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Old 05-30-2018, 01:40 PM   #11
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Default DCS 2.5.2 Update 1

DCS Update 1 for Open Beta

DCS F/A-18C Hornet is available in the Early Access.
Added CVN-74 J.C.Stennis aircraft carrier.

DCS World
  • Added scripting functions for airbase parking data (true/false parameter).
  • Group list immediately shows changes which user made in unit panel
  • Airlifted troopers will not ignore point and radius zone of embarking.

DCS Flaming Cliffs
  • Su-27. Slat indicator will works.
  • Su-27. Fuel level gauge fixed.

  • Added new Instant action missions for Persian Gulf.
  • Player aircraft will be able to born on the ramp of carrier.

DCS MiG-21Bis by Magnitude 3 LLC
  • MiG-21Bis now works in the Persian Gulf.
  • Corrected Russian text on the T-10 indicators and radar lights.
  • Corrected radio channel numbers and Russian text on list.
  • Corrected material attribute on mirror.
  • Added raindrop effect.
  • Corrected materials on LOD4 causing objects to be invisible.
  • Corrected UVs on tac-numbers.
  • Added DPRK 2016 livery. (Based on #42)
  • Added Slovakia livery by Jack.

L-39 Kursant - updated missions 2, 8, 9.
A-10C Shturmovik - Updated mission 7.

Known issues that will be fixed ASAP
AJS-37 Viggen. Broken landing light.
F/A-18C. Missing fuel tanks textures for High Visibility skins.
F/A-18C. Fly over waypoint Time on Target causes DCS crash
CVN-74 J.C.Stennis: Left side elevator hasn’t collision model
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Default DCS 2.5.2 Update 2

DCS Update 2 for Open Beta

The NET protocol was changed. The current version of DCS is not compatible with old ones in the multiplayer.

DCS World
  • Aircraft with "uncontrolled" setting will not damages aircraft carrier.
  • Aircraft will not takeoff from an unactivated aircraft carrier.
  • CVN-74 Stennis. Decreased max speed to real rate.
  • Graphic options. SSAA disabled above 1080P.
  • CVN-74 Stennis. Fixed AI collisions when AI group takeoff from ramp or from parking.
  • CVN-74 Stennis. The aircraft will be not fall through left elevator.

  • Waypoint Time On Target functions will not crashes DCS.
  • Added high visibility textures of tanks FPU-8A.
  • When launching from Carrier w/ Radio Menu Open, mouse control of camera is disabled after - fixed.

DCS Spitfire IX
  • Tail wheel animation corrected.

  • Altitude Sensor Selector preventing use of IRMAVs bug fixed.
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Default DCS 2.5.2 Update 3

DCS Update 3
To Open Beta

DCS World
  • Updater updated (worked with 'deltas')
  • Spawn cold aircraft on ship deck with folded wings.
  • If the unit being followed is destroyed DCS crashes - fixed.
  • ME. Added feature of static templates.

DCS Normandy 1944
  • More detailed objects and realistic airfield textures. The textures now reflect the more dusty, lighter, sandy surfaces
  • Removal of permanent structures from ALG airfields
  • Concrete surfaces for the airfields of Evreux, Carpiquet, and Tangmere
  • Shallow water zones along the coastal areas
  • New stone bridges
  • More structures like farm houses outside the detailed areas of the map
  • Added more objects like windmills

WWII Assets pack
  • New units added:
  • M12 gun motor carriage
  • M30 cargo carrier
  • M2A1/M3 halftrack
  • StuG IV
  • Sd.Kfz. 234/2 "Puma"
  • Sd.Kfz. 7 artillery tractor
  • Sd.Kfz. 251
  • Sd.Kfz. 2 Kettenkrad
  • Horch staff car
  • Barrage balloons
  • LCVP Higgins boats
  • UK soldier

DCS AV-8B Harrier by RAZBAM
  • Updated KC-135B model
  • Updated UFC font

  • Caucasus campaign bug fixes for Mission 01 and Mission 13.

