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  • FatSheep created new topic AAR for Buffing Up.

    1 hrs

    REAPER 4Good mission design, good briefing, overall good execution, however I couldn't fully enjoy it (which I'll get to). It might have been a good...

    one hour ago

  • Super User created new article Kiowa Newsletter and Syria 2.

    19 hrs

    DCS Newsletter July Something about the Kiowa Warrior! Polychop simulations is keeping us on the edge with some news about their future release, the OH-58D Kiowa. No...

    19 hours ago

  • FatSheep replied to the topic AAR for Black Hawk Down.

    July 3 at 4:09 pm

    My AAR for REAPER 4The briefing took 45 minutes and a lot of energy. The structure was confusing and there was a ton of superfluous information. It was an...

    Yesterday

  • Captain Rayo replied to the topic AAR for Black Hawk Down.

    July 3 at 3:54 pm

    SHADOW AAR suplemental Chalk SHADOW 1-2 Captain Rayo I subscribe all that have been said by LATEO in term of the mission story for SHADOW. I will add...

    Yesterday

  • ShadowOWWEOSA replied to the topic Hello.

    July 3 at 1:32 pm

    Yes, I'm glad! and I'm ready for a test flight. Tomorrow from 12: 00 to 23: 59 Moscow time-ready to wait for messages in Discord.

    Yesterday

  • Av8or liked a reply to the topic AAR for Black Hawk Down.

    July 3 at 12:10 pm

    Yesterday

  • Blackwolf replied to the topic AAR for Black Hawk Down.

    July 3 at 11:12 am

    I'll add some too, Good mission, comms are always an issue for me. But that's another story. One thing I liked in Reaper flight was when we got a call on...

    Yesterday

  • Dutch replied to the topic AAR for Black Hawk Down.

    July 3 at 8:41 am

    Reaper 1- Blackwolf Reaper 2- Dragonfly Reaper 3- Dutch Reaper 4- Fat Sheep Thanks to Memphis for his mission, we started of...

    Yesterday

  • miki replied to the topic AAR for Black Hawk Down.

    July 3 at 5:36 am

    I'll just add on what Memphis wrote. From the beginning I had problems with DCS freezing for a second or two, but since I was mostly trimmed it didn't pose a...

    Yesterday

  • LATEO replied to the topic AAR for Black Hawk Down.

    July 3 at 5:22 am

    AAR BLACK HAWK DOWN 02/2000Z/Jul/2020 SHADOW 1-1 LIMA – LATEO SHADOW 1-2 MIKE -Capt Rayo SHADOW 1-3 MIKE – Samuel SHASOW 1-4 LIMA -...

    Yesterday

  • Memphis291 replied to the topic AAR for Black Hawk Down.

    July 3 at 4:45 am

    AAR Black Hawk Down day: Thursday, July 2ndtime 1800z Rhino Flight Memphis Chalk 1 FlightLead Rhino 1-1Av8or Chalk 2 Check Nav Rhino 1-2

    Yesterday

  • Gizmo replied to the topic AAR for Black Hawk Down.

    July 3 at 4:26 am

    I believe the stream showed your crash.......nice combat trail position in formation as you went down the road chasing the cars.......shame you stacked it just before the...

    Yesterday

  • Av8or created new topic AAR for Black Hawk Down.

    July 3 at 3:46 am

    My first combat mission as a BSD pilot. I was assigned as Rhino 1-2 with Memphis as Rhino 1-1. From the time we took off till I crashed (100% my mistake), we were flying in...

    Yesterday

  • Flappie created new topic AAR for Black Hawk Down.

    July 2 at 7:26 pm

    BUFFALO 1 - Molevich BUFFALO 2 - Flappie We did well navigation wise, and quickly reached Hormuz island. We picked up troops as indicated in the briefing, then...

    2 days ago

  • Blackwolf replied to the topic Hello.

    July 2 at 5:51 pm

    I was going to totally call him OSA! Welcome friend. Glad to have you here. BaD already said what needs to be said. So if you're up for a flight, let me know when. I have seen...

    2 days ago

  • BaDCrC replied to the topic Hello.

    July 2 at 4:38 pm

    Hi Shadow. Thanks for joining BSD and for the intro. Shadow is actually the name of the OH platoon (Gazelle and hopefully soon OH58D), and we also have a shadow in our...

    2 days ago

  • ShadowOWWEOSA created new topic Hello.

    July 2 at 2:05 pm

    Hello. My name stands for Shadow - nickname, OWWE (English transcription) = ОВВЭ (Russian transcription) - which means Separate Virtual Helicopter Squadron, OSA (English...

    2 days ago

  • Blackwolf replied to the topic Help with Mods and Simple Radio .

    July 2 at 9:17 am

    Sure Smokey, I'll PM you on Discord.

    2 days ago

  • Blackwolf replied to the topic Welcome, SunDown!.

    July 2 at 8:58 am

    Awesome SunDown, get your neighbor into choppers too! :) Remember you can join EU training flights as well. If you see us online and you are free that early in the...

    2 days ago

  • SunDown replied to the topic Welcome, SunDown!.

    July 2 at 8:47 am

    Just checking in. I'm currently out of town for the forth. I want to try and schedule some training to get me mission certified for something, anything. Right now my next door...

    2 days ago

  • BaDCrC replied to the topic New Application for Maynard.

    July 1 at 9:19 pm

    Welcome Bro!

    3 days ago

  • Blackwolf replied to the topic New Application for Maynard.

    July 1 at 1:12 pm

    Welcome Brother! I'll give you the "Official" Post even though Lateo covered it. First thing first we will set up an introduction flight with you. It can be any time...

    3 days ago

  • Blackwolf replied to the topic New Application for Maynard.

    July 1 at 1:12 pm

    Welcome Brother! I'll give you the "Official" Post even though Lateo covered it. First thing first we will set up an introduction flight with you. It can be any time...

    3 days ago

  • LATEO replied to the topic New Application for Maynard.

    July 1 at 10:59 am

    Hello Maynard! Thanks for your introduction and thank you for your service, we have a number of active military on here,  a veterans community among the BSD. I hope you will...

