Flying the Mi-8 for the first time

I feel like a newbie all over again as I’ve now taken my first steps into piloting a virtual helicopter. The DCS: Mi-8 MTV2 Magnificent Eight is a beast of a Russian transport helicopter that can sling some impressive loads and back up any situation with a ton of firepower. This is my first experience…

News round-up, JF-17, F-4E, AH-1, and M-2000C

There’s some new DCS World info trickling out this week with a new update on the JF-17’s exterior textures, news on what Eagle Dynamics is doing (or not doing) with the F-4E and AH-1 as well as a new look at the M-2000C’s revised pilot model. Here’s the latest! New M-2000C pilot RAZBAM’s efforts to…

First impressions of the DCS: F-5E

The DCS World Autumn Sale is on and I was intent on picking up a new aircraft for my DCS World hangar. This time I decided it was time to get the DCS: F-5E Tiger II and after a very quick process I was now the owner of a 50% off F-5! I’ve had some…

DCS development reports progress with AI, UH-1H multicrew!

DCS World Weekend News covered some information already released yesterday surrounding the DCS: F-16C radar, IFF and drop tank jettison features and the new AGM-62 Walleye for F/A-18C but today we learned two new pieces of information. Development on an updated AI is going well and the UH-1H Huey is finally getting multi-crew support! Yes!…

DCS: F-16C IFF, radar update, F/A-18C Walleye tutorial

New updates are out today with some new information on priorities for the Eagle Dynamics team on DCS: F-16C radar modes. Matt Wagner has also released two new videos with information on a preliminary IFF mode for the F-16 and a tutorial on how to use the AGM-62 Walleye. Let’s have a look! AGM-62 Walleye…

Wrapping up some DCS: F-16C, JF-17, M-2000C, and other updates!

There’s a bunch of smaller updates that came out over the last few days that I wanted to wrap up into a short summary. Let’s have a look at the latest on a bunch of different DCS World subjects. F-16C gets a short start video Matt Wagner’s already done a by the book start-up video…

DCS: F-16C arrives October 3! Plus new TGP video!

It’s been an incredible week for flight simming and we’re only at Tuesday. Eagle Dynamics has announced that the DCS: F-16C Viper will be coming to both Steam and the Eagle Dynamics store this Thursday! That’s two days folks! Ready for Viper The F-16C Fighting Falcon, but referred only to its other name by it’s…

DCS: F-16C gets cold start, ILS landing video, early manual

New videos and a brand new early access manual are available for the DCS: F-16C providing a few more training materials for eager fans of the F-16. Let’s check it out! Cold start, ILS Two new academic videos cover the DCS: F-16C’s cold start procedure. This an in-depth 15-minute guide to starting the F-16 with…

Eagle Dynamics shows off P-47, also shows Mi-24, Ka-50 cockpits

I’m a bit late on the DCS World Weekend News update (it’s a busy life!) but here are with updates on three projects that are developing at Eagle Dynamics right now. The P-47, Mi-24, and Ka-50 were all part of the update! Mi-24 and Ka-50 cockpits Fans of Russian helicopters got a bit of a…