DCS World Weekend News - Page 12 - ED Forums
 


Notices

Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-06-2017, 01:36 PM   #111
Chizh
ED Producer
 
Chizh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Москва
Posts: 50,009
Default DCS World Newsletter - 6 October 2017



DCS: Normandy 1944 Map
Since the initial Early Access release of the DCS: Normandy 1944 Map, we and Ugra Media have been working on several improvements to increase its enjoyability and increase its accuracy. In addition to further refining the map for improved performance, we have made the following improvements:
  • Region and period correct water towers
  • Region and period correct wind mills and increased the population of them across the map
  • Farm houses interspersed in countryside areas
  • Several variation of bridges that match the region and time period
  • Removed brick buildings from the Advanced Landing Ground (ALG) airfields
  • Concrete runways for correct airfields
  • Improve beach transition
Here is the image showing one of these new objects that we hope to release soon.



More Normandy screenshots

DCS: Normandy 1944 Map in the DCS e-shop


Last Days of F-5E Tiger II Sale and Bundle Deals
Ending on 9 October 0900 GMT, we have a couple great bundles and a great 60% off sale! These offers start today at 1500 GMT and will last until 9 October at 0900 GMT:
DCS: F-5E Tiger II at 60% off!



Bundle Deals


  • DCS: F-5E Tiger II + DCS: NEVADA Test and Training Range Map + F-5E: Air Combat Maneuvering Campaign for $60.00 USD
  • DCS: Flaming Cliffs 3 + DCS: L-39 Albatros for $60.00

Find these and other bundles in special offers section of DCS e-shop


DCS: World War II Assets Pack Update
Another new unit being developed for the DCS: World War II Assets pack is the Sd.Kfz.7. This was a very versatile unit for German forces and had multiple uses during the war. For its initial appearance in DCS World, it will act as an artillery tractor.



More WIP screenshots


F-5E: Air Combat Maneuvering (ACM) Campaign Available on Steam
Starting today, the ACM campaign for the F-5E is available on Steam:
http://store.steampowered.com/search/?term=dcs

The F-5E Aggressors ACM campaign puts you in the cockpit of an F-5E Tiger II, as a new Aggressor pilot with the 65th Aggressor Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base. Based on real world procedures you will fly as Red Air against Blue Air Forces.

You will face a series of challenging Air Combat Maneuver (ACM) missions against dis-similar aircraft. Your opponents include the F-4E, F-5E, F-14A, F-15C, F-15E, F-16C, F/A-18C, M-2000C, MiG-29G, CF-188, MiG-21 and unknown.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	Header2017_720-EN.jpg
Views:	45726
Size:	78.9 KB
ID:	170337  
__________________
Я не смотрю телевизор
ЧИЖ


Flying Legend 2018
Imperial War Museum 2018

Last edited by Chizh; 10-06-2017 at 02:11 PM.
Chizh is offline  
Old 10-13-2017, 01:34 PM   #112
Chizh
ED Producer
 
Chizh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Москва
Posts: 50,009
Default DCS World Newsletter - 13 October 2017



DCS World Autumn Sale 2017
Starting today at 1500 GMT and lasting until 23 October at 0900 GMT, we are having our Autumn 2017 Sale! During this period, get up to 50% off on most DCS World products.



Please visit the DCS e-Shop, modules section, maps section and campaigns section.

DCS: AV-8B N/A Update
Testing of the AV-8B N/A is well underway and RAZBAM has been doing a great job of fixing bugs as they are identified by our internal and external test teams. Both Eagle Dynamics and RAZBAM are committed to releasing a quality Early Access product.



More WIP screenshots

Unlike other DCS aircraft that relied on a three-point landing gear system (tricycle or tail dragger), the AV-8B N/A has a unique four-point landing gear system. As such, Eagle Dynamics has created a new landing gear system to support this aircraft. This and other items are being carefully tested.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	Header2017_720-EN.jpg
Views:	40766
Size:	71.5 KB
ID:	170659   Click image for larger version

Name:	AutumnSaleCover.JPG
Views:	48284
Size:	130.9 KB
ID:	170660  
__________________
Я не смотрю телевизор
ЧИЖ


Flying Legend 2018
Imperial War Museum 2018
Chizh is offline  
Old 10-20-2017, 07:04 AM   #113
Chizh
ED Producer
 
Chizh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Москва
Posts: 50,009
Default DCS World Newsletter - 20 October 2017



DCS World Autumn Sale 2017 Continues!

