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DCS 1.5.7 Update 1 (1.5.7.8899.335)

 

 

F-15C: The Georgian War campaign

8 August 2008. The Russo - Georgian war catches four USAF F-15Cs and their crew in Georgian territory. American pilots came to present their jets before a possible purchase of several machines by the small state in South Caucasus.

 

Although inspired by true events, this fictional campaign puts player in a cockpit of F-15C Eagle. Throughout 16 missions in the space of several days, he will help the Georgian forces face much more numerous and better equipped foe.

 

 

DCS World

  • QFE pressure in autobriefing - hPa added, values arranged
  • FPS drop when multi unit SAMS are used fixed
  • Input: DCS GUI no more freezes when user assigned {LCtrl+L} combo
  • User Interface input commands added for keyboard
  • Mission Editor: Static icons no more duplicates
  • Crash when use 'on shot' trigger deactivation for air defence groups fixed
  • All the internal missions/campaigns included in ED/BST modules have been localized into Chinese at the moment.

A-10C

  • Crash on loading A-10C DSMS training lesson fixed

FC3

  • Su-25 cockpit glass texture is bound to cockpit frame
  • MiG-29S. “CAP” quick start mission fixed. Now the last fighter flight will be activated. Quantity of the enemy aircraft was also decreased to make the mission easier to complete.
  • Mig-29S. The lighting in the cockpit is incorrect color fixed
  • F-15C “Free flight” mission briefing and triggered message corrected

UH-1H

  • UH-1H AI crew will now engage enemy
  • Fixed rope breaks when player tries to raise a cargo

Spitfire LF Mk. IX

  • New skins added

P-51D

  • New skins added

Mi-8MTV2

  • “Checklist: Wind condition" joystick command added
  • AI crew will now engage enemy
  • Fixed rope breaks when player tries to raise a cargo

Multiplayer

  • Connect to non-public server with password fixed
  • Connect to long running server fixed

Campaigns

  • UH-1H - UN Pilot. Chinese localization added.
  • Mi-8MTV2 - Oilfield. Cargo weight decreased in missions 05 and 11
  • Su-27 - Ultimate Argument. Reaction to Threat changed for Su-24 wing in mission 14
  • BS2 - Republic Campaign. ‘Soldier RPG’ removed from Mission ‘Rescue’

AJS37 Viggen by Heatblur Simulations

  • Implemented various Radio functionality
  • Fixes to the Automatic Fuel Regulator
  • Fixes to afterburner at altitude
  • RB-04 no longer launching (exploding) when re-armed
  • RB-15 no longer launching (exploding) when re-armed
  • Added R for RUTA waypoints
  • Correction to TILS-stations numbering past 20
  • Multiple potential CTDs fixed
  • Corrected TILS layer switch not switching back
  • Fixed distance time line getting stuck relative to horizon when in sidewinder fast select mode
  • Fixed backup sights
  • Fixed several kneeboard issues
  • Fixed starter sound
  • Re-added playsound for Walkman
  • Wave 1 of input overhaul
  • Radio is now pre-configured to nearest airfield
  • Fixed issue with FR22 radio becoming unusable after moving radio function selector
  • Fixed broken easter egg (triggering during normal gameplay)
  • Tuned pylon x,y,z coordinates
  • Added custom data cartridge functionality
  • Added interface for custom data cartridge selection
  • Fixed several normal map issues in cockpit due to incorrect vertex tangents in exporter. Thanks Evgeny @ ED for the Plugin fix!
  • Fixed Radios crashing in MP
  • Added Unlimited Weapons functionality (NOTE: Some sight modes may not work correctly after firing all weapons yet, you may also need to cycle the master arm between firing)
  • Corrected Sights for Rockets (hitting long/short)
  • Corrected Sights for bombs (hitting long/short)
  • Fixed TAKT not showing weapon state after re-arm
  • Fixed TILS not going to phase 2 and 3 when going too fast/turning too slow
  • Fixed TILS switching to phase 2 when 180 degree from the runway heading.
  • Implemented Cockpit Clock (NOTE: Will only work in 2.1.X due to cockpit model export issue currently)
  • Corrected TILS angle restriction tolerances
  • Fixed NAV/RR mode releasing re-armed bombs
  • Fixed radar elevation in AA mode
  • Viggen now works from Saved Games path as well
  • Corrections to input/output validation
  • Updated RU/CN localization

 

DCS C-101 by AvioDev

  • All (EB and CC) radios now correctly handle ON/OFF status. Radio transmission is impossible if the radio is OFF, or priority was switched to another cockpit.
  • Added new IFR and FD training missions with EN, ES and CN localizations.

