynamics is aiming high for their carrier experience

DCS World will soon have what appears to be a premium carrier experience and this week’s newsletter is filling us in on details of what their new animated deck crew are going to be like. From their appearance it seems that they will be pretty spectacular indeed! Let’s have a look at what is currently…

Listen to the new DCS: F-16 sounds

Eagle Dynamics reports that they are developing new sound technology to better replicate the sound of aircraft in DCS World. One of the aircraft receiving that treatment is the DCS: F-16C ‘Viper’ which is currently in pre-order pending early access this fall. New, better sounds Sounds has been a bit of a mixed bag for…

Community Me262 video roundup

IL-2: Great Battle Series’ Me262 has certainly gotten some attention since its release early this week and I thought it’d be fun to round-up some of the fun or informative videos that are out there for your YouTube viewing pleasure. Let’s check them out! From training to impressions to combat There’s a ton of Me262…

New training video for F-18 covers JSOW, MSI for LTWS, PRECISE

Lots of new features have or will be coming in the next open beta for DCS: F/A-18C Hornet including the AGM-154A/C, MSI for LTWS for enhanced situational awareness and PRECISE mode for coordinate entry. Let’s check out Matt Wagner’s latest training video! Enhanced precision strike The Hornet’s fourth-generation precision strike features continue to gain features…

Flight Sim Expo 2019 wrap-up

Now that I’m home and looking back on some fond memories of Flight Sim Expo 2019 it’s time to do a recap and get some of the things that I learned out there. Read on as fans of IL-2 and DCS will probably find some of the information interesting and I want to spread to…

The moment is here for Me262 fans with launch of 3.101

IL-2: Great Battles fans have been waiting anxiously for the launch of the Me262 for IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte and as of earlier today, it has arrived! It comes with an 80 point change list including Flying Circus aircraft in the form of the S.E.5a and Albatross D.Va and a new tank for Tank Crew…

Microsoft makes surprise Flight Simulator announcement at E3 (updated)

Amidst the talk of a new console generation, Halo:Infinite, and the latest Gears of War is a surprise announcement by Microsoft that Flight Simulator is back. Let’s check out the stunning new trailer and analyze some screenshots. Flight Simulator meets Planet Earth The first shots of the trailer immediately impress showing off what looks like…

Five minutes with the S.E.5a and Albatross D.Va

I spent a lot of time flying and talking at the 1CGS booth today. I’ve got much more to share but I wanted to share a few thoughts about two new aircraft coming to Flying Circus Vol 1. I only had a few minutes with them so this is less first impressions that I usually…

First impressions of the Me262 at FS Expo 2019

I’m very pleased to be able to offer some of my first impressions of 1CGS’ IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte Me262 being flyable for the very first time by the public this weekend at Flight Sim Expo 2019 in Orlando Florida. What a ride it is! The big picture b First, flying the 262 is completely…