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!

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
 
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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!
 
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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
 
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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
 
 
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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
 

13 November 2018 - Episode 03: On the podcast today, the guys discuss the latest news and changes to DCS World and IL-2. We discuss changes to the F-18 as well as future modules and changes from Razbam. We sit down for EXCLUSIVE interview with Heatblur and ask Swither, GrayWolf, 104th_Iron Mike and Akondonnell about some of the exciting upcoming features to the highly-anticipated F-14 Tomcat module!

 
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Time Stamps:
00:45 - Introduction
12:17 - Air to Air Missile Development 
19:10 - AIM9X vs SU-22
20:20 - Hornet Changes (JHCMS, LASER MAVS)
29:45 - RAZBAM Changes 
38:50 - IL-2 
44:20 - Community News
46:00 - Jabbers Dogfight Series
47:13 - Heatblur Tomcat Interview
 
 
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Red Flag Mig-21 vs. F-5 sign up: https://forums.eagle.ru/showthread.php?t=223701
Red Flag Mig-15 vs. F-86 sign up: https://forums.eagle.ru/showthread.php?t=223699
 
 

23 October 2018 - Episode 02: On the podcast today, the guys discuss the latest news and changes to DCS World, including the new MiG-29 professional flight model, work in progress details of the upcoming improvements to the overall damage model, and we had an EXCLUSIVE interview with Merker and Plusnine, two of the devs behind the highly-anticipated Community A-4E mod!  

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Time Stamps:
00:30 - Introduction
07:55 - Fighter Pilot Podcast with Wags
18:32 - Updates to DCS (MIG-29 PFM)
24:30 - AIM-9L/M Missile Flight Model Update
30:05 - Key Binding Issues
32:50 - F-18 Updates
37:45 - Wags F-18 Mini Update
41:50 - P51/FW190 Updates including Weapon Damage Updates
44:30 - Combat Flite
47:17 - Razbam Updates (F15E/Harrier/Falklands Map)
57:15 - Deka JF-17 Updates
62:00 - Christen Eagle II
65:30 - MIG 21 News
68:30 - Corsair Updates
71:38 - SATAL News
74:00 - A-4 Community Mod Team Interview
 
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Check Out the guys over at the The Fighter Pilot Podcast: https://bit.ly/2AogcVi
Latest DCS World Open Beta Changelog: https://bit.ly/2PRmlyn
Latest DCS World Weekend News: https://bit.ly/2AoA5LR
Get the MiG-29 Here: https://bit.ly/2EA6MtQ
Hornet Mini-Updates: https://bit.ly/2q6tDTL
Combat Flite Planning Tool: https://bit.ly/2OFzIVY
Intrepid Gamer’s Hornet Sound Mod: https://bit.ly/2JbWG0Z
RAZBAM Facebook Page: https://bit.ly/2D02RVv
RAZBAM Falklands Map In-Game Video: https://youtu.be/uuV8v7u8aFE
Deka Ironworks Facebook: https://bit.ly/2AohrUp
Leatherneck Sims October Update: https://bit.ly/2CZGrno
Splash One Gaming’s SATAL: https://bit.ly/2ScWjYf
 
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09 OCTOBER 2018 - EPISODE 1: Welcome to the inaugural Alert 5 Podcast! In today’s episode, Tricker, Sport, and Dut introduce ourselves to the community and talk about the latest DCS changelog, upcoming DCS news, an interview with our friend Sawmurai who worked on F-14's during Desert Storm, and of course, the reveal of Heatblur’s F-14 Tomcat!

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Hornet and PG Map Discount: https://bit.ly/2PpclMP
Latest DCS OpenBeta Changelog: https://bit.ly/2C5cp0g
Latest DCS World Newsletter: https://bit.ly/2C4xZ4Z
DCS: F/A-18 Hornet JHMCS Initial Test Video: https://youtu.be/gOLKcZWSuQI
RAZBAM September Update Video: https://youtu.be/OFqvoot8ULQ
Heatblur Reveal Trailer: https://youtu.be/fID1sE2xfwU
Heatblur DCS: F-14 Tomcat Pre-Order: https://bit.ly/2NzjOXQ

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