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The Alert 5 Podcast

The Alert 5 Podcast brings you the latest news of your favorite combat flight simulators. We will discuss the history, knowledge, and tactics of old and modern air combat. We welcome you and your feedback!

16 October 2019 - Scramble 05: Dutt & Tricker bring you a quick Scramble talking about the newly released F-16 by Eagle Dynamics for Digital Combat Simulator.  We also go into depth about the new G-tolerance that was announced as well as the release of IL-2's Battle of Bodenplatte.  Apologies for Tricker's microphone, seemed to be clipping (will fix asap).  As always, Stay Alert!
 
 
 
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Time Stamps:
00:41 Talkin DCS F-16
16:26 Grading Airplanes on Release
23:50 G-Tolerance Update
 
30:33 IL-2 Battle of Bodenplatte
 
Link Dump:
G-Tolerance Update: https://bit.ly/2Biy5nY
DCS World Weekend News: https://bit.ly/2MOWSVZ
17 September 2019 - Episode 10: Well here we are, at the end of a fantastic summer, and the guys are playing catch-up again with each other, and the latest news going on in the combat flight sim community.  Its been a busy summer so we all want to thank our loyal listeners for sticking with us, and are excited for more content to start coming down the pipe!  As always, Stay Alert!
 
 
 
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Time Stamps:
00:43 Summer Happenings
32:06 A10C Model/Texture updates
33:50 F-16 Discussion
37:50 Early Access & Game Development Discussion
44:15 Iron Eagle or Top Gun?
47:20 JF-17
 
Link Dump:
Sport Flying Warbirds Video: https://youtu.be/_h81x5TGuJo
DCS World Weekend News: https://bit.ly/2mlXoS9
 
DCS F-16 WIP Screen Shots: https://bit.ly/2NJLP4j
DCS F-16 Academic Videos and Updates: https://bit.ly/2kPD7DP
Iron Eagle IV (Seriously, don't watch it, it's terrible): https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0113438/
JF-17: https://youtu.be/jCHccmr9zMo
IL-2 Latest Dev News: https://bit.ly/2mk2Apw
11 July 2019 - Episode 9: Summertime is upon us and while the overall news has been slow in the world of combat flight simulation, Tricker, Sport and Dut, are back to get you up to speed on some exciting module development, updates, and some real-world stories.  As always, Stay Alert!
 
 
 
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Time Stamps:
1:00 Catching Up
09:53 Flight Sim Expo 
14:50 DCS Module News 
20:03 F16 Talk
26:45 Normany/Syria Map
29:00 F18 Hotas Grip
31:40 Sports Helicopter Experience
35:40 DCS Changelogs
52:00 IL2 News
 
Link Dump:
DCS World Weekend News: https://bit.ly/2NWdRtg
Hornet Updates: https://bit.ly/30wxtWG
DCS F-16 WIP Screen Shots: https://bit.ly/2NJLP4j
DCS Open Beta Changelogs: https://bit.ly/2XYW4ph

3 May 2019 - Episode 8:  The guys are back at it (finally!)  In this episode, they catch up with each other on their lives, cover the mountain of news over the last month, and talk about some of the exciting things coming to DCS, IL2, and more. Thanks for listening and Stay Alert!

 
 
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Time Stamps:
16:00 Talking Tomcat
25:15 SATAL Talk
26:20 DCS Changelogs
30:45 SA-5 Coming to DCS
35:55 F-18C Changes/Updates
38:30 F-14 Changes/Updates
43:04 RAZBAM Harrier Changes/Updates
45:40 DCS News
54:00 MIG-19
54:30 Nimitz Class Carrier for DCS
59:00 IL-2 News
1:03:00 Warthunder
1:05:00 Outro

12 March 2019 - Briefing Room Episode 01:  Sport reviews the Heatblur F-14 Tomcat for DCS with a special appearance by Heatblur Simulations founder and CEO Nicholas Dackard.  The F-14 Tomcat was a 4th generation two-seat, twin engine interceptor designed around the role of fleet defense for the US Navy.  The module, loaded with new technologies for DCS is nothing short of spectacular!  Thanks for listening and Stay Alert!

 
 
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Link Dump:
Heatblur Simulations Store: https://store.heatblur.com/
Eagle Dynamics e-Shop: https://bit.ly/2T0nMLY

11 March 2019 - Scramble 04: On this Scramble the guys bring to you one of the biggest names in DCS World, Matt “Wags” Wagner, Executive Producer at Eagle Dynamics. He sits down with Tricker, Sport, and Dut to discuss how he got started at Eagle Dynamics, a little bit of DCS history, and some exciting development plans for 2019!