    3 days ago

  • Brother Maynard created new topic New Application for Maynard.

    July 1 at 7:40 am

    Callsign: Maynard  ('Brother Maynard' only if you have the time and inclination) Age: 26 Connection type/speed: 24Mb/s (Allegedly) Timezone: +1 GMT...

    3 days ago

  • BaDCrC replied to the topic Welcome Blackhawk!.

    June 29 at 11:48 pm

    Welcome blackhawk! I hope you had a good time with crow for your intro flight! See you on line soon!

    4 days ago

  • Crow created new topic Welcome Blackhawk!.

    June 29 at 6:14 pm

    Welcome Blackhawk! I had a great first flight with you. Looking forward for more! You are now promoted to Private with trainee status.You now have...

    5 days ago

  • BaDCrC replied to the topic Help with Mods and Simple Radio .

    June 29 at 4:42 pm

    Hi Smokey! Give a try again on Discord. There will necessarily be someone to help you there.

    5 days ago

  • Blackwolf created new topic Alll pilots .

    June 28 at 7:41 pm

    https://blacksharkden.com/missions/missions-weekly-overview/multi-squadrons/business-as-ususal

    6 days ago

  • Smokey created new topic Help with Mods and Simple Radio .

    June 28 at 5:56 pm

    Is anyone available to guide me thru the installation of the Mods and Simple Radio? I'm not use to CPU stuff I usually take the simple way out (PS4). Thanks...

    6 days ago

  • hedgehog replied to the topic Welcome Hedgehog.

    June 28 at 5:39 pm

    Crow, Thanks so much for the introduction! I had a great time and look forward to flying together again! I did a fresh install of DCS, and have worked out many...

    6 days ago

  • Blackwolf created new topic Welcome Vulture 27!.

    June 28 at 1:59 pm

    Welcome Vulture 27! Had a great flight with you. You are assigned to the US/ UH platoon under Statua. Report to him for further training. You are now...

    6 days ago

  • BaDCrC replied to the topic New Application.

    June 28 at 1:43 am

    Hello BlackHawk! Thanks for your introduction. I hope you will enjoy this place and have a lot of flights and missions with us. Your next move is to join our Discord server...

    6 days ago

  • Blackhawk created new topic New Application.

    June 27 at 9:58 pm

    Callsign  -  Blackhawk Age - 60 years old Connection - Download 80 MBS  Upload 6 MBS Time Zone  - Eastern Standard Time.   North...

    one week ago

  • RePhil liked a reply to the topic OPERATION KHVAL "Tomorrow".

    June 27 at 2:07 pm

    one week ago

  • Statua replied to the topic OPERATION KHVAL "Tomorrow".

    June 27 at 1:43 pm

    OP SOMBER INTERVENTION - BATTLE ASSESSMENTJANUARY 7th 1981...

    one week ago

  • Blackwolf created new topic Welcome Black Hammer!.

    June 26 at 10:46 pm

    Welcome Black Hammer! It was great to get to fly with you tonight. You are now promoted to Private with trainee status.You now have access to The Pilots...

    2 weeks ago

  • Crow created new topic Welcome Hedgehog.

    June 26 at 5:33 pm

    Welcome Hedgehog!You are now promoted to Private with trainee status.You now have access to The Pilots mess and the BSD library.Our welcome guide is 

    2 weeks ago

  • Vulture 27 replied to the topic New Application.

    June 25 at 11:34 pm

    Disregard the request.  I was trying to login without the invite.  I am in now. Thanks

    2 weeks ago

  • Vulture 27 replied to the topic New Application.

    June 25 at 11:22 pm

    Is there anyway to send a friend request on discord for your discord page.  For some reason when i click on the Discord link, it keeps trying to set me up a new Discord page. ...

    2 weeks ago

  • BaDCrC replied to the topic New Application.

    June 25 at 7:44 pm

    Hello HedgeHog and Welcome! Thanks for your introduction! I do hope you are indeed widely available because a lot of missions and trainings are set evenings East Coast...

    2 weeks ago

  • hedgehog created new topic New Application.

    June 25 at 2:30 pm

    Callsign: HedgeHog Age: 51 Connection type/speed: broadband cable 400mbps...

    2 weeks ago

  • BaDCrC replied to the topic Welcome Acehole!.

    June 24 at 5:09 pm

    Welcome Acehole! Hope you had fun for your intro flight! See you soon online!

    2 weeks ago

  • BaDCrC replied to the topic New Application.

    June 24 at 4:54 pm

    Hello Vulture! Welcome! Wow. 4,000 hours in the Huey? I guess you can teach us a few things too! Thanks for this intro. The next step really is to jump on our...

    2 weeks ago

  • Fargo007 created new topic Welcome Acehole!.

    June 24 at 10:21 am

    Welcome Acehole!  Really good flight last night. It was good fun. You are now promoted to Private with trainee status. As per our conversation you will...

    2 weeks ago

  • Fargo007 replied to the topic Recruitment.

    June 24 at 10:14 am

    We caught Acehole last night and did an intro flight including Ten_Beers, TnT, Picure and I.   I'll do a separate AAR post.

    2 weeks ago

  • Vulture 27 created new topic New Application.

    June 23 at 11:58 pm

    Hello, Call sign - Vulture 27 Age - 55 years old Connection - Cable internet 200 mbs, normally pulling 70 fps maxed out. Time Zone - Eastern...

    2 weeks ago

  • RePhil replied to the topic Recruitment.

    June 23 at 10:00 pm

    Welcome to BSD  Acehole next step would be to set up an intro Flight nothing serious just a get to know you a bit and get a general Idea of how you fly. Also give you a...

    2 weeks ago

  • Acehole replied to the topic Recruitment.

    June 23 at 9:17 pm

    Call Sign Acehole Age 62 Internet connection DSL 12 MB/s download, 3 MB/s upload Central Time Zone  Chicago Very hit and miss during the...

    2 weeks ago

  • Tnt replied to the topic AAR for Operation Columbus, Rhino 1-4. 21st June 2020.

