Heatblur and VKB announce Tomcat grip pre-order

It’s been a while since we’ve heard much from VKB-Sim but today they and Heatblur jointly announced a new joystick grip named simply the ‘F14 Tomcat Grip’ which will be compatible with that company’s Gunfighter joystick base. Here’s what we know! Millimeter accurate An update on the VKB forums reports that they worked with Heatblur…

DCS development reports progress with AI, UH-1H multicrew!

DCS World Weekend News covered some information already released yesterday surrounding the DCS: F-16C radar, IFF and drop tank jettison features and the new AGM-62 Walleye for F/A-18C but today we learned two new pieces of information. Development on an updated AI is going well and the UH-1H Huey is finally getting multi-crew support! Yes!…

Hurricane II, Yak-9 and Yak-9T announced as IL-2 Collector Planes!

We’ve heard some very compelling rumours for weeks and now we have the official announcement and confirmation that 1CGS is going to be bringing the Hurricane Mark II, Yak-9 and Yak-9T to IL-2: Great Battles Series as Collector Planes. Let’s have a look at the announcement, the aircraft, and everything that we’ve learned from this…

Screenshots from tonight’s Thursday Night Fly-in

Tonight was the weekly Thursday Night Fly-in hosted by the Jasta5 sever and put on thanks to the organization of US103 and JG1. There was plenty of multiplayer action going on with 20-30 or more players on the server for several hours of flying. I flew some solo flights tonight mostly doing light ground attack…

DCS World autumn sale begins tomorrow!

The 2019 autumn sale for DCS World begins tomorrow with 50% off most of the store and 25% off some key modules from around DCS World. Discount time Starting October 18 and going until November 4, DCS World is offering their major autumn sale. Most items in the store will be 50% off their regular…

DCS: F-16C IFF, radar update, F/A-18C Walleye tutorial

New updates are out today with some new information on priorities for the Eagle Dynamics team on DCS: F-16C radar modes. Matt Wagner has also released two new videos with information on a preliminary IFF mode for the F-16 and a tutorial on how to use the AGM-62 Walleye. Let’s have a look! AGM-62 Walleye…

Thursday night fly-in for Flying Circus

If you’re looking for some late week multiplayer action in IL-2: Great Battles Series’ Flying Circus, tonight is the night as US103, JG1 and J5 host a regular fly-in event. Here are the details! Every Thursday The Rise of Flight and Flying Circus community once again prove that they have great organizational powers by holding…

Reviewing the Tempest Mark V in IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte

The Hawker Tempest was a powerful British fighter that appeared late in World War II. Despite having a short operational life, it left a mark on history as one of the Allies’ best fighters of the war. The Hawker Tempest Mark V is now available for owners of IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte thanks to patch…

Wrapping up some DCS: F-16C, JF-17, M-2000C, and other updates!

There’s a bunch of smaller updates that came out over the last few days that I wanted to wrap up into a short summary. Let’s have a look at the latest on a bunch of different DCS World subjects. F-16C gets a short start video Matt Wagner’s already done a by the book start-up video…

Fill your IL-2 hangar with 75% off almost everything!

Earlier today, IL-2’s Lead Producer Jason Williams, launched the most aggressive sale that we’ve seen for the IL-2 series with 75% off most of the major products for the series including the campaigns, Cliffs of Dover, and all of the released IL-2: Great Battles Series titles. This is all part of a pre-release celebration for…