News round-up for June 5th, 2021

There’s a lot going n around the flight simulator world these days with plenty of aircraft releases, new scenery packages, and more all coming out at the same time. Here are some stories that I didn’t get a chance to write on individually during the week. First look at the A1R Ryan ST-A for Microsoft…

Revisiting the DCS: JF-17 in 2021

Now more than a year out from release, Deka Ironwork Simulations’ JF-17 Thunder for DCS World has gained a lot of fans and seen a few tweaks since it was released. As the second in my my new series focused on revisiting DCS World modules, I wanted to make sure that I put some attention…

Deka Ironwork adds TA mode to JF-17 radar

Flying low with the DCS: JF-17 is about to get easier as the team behind the DCS module, Deka Ironwork Simulations, are now adding a new ground mapping radar function called TA mode. Here’s what we know! Low flying with radar assistance The DCS: JF-17 has a full air to ground radar with plenty of…

The DCS Halloween Sale has started

It’s almost Halloween and DCS World is getting in on the spooky sales with a wide variety of products now on sale for, in some cases, up to half off. Here’s what you need to know! Scary sales… for your wallet Most products in the DCS World E-Store are now on sale for 50% off…

DCS 2.5.6 comes to stable release, Marianas map update

It’s been a long time in coming and now DCS World 2.5.6 is now available to people who have stuck with the stable release cycle for DCS World. Eagle Dynamics has also detailed some updates that they are currently working on including the latest visuals on the DCS: Marianas Islands map that is coming to…

Why not give the DCS: JF-17 a try?

The ‘Stay at Home Sale’ continues for DCS World with the DCS: JF-17 being the latest to appear in the list for free trial. That means you can sign in to DCS World, download the JF-17 and try it for free. Here are some impressions on the jet as well as links to tutorials and…

Deka provides mini-JF-17 update

Air-to-air refueling (AAR) is a pretty handy thing to have and Deka Ironwork Simulations is keen to add the ability to their DCS: JF-17 module to match some of the most recent updates to the real life JF-17. They have now provided a quick update on how far along they are with this and how…

Deka offers Lunar New Year update on JF-17, more!

The DCS: JF-17 appears to have been a bit of a hit in DCS World with plenty of people taking a liking to the previously almost unknown joint Pakistani-Chinese fighter. Deka Ironwork Simulations has offered up a short but informative update on their plans for the JF-17 as well as the China Asset Pack and…

DCS World 2019 year in review

With 2019 nearly behind us and 2020 ahead, it’s time to do a review of some of the highlights of 2019 for fans of DCS World. There were new modules, new features, and lots to talk about this year as one of the longest running combat flight simulator series strove forward. Let’s talk about some…

An auspicious start! Early impressions of DCS: JF-17 Thunder

Deka Ironwork Simulations DCS: JF-17 is the newest full fidelity DCS World module and now that I’ve had a chance to check out this early access module, I thought I’d weigh in with some thoughts on the module. What follows are my impressions of where the module is right now as well as where I…