Just three more days! Our Autumn 2017 sale will end on 23 October at 0900 GMT. During this period, get up to 50% off on most DCS World products.

Please visit the DCS e-Shop, modules section, maps section and campaigns section.

DCS: F/A-18C Hornet Update
Work continues at a brisk pace on the Hornet and now that that project is further along, we can start to provide more regular “mini-updates”.

You can find them on our DCS forum and Facebook page.

UH-1H: Argo Campaign Available on Steam
This weekend we are making the very entertainment Argo campaign for the UH-1H by 373vFS Greg available on Steam.



DCS World Steam Store: http://store.steampowered.com/app/223750/DCS_World/
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	Header2017_720-EN.jpg
Views:	58940
Size:	51.4 KB
ID:	170903  
__________________
Я не смотрю телевизор
ЧИЖ


Flying Legend 2018
Imperial War Museum 2018
Chizh is offline  
Old 10-27-2017, 09:18 AM   #114
Chizh
ED Producer
 
Chizh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Москва
Posts: 50,009
Default DCS World Newsletter- 27 October 2017



DCS: AV-8B N/A VTOL by RAZBAM Available for Pre-Purchase with Discount
We are very pleased to announce the start of the pre-purchase period for RAZBAM’s eagerly awaiting AV-8B N/A VTOL! During the pre-purchase period, this module will be priced at $49.99 USD. Once the Early Access is released in late-November 2017, the price will be $59.99 USD.

Pre-purchase now in DCS e-shop

Pre-purchase Trailer video



The AV-8B project was born in the early 1970's as an effort to address the operational inadequacies of the AV-8A first generation Harrier, aimed to dramatically improve the capabilities and performance of the early AV-8A's. The AV-8B made its maiden flight in November 1981 and entered service with the United States Marine Corps in January 1985. It later evolved into the AV-8B N/A (Night Attack) and AV-8B Harrier II Plus.

First flight of a modified AV-8B in the night attack configuration was on June 26th, 1987. Deliveries to the USMC began in September of 1989 to VMA-214 at Yuma, Arizona. Follow-up units based out of Yuma received their Night Attack AV-8Bs by the end of 1992.The AV-8B N/A variant (originally known as the AV-8D) had its first operational development in 1984 and included use of the NAVFLIR (Navigation Forward-Looking Infrared camera, consisting of a GEC-Marconi FLIR system mounted in the nose) for night operations. Additionally, GEC Cat's Eyes night vision goggles were provided to the pilot as well as a revised cockpit with color MFDs, a wider field-of-view HUD display, a color CRT digital moving map, and a complete "heads-down" operation capability. The AV-8B N/A also sports four Tracor ALE-39 countermeasures dispensers along the top of the rear fuselage, in addition to two ALE-39 dispensers along the lower rear of the fuselage. The AV-8B N/A also fields an updated version of the Rolls-Royce Pegasus 11-61 (F402-RR-408 ) vectored-thrust turbofan engine.



More AV-8B screenshots

The subject of this study level simulation is the AV-8B N/A Bu No's 163853 and up which are the latest variant of this very capable AV-8B version.

Key Features of DCS: AV-8B N/A VTOL by RAZBAM include:
  • Advanced Flight Model that provides realistic performance and flight characteristics of a Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) aircraft
  • Highly detailed external 3D model and textures with animations
  • Highly detailed and accurate 6 DOF cockpit with high resolution textures, specular and bump mapping, and mouse-interactive controls
  • Highly realistic modelling of the aircraft systems including electrical, fuel, hydraulics, lighting, engine and navigation that includes:
  • Digital Engine Control System (DECS)
  • Automatic Fuel System
  • Air Refueling System
  • Electrical Power System
  • External Lighting
  • Internal Lighting
  • Hydraulic Power Supply System
  • Flight Control System (FCS)
  • Head-Up Display (HUD)
  • Up-front Control (UFC)
  • Option Display Unit (ODU)
  • Multipurpose Color Displays (MPCD)
  • VREST Computer (for jet-borne flight)
  • Air Data Computer (ADC)
  • Environmental Control System (ECS)
  • On-Board Oxygen Generating System (OBOGS)
  • Realistic weapons, sensor, and defensive systems include:
  • Air-to-Air and Air-to-Ground GAU-12 Equalizer 25 mm (0.984 in) 5-barreled Rotary cannon pod
  • 6 under-wing pylon stations holding up to 9,200 lb (4,200 kg) of payload which include:
  • AIM-9 Sidewinder or similar-sized infrared-guided missiles
  • AGM-65 Maverick Air-to-Surface missiles
  • Mark 80 series of unguided bombs (including 3 kg [6.6 lb] and 14 kg [31 lb] practice bombs)
  • Paveway series of Laser-Guided Bombs (LGBs)
  • Joint Direct Attack Munitions (GBU-38, GBU-32, and GBU-54)
  • Mark 20 Cluster Bomb Units (CBUs)
  • AN/AAQ-28V LITENING targeting pod
  • ALQ-164 ECM Pod
  • Several skins
  • Detailed Operational Manual and Pocket guide
  • Instant Action, Single, and Training Missions
  • Detailed representation of the USS Tarawa (LHA-1), lead ship of her class.

