DCS: Black Shark 3

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DCS: Black Shark 3 is a further development of the well-known Black Shark and Black Shark 2 projects, which are dedicated to the Russian Ka-50 attack helicopter.

The Ka-50 is the world's only single-seat coaxial combat helicopter. It can effectively perform anti-tank missions, provide close air support and hit point targets on the battlefield with a wide range of weapons.

The Black Shark 3 version implements new functionality such as: Igla air-to-air missiles, which significantly expand the air-to-air capabilities and a new defence system that detects missiles launched at the helicopter. Also, for the first time in DCS, a physical model of the Inertial Navigation System (INS) has been implemented with all features including: alignment before the flight, drift error accumulation and the ability to correct according to preset fixpoints.

Release: 12/16/2022

Key features:

  • Air-to-Air missiles "Igla"
  • Defensive Missile Warning System
  • Detailed model of the Inertial Navigation System (INS)
  • A completely new 3D model created using modern technology
  • Detailed 3D cockpit with 6 Degrees of Freedom
  • Professional Flight Model that accurately simulates the characteristics of a coaxial helicopter
  • Deep study of helicopter systems and equipment: sighting and navigation system, weapons control system, engines, radio equipment, cockpit instruments, fuel, electrical and hydraulic systems.
  • All standard weapons of the helicopter have been implemented including: ATGM "Vikhr", rockets, bombs and internal flexible gun


Cockpit English, Russian
Radio English, Russian
Manual English, Russian