Eagle Dynamics drops a couple of news about the DCS Ka-50 and Mi-24

May 31, 2019 | by Sérgio Costa

The company announced news on both the oldest and newest (yet to be released) helicopters for DCS.

DCS Ka-50 update

On their weekly newsletter , ED mentions the progress on both modules where they indicate the Ka-50 update will "consist of new functions such as Igla air-to-air missiles and missile warning systems with infrared missile jamming systems in addition to a substantial graphics overhaul".

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The module is also undergoing some extensive work on the 3D model. This cosmetic update will be provided for free to all users of the Ka-50 while the "new cockpit functions will be part of a paid upgrade".

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ED will also take the opportunity to iron up the bugs that still plague the module.

DCS Mi-24P cockpit (WIP)

On the Mi-24P front, which is been developed by Belsimtek (the same team behind the Mi-8 ), will "feature both front and back seat cockpits (including network and coop play)" and Eagle Dynamics has shown some images of the progress being made on the cockpit, on their official Facebook page .

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No dates have been provided for the release of the Ka-50 update or the Mi-24P.

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'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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