Steam Halloween Sale
From 26 October to 1 November, Steam is having their Halloween Sale. We are taking part with 40% off on most of our Steam library.

DCS World Steam Store
http://store.steampowered.com/app/223750/DCS_World/
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	Header2017_720-EN.jpg
Views:	32928
Size:	85.0 KB
ID:	171196  
__________________
Я не смотрю телевизор
ЧИЖ


Flying Legend 2018
Imperial War Museum 2018

Last edited by SkateZilla; 10-27-2017 at 02:57 PM. Reason: Spelling
Chizh is offline  
Old 11-03-2017, 12:33 PM   #115
Chizh
ED Producer
 
Chizh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Москва
Posts: 50,009
Default DCS World Newsletter - 3 November 2017



DCS World 2.1.1 Update 6 Released
This week we released the 6th update to DCS World 2.1.1. This update primarily addresses improvements to the level of detail and lighting of the DCS: NEVADA Test and Training Range Map.

You can find the complete changelog on the DCS forum

DCS: F/A-18C Hornet – Cinematic Gameplay Video 1
With the addition of “Glowing Amraam” to our team as our video producer, he’s been busy creating all sorts of new multimedia content. For this week, we have our first Hornet cinematic gameplay video. We hope you enjoy it as a taste of what’s to come.




DCS: AJS-37 Viggen Available on Steam



DCS World Steam Store: http://store.steampowered.com/app/223750/DCS_World/

Trailer video: https://youtu.be/EgxrkpcwsWU
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	Header2017_720-EN.jpg
Views:	28240
Size:	69.2 KB
ID:	171540   Click image for larger version

Name:	DCS-FA-18C-Hornet-Video.jpg
Views:	781
Size:	109.5 KB
ID:	171541   Click image for larger version

Name:	DCS_AJS-37_capsule_large_2017.jpg
Views:	33453
Size:	31.4 KB
ID:	171542  

__________________
Я не смотрю телевизор
ЧИЖ


Flying Legend 2018
Imperial War Museum 2018
Chizh is offline  
Old 11-10-2017, 11:36 AM   #116
Chizh
ED Producer
 
Chizh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Москва
Posts: 50,009
Default DCS World Newsletter - 10 November 2017



DCS World 1.5.7 Update 5
This week we have released a fifth update to DCS World version 1.5.7. The primary feature of this update is to fix the server crash that could happen if a client has been disconnected by time-out.

You can find the complete DCS World 1.5.7 Update 5 changelog on the DCS forum.

DCS: Strait of Hormuz Map Teaser
In addition to the development of new aircraft for DCS World, the creation of new theaters in which to fly in are an equally important aspect of the simulation. Today we are happy to provide a little look at the next map coming to DCS World: DCS: Strait of Hormuz Map! As we get closer to release, we will be providing more details on this new combat theater coming to DCS World.

Teaser Video:






More screenshots WIP
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	Header2017_720-EN.jpg
Views:	24877
Size:	70.7 KB
ID:	171927  
__________________
Я не смотрю телевизор
ЧИЖ


Flying Legend 2018
Imperial War Museum 2018

Last edited by Chizh; 11-10-2017 at 11:45 AM.
Chizh is offline  
Old 11-17-2017, 12:30 PM   #117
Chizh
ED Producer
 
Chizh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Москва
Posts: 50,009
Default DCS World Newsletter - 17 November 2017



Autumn 2017 Bonus Event
Starting today at 1500 GMT and lasting until 27 November at 0900 GMT, you can use your bonus points to save up to 60% on most DCS World store items! Please note that this is a bonus event and not a flat sale on all modules. You can read about the bonus program here.

