DCS 2.5.6.57949 Open Beta

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DCS World

  • Added the bomb speed indication into the object panel of the F10 map.
  • Triggered action 'Load Mission' only functions will work not only for missions from Saved Games/DCS/Missions folder.
  • Syria Map. Rearming and refueling on Syria map doesn't work in MP - fixed.
  • R-27T/ET missile. Decreased the delay of control after launch from 1.0 to 0.4 second.
  • R-27R/ER missile. Decreased the delay of control after launch from 1.5 to 1.0 second.
  • MP. Dedicated server crash in lua.dll when some client connected - probably fixed.
  • Upgrade cockpit kneeboard. Mouse drag and resize. Added clickable buttons for navigation and making bookmarks. Each new bookmark - new color. Route UI buttons callbacks to track.
  • Mig-29 AI will not use air break when the centre fuel tank is fitted.
  • AI aircraft. Persian Gulf Al Dhafra AI stuck on 31L - fixed.
  • AI aircraft. Large aircraft (E-3, KC-135) unable to taxi to the runway in Sukhumi - fixed.
  • ME. Added Logbook option into Customize menu.
  • Infantry ground collision with aircraft can do massive aircraft damage - fixed.
  • AI B-17. Wingmen do not open bay doors, only lead aircraft - fixed.
  • AI AV-8B. Fixed crash in the game if AV-8B landing point was assigned to Ticonderoga, Oliver Perry, Arleigh Burke.
  • AI AV-8B. When assigned a landing on ships such as Ticonderoga, Oliver Perry, Arleigh Burke, the plane first flies to the airfield, and then returns to the ship - fixed.
  • Sound. Support mono sound devices.
  • Fixed crash on terrain preload.
  • Reduced memory consumption during clipmap textures loading.
  • Tuned terrain lights visibility.

The new Damage Model

  • The new Damage Model is turned on by default for all WWII aircraft.
  • Calculations based on internal structure added to WWII bombers.
  • Not registered damage to landing gear is fixed.

DCS C-101 Aviojet by AvioDev

  • Updated handling of fuel system and masses of C-101EB as described below:
    • Updated maximum fuel mass in lua to be exactly the same as the one in the Flight Model. This mass is also used by AI.
    • Updated Empty aircraft mass. Subtracted unusable fuel, and added the mass of two pilots (160 kg). This mass is also used by AI.
    • Updated maximum aircraft mass according to the mentioned fixes in empty aircraft and fuel masses. This mass is also used by AI.
    • Fixed center of gravity change when one of the pilots ejects.
    • Refueling and defueling update now fuel masses correctly.
    • Unlimited fuel flag is correctly accounted now in the fuel system.
    • Fixed center of gravity computation at aircraft rebirth in the same mission.
    • Smoke system weight is correctly accounted now in the center of gravity computation.
  • Improved smoke system. White color is properly disabled now when colorant is turned on. This means no more low FPS when using colored smoke in multiplayer.
  • Improvements in fuel system. Now fuel transfer switches are off at mission start, if the corresponding fuel tank has no fuel. They should be set manually after in-game refueling.
  • Synchronized parking brake handle in multicrew.
  • Fixed animation of clock needles.

DCS AV-8B NA by RAZBAM

  • Removed all GBU-16 x 2 loads.
  • GAU-12 gunpod engine based firing restrictions enabled.
  • Fixed: cage/uncage behavior for rockets and AG gun. Now it toggles gunsight mode between CCIP (default) and DSL (manual).
  • Fixed: DSL (1) release mode.
  • Fixed: Missing switches sounds in the cockpit.
  • Fixed: EHSD DESG behavior when using AUTO release mode.
  • Fixed: AA Gunsight’s BFP. Now it accurately shows the bullet stream from the selected gunsight distance, 1200ft (365m) or 2400ft (731m), to 4800ft (1463m).
  • Improvement: HUD updated to SVG. Note: FLIR video output is disabled for the MPCD HUD repeater.
  • Added: Ottoman Courier Campaign by Baltic Dragon.

DCS JF-17 by Deka Ironwork Simulations

  • Fixed: support unlimited ammo.
  • Fixed: hand tremble during defog.
  • Fixed: removed deadzone for HOTAS T6 slide axis.
  • Fixed: too long defog time.
  • Fixed: BRM1 “INRNG” notification.
  • Adjusted: all MFCD/HUD TDC share same axis deadzone (set in special option).
  • Added more key bindings.
  • Added one training: anti-ship missile.
  • Updated CN locales.