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DCS 1.5.7 Update 2

 

DCS 1.5.7.9337 Update 2

 

Added support of DCS: NS430 module.

 

DCS World

  • Ingame manual window issues fixed
  • ME trigger list: airfield names are localized.
  • New portion of textures has been added for IC.
  • PAI: Navigation lights on С-130, An-26B, An-30M, IL-76MD, Yak-40 aircraft will work.
  • Server hoster won't be kicked from cockpit to external view when a client exits using Alt+F4 combo.
  • AI plane will hold desired speed set in ME.

 

DCS Ka-50

  • Added trimmer mode for joysticks without spring and FFB into Ka-50 special options. Same as Mi-8MTV2 option.

 

DCS SA-342 Gazelle by Polychop

  • Main rotor head shapes correction
  • Tail rotor shapes and animation added
  • Sound no more playing after helicopter crash or else and reloading a new mission
  • Net arguments correction
  • Gun & Rockets Sight correction
  • No more persistent damages when starting a new mission with the helicopter crashed during a previous mission
  • Radios have been reworked : Now Communication menus are acessable through "", "RShift+ " and "RCtrl+ " for VHF AM, VHF FM and UHF AM radios respectively
  • Corrected Gun sound
  • Fix for Radio issues are in the works

 

Known issues

Multiplayer client's track record/replay is broken

 

 

The update will be available today for an open beta. If no critical issues are found, next week it will be available in the public version.

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DCS 1.5.7 Update 3

 

DCS 1.5.7.9891 Update 3

 

Support of Su-33 for DCS World

 

 

 

DCS World

  • Ground unit sensors. The search of targets is optimized, will be more FPS friendly.
  • "Enable Virtual reality Headset" option will force restart DCS.

 

DCS NS430

  • Approach, Arrival and Departure procedures are correctly adding to active flight plan now, after designating arrival airfield with Direct-To function.
  • Approach and Arrival procedures addition to the active flight plan using menu options WPT ARR and WPT ARRIVAL has been restored.
  • Active cursor on NAV MAP page doesn't interfere with MENU button usage any more.
  • Added option for mission editor which allows restricting usage of NS 430 for particular board in its options.
  • Flight plan automatically transfers from mission editor to NS 430 now.
  • Backlit added.
  • NAVterr map will be oriented according to Track Up mode now.
  • Active leg remaining distance indication was fixed.
  • DIRECT TO function from NRST page group was fixed.
  • Map drag by active cursor in Track Up mode was fixed.

 

 

 

HOTFIX

DCS 1.5.7.10175 Update 3 by 2017-09-29

 

DCS World

  • Crash after deactivation of an aircraft carrier with a helicopter fixed.
  • Stutter caused of some air defence radars fixed.
  • AI Su-33 carrier takeoff dynamics adjusted.

 

DCS Su-33

  • Added new instant action missions on Caucasus.
  • Missing textures in cockpit fixed.
  • Fixed exaggerated hook bouncing when contact with deck.
  • Hook retract speed increased to real value.

 

DCS FC3

  • Radio altimeter gives wrong readings when plane fly with a roll fixed.
  • Added Su-33 English beta manual.

 

DCS L-39

  • Game mode tendency to pitch up fixed.

 

DCS Ka-50

  • One tube in B-20 rocket launcher visually empty when attached to external pylon fixed.

 

Known issue

SA342 Gazelle: Viviane’s MODE selector does not work.


