DCS lighting, AH-64D report, F/A-18C campaign and virtual airshow

This week’s DCS World Weekend News update is jam packed with a bunch of different items including a report on the DCS: AH-64D’s progress, news on the real-time lighting systems being trialled on the DCS: Persian Gulf map, a new DCS: F/A-18C campaign, and news on the upcoming VIAF 2022 virtual airshow. Lots to cover…

Sedlo launches Bold Cheetah campaign for DCS World!

Campaign maker Sedlo has created some of my favourite single and mini-campaign missions for DCS World . Now, I have the pleasure of breaking some news with the announcement that Sedlo’s new 13-mission campaign, Bold Cheetah, is now out! I have the details and a short interview with the campaign creator too. Free Hornet campaign…

Let’s talk DCS maps and other complaints

Eagle Dynamics has been on a bit of an announcement spree recently and I thought after last week things might begin to settle down. I was wrong! We’ve seen both aircraft and scenery announcements and it’s been an interesting time to contemplate the future of the series. I want to take stock of what’s been…

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…

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…

The best integrated DCS World experience you can have

Every few weeks I see someone ask about what aircraft module and scenery package they should buy for DCS World. Ready to make the jump to full fidelity combat flight sim, many are uncertain on which module they should buy. In the decision making process, the type of aircraft, the way they want to fly,…

Baltic Dragon’s Raven One DCS: F/A-18C campaign has arrived

Keeping the theme with highly anticipated content releases, yesterday Baltic Dragon’s Raven One, a campaign for the DCS: F/A-18C Hornet released together with a release trailer and the full details on this campaign. Here’s the details and why you may be excited to give it a try. In consultation with authors and real pilots Raven…

Flight Journal: Two superb, GCI guided, flights on PGAW

Hoggit’s Persian Gulf at War server is a PvE (player vs environment or player versus AI) driven experience with a requirement for SRS and some challenging tactical scenarios for DCS pilots to face off against. After several training flights with the DCS: F-16 I decided to put my newfound knowledge to the test and take…

Flight Journal: Putting practice into motion with DCS: F/A-18C

A lot of my recent flying with the DCS: F/A-18C Hornet has been practice runs. There’s a couple of reasons for that including some performance challenges that DCS World has had as well as being spread thin on some other exciting flight simulation moments. Last night, however, I got to put the Hornet back into…