DCS 2.5.6.43453 Open Beta

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DCS World

  • China Asset Pack: added the 09III SSN AI submarine
  • ME: Focused and unfocused checkboxes will no longer look so similar
  • ME: TAB switch order on the weather panel has been corrected
  • ME. Text in the condition field on the group panel will not be memorized for the next mission
  • Static ships will now spawn at sea level
  • ME. Eliminated the same static names of units in the template
  • User with AI wingman on runway start Aborts take off - AI takes off and keeps going - fixed
  • Maps surface optimizations
  • Maps traffic optimizations
  • Increased night visibility distance of urban area lights
  • MP: Client and dedicated server instances now use common nicknames.lua file
  • Input. Joystick adjustment panel. Added possibility to type necessary digital values into user curve fields
  • MP: Static objects no longer spawn differently for server and clients
  • Input panel: Added new foldable view of the input list. This can be turned on and off via a special checkbox
  • Input panel. Help window added, new feature added (right mouse click to open pop-up menu), Categories menu added to device column header
  • AGM-154A-B: Corrected Radar Cross Section (RCS) value
  • A-10C, FC3 and BS2 modules migrated to ED DRM protection
  • Caucasus. Hovering cranes fixed
  • Missile exhaust fluctuations eliminated
  • MP. Speedboats spawned via scripting are invisible to clients - fixed

DCS AV-8B by RAZBAM

  • CAS page update, you can now edit and delete records
  • Fixed cockpit texture text issue
  • Fixed bomb release order
  • Fixed CTD after alignment when selecting DATA page
  • Fixed Flashing letters in HUD
  • Fixed TACAN offset symbol position in the MPCD
  • Fixed VVM HUD position will now remain on the same horizontal plane with the GVM
  • Changed the gun pod ammo to PGU-32/U SAPHEI-T 25 mm rounds

DCS Mirage 2000c by RAZBAM

  • Added High Res cockpit pilot body with animations
  • Added Pilot patches with different uniform colors
  • Updated training mission 1 for Caucasus and NTTR to reflect changes in the module
  • Fixed bugs in Coup d'Etat mission 2 and 3 by Baltic Dragon
  • Added multiplayer version of the Coup d'Etat campaign (to be found under single missions)
  • Updated manual (version 1.1.0)
  • Fixed auto-start not continuing past FBW test due to cover condition not being open for switch to activate
  • Adjustment seat - Corrected travel to align with actual seat and body movement, Corrected seat/body animation calculation so it goes full extent

DCS JF-17 by Deka Ironwork

  • Fixed RWR new emitter warning sound (only play once when a new emitter appears)
  • Fixed SMS program change
  • Fixed MFCD page not saving in NAV master mode
  • Fixed weapon rdy state mismatch between HUD/MFCD SMS
  • Fixed gun will be unarmed when the master arm is turned off
  • Fixed gun cannot be armed when the master arm is off
  • Fixed gun jam and gun feed count after rearm/repair
  • Fixed AAP: WMMC2 provides nav computer power, TRAIN includes NAV
  • Fixed AAP OFF: need to push and hold for 2.0 seconds to turn off all systems
  • Fixed WMD7/SPJ power supply
  • Fixed HUD power supply
  • Fixed Master Caution Reset btn logic
  • Fixed GBU for JTAC and WMD7 LSS
  • Fixed WMD7 control. Once changing from CCIP to CCRP, WMD7 camera can be controlled again
  • Fixed campaign bugs
  • Modified. Weapons will be directly armed and aligned, if aircraft starts on runway or in air
  • Modified. SPJ pod will be directly ready (STBY mode), if mounted and aircraft starts on the runway or in the air
  • Modified. WMD7 will be directly ready (skip BIT but still needs OFF->ON then uncage in POD page), if mounted and aircraft starts on the runway runway or in the air
  • Modified. DTC will be installed and loaded if the aircraft starts from the runway
  • You can now place/remove chocks when the engine is idle
  • Adjusted the VR init position (change x to 0, eye points are moved backward)
  • Add keybinding for OESP program switch (next/prev)

DCS: C-101 by AvioDev

  • Several engine sound updates (Still WIP)
  • Modified binaries structure
  • Upgraded external and cockpit textures using PBR (Still WIP)
  • Fixed "floating" harness in rear cockpit of external model when flying solo
  • Engine correctly shuts down now after 20 sec timeout if startup was attempted with fuel valve switch in the OFF position
  • Fixed flowmeter indication when CB's are pulled, both EB and CC: No fuel flow, fuel used counting or FF indication when pressing test, if corresponding CB is pulled