DCS MiG-21Bis by Magnitude 3 LLC
  • Corrected glass material setup. Reflected colors on the HUD and windscreen should not be so bright now.

DCS F/A-18C Hornet
  • Added absolute axis for TDC.
  • ADV RSET cannot be removed during a cold start - fixed.
  • Crash with external fuel tanks fixed.
  • Flight hours will be log in logbook.
  • Unable to toggle Moving Map on and off - fixed.
  • Added missing North Up and Decentered modes of the AMPCD digital map.
  • GUI music update.
  • Radar scan parameters are updated now only when the radar is not in track, when the new A/A weapon is selected.
  • TDC press+release now returns the radar to search mode from all applicable modes (RWS/VACQ/BST/WACQ).
  • TDC press+release and undesignate switch press now reset the radar ACM condition (with certain exceptions).
  • Pressing boxed ACM on the radar format now returns the radar to search (in addition to resetting ACM condition).
  • When a new A/A weapon is selected the radar track mode is retained now.
  • If the gun was selected as A/A weapon, pressing undesignate in all ACM modes, as well as TDC in BST/VACQ, always returns the radar to GACQ mode.
  • BST/VACQ/WACQ modes, when selected with A/A gun, now override GACQ mode. It can be observed after the radar breaks lock. RTS commanded by pilot instead always reverts to GACQ.
  • Fixed mixed/lost modes symbology in ACM. Was especially noticeable with missing GACQ circle after RTS was performed or break lock occurred.
  • Engine start with ground air source.
  • Added input for station jettison selection buttons.
  • Different RPM indication on DDI and IFEI fixed.
  • CCIP mode is designating a target at weapon release which switches the MODE to AUTO - fixed.
  • Bomb programs quantities corrected.

DLC Campaigns
  • BS2 Republic Campaign - added CN localization
  • A-10C Shturmovik campaign - Conditions of success are too hard - 10th mission
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Default DCS 2.5.2 Update 4

DCS Update 4
To Open Beta

DCS World
  • JTAC radios comms error due to SA-18 fixed.
  • AI F/A-18C. Incorrect surfaces position with cold start of AI aircraft corrected.
  • AI F/A-18C. Default control surfaces after landing corrected.
  • AI F/A-18C. Aircraft will spawn without hot running engine when selected cold start option on the deck parking.
  • ME. Ground/water units numeration corrected.
  • ME F/A-18C payload panel. Added option for removing pylons in the payloads menu.
  • The modulation of shipborne radios set to AM by default.

DCS F/A-18C Hornet
  • Sound distortion when passing through Mach 1 corrected.
  • Radar altitude hold mode autopilot will not be goes to high negative Gs.
  • The spawned aircraft will not be stucking in the carrier deck.
  • EMERJ JETT button will require push and hold for the emergency jettison sequence routine. There is no instantaneous jettison.
  • Fixed the behavior of the aircraft when flaps extended from the AUTO to HALF/FULL positions.
  • Chaff/Flare EW Page. It is possible to go from a value 100 to 0 by one click UP button.
  • Bug with pressing UFC button 4 that caused to remove some of the aircrafts elements - fixed.
  • Fixed countermeasures reload.
  • MP. Carrier Auto Launch Sequence. A client should have to be within 3 meters of the start of the CAT, with angles in not more 10 degrees to CAT line error and extended launch bar for the shortcut key U to work and connect the launch bar.
  • MP. The clients will be stand tightly on the deck during the ship’s motions.
  • Added option and input command to enable/disable afterburner detent, default fingerlift key is for both. For normal operation, you must re-save the options before the first use.
  • MP. Carrier spawn queuing system causes game crash - fixed.
  • Updated the french F/A-18C Hornet manual.

DCS MiG-21Bis by Magnitude 3 LLC
  • Adjusted HUD and windscreen reflectiveness.
  • Removed duplicate 3D mesh objects in cockpit.
  • Adjusted landing and taxi lights as a temporary fix to prevent cockpit bleed-through.
  • Added RSBN frequencies for Persian Gulf.
  • Fixed missing kneeboard maps.
  • Updated mission folder structure.