If you have available bonus points, you can apply them during the store checkout process.
DCS: World War II Assets Pack Update
In our continuing effort to add more content to the World War II Assets Pack, several new AI-only aircraft are in development. These include the Ju-88, A-20, and C-47.

The Junkers Ju-88 was a German, twin-engined medium bomber. Over 16,000 were produced and ranged in roles including bomber, dive bomber, night fighter, torpedo bomber, and others.



The Douglas A-20 Havoc/Boston was a United States light bomber that was flown by several allied nations during WWII. The A-20 was a very versatile aircraft with good speed and maneuverability for a light bomber.



The Douglas C-47 Skytrain was a work horse for the allies in World War II and served as a troop and cargo transport. Also known by the nickname “Gooney Bird”, the C-47 was also instrumental in paratrooper operations.



DCS: F/A-18C Hornet Cinematic Video – Over the Strait of Hormuz
This week we bring you our second cinematic video for DCS: F/A-18C Hornet. Today we see our Hornet over our next, new map for DCS World: the Strait of Hormuz Map. This map is being specifically created to support our Hornet. However, like all DCS World maps, this map will support all DCS World aircraft modules and Combined Arms.

Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	Header2017_720-EN.jpg
Views:	21977
Size:	70.9 KB
ID:	172342  
__________________
Я не смотрю телевизор
ЧИЖ


Flying Legend 2018
Imperial War Museum 2018
Chizh is offline  
Old 11-24-2017, 01:50 PM   #118
Chizh
ED Producer
 
Chizh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Москва
Posts: 50,009
Default DCS World Newsletter - 24 November 2017



Announcing DCS: Yak-52
We are pleased to announce a new DCS World aircraft that is currently well into development: the Yakovlev Yak-52. This is an outgrowth of a professional, training project that we are also bringing to you.

The Yakovlev Yak-52 is a tandem seat, radial engine, trainer aircraft that served as the primary aircraft trainer for the Soviet Union and many other nations. Introduced in 1979, the Yak-52 has been a popular choice among air forces given its rugged construction, ease of handling, tricycle landing gear, and simple maintenance. These same characteristic have made it a popular civilian aerobatics aircraft in its later years.

Powered by a single Vedeneyev M-14P, nine-cylinder radial piston engine with 360 horsepower, the aircraft is very response given an empty weight of just 998 kg and large controls surfaces. Capable of pulling over 7 G and pushing up to negative 5 G, it’s no wonder the Yak-52 has been popular with aerobatic teams around the world.

The DCS: Yak-52 provides a realistic pilot training progression from the Yak-52, to the L-39 jet trainer, to modern fighters like the MiG-29 and Su-27.

Key Features:
  • Professional Flight Model that duplicates the flight characteristics of the Yak-52
  • Complete systems modeling of the Yak-52 that includes the engine, fuel, electrical and pneumatic systems
  • Realistic, mouse-interactive cockpit in which almost all controls can be interacted with
  • Accurate sounds of the Yak-52 like the engine and pneumatic system
  • Multiple liveries as both a military trainer and civilian aerobatic aircraft
  • Cooperative multiplayer. Fly with a friend in the same aircraft



More WIP screenshots
https://www.digitalcombatsimulator.c...s/screenshots/

DCS: Normandy 1944 Map and DCS: World War II Assets Pack Available on Steam



Today we are pleased to release both the DCS: Normandy 1944 Map and the DCS: World War II Assets Pack to Steam as part of the DCS World Open Beta on Steam. Combined, these introduce our first World War II environment for DCS World, and they are fantastic products to have for your P-51D, Spitfire Mk.IX, Bf 109 K-4, and Fw 190 D-9. This a big step for us to create an authentic World War II combat environment for the most realistic World War II aircraft simulations available.

In addition to purchasing the Normandy 1944 Map and World War II Assets Pack separately, we are also offering a bundle deal that consists of both with a 20% savings!

DCS: Normandy 1944 Map

The DCS: Normandy 1944 Map is centered on the World War II battlefield of Normandy, France and is specifically created to depict the period after the D-Day landings and the establishment of several allied airfields in Normandy to support the beachhead breakout in late June 1944. The map measures 267 x 348 kilometers and includes airfields in both Normandy and southern England. The map includes the famous D-Day landing beaches and the "Atlantic Wall", rolling bocage fields of Normandy, large cities like Caen and Rouen, ports of Cherbourg and Le Havre, and 30 airfields. The map also includes multiple seasons and more detail and accuracy than any previous DCS World map by utilizing new map technologies.