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DCS 1.5.7 Update 4

 

DCS 1.5.7.10872 Update 4

 

Support DCS: UH-1H Argo campaign in the Steam

 

DCS World

  • Added Polish skins for MiG-29 and F-16C.
  • AI propeller aircraft: landing physics improved.
  • The trees will not become black blocks in the IR JTAC binocular.
  • Mission dialog crash when corrupted mission file is in folder - fixed.

 

Flaming Cliffs

  • Su-33: will react on trimmer when in refueling mode.
  • Su-27: R-27 missiles aligned on their hardpoints.

 

DCS: P-51D

  • Propeller is now visible in full RPM range.

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DCS 1.5.7 Update 5

 

DCS 1.5.7.11476 Update 5

 

DCS World

  • Server crash in the weapons.dll when client disconnected by timeout fixed.
  • Texture glitch when in cockpit when flying through overcast cloud layer fixed.
  • AI aircraft with AFAC task will marks target by laser again.
  • F-16 and MiG-29 added to Poland.

 

DCS FC3

  • Su-33: Flaperons will not intersect with missile launchers and vertical stabs when wings are folded.
  • Su-27: Vertical Velocity indicator will has not white looking edge when cockpit lights are on.

 

DCS Ka-50

  • Corrected AI Mi-8 flight in the Operation Medvedev campaign.

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DCS 1.5.8

 

DCS 1.5.8.12162

today for the Open Beta only

 

Support of DCS AV-8B by RAZBAM

 

DCS World

  • New login procedure on the start of game.
  • Encyclopedia. Many new units/objects added.
  • ME. UNIT NAME added to UNIT LIST PANEL.
  • ME. Unit’s MODULE name added to UNIT LIST PANEL.
  • SA-6 Kub. Continuously loss target tracking - fixed.
  • SA-11 Buk: Launcher has too big detection angle - fixed.
  • SAM Hawk work restored.
  • Flat shadows restored.
  • Trees shadows will not disappear at some view and distance.
  • Crash caused by attack of AI fighter to cruise missile - fixed.
  • Illumination bomb now have a damage model.
  • AI ships. Dramatical FPS drop when harpoon launched - fixed.
  • SSE. Controller.getDetectedTargets() will work with EWR radars.
  • Added localization keys for WWII aircraft armaments.
  • KC-135 can refuel from another tanker.
  • AI aircraft refuel sequence corrected.
  • The Multi-functional Display will be not flickering when using SLI/XFire and Deferred Shading.
  • Warehouse status restored for warehouse static objects.
  • Moon will light the fog.
  • AI aircraft. The impact point calculation of CBU-97 corrected.
  • Axis indication added to Input GUI.
  • Add China Asset Pack.
  • Update voice over for CN.
  • Aircraft will be not damaged when it spawned on the flight deck of carrier.
  • Added special "END MISSION" button to save progress in campaign in the Debriefing window.
  • Added procedure that collect all necessary files to ZIP for diagnostic. After game crash, will be started procedure that automatically collects debugging information: crash report, crash dump, track, log. If the user agrees to provide information about the system, then msinfo.nfo and dxdiag.txt files are additionally attached.
  • Added a gameplay statistics. If the user agrees for statistic collecting, the game settings and the type of the player controlled object will be sent to server. This information will be analysed for further gameplay improvements.

 

DCS Flaming Cliffs

  • Su-27/33: Added engine thrust dependence on the outside air temperature.
  • Su-27: Stick limiter override command added to joystick profile.
  • A-10A: Added axis control of wheel brakes.
  • MiG-29: Airbrake will be closed when gear is lowered.
  • Su-33. Altimeter will not stop at high altitude.

 

DCS C-101 by AvioDev

  • Corrected ADI ball animation in both pitch and roll. (Removed movement in "yaw". Improved pitch accuracy).
  • New Flight Director bars with curvature, according to real ADI presentation.
  • New sounds implemented for control stick and rudder pedals. (WIP).
  • Removed unwanted sound when canopy is open.
  • TACAN memory/acquisition logic adjusted - acquisition timer added (0.5 seconds).
  • Updated TACAN 115V power consumption - no consumption when in receive only mode.

