VARS Air Racing in DCS

The first round in the VARS World Cup Air Racing is over and they have a really cool highlight reel to show off from it as virtual pilots bank their TF-51Ds through some challenging courses. It looks like a ton of fun! Virtual air racing? Yep, its a thing! How many of you have tried…

DCS P-47, WWII Asset Update, AJS-37 sale on

A lot of small news items going on in the world of DCS right now including our first look at the DCS: P-47 cockpit, an update on WWII assets, and a Heatblur specific sale on the AJS-37. The Viggen Goes on Sale Sweden’s double-delta fighter and strike fighter (in the case of the AJS-37) was…

Having trouble updating to IL-2 patch 3.002?

If you’re having trouble with the latest update, you’re not alone. Yesterday after the patch released, many players reported slow download speeds and difficulty completing the installation. I had some troubles yesterday but they have been fixed without any extra work by me today. If you’re still having trouble, here is a suggestion. Suggestions from…

DCS: F/A-18C Hornet Episode 7, mini-updates

News continues to come out of Eagle Dynamics on the DCS: F/A-18C Hornet as we get a look at a Blue Angels skin, the visual representation of the pilot in the cockpit, and a new academic tutorial on the Waypoint Navigation system. Waypoint navigation Episode number 7 in the Hornet academic series being done by…

IL-2 patch 3.002, fixes, updates

I was sure that the number of updates in IL-2’s status quo shattering patch 3.001 would result in a near-term hotfix, however, the patch 3.001 release went relatively smoothly. Not without a hitch but pretty close to it considering the mass number of updates. Now, patch 3.002 is out and it brings with it a…

New DCS: Persian Gulf Screenshots, Rain on the canopy too

A whole bunch of new high-res screenshots have dropped onto the Eagle Dynamics website today showcasing DCS: Persian Gulf in all of its splendor. Also appearing today is a new video showcasing the rain on the canopy effect for the DCS: F/A-18C. It looks good! In the Gulf One of the things that DCS: Nevada…

DCS: Persian Gulf live stream #3 recap

It’s our third weekend in a row where Eagle Dynamics’s Matt Wagner (or Wags) has taken us on a tour of the DCS: Persian Gulf map. This tour show cased some of the smaller islands in the Strait of Hormuz and gave Matt an opportunity to do some more Q&A with fans of DCS. Live…

DCS: Persian Gulf live stream #2 recap

Earlier today, Matt Wagner did the second live stream of the DCS: Persian Gulf map featuring the DCS: F/A-18C Hornet module. This time around we got to see a lot of the Iranian portion of the map checking out some of the terrain in that section. I’m happy to share some of my notes from…

Heatblur progress update on DCS:F-14

That other US Navy carrier-borne fighter is also getting some big updates these days as Heatblur reveals new video and images of their work-in-progress F-14 module. Its still not quite ready to shed the “Chromecat” visuals but its clear that the rest of the simulation effort is going well. This is the latest on the…

Deka Ironworks updates on JF-17, J-11, KJ-200

DCS third party contributor is busy building additional Chinese content for DCS including the flyable JF-17 module, J-11 and KJ-200 AI aircraft, and the possibility that more types of aircraft will become flyable in the future. This is a quick status update on the latest from Deka Ironworks. JF-17 art and systems work The Deka…

New 1CGS Dev Diary details Bodenplatte, Tank Crew, more!

After a couple of weeks hiatus on the developer diaries, we’re back with 1CGS newest update on the future of IL-2 including our very first look at some 3D models slated for IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte and a hint at when the new early access period will begin. Spitfire and Bf109 Two of the aircraft…