Quick Takes video series experiment

I’m trying a new type of video series on my YouTube channel called the “Stormbird Quick Takes” where I capture a short clip of gameplay from a recent flight in DCS, IL-2 or any other sim I might be checking out and put that together into a very short cinematic. I’ve got two clips to…

Trio of new DCS: F-16C videos including launch trailer out!

A trio of new DCS: F-16C videos are out with two academic videos covering the Viper’s air to air modes and a new launch trailer has just arrived in the last couple of hours. This is all on the heels of the announcement that the DCS: F-16C will launch sometime tomorrow, October 3rd, to DCS…

DCS: F-16C gets cold start, ILS landing video, early manual

New videos and a brand new early access manual are available for the DCS: F-16C providing a few more training materials for eager fans of the F-16. Let’s check it out! Cold start, ILS Two new academic videos cover the DCS: F-16C’s cold start procedure. This an in-depth 15-minute guide to starting the F-16 with…

Back to back academic videos for DCS: F-16C

Unguided bombs and laser guided bombs (using a JTAC) are next up on the DCS: F-16C in back to back academic videos released by Matt Wagner on his YouTube channel. Covering various release modes and procedures, these videos walk you through step by step how to make the most of the F-16’s bomb release capabilities….

JF-17 first academic video is out!

Suddenly becoming that much more real, Deka Ironworks has released their first academic video for their JF-17 Thunder 4th gen fighter for DCS World. The first video focuses on two air-to-ground weapon systems and their associated avionics and even the aircraft’s targeting pod. There’s a lot here so let’s have a look! LS-6 and C-701T…

New stall video shows new Flight Simulator stall/spin testing

Microsoft continues to slow trickle information about their next gen flight simulator title with a new video being released to the public featuring what a stall looks like in the simulation. And it looks really convincing to me and gives me some serious hope for a high fidelity flight model. Overcoming skepticism I’ll admit that…

Basic navigation for DCS: F-16C is the next video in academic series

The videos for the DCS: F-16C are coming fast and furious now with multiple short videos detailing some of the different capabilities of the F-16. The latest focuses on basic navigation functions. Getting from A to B For all of the wiz-bang that a 4th gen multi-role fighter like the F-16 offers, there are other…

DCS: F-16C academic series covers gun strafe and rockets

Matt Wagner is cranking out new videos for the forthcoming DCS: F-16C with the latest focused on the gun strafe and rockets. Getting prepared While these are less sophisticated means of attacking targets, its still part of the F-16’s repertoire and its all part of getting prepared to fly the F-16C for the first time…

New F-16C academic video covers taxi and takeoff

The next DCS: F-16C academic video is out and this time Eagle Dynamics’ Matt Wagner walks us through the taxi and takeoff method. It’s a short but cool video and if you’re hoping to fly the F-16 this autumn, this and videos like it will be an essential part of your training for the jet….

New DCS: F-16C video details landing procedures

Eagle Dynamics and Matt Wagner have released a new video detailing the DCS: F-16C coming this autumn for DCS World. This new video details the landing procedures for the F-16 Block 50 coming to DCS World. It’s a short 5-minute video but it’s our best look yet at the F-16 in motion. Out of order…