In addition to being developed to support DCS: World War II modules, other module eras from the Korean War to Modern Day may also be used with this map.

DCS: World War II Assets Pack

The DCS: World War II Assets Pack provides numerous World War II air, land and sea assets to populate the Normandy and other DCS World maps with. Eagle Dynamics has spent several years creating an entirely new set of combat vehicles to support DCS: World War II, and each unit is created with an exceptional level of detail and accuracy.
In addition to populating World War II era maps, this asset pack can be used with all other DCS World map modules.

These assets include:
  • Tanks and Mobile Artillery
  • M4A4 Sherman VC Firefly
  • M4 Sherman with "Rhino" hedge cutter
  • Mk VIII Cromwell
  • Sd.Kfz. 162 Jagdpanzer IV
  • Pz.Kpfw. VI Tiger I
  • Pz.Kpfw VI Ausf. B Tiger II
  • Pz.Kpfw. V Panther
  • Pz.Kpfw. IV
  • Sd.Kfz. 166 Sturmpanzer IV Brummbär
  • Sd.Kfz. 173 Panzerjäger V Jagdpanther
Cars and Trucks
  • Jeep Willys
  • Truck CCKW 353
  • Bedford MWD
  • Kübelwagen 82
  • Truck Blitz 36-6700A
  • DRG Class 86 locomotive
  • Tank wagon
  • G10 covered wagon
  • DR 50 Ton Flat Wagon Type SSys
Anti-Aircraft Artillery
  • Bofors 40 mm gun
  • 8.8 cm Flak Gun 18, 36, & 37
  • 2 cm Flak 30/38/Flakvierling
Ships
  • LST Mk2
  • USS Samuel Chase
Infantry
  • US soldier
  • UK soldier
  • German soldier
Aircraft
  • B-17G bomber

The DCS: World War II Assets Pack will continue to grow with DCS: Combined Arms compatibility and free asset additions.

DCS World Steam Store

Spitfire LF Mk.IX: Epsom Campaign Available on Steam
In addition to the Normandy 1944 Map and World War II Assets Pack, we are also releasing the first Spitfire campaign on Steam for the Normandy 1944 Map: Operation Epsom.

Fly the legendary Spitfire LF Mk. IX over Normandy in June 1944 as the allies attempt to break out of the D-Day landing beachheads. Battle German forces in the air and on the ground as the allies push south over 12 missions south of the Juno and Gold landing beaches. The missions consist of a combination of armed reconnaissance, intercepts, and directed ground attacks.

For this campaign, we teamed up with the greatly respected "Bunyap", who has created an amazing level of detail and content for the briefings and historical background. All missions and flights in the campaign are based on actual missions down to the squadrons, targets, locations, times, weather, flak locations, etc. We believe this will be the most historically accurate portrayal of World War II air combat in a PC flight simulation.
NOTE: DCS: Normandy 1944 Map, World War II Assets Pack and DCS: Spitfire LF Mk.IX are required to play this campaign.

Key Features:
  • 12 historic missions taken from detailed accounts of Operation Epsom
  • Detailed briefing and briefing images, including separate PDF mission files
  • Unique kneeboard graphics for each mission
  • Hundreds of specially recorded voice-over messages to recreate the actual callsigns and accents
  • A wide array of missions included armed reconnaissance, intercepts and ground attack
  • Takes advantage of new AI features like Flak avoidance and authentic formations

DCS World Steam Store
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	Header2017_720-EN.jpg
Views:	21592
Size:	77.2 KB
ID:	172672   Click image for larger version

Name:	DCS Normandy+WWII assets_707x232.jpg
Views:	22958
Size:	97.3 KB
ID:	172673  
__________________
Я не смотрю телевизор
ЧИЖ


Flying Legend 2018
Imperial War Museum 2018
Chizh is offline  
Old 12-01-2017, 01:22 PM   #119
Chizh
ED Producer
 
Chizh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Москва
Posts: 50,009
Default DCS World Newsletter - 1 December 2017



DCS: AV-8B Night Attack S/VTOL Released!
We are delighted to announce that DCS: AV-8B Night Attack S/VTOL by RAZBAM was released into Early Access on 29 November. This is the second offering from RAZBAM for DCS World after their critically acclaimed DCS: M-2000C. The AV-8B continues their dedication to detailed craftsmanship of this iconic aircraft.

