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  • miki replied to the topic EU Fight and Flight #4 AAR.

    2 hrs

    miki- Outlaw 2-1 I was assigned to fly as a gunship, to cover civilian evacuation efforts in Belorechensk. My wingman suffered from DCS problems, so I flew as one ship...

    2 hours ago

  • miki replied to the topic Application - Vortex.

    3 hrs

    Velcome to BSD Vortex. You came to the right place to leanr heli tactics. Your next move is to get on our Discord and arrange check flight with one of our UH...

    3 hours ago

  • Vortex created new topic Application - Vortex.

    18 hrs

    your call sign: Vortexyour age: 29your type of internet connection and speed: fiber-optic, ISP...

    18 hours ago

  • Rotordisc_Jockey created new topic Welcome Cake.

    March 5 at 4:59 pm

    Welcome to the Den, Cake! Well done on a solid intro flight for the OH Platoon. Showed excellent ability and I have no doubts you'll smash through the training package...

    Yesterday

  • Rotordisc_Jockey created new topic Welcome Joose.

    March 5 at 4:57 pm

    Welcome to the Den, Joose! Well done on a solid intro flight for the OH Platoon. Showed excellent ability and I have no doubts you'll smash through the training...

    Yesterday

  • Moose created new topic Moose Applies for BSD Flight Training Program .

    March 3 at 6:29 pm

    When Moose learned that the US Army Warrant Officer Flight Training Program was only open to US citizens at least 18 but no older than 33 years, he was not...

    3 days ago

  • Cake created new topic Application - Cake.

    March 3 at 5:37 am

    your call sign: Cake your age: 34 your type of internet connection and speed: 100...

    4 days ago

  • Moose created new topic Application - Hoops.

    March 1 at 11:36 pm

    your call sign: Hoops your age (must be over 18 years old): 68 your type of internet connection and speed: wifi – Download – 89 Mbps/ Upload – 68...

    5 days ago

  • Rabies replied to the topic New Recruitment: Rabies.

    February 26 at 5:00 pm

    Hey guys, I'd love to join your discord but I'm unable to find a link from the BSD website, a Discord search is resulting in nothing and I have no discord links in any of the...

    2 weeks ago

  • Gimbal added the topic to his favorites: Welcome Gimbal.

    February 26 at 1:12 pm

    Welcome to the Den, Gimbal! Well done on a solid intro flight for the OH Platoon. Showed excellent ability and I have no doubts you'll smash through the training...

    2 weeks ago

  • Gimbal liked the topic Welcome Gimbal.

    February 26 at 1:12 pm

    Welcome to the Den, Gimbal! Well done on a solid intro flight for the OH Platoon. Showed excellent ability and I have no doubts you'll smash through the training...

    2 weeks ago

  • Super User created new article First pictures of the 64.

    February 26 at 9:26 am

    Ingame DCS AH-64D spotted!

    2 weeks ago

  • Rotordisc_Jockey created new topic Welcome gIMBAL.

    February 25 at 4:14 pm

    Welcome to the Den, Gimbal! Well done on a solid intro flight for the OH Platoon. Showed excellent ability and I have no doubts you'll smash through the training...

    2 weeks ago

  • Snakepit1 replied to the topic New Recruitment: Rabies.

    February 24 at 8:17 am

    Hi Rabies welcome. Hop on our discord and say hi. We have another non native Australian living in aus and he's a damn fine 50 pilot aswell 

    2 weeks ago

  • Harkani replied to the topic Welcome Harkani!.

    February 24 at 1:23 am

    Thanks so much! Very exciting 😀

    2 weeks ago

  • Fatalbert created new topic Welcome Harkani!.

    February 23 at 6:16 pm

    Welcome to the Den, Harkani! Thanks for being my first official Intro Flight trainee :). You did well and I hope to fly more with you in the future! Make sure to add...

    2 weeks ago

  • Joose created new topic Application - Joose.

    February 23 at 1:30 pm

    Hello, your call sign: Mercury 1-1|Joose your age (must be over 18 years old): 47 your type of internet connection and speed: Fibre, 30 dn/7...

    2 weeks ago

  • Rabies created new topic New Recruitment.

    February 22 at 5:56 pm

    Hi All My name is John, I'm a POM now living in Australia. I served in the Army Air Corps (UK) a very long time ago during the Cold War. your call sign:...

    2 weeks ago

  • Harkani created new topic Application Harkani.

    February 22 at 3:31 am

    Hello, Thanks for reading this application and I hope to see an invite for a flight coming my way soon! your call sign: Harkani your...

    2 weeks ago

  • Appie created new topic EU Flight and Fight #3, AAR.

    February 21 at 8:25 am

    AAR by UH Huey pilot Appie After a good solid briefing and having Solex put forward as volunteer to take the vacant Outlow slot we did an internal Outlow...

    2 weeks ago

  • R0NiN replied to the topic New Application- R0NiN.

    February 18 at 7:14 pm

    I'm on DCS quite a bit in different servers... Not sure if we have met. I'd love to get a flight ASAP with a UT/IP and get going, especially since I'm very interested in...

    3 weeks ago

  • miki created new topic Welcome Bullhead.

    February 14 at 3:47 am

    Welcome to the Den, Bullhead! That was a great Intro flight. I hope you had fun with it! Make sure to add two hours to your flight log. You are now promoted to...

