FW190 pilot shows what the Wulf is capable of

Alex VVV on YouTube posted a great video featuring his exploits with the FW190A-3 on the Berloga multiplayer server. In a series of cuts the short 2-minute video shows some truly impressive flying and gunnery skills as he systematically shoots down enemy aircraft with some utterly impressive shots. The FW190 may still be a bit…

IL-2 series gets new default skins, more images of Kuban map

IL-2 community members III/JG2_Gustav05 and I./ZG1_Panzerbar have been busy expanding the default skin selection for IL-2 and this week they are presenting dozens of new skins. Better yet, the screen shots show off more of the Kuban map. The developers also confirmed that what we’re looking at is the spring map. Summer and autumn versions…

Eagle Dynamics shows off more Strait of Hormuz, new trains for Nevada

Does it seem like Eagle Dynamics is releasing much more in the way of work-in-progress materials including some really cool screenshots recently? It feels that way with their latest images from the upcoming Strait of Hormuz map and some cool images of new long-haul railway cars for Nevada. All aboard I grew up in a…

P-40 may get a second lease on life in IL-2

I really liked the P-40 when it was initially added to the series but I recognized that it was a little troublesome to fly. I’ve learned since its release just how off the P-40 seems to have been from its real life version. There are a lot of reasons for that but it appears that…

DCS updates 2.1.1 released, Su-33 improvements shown

This week Eagle Dynamics has updated DCS World 2 up to the latest version of 2.1.1 including many fixes to aircraft and other bugs including solving the Normandy F10 tactical map view scrolling issue. And we also get a good look at some improvments to the Su-33. Carrier Flanker, Hornet counterpoint Although ED has been…

Big news for IL-2: Battle of Kuban updates

1CGS dropped a ton of information on the community this week including information about the Hs129, the Kuban map, shadows, and more. We’ve even got a brand new video to watch too. Let’s get to it! Hs129B-2 coming sooner than expected I’m jumping to the biggest surprise in the update this week – news that…

‘Blazing Steppe’ IL-2 campaign has the secret sauce

Priced at $9.99 the Blazing Steppe campaign is not what we would call free. So is it worth it like its predecessor? Ten Days of Autumn was an excellent experience and I was curious if Black Six, the campaign author, was able to top it. Summer on the steppes A steppe is a geographical region…

Highly anticipated IL-2 campaign ‘Fitz Life’ released

SYN_Haashashin and other members of the The Syndicate squad have worked together to create a ten mission Scripted Campaign for IL-2: Battle of Moscow. Anticipation has been growing after the campaign was announced a few months ago and now that its out I’m excited to give it a try! Over Moscow in the Bf109E-7 This…

RAZBAM DCS: AV-8B Harrier near release?

Third party DCS contributor team RAZBAM is best known at the moment for their Mirage 2000C module, however, that is likely to change with the introduction of the AV-8B Harrier. Indications are that the Harrier may become available soon! Vertical takeoff and landing plus night attack The AV-8B that RAZBAM is modeling is a Night…

DCS: F/A-18C cockpit tour

Matt Wagner has uploaded the second video in the F/A-18C familiarization series with an 18 minute cockpit tour. This is episode 2 of a series of videos that Matt is showing off with the Hornet module that is coming sometime in the future. The cockpit tour is a look at most of the switches and…

YouTuber SideStrafe interviews Eagle Dynamics Matt Wagner

Better known for his playthroughs of games like Uncharted 4, Horizon Zero Dawn and Titanfall 2, YouTuber SideStrafe spent just over an hour doing a live Q&A with Eagle Dynamics Matt Wagner. The interview is well worth listening to. Much of what Matt has to say has been answered before in different venues but its…

DCS Spitfire campaign Operation Epsom now available

When DCS released the Spitfire IX it was only a matter of time before one of their premium campaigns came along to supply the iconic British fighter with some operations to send it on. Those missions are contained in the new campaign: Operation Epsom. Campaign details Operation Epsom took place in the days after the…