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Re: DCS 2.5 Update News

Postby dragon13 » 23 Mar 2019, 15:18

Today's Changelog, bringing DCS World up to 2.5.4.28841 Beta:

DCS World
ME. Triggers. Added new field to message action with delay message in seconds.
Fixed a crash when player left aircraft for AI control with scheduled two identical failures, which caused them to mess.
Fixed a crash if player ejects himself in the middle of refueling procedure.
Dedicated server. Log update now checks if lifecycle is enabled.
Dedicated server. File selector: 'Saved Games' topmost folder. Only show relative path from it.



DCS AV-8B by RAZBAM
Tpod Point track issue Fixed
ASL line behavior fixed
Fuel Probe Model Changed
Training Missions Updated

DCS MIG-19 by RAZBAM
Added the following keybinds:
- Milpower and AB throttle buttons
- Canopy open and Canopy close discrete commands
- Landing gear lever lock on, off, on/off commands
- Landing gear lever neutral command
- RV-5 Radalt commands for each option
- Rocket salvo mode command for each option
- ASP-5 sight aiming mode command for each option
- Bomb release mode command for each option
- parachute deploy cover open and close
- cockpit temp selections
- emergency brake on and off
- nose gear brake on and off
- agi-1 cage and uncage
- ark 5 far/ndb band select
- ark 5 near band select
- ark5 function select
- ark5 receive mode
- ark5 near/far select
- main battery
- bomb arm
- asp5 sight cage
- rp5 radar telemetry
Fixed Polish Skin
Increased Cockpit Brightness
Fixed Gun Arming button animation
Instrument Textures Updated
Adjusted Rocket pods (ORO-57K) coordinates

DCS F/A-18C Hornet
Corrected heading values on radar page.
F/A-18C missions: added HARM instant action mission, added more threats, added Hornet Nevada mission, updated sound trigger, updated SAMs, added waypoints, Added Hornet low alt recce mission for Normandy map, added new Hornet instant action caucasus mission, added voice-overs. Added French, Korean and Russian localization. Updated for datalink. The big part of Instant Action missions relocated to the Single missions.
SA page with large number of threats will not causes significant FPS hit.
Hostile identification on SA fixed (WIP).
INS alignment procedure fixed (WIP).
DCS MiG-21bis by Magnitude 3 LLC
Fixed flight model not reacting to damage values.

DCS F-14 Tomcat by Heatblur Simulations
Prevent “Iceman” from using throttle on the ground.
Prevent NTDS datalink and CAINS on Kuznetsov carrier.
Reduce engine thrust at extreme altitudes.
Change sidewinder HUD movable reticle to show only center of scan pattern.
New sidewinder lock tone based on SME feedback.
Add Jester option to explicitly select some weapon station combinations.
Added tape player volume controls.
Significantly reduced F-14 RAM usage.
Significantly reduced Disk IO & CPU usage at mission start.
Reduced loading times.
Fixed JESTER being silent at mission start.
Rename input category HCU to Hand Control Unit for consistency.
Add keybinds for speedbrake toggle, hook toggle, parking brake, emergency jettison, anti-skid spoiler brake.

DCS C-101 by AvioDev
Improved buffet. It now vibrates depending not only in G load but also in AoA at high G loads.

DCS Campaigns
TEW 3.0 by Baltic Dragon
Mission 13: Updated positions of some enemy units to decrease difficulty a little. Fixed occasional bug with allied helos not landing on the roof - now they will land beside the main building.
M-2000C Red Flag by Baltic Dragon
Mission 06: Updated F-14 model and loadout. Reduced skill of Aggressor Phantoms.
Mission 11: Updated triggers for Hawg flights - they should RTB when task is complete. If AI flights crash after mission complete it won't affect the score.
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Re: DCS 2.5 Update News

Postby Neil Willis » 27 Mar 2019, 14:40

Today's change log bringing DCS World up to 2.5.4.29004 Open Beta:

DCS World

R-27R and R-27T DLZ is corrected.
Black screen flickering on the some video cards fixed.

DCS AV-8B by RAZBAM

Fuel Probe Model Adjusted to match real airframe
DMT can now track moving targets
MPCD Brightness control enabled

DCS MIG-19 by RAZBAM

Added the following keybinds:
- Milpower and AB throttle buttons
- Canopy open and Canopy close discrete commands
- Landing gear lever lock on, off, on/off commands
- Landing gear lever neutral command
- RV-5 Radalt commands for each option
- Rocket salvo mode command for each option
- ASP-5 sight aiming mode command for each option
- Bomb release mode command for each option
- Parachute deploy cover open and close
- Cockpit temp selections
- Emergency brake on and off
- Nose gear brake on and off
- AGI -1 cage and uncage
- ARK-5 far/ndb band select
- ARK-5 near band select
- ARK-5 function select
- ARK-5 receive mode
- ARK-5 near/far select
- Main battery
- Bomb arm
- ASP5 sight cage
- RP5 radar telemetry
Fixed Polish Skin
Increased Cockpit Brightness
Fixed Gun Arming button animation
Instrument Textures Updated
Adjusted Rocket pods (ORO-57K) coordinates

DCS MiG-21bis by Magnitude 3 LLC

Fixed flight model not reacting to damage values. (Fix did not make the last update)
Updated external sounds.

