Eagle Dynamics Development Report on the Mi-24 Hind for DCS

The company released new information about the Hind in the form of a list with several key points and milestones of the project.

Mi-24 Hind for DCS

As you can see on the list below, there are already quite a few important parts of the project finished or well underway.

Eagle Dynamics has not indicated a date of release yet but the whole project seems a bit more advanced than a lot of us thought it would be.

Overall

  • The cockpit model: Aft Crew Station and Front Crew Station - 100% completed
  • Animated cockpit objects: Aft Crew Station - 100%, Front Crew Station - WIP (40%)
  • The external 3D model - 100%
  • Animation of external model objects - 70%
  • The flight model is complete now and will undergo fine tuning
  • Power plant - 100%

Helicopter Systems

  • Completed Electrical Power Supply System - 100%
  • Fuel System - 80%
  • Hydraulic System -100%
  • Oil Systems - 80%
  • Anti-Ice System - WIP
  • Fire Detection & Extinguishing Systems - 70%
  • Brake system - 100%
  • Air Conditioning System - WIP
  • Lighting System - WIP
  • Flight control system (including SAU-V24) - 80% (WIP - SAU setting)
  • Completed radio communication equipment - 100%
  • Helicopter radio navigation equipment -> 80% (WIP - the map indicator is being revised)
  • Instruments and avionics -> 80% (WIP - connection of operator's cockpit objects)

Armament and Weapon control

  • Sight ASP-17V and Analog-Digital Computing Device (AСVU), AUTO and Manual modes - completed
  • Pilot weapon control panel (PUVL) - completed
  • Built-in cannon and mounts (30 mm, GSh-2-30) - completed (with all fire modes)
  • Universal gun or grenade launcher container systems (GUV-1) - completed
  • Bombing munitions and racks - completed
  • Guided weapons (9K113 Guided Missile System with 9M114 or 9M120 missiles) - WIP
  • PKI operator's sight - WIP
  • Rockets
    • UB-32 rocket launchers with S-5 rockets - completed
    • B8V20A rocket launchers with S-8 rockets - completed
    • B-13L rocket launchers with S-13 rockets - completed
    • APU-68UM3 rocket launcher with S-24B rocket - completed
  • The RWR SPO-10 is under development
  • The crew AI (pilot /co-pilot) is currently WIP

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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.

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