 

DCS UH-1H

  • Engine EGT limits were implemented
  • Fine tuning of the engine and hover modelling was done, discrepancy with real chart now not exceeding 2.7%.
  • Cargo indicator logic was remade for cargo unhook aid mode.
  • Bug when you drop/unhook sling load cargo but cargo weight is still affecting airframe was fixed
  • Sling load cargo drop cockpit controls were implemented

 

DCS Mi-8MTV2

  • Tail boom separation during sling load operation with acceptable vertical speed was fixed
  • Crew chief hints for cargo unhook zone navigation was tuned (EN version still needs addition of several commands WIP)
  • Cargo indicator logic was remade for cargo unhook aid mode
  • Visualization of sling load cable was fixed
  • Refinement of tuning for AP-34B autopilot was done in pitch-roll channel

 

DCS NS-430

  • TOTAL TRIP TIME timer in the Utility menu counts too fast
  • Measure cursor doesn't allow measurement of arbitrary points on the map
  • NRST entry in Direct-To page incorrect
  • Wrong distance units displayed
  • Fixed typing with a large right knob
  • Unable to select NRST from Direct-To
  • Rounding error in remaining leg distance
  • Default runway minimum length on the NRSTapt page should be shorter than 2000m
  • NRSTapt page approach type should show best available approach (not always ILS)
  • VLOC default frequency is outside the allowed range of radio navigation beacons
  • Cannot make USR waypoints.
  • DIS field on NAVdefault page shows wrong number of digits
  • GPS should remember which subpage you were on
  • Unable to set more than 9.9 gallons per hour in the Fuel Planning menu
  • Changing GS field on NAVdef page causes other fields to disappear
  • If you turn power off and back on, it resumes inputting fields on the self test screen
  • Measure cursor position gets corrupted when you zoom in or out
  • Unable to load approaches with flight plans or direct-to enabled
  • FPL button unusable after adding a waypoint to a flight plan
  • Track doesn't seem to account for magnetic declination properly, since JSAVIONICS changes
  • DIS field on flight plan page should only have 1 decimal place
  • Flight Plan errors
  • Unable to select airport properly when loading approaches without a flight plan or destination
  • Heading instead of track

 

DCS Spitfire IX

  • Added default snap views.

 

Campaigns

  • F-15C The Georgian War Campaign - restored trigger functionality.
  • Su-33 Heavy Sky and Sea Dragon campaigns updated and converted to the multi-language format.

 

And also a number of minor updates and fixes.

 

Known issues

  • DCS AJS-37 Viggen RWR crash.
  • Background music heard in multiplayer. Temporary solution: just slightly move the music volume slider in the ingame options panel.
  • Black skins in the Encyclopedia.
  • Crash with NAVY group route planning in the F10 map.

 

 

 

Update 2017-12-01

DCS 1.5.8.12265 Hotfix 1

  • UI background music will not play in multiplayer game.
  • Crash with spawn of four AV-8BNA on Tarava - fixed.
  • Сrash caused by deactivation of the ship which has AV-8BNA on it fixed.
  • Crash caused by addition of the ship route on F10 map was fixed.
  • The textures of 3D models in the encyclopedia restored.
  • The crash with flight.dll that appears after some player helicopter actions on the FARP is fixed.
  • MP. Shelling zone trigger will be visible to clients.
  • UH-1H. Corrected animation of a stick cargo button.
  • ME. The next route leg will not go off the road when moved the previous route waypoint.
  • AV-8B. Fix of incockpit FPS hit.

 

 

 

Update 2017-12-15

DCS 1.5.8.12667 Hotfix 2

Ready for public

DCS World

  • MP. Rearming and Refuelling menu will be reset when user disconnects/connects.
  • Briefing Window QFE Section corrections.
  • Open mission window. Mission list can be sorted by columns.
  • ME. Corrected an ME layout in the minimum allowed screen resolution.
  • ME. Values stored in the "additional properties for aircraft" and "radio preset" tabs will be inherited from the previous unit for new units.
  • MP. Fixed showing the description and player names for servers with many players.
  • MP. Fixed serverlist error when 'required modules' list is too long.
  • Added displaying authorization expiry time when login failed or cancelled.
  • ME. Additional aircraft options (radio frequencies etc.) will be available in ME even corresponding module is not purchased.

