First hints of new engine updates to IL-2: Great Battle Series

We ask a lot from the developers of the various flight simulator series that are out there. We want realistic aircraft with deep systems modeling, flight modeling that makes aircraft fly and feel like the real thing and match up to the numbers, and we want to do it in a graphics engine that makes…

Team Red Owl shows progress towards FA-50 for DCS

Team Red Owl – you may not have heard of them before, however, they have slowly been working away on a simulation of the Korean Airspace Industries FA-50 Golden Eagle multi-role fighter for DCS World with a large release of new images coming out in the last few weeks. Let’s have a look at the…

News on DCS: Supercarrier, Channel Map, Vulkan API, and more!

Last week we had a big update from Eagle Dynamics during their DCS World Weekend News update and this week is equally as big with talk about DCS: Supercarrier, their new Channel map, Vulkan API, an updated lighting system, plus other third party efforts that are all feeling into the content that is coming to…

First Flight Simulator update of 2020 talks alpha test

This year should be a big one for flight simulation in general with the likely launch of Microsoft’s new Flight Simulator series and a return to a product title that had been abandoned for several years. This first update talks a little about the next wave of alpha testers and gives us a little insight…

Flying the Kaiserschlacht campaign for Flying Circus Vol 1

I had a chance to quickly check out the first missions of the Kaiserschlacht campaign by SYN_Vander and a small and dedicated group of community members who have put together this 6-mission mini campaign for Flying Circus. Let’s check it out! Six missions, two perspectives Cranking this campaign out in record time, SYN_Vander and a…

New teaser for DCS: F/A-18C campaign 'Bold Cheetah'

Created by campaign and mission builder Sedlo, ‘Bold Cheetah is a 13-mission campaign for the DCS: F/A-18C Hornet set on the DCS: Persian Gulf map. A new teaser video shows a brief look at some close air support operations as well as showcasing the voice acting present in the campaign. Danger close The new preview…

First impressions of the DCS: Spitfire IXc and Normandy map

I thought it was long past time to jump in and check out DCS WWII and I decided that I would do that by purchasing the Spitfire IXc, the Normandy map, and the WWII Asset pack to get myself started. Oh… and the Operation Epsom Campaign as well. I talk a little about why I’m…

What I'm excited about for flight sims in 2020

With our first few days into 2020 I wanted to write a little bit about what I’m excited for in 2020 and the kinds of things that I’m looking to see from some of the flight sim developers this year. There’s a lot to get through so let’s get started! Flight Simulator is back The…

DCS: Marianas announced, plus A-10C Warthog 2, MAC, more!

Eagle Dynamics and DCS World are coming into 2020 with a splash by announcing and showing us their new DCS: Marianas Islands map along with providing some details on upcoming modules for their flight and combat simulator. We have details of the new map, plus the latest information on Ka-50 Black Shark 3, A-10C Warthog…

A couple more days for the IL-2 winter sale

If you were on the fence on the IL-2 winter sale but have a few extra dollars kicking around after the holidays and new years celebrations, you have an added chance to get in on the IL-2 store winter sale with 75% off many of the older titles in the series. The extension was announced…