I am so glad that you asked! DCS stands for Digital Combat Simulator. Several A+ grade military flight and combat simulators have been released under this banner, including DCS A10-c Warthog, Black Shark 1 & 2, P-51D Mustang and DCS Combined arms. So, what is DCS world then? Well, think of it as glue that holds all of these great flight simulators together in one easy to use common interface. You download and install DCS World first, then you can add in the extra titles as and when you want to as modules, instead of having to have separate installs for all of them.
Now, then, did I mention that DCS World is free and comes with an awesome jet to fly in a series of missions and a campaign? This product works with TrackIR 5 head motion sensing view controls, follow the.
A Roundup of other combat simulators can be read by following this link Remember, if you need a sweet Flight simulator joystick, or HOTAS, to fly with, UPDATE AS OF AUGUST 2013 -DCS World is now available on STEAM, which is awesome news! Also known as the Frogfoot, this amazingly tough jet is similar in role and philosophy to the American A-10. Designed from the outset for battlefield survivability, the pilot sits in a 'bathtub' of titanium for protection. Rest assured, this plane may be lacking the 22 foot long Gatling cannon of the A-10, but it is armed to the teeth with laser and optically guided bombs and missiles, cluster bombs and cannon.
This is a tank-buster with teeth, and is also capable of fulfilling precision bombing as well as air defence suppression with sophisticated anti radiation missiles. Not only this, but it is fast as well, and surprisingly maneuverable at reduced weapon loads. The most realistic simulation of the A-10 ever made.
Mustang: DCS World Mods aircrafts P-51D bin x86_6 p51_protect.exe Select the Activate or deactivate application command as displayed in the window, then press the Next button.
A stunning realisation of this magnificent ground pounding tank-buster. DCS: Ka-40 Black Shark 2. The deadly single seat Russian attack helicopter. Amazingly detailed simulation that needs to be experienced to be believed. DCS: P-51D Mustang.
The single most realistic WWII fighter plane simulation ever. DCS: Combined Arms. Oddball in this company. It allows you control over ground forces in this otherwise exclusively air based simulation.
P 51d Mustang Cockpit
Adds several other planes and campaigns to the mix. Still in paid for Beta, none of the FC3 stuff is up to the complexity of the DCS modules, but that is a great plus point for someone just starting to get into combat flight simulation! You can add one, all or none of these modules, and they are all cross compatible, meaning that somebody flying the SU-25T from DCS World can fly against or with someone in DCS Black Shark or even FC3! Links in this section will take you to more in depth reviews of the relevant modules. This is a quality piece of software.
Even without the extra modules, this is simply amazing. The SU-25T is one of my favourite jets of all time, and it is brilliantly realised here, with so much content you feel guilty for getting it for free. This only goes to show the confidence that DCS have in there Digital Combat Simulator, that they would give you so much for free. Stop reading this and go and download it now! With such a great combat flight simulator free, there is NO EXCUSE for piracy any more, go get this one and enjoy it!
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