Announcing the F-16C Viper User Poll

Eagle Dynamics (ED) has published a Future Features Survey for the DCS: F-16 Viper to provide an achievable and transparent plan for 2020 and beyond.

As with DCS: F/A-18C Hornet, ED is creating a development roadmap for DCS: F-16C Viper. This is an important step in prioritising user wishes. You can to take part in the DCS: F-16C Viper Features Ranking Survey via the link below.

F-16C Viper Development Report

The F-16C Viper development team is working on new features and tuning existing ones. These include but are not limited to:

AGM-65D/G Maverick

  • E-O Visual (VIS)
  • E-O (BORE)
  • EO submode selectors have been added to the SMS pages
  • Maverick weapon selection functionality has been added
  • The power and warm-up timer functions have been added

Litening Targeting Pod

  • The video feed has been adjusted
  • Video image brightness has been adjusted
  • The design specification has been completed and includes cursor zero, new HOTAS commands, new TGP symbology, control page, air-to-air mode, and much more
  • Remaining HOTAS commands for track modes and cursor slew. Cursor zero in progress

AGM-88C HARM

  • Work continues on the SMS, WPN and DED pages, as well as the HARM as a Sensor (HAS) mode.

Liveries

  • In cooperation with several talented community members, highly accurate liveries for the Israeli, Turkish and United States air forces are being finalised.

Flight Dynamic

  • Several subject matter experts are involved in further improvements to the flight model and flight control system. This will provide substantial accuracy enhancements.

Additionally, a whitepaper has been prepared that describes some of the basics of the Flight Module (FM) programming, in particular with regards to the way the sources available are used to achieve a high level of accuracy in the simulation.