Thrustmaster reveals F/A-18C Hornet HOTAS Add-on Grip

The rumours are over and we now have our first official information of Thrustmaster’s newest grip. The F/A-18C Hornet HOTAS Add-on is a all metal grip designed for use specifically though not exclusively with the DCS: F/A-18C Hornet module. Here’s what we know! Authentic Hornet stick experience Thrustmasters new grip is a follow on the…

News on DCS: Yak-52, more on F/A-18C roadmap, other news

Some new details are  coming out about two of the priority modules in Eagle Dynamics DCS: World Roadmap. The DCS: Yak-52 and the DCS: F/A-18C and this week’s DCS World Weekend News update has plenty on both including an interesting behind the scenes video on the audio recording of the Yak-52. There’s also been some…

New DCS: F/A-18 Hornet preview video roundup

Some DCS World community members, those with some of the bigger YouTube channels, have an early Alpha preview of the early access F/A-18C: Hornet and the new Persian Gulf map. The embargo must have dropped today because we have a whole bunch of new videos coming out and this post is a round-up of all…

DCS: Persian Gulf live stream #2 recap

Earlier today, Matt Wagner did the second live stream of the DCS: Persian Gulf map featuring the DCS: F/A-18C Hornet module. This time around we got to see a lot of the Iranian portion of the map checking out some of the terrain in that section. I’m happy to share some of my notes from…

UPDATED DCS: F/A-18C Hornet Live Stream coming Sunday

UPDATE: The live stream was postponed. When new information appears I will update everyone on it. This Sunday, Eagle Dynamics Producer Matt “Wags” Wagner will be doing a live stream demo of the F/A-18C Hornet flying over the new Persian Gulf map. This will be a great opportunity to see both maps and get a…

Work continues on DCS: F/A-18C Hornet

Eagle Dynamics is keeping the content fresh with continued coverage of their development work on the DCS: F/A-18C Hornet. They have also been showing off various liveries and schemes from different Hornet units – so far all in the US Navy. Featuring different schemes Having a series of different schemes for the Hornet at launch…

Watch DCS’s Hornet perform an aerobatic routine

Another video is out about the DCS: F/A-18C Hornet module and this time its one featuring the aerobatic capabilities of the Hornet. The video is a showcase of what the virtual Hornet looks like performing aerobatics. A familiar aerobatic routine The flight demonstration video showcases what, to me anyways, is a familiar flight demonstration for…

DCS Hornet video, World 2.5 update and helicopter sale

Another busy week for DCS World as another hotfix, a Hornet training video, and Hornet mini update appear. There’s also a helicopter sale on-going for people who want to get into a chopper. Hornet updates A few updates came out this week about the Hornet. Nothing earth shattering but it does continue to give us…

DCS: Updates on Hornet, Persian Gulf, World 2.5, Rapier SAM

Early adopters of DCS World 2.5 have got two hotfixes in place to solve problems and an acknowledgement of a memory leak to be fixed soon. Meanwhile there are some small updates on the Hornet and visuals of an updated Rapier SAM site ideally used with the upcoming (and renamed) DCS: Persian Gulf map. DCS:…

Another episode of DCS: F/A-18C familiarization

Eagle Dynamics’ Matt Wagner walks everyone through a new episode on how to fly the F/A-18C Hornet with a look at three key instrument panels: Head Up Display (HUD), Upfront Controller (UFC), and Integrated Fuel / Engine Indicator (IFEI). Let’s have a look! Acronym soup The HUD, UC and IFEI are all crucial for flying…