DCS F/A-18C Hornet

Added Latent Track While Scan (LTWS) mode with MSI coming next
Missing AGM-65F timing after re-arming is restored.
Corrected sequence of bombs release from double rack.
Optimization of afterburner nozzles animation.
Folded wings produce bug on 2nd and other LODs fixed.
DCS Flaming Cliffs
Su-33. Fixed small jumps on carrier spawn.

DCS C-101 by AvioDev

Added new ejection seat to external model.
Added synchronization of the following systems to multicrew:
-Canopy (partially working)
-Radios priority
-Navigation priority
-VOR/TCN selector
-HSI course/heading selector
-Fuel test
-Emergency air brake
-Emergency landing gear deployment (working partially, only front cockpit)

DCS F-14 Tomcat by Heatblur Simulations

Fixed very frequent CTD due to Jester sound missing.
Increased roll moment from missing wings
Increased drag due to aerodynamic damage
Decreased lift due to aerodynamic damage
Tuned thrust for better adherence to level acceleration tests
Corrected refuel keybind to support 2-pos and 3-pos switches
Prevent gun drum counter reaching 7XX
Prevented JESTER from turning off radar at the start of a mission
Limit the sidewinder seeker-driven HUD movable reticle to the HUD FOV
Implemented ability to hide the stick grip.
Tweaked IR signature coefficient in non-AB and AB.
Fixed typos in RIO keybinds
Made Sidewinder pattern scan slightly tighter.
Play sidewinder lock tone only when explicitly SEAM locked.
Allow SEAM lock from sidewinder boresight mode.
Don’t play tape player button sounds when changing volume
Added more FFB effects: trim, airspeed & G effects
Corrected inlet efficiency reductions
Corrected lack of weathering on all tail surfaces in default liveries
Fixed VF-103 Hi-viz spelling errors
Fixed Autopilot off keybind
Fixed JESTER going crazy and rambling during A2A refueling
Tweaked wing overstress logic.
Wings will now continue to sweep past 5g.
Added night lighting to CAP drum
Added night lighting to LANTIRN panel (known issue: too weak)
RIO helmet in cockpit now matches exterior
Adjusted AIM-9 SEAM lock tone to be less ear murder-y
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Re: DCS 2.5 Update News

Postby dragon13 » 02 Apr 2019, 07:44

Today's change log bringing DCS World up to 2.5.4.29167 Open Beta:

NOTE: The network protocol has changed. Servers with the old version of the game will not be available.

DCS World
Fixed crash when use trigger "Start player seat lock" with incorrect number.
MP. Improved synchronization of client’s phantoms of AIM-54 missiles.
Ship's cruise missiles. Fixed a wrong launch orientation of missile.
ME. Corrected unit templates: Hawk SAM Battery standard and Hawk SAM Battery reinforced, S-300, Patriot. Corrected name of Rapira position.

DCS: F-14 Tomcat by Heatblur Simulations
Fixed CTD with Jester sound memory allocation
Sidewinder volume input entries corrected
Removed 'ECM Jam Toggle' from the pilot input.
Jester "tune TAC" and "tune ground station" channel number fixed for channels >= 64Y (previously Jester was adding one to the channel number for that range).
Fixed Jester swapping X and Y when using TACAN manual tune.
LANTIRN sensitivity to fog and dust adjusted/fixed. Should now be possible to engage tracking with dust enabled.
Countermeasures mission editor preset loading fixed.
Fixed datalink frequency keybinds not updating panel rollers.
Tuned core and afterburner thrust slightly.
Adjusted inlet efficiency.
Adjusted compressor stall and other engine issue probabilities in SEC mode.
Redesigned FFB model to more closely match artificial feel system.
Fixed SEC mode nozzle behavior (always commanded closed now).
Tweak HUD VVI and AoA error (E bracket) towards realism per SME feedback.
Added Sidewinder circle scan (note: not visible!)
Fixed pilot+RIO ICS hot/cold/override keybinds.
Fixed sticky master caution keybind.
Add some community-supplied keybinds for: throttle mode, oxygen, emer wing sweep cover, eng/probe anti ice, asymm thrust limiter, hydraulic transfer pump, fuel feed, anti skid
Show IM/IN alternating with MV on HSD if mag var greater than 5deg.
Show TACAN info on HSD/ECMD in LDG display mode with AWL/PCD steering mode.
Reset guarded switch states for hydraulic transfer pump, emergency flight hydraulics, fuel feed, emergency generator
Radar: use selected elevation bars for supersearch and acquisition scan patterns.
Fix SP/PH missile firing order when not all 6 stations are fitted.
DCS C-101 by AvioDev
Updated CN localization.
Solved issue with telebriefing dimmer moving ADF intercom button.
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Re: DCS 2.5 Update News

Postby dragon13 » 10 Apr 2019, 19:40

Today's change log bringing DCS World up to 2.5.4.29585 Open Beta:

Network protocol changed, old servers are not visible

DCS World

• F10 map options for 'a/c only' and 'map only' will not make airbase icons disappear.
• Uncontrolled ground units will not be be controlled by keyboard combos.
• MP. Detected units in the fog of war conditions will be visible after reconnecting to the server.
• MT4 Sherman and MT4A4 Sherman speed corrected.

