DCS Gazelle for 1.5.7 was already updated

Following the update for DCS 2.0, the DCS Gazelle was now updated for 1.5.7 as well, bringing the so much needed changes in flight dynamics.

DCS Gazelle flight model update

If you are one of those that really love the Gazelle but was frustrated with its flight model, this update might just be the thing for you. As you can see, even the Gazelle is happy and dancing in the fields at the sound of rotors.

This update should fix the flight model and make the Gazelle behave more like... well, an helicopter, actually. A lot of small things really took away the feeling of flying a helicopter. Some people found it uncontrollable -- I personally had some issues, especially in a hover or low speed where I started to induce oscillation due to the poor response of the cyclic -- and some simply complained about things that some of us might not have even noticed.

These complaints came mostly from real pilots so, honestly, there's stuff that most of us didn't even notice until they pointed it out.

Have you tried this update? What do you think? Share your thoughts with the community in the comments section below.

Where to get the DCS Gazelle

If you don't have it yet, you can get the DCS Gazelle here.

Sérgio Costa

About Sérgio Costa

Sérgio has been a flight simulation enthusiast for nearly 25 years. His passion with helicopters developed during MSFS 2000 when he discovered the complexity of these aircraft and the challenge it was to control them. Since then he has been primarily a helicopter flight simmer, trying his best not to crash and kill all his virtual passengers. Sérgio is HeliSimmer.com's editor and writer and one of the Three Grumpy Simmers, a YouTube series and Podcast produced together with YouTubers Bel Geode and NovaWing24, obviously dedicated to flight simulation.