ChinaAssetPack by Deka Ironwork Simulations

  • Adjusted: ship collision parts life.
  • Adjusted: brm1 max range value for DLZ calc.

DCS A-10C II Tank Killer by ED

  • HMCS TDC makes jumps after movement - fixed.
  • A-10C II. HMCD overlaps HUD. Fixed dynamic symbols positions near edges of the display.
  • TGP starts to drift after slaving to HMCS - fixed.
  • Updated voice messages index - made A-10C II VMU messages audible.
  • Corrected the Free flight mission on Caucasus to avoid message DTSAS OFF MAP.
  • Added flashlight commands to joysticks profiles. Basic options like on/off and colors are working, but no control for brightness.
  • Central payload drag position fixed.
  • Default Laser Latch to ON.
  • 3D model. Added name change and texture remapping for the pilot.
  • 3D model. Removed unnecessary arguments on the second LOD.
  • 3D model. Helmet system hangs after pilot ejection - fixed.
  • 3D model. Corrected pilot textures.
  • Drag numbers for weaponry and pylons were tuned.

DCS F-18C Hornet by ED

  • Added AG Mode for JHMCS.
  • Completed HUD TD designation logic.
  • Added GBU-32 and GBU-31V2 /V4.
  • HUD TD Diamond not ground stabilized - Fixed.
  • ASL blank in AUTO Mode - Fixed.
  • REL indication missing in HUD designate - Fixed.
  • Adjusted AIM-9 family missiles drag.
  • Laser guided bombs crossed out in HUD but not DDI if laser code not set - Fixed.
  • DL-13 Remains after rearm - Fixed.
  • AGM-65F Sometimes wanders off target when MAV is made SOI - Fixed.
  • Gear lights seem to have to much bloom on last LOD - Fixed.
  • There is no reticle on HUD for Walleye.
  • Updated Flight Manual in Chinese.

DCS F-16C Viper by ED

  • Added pylons mass accounting to FM.
  • Adjust payloads drag AIM-9.
  • 3 Syria mission have snap views included creating problems for users - Fixed.
  • Added CN localization for QS and Single missions.
  • UFC Training mission static aircraft placement issue - Fixed

DCS F-5E Tiger II by ED

  • Fixed Z fighting in main landing gears.
  • Adjusted drag of AIM-9 payloads.

DCS L-39 Albatros by ED

  • Fixed the animation of the pilot's hand in the rear cockpit.

DCS UH-1H Huey by ED

  • Fix altimeter.

DCS P-47D Thunderbolt by ED

  • Dive recovery flaps added to FM.
  • Damage of structural elements from G-overload is tuned.