DCS AV-8B by RAZBAM

• Cockpit textures updated
• MPCD Knobs Fixed
• MPCD Brightness Control Updated
• MPCD BIT Page enabled
• LCD Display Updated

DCS C-101 by AvioDev

• Added emergency fuel lever functionality and dependency on emergency fuel valve.
• Added engine computer total failure.
• Ignition light comes now on when emergency fuel valve is ON.
• No more buffet on ground when there's wind.
• Implemented the following Weapons circuit breakers:
- CAMERA SIGHT (energizes the sight)
- 115VAC SIGHT (energizes the sight head gyros)
• Force feedback:
-The stick does center now in roll when there is hydraulic pressure (stick stiffness in roll depends on hydraulic pressure)
-Stick force in roll depends now on hydraulic pressure. (Low hyd press means more force at higher speeds)
• Added pitch trim tone sound (both cockpits).
• Added pitch trim tone circuit breaker.
• Emergency guard cuts emergency pitch trim when closed.
• No pitch trim tone sound when using normal trim and emergency trim guard is open.
• When CB (circuit breaker) “PITCH TRIM TONE” in C-101EB is out, emergency trim guard does not cut the relation between speed brake switch and trim electrical circuits.
• Changed emergency trim switch to spring-loaded type.
• C-101CC ELT switch changed to spring-loaded type.
• C-101EB TARSYN synchronization switch changed to spring-loaded type.
• Fixed “AUDIO PANEL” label in C-101CC circuit breakers panel.

DCS: F-14 Tomcat by Heatblur Simulations

• Fix for DDD aspect switch unit scaling for supersearch & acquisition.
• Fix for being able to fill dropped external tanks.
• Adjustments to structural integrity and wing snap code (hopefully corrects less lenient structural damage with higher network latencies)
• Fixed floating gear emergency extension handle.
• New: Added radar beam structure emulation to the RWR.
• RWR gains and signal strength thresholds adjusted.
• RWR threat library version changed to "R9D2".
• Hook bypass switch input fix.
• Tweaked 6-dof view limits. Less goosing through the canopy.
• Converted some lua option strings to facilitate translation.
• Added custom cockpit livery option.
• Removed l10n folder from coremods.
• Added another option to RADIO MENU AND PTT BEHAVIOUR: DON'T USE DEFAULT PTT (RADIO MENU) BUTTONS FOR SRS.
• Additional push to talk entries for controlling SRS without interacting with the radio menus.
• Added clickspots for the AN/ARC-159 buttons: LOAD and TONE.
• Fixed ground air and electrical still on after flight.
• Multicrew sync of ejection arm switches.
• Fixed jester landing calls special option not working.
• Restore functionality to show HUD movable reticle (pipper) for TCS in STT modes (hiding HUD steering tee implicitly).
• Changed default Jester ripple quantity options to 2,3,4,6,8,16,28.
• Fix Sidewinder keybind volume adjustment infinite loop.
• Adjusted aerodynamic damage effects.
• Small adjustments to thrust and drag models
• Fixed the names of the RIO CMS input commands (AN/ALE-39).
• Fixed the kneeboard displaying wrong mag var values for Nevada (first page).

DCS UH-1H

• Restored a fire of door miniguns after rearming through ground crew.

DCS F-5E

• Updated Caucasus Instant Action missions.

DCS L-39

• Corrected training mission Bombs.

DCS F/A-18C

• JDAM initial implementation.
• INS. Autostart. After aligned to OK, the switch will be moved to NAV.
• LTWS. Added switching radar in STT mode in AIM-7 launch
• LTWS. Added aged track of target's blips.
• LTWS. RADAR relocks last tracked target after LTWS off/on fixed.
• LTWS. No L&S symbols on radar page displayed if track under cursor fixed.
• LTWS. HMD lock box not in the correct position fixed.
• LTWS. Radar page doesn't update when DATA button pressed fixed.

DCS Persian Gulf

• Added new airfields: Liwa Airbase, Ras Al Khamiah International Airport, Lavan Island airport.
• Added historical sites: Bam city, Persepolis, Rayen Citadel.
• North end of Bandar Abbas - parkings added.
• Cleanup after repair added.
• Many minor changes.

DCS Campaigns

AJS-37 Viggen 16-2 Red Flag Campaign by Bunyap Sims - corrected mission 01.
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Re: DCS 2.5 Update News

Postby dragon13 » 24 Apr 2019, 11:54

Today's change log bringing DCS World up to 2.5.4.30038 Open Beta:

DCS World
All AIM-7 missiles have active guidance seekers like an AIM-120 - fixed.
M6 Linebacker will reload all Stingers by the stock for 240 seconds.
M192 HAWK launcher will reload faster, for 420 seconds.
After rearm SAM Hawk does not not attack enemy - fixed.
AIM-7 wing animation fixed.
AGM-88 adjusted accuracy. Autopilot tuning, overload rate response slightly decreased for avoid a hard bucketing.
AI S-3B can't takeoff from CVN-70 in some case - fixed.
Dedicated Server. Fix mission restart, now server not crashes even if next mission do not exists or broken.
AI aircraft will be accelerate to required speed for weapon launch if this weapon required certain minimum speed. For example ARM missile Kh-31 requires minimum 0.7M for sure launch.
MP. F10 map. With target mark on, the aircraft type, player nick and mark text is overlapped - fixed.