    June 22 at 2:26 pm

    Reaper 1-1 Tnt (Flight Lead)

    2 weeks ago

  • miki replied to the topic AAR for Operation Columbus, Rhino 1-4. 21st June 2020.

    June 21 at 4:26 pm

    Rhino 1-2 Most have already been said, so I won't repeat it all..... During troop loading one of the soldiers hit my helicopter and died right under my skids....

    2 weeks ago

  • Memphis291 replied to the topic AAR for Operation Columbus, Rhino 1-4. 21st June 2020.

    June 21 at 2:10 pm

    AAR Operation Columbus Multi Squad Saturday 20th June 2020 1900z Rhino Flight Rhino 1-1 - Memphis291 Flight Lead Chalk 1 Rhino 1-2 - miki Chalk 2

    2 weeks ago

  • Blackwolf replied to the topic Recruitment.

    June 21 at 9:52 am

    Welcome Black Hammer First thing first we will set up an introduction flight with you. It can be any time that you and an Unit trainer or Instructor pilot are...

    2 weeks ago

  • BlackHamer created new topic Recruitment.

    June 21 at 8:58 am

    Call sign: Black Hammer Age: 47 Type of Internet connection and speed:  Cable  50mbps Download & 5.1 Mbps Upload

    2 weeks ago

  • LATEO replied to the topic AAR for Operation Columbus, Rhino 1-4. 21st June 2020.

    June 21 at 7:17 am

    AAR_Operation COLUMBUS 19/1900Z/Jun/2020 SHADOW 1 MIKE -LATEO SHADOW 2 LIMA - RephilSHADOW 3 MIKE - Guinness (Didn't fly AOG)SHADOW 4 MIKE -...

    2 weeks ago

  • Flappie replied to the topic AAR for Operation Columbus, Rhino 1-4. 21st June 2020.

    June 21 at 5:34 am

    RHINO 1 - Memphis (UH-1) RHINO 2 - Crow (UH-1) RHINO 3 - Flappie (Mi-8) RHINO 4 - Molevich (Mi-8) As we have just joined the server, Mole...

    2 weeks ago

  • Flappie created new topic Operation Columbus - AAR.

    June 21 at 5:33 am

    RHINO 1 - Memphis (UH-1) RHINO 2 - Crow (UH-1) RHINO 3 - Flappie (Mi-8) RHINO 4 - Molevich (Mi-8) As we have just joined the server, Mole...

    2 weeks ago

  • Molevitch created new topic AAR for Operation Columbus, Rhino 1-4. 21st June 2020.

    June 21 at 5:25 am

    This was an amazing mission with some stunning action.  however, I nearly did not make it due to SRS messing up after it’s most recent update. Fortunately,...

    2 weeks ago

  • Snakepit1 replied to the topic Say hello and welcome to Smokey!.

    June 19 at 7:17 pm

    Hey welcome somkey 

    3 weeks ago

  • BaDCrC replied to the topic Please welcome Gizmokev to join EU OH Platoon.

    June 19 at 2:59 pm

    Welcome Gizmo! Happy readings! Hope you had a good time for your IF.

    3 weeks ago

  • Super User created new article Syria on short final.

    June 19 at 2:40 pm

    DCS Syria on short final? Ugra Media and ED recently announced the short final of this map DCS Syria, which actually will cover part of Israel, Lebanon, Turkey and...

    3 weeks ago

  • LATEO created new topic Please welcome Gizmokev to join EU OH Platoon.

    June 19 at 1:57 am

    Welcome Gizmokev!  Really great Introduction flight tonight. It was really good fun. You are now promoted to Private with trainee status.You now...

    3 weeks ago

  • BaDCrC created new topic Say hello and welcome to Smokey!.

    June 16 at 7:05 pm

    Welcome Smokey!  Really good flight tonight. It was good fun. You are now promoted to Private with trainee status.You now have access to The Pilots...

    3 weeks ago

  • Blackwolf replied to the topic RL3 Formation Practise AAR.

    June 16 at 7:05 pm

    Nice job Av8or, as you found out Chalk 2 really sets the tone for the formation. Leading is easy the 2 spot is the hard one. As I said on Appies post once you get the basics...

    3 weeks ago

  • Blackwolf replied to the topic Formation Training.

    June 16 at 6:40 pm

    Good write up Appie, or Nappie. :) One of the hardest things to learn is how not to over correct, get out of formation or hit another pilot while doing so. The overrun...

    3 weeks ago

  • Gizmo replied to the topic New Application from Gizmo.

    June 16 at 4:47 pm

    Easy mans.....that's not one I have heard of.....

    3 weeks ago

  • Gizmo replied to the topic New Application from Gizmo.

    June 16 at 4:47 pm

    Easy mans.....that's not one I have heard of.....

    3 weeks ago

  • LATEO replied to the topic New Application from Gizmo.

    June 16 at 1:45 pm

    Don't get me started as a Royal Marine Mountain Leader in Norway pointed out a mug of "Easy Mans!"

    3 weeks ago

  • Gizmo replied to the topic New Application from Gizmo.

    June 16 at 1:31 pm

    "Brew" as in brew up break to make a wet.....

    3 weeks ago

  • LATEO replied to the topic New Application from Gizmo.

    June 16 at 1:27 pm

    Brew! Don't you mean Wet! First question when I was welcomed to the crew room at 3 BAS, "hello Shippers wanna wet!"   A what! 

    3 weeks ago

  • Gizmo replied to the topic New Application from Gizmo.

    June 16 at 7:16 am

    LATEO wrote: Sandy Bottoms! Hahahahahaha......my god is like Gandhi's flipflop so that will suffice for now until...

    3 weeks ago

  • LATEO replied to the topic New Application from Gizmo.

    June 16 at 7:07 am

    Sandy Bottoms!

    3 weeks ago

  • LATEO liked a reply to the topic New Application from Gizmo.

    June 16 at 7:06 am

    3 weeks ago

  • tomeye liked the topic RL3 Formation Practise AAR.

