Mission one of the Epsom Campaign for DCS: Spitfire IX

Flying warbirds in DCS World is an interesting experience for me as I had purposely separated the modern jets from the warbirds infavour of IL-2: Great Battles Series. Now with both WWII experiences now available to me it’s been a fun journey adapting to a sim that I know so well but with a subject…

Last flights of 2019

My last flights of 2019 have happened over the last 48 hours and I always find it fun to mark the occasion and think about what kind of sim flying I’m going to be doing next year. Let’s talk about a couple of my last flights. TAW sorties At the start of 2019 I said…

Mission 1 of the new 'Wrath of Thunder' campaign for AJS-37

My training for the AJS-37 Viggen is not yet complete which means that there’s still some critical systems that I don’t know to use well enough to consider myself really combat capable with the jet. But it’s a simulation and that sometimes means throwing caution to the wind and trying to have some fun anyways….

Next KOTA fly-in event comes just a week after the first

If you missed last week’s Knights of the Air fly-in event or if you were there and had so much fun that you want to go back, the admins of that server want to invite everyone back again to fly in this weekend’s server event. Here are the details! Battle for Novorossysk! The next battle…

Virtual Festival Of Aerobatic Teams 2019 is on!

Looking for something flight sim related to watch this weekend? The Virtual Festival of Aerobatic Teams (VFAT) 2019 is now streaming on Twitch.TV and it includes a wide variety of some very talented virtual aerobatic performers done in an airshow format. Now streaming A full two day slate of virtual aerobatic teams is now streaming…

IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte multiplayer experiences on Combat Box

I said at the beginning of the year that I wanted to participate in more multiplayer experiences and I wanted to write more about the multiplayer scene for IL-2 and DCS World. I’ve started doing that more and more and I wanted to bring a little more of that gameplay experience to the blog with…

Flying the Mi-8 for the first time

I feel like a newbie all over again as I’ve now taken my first steps into piloting a virtual helicopter. The DCS: Mi-8 MTV2 Magnificent Eight is a beast of a Russian transport helicopter that can sling some impressive loads and back up any situation with a ton of firepower. This is my first experience…

Screenshots from tonight’s Thursday Night Fly-in

Tonight was the weekly Thursday Night Fly-in hosted by the Jasta5 server 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…