Flaming Cliffs 3
Duplicated input for Autopilot reset command in Su-27, 33 and Mig-29 aircraft both FC and standalone is now fixed.
MiG-29 throttle lag decreased (WIP)

DCS F/A-18C
JDAM accuracy increased.
JDAM crash fixed.
Added Training Day mission
The autostart procedure now automatically turns on the radios.
APU did not start up in some cases after repair - fixed.
After full depleted of fuel, the aircraft will not start even after refueling - now in this case it is necessary to make repairs.

DCS A-10C
Update of the A-10C Instant Action Missions
JDAM in-range indication restored.

DCS L-39
Corrected L-39C Cold Start Nevada Instant Action mission.

DCS AV-8B by RAZBAM
Damage Model is now enabled (WiP):
INS System
RWR Receiver
Weapons Stations
Chaff + Flares
SMS Damage enabled
DMT Damage enabled
FLIR Damage enabled
CMDS Damage enabled
CONF Page enabled
Training Missions updated

DCS F-14 Tomcat by Heatblur Simulations
NEW: JESTER now uses RWS and ground stabilize if asked for
Fixed trim speed ramp-up
Added close jester menu bindable command
Fixed some command categorizations
Added AFCS SAS Channel toggle switches
Fixed flap axis range
Fixed various flap input bugs
(JESTER) No “lost lock” call-out in dogfights
Fixed SAMs engaging with multiple subsystems not triggering the RWR
Hawk CVAR added to threat library
Threat library updated to version R9D3
Updated various single player missions & reactivated alert 5 mission
Updated Caucasus Free flight mission
Fixed JESTER menu opening when JESTER is incapacitated
Fixed MAK-79 loadout on right rear station
Released F-14 Paintkit: http://media.heatblur.se/HB-F-14_Paintkit-v1.0.rar

DCS AJS37 Viggen by Heatblur Simulations
Fixed egregious CK37 CTD


Campaigns
DCS BS2 Republic: fixed bug with broken default localisation.
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Re: DCS 2.5 Update News

Postby dragon13 » 08 May 2019, 09:48

Today's change log bringing DCS World up to 2.5.4.30386 Open Beta:

DCS World
Fixed crash caused by video driver NV 430.39 when MK-20 or CBU canisters opens. We strongly recommend to update Nvidia drivers to version 430.53 (https://nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answ...tail/a_id/4798) for preventing crashes on graphical effects.
MP. Fixed crash on the taxi in the multiseater aircraft.
MP. Fixed starting dedicated server with settings saved from webGUI also checks if mission list is empty.
ME and F10 map. Added view of precise coordinates with hundredths of seconds. Cycle through coordinate display option available by pressing LAlt + Y.
ME. Incorrect removal of the list Waypoint properties fixed.
Ground AI. The algorithm of detour of buildings and obstacles was adjusted.
AGM-88. Turned off the loft trajectory for SP and TOO modes. Fixed trajectory sagging at terminal phase of flight.
TrackIR_external_views option will not inherited from previous simulation run.


DCS F/A-18C
Emergency braking system corrected.


DCS MiG-21bis by Magnitude 3 LLC
Fixed distance indication for gun in radar mode (distance must be equal or less than 2000m for indication)
Improved inputs for ASP axis-based controls (rotaries)
Improved ASP LAUNCH light logic when attacking radar-locked targets (airborne or ground based)
Improved reticle size scaling.
Fixed emergency jettison switches to being clickable.
Fixed flaps reset switch going under control box when pushed.
Fixed SOD mode knob rotation range.
Fixed SPS launch button.
Fixed white flood light knob rotation.
Fixed air pressure gauge bezel's UVs
Added liveries' description.lua custom arg command for bort numbers.
Note: This is not the full major cockpit update. These small fixes are brought over from it for testing.


DCS Flaming Cliffs
MiG-29. Corrected RD-33 thrust and RPM at high altitude


DCS C-101 by AvioDev
Added functionality of the following circuit breakers of armament panel in the C-101CC:
MACHINE GUN 1 CANNON
MACHINE GUN 2
ARMING CONTROL
EMERG
NORMAL
Fixed cockpit frame roundness between front and rear canopies.
Fixed position of some of C-101CC circuit breakers of weapons panel, so that the white ring is visible when the circuit breaker is tripped.
Fixed default position of C-101CC circuit breakers: white ring not visible now when the circuit breaker is pushed in (flushed).
Fixed ignition switch functionality when using keyboard or joystick buttons.
Fixed default position of ignition switch at mission start.


DCS AV-8B by RAZBAM
HUD Update: Steer-To point symbol available on NAV and VTOL modes.
HUD reacts to device damage:
- INS
- Mission Computer (MSC)
- Weapons Manager (SMS)
- Armament Control Panel (ACP)
- Aircraft Computer (ADC)
Roll Stabilized Sight (iron sight) enabled (WiP)
MPCD STRS (Stores) page reacts to device damage (WiP)
Weapons Manager (SMS) damage model update (WiP)


DCS MIG-19 by RAZBAM
FM Updates: Throttle logic and braking behavior.


