Eagle Dynamics DCS AH-64D Status Report

Eagle Dynamics has posted a status update regarding their AH-64D Apache, giving some details about the things completed and the things yet to come for the highly anticipated helicopter.

In a video over on YouTube, Eagle Dynamics has given a status report on their upcoming AH-64D Longbow Apache for DCS. The team has made a lot of progress in the last year since the announcement of the project, and is confident that it will set a new bar for the simulator.

A lot of progress has been made on several aspects. The modelling, lighting and sound, both interior and exterior, have been completed. Several system aspects have also been completed, such as the integrated helmet display, most of the multipurpose display pages, the pilot night vision sensor, target acquisition sensors, and several of the armament options such as the cannon and missiles. However, other features, such as the core flight dynamics, stability control augmentation system and the visual damage model are still under development. The global pandemic as well as technical difficulties have led to small setbacks for the team with the progress they are making.

As a result of this, it will still take some effort before Eagle Dynamics is confident to have this product enter Early Access. The team apologises for the delay, but remains committed for a high quality product once it does release, even if this requires extra time. That did not stop the team, however, from giving a bit of insight into their development roadmap post Early Access release. The video goes on to state some of the items that the team is already planning to work on, such as fire control radar, radar-guided hellfire missiles, defensive systems, new rotor visual effects and more.

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