DCS F-14A/B by Heatblur Simulations

  • NEW Added F-14A Model Tomcat (F-14A-135GR, Late USN, ALR-67 Equipped Variant). New Systems and Changes include:
    • TF30 engine model, including:
      • Mid Compression Bypass Circuit
      • Mach Lever
      • Expanded compressor stall model
      • Hydromechanical fuel control
      • New thrust model
      • New engine spool dynamics
      • New afterburner model
      • Updated nozzle logic
      • New audio
    • Reshaped engine nacelles and added new nozzles
    • New - A specific liveries:
      • VF-21 Freelancers 200
      • VF-111 Sundowners (200)
      • VF-154 Black Knights 101
      • VF-211 Fighting Checkmates 105
  • NEW: Complete external sound overhaul (TF30 & F110). We’ve entirely overhauled the F-14’s exterior soundset, including the following changes:
    • New rear aspect exhaust sounds
    • New intake sounds
    • New afterburner sounds
    • New fly-by sounds
    • New engine fan blade rattle sound (slow windmilling speeds)
    • AB Zone lighting thump (internal)
    • Fixed stall warning tone + new audio sample (internal)
    • New compressor stall sounds
    • Tuned engine start and idle sounds
    • Adjusted all sdef files to improve directional sound and audible distance
    • Complete overhaul of audio driver logic on code side
    • Various other common sound fixes:
      • Sounds now load quicker
      • Tomcat is no longer unbearably loud at idle and at distance
      • Reduced total number of sound samples being played in external view
  • NEW Added simulated yaw string (A and B models) with corresponding wind simulation.
  • NEW Fire Suppression System + keybinds.
  • NEW Mid Compression Bypass Circuit Breaker keybind (F-14A only).
  • NEW Afterburner Gate option + keybind.
  • NEW Jester Features:
    • JOKER callout
    • BINGO fuel callout
  • Fixed fuel shutoff handles not shutting down engines.
  • Fixed engine stall/over temperature warning light logic.
  • Added F-14A versions of Caucasus, PG and Syria Quickstart missions.
  • Adjusted F-14B fuselage nacelle area for more roundness and visual fidelity.
  • Adjusted afterburners to not show black streaks.
  • Engine windmill speed now affected by relative wind direction.
  • Adjusted F110 AB thrust below mach 0.7.
  • Fixed crashes caused by visual effects during compressor stalls.
  • Adjusted engine fire and compressor stall visual effects.
  • Engine fire and compressor stall effects now synced over the network.
  • Adjusted pitch damping and pitch with power effects per SME comments.
  • Adjusted inlet aerodynamic performance per SME comments.
  • Adjusted subsonic airframe drag per SME comments.
  • Fixed TF-30 oil overheating.
  • Misc potential crash fixes in engine code.
  • Updated F-14B Syria Take-Off Instant Action mission.
  • Painted air brake pistons white.
  • Allow AIM-7MH to loft, except when fired in ACM or boresight modes.
  • Added CVN-75 to the data link capable carriers.
  • Flood antenna identifies as missile lock instead of STT to targets now, for consistency with other DCS modules.
  • Enable sparrow flood antenna if STT is lost while sparrow is in flight.
  • Update RWR threat library version.
  • Fix RWR symbols for HQ-7.
  • Fix ARC-159 (pilot radio) keybinds for OFF/MAIN/BOTH/ADF.
  • Fixed VF-11 Red Rippers (1997)/description.lua to remove problematic Spec Map.
  • Adjust AIM-54 chaff resistance after latest ED/DCS changes
  • Add bindable input for pilot hydraulic hand pump.
  • Use the DCS global gameplay option for hiding control stick.
  • Fix typo in options dialog (butons-> buttons).
  • Converted Bone Strike, Colorado River Time Trial, Debridging the River Ingur, Heatblurring the Lines, Kish Kat Attack, Protect the Viksburg, Rioni River Run, Seine River Endurance Run to F-14A compatible versions.
  • Adjusted AIM-54 countermeasure resistance to revert to old ED System.
  • Fixed TID STT strobe angle error when not flying level.
  • Potentially fixed a case where TWS AIM-54 could erroneously track a target not receiving recent radar returns.
  • Prevent RIO from using Pilot Controls from backseat.
  • Fixed steering tee not displayed in weapon off mode.
  • Fixed detached wing not disappearing in LoD1+.
  • Fixed Pilots not disappearing in static aircraft in LoD1+.
  • Fixed Pilots not disappearing after ejection in LoD1+.
  • Shifted pilot stick neutral position slightly aft.
  • Adjusted flap jamming logic - flap jamming is now more likely to occur.
  • Added anhedral tilt to horizontal tailplanes.
  • Fixed left horizontal tailplane being displaced along Z Axis.
  • Fixed Fire Extinguisher Handles & made accessible to pilot only.
  • Fixed TWS velocity vector sometimes getting stuck.
  • Ensure missile loses tracking when switching between PD-STT and TWS post launch.
  • Fixed AIM-54 RWR indications.
  • Updated manual to include F-14A late specific sections.

DCS AJS-37 by Heatblur Simulations

  • Added Night Vision Goggles

Campaigns

DCS: F/A-18C Raven One Сampaign by Baltic Dragon

  • Mission 03 & 03A. Fixed Smoke not engaging ground targets.
  • Mission 05. Fixed instances where Prince would not end the exercise despite calling Joker.
  • Improved Prince's behaviour - he should not fall into the sea anymore :)
  • Mission 06. Updated taxi instructions. Updated mission man (#3 will now leave the formation rather than #4).
  • Mission 10. Updated location of player's waypoint over target. Updated position of the guard helo.

The Enemy Within 3.0 Campaign by Baltic Dragon

  • General. Fixed wrong wingman spawn locations in missions: 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 16, 21. Minor spelling mistakes fixes.
  • Mission 19. Updated Player's loadout.

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