DLC Campaigns
  • A-10C NTTR Red Flag Campaign - added CN localization
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Default DCS Update 5

DCS Update 5 to Open Beta

Added support of a new M-2000C Red Flag Campaign by Baltic Dragon

DCS World
  • MP. Server will show a warning to clients who do not have a map used in the mission.
  • NVG brightness adjustment is over sensitive - corrected.
  • AI armed speed boats. Corrected performing turns in the formation.
  • Mi-8MTV2. Rear gunner will be removed when cargo doors are disabled.
  • Western aircraft RWR's will not be pick up the FA-18C Lot 20 as Unknown.
  • Chinese J-11 will shows up as 29 on RWR.
  • Corrected a supersonic sound Mach cone of the missiles.
  • The radars of SA-3 will be displayed on RWR: P-19 Flat Face radar - FF,
  • SNR S-125 Neva Low Blow radar - LB.
  • Long radio subtitles are superimposed with triggered messages - fixed.
  • Radio subtitles will not appear if you are not on the same frequency.

DCS F/A-18C Hornet
  • UFC display. For frequencies in AM only or FM only, option window four will be blank.
  • Throttle afterburner detent is off by default now.
  • All 2-way spring-loaded switches can be turned by both mouse buttons.
  • Corrected FLAP control binding for TM Warthog joystick.
  • Pylons can be removing after rearming in the mission.
  • Wheel chocks are fitted by default for takeoff from ramp (cold and dark) on the carrier deck.
  • MP clients spawn with folded wings.
  • The select jettison of single MK 83/84 will works.
  • Added very basic IFF.

  • Internal cockpit flood lights restored.

DCS Flaming Cliffs
  • Mig-29. An instrument and flashlights lighting corrected.

DCS Combined Arms
  • Briefing panel can be called in the game.
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Default DCS Update 6

Normandy 1944 Update.
Added Spitfire IX clipped wings version.
Added bombs and external fuel tanks for Spitfire.

DCS World
  • ME. Payload panel. The payload can be renamed in all cases.
  • ME. Carrier COMM FREQ can be assigned for each ship.
  • Doors of hangar don't open after spawn the plane - fixed.
  • Fixed crash that caused by helicopter spawn on carrier.
  • ME. New a unit's 2D view on the map. Units to always appear above / on top of static objects.
  • ME. New a unit's 2D view on the map. New button (tank in plan view) was added to lower bar in ME for show the unit models.
  • ME. Ships. TACAN can be assigned to exact ship, not whole group.
  • Incorrect route for AI when parking in a hangar - fixed.
  • AI F/A-18C will not try to taxi to catapult occupied by player.
  • The AI aircraft will not eject after takeoff if the carrier is deactivated.

  • Added carrier cold start instant action missions
  • Nose gear shuttle will be attach to catapult correctly.
  • Gear strut uncompression corrected.
  • The aiming of CBU corrected.
  • Waypoint number can be changed on Waypoint Data page.
  • MDI's blank when trying to export to other displays - fixed.
  • Removed 2*Mk-83 from center pylon.
  • Unable to select AG weapon after launching AIM-7 - fixed.
  • Carrier deck. After connecting launch bar to the shuttle, player can disconnect with second key U press.
  • TACAN TTG indication errors - fixed.
  • "AA Gun and AIM-9 Sidewinder" mission corrected.
  • Course line disappears with 5 and 10 scales - fixed.
  • Added abeam distance to course line.
  • Gen Tie fixed.
  • Added third option for throttle afterburner detent.
  • UFC doesn't display TACAN channel and status when it's OFF - fixed.
  • TACAN callsign is missing on DDI and HUD until TCN audio volume is greater than zero - fixed.
  • Selective jettison releases rack instead stores - fixed.
  • Holes in gear bays - fixed.
  • Corrected fuel tanks pressurization cautions.
  • Mk-82 Snakeye bomb always releases retarded - fixed.
  • Caution EXT XFER is missing when external fuel available with BINGO state - fixed.
  • Rocket pods can't be jettisoned without BRU-33 - fixed.
  • Rocket pods can't be jettisoned from BRU-33 after rocket launch - fixed.
  • AIM-7 on LAU-115 jettison - corrected.
  • LAU-115 can't be normally jettisoned after missile launch - fixed.
  • Single bomb can't be jettisoned with RACK/LCHR option selected - fixed.
  • Current weapon is deselected after priority weapon has been jettisoned - fixed.
  • Priority weapon station doesn't save - fixed.
  • Radar too easily losing contacts - fixed.
  • Systems still energized by external power despite ExtPWR switches are disabled - fixed.