    June 15 at 3:58 pm

    A great training flight was accomplished last night with our 2 instructors, miki and Memphis 291. The subject was to keep our formation with our Hueys, primarily as Chalk 2...

    3 weeks ago

  • BaDCrC replied to the topic New application for Duddy.

    June 15 at 3:40 pm

    Hi Duddy ! Welcome to BSD and thanks for your intro. I saw you are already on Discord and saw you were flying your intro flight, so it seems like. Hope you enjoyed it. Looking...

    3 weeks ago

  • Gizmo replied to the topic New Application from Gizmo.

    June 15 at 12:30 pm

    LATEO wrote: Ha Ha, My bad it has been a while since I was at YV 1989! LATEO I...

    3 weeks ago

  • Gizmo replied to the topic New Application from Gizmo.

    June 15 at 12:30 pm

    LATEO wrote: Ha Ha, My bad it has been a while since I was at YV 1989! LATEO I...

    3 weeks ago

  • Gizmo replied to the topic New Application from Gizmo.

    June 15 at 12:29 pm

    LATEO wrote: Ha Ha, My bad it has been a while since I was at YV 1989! LATEO I...

    3 weeks ago

  • Gizmo replied to the topic New Application from Gizmo.

    June 15 at 12:24 pm

    Hahahaha. We will try and refrain from military slang as best as possible when flying with others.......you could always get a copy of jackspeak and join in...

    3 weeks ago

  • RePhil replied to the topic New Application from Gizmo.

    June 15 at 10:17 am

    Welcome Gizmo from the other side of the pond. looking forward to flying with you but I think I will need an interpreter if you and Lateo are flying at the same time 

    3 weeks ago

  • RePhil replied to the topic New application for Duddy.

    June 15 at 10:09 am

    Welcome  Duddy looking forward to flying with you again. You have worked with Memphis before so you should be able to breeze thru the RL levels  and me mission ready rather...

    3 weeks ago

  • LATEO replied to the topic New Application from Gizmo.

    June 15 at 6:11 am

    Ha Ha, My bad it has been a while since I was at YV 1989 and as a Pongo throughout my career in the Joint HQ working with RN personnel with their Seaking variants of Junglies,...

    3 weeks ago

  • Gizmo replied to the topic New Application from Gizmo.

    June 14 at 4:50 pm

    Hi buddy.....not a bagger...pinger bud.....sat in a 40' hover waiting for it all to go wrong and going for a swim.....never flew with 3cbas but met a few when on holdover at...

    3 weeks ago

  • LATEO replied to the topic New Application from Gizmo.

    June 14 at 4:30 pm

    Welcome Gizmo,  Thanks for your great intro , I see you were a bagger I was at 3 CBAS!   Firstly we will try to set up an Introduction Flight (IF) with you and...

    3 weeks ago

  • Gizmo created new topic New Application from Gizmo.

    June 14 at 4:01 pm

    Hi guys Callsign: Gizmo Age: 47 Internet: Fibre BT Timezone: Zulu Availability: Depends on chores Flight...

    3 weeks ago

  • Duddy created new topic New application for Duddy.

    June 14 at 3:15 pm

    Hello -Callsign: Duddy -Age: 20 -Internet: WISP (Occasionally can be a bit unstable, but is fine most nights) 25mbs -Timezone:...

    3 weeks ago

  • Av8or created new topic RL3 Formation Practise AAR.

    June 14 at 11:33 am

    A great training flight was accomplished last night with our 2 instructors, miki and Memphis 291. The subject was to keep our formation with our Hueys, primarily as Chalk 2...

    3 weeks ago

  • Statua liked a reply to the topic Operation Somber Intervention - AAR.

    June 14 at 1:55 am

    3 weeks ago

  • Statua liked the topic Operation Somber Intervention - AAR.

    June 14 at 12:29 am

    OUTLAW 1 - Flappie OUTLAW 2  - Yeti OUTLAW 3 - Molevich It was my first experience as a flight leader. I hope I did well. Our Mi-8s...

    3 weeks ago

  • Statua liked a reply to the topic Operation Somber Intervention - AAR.

    June 14 at 12:29 am

    3 weeks ago

  • Appie created new topic Formation Training.

    June 13 at 6:00 pm

    Memphis did organize a formation training for RL3 pilots It started with a live Discord stream demonstration form the pilots point of view of how to maintain...

    3 weeks ago

  • Tnt replied to the topic Operation Somber Intervention - AAR.

    June 13 at 2:02 pm

    Reaper Flight

    3 weeks ago

  • Memphis291 created new topic welcome tomeye.

    June 13 at 5:06 am

    3 weeks ago

  • RePhil liked a reply to the topic Operation Somber Intervention - AAR.

    June 12 at 7:35 pm

    4 weeks ago

  • LATEO replied to the topic Operation Somber Intervention - AAR.

    June 12 at 6:26 pm

    AAR 11/1245Z/JUN/2020 +/∆ Operation SOMBER AIR MISSION COMMANDER

    4 weeks ago

  • Smokey replied to the topic New Application .

    June 12 at 4:13 pm

    It's been a while since online gaming away from PS4 stuff. I'm on discord, I think mic is hooked up correctly. Not sure where to go from there. Haven't done any multiplayer...

    4 weeks ago

  • Super User created new article test.

    June 12 at 2:44 pm

    {CONTENTPOLL ["id": 18]}

    4 weeks ago

  • YETI replied to the topic Operation Somber Intervention - AAR.

    June 12 at 1:29 pm

    OUTLAW 1-2 YETI Op SOBER INTERVENTION: A game of three halves. Brief felt more concise and pertinent with all the information required. First Half:...

    4 weeks ago

  • Samuel liked a reply to the topic Opeation Somber Intervention - AAR.

    June 12 at 8:05 am

    4 weeks ago

  • Dutch replied to the topic Opeation Somber Intervention - AAR.

    June 12 at 6:00 am

    Reaper 1- Dutch Reaper 2- Ten Beers Reaper 3- Snakepit Reaper 4- Tnt First of all i want to thank Statua for this mission. I think all...

