DCS World 2.7 goes stable and trailer release?

This morning we learned that DCS World stable is going to be getting a patch that will bring it up to version 2.7 and tonight a trailer premier has appeared on YouTube teasing that release. Here’s what we know. “New free to play program and stable release” DCS World 2.7 is a significant step forward…

IL-2 dev diary talks AAA, P-51, Pfalz, drop tanks!

This one was a bit of a surprise as it comes a bit earlier in the week rather than the usual Friday diary update. 1CGS has updated their development diary and in it they show off the latest on the Sd.Kfz. 10/5 Flak 38, the P-51B/C, and great new screenshots of the Pfalz D.XII. Let’s…

News round-up for June 5th, 2021

There’s a lot going n around the flight simulator world these days with plenty of aircraft releases, new scenery packages, and more all coming out at the same time. Here are some stories that I didn’t get a chance to write on individually during the week. First look at the A1R Ryan ST-A for Microsoft…

Orbx releases their first aircraft, the EA-7 Edgley Optica for MSFS

Orbx is well known for being a company that does typically high quality scenery packages and sells both scenery and aircraft through their OrbxDirect storefront. Now they are throwing their hat into the ring as an aircraft creator as well with the EA-7 Edgley Optica. Ideal scenery viewing Being a scenery development company, Orbx seems…

DCS: AH-64 progress and pre-order in sight

It appears that 2021 continues to be the year of the helicopter for DCS World as the DCS: Mi-24P Hind nears launch into early access and another eagerly anticipated module, the DCS: AH-64 Apache, nears its own pre-order and early access period. We have the latest details on this module thanks to the latest DCS…

Aeroplane Heaven delays release of their Spitfire for MSFS

Fans of Aeroplane Heaven’s upcoming Spitfire Mark I are going to have to wait a bit longer as the company has elected to delay the launch of the aircraft for Microsoft Flight Simulator. Delayed News has emerged from Aeroplane Heaven via their Facebook page that their Spitfire Mark IA project is being delayed. They released…

Hover, taxi, takeoff in the DCS: Mi-24 with Matt Wagner

The third video in a new series of DCS: Mi-24P Hind videos has emerged on Matt Wagner’s YouTube channel and its a detailed explanation of how to hover, taxi, and takeoff in Eagle Dynamics new helicopter. Let’s have a look! Helicopter essentials Matt Wagner’s latest tutorial covers essential operations in the DCS: Mi-24P Hind and…

Typhoon first impressions

Yesterday, patch 4.603 for IL-2: Great Battles arrived and I set out immediately to test out the brand new Hawker Typhoon Mark IB. These are some first impressions of the new aircraft and how it shakes out after just a couple of hours of use. Typhoon, not Tempest A lot of people confuse the Tempest…

We have an update on the RAZBAM MiG-23MLA project!

It’s been a long time since we’ve heard anything about the RAZBAM DCS: MiG-23MLA project but now we finally have one and it helps fill in some details on what’s been going on with this in-development MiG project. New status update OverStratos, artist and researcher for RAZBAM’s MiG projects (who previously did the MiG-19), has…

The DCS: Mi-24 release window

Excitement around the launch of DCS: Mi-24 has reached a fevered pitch as the early access release of the module nears. There have been a few disappointments in the community and I thought it best to provide an update on what we know about the launch window for this new iconic addition to DCS World’s…