DCS AV-8B N/A by Razbam Simulations LLC
  • Fixed external lights flashing inside of cockpit (disco strobe issue)
  • UFC Waypoint edit and data entry logic
  • Waypoint edit via moving map and TDC
  • MPCD Compass radio logic
  • Updated LHA Tarawa model and collision model
  • Corrected braking force that was causing movement during 60% RPM engine check
  • Add keybindings for anti-ski and electrical from community (Peagle)
  • Added further keybindings and switch abstractions from community (LeCurvier and Nero.ger)
  • Removed duplicate and unused Engine Start and Engine Stop keybind, to initiate auto-start or auto-stop sequence use the commands in the "Cheat" section (default Win+Home and Win+End)
  • Training missions in Caucasus
  • Rain falling on HUD glass fixed

DCS M-2000C by Razbam Simulations LLC
  • Strobe lights too bright fixed
  • Rain falling on HUD glass fixed

  • Incorrect position vehicles sight when GUI scale option is ON - fixed

  • Datalink work restored.

DCS Black Shark
  • Datalink work restored.

  • Fixed crash on repair.

  • Su-27 Ultimate Argument added CN localization
  • F-15C The Georgian War - corrected all missions.
  • M-2000C Red Flag Campaign - added documents.
  • A-10C Shturmovik - no progress in 11th mission fixed.
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Default DCS Update 6 Hotfix

New build of Normandy 1944 map with all additions and corrections.

DCS World
  • Corrected Italy chevrons script for logbook by Automan.
  • Added F-86F RSAF skin made by CHSubZero based on PSD of Skatezilla.
  • Carrier doesn't raise shield when client borned on catapult - fixed.
  • After saving a static template, the names of objects on the map are changed to DictKey_GroupName - fixed.
  • Module manager. Disable useless tabs in offline mode.
  • GUI. Error when trying to save template with an invalid file name - fixed.

  • Trigger error in Nevada FA-18C AA Gun and AIM-9 quickstart mission - fixed.
  • While internal wing tanks are disabled, aircraft doesn't send to tanker event for terminate refueling process - fixed.
  • Engine Anti-Ice system, doesn't cause caution/advisories - fixed.
  • Missing DUD cue restored.
  • Reflected CUE for CCIP bombing is mechanized correctly.
  • Break X/Pull Up cue is displaying when the aircraft is not pointed at the ground - fixed.

DCS Flaming Cliffs
  • J-11A input missing command fixed

DCS Spitfire LF Mk IX
  • Drop tank can't be connected to fuel pipeline - fixed.

DCS Bf 109 K-4
  • MW-50 restored.

DCS Fw 190 D-9
  • MW-50 restored.

DCS AJS37 Viggen by Heatblur Simulations
  • Fixed crashing issue on aircraft re-initialization (respawn, refly)
  • Reworked overall Sidewinder seeker behaviour.
  • Increased Rb-74 (AIM-9L) all-aspect capabilities.
  • Fixed RB24J (AIM-9P) to be properly rear-aspect.
  • Added Next Missile selector (FRAMSTEGN IRRB) button to bindable controls.
  • Re-added kneeboard settings page
  • Fixed trim on ground start - now defaults to 3 degrees

Campaigns DCS NTTR A-10C Red Fag, DCS NTTR F-15C Red Flag, F-5E ACM, F-5E BFM, Spitfire IX Epsom was transferred to keyless DRM.
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