    4 weeks ago

  • miki replied to the topic Opeation Somber Intervention - AAR.

    June 12 at 4:23 am

    Rhino 1- Pilgrim Rhino 2- miki Due to technical issues it was mostly a one man show. For the change. it wasn't me that had issues. We ran late...

    4 weeks ago

  • Captain Rayo replied to the topic Opeation Somber Intervention - AAR.

    June 12 at 3:28 am

    SHADOW 1 - BAD CRC SHADOW 2 - REPHIL SHADOW 3 - CAPT RAYO It was 5 days ago a no practice flight in the middle that I went into this mission...

    4 weeks ago

  • RePhil replied to the topic Opeation Somber Intervention - AAR.

    June 11 at 10:01 pm

    SHADOW 1 - BAD CRC SHADOW 2 - REPHIL SHADOW 3 - CAPT RAYO All started good after start up notice my controls were wrong need to  close DCS and restart...

    4 weeks ago

  • BaDCrC replied to the topic Opeation Somber Intervention - AAR.

    June 11 at 8:04 pm

    SHADOW 1 - BAD CRC SHADOW 2 - REPHIL SHADOW 3 - CAPT RAYO Took off 5 minutes late due to usual technical issues + 1 chalk forgot to reload. So we ended...

    4 weeks ago

  • Flappie created new topic Opeation Somber Intervention - AAR.

    June 11 at 7:09 pm

    OUTLAW 1 - Flappie OUTLAW 2  - Yeti OUTLAW 3 - Molevich It was my first experience as a flight leader. I hope I did well. Our Mi-8s...

    4 weeks ago

  • Smokey replied to the topic New Application .

    June 11 at 6:57 pm

    4:00 EST works for me. I will be on then. Looking forward to it.  Smokey

    4 weeks ago

  • Blackwolf replied to the topic New Application .

    June 11 at 5:16 pm

    I can be around Friday say 4pm Est or so.

    4 weeks ago

  • Smokey replied to the topic New Application .

    June 11 at 8:09 am

    Okay! It finally rained here so I've got some days off. If it isn't too short of notice I'm available this Friday anytime after 1pm central until late night for a TF. Still...

    4 weeks ago

  • SunDown replied to the topic Welcome, SunDown!.

    June 9 at 7:22 pm

    Roger that. Thank you for all your support!

    4 weeks ago

  • BaDCrC replied to the topic Welcome, SunDown!.

    June 9 at 4:17 pm

    Welcome Sundown! You are all setup and good to go as a Trainee/Private/RL3. Have a quick look at the welcome guide first to get you started, then have your BSD Mods and SRS...

    4 weeks ago

  • Memphis291 created new topic Welcome Av8or.

    June 9 at 1:24 pm

    Welcome! You are now promoted to Private with trainee status.You now have access to The Pilots mess and the BSD library.Our welcome guide is 

    4 weeks ago

  • Av8or created new topic New application for Av8or.

    June 9 at 10:37 am

    Av8or call sign: Av8or age: 34 connection and speed: VDSL 50MBits/sec timezone: UTC...

    4 weeks ago

  • RePhil replied to the topic AAR Mission Apache Mistake, June 7th 2020 1900z.

    June 9 at 12:16 am

    AAR Apache Mistake Shadow What can I say was a good mission thanks Slowmo Lead Shadow(the pilot) 2 Squirrel  3 RePhil 4...

    4 weeks ago

  • Reb created new topic Welcome, SunDown!.

    June 8 at 11:23 pm

    ...

    4 weeks ago

  • BaDCrC replied to the topic New application for tomeye.

    June 8 at 6:15 pm

    Hello Tomeye. Welcome to BSD! Thanks for your presentation. I don't know if you already joined our Discord server but that will be the next step so you can give an...

    4 weeks ago

  • tomeye created new topic New application for tomeye.

    June 8 at 4:32 pm

    tomeye call sign: tomeye age: 45 connection and speed: high speed cable (100mbs) timezone: UTC...

    4 weeks ago

  • Flappie replied to the topic AAR Mission Apache Mistake, June 7th 2020 1900z.

    June 8 at 8:22 am

    Reaper 1 - Blackwolf Reaper 2 - Flappie Reaper 3 - TenBeers I joined REAPER at the last moment because there were only two chalks. I was a bit worried...

    4 weeks ago

  • miki replied to the topic AAR Mission Apache Mistake, June 7th 2020 1900z.

    June 8 at 5:57 am

    Savior 1-3 Mission went south for me even before start. I messed up with my time calculations and came in 45 minutes late. Missed the briefing altogether....

    4 weeks ago

  • Appie replied to the topic AAR Mission Apache Mistake, June 7th 2020 1900z.

    June 7 at 8:51 pm

    Regarding the “Apache mistakes” mission. I as an RL3 trainee liked it a lot en enjoyed it.Although it was mentioned that it could be too difficult for RL3 pilot the UH-1...

    4 weeks ago

  • Memphis291 created new topic AAR Mission Apache Mistake, June 7th 2020 1900z.

    June 7 at 8:39 pm

    AAR Mission Apache Mistake, June 7th 2020 1900z SAVIOR 1-1 Flight Lead MemphisSAVIOR 1-2 DiosoSAVIOR 1-3 mikiSAVIOR 1-4 Appie The mission...

    4 weeks ago

  • BaDCrC replied to the topic Welcome Dioso(DK).

    June 7 at 3:23 pm

    Welcome Dioso! Happy readings and see you online soon!

    4 weeks ago

  • Memphis291 created new topic Welcome Dioso(DK).

    June 7 at 7:22 am

    Welcome! You are now promoted to Private with trainee status.You now have access to The Pilots mess and the BSD library.Our welcome guide is 

    4 weeks ago

  • Blackwolf replied to the topic New Application .

    June 7 at 1:01 am

    Anytime time Smokey, just say when and we can get you going. Glad to have you on board!

    4 weeks ago

  • RePhil replied to the topic RL2 Training - AAR.