DCS AJS37 Viggen by Heatblur Simulations
Corrected crash when inputting runway heading >360 degrees.
Fixed bombing mode not stepping in when non BP and M waypoint.
Fixed typo in rocket quick start mission.
Updated RB 75 models Added RB 75 textures, requires a line in the livery to change from USAF texture.
Fixes to flight plan in kneeboard for custom cartridges.
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Re: DCS 2.5 Update News

Postby Neil Willis » 06 Jun 2019, 12:34

Today's update which brings DCS World Open Beta to v2.5.5.31917:

Introduced DCS: Fw 190 A-8 by Eagle Dynamics

Multiplayer. Reworked network transport for better handling of a large number of units.


DCS World

ME. Corrected overlapping texts in the route panel.
Video rendering. Eliminated the memory leaks.
Corrected parachute animation during ejection from ground level.
AI aircraft taxi. Obstacle detour mechanism adjusted.
Add keybinding for "sound on/off" option to all ED modules.
Ground AI. Vehicles without moving turret will be rotate own hull for gun aiming.
Radio altimeter now detect ships. Flying over the ship, the radio altimeter will show the altitude to the deck, not to the sea surface.
ME. Fixed GUI Error when use task FAC for group placed from template.
MP. Timeout settings are now forced by the server, network speed setting is automatic.
Sound. New sonic boom effect.
China Asset Pack. Add ZBD-04A IFV.
AGM-88. Seeker suddenly changed target in flight - fixed.
Aircraft carrier landing lights now on when clouds > 9.
Fixed fog visibility calculation at 0 height.
Option for scaling font in radio menu and messages added to System options, Scale Option to change the font size of top left/right messages.

Flaming Cliffs 3

Su-27. Missing/damaged airbrake will do not work.
MiG-29. Addition of Chinese manual.
MiG-29C. Fixed failure of damper.

DCS A-10C

Yaw trim will not operates with Yaw SAS disengaged.

DCS UH-1H

AI door gunner will not try to shoot through buildings to hit a target.

DCS Combined Arms

Vehicles gun position are now synchronous to the server and client.
Fixed rearm time for Hawk.
Added reload time stinger for M6 Linebacker.
Fixed ignoring of targets after reloading Hawk.
Fixed AI tank destroyer not turning hull for attack (WW2).
Fixed units driving through buildings.
Fixed different speed shells SPG on server and client (if player take control after AI fired on small distance).
Fixed incorrect aiming AI Strela-10 in some positions.

DCS F/A-18C

Corrections to Russian Early Access Hornet manual.
Fixed JDAM range circles are out of display area.
Hidden in ME units will not be visible on SA page.
HARMS now will not switch targets after launch.
AGM-88 rocket effects now properly aligned with model.
Updated and corrected radar warning receiver and HARM threat identification codes.
Note: in the following Open Beta for 12 June we plan to add the AGM-154A/C and Multi-Sensor Integration (MSI) for Latent Track While Scan (LTWS) mode. The targeting pod is in development with the goal of making it available by the end of June.

DCS MiG-21bis by Magnitude 3 LLC

Fixed distance indication for gun in radar mode (distance must be equal or less than 2000m for indication).
Improved inputs for ASP axis-based controls (rotaries).
Improved ASP LAUNCH light logic when attacking radar-locked targets (airborne or ground based).
Improved reticle size scaling.
Fixed emergency jettison switches to being clickable.
Fixed flaps reset switch going under control box when pushed.
Fixed SOD mode knob rotation range.
Fixed SPS launch button.
Fixed white flood light knob rotation.
Fixed air pressure gauge bezel's UVs.
Added liveries' description.lua custom arg command for bort numbers.
Note: This is not the full major cockpit update. These small fixes are brought over from it for testing. These updates did not make the previous patch. We apologize for the inconvenience.

DCS AV-8B by RAZBAM

Kneeboard has been enabled
Bomb release order fixed
SITE bombsight enabled
Dashed lines for CCIP and SITE bombsight
HUD color fix
CCIP update (WiP); CCIP is now limited. Cross won't go below the HUD bottom.

DCS MIG-19 by RAZBAM

Corrected G-suit parameter
Corrected AI FM min and max g limit
Corrected AI FM max range
Updated AI FM aerodynamic tables
Updated AI FM engine tables
Corrected damage shape name to actual file name and added wing damage shape
Corrected various engine related damage responses
Corrected various flight control related damage responses
Throttle logic corrected to design basic aircraft
Wheel braking effectiveness reduced to closer match data
UV Lights enabled
Instruments backlight enabled
Flood lights updated
All sights updated.
Sights depression control updated. Depression values now affects all sights modes even when caged

DCS C-101 by AvioDev

Fixed excessive aerodynamic drag of smoke system.
Added jettisoning disconnection functionality of PYLONS and TOTAL. EJECTION-SELECTION circuit breakers of armament panel in the C-101CC.
Added weaponry fuses disconnection by means of PYLONS and TOTAL. EJECTION-SELECTION circuit breakers in C-101CC.
Fixed some EB and CC cockpit labels which appeared blank in EN and ES localizations.
Fixed labels for breakers of weapons pylons outer, mid and inner (left wing are the lower. ones and right wing are the upper ones).
Fixed Squelch Switch label.
Fixed engine anti-ice push-button input.
Omitted video recorder inputs.
Fixed several duplicate input issues.
Updated CN localization.
Updated EN localization.
Completed ES localization.
Fixed Albedo of cockpit structure texture, EB only.

