A new DCS Open Beta and 3 new single player campaigns

Eagle Dynamics have released a new Open Beta for DCS World today. As with most Open Beta releases, it contains a variety of updates and fixes across the wide number of modules that the sim supports. It also marks the release of three new single player campaigns in the DCS World E-Shop that might get…

“Electronic attack will be playing a bigger role in DCS in 2022”

Shared by Matt Wagner in yet another mini-update for the DCS: F-16C Viper, it appears that a lot of behind the scenes efforts to improve the overall simulation of electronic countermeasures and electronic attack in general is underway. Electronic attack The role of electronic warfare is not a new thing. In WWII both Allied and…

Eagle Dynamics briefly details future DCS: F/A-18C Hornet plans

While a lot of emphasis in the fast jet department at Eagle Dynamics is focused on the DCS: F-16C Viper project, we have learned that Eagle Dynamics still has people working on the DCS: F/A-18C Hornet and thanks to an update from last weekend (that I missed), we now know what the roadmap ahead looks…

Flight Journal: Spooky Hornet flight on Georgia at War

Time for a little Halloween themed fun in DCS World with a recent flight on the popular Georgia at War server. I set out with two fellow Hornet pilots including YouTube content creator and streamer Wolfpack345. Together we launched out on a night time sortie facing down enemy aircraft, SAM sites, and facing the challenge…

New DCS: F/A-18C feature for HMD alignment

Those looking for the most depth out of their DCS: F/A-18C experience will like this new feature and new video from Matt Wagner on the DCS: F/A-18C Hornet. You’ll now have the opportunity to align the HMD. HMD alignment procedure Chalk this one up to extreme realism. If you wanted to align your HMD before,…

Matt Wagner goes into detail on DCS: F/A-18C’s AA radar

A new video by Eagle Dynamics Matt Wagner provides an in-depth tutorial on all of the uses and functions of the DCS: F/A-18C’s air-to-air radar. It’s what you might consider ‘required reading’ for Hornet pilots looking to get the most out of the module and the tutorial provides all kinds of details that, even I…

Flight Journal: Fun with DCS Liberation campaign multiplayer

You may have heard of DCS Liberation campaign before. I’ve written an article or two before about this third party dynamic campaign and mission generator for DCS World. Until recently, however, I hadn’t had the opportunity to try it in multiplayer but over the last couple of weeks I have and it’s been an incredible…

Thoughts on Microsoft Flight Simulator’s Top Gun F/A-18 announcement

We learned yesterday that Microsoft and Paramount are going to be doing a little cross promotion that involves Top Gun Maverick and Microsoft Flight Simulator which will bring us an F/A-18E Super Hornet to the sim. Free! That’s a really cool promotion and one that all MSFS pilots will be able to take advantage of….