 

DCS Combined Arms

  • Combined arms crash during gameplay (Weapons.dll) - fixed (fix of 1.5.8 beta).
  • CA. F10 map. Fog of War: target mark will not follow target outside of sensor line of sight.

 

UH-1H by Belsimtek

  • Endless and cloned escaping animation when one pilot is dead - eliminated.
  • Flares using will not be available without hardpoints installed.
  • Fixed default view at the UH-1H after cargo view.

 

Mi-8MTV2 by Belsimtek

  • Engine Fire failure (left and right engines in ME were mixed) fixed.
  • Simultaneous GUV (guns) and B8V20 (rockets) fire fixed.
  • Now the view on cargo through the access hole (after "3" key) of the flight engineer is in direction of flight.

 

NS430 by Belsimtek

  • Direct-to should default to current destination waypoint, unless highlighting a different waypoint identifier - fixed.
  • ME to FPL random bugs.
  • Loading an approach errors.
  • The default approach shown should be the most precise. ILS > RNAV > VOR > NDB > Circling. Circling approaches do not have the runway number in the title.
  • GPS incorrectly allows editing of mission editor airport waypoints.
  • GPS should only use approach or departure mode if you activate an approach or departure.
  • Unable to set coordinate of WP by means of RAD/DIS and RAD/RAD.
  • Wrong waypoints offered for approach transitions.
  • The NS430 pre-fills to the last or current waypoint. NS430 prompts for duplicates that are not identical if they share a root.
  • Suggested course popup is showing true instead of magnetic.
  • Direct-to legs should not draw an airport icon at the origin on the map.
  • Wrong waypoints offered for approach transitions.
  • Invalid fuel planning solutions should be hidden from user.
  • After using direct-to navigation, unable to activate a leg from the existing flight plan.
  • CN NS430 manual updated.

 

DCS AV-8B N/A by RAZBAM

  • Wing detached pieces shapes included.
  • HUD updates for all modes.
  • AGM-122 FM Update.
  • HUD Day/Night mode updated.
  • MPCD FLIR video misalignment fixed.
  • EFM small bugs fixed.
  • Updated fonts and symbols for MPCD and HUD.
  • MPCD video and HUD video now have green masks.
  • GBU-12 ITER load weight fixed.
  • HUD RWR Symbology added.
  • Aircraft ground stance fixed.
  • Crash when landing two of more aircraft AV-8B on Tarava (fix of 1.5.8 beta).
  • Crash caused by more than one Tarawa ship in ship group - fixed (fix of 1.5.8 beta).

 

DCS MiG-21Bis by Magnitude 3 LLC

  • Remodeled collision model.
  • Fixed minor visibility arguments for pylon and gear door damage.
  • Fixed critical damage flight controls for missing wings.
  • Fixed rudder key bindings.
  • Removed country list from ‘Am’ file.


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DCS 1.5.8 Update 1

 

DCS 1.5.8.12823 Update 1

 

Today for Open Beta only.

Will be in the public version at next week.

 

DCS World

  • MP. Fixed noticeable stuttering.
  • MP server. Interactive windows can be disabled when crash appears.
  • AI vehicle speed is limited driving on slopes and in forests.
  • AI vehicles are ignoring assigned speed above 20 kp/h (moving in column on path) - fixed.
  • LHA-1 Tarava. Fixed crash with Alt-F9 view.
  • SAM will not engage target if the track radar does not have line of sight.
  • AV-8B. Ugly black AGM-122 fixed.

 

DCS A-10C

  • New version of the "DCS A-10C дополнительные материалы RU.pdf" by Tester and ICS_Vortex.

 

DCS MiG-21Bis by Magnitude 3 LLC

  • Reduced collision line segments.
  • Fixed missing textures.

 

DCS NS430 by Belsimtek

  • When you reverse a flight plan, the gps stays in final approach mode
  • Default scroll position of flight plan information is wrong
  • Default sensitivity of direct-to should be 2.0nm instead of 1.0nm
  • The direct symbol should be centered on the flight plan page
  • Cannot scroll to NRST field without a flight plan
  • "Not for navigation" popup should only apply to non-GPS
  • Direct-to on highlighted fixes isn't overriding existing
  • Pressing 'CLR' on "Approach" or "Departure" in flight plan
  • Waypoint creation Lat/Long bug

 

 

 

Update 2017-12-27

DCS 1.5.8 Update 1 goes to public version.


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DCS 1.5.8 Update 2

 

DCS 1.5.8.13504 Update 2

 

Today for Open Beta 1.5.8.

 

DCS World

  • Fixed bug that caused aircraft AI crash during avoidance maneuvers.
  • Su-24/Su-24MR: corrected coordinates of refueling probe.
  • Corrected afterburner effect.
  • ME. Trigger zones name will be automatically add the number in the name string if there are already exist the zone with same name.
  • VR. Disable applying of scale GUI option in VR mode.
  • Corrected the PNG format screenshot generation.
  • AI fighters will not be launch the AA missiles off angle limits.
  • BRU-42 and GBU-12 weight correction.
  • The sky blinking at low water settings corrected.
  • HAI Ka-27 will able to find the ship for landing.
  • Fixed crash on AAA when relative altitude of target is negative.
  • VR. Aspect Ratio setting will not breaks ingame overlays.
  • UH-1H Crash landing on cruiser / ship flight.dll fixed.
  • AI Fw 190D-9 engine seems indestructible fixed.

 

 

DCS Flaming Cliffs

  • F-15C. HSI Distance will now be working.

 

DCS NS430

  • Approach and departure procedures should not be loaded by default.
  • Direct-to earlier WPs in a flight plan should re-calculate normal leg distances.
  • Inverting a flight plan should first remove all submode navigation waypoints.
  • Removing approaches no longer works.
  • Activating an approach should automatically enable direct-to the selected IAF.
  • After choosing an arrival, we should get a popup for transition if a choice exists.
  • Arrivals should only appear once in the popup scroll window, transitions are chosen separately.

 

DCS CA

  • SA-19 Tunguska will not automatic tracking target in missile channel. Player have to manually tracking target with optical sight.

 

DCS C-101 by AvioDev

Changes not included in last 2.2.0 update::

  • Removed static sound heard occasionally due to radio markers. This sound can still be disabled/enabled with MK knob and/or main volume knob in intercom panel.
  • Single mission names appear now in DCS interface list.
  • Corrected mirror disabling, folding and initialization according to “Mirrors” option in UI.
  • Fixed crash with dynamic weather enabled.
  • Corrected several control input names.
  • Fixed TACAN RMI pointer not rotating when channel 00X is set.
  • Fixed some cockpit labels lightning.
  • Boarding ladder, wheel chocks, GPU and pilot’s helmet appear now correctly when viewed by others in MP.
  • Others can now view pilot head up and down movement in MP.

Changes already present in last 2.2.0 update, which are new for 1.5.8:

  • Added warm up time (10 seconds) for TACAN.
  • Increased TACAN acquisition time up to 2 seconds.
  • Fixed ADI/HSI/RMI still being operational without electric power.
  • Adjusted animation speed of ADI runway symbol.
  • Adjusted HSI minimum brightness.
  • Fixed animation of “eyelid” that surrounds the ADI attitude sphere.
  • Fixed IFR hood model (front part was missing).
  • Fixed cockpit label AIR CONDITIONING.

 

DCS Ka-50

  • Ka-50: Crash on loading mission with taking of or landing on ship fixed.

 

 

2018-01-26 UPDATE

  • Fixed crash with Weapons.dll.
  • Fixed bug when server list becomes empty when user stays in Main Menu some time.
  • Fixed crash when plane collides with balloon.
  • Serverlist sometimes doesn't show all the servers - fixed.


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