DCS AJS37 Viggen by Heatblur Simulations

Many new bindings added especially by integrating FunkyFranks bindings mod. Missing
bindings for some devices added and duplicate/red bindings corrected.
Fixed issue with Bx waypoints (and other special waypoints) not getting recognized as such
when loaded from custom cartridge.
Corrected RR bombing symbology on radar and Rb04 radar sight.
Fix so ring on radar now stays after a A1 SPA (M-recon) fix.
Slight accuracy improvement to bombing.

DCS F-14 Tomcat by Heatblur Simulations

Quickstart missions: Caucasus: Free Flight tanker orbit fixed, Persian Gulf: Alert 5 readded
Fixed Mak79 MK-83 loadout on right rear station.
Mission fixes (AI radio and triggers) with voice overs from forum user “beppe_goodoldrebel”: Bear Intercept, Iran Flogger Faceoff, Tomcat Meets Foxhound, MiG-28 Furball - thank you!
Fixed Iran Reactor Strike and Trench Run Reactor Strike missions (added target waypoints in target area)
Fixed M61 and AIM-9 tutorial missions
Added SP and COOP missions “Operation Timber - Paving the Way” and “Night Hunter”
Fixed SAMs engaging with multiple subsystems not triggering the launch warning when the missile guiding subsystem wasn't the first strongest lobe of the tracking subsystems.
RWR threat library changed to R9D4: added HAWK CWAR, Blindfire (BF) and Rapier launcher (RP).
Renamed TCS roughnet map
Added Fictional Chromecat Homage skin (“the developer’s delight”)
Added B-side for tape player
Enabled CRS selector in AWL/PCD
Fixed some flap input bugs
Fixed flap axis range
Fixed flaps blowback bug
Added AFCS SAS channel toggle switches
Fixed some more key binding categorizations
Fixed some command categorizations
Added close jester menu bindable command
Ensure SEAM LOCK lamp lights up in LTS test even without sidewinder present
Ensure COLLISION lamp is lit during LTS test
Fix typo in keybinds: Enviroment -> Environment
Added some inertia to the turn and slip ball
Rearranged Iceman relative heading menu entries
When fenced in, Jester uses CMS mode switch position selected from the menu
Fixed Jester menu category icon being displayed for disabled options
Fixed Jester close menu while incapacitated
Jester menu fixed in VR
Jester will no longer give lost lock callout during dogfights
Improved missile announcement logic for Jester
Jester was sent to a fast typing course - waypoint entering speed has been improved
INS GO NOW reworked - it displays the type of alignment which would be used with GO NOW.
GO NOW should enter AHRS/AM if COARSE alignment is not achieved (previously IMU/AM).
Jester will interrupt entering the waypoints and switch to INS when the requested alignment option is reached; he will continue entering the rest of the waypoints after "ready to taxi"
Fixed current waypoint initialization for missions with no waypoints set.
It should no longer require to select another waypoint before selecting WP1
Ensure STT lock is lost when radar is disabled
Added new auto tune test conditions
Fix for Jester being unable to re-align the INS after landing
Jester now sets correct ARC-182 modulation when using "Tune ATC"
Jester menu options can be selected with the ICS PTT when using 'OPEN MENU: RADIO MENU KEY FOLLOWED BY PTT (SRS PRIORITY)'.
When using "OPEN MENU: RADIO MENU KEY FOLLOWED BY PTT (SRS PRIORITY)", the menu will hide only with a valid radio option selected or when the radio menu key is pressed again, but it won't hide with any PTT.
The minimum ICS volume exported to SRS is set to 0.2 - this emulates ability to communicate without intercom
Added custom viewport for Jester menu. Use "F14_JESTER_MENU" in your MonitorSetup file.
When "F14_JESTER_MENU" is not set, it defaults to "GU_MAIN_VIEWPORT"
Added special option to repeat RIO weapon type wheel on TID (VR readability vs realism.)
Added special option to require weapon selector press between OFF and GUN (disabled per default)
Corrected main menu sound files: fixes non looping soundtrack & black screen on exit
Added SUU-25 to RIO weapons roller
NEW: JESTER now uses RWS and ground stabilize if asked for.
Ground stab can auto recenter after a preselect time,
Jester can switch back to TWS automatically if needed
Jester uses wider scan pattern in RWS mode
Fixed radar pattern resetting to center in multiplayer/multicrew when changing modes
Some tweaks to phoenix PN and lofting params
Temporarily disabled automatic TWS MAN to AUTO mode change on phoenix launch pending TWS-AUTO final implementation
Ensure TWS missile tracking only goes to radar targets
Fix LZ showing on TID when vel vector is disabled on toggle button
Fixed countermeasures programs being initiated (one release pulse) with power set to OFF
Fix for time-to-impact not showing on TID for STT phoenix shots
Engine performance tuning
Fixed trim speed ramp-in
Adjusted pitch and phugoid damping
Adjusted rudder roll power at high AOA
Adjusted pitch with power effects
Adjusted drag in turning situations
Adjusted lift in turning situations
Adjust pitch trim ramp-in speed
Fixed nozzle position bug when losing oil pressure
Decreased max afterburner fuel flow above 55k feet
Added slight yaw moment due to fuel probe deployment
Fixed AP not being able to engage when using FFB stick
Known Issue: Afterburners are invisible.

