DCS World: Weekend Update – 8 July 2016

Posted: 08/07/2016 in DCS: World, News - Archive
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DCS 1.5.4 News

Two weeks after publishing DCS 1.5.4 in Open Beta, we finally managed to clear up the critical bugs and will publish the patch for DCS World today. Thanks again for all your feedback during this short, yet very effective Open Beta phase!

Changelog for public DCS 1.5.4 version

This log is sum of previous two logs of 1.5.4 Open beta plus several new positions.

DCS World

  • Multiplayer. New integrity check system
  • Multiplayer. Reworked aircraft motion algorithms to improve resistance to lags
  • Multiplayer. Added an input adjustment possibility
  • New Campaign Builder design with multi language support
  • ME. Payload panel. Added skin preview in the 3D view
  • ME. Added new trigger UNIT’S ARGUMENT IN RANGE for checking animation argument for any 3D model in mission
  • ME. Added new trigger PLAYER’S UNIT ARGUMENT IN RANGE for checking animation arguments for player’s 3D model of unit in mission
  • ME. Added the ability to place helicopters on the ground for the cold and hot start
  • Encyclopedia. New 3D view
  • Options panel. New design
  • Support of hot plug of input devices now
  • Module manager. Added DRM button for activation/deactivation
  • Returned moon in the sky
  • Corrected animation of airshow cone
  • Oculus Rift. RadioCommunications and triggered messages menu font increased
  • Oculus Rift. Kneeboard and terrain clipping issues fixed
  • Oculus Rift. Oculus Zoom action added to “UI layer” input options
  • Oculus Rift. VR settings can now be applied without restarting GUI
  • AI aircraft with type “uncontrolled” will able start from an aircraft carrier
  • Restored wingtip trails of propeller driven aircraft. Humidity factor added
  • Encyclopedia. Missing 3D models for Weapon category added
  • AI aircraft. The visible restrictions of sensors will not inherit from previous mission. Example: if previous mission was at night the optical sensors will not have very limited range in the next daylight mission.
  • Updated MiG-29A model.
  • Empty “type” unit in ME and immortals this unit in sim (when launch mission_ver153 on branch 154)
  • Crash during bombing buildings fixed
  • User snapview saving restored
  • Crash while changing options fixed
  • In-cockpit TrackIR functionality corrected. Influence of mouse and default camera position was switched off.
  • AI B-1 and F-14 will not be able to fly without wing
  • Damaged AI aircraft will return to the nearest airfield
  • Corrected dogfight logic of AI WWII fighters
  • Sun will not be visible through objects and cockpit
  • Manpad AI will not ignore time for lock target
  • Fixed bug with all single fired shells, they will not fly-trough targets

DCS FC3

  • Su-27. CN Flight Manual updated
  • Su-27. Added Russian training missions

DCS Fw 190

  • The Challenge campaign. Updated a few missions / all the briefing images
  • The Challenge campaign. Russian locale added

DCS L-39

  • Fix of causeless fire in the hangar and formation below other aircraft
  • Added gauges with imperial scales
  • L-39ZA. Gunsight will be always functional, independently by mount/unmount checkbox for L-39C

DCS A-10C

  • Oxygen QTY pointer will move not discrete when test oxygen button depressed

DCS UH-1H

  • Some improvements and bug fixes for Sling load operations
  • The hints now in Kneeboard (later it will fully removed from screen)

DCS Mi-8MTV2

  • Some improvements and bug fixes for Sling load operations
  • The hints (about Weapon status, sling load status) now replaced to Kneeboard
  • Now the ground crew can be called without setting an intercom, but opened Window
  • R-863 in default is tuned on ME frequency
  • Default position of the switch ДЕНЬ-НОЧЬ depends on the time of day
  • Fixed failures in ME
  • Added view on Cargo from pilot seats (LShift + LAlt + С), will tuned later
  • Fixed mirrors status during mission start
  • Parking brake fixed
  • After Hot start: pitot heating initialize, SARPP init state, Air Inlet Particle Separator System is initialize, GMC-1A already slaved
  • Human radio modulation changed to AM
  • Tail Rotor Control Failure, repair fixed
  • Add animation for Rotor Swash Plate and TailRotor Hub

DCS SA342 by Polychop

  • Added SA342L model featuring Gun, Rockets, new camera with only daytime view, no NVG, rockets recoil to be corrected later
  • Added SA342L separated manual
  • Now both internal cockpit pilots bodies can be hidden using RShift+P key in sequence
  • Corrected Flight Model in turns
  • Corrected Flight Model in dives
  • Corrected HOT3 missile to explode as soon as wire is cut
  • Corrected Rotor torque behavior depending on speed
  • Corrected pitch and roll stick sensitivity
  • Corrected helicopter skids behavior at ground
  • Now helicopter can land in grass
  • Now external pilots bodies don’t show when helicopter is set as uncontrolled in ME
  • External copilot body is still visible when helicopter is set as static in ME, will be fixed later
  • Corrected campaign missions to keep player current stage
  • Corrected COMB warning at Alarm panel and manual accordingly
  • Corrected Flares now reload when rearming
  • Corrected Engine sound not to change while in Torque test
  • Corrected Trimming with Magnetic brake
  • Corrected wool wire to correctly reflect wind direction
  • Corrected NADIR VENT parameter to display absolute direction the wind comes from
  • Corrected SAS authority during turns

DCS C-101 by AvioDev

  • Corrected mirror far vision.
  • Modified Special Options interface according to new appearance.
  • Changed EB and CC available tasks in ME.
  • Added CC Sea Eagle missile launch capability for AI.

DCS Hawk by VEAO

  • W key fixed – both toe brakes on
  • Fuel burn refined
  • Sight glass 3d object fixed – work in progress
  • Sight glass holders transparency fixed
  • TrackIR view limits set
  • Canopy glass external model more transparent
  • Brake pressure increased to hold aircraft on full power
  • Parking brake keyboard and joystick shortcuts set (LCTRL+W = off, RCTRL+W = on)
  • Flaps changed default to F = next detent, LSHIFT+F = previous detent and renamed to Flaps group

DCS Black Shark

  • Animation of ejection sequence fixed
  • Parking brake fixed

DCS Combined Arms

  • VR corrected

 

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