Aircraft analysis of IL-2: Battle of Normandy’s new aircraft

With the announcement of IL-2: Battle of Normandy we have ten new aircraft to look forward to. Some of the aircraft are immediately recognizable but others are quite interesting and may have hidden histories that not everyone knows about. Let’s have a look at some of the new aircraft announced and how they fit not…

DCS: Supercarrier updates, F-16 goes to stable, updates all around

Eagle Dynamics has dropped new details for their DCS: Supercarrier module in development as well as listing their plans for the F-16 and F/A-18C with TWS mode for the radar definitely being a highlight. Let’s see what is coming! Updates to the F-16C The biggest update today is the the DCS: F-16C has come to…

Check out Magz’ The Unprofessionals Podcast with Crash Laobi

A couple of weeks ago I was a guest on MagzTV’s new The Unprofessionals Podcast which was a lot of fun. The latest podcast covers some interesting topics alongside YouTuber Crash Laobi whose 60-second DCS World tutorials are extremely well known for their useful content and for Crash’s unique sense of humour. The podcast covers…

A lot of Pacific WWII media out there right now

I often find that there are waves of interest in different parts of history in popular culture. Right now, it seems that we’re having a slight uptick in interest in the Pacific theatre of WWII. I thought it’d be fun to point out a few of them that I’ve noticed recently including one that is…

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…

First impressions of Flying Circus’ new Arras map

Plenty of attention is on IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte now with the latest patch coming out and bringing with it four aircraft and the new Rhineland map. But that shouldn’t overshadow another momentous occasion for IL-2’s World War I oriented Flying Circus Vol 1 as the Arras map has also arrived. Here are some of…

What comes next for DCS: F-16C?

It’s only been a couple of days since the release of DCS: F-16C but we’re already looking at what comes next for the latest module from Eagle Dynamics. There are many more features that the jet will need before it’s complete and there are plenty of bugs for the team to start crushing. Let’s have…

Controversy: Eagle Dynamics’ F-16 versus F/A-18 developer priority

There’s controversy in the DCS World community right now over a statement released by Eagle Dynamics that they would be temporarily pulling developers from the F/A-18C project to the F-16C project. Let’s talk about the controversy and try and put perspective on it. The statement on F-16 and F/A-18 development The line we’ve heard, and…