DCS: AJS-37 by Heatblur Simulations

  • NEW!:Added Red Flag 16-2 Nevada Campaign free for all Viggen owners!
  • Fix to CTD related to firing last sidewinder
  • Fix to CTD when mission plan has more than 11 waypoints
  • Fix to Ignition Coil and RADAR/EL Maintenance test CTDs
  • Fixes to Wrath Of Thunder Campaign, including fixed AI wingman take-off on first five missions
  • Restart button (Återstart) fixed
  • Fixed the RWR / Master volume knob repeating, tweaked gain on rotation
  • Update Rb75 series FM to AFM
  • Fixed so Rb15 search modes SKORT and STRAK prioritize targets closest to middle of search cone instead of closest to missile
  • Added new shadow-blocking geometry to avoid light shining through cockpit tub
  • Fixed sound loop errors in cockpit engine sounds

DCS: F-14B by Heatblur Simulations

  • Added Cage the Bear campaign COOP version, thank you Kaba!
  • Fixed Bone Strike mission for SP and COOP
  • Updated most SP missions to have mission goals enabled
  • Fix for datalink showing missiles
  • Fixed various initialization issues
  • Fix to nozzle logic during engine starts and shutdowns
  • Tweaked damage resistance for engines and wing tanks - direct missile hits will cause more damage
  • Aerodynamic damage improvements - direct missile hits will cause more damage
  • Fix for doubling of trim rate when using a FFB stick (also ignore vJoy as a FFB device)
  • Significantly improved drawcall efficiency of VDI and HUD - may boost FPS on drawcall/CPU constrained systems
  • Added default pilot bindings for the new VKB F-14 stick
  • Reduced audible range of exterior sounds
  • Added new compressor stall sounds
  • Fixed sound files paths for RWR, KY-28 and Walkman (2.5.6 compatibility)
  • Added lubber line to Whiskey Compass
  • Fixed gaps in weapons selector on pilot’s stick
  • Added RIO white floodlights
  • Added CAP category knob CW/CCW keybindings
  • Multiple low speed and ground effect handling qualities improvements in pitch axis
  • Slightly Increased Stab Power (also in ground effect)
  • Additional MIL and AB thrust tweaks for performance following stores drag improvements
  • Tweaked drag while maneuvering above mach 1.2
  • Reduced landing gear pitch moment
  • Removed glass from collision model
  • Fixed custom cockpit livery not registering (Thanks uboats!)

DCS F-16C Viper by ED

  • Added EEGS Level 5 gunsight and improved EEGS Level 2 - WIP (Dogfight HUD will come a bit later)
  • Semi Transparent screens in “HUD only” LAlt+F1 view will no lower cause issues for image
  • Removed OFF label from the TACAN knob
  • Input for DL switch and MAP switch
  • New open canopy sound
  • Corrected CTD when moving throttle from off to idle in Cold and Dark instant action
  • Corrected the HUD altitude not being affected by pressure adjustments
  • Added improved afterburner effect
  • Adjusted engine fuel flow (WIP)
  • Adjusted turn rate performance for CAT I (WIP)
  • Corrected AIM-9 cage command
  • Corrected ejection after use of safety lever engaged
  • Added AIM-9 SLAVE and BORE SMS selection from the Cursor Switch depress function
  • Voice messages now cease when the MAL & IND LTS button is released
  • Added weapon release delay for the AIM-120
  • Centered AIM-120 symbol within the TD box on the HUD
  • Added ILS declutter option by pressing the Cage/Uncage HOG button
  • Added INS velocity error due to incorrect initial coordinates
  • If an In Flight Alignment (IFA) is enabled with a non-aligned INS, an incorrect heading on the HUD will now result
  • The HUD FPM will now be removed if there is incorrect INS data alignment
  • IFA time has increased
  • Corrected the ALOW error
  • Tuned the ILS command steering being too sensitive and providing steering too late
  • Corrected the LINK 16 STN page
  • Corrected the LINK 16 TIMING
  • Fixed CNI COM 1 data entry
  • Fixed the A-A Tacan getting a frozen range when another client cycles their channel number
  • Corrected SAI caging
  • The TACAN volume knob now correctly controls TACAN power
  • Corrected keyboard commands for the Fuel Quantity Knob
  • Adjusted AIM-9 seeker reticle position on the HUD
  • Adjusted rotation on several cockpit control elements.

