and Tomcat development report.

22 April 2022

Dear Fighter Pilots, Partners and Friends,

This week we bring you a preview of the new features coming to DCS: Supercarrier. For improved night time operations, new deck crew gestures such as launch bar and brake release signals, light wands and improved shadows are being finalized.

Heatblur Simulations will deliver an update to DCS: F-14 Tomcat in the next Open Beta. “Work continues with major improvements and additions. These range from visual features such as the new cockpit pilot models to some of the remaining key features including advanced jamming effects on the radar and associated displays”.

–    Heatblur Simulations

Keep your eyes peeled for DCS: A-10C Operation Agile Spear Campaign by Combat King Simulations. This immersive single player campaign is engaging and fun. It’s a good way to sharpen your Tank Bustin’ skills. Enjoy!

Thank you for your passion and support.

Yours sincerely,

Eagle Dynamics


Development Report

An important and challenging feature of DCS: Supercarrier has been the development of night operations. Over the past year, we have been working on several aspects that will soon be released to Open Beta. These include new deck crew animations that utilize the new skeletal animation system, new animations that are specific to night operations and the inclusion of light wands. This will make deck operations at night much easier and more realistic.

For the aircraft, deck crew and objects on the “roof” at night, we have improved lighting and shadows based on the deck and tower lights. We continue working on this feature to enhance performance and frame rates. Please note that deck shadows will be an option that you will need to switch on in the graphic options.

On final approach, you’ll now need to contend with the “burble” effect. This disturbed air flow coming off the back of the carrier results in a brief partial loss of lift as you close in. This can make things much more of a challenge if you are unprepared. We continue to tweak this effect and you can expect the first iteration shortly.

F-14 Tomcat

Development Report

F-14 Tomcat

Recently, DCS: F-14 Tomcat received an impressive update and overhaul to the autopilot and associated aircraft control systems. This has been a massive undertaking and will have a significant impact on your flying. Our aim is to provide you with the system as it would function “under the hood” in the real aircraft. This will generate the same effects that the real F-14 Autopilot would exhibit in varying flight conditions.

The Tomcat’s development continues with improvement of various systems and the addition of some final features currently missing from the module. This all means the Tomcat will more accurately reflect the functionality and limitations of the real aircraft. If you missed it, please read more here.

Operation Agile Spear

Campaign by Combat King Simulations

A-10C II Tank Killer

You will be Major “Took” Key, a Flight Lead and Instructor Pilot assigned to the 74th Fighter Squadron, Moody AFB. Lead the military response against the invaders.

We truly hope you enjoyed this update and that you are staying safe. We are still working on these significant improvements which will be available soon.

Thank you again for your passion and support,

Yours sincerely,

Eagle Dynamics