28 August 2020

Dear Fighter Pilots, Partners and Friends,

Following last week’s substantial update to DCS World Open Beta 2.5.6, we released a follow up patch. We are now running DCS World Open Beta We are aware that there are a few issues, notably to the F/A-18C Hornet radar. We look forward to your valuable feedback and thank you in advance for your help.

In order to raise awareness of mental health issues, a 24-hour charity stream will be live with ex-RAF fighter pilot instructor Tactical Pascale. Tactical DCS - We need your help will stream on the 11th of September, tune in.

Thank you for your passion and support.

Yours sincerely,

The Eagle Dynamics Team

Open Beta 2.5.6


Open Beta 2.5.6

This week we delivered a patch for DCS World Open Beta

Please read the full changelog.

DCS World

Development Report


Improvements to DCS World core have been made and a shader compilation error that occurred when using high resolution displays has been fixed. New Single missions for DCS: Syria are now available for the A-10C Warthog, Mi-8 Magnificent Eight and Su-27 Flanker.

Combined Joint Task Forces Red and Combined Joint Task Forces Blue were added to the Mission Editor (ME) as countries. As well as United Nations Peacekeepers.

F-14A/B Tomcat


F-14A/B Tomcat

Considerable updates to DCS: F-14A/B Tomcat:

  • New fire and smoke animations for engine fires and compressor stalls (WIP)
  • Fixes have been made to Cage the Bear Campaign - thank you Kaba!
  • Several fixes to Quickstart missions
  • Fixed ARC-159 mode keybindings (guard,manual,preset,inc,dec)
  • Jester will set AN/ARC-182 to AM now when starting cold
  • Fixed AOA Indexer Brightness step up/down keybindings

We look forward to your feedback regarding these recent updates.

Thank you again for your passion and support,

Kind regards,

The Eagle Dynamics Team