    June 7 at 12:17 am

    That was one heck of an AAR Squirrel. It was nice working with you.  Next step is getting in to some missions. Its all about having a good time.  So remember all you need do...

    4 weeks ago

  • Snakepit1 replied to the topic New Application .

    June 6 at 4:55 pm

    No stress Smokey  We also have crazy wild fires here in Ireland at the minute. It's normal called the emerald island but this year every thing is dry and...

    4 weeks ago

  • Dioso created new topic Mr. Jan Nielsen.

    June 6 at 1:10 pm

    Hi. I am male 50 year of age. Like to fly helicopters inside DCS, where my most advanced model is Huey. Like to get in deeper and fly mission and sure could need some...

    4 weeks ago

  • Blackwolf replied to the topic RL3 Training - AAR.

    June 6 at 12:56 pm

    That is a great write up and things I like to hear. We do strive to do it right. Help out where we can. As you have seen you can learn from not just your IP but from others as...

    4 weeks ago

  • Blackwolf created new topic Welcome whale!.

    June 6 at 12:24 pm

    Welcome! You are now promoted to Private with trainee status.You now have access to The Pilots mess and the BSD library.Our welcome guide is 

    4 weeks ago

  • Flappie replied to the topic Time On Target navigation training 1 AAR.

    June 6 at 4:10 am

    Thank you guys. I plan to mod the ingame kneeboard to completely replace it. This is one of my many projects. So... Two weeks™. ;)

    4 weeks ago

  • Appie replied to the topic RL3 Training - AAR.

    June 6 at 3:33 am

    I as a UH RL3 trying to get rated to RL2 must say that ypure repport is spot on. I agree totaly that the way the IP and UT act and comunicate trainees is the most...

    4 weeks ago

  • Smokey replied to the topic New Application .

    June 5 at 10:02 pm

    Sounds like a plan. Fire activity has been high and hours have been long lately. Things should be calming down in the next couple of days. I'll schedule an IF flight as soon...

    5 weeks ago

  • Squirrel created new topic RL3 Training - AAR.

    June 5 at 7:34 pm

    Hi everyone, This AAR covers multiple training sessions for my path to finishing the RL3 tasks. We had a little debrief after each session in discord, so this will be...

    5 weeks ago

  • Blackwolf replied to the topic New Application for Whale.

    June 5 at 2:59 pm

    Welcome Whale! I know I talked to you on Discord about this but here is the official post. :)  First thing first we will set up an introduction flight...

    5 weeks ago

  • Dragonfly replied to the topic Time On Target navigation training 1 AAR.

    June 5 at 8:45 am

    Time On Target - Navigation Training I totally agree with what was said here allready. This training mission was well prepared and...

    5 weeks ago

  • Whale created new topic New Application for Whale.

    June 5 at 7:25 am

    Callsign: Whale Age: 19 Connection type/speed: FIOS/35mbps Timezone: UTC...

    5 weeks ago

  • Memphis291 replied to the topic Time On Target navigation training 1 AAR.

    June 5 at 3:29 am

    Alternate Training as a replacement for an actually planned Mission. Time on Target and Navigation practice. This Training turned out that I finally found an...

    5 weeks ago

  • Molevitch replied to the topic Time On Target navigation training 1 AAR.

    June 5 at 3:27 am

    Crow has a very good style of training. Calm, kind and comprehensible, he explains the technique required and the Methodist to achieve it. He also admits that a task might not...

    5 weeks ago

  • miki replied to the topic Time On Target navigation training 1 AAR.

    June 4 at 6:39 pm

    Basically what Flappie said...... It was just a right mix of skill, duration and fun to be an awesome mission. Crow did an excellent job briefing us about...

    5 weeks ago

  • Flappie created new topic Time On Target navigation training 1 AAR.

    June 4 at 6:12 pm

    Flappie, in a Huey So, Crow gently put up a nav training mission as a backup for a canceled attack training mission. Odds were against him: how could we possibly be as...

    5 weeks ago

  • Snakepit1 replied to the topic New Application .

    June 1 at 4:36 pm

    Welcome Smokey, Thanks for your application, I think you have summed up the Blackshark Den perfectly in that one sentence. "It seems a perfect blend of...

    5 weeks ago

  • Smokey created new topic New Application .

    June 1 at 2:04 pm

    Greetings! Callsign: Smokey Age: 40 Internet connection: 1...

    5 weeks ago

  • Molevitch replied to the topic Take out The Tanks.

    May 31 at 4:52 am

    AAR Take Out The Tanks! i was responsible for the briefing for the mission which was a first for me! I hope I was coherent and comprehensible and that the tasking made...

    5 weeks ago

  • Super User created new article Skins 2020.

    May 30 at 6:45 pm

    New set of BSD skins Memphis and Tnt recently created a set of really cool skins bearing the latest platoons patches. They are available now to download on the...

    5 weeks ago

  • LATEO replied to the topic Take out The Tanks.

    May 29 at 10:27 am

    AAR 29/2000z/May/2020 SHADOW 1-RePhil SHADOW 1-Drummer SHADOW 2-LATEO So I took off and made my way down the valley and passed through a number...

    6 weeks ago

  • Jigari replied to the topic New application .

    May 29 at 6:05 am

    Thankyou very much for your reply and I completely reply thank you for your kind reply. Jigari

    6 weeks ago

  • miki replied to the topic Take out The Tanks.

    May 29 at 4:14 am

    Mole. if this post is not appropriate, please delete it..... Due to IRL obligations I wasn't able to fly and came to spectate at the very end. Like I said on...

    6 weeks ago

  • Pilgrim replied to the topic Take out The Tanks.

    May 28 at 11:49 pm

    Rhino 1 - Pilgrim Rhino 2 - Meercat The 2 hueys in Rhino flight departed before Buffalo flight with FOB crates and Anti tank troops on board. We left...

    6 weeks ago

  • Tnt replied to the topic Take out The Tanks.

    May 28 at 11:06 pm

    Reaper 1 - Blackwolf Reaper 2 - Snakepit Reaper 3 - Tnt Mission: Reaper flight took off...

