Yak-52 PFM verification




Batfleck, I wish I had thought of that :smiley:


CONGRATZ! :smiley:


Congrats Sith … NineLine. Or as I like to call 'im: SNL

Yeah. That’s a terrible joke. I’m gonna run with it.




A small peek behind the curtains with development work on the Yak-52.

Thanks Moscow aerobatics formation display team “The First Flight” (Пилотажная группа "Первый Полет" / The First Flight display team | Facebook) and aerobatics pilot Константин Боровик (Konstantin Borovik)


Yak-52 Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: Why a Yak-52 in a combat simulator?
A: The Yakovlev Yak-52 is a tandem seat, radial engine, trainer aircraft that served as the primary aircraft trainer for the Soviet Union and many other nations. Introduced in 1979, the Yak-52 has been a popular choice among air forces given its rugged construction, ease of handling, tricycle landing gear, and simple maintenance. The DCS: Yak-52 provides a realistic pilot training progression from the Yak-52, to the L-39C jet trainer, to modern fighters like the MiG-29 and Su-27.

Q: Will we see the Yak-52B?
A: There are no current plans for bringing the version with weapons to DCS World at this time.

Q: Will it have multi-crew capabilities?
A: Yes, multi-crew is supported.

Q: What level will the systems and flight model be?
A: You can expect the professional flight model (PFM) and advanced system modelling (ASM). We have had incredible access to the real thing for flight model testing, system testing and sound recording.

Q: What is price going to be?
A: $39.99 USD

Q: Will it have the NS430 GPS unit in the cockpit?
A: Currently only the 2D version will work, and should work right on release if you already own the NS430 GPS 2D Version. No info currently on a 3D version right now.

Q: What language will the cockpit be in on release?
A: Currently we have a Russian. English & Chinese versions are WIP.

Q: What is the planned release date?
A: August 3rd, 2018 for 2.5 Open Beta and August 8th, 2018 for the 2.5 Release version.

Q: When will it be available on Steam?
A: August 15th, 2018.


Cool! Nice, man- thanks! :smiley: