The Mustang takes flight!
Monday, 30 April 2012
DCS: P-51D Mustang has come alive and is now available for pre-purchase. Hurry to get your copy of this American legend today!
Agile, fast, and deadly, this World War-II veteran is considered by many to be the best fighter aircraft of all time.
The pre-purchase option includes access to pre-release Beta versions of the title. The current beta version is available in the Downloads section of the DCS website.
After completing the pre-purchase, you will be given a serial number to activate the product and take this bird to the skies!
Special features of DCS: P-51D Mustang include:
- Highly detailed six-degrees-of-freedom cockpit. Interact with cockpit controls with your mouse.
- Unmatched flight physics and that allow you to truly feel what it's like to fly this legend.
- Accurate P-51D Mustang model, squadron markings, and weapons.
- Detailed modeling the P-51D Mustang instruments, weapon, engine, radios, fuel, electrical, and hydraulic systems.
- Take part in a Challenge Campaign to test your flying and combat skills.
Thank you and enjoy flying one of the most important and legendary aircraft in history!
DRM Solution Available to 3rd Party Developers
Monday, 30 April 2012
Attention modders! An important new development has occurred. MapleFlagMissions.ca, a third party developer, has been granted permission from ED/TFC to license their Digital Rights Management solution to other third party developers. This allows other third parties to protect their work and opens the door to third party mods being offered as payware addons.
Contact ED/TFC and MapleFlagMissions.ca for more information.
DCS Mustang Developer Notes
Tuesday, 24 April 2012
Our lead flight model programmer has put together a few developer note articles that discuss some of the more interesting features of both the real and the virtual DCS P-51D. We will be releasing these over the course of the the next couple of weeks.
The first and probably most lengthy article overviews some of the principles behind the Manifold Pressure Indicator in the cockpit.
Developer's journal > DCS: P-51D Mustang
We also want to notice, a FAQ on DCS: P-51D is available on forums.
School of Flight 2012
Monday, 09 April 2012
Flight sim events continue to grow in number! This year is proving to be an exciting one for flight simmers and we are very happy to see this level of activity.
The event we want to share with you today is a competition for flight sim pilots, called the School of Flight 2012 and held at the Käthe-Kollwitz Gymnasium, located in Neustadt an der Weinstrasse, Germany.
Participants will have an opportunity to try the Black Box 2 and Twin Otter I cockpits. Among the participants are DCS squads 33rd AirBase, Spare Times Pilots, vJG74; IL-2 Sturmovik squad ZG26, and VATSIM of Germany.
The competition will take place in the popular wine-making region and tourist destination of Rheinland Pfalz. A remarkable place of interest is nearby – the Technik Speyer Museum of Technology, well known after its unique exhibits.
Event organizers are to take care of accommodations and sponsors are available for inexpensive meals.
Further details (in German): http://sebuga.de/sof/sof.html
Facebook page (in German): http://www.facebook.com/events/269567523124957/
Discussion on the forums (in German and Russian): http://forums.eagle.ru/showthread.php?t=86783
MilSim Weekend 2012 in the Netherlands - Subscription is now open!
Thursday, 05 April 2012
We are very happy to share the news about another great event in the military flight simulation world. The Dutch Military Aviation Museum has anounced the opening of registration for the annual Military Flight Simulator Event. All military flight sim enthusiasts are welcome!
Participation is free, as is admission to the museum.
The Royal Netherlands Air Force will provide accommodations, breakfast and lunch.
The number of spots is limited to 100 participants, accommodations are limited to 50 people (as of March 30th).
To subscribe and see further details, including the event schedule, visit the event website (in Dutch - you may need an online translator): http://milsim.322squadron.com/
Forum thread: http://forums.eagle.ru/showthread.php?t=86596
Sunday, 25 March 2012To commemorate the start of Spring, we are having a 10 day 30% off sale on all of our products. The sale will end on 31 March 2012 and includes all language versions.
DCS: A-10C Warthog - $27.99
DCS: Black Shark 2 - $27.99
DCS: Black Shark 2 Upgrade - $13.99
Lock On: Flaming Cliffs 2 - $20.99
Interactive Training Missions for Black Shark 2
Friday, 02 March 2012
We are happy to announce a series of community-developed interactive training missions for DCS: Black Shark 2. The missions come from our community by Brian "BigfootMSR" Daniels and are similar in design to the official training missions provided with DCS: A-10C. This approach allows you to learn how to operate the Ka-50 in an easy and convenient way, performing most of the functions yourself as guided by vocal and visual commands of the instructor.
The missions are currently only available in English. Missions are initially designed for Black Shark 2 version 188.8.131.52.
Paid For User Content Now Available
Thursday, 09 February 2012Now in the User Files section, you have the option to filter between All, Free, and Paid For files. The Paid For content allows third party developers to distribute their work from DCS and LO websites.
DCS: A-10C Warthog Boxed DVD version released in Israel
Thursday, 26 January 2012DCS: A-10C Boxed DVD version is now available in Israel through IVORY.
Product page: http://www.ivory.co.il/product.asp?productid=7335&CatCode=
Thrustmaster Prize Giveaway Aerobatics Competition for Western Europe
Thursday, 26 January 2012The Virtual Red Arrows have organized the official Thrustmaster Prize Giveaway Competition for Western Europe. Among the prizes are two Thrustmaster HOTAS Warthog control sets. The Fighter Collection will in turn provide two copies of DCS: A-10C Warthog as prizes. Competition details are available at the Virtual Red Arrows website