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…

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…

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…

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…

Our first look at Tank Crew’s new map! Single player details

This week the 1CGS team’s developer diary was squarely focused on Tank Crew and some of the details behind both the single player experience as well as what the map, the newest vehicles, and the crews themselves look like. Let’s check it out! A new map for ground and air Tank Crew is introducing a…

Heatblur announces Ground Radar 2.0 for AJS-37

Third party DCS World developer Heatblur continues to make some headlines this autumn as they announce a redeveloped version of their ground radar system for DCS World. Ground Radar 2.0 is coming for the AJS-37 but it will also be part of the core technologies supporting the DCS: F-14. Yes it is a real radar…

Virtual pilots come together to perform for VFAT 2018

I’ve been to a lot of air shows over the years but this year I may spend some time checking out a virtual one. The Virtual Festival of Aerobatic Teams is coming up December 7, 8 & 9 on Twitch.TV and they feature a wide variety of performers and aircraft. Some groups will aim to…

DCS community mod adds the A-4 Skyhawk

More than a few flight sim pilots are interested in taking out the A-4 Skyhawk, a Cold War staple, for a flight in DCS World and a group of unofficial modders has made that reality possible with the A-4 Skyhawk Community mod package. It’s available now, its absolutely free, and it looks like a brilliant…

VEAO ceasing DCS World development

Third party DCS World developer VEAO has announced that they are ceasing all further development on DCS World in a post made this afternoon on the VEAO Facebook page. The statement This is the statement that they provided: Dear VEAO Customers, We regret to inform you that we are ceasing development of all DCS modules…