New Black Shark 3, Normandy details emerge for DCS

The latest DCS World Weekend News update is giving us some new insights into the team’s work on the DCS: Ka-50 Black Shark 3 project as well as some unexpected updates to DCS: Normandy from Ugra Media. Let’s check it out! Black Shark 3 updates Eagle Dynamics is working on a re-release of their DCS:…

Full review of the DCS: Syria map

Until recently, new DCS World maps were few and far between. We had the default Caucasus map and the Nevada map and that was about it. Things have changed and we have a wider variety of maps now available than we’ve ever had before. DCS: Syria is among the latest to be declared a finished…

News round-up for May 8, 2021

Good morning everyone! Here’s a news round-up from around the flight sim community for May 8, 2021. These are news items that I’ve collected through the week that may not have made for a full news article. Red Star updates us on MiG-17 project We’ve heard a lot from Red Star Simulations recently on their…

Ugra Media shows off new Cyprus landmarks for DCS: Syria

New screenshots and a video are out for the impending addition to the DCS: Syria map showing off some of the scenery and landmarks being added to Cyprus which is now part of the DCS: Syria map. There’s also a new video for us to have a look at. Check it out! New details Over…

Flying Circus Nieuport N.28 full review

The first aircraft from Flying Circus Vol 2 has arrived and it brings with it hope, expectations, new sim technology and a few concerns and debates left over from the Rise of Flight days. That’s a lot to cram into a review but I’m going to try! Let’s have a look at the Nieuport 28!…

Ugra Media details DCS: Syria updates

We’ve known for some time that Ugra Media was going to continue work on DCS: Syria by adding Cyrpus and more of northern Turkey but it appears that they are also intent on adding more details on other sectors of the map too. A post on the DCS World forums has shown that off to…

First images of the expanded DCS: Syria map

When it was revealed that DCS: Syria was coming out, a lot of pilots asked if we’d be seeing nearby Cyprus and the RAF airbase located there. Initially, this was not part of the plan but the creators of the map, Ugra Media, are stepping an already impressive map up a notch further and are…

First impressions and plenty of screenshots from DCS: Syria

Ugra Media and Eagle Dynamics released the newest map for DCS World this week, a busy one to be sure in the history of this hobby, and I wanted to weigh in with my own first impressions on this new map along with plenty of screenshots. Real world hot-zone through the centuries The east coast…

It’s official. DCS: Syria coming Wednesday!

Just today I gave the advice in one of the DCS groups that it was likely we’d see DCS: Syria sometime in September or October but my best guess was way off the mark as Eagle Dynamics have just posted an hour ago that DCS: Syria is coming to early access this Wednesday! Announcement and…