DCS: F-16 Viper mini-update details radar directed gunsight

A mini-update from Matt Wagner and Eagle Dynamics is detailing a significant update to the gunsight system for the DCS: F-16C Viper. A future open beta will enable radar directed gunnery for the F-16 (currently absent) and a few extra details are offered as part of the update. Here’s what we know! Advanced targeting Matt…

Mission one of the Epsom Campaign for DCS: Spitfire IX

Flying warbirds in DCS World is an interesting experience for me as I had purposely separated the modern jets from the warbirds infavour of IL-2: Great Battles Series. Now with both WWII experiences now available to me it’s been a fun journey adapting to a sim that I know so well but with a subject…

News on DCS: Supercarrier, Channel Map, Vulkan API, and more!

Last week we had a big update from Eagle Dynamics during their DCS World Weekend News update and this week is equally as big with talk about DCS: Supercarrier, their new Channel map, Vulkan API, an updated lighting system, plus other third party efforts that are all feeling into the content that is coming to…

First impressions of the DCS: Spitfire IXc and Normandy map

I thought it was long past time to jump in and check out DCS WWII and I decided that I would do that by purchasing the Spitfire IXc, the Normandy map, and the WWII Asset pack to get myself started. Oh… and the Operation Epsom Campaign as well. I talk a little about why I’m…

New DCS: OH-58D and WWII damage model screenshots

Two major subjects were covered in this week’s DCS World Weekend News update with the DCS: OH-58D announcement that I covered earlier this week coming along with some new screenshots of the module as well as screenshots showing off the updated DCS: WWII damage model that is currently in development. Let’s have a look! More…

Check out the DCS: F-16C wing flex video

Development on the DCS: F-16 includes everything from adding systems and features to tidying up the visual effects and textures for the aircraft. Yesterday, Eagle Dynamics released a short video showing off their work with wing flex for their early access DCS: F-16C module. It’s a cool video and I thought it was worth highlighting….

New DCS: F-16C video covers TWS radar mode

We’ve got a new academic video from Eagle Dynamics and Matt Wagner who walks us through some of the features and functionality of the Track While Scan (TWS) radar mode on the DCS: F-16C Block 50 Viper. Let’s have a look! Track multiple targets simultaneously TWS mode is intended to be a method of tracking…

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…