    6 weeks ago

  • Flappie replied to the topic Take out The Tanks.

    May 28 at 6:07 pm

    Buffalo 1 Crow Buffalo 2 Dragonfly Buffalo 3 Flappie Our flight was doing very well. We were pretty high on our arrival at FOB site, so we had to turn...

    6 weeks ago

  • RePhil created new topic Take out The Tanks.

    May 28 at 5:36 pm

    Shadow 1 Lateo Shadow 2 Drummer Shadow 3 RePhil The weather was a challenge we were tasked to observe the AO and go with the 50's to be a stopping...

    6 weeks ago

  • BaDCrC replied to the topic New application .

    May 28 at 4:28 pm

    Hello Hugo. Well. You check out pretty much everything but I am afraid you are just short of the 18 years old we are asking to join BSD. I know this is super...

    6 weeks ago

  • Jigari created new topic New application .

    May 28 at 5:53 am

    Hello my name is Hugo callsign Jigari and this is my application for Thr Black Shark's Den, Firstly,  My callsign is Jigari as mentioned...

    6 weeks ago

  • SunDown replied to the topic Sundown BSD Application.

    May 27 at 11:24 pm

    Just wanted to update and keep the CoC in the loop. HOTAS scheduled delivery on Friday. I'll be out of town then on family vaca returning on 6/3. Will schedule a flight with...

    6 weeks ago

  • BaDCrC replied to the topic Welcome Squirrel!.

    May 26 at 1:25 pm

    Welcome Squirrel! Hope to see you online soon!

    6 weeks ago

  • Blackwolf created new topic Welcome Squirrel!.

    May 26 at 9:54 am

    Welcome Squirrel!You are now promoted to Private with trainee status.You now have access to The Pilots mess and the BSD library.Our welcome guide is 

    6 weeks ago

  • Blackwolf created new topic Welcome Squirrel!.

    May 26 at 9:54 am

    Welcome Squirrel!You are now promoted to Private with trainee status.You now have access to The Pilots mess and the BSD library.Our welcome guide is 

    6 weeks ago

  • DrummerNL replied to the topic New Application.

    May 23 at 7:32 pm

    Hey there and welcome. Always nice to see a fellow Dutchman, especially one interested in flying the Gazelle and Kiowa! 

    one month ago

  • Squirrel replied to the topic New Application.

    May 23 at 4:58 pm

    Hehe, it should hopefully clean up comms just a bit yeah! And thanks, the IF is tomorrow, looking forward to it! :D

    one month ago

  • BaDCrC replied to the topic New Application.

    May 23 at 4:35 pm

    Welcome Squirrel! Yes, this callsign will be much easier to use! Thanks for the intro and I hope to see you soon online.

    one month ago

  • LATEO replied to the topic New Application.

    May 22 at 6:29 am

    Welcome Squirrel, First thing first we will set up an Introduction Flight (IF) with you. It can be any time that you and a Unit trainer or Instructor pilot...

    one month ago

  • Squirrel created new topic New Application.

    May 22 at 4:58 am

    Hi BSD, I'm from The Netherlands, been playing DCS every now and then. Dayjob is in cybersecurity and I tend to be a bit shy, takes a little...

    one month ago

  • BaDCrC replied to the topic Sundown BSD Application.

    May 20 at 11:52 am

    That was quick. Lol. Hi Sundown. Thanks for joining. I saw you are also on our Discord server already. Give us a shout there when you are available so we can have your intro...

    one month ago

  • SunDown created new topic Sundown BSD Application.

    May 20 at 11:41 am

    call sign: Sundown

    one month ago

  • Flappie liked a reply to the topic Opeation New Dawn - AAR.

    May 19 at 2:36 pm

    one month ago

  • Statua replied to the topic Opeation New Dawn - AAR.

    May 19 at 1:00 pm

    Thanks everyone for your contributions. Lots of notes taken and changes planned for Mission 2 thanks to all of you! I noticed one thing that...

    one month ago

  • MeerCaT replied to the topic Opeation New Dawn - AAR.

    May 18 at 6:08 pm

    After reading through these substantial contributions I was not feeling the need to put in my one of my own.I'm of the old-school up-bringing whereby if you've got...

    one month ago

  • Molevitch replied to the topic Opeation New Dawn - AAR.

    May 18 at 9:41 am

    AAR New Dawn. Outlaw flight, Crow 1-1, Flappie 1-2, Mole 1-3, Yeti 1-4.First off, I will say what a great and ambitious mission by Statua, with...

    one month ago

  • Crow created new topic Operation New Dawn - AAR.

    May 18 at 7:18 am

    Outlaw flight started the mission with some technical problems and connection issues. When these were sorted out, we continued working our way through the CTLD menus. When our...

    one month ago

  • Memphis291 replied to the topic Opeation New Dawn - AAR.

    May 17 at 4:13 pm

    AAR Operation New Dawn Friday May 15th RHINO Flight RHINO 1 MemphisRHINO 2 StatuaRHINO 3 SlowmoverRHINO 4 Dims Long and...

    one month ago

  • Flabs replied to the topic Opeation New Dawn - AAR.

    May 17 at 3:23 pm

    BUFFALO 1-1: FLABS BUFFALO 1-2: MEERCAT BUFFALO 1-3: GUINNESS BUFFALO 1-4:...

    one month ago

  • BaDCrC replied to the topic Opeation New Dawn - AAR.

    May 17 at 1:41 pm

    Not a lot to add to what has already been said. My feeling was that the mission turned out pretty well and was overall a success. I personally enjoyed it a lot. For...

    one month ago

  • BaDCrC replied to the topic New application Appie.

    May 17 at 12:53 pm

    Great Intro Appie. Welcome to BSD!

    one month ago

  • YETI replied to the topic Opeation New Dawn - AAR.

    May 17 at 7:33 am

    Outlaw 1-3 (YETI) I feel the main brief was a little long and could perhaps have been shortened by breaking into a individual role briefs after a short...

    one month ago

  • Statua replied to the topic OPERATION KHVAL "Tomorrow".