 
 
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Time Stamps:
00:32 - Introduction
01:40 - Who is Wags?
05:25 - DCS over the years
07:30 - 3rd Party Developer Module Development
11:44 - Eastern Bloc Aircraft in DCS?
13:49 - DCS: F/A-18 Hornet Discussions
19:11 - 2019 DCS Roadmap
21:29 - DCS: F-16C
23:02 - Map Development
25:03 - Combined Arms
28:44 - DCS Dynamic Campaign
30:14 - Questions from the Community (ATC, Weather, Future Modules)
35:45 - Helicopter Development
39:28 - Wag’s Dream Module
40:39 - VR Development
45:02 - Modern Air Combat
48:25 - What is Wag’s Looking forward to in 2019?
55:05 - Wrap-up
 
Link Dump:
Dedicated Servers: https://bit.ly/2SSyDr3
Development WIP Photos: https://bit.ly/2EeZMBC
Syrian Map WIP Photos (Russian): https://bit.ly/2sjX1H9
Captoglove: https://bit.ly/2MtR7fQ

05 March 2019 - Episode 07: On this Episode, the guys discuss a huge update that brings eagerly awaited changes to the DCS F/A-18 Hornet along with a release date for the DCS F-14 Tomcat! There are some very interesting changes coming to IL-2! They also have an exciting interview with one of the best campaign makers in DCS, Baltic Dragon, and talk to him about the in’s and out’s of campaign making and an exciting opportunity to work with a former guest of the show, Vincent “Jell-o” Aiello.

 
 
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Time Stamps:
01:15 - Playing Catchup
12:30 - DCS F/A-18C Datalink
16:13 - Target of Opportunity Mode
20:58 - Heatblur F-14 Release Date
25:50 - F-16 Info
28:30 - A-10C/KA-50 New Models
29:20 - RAZBAM Mirage Updates
32:45 - MIG-19 Released
35:30 DCS Changelogs
38:08 - IL-2 Update & News
42:35 - Sun n Fun Flyin
44:50 - Baltic Dragon Interview
 
Link Dump:
Gulfstream G550 HUD Video: https://youtu.be/L5VhW4BiE2g 
DCS F-14: LANTIRN 2002: https://youtu.be/5f6RqDJgFBM
Heatblur DCS: F-14 Tomcat - Episode 3: Cold And Dark: https://youtu.be/ws1GxPG2ZXw
Heatblur DCS: F-14 Episode 2: Pilot's Cockpit Walkaround: https://youtu.be/OO3IdQjAdDA
Heatblur https://store.heatblur.com/
Meteor Guns Kill Song: https://youtu.be/nWaK8J33f7U
F-16 Release Phases: https://bit.ly/2UqATYl
IL-2 Dev Update: https://bit.ly/2C0VmeY
IL-2 Changelog:https://bit.ly/2SLR8xe
Hell_gato Twitch: twitch.tv/hell_gato
The Fighter Pilot Podcast: https://www.fighterpilotpodcast.com/
Baltic Dragon ED Forum: https://bit.ly/2He1Tq1
DCS M-2000C Red Flag by Baltic Dragon Trailer: https://youtu.be/BsbTWaaCK0g
DCS The Enemy Within 3 by Baltic Dragon Trailer: https://youtu.be/7fnis9hbfR8
DCS F-15C The Georgian War by Baltic Dragon trailer: https://youtu.be/D7M0_UAtHC8
 
 
 

 

21 February 2019 - Scramble 03: Hey pilots!  This is a special episode with our friends from Heatblur.  Join us as we head into the ready room and discuss the F-14 Jester AI/Iceman with IronMike, Swither, & Graywo1f(Jester).  Heatblur discusses with us how to use Jester AI, some human factors aspects of Jester, funny incidents in creating Jester, as well as how to use Iceman and other various topics on the F-14.  You won't want to miss this one!  Stay Alert!
 
 
 
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1 February 2019 - Scramble 02: Pilots! On this Alert 5 Scramble we talk with our friend and real world rotorcraft instructor, Moose!  We discuss his Air Force career and experience in Iraq. Also he chats with us about DCS and his civilian aviation experience with a surprise story about the F-16. Hope you enjoy!

 
 
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Link Dump:
Moose’s F-16 Incentive Ride: https://youtu.be/VseTWC_jSE0
DCS World | 2018 and beyond: https://youtu.be/RlmUWO2JL6I

Episode 06 - Interview with Vincent "Jell-O" Aiello from the Fighter Pilot Podcast

24 January 2019 - Episode 06:  Pilots! We’re excited to bring you a special interview with Jell-O from the Fighter Pilot Podcast.  We discuss his Naval career as a Hornet Pilot, Viper Pilot, Top Gun Instructor, and what he’s doing now.  We also go into the latest DCS news with the HARM, Christen Eagle 2, MIG-19P, and Corsair. Hope you enjoy!

 
 
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Time Stamps
01:40 Introduction
08:00 F18 AGM 88C HARM
09:00 Missions of the Week
10:45 F18 GBU Fusing Options
12:25 Leatherneck Simulations News
15:40 Razbam MIG19
17:25 Jell-O Interview
01:24:00 Outro Final Thoughts
 
Link Dump:
The American Heritage Museum: https://bit.ly/2HvmS9G
Tank Museum Pics: https://imgur.com/gallery/tIG2SJD
F-16N Article: https://bit.ly/2DxceLu
Spudknocker Mig-19P video: https://bit.ly/2WeYY5z
RedKite Mig-19P Video: https://youtu.be/I1S7COr4s1w
Hornet bomb fuze settings video: https://youtu.be/biCzBuPh5DM
Chuck_Owl Tomcat Blog Post: https://bit.ly/2TadHN9
Tricker’s A/A waypoint video: https://youtu.be/6ztbTfjDHsI
Wag’s Harm Video: https://youtu.be/iC3fcwFO6go
Hornet Mini-Update: https://bit.ly/2sN48Ik

 

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