Tuesday, 04 September 2012
DUXFORD, UK, September 1st, 2012 – The Fighter Collection and Eagle Dynamics will release Lock On: Flaming Cliffs 3 for Windows PC in September 2012.
Lock On: Flaming Cliffs 3 (FC3) is the next evolution of the Flaming Cliffs series. FC3 features the F-15C, A-10A, Su-27, Su-33, MiG-29A, MiG-29S and Su-25. FC3 aircraft provide an easy learning curve for new players and focuses on a broad range of aircraft rather than a detailed single aircraft. FC3 adds a number of new features and improvements to previous versions of the Flaming Cliffs series. FC3 is a module of DCS: World, which makes it compatible with all other DCS: World titles like A-10C, Black Shark 2, P-51D, and Combined Arms.
FC3 will be priced at $39.99.
Key Features of Lock On: Flaming Cliffs 3 include:
- A DCS World module that is compatible with DCS titles.
- New 6 degrees of freedom (6DOF) cockpit and model for the F-15C.
- New F-15C campaign and single missions.
- Improved takeoff and landing flight dynamics.
- New, advanced flight dynamics for air-to-air missiles.
- Updated and improved HUDs and other cockpit systems.
- Resource Manager that adds logistics control to missions.
- Expanded theatre of operations map into eastern Georgia.
- Countless other improvements in the areas of the mission editor, special effects, new models, improved terrain detail and AI.
Screenshots are available in news details.
Lock On: Flaming Cliffs 3 will require an installation of Lock On: Modern Air Combat or a previous version Flaming Cliffs.
DCS: World is a new, free, combat simulation. DCS: World provides a free-to-play Su-25T ground attack aircraft with unlimited online restrictions. Online DCS: World includes friendly and enemy forces that can be controlled by other players or AI air and ground units. The purchase of additional DCS modules allows the player to have careers as pilots of the A-10C Warthog, KA-50 Black Shark attack helicopter, P-51D Mustang, or armor vehicle commander. You may read more about DCS: World and its modules at www.digitalcombatsimulator.com.
About The Fighter Collection
The Fighter Collection, as well as developing software for the entertainment and serious game markets, also operates, rebuilds and maintains Europe's largest collection of airworthy WWII fighters based at Duxford Airfield, in the UK. For more information visit our websites:
School of Flight 2012
Monday, 09 April 2012
Flight sim events continue to grow in number! This year is proving to be an exciting one for flight simmers and we are very happy to see this level of activity.
The event we want to share with you today is a competition for flight sim pilots, called the School of Flight 2012 and held at the Käthe-Kollwitz Gymnasium, located in Neustadt an der Weinstrasse, Germany.
Participants will have an opportunity to try the Black Box 2
and Twin Otter I cockpits. Among the participants are DCS squads 33rd AirBase, Spare Times Pilots, vJG74; IL-2 Sturmovik squad ZG26, and VATSIM of Germany.
The competition will take place in the popular wine-making region and tourist destination of Rheinland Pfalz. A remarkable place of interest is nearby – the Technik Speyer Museum of Technology
, well known after its unique exhibits.
Event organizers are to take care of accommodations and sponsors are available for inexpensive meals.
MilSim Weekend 2012 in the Netherlands - Subscription is now open!
Thursday, 05 April 2012
We are very happy to share the news about another great event in military flight simulation world. The Dutch Military Aviation Museum has anounced the opening of registration for the annual Military Flight Simulator Event. All military flight simulation enthusiasts are welcome.
Participation is free, as is the admission to the museum.
The Royal Netherlands Air Force will provide accommodations, breakfast and lunch.
The number of spots is limited to 100 participants, accommodations are limited to 50 people (as of March 30th).
Sunday, 25 March 2012
To commemorate the start of Spring, we are having a 10 day 30% off sale on all of our products. The sale will end on 31 March 2012 and includes all language versions.
DCS: A-10C Warthog - $27.99
DCS: Black Shark 2 - $27.99
DCS: Black Shark 2 Upgrade - $13.99
Lock On: Flaming Cliffs 2 - $20.99
Network hotfix for Flaming Cliffs 2
Tuesday, 06 March 2012
A hotfix is released for multiplayer of Flaming Cliffs 2. It fixes the DoS vulnerability.
It is a server side hotfix. Clients don't need it.