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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!

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
 
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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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

 

16 January 2019 - Scramble 01: Hey pilots! We are here to introduce Alert 5 Scrambles. When interviews and news happen in-between podcasts, we will scramble to bring it to you!  Our objective is to keep the community informed and in our first Scramble, we talk to Moltar about the upcoming Heatblur Top Gun Event. We also discuss the upcoming SATAL season and future events in the works.  Make sure you check out the event on 19 January at 1400 zulu.
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Time Stamps:
0:50 - Moltar Introduction
7:50 - Dutt’s Thoughts
09:45 - Recommendations for New Guys into SATAL
14:30 - Last Years SATAL
18:00 - What is SATAL?
20:35 - Future Events Coming
25:40 - HeatBlur Top Gun Event 1/19 1400Z
30:00 - Thrustmaster Sponsorship!
 
Link Dump:
DCS World Events site: https://bit.ly/2RQ2RhP
Thrustmaster: https://bit.ly/2xhMtbF
DCS World Events Twitch: https://bit.ly/2FDv852

10 January 2019 - Episode 05:  We're back!  The guys are excited to be back and over the New Year's hangover, catching up on the exciting happenings of the holidays and what is to come for the New Year.  In the news, Dutt finally got IL-2, some interesting updates coming to the DCS F/A-18, and an exciting module announcement from Eagle Dynamics.  No interview today, but the guys chat about VR, their personal home control setups, as well as their choices for flying when they're on the road!

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Time Stamps:
0:40 - Introduction
1:18 - Opening Discussion and Catching Up
20:45 - Dutt gets IL2
22:45 - DCS Changelogs
26:00 - F/A-18C Changes
28:15 - F/A-18C Mini Update from Wags
32:40 - F-16 Talk
35:10 - MIG-19P
38:05 - MI-24 HIND
39:28 - P-47 Thunderbolt for DCS (Warbirds)
41:47 - A10/KA-50 Updated Cockpit Textures
43:45 - Middle Eastern Map
46:08 - IL-2 Changelogs
50:40 - IL-2 Module Updates
53:30 - Hardware Setups (VR)
1:01:00 - Our personal Setups
1:10:00 - Flying on the road
 
Link Dump:
 
Sport's Gulfstream Video: https://youtu.be/-ytMarHcGi4
Falcon 8X:
1946 Globe Swift: https://bit.ly/2AEVQqB
IL-2 Sturmovik: https://il2sturmovik.com/
Latest DCS Changelog: https://bit.ly/2D2CRHO
DCS Weekend Newsletter: https://bit.ly/2RlE2er
Eagle Dynamics End of Year Video: https://youtu.be/RlmUWO2JL6I
RAZBAM MiG-19P WIP Photos: https://bit.ly/2Fpl4MU
Spudknocker P-51D-25-NA Video: https://youtu.be/KhpMlF8logs
STING TV Hornet VR Home Cockpit tour: https://youtu.be/yZR1t1wfxEo
DCS Middle East Syria Map WIP: https://bit.ly/2sjX1H9
IL-2 Changelogs: https://bit.ly/2RhnHHH
IL-2 Updates: https://bit.ly/2RHJibF
VR and Head Tracking Poll: https://imgur.com/a/ruANiVv
Thrustmaster Joysticks: https://bit.ly/2RiFRZA
Virpil Controls: https://bit.ly/2RhwcCq
MFG Crosswinds: https://bit.ly/2AEAucO
Logitech Controls: https://bit.ly/2skoOr9
07 December 2018 - Episode 04:  Today the guys talk about some of the news that has been released for DCS and IL2 over the last few weeks, including some exciting updates to the DCS: F/A-18 Hornet, AJS-37 Viggen, as well as the early-access release of IL2: Battle of Bodenplatte.  This week’s interview is once again with Heatblur, talking about the powerful weapon system users will be enjoying in the F-14 Tomcat!
 
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Time Stamps:
00:40 - Introduction
01:19 - Opening Discussion
11:20 - Dutt bought some new modules!
13:18 - Community A-4 First Impressions
16:30 - Hornet Updates
21:22 - Viggen Updates from Heatblur
23:54 - F-14 Tomcat livestream
25:39 - DCS VR Optimizations
26:50 - VR Touch control
31:57 - DCS WWII
32:44 - DCS Damage Model Update
33:32 - IL2 Battle of Bodenplatte
37:56 - Heatblur Weapons Systems Interview
1:34:22 - Final Thoughts
1:34:50 - Announcements
 
 
Link Dump:
CPDLC - https://bit.ly/2bWRz6N
ANGLL4 Arrival - https://bit.ly/2L1aOuN
Community A-4 Download - https://bit.ly/2EfSJJb
Hornet Mini-Updates - https://bit.ly/2E5RISS
F-14 Livestream Replay - https://youtu.be/awqmQT1jaSs
VR Tech - https://bit.ly/2Ox5apz
Smarter Every Day: https://youtu.be/OK2y4Z5IkZ0
DCS: Fw-190A-5 WIP Pictures - https://bit.ly/2EeZMBC
DCS Damage Model Update - https://bit.ly/2PnTuRb
IL2 Battle of Bodenplatte - https://bit.ly/2RE1ijV
DCS: F-14 by Heatblur Pre-Purchase - https://bit.ly/2EjGKdw
Virtual Festival of Aerobatic Teams - https://www.virtual-airshows.com/
Top Gun 2019 - https://bit.ly/2rqb3Xj
 

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