DCS F-18C Hornet by ED

  • Improved accuracy of gun funnel
  • Improved stabilization of radar-directed gun sight and gun accuracy
  • TGP added to the 4th station
  • CCIP bombing in AUTO mode always using high-drag configuration is fixed
  • Corrected instances of only one bomb from a dual rack being released
  • HUD and attack radar page Rmax values now match
  • Corrected JDAM and JSOW menu freezes
  • Pre-Planned mode skipping elevation has been fixed
  • Fixed AGM-65F count down after rearm if walleye is used with an air start
  • Fixed AGM-65F seeker continuing to slew after uncage
  • Fixed SAI caging and OFF flag
  • Fixed SAI cage knob clickability
  • Note: New Targeting pod pointing modes are in work, but were not ready for this update

DCS Spitfire IX by ED

  • Corrected rudder keyboard commands

DCS Mi-8MTV2 by ED

DCS UH-1H Huey by ED

DCS Fw 190 A-8 by ED

  • Added priming to the autostart sequence

DCS Fw 190 D-9 by ED

  • Added priming to the autostart sequence

DCS A-10C Warthog by ED

  • Incorrect binding of left throttle button (see pos. 6, fig. 70, Flight manual English) if user connects TM Hotas Warthog Throttle - fixed

DCS F-5E Tiger II by ED

  • Added German Voice-Overs to training missions

DCS Persian Gulf Map by ED

  • New light sources with increased visibility range
  • Higher accuracy and resolution of seabed to meet new water requirements
  • Improved sea shoreline
  • More accurate trees lod transition
  • Fixed PAPI lights on airfields

DCS: Normandy 1944

  • Spring and Fall textures are updated
  • Spring and Fall trees are also updated
  • Coastal line artifacts are removed
  • Landscape artifacts are removed
  • Multiple airfield parkings and taxiways fixes
  • Airfields are refined with new scenery
  • Fortification scenery improved
  • Unique buildings and structures improved
  • Pegasus Bridge and Chateau de Falez were added

Campaigns

UH-1H Worlds Apart - Spring 2025 Campaign by Low-Level-Heaven Mission Development.

  • Added DE documentation
  • Mission 1: F10 Map Marker added. Score system changed.Skip Mission function available at the second task (final score 55)
  • Mission 2: F10 Map Marker added. Score system changed. Al landing points slightly changed. Tasks 1 to 3 – When cargo is destroyed, these facts and options are displayed. Task 2 - Information about the time limit added. Many knew voice-overs during cargo transport added. WOLF 1 no longer slides into the water. The mission will continue in time. Skip Mission function available before the third task (final score 55). Cargo changed – Container doesn’t flip over and gets destroyed that easy anymore
  • Mission 3: F10 Map Marker added. Score system changed. Many Voice-Overs improved. More immersion - Mi-8 at Tango bravo now on the radio talking and announcing their current position (voice-overs added). Task two / recapture the outpost, adopted. Skip Mission function available before the second task (final score 55)

P-51D: The Blue Nosed Bastards of Bodney Campaign by Reflected Simulations. Campaign updated for the new Normandy map. Wake turbulence off enforced. Player's flight engages the primary target.

Spitfire IX The Big Show Campaign by Reflected Simulations. Campaign updated for the new Normandy map. Wake turbulence off enforced. Player's flight engages the primary target.

Bf 109 K-4 Jagdflieger Campaign by Reflected Simulations. Campaign updated for the new Normandy map. Wake turbulence off enforced. Player's flight engages the primary target.

F-86F Hunters over the Yalu Campaign by Reflected Simulations. Wake turbulence off enforced. Player's flight engages the primary target. Updated F-86F custom skins.

M-2000C Red Flag Campaign by Baltic Dragon.

  • Mission 7: small tweaks to F-15E behaviour
  • Mission 15: fixed missing "fox 1 and 2" calls from flight members, fixed an issue where Max would not fight with the Gazelles

The Enemy Within 3.0 Campaign by Baltic Dragon.

  • Mission 5: fixed rare issue where damaged Mi-8 (first target) would take off thus breaking the mission

A-10C Advanced Aircraft Training Qualification Campaign by Maple Flag Missions.

  • AFT05 missions: Corrected altitude triggers for flare drop

Known issues

  • Bf-109: engine start doesn't work
  • L-39: engine start causes crash
  • Ground units can cause crash at the path search
  • Spitfire MkIX The Big Show campaign (5th mission): aircraft spawn place misplaced, aircraft explodes
  • Blue shadow from the smoke of the cluster bomb

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