DCS Ka-50 Black Shark

Inverted animation of rotors AoA by pedals.
ABRIS. Fixed insane calendar dates.

DCS P-51 Mustang

P-51D and TF-51D. Added provision for direct gear control, On and Off.

Campaigns

Spitfire IX The Big Show campaign by Reflected Simulations, revised the mission goals to ensure progression.

M-2000C Red Flag campaign by Baltic Dragon,

Mission 15: added safeguard for Gazelles - they will now be destroyed and won't break mission by getting damaged.

Memory of the Hero Campaign by Stone Sky.

Mission 10 - reworked trigger of helicopter disruption in the end of the mission.
Mission 12 - reworked the points system and the analysis of additional triggers in radiomenu F10.

Enemy Within 3.0 campaign by Baltic Dragon.

Mission 1: fixed an issue where MANPADS would fall through the roof into the building and be unable to shoot, thus blocking mission progress.

L-39 Kursant campaign.

Corrected mistakes in a mission briefings of stage 7.

A-10C AAT Campaign by Maple Flag.

AAT10 - Changed loadout to use IR MAVs only.

A-10C TTQ Campaign by Maple Flag.

TAC14 - Changed helicopter altitude to avoid tree crash.
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Re: DCS 2.5 Update News

Postby dragon13 » 14 Jun 2019, 14:18

Today's update which brings DCS World Open Beta to v2.5.5.32299

DCS World
ME. After deselecting a group, focus will not remains in last used text box.
F10 Map. Wrong indicated altitude fixed.
ME. Added support for 1024x1024 pixel briefing images.
Corrected shadows of external model from in-cockpit view, twice the size of before.
MP. Fixed bug that caused client missiles to go underground.
Dedicated server. Eliminated 100% core load with no-render mode. Added FPS limit to 120Hz by default.
Fixed DCS crash when players helicopter landed on ship
Fixed descent route after disembarking
DCS Christen Eagle II by Magnitude 3 LLC
Corrected description.luas for the missing texture of the harness.
Fixed ambient occlusion for the instrument panel.
Fixed the front pilot's patch alpha channel.

DCS Fw 190 A-8
Training mission texts. Fixed Dora reference in A8 startup.
Airspeed Indicator corrected.
Engine idle mode after start corrected.
Rounds fired are slightly left of the gun reticle - fixed.
Nevada Quick Start mission 'Range Target Strike' added

DCS F/A-18C Hornet
Updated french Hornet manual.
Incorrect TD box movement on HUD in LTWS mode fixed.
Added AGM-154A JSOW
Added Multi-Sensor Integration (MSI) mode for Latent Track While Scan (LTWS) radar sub-mode (WIP).
Added BRU-55A/A dual smart weapon rack.
Fixed missing wing fold animation on net phantom

DCS Yak-52
Added new failure of flaps sounds.
Added bang to flaps mechanical failure.

DCS F-5E Tiger
Intercom crash fixed.

Campaigns
Spitfire IX The Big Show Campaign by Reflected Simulations. Fw 190 D-9 in some missions replaced with new Fw 190 A-8.
P-51D The Blue Nosed Bastards of Bodney Campaign by Reflected Simulations. Fw 190 D-9 in some missions replaced with new Fw 190 A-8.
CA Frontlines - Georgia Campaign. Added Chinese localisation.
P-51D Charnwood Campaign by B&W. Updated missions.
Spitfire IX Epsom Campaign by B&W. Updated missions and docs.
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Re: DCS 2.5 Update News

Postby dragon13 » 21 Jun 2019, 14:00

Today's update which brings DCS World Open Beta to v2.5.5.32533.

DCS World
Fixed simulation hangs if your helicopter crashes with cargo still attached
Improved net synchronization of canopy animation.
ME. Corrected AI advanced actions behaviour when the coalition has been changed
Radio menu cutoff in VR has been fixed
Fixed F10 map coordinates having low precision in special mode
Sochi 761 kHz beacon is now correct on the F10 map
Multiplayer: Network protocol has changed
Map coordinates in status bar doesn't changes after format change until user moves mouse - fixed

DCS AV-8B by RAZBAM
UFC ALT Function is now fully functional:
- GPWS can be enabled/temporarily disabled
- Pull Up Cue (PUC) can be enabled/disabled
- Low Altitude Warning can be set.
- Radar Altimeter can be turned On/Off
- Selection of RADALT and GPS for Ground Level determination is enabled.

