Heatblur and VKB announce Tomcat grip pre-order

It’s been a while since we’ve heard much from VKB-Sim but today they and Heatblur jointly announced a new joystick grip named simply the ‘F14 Tomcat Grip’ which will be compatible with that company’s Gunfighter joystick base. Here’s what we know! Millimeter accurate An update on the VKB forums reports that they worked with Heatblur…

Heatblur talk Tomcat, Viggen in new update

It feels like it’s been a while since we’ve heard from Cobra847 or the rest of the Heatblur team though that may have something to do with the huge amount of coverage late last year and early this year on their DCS: F-14 early access release. Now, we have a new update from Heatblur detailing…

DCS: F-14 black wings and other issues

The latest DCS World beta has landed and there are a few bugs out there including one that may bother a lot of you DCS: F-14 fans – your wings are, in some light, almost completely solid black. Fear not as Heatblur has a temporary fix in as well as a request for a hotfix….

Chuck’s guide for DCS: F-14 finally out!

For a while I was under the assumption that Chuck was, due to some obligations, not going to do one of his guides for the DCS: F-14 but that all seems to have changed as we now finally have Chuck’s Guide to the DCS: F-14! Understanding a complex beast The DCS: F-14 is a complex…

DCS World 2.5.5 open beta is here and its big!

It may be a bit late but DCS World 2.5.5 open beta has finally arrived on the scene and there’s a lot here. You can read the patch notes yourself in full here but I wanted to highlight some of the big changes and the small ones that will make a big difference to many…

New details on DCS carrier ATC plus controversy UPDATED

We have new details and a new controversy when it comes to carrier ATC for DCS World. The details include a new video as well as some follow up comments on the Eagle Dynamic Facebook page that has generated a lot of talk. Bolter bolter bolter! We have a new video posted to Matt Wagner’s…

DCS: Persian Gulf complete, F-14 fixes, JDAM, more

Eagle Dynamics’ latest Open Beta for DCS World is out and with it come a mix of updates for variety of modules and one significant milestone. Development on Persian Gulf is now complete with several additions to the map marking its final stage of development and with it comes an absolutely epic trailer. The F-14…

Catching the three wire in DCS: F-14 Tomcat

I’ve been putting the DCS: F-14 Tomcat through its paces in the last few days slowly working through navigation, weapon systems, and flying this mighty beast of a fighter. I feel like I can do most of that with no problem except for one thing: Carrier landings. They cause me, and I suspect many of…

On mighty wings! DCS: F-14 Tomcat first impressions

Heatblur Simulations DCS: F-14B Tomcat was released into Early Access just a few weeks ago giving the flight sim public their first hands on with this module and with an aircraft that has made impressions to whole generations of aviation enthusiasts. Building a DCS World module to stand up to that kind of scrutiny is…