JG1 and 103d Aero Thursday night Rise of Flight battles

Rise of Flight virtual squadrons JG1 and 103d Aero are battling it out every Thursday night at 9:00 PM Eastern and they are looking for more players to join in on the multiplayer action. Feel like joining in for some Rise of Flight fun? Something for everyone Battles are taking place on Wargrounds and Cuban-Syndicate…

VIRPIL’s T-50 throttle off to production

Joystick maker VIRPIL has been working hard on their T-50 series. The joystick came out last year and now, with the follow-up, is a T-50 throttle that is ready for production. The final version comes with some changes to the model based on user feedback. Let’s have a look! This is the MongoosT-50 Throttle The…

RAZBAM’s doing some PBR updates for the M-2000C

Third party developer RAZBAM has done a great job with the Mirage 2000C in my opinion. Not content with sitting still, they are taking another pass at some of the Mirage’s visuals thanks to the DCS 2.5 update. Check out these really cool PBR updates! PBR? With DCS World 2.2 and 2.5, Eagle Dynamics has…

Revisiting the LaGG-3

Being the very first aircraft to be flyable in the new IL-2: Great Battles series, the LaGG-3 Series 29 has long since been the centre of any excitement or hype. It was in many ways the “default” fighter and as a result it’s been overshadowed. But is it deserving of its “mediocre” reputation? Let’s revisit…

DCS World 2.5 video round-up!

DCS World 2.5 beta is now out in the hands of the public and with that there comes plenty of content filtering out on to YouTube. This is a video round up of several great DCS World videos. Lots of great videos to watch Let’s start off with a fairly simple video coming from Corvus.Corp…

Battle of Stalingrad 75th Anniversary

The last of the official armed resistance in the war torn city of Stalingrad ended on February 2nd, 1943 – 75 years ago. It’s a somber anniversary and a key moment in the annals of history but one worth remembering. Beginning of the end Stalingrad and the battle for the city lasted from the summer…

What to do if your DCS World 2.5 doesn’t look right

A lot of users have been commenting in the DCS community that they have installed DCS World 2.5 and it … looks terrible. That’s not how its supposed to be and several users have posted some very helpful tips. I’m reposting them here in-case you need a little help. The problem is your old settings…

DCS World 2.5 is here!

We’ve waited a long time for this and now the day has arrived. A new trailer, a beta release and the auspicious beginnings of the future of DCS are all starting today with the launch of DCS World 2.5 beta. The launch Coming one day before the expected launch date, DCS World 2.5 beta is…

Waiting for big things just around the corner

We’re sitting in the flight sim twilight zone right now – this is the weird space in between and the proverbial calm before the storm. I’m excited and anxious all at the same time and I can’t wait to try some of the new stuff coming down the pipeline. We’re waiting on some big things…

Battlefield 1 adds new air superiority mode

EA’s World War I themed shooter Battlefield 1 is nearing the end of its release cycle and the latest DLC pack is set to include a revisit of an old favourite game mode – Air Superiority. Shooter tuned for air combat Battlefield 1 isn’t a flight sim but I do play it quite a bit…

Another episode of DCS: F/A-18C familiarization

Eagle Dynamics’ Matt Wagner walks everyone through a new episode on how to fly the F/A-18C Hornet with a look at three key instrument panels: Head Up Display (HUD), Upfront Controller (UFC), and Integrated Fuel / Engine Indicator (IFEI). Let’s have a look! Acronym soup The HUD, UC and IFEI are all crucial for flying…

A new update from 1CGS on IL-2

It’s been nearly a month since we last got a full developer update from 1CGS on the status of IL-2 3.001. The team has been busy doing a whole bunch of different things and this developer update was focused on at least some of that behind the scenes work. Testing is underway We’ve got word…