Note: DCS: AV-8B Night Attack V/STOL uses our new, keyless protection system. This system requires periodic internet connections.



Purchase from DCS e-shop



About DCS: AV-8B Night Attack S/VTOL:
The AV-8B project was born in the early 1970's as an effort to address the operational inadequacies of the AV-8A first generation Harrier, aimed to dramatically improve the capabilities and performance of the early AV-8A's. The AV-8B made its maiden flight in November 1981 and entered service with the United States Marine Corps in January 1985. It later evolved into the AV-8B N/A (Night Attack) and AV-8B Harrier II Plus.

First flight of a modified AV-8B in the night attack configuration was on June 26th, 1987. Deliveries to the USMC began in September of 1989 to VMA-214 at Yuma, Arizona. Follow-up units based out of Yuma received their Night Attack AV-8Bs by the end of 1992.The AV-8B N/A variant (originally known as the AV-8D) had its first operational development in 1984 and included use of the NAVFLIR (Navigation Forward-Looking Infrared camera, consisting of a GEC-Marconi FLIR system mounted in the nose) for night operations. Additionally, GEC Cat's Eyes night vision goggles were provided to the pilot as well as a revised cockpit with color MFDs, a wider field-of-view HUD display, a color CRT digital moving map, and a complete "heads-down" operation capability. The AV-8B N/A also sports four Tracor ALE-39 countermeasures dispensers along the top of the rear fuselage, in addition to two ALE-39 dispensers along the lower rear of the fuselage. The AV-8B N/A also fields an updated version of the Rolls-Royce Pegasus 11-61 (F402-RR-408 ) vectored-thrust turbofan engine.
The subject of this study level simulation is the AV-8B N/A Bu No's 163853 and up which are the latest variant of this very capable AV-8B version.

Key Features of DCS: AV-8B N/A VTOL by RAZBAM include:
  • Advanced Flight Model that provides realistic performance and flight characteristics of a Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) aircraft
  • Highly detailed external 3D model and textures with animations
  • Highly detailed and accurate 6 DOF cockpit with high resolution textures, specular and bump mapping, and mouse-interactive controls
  • Highly realistic modelling of the aircraft systems including electrical, fuel, hydraulics, lighting, engine and navigation that includes:
  • Digital Engine Control System (DECS)
  • Automatic Fuel System
  • Air Refueling System
  • Electrical Power System
  • External Lighting
  • Internal Lighting
  • Hydraulic Power Supply System
  • Flight Control System (FCS)
  • Head-Up Display (HUD)
  • Up-front Control (UFC)
  • Option Display Unit (ODU)
  • Multipurpose Color Displays (MPCD)
  • VREST Computer (for jet-borne flight)
  • Air Data Computer (ADC)
  • Environmental Control System (ECS)
  • On-Board Oxygen Generating System (OBOGS)
  • Realistic weapons, sensor, and defensive systems include:
  • Air-to-Air and Air-to-Ground GAU-12 Equalizer 25 mm (0.984 in) 5-barreled Rotary cannon pod
  • 6 under-wing pylon stations holding up to 9,200 lb (4,200 kg) of payload which include:
  • AIM-9 Sidewinder or similar-sized infrared-guided missiles
  • AGM-65 Maverick Air-to-Surface missiles
  • Mark 80 series of unguided bombs (including 3 kg [6.6 lb] and 14 kg [31 lb] practice bombs)
  • Paveway series of Laser-Guided Bombs (LGBs)
  • Joint Direct Attack Munitions (GBU-38, GBU-32, and GBU-54)
  • Mark 20 Cluster Bomb Units (CBUs)
  • AN/AAQ-28V LITENING targeting pod
  • ALQ-164 ECM Pod
  • Several skins
  • Detailed Operational Manual and Pocket guide
  • Instant Action, Single, and Training Missions
  • Detailed representation of the USS Tarawa (LHA-1), lead ship of her class.

