Screen_160330_000242Eagle Dynamics published an Open Beta patch today. It is live for Openbeta and should be available to regular user nearly next week. As a reminder, you can switch between version following the instructions available on this page.

DCS World 1.5.3 Open Beta update (version

  • Automatic guns accuracy corrected
  • EN, RU, ES localization updated


DCS: Hawk 1.5.3 Release Patch Notes

  • EFM fully integrated.
  • Set wheel brake left and right in Axis options – Nose wheel steering has been removed.
  • Toe brakes and rudder pedals animated.
  • Parking brake added.
  • Keyboard control inputs working – throttle, pitch, roll and yaw.
  • Oxygen hypoxia effect tweaked.
  • Anti-skid function added – default operation is off until entering runway.
  • Pitot heat function updated.
  • Standby (emergency) brake and flaps functions added.
  • Visual buffeting added for stall and over-speed.
  • Low level high speed ground effect added (wind must be set in mission) EFM damage model implemented; when aircraft section destroyed, EFM is affected.
  • Auto-start sequence (Left Win+Home) updated to remove rotation light.
  • Auto-stop sequence (Left Win+End) updated.
  • Auto-start/stop sequence added to joystick assignments (under cheat section).
  • Updated cockpit textures High/Medium/Low. Set your preferred level in Options, Special, Hawk tab. Medium as default.
  • Textures set to medium by default instead of high.
  • UHF AM Radio functional; Ground crew and VHF AM for ATC, Wingmen, AWACS, Etc.
  • New cockpit sounds.
  • New engine sounds.
  • Additional bugs no doubt introduced.
  • Aim-9M LAU-7 pylon added. Mission designers need to update their missions for this change.
  • Sidewinder tone for seek and lock now working.
  • Aden gun pod added, UPK removed. Mission designers need to update their missions for this change.
  • Single and Quickstart Missions updated for Aden.
  • Gun switch “on” will now open the gun switch cover on the joystick.
  • Weapons panel hot or missile panel hot will open fire button cover on joystick.
  • Air start option – Weapons now armed.
  • F2 view; flaps and RPM indicator now working.
  • Kneeboard joystick assignment for mark position and page changes fixed.
  • Detached Det cord showing inside of canopy now removed.
  • Training Start-up mission updated for EFM functions.
  • Safety pins removed by default.
  • Backlighting on main panel altered.
  • Engine Start/Re-light button clickable added to throttle model in-sim (click to start GTS).
  • Updated click spots to move with throttle movement.
  • Various texture label updates in cockpit.
  • Fix crash to desktop or falling out of the sky issues from 1.5.3 OpenBeta and 2.0.2 OpenAlpha.
  • GTS start joystick and keyboard assignment fixed.
  • Toe brake assignments to keyboard controller fixed.
  • Radio crash to desktop fixed.
  • Engine and cockpit sounds have been tweaked.
  • Anti-skid on by default with warm start.
  • VHF AM radios – stock missions updated for radios.


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