DCS Ka-50, Mi-24P, WWII Asset Pack updates

Most of this weeks’ DCS World News Update is centered around two helicopters in development for the series: the Mi-24P and the Ka-50. We’ve also got some news on a big WWII Asset Pack update. The Black Shark gets a major upgrade We now know a lot more about Eagle Dynamics proposed upgrades for the…

VIRPIL MongoosT-50 Throttle Control System Full Review

If you’re a flight sim enthusiast, you probably already know that you need to invest in some hardware to have the best possible experience. A joystick base, grips rudder pedals, head tracking, throttles, and multiple other accessories are part of an ecosystem of parts that vary wildly in price, quality and capability. This review is…

On mighty wings! DCS: F-14 Tomcat first impressions

Heatblur Simulations DCS: F-14B Tomcat was released into Early Access just a few weeks ago giving the flight sim public their first hands on with this module and with an aircraft that has made impressions to whole generations of aviation enthusiasts. Building a DCS World module to stand up to that kind of scrutiny is…

VIRPIL announces WarBRD and WarBRD ACE rudder pedals

VIRPIL has completed the trifecta of flight sim hardware by offering two new sets of rudder pedals alongside their already established base and grip combinations and their throttle system. The new WarBRD and WarBRD ACE are slated to come later this year and offer a couple of options depending on your setup and your budget….

It’s wall-to-wall Tomcat coverage here

Never has there been more excitement, hype, jokes, memes, nostalgia, or outright mania associated with a DCS release that I can remember in the history of the series than there has been with Heatblur’s F-14 Tomcat. With release now a little less than 48-hours out… excitement is high and the pitch is fevered. More content…

1CGS’ giant Bodenplatte update

The latest IL-2 Developer Diary comes a day early and it comes packing a huge amount of content into it with the focus being almost entirely on IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte. The map, the Me262, the P-38, and the B-25 are all part of a huge update! Even a few more details about the Tempest…

Baltic Dragon announces F/A-18C campaign

Baltic Dragon has announced a brand new DCS World campaign in collaboration with two former Hornet pilots from The Fighter Pilots Podcast and based on the novel “Raven One.” Experts aplenty This campaign announcement brings with it a lot of interesting details and plenty of talent. Baltic Dragon himself is no stranger to DCS World…

Jasta5 throws final Rise of Flight “Bloody April” campaign

Rise of Flight and Flying Circus based virtual squadron Jasta_5 has for the last 9 years held a virtual campaign based around the events of “Bloody April” and the 1917 offensive near Arras. This year they are hosting their last Rise of Flight based event while the group slowly transitions over to Flying Circus. Last…

Meteor asks us if “we feel the need”? DCS: F-14 release imminent?

Since at least 2017 we’ve been waiting on Heatblur to release their DCS: F-14 module. Long in development and looking every bit the part, the DCS: F-14 is now apparently nearing launch and the latest indication is from the folks who did the music for the modules sound track. What? Yep! Update: See below for…

Tomcat news: Cockpit walkthrough, six shooter, Top Gun 2

There’s lots of F-14 news flying around right now so let’s talk about the latest information coming out along with some bonus info about a real life Tomcat being spotted on the set of Top Gun 2. Cockpit walkabout for DCS: F-14 Heatblur has a video series about the DCS: F-14 module. You may have…