Screenshots
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	Header2017_720-EN.jpg
Views:	13943
Size:	72.0 KB
ID:	173097   Click image for larger version

Name:	DCS-AV-8B_v2-280.jpg
Views:	17175
Size:	51.1 KB
ID:	173098  
__________________
Я не смотрю телевизор
ЧИЖ


Flying Legend 2018
Imperial War Museum 2018

Last edited by Wags; 12-01-2017 at 02:50 PM.
Chizh is offline  
Old 12-08-2017, 01:52 PM   #120
Chizh
ED Producer
 
Chizh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Москва
Posts: 50,009
Default DCS World Newsletter - 8 December 2017



DCS World 2.2 Now Available
Version 2.2 of DCS World released!
The primary features of this update are the addition of the AV-8B Night Attack V/STOL and the P-51D Mustang: Charnwood Campaign to DCS World 2.

You can find the complete change log here.

P-51D Mustang: Charnwood Campaign Available
Created by the same team behind the Spitfire LF Mk.IX: Epsom Campaign, the Charnwood Campaign is a historically-based campaign for the P-51D Mustang over Normandy in July 1944. The Charnwood campaign reproduces P-51D missions flown in support of the allied breakout of Normandy and the eventual capture of Caen. Given the Mustang’s combination of air-to-air and air-to-ground capabilities (bombs and rockets), this campaign offers a wealth of mission types and challenges. Each mission is based on real missions, down to the weather, mission times, squadrons, mission tasks, and allied and axis locations.



Key Features:
  • 12 historic missions taken from detailed accounts of Operation Charnwood
  • Detailed briefing and briefing images, including separate PDF mission files
  • Unique kneeboard graphics for each mission
  • Hundreds of specially recorded voice-over messages to recreate the actual callsigns and accents
  • A wide array of missions included armed reconnaissance, rail interdiction, and ground attack
  • Takes advantage of new AI features like Flak avoidance, authentic formations, and improve artificial intelligence for air and ground units

See in the Campaign section of the DCS e-shop.

DCS: AV-8B Night Attack Update
Last week, we and RAZBAM released DCS: AV-8B Night Attack V/STOL with a great reception! We are all ecstatic about the overwhelming positive response! We and RAZBAM released a “hot fix” shortly after release that addressed a few pressing bugs. In the coming weeks and months, we and RAZBAM will be working hard to bring the AV-8B out of Early Access and on to Steam.

DCS: AV-8B Night Attack S/VTOL Web Page




Here are some of our favorite AV-8B fan videos over the past few days:
https://youtu.be/uUGHcml3X8I
https://youtu.be/b9m_NlqtSTY
https://youtu.be/tB9sh2oL0UE
https://youtu.be/rWQiAKlnLDQ
https://youtu.be/jjBrz_XVEpY

Thanks to all the Youtubers for supporting us!

Mi-8MTV2: Oilfield Campaign Available on Steam
The Mi-8MTV2: Oilfield Campaign is now available on Steam! This great campaign requires the DCS: Mi-8MTV2.



Life in civil aviation is far removed from dangers of military conflict. Instead, it’s based on strict time tables and lunch breaks. Meet a group of old friends: captain Jury Maksimovich Protasov and his Mi-8MTV2 crew. After the events of the "Spring Tension" conflict, they are again in business together. However, this time they are gainfully employed as cargo transportation contractors, serving the interests of the oil industry.

Rather than combat, this campaign will test your knowledge of the Mi-8MTV2 navigation suite in order to locate oil derricks scattered over the forests. Challenge yourself as a cargo pilot and never have to worry about being shot at again!

Features:
  • Based on a real-life helicopter pilot missions
  • 16 full-scale missions
  • Various cargos and mission task situations
  • Landing in a different locations and weather conditions
  • Over 350 scripted radio messages
  • Voice overs for helicopter startup procedures
  • Briefing with flight chart maps
  • Flight charts are included pilot’s kneeboard
  • English and Russian localization - voice overs and subtitles

DCS World Steam Store:
http://store.steampowered.com/app/223750/DCS_World/
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	Header2017_720-EN.jpg
Views:	54596
Size:	61.2 KB
ID:	173720   Click image for larger version

Name:	DCS-P51D_-Charnwood-Campaign--2017_238.jpg
Views:	53396
Size:	37.5 KB
ID:	173721   Click image for larger version

Name:	DCS-Mi-8MTV2-Oilfield-Camp_238.jpg
Views:	52518
Size:	39.8 KB
ID:	173722  

__________________
Я не смотрю телевизор
ЧИЖ


Flying Legend 2018
Imperial War Museum 2018

Last edited by Chizh; 12-08-2017 at 02:07 PM.
Chizh is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 10:13 AM. vBulletin Skin by ForumMonkeys. Powered by vBulletin®.
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.