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!

12 March 2020 - Episode 12: Ever wonder what its like to fly 50,000 parts flying in close formation? Do you enjoy beating the air into submission? Well move over you boring fixed-wing guys, cause the real pilot's are here!  Join friends of the show - Moose, Hell Gato, and Chris Stewart - as they kidnap our normal hosts and take over for this rotary wing episode of the Alert 5 Podcast.  They discuss their personal experiences with helicopters, how they got into flying them, and how DCS shapes up against the real thing.  Enjoy and Stay Alert!

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11 February 2020 - Scramble 06: Join us while we discuss all things Kiowa with Sven from Polychop Simulations.  We also have special guest host Moose, a real-world commercial helicopter pilot, to help keep us fixed wing guys honest.  Stay Alert!

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22 January 2020 - Episode 11: Welcome to 2020 pilots, it's good to be back!  Sport, Dutt, & Tricker catch up with everything that has been going on in their lives and launch into the new year with discussions on DCS and IL2.  Included on this episode are discussions on the F-16, F-18, A-10C, IL-2, and a special review of the F-16 from Dutt himself.  Pardon the clipping on Trickers microphone, the issue has been addressed for future episodes.  Stay Alert!
 

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Time Stamps:
01:30 Catching Up
15:17 A-10C News
17:36 F-18C Updates
21:33 DCS WW2 Talk (Corsair, Mosquito, Essex)
25:00 Landing on a WW2 Carrier Discussion
28:45 Razbam F-15, MIG-27
31:54 Kiowa Talk
39:24 New Maps
47:16 Channel Map
50:04 Super Carrier News
58:08 What we look forward to in 2020
1:01:09 Highlights of 2019
1:04:26 IL-2 News
1:10:22 Dutt’s F-16 Review
 
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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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Tricker | Sport | Dut
 
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
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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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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
 
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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
 
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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
 
 
 

 

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