Eagle Dynamics shows off new propeller effect ahead of 2.7 release

This DCS World Weekend News has a summary on some of the latest work being done for DCS World 2.7 as well as coming with a new trailer that shows a greatly enhanced graphical feature for the series’ aircraft that are driven by propeller. There’s also a summary of work done on the Hornet and…

Two new radar modes for DCS: F/A-18C Hornet

Eagle Dynamics is checking off a few more check boxes on the DCS: F/A-18C Hornet as that module closes in on its release date. Today, Matt Wagner did another one of his videos with this one focused on two new modes for the Hornet. Here’s what we’ve learned. WACQ and SPOT modes First, we’re getting…

Flight Journal: First mission on DCS Liberation Persian Gulf

It’s been on my todo list for a long time now to try out the Liberation Campaign mission generator for DCS World and now that I have, I’m kind of hooked on the idea. What is it anyways? Created by ‘DaKhopa,’ Liberation is a turn-based dynamic campaign generator that exists outside of DCS World. It…

ATFLIR pod coming to DCS: F/A-18C

When it was clear that the AFLIR wouldn’t be ready for a while, Eagle Dynamics poured a lot of effort into the Litening II pod for DCS: F/A-18C. That’s given the Hornet a powerful system for coordinating pinpoint strikes on ground targets and conducting visual identification of air targets. Now the Hornet’s other pod, the…

DCS: F/A-18C is getting new HARM modes too

Just a few days since the last video from Matt Wagner covering new HARM modes for the F-16C, now we have new modes being introduced for the F/A-18C too. Let’s have a look! The new modes detailed There’s quite a bit of depth in the simulation of these systems as the two new modes are…

Eagle Dynamics talks P-47 livery winners, new clouds, 2.7 details

DCS World is set to take another big leap forward for the series and DCS World 2.7 keeps on closing in on initial open beta release. We don’t know exactly when but excitement is building. Eagle Dynamics has shown off more on the new cloud technology that will come with 2.7 as well as talking…

DCS: F-16C and F/A-18C mini-updates map road ahead

A new mini-update on both the DCS: F-16C and DCS: F/A-18C have come out and they detail some of the new features coming to both aircraft. Some of these updates are coming as soon as the next patch while others are on a longer roadmap. Let’s have a look! Hornet closing in on completion It’s…

DCS: F/A-18 update focus, plus clouds, new ship helipad

This week’s update from the DCS World team was largely focused on some key updates to the DCS: F/A-18C Hornet. Some of these updates are on features we already know about thanks to Matt Wagner’s recent videos but it is nice to see them laid out in one place. Plus we’re getting a few more…

DCS: F/A-18 to get shared target designation system

If you’ve ever been flying the F/A-18C in a group in DCS and wanted to know what targets everyone was shooting at, your hopes have been answered! TXDSG is coming to the Hornet in the next patch and it will have applications for both air and ground targets. This new video from Matt Wagner shows…

DCS: F/A-18C is getting new defensive capabilities

Detailed in a new video from Matt Wagner and Eagle Dynamics, we have new information and details on how to make use of the forthcoming defensive aids for the DCS: F/A-18C Hornet. More than just bypass If you’re a DCS: F/A-18C pilot, you’ll know that up until now, the countermeasures system was fairly basic and…