IL-2 devs looking for testers for new ‘Marshal’ feature

If you’ve got some solid experience with multiplayer IL-2: Great Battles, the team at 1CGS is putting out a call for testers for the new ‘Marshal’ feature which has also been called ‘Air Marshal’ in the past. Here’s what you need to know. What is the ‘Marshal’ mode? The short story of this is that…

Flight Journal: Helicopter adventures on the Rotorheads server

A couple of weeks ago I went on the Rotorheads server together with a few others and we got to grips with a new server that, after spending only a couple of hours on, I think is really worth a look. Especially if you’ve recently gotten into helicopters and are looking for a place to…

Flight Journal: Half a kill on The Korean War server

Last night I hopped onto a new DCS World server and a new experience for me that I wanted to write about. This time it was into the cockpit of the DCS: F-86, an aircraft I had purchased only recently, and onto the player versus enemy AI (PvE) experience of The Korean War server. Read…

Flight Journal: A-20 attack on the cheese factory

Sometimes it’s important to be a bit more lighthearted and when Combat Box’s newest multiplayer involves attacking a factory located within the Dutch city of Gouda. We designated it a cheese factory (a strategic target I’m sure) and made a whole mission of it. Here’s what happened! Back on the Combat Box server It’s been…

Flight sim news round-up for April 10

There’s a lot of news flying around these days and here are some key stories that jumped out at me over the last several days that you might want to know about. JustFlight working on a BAe 146 for X-Plane They are calling it the 146 Professional and its a new regional airliner for X-Plane…

Ever been in a combat flight sim slump?

When it happens and why it happens is a bit of a mystery but I can now definitively say that I’m in a bit of a combat flight sim slump. For a few weeks now my tactics have been all wrong, my aiming worse, and my luck has run out. Oh, I’ve had a few…

Flight Journal: Pfalzing out of the sky

Last week I was on the Flugpark server for one of their Thursday night fly-in events that have recently picked up steam again after the announcement of Flying Circus Vol 2. Among my flights that night was one particularly challenging fight in the Pfalz D.IIIa that I thought I’d share. Sometimes its not about the…

Flight Journal: Varied flights and scenarios in IL-2: Great Battles

I’ve been doing plenty of IL-2: Great Battles flying recently on several of the series’ popular multiplayer servers. This won’t be a full flight journal but rather a summary of each and an example of the kinds of multiplayer experiences you can have on IL-2 right now. Transport run in a Ju52 I wanted to…

DCS WWII servers setup to test new damage model

Eagle Dynamics is cautiously rolling out their new damage model for DCS WWII (which will be expanded to other aircraft and objects later) and has setup two multiplayer servers in the open beta to test out the new system in action. You can join in on the fun and help test to see how the…