    May 17 at 7:11 am

    I'd like to mention this. The Intel collected was moderately low. This is okay. The focus was put on getting control of the city in a way that would win the hearts and minds...

    one month ago

  • Statua replied to the topic OPERATION KHVAL "Tomorrow".

    May 17 at 6:59 am

    ENEMY ALERTED OF ASSAULT AT 08:49

    one month ago

  • Statua created new topic OPERATION KHVAL "Tomorrow".

    May 17 at 6:53 am

    OPERATION KHVAL "Tomorrow"

    one month ago

  • Dims replied to the topic Opeation New Dawn - AAR.

    May 17 at 4:43 am

    For me that was a great mission. It had multiple stages, many pilots, needed much of coordination. Unfortunatelly Dcs gave us hell with disconnections and crashes and spoiled...

    one month ago

  • RePhil replied to the topic Opeation New Dawn - AAR.

    May 16 at 8:46 pm

    From my side of the monitor. First it was a well developed story line by Statua . who but in a lot of work Its started well with brief then down hill from there. I...

    one month ago

  • Guinness replied to the topic New application Appie.

    May 16 at 6:03 pm

    Welcome to BSD Appie,       Looking forward to flying with you. Our hours are a bit separated, but I will try and make sure I can get on and get your IF flight knocked...

    one month ago

  • Guinness replied to the topic Opeation New Dawn - AAR.

    May 16 at 5:15 pm

    As far as mission goes, there was a lot going on. From RL experience. We (lift) don't brief with the attack or observer guys... They would be in a whole separate briefing. The...

    one month ago

  • Blackwolf replied to the topic New application Appie.

    May 16 at 1:34 pm

    Welcome Appie! First thing first we will set up an introduction flight with you. It can be any time that you and an Unit trainer or Instructor pilot are...

    one month ago

  • Tnt replied to the topic Opeation New Dawn - AAR.

    May 16 at 12:41 pm

    Reaper 1-2

    one month ago

  • Appie added the topic to his favorites: New application Appie.

    May 16 at 7:05 am

    My application Hello  My name is Albert (Appie) van der Heide. I am a Dutchman from Amsterdam the Netherlands. I fly simulators for years...

    one month ago

  • Appie created new topic New application Appie.

    May 16 at 6:49 am

    My application Hello  My name is Albert (Appie) van der Heide. I am a Dutchman from Amsterdam the Netherlands. I fly simulators for years...

    one month ago

  • LATEO replied to the topic Opeation New Dawn - AAR.

    May 16 at 5:40 am

    Operation NEW DAWN 15/1900Z/May/2020 SUNRAY(AMC) – LATEO ALPHASHADOW 1 - BaD CrC REAPER 2-TnTREAPER 3-Dutch BRAVOREAPER 1- Ten...

    one month ago

  • Flappie created new topic Opeation New Dawn - AAR.

    May 15 at 7:41 pm

    OUTLAW Chalk 1: Crow Chalk 2: Flappie Chalk 3: Yeti Chalk 4: Molevich After we started our Mi-8s, we had some trouble picking up the...

    one month ago

  • Blackwolf replied to the topic Welcome Samuel.

    May 14 at 6:17 pm

    Welcome Samuel! I'm Blackwolf or BK for short. The CO of the EU crew. I know you're in good hands with our IP's and UT's. You start out as a trainee while we...

    one month ago

  • RePhil created new topic Welcome Samuel.

    May 13 at 1:19 pm

    ...

    one month ago

  • RePhil replied to the topic New application.

    May 13 at 12:53 am

    Hi Baron I am RePhil US OH platoon lead and Unit Trainer. Lateo is the OH I.P. Read your post and ready to get you started we will do a quick intro flight on Friday as we...

    one month ago

  • BaDCrC replied to the topic New application.

    May 12 at 2:05 pm

    Hi Baron. I merged your two posts here. Thanks for re posting. Please make sure your name on the website and on discord are identical. People will know you as Baron,...

    one month ago

  • Baron created new topic Application from Samuel.

    May 11 at 5:02 pm

    call sign: Samuel age (must be over 18 years old):23 type of internet connection and speed: 50mb/s timezone: GMT (UK Time...

    one month ago

  • Baron replied to the topic New application.

    May 11 at 4:53 pm

    Yes I am JoaoSamuel, sorry about the post.... I will do a new one ;)

    one month ago

  • LATEO replied to the topic New application.

    May 11 at 4:35 pm

    Hi Baron, I lead the Observation Helicopter Platoon one of three platoons which we have, dependent on the aircraft you wish to fly, which currently includes Gazelle, Kiowa...

    one month ago

  • Memphis291 replied to the topic New application.

    May 11 at 1:00 am

    Hallo Baron, welcome to BSD. Please read this post and adjust your...

    one month ago

  • Baron created new topic New application.

    May 10 at 8:54 pm

    Hello rotor friends, I am Samuel also know as Baron, I'm from Portugal and started DCS around a month ago and absolutely love helis, especially the Gazelle. I...

    one month ago

  • Baron created new topic New application.

    May 10 at 8:54 pm

    Hello rotor friends, I am Samuel also know as Baron, I'm from Portugal and started DCS around a month ago and absolutely love helis, especially the Gazelle. I...

    one month ago

  • Flappie liked a reply to the topic BSD Exercise - Stronghold Assault - AAR.

    May 10 at 3:59 pm

    one month ago

  • Statua replied to the topic BSD Exercise - Stronghold Assault - AAR.

    May 10 at 1:52 pm

    Awesome reports guys. Love the feedback. Here's my views from mission design and AMC.  To start, this mission was designed as an exercise, solely to put things we've...

    one month ago

  • Giourk replied to the topic Welcome Giourk!.

    May 9 at 5:29 pm

    Hello and thank you all for your help. The intro flight was excellent. 

    one month ago

  • Giourk said thank you to BaD CrC for his/her reply to the topic Welcome Giourk!.

    May 9 at 5:23 pm

    Welcome Giourk! Hope you liked your intro flight! Hope to see you soon online!

    one month ago