DCS: Black Shark 2
Fixed cockpit door slammed in closing

DCS: UH-1H Huey
Added cockpit door synchronization in multiplayer

DCS: Yak-52
Added canopy synchronization in the multiplayer

DCS: F/A-18C Hornet
Loft option on SMS page now works correctly for the AIM-7
Multi-Sensor Integration (MSI) added for LTWS radar submode
SA page declutter options added
HSI WPT coordinates format fixed for PRECISE mode
Game freeze in some Nevada missions fixed

DCS Fw 190 A-8
Prop Pitch Thumb Controls can now be assigned to a controller

DCS Bf 109 K-4
Added new missions for Caucasus map
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Re: DCS 2.5 Update News

Postby dragon13 » 04 Jul 2019, 04:57

Todays update which brings DCS World Open Beta to v2.5.5.33057

DCS World
Map coordinates in status bar doesn't changes after format change until user moves mouse fixed.
Sound system. Reworked voice allocation to properly handle lots of close objects.
Options. Tooltips in cockpit will be set by local options, not server.
P-51D and Spitfire don't have a "Customized Cockpit options" - fixed.
Removed gigantic bow waves appear at maximum vessel speed.
ME. Sound and Message are not played when using trigger "Text/Message for coalitions" - fixed.
Added new item 'Wake Turbulence' in Mission Editor (as a checkbox in Mission Options) and in serverlist window (in Server Options box).
ME. Cannot move wingmen position when set to ground start - fixed.
ME. Added Mach speed in the aircraft group panel. You can set the aircraft speed via either the true speed or the Mach.
Tunguska missile has no smoke trail - fixed.
Restored the models of Russian railroad cars.
Aircraft AI. Added accounting of tyre damage when calculating the point of contact with surface.

DCS AV-8B N/A by RAZBAM
Removed GBU-16 x 3 from loadout menu (Bombs do not fit on the Racks)
Designating a target will save the position as a steerpoint (targetpoint)
Steerpoint navigation has been improved
Steerpoints (waypoint, mark point, target point) can now be designated as targets
Steerpoints and their offsets will change to a diamond if designated as targets
Steerpoint offset bug fixed
TACAN and TACAN offset navigation bugs fixed.
EHSD page bug fixes.
TACAN library enabled (5 TACAN stations data is loaded based on selected map).
EHSD Data page: TACAN information display is fixed.
Added training MIssion 15: dumb iron bombs

DCS MIG-19P by RAZBAM
Fixed Polish Skin

DCS Christen Eagle II by Magnitude 3 LLC
Resaved instant missions to fix texture errors on pilot harnesses.

DCS C-101 by AvioDev
Completed ES localization.
Several fixes to EN localization.
Updated CN localization.
Added synchronization of TARSYN and Flight Director to multicrew (EB only).

DCS AJS37 Viggen by Heatblur Simulations
Fixed issue with bombs in CCIP mode might not release if you used another mode prior.
Thrust reverser now kicks up snow.
Change to PLAN sight so it takes the aircrafts climb angle into account. Corrected radar ranging.
Fixed bomb solutions for CCIP and PLAN.
Fix to C++ assert warning when selecting cartridges that are created for another map.

DCS F/A-18C Hornet
Added on/off fuse on AGM-154C
AGM-154 EFUZ set OFF still causes weapon to detonate - fixed.
Added new single mission 'Patriot Express' for the Normandy map.
Aircraft explodes if player took control form AI by ALT+J pressing - fixed.
Corrected collision model.
Minor changes in the external sound of afterburner and distant sounds of the F18 aircraft engine.

DCS UH-1H
Co-pilot flexi sight jitters when used with trackIR - fixed.

Flaming Cliffs
Su-27. FAB-250 loadouts changed to more realistic.

DCS F-14B by Heatblur Simulations
Fixed potential CTD when TCS scans an object without a 3D model
Fixed Jester doing only one action when asked to perform a series of actions of the same type
Fixed negative values (formatted as large positive 32bit integer) showing up for TID contacts' altitude
Fixed bad limiter input on fuel probe yaw moment
Fixed Jester radio tune and similar commands
Fix to Jester stuck in the TCS mode (no TID repeater bug)
Fixed CMS readiness not syncing properly in multicrew
Fix for the F-5 being displayed as 'U' on the RWR
Make time less relative (multiplayer clock fix)
Small fix to Jester missile detection
Fixed AI Wings swept forward on spawn
Adjusted AI oversweep collision model
Kneeling and launch bar fixes for the AI
Fixed nose gear strut collapsing on touchdown for the AI
Fixed broken gear animations
Retweaked some lights intensity
Potential fix to right engine not starting after damage bug
Reduced drag in turning situations
Reduced rudder roll power from 15-40 units AOA
Added more nose down at high ct with flaps up
Reduced pitch rate damping overall, but increased pitch rate damping with flaps
Reduced pitch with power effect at high Ct
Reduced drag vs pitch rate at high alpha
Tweaked pitch rate damper fade out at high AOA
Increased lift vs pitch rate
Added pitch acceleration based damping and AOA rate pitch damping
Added narrow limit on pitch rate damper and increased strength
Adjusted Phugoid Damping
Added slight extra nose down moment with power/flaps up
Fix to pitch oscillation induced blackout issue
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