The twin fates of DCS Ka-50 Blackshark 3 and MiG-29

After yesterday’s DCS World 2021 roadmap release, there’s been quite a few questions about two DCS World modules and their interconnected fates. I am talking about the DCS: Ka-50 Blackshark 3 and the DCS: MiG-29. As of this morning, we know a little more about their fates and about what the roadmap will be like…

Two days to DCS World 2021 and beyond! What will they tease?

Over the last few years, Eagle Dynamics has treated us to a visually spectacular trailer highlighting the current state of the art of DCS World and typically with a tease for what is coming in the future. Earlier today, Eagle Dynamics posted a teaser on their Facebook page with the date 18.12.2020. Let’s have a…

Best guess at a planeset for Flying Circus Vol 2

I’ve been challenged in the comments and in my own head to come up with a possible aircraft list for next week’s Flying Circus Vol 2 announcement. There’s just a few days to go until we learn the full list from the developers but lets have a little fun and make some guesses. Here goes!…

Waiting patiently for IL-2 patch 4.502 and beyond

It hasn’t been that long of a wait but it still seems like we’ve been waiting for a while for IL-2 patch 4.502 but the latest information we have now suggests that it is getting close. What’s in the new patch and why are so many of us so excited and anxious to see it…

High fidelity Russian aircraft in DCS World? Let’s speculate!

It’s been a while since I did a good speculation piece on Stormbirds but there’s enough out there right now that it I think it may be time. So let’s speculate a little on some future DCS World content with the hot-button topic right now being the future of high fidelity Russian aircraft types. Let’s…

Is 1CGS about to announce something new?

This evening we got what might be construed as a teaser from IL-2: Great Battles Series producer Jason Williams. It’s cryptic and it may be nothing but it could also be something so let’s have a quick look at what is going on. Something is coming? Earlier this evening, Jason Williams took to the IL-2:…

If Flying Circus Vol 2 happens, what aircraft might we see?

It’s been a while since I engaged in any real speculation, however, a recent interview with Jason Williams and Daniel Tuseev from the 1CGS IL-2: Great Battles Team has renewed speculation that there could be a follow-up Flying Circus title. If Flying Circus Vol 2 does happen, what aircraft might we see and what scenario…

Thrustmaster is teasing… something

On Thursday, Thrustmaster is going to reveal… something. The company posted a tweet yesterday that teased something flight related showing off a multi-monitor setup, some table mounts with nothing on them, and a tag line saying “Get ready to fly.” Interest piqued? Best guess There are a few things to note within the teased image…

RAZBAM teases something new

An image posted by RAZBAM developer ‘Prowler’ on their official Discord has teased something new from the third party developer and it has a lot of people thinking that this might be an English Electric Lightning. Let’s have a look! The image and analysis It’s not much to go on but the community has been…

Are we any closer to guessing Eagle Dynamics’ milestone aircraft?

Back at the start of the year, Eagle Dynamics teased us that they had a milestone aircraft in development behind the scenes and that they had considered unveiling it for their 2020 cinematic but decided against doing that. When Eurofighter showed up yesterday morning I thought maybe this was what they were talking about but…