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F-4E Phantom II

 

We are delighted to announce that the DCS: F-4E Phantom II by Heatblur Simulations is available for download! This highly anticipated module introduces one of the most iconic fighters of the 20th century to DCS that provides a thrilling and highly-realistic experience across a variety of missions and terrains. Please see the launch Trailer.

Heatblur Simulations has added several novel features to the F-4E such as depth of sub-system modeling, an in-cockpit manual, the ability to write on the canopy, new weapons, and much more! This module adheres to the highest standards of virtual reality, and is the most authentic simulation of the “Lead Sled” ever made for the PC.

Please make sure to update your DCS to the latest version so that you too can enjoy the Phantom! The latest version also includes long-awaited F-5E Tiger II fixes, a brand new F/A-18C Green Line Campaign, new F-16C Viper and AH-64D features and more. Enjoy!

Thank you for your passion and support.

 
 

F-4E Phantom II

Out Now in Early Access

F-4E Phantom II

The F-4E, first flew on the 30th of June, 1967, and entered service in 1968. It became the most numerous version built with 1,397 examples manufactured. The “E” is distinguishable from other variants by its internal centerline 20mm M61A1 Vulcan cannon, with 640 rounds. 

In addition to the internal cannon, the F-4E includes an impressive variety of air-to-air and air-to-ground weaponry. In air-to-air combat, the F-4E can employ both radar-guided AIM-7 Sparrow and infrared-guided AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles. The F-4E is a very powerful fighter that, in the right hands, can be a potent dogfight adversary. In the air-to-ground role, the F-4E offers a wide array of unguided bombs, rockets, and guided munitions like the AGM-65 Maverick, AGM-62 Walleye, and radar-seeker AGM-45 Shrike.

Heatblur created a deep-simulation of the F-4E radar and Pave Spike targeting pod that accurately mimics the operation, strengths, and weaknesses of these systems.

Leveraging the “Jester” AI system, Heatblur has expanded and improved upon this system to provide unique and intuitive means to work with your AI Weapon System Officer in the back seat.  Whether you're engaging in historical missions, testing your skills in dogfights, or simply enjoying the power of the beast, the F-4E delivers an amazing level of detail.

Steam Special Launch Promotion

For a limited time period of 7 days, you can take advantage of a special -20% discount on your purchase of the F-4E Phantom II as a thank you to our dedicated community for your unwavering support and patience.

 

DCS Update

Development Progress

F-4E Phantom II

The latest update for DCS included several enhancements and bug fixes. Notably, improvements have been made to the environment visual effects like updated propeller and jet wash effects. Other additions include new pilot models and animations for the F-16C and F/A-18C, new Fire Control Radar functions for the AH-64D, new weapon fuse configuration options for many western aircraft, integration of the Massun Asset Pack, and more. Additionally, communication bugs post-takeoff in the ATC system and in multiplayer data link scenarios causing FPS drops have been addressed. For the detailed list of all changes, please read the full changelog.

Thank you for your continued support. We are excited to receive your feedback on the F-4E Phantom II and look forward to your reviews!

Thank you again for your passion and support

 

(Content from Eagle Dynamics)

 

 

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