    3 weeks ago

  • Bullhead replied to the topic Hello from Bullhead!.

    February 13 at 3:38 pm

    I'm available for the next 2 hours today for an intro flight if any IP is around today.

    3 weeks ago

  • Super User created new article Meet Alligator.

    February 13 at 2:52 pm

    MEET A BLACKSHARKDEN PILOT

    3 weeks ago

  • LATEO replied to the topic New Application - Gimbal.

    February 13 at 9:21 am

    Hello Gimbal, Welcome to the BSD I am the Company Commander for all Observation Pilots within Europe including Gazelle, Kiowa Warrior once released and the MBB105 whenever it...

    3 weeks ago

  • Bullhead created new topic Hello from Bullhead!.

    February 12 at 11:39 pm

    Hello! My name is Bullhead, I am a civilian flight instructor out of the Fort Campbell, KY area! I work with a ton of former and current Army pilots, flying everything from...

    4 weeks ago

  • Gimbal created new topic New Application - Gimbal.

    February 11 at 8:08 pm

    Hello all, Callsign: Gimbal Age: 30 years old Internet : Fibre Broadband - D/L speeds 65Mbps+  and U/L speeds 20Mbps+  Timezone:...

    4 weeks ago

  • Appie replied to the topic Statua's Recommended Cockpit Building Links.

    February 11 at 6:19 pm

     More details of my setup mounted a thrustmaster MFD with home 3D printed and designed part on warthog throttle The keypad is a razor Nostromo. This is not...

    4 weeks ago

  • Appie replied to the topic Statua's Recommended Cockpit Building Links.

    February 11 at 5:56 pm

    Here are all the details of my setup Warthhog extension 

    4 weeks ago

  • SnowMan replied to the topic Welcome Snowman!.

    February 10 at 11:53 am

    Thanks everyone. Looking forward to flying with you guys. Snowman.

    4 weeks ago

  • R0NiN created new topic New Application- R0NiN.

    February 9 at 9:38 pm

    Hello all, I'm a new applicant for consideration. 1. R0NiN 2. Age 35 3. Apartment WiFi, various speeds usually 200MBPS-250MBPS. 4. Timezone:...

    4 weeks ago

  • Simian liked the topic Welcome to BSD, Simian!.

    February 9 at 5:43 pm

    Welcome to BSD, Simian! Great to meet you and fly the intro with you, Hope you had fun with it! You are now promoted to Private with trainee status.You...

    4 weeks ago

  • Flak created new topic NEW APPLICATION: FLAK.

    February 8 at 4:33 pm

    FLAK 35 100mbps Cable CST (Texas) Very flexible. I'm available most weekdays/nights and weekends 168 hours I...

    4 weeks ago

  • Memphis291 replied to the topic Application for MEA.

    February 8 at 8:31 am

    Thanks for your Introduction, an AH IP will get in contact with you for the IntroFlight, from there on you will go further to whatever you want to fly. Once you`re st et up as...

    4 weeks ago

  • MEA created new topic Application for MEA.

    February 8 at 3:56 am

    Call Sign: MEA Age: 51 Connection: Fiberoptical...

    4 weeks ago

  • MaxSteele created new topic Application - MaxSteele.

    February 7 at 3:11 pm

    your call sign: MaxSteele your age (must be over 18 years old): 20 years old. your type of internet connection and speed: Fiberoptical,...

    4 weeks ago

  • miki created new topic Welcome HeloZero.

    February 5 at 2:36 am

    Welcome to BSD, HeloZero! Great to fly with you again! Add an hour and a mission in your log book under UH. You are now promoted to Private with trainee...

    5 weeks ago

  • Skidjit replied to the topic Welcome CoastieJeff!.

    February 4 at 6:23 pm

    Welcome aboard CoastieJeff! Always good to have a fellow Puddle Pirate in BSD.

    5 weeks ago

  • Blackwolf said thank you to Jeff Lucas for his/her reply to the topic Application for CoastieJeff.

    February 4 at 4:56 pm

    Thanks for the flight, Blackwolf. 

    5 weeks ago

  • Trog liked the topic Persistent Campaign AAR, and additional thoughts on OH.

    February 4 at 4:53 pm

    This will be a "wall of text" style AAR. You may want to get a beverage before starting.

    5 weeks ago

  • Memphis291 created new topic Welcome to BSD, Simian!.

    February 4 at 4:45 pm

    Welcome to BSD, Simian! Great to meet you and fly the intro with you, Hope you had fun with it! You are now promoted to Private with trainee status.You...

    5 weeks ago

  • CoastieJeff replied to the topic Application for CoastieJeff.

    February 3 at 10:02 pm

    Thanks for the flight, Blackwolf. 

    5 weeks ago

  • CoastieJeff said thank you to Black Wolf for his/her reply to the topic Application for CoastieJeff.

    February 3 at 10:01 pm

    Welcome Coastie! You'll do fine over here. Its been a few weeks since we flew together so glad to see you around here! You will see some of the other [H] guys here...

    5 weeks ago

  • Simian said thank you to BaD CrC for his/her reply to the topic Application for Simian.

    February 3 at 5:33 pm

    Welcome Simian and thanks for posting your intro. Jump on our Discord server and give the instructors a shout so we can have your intro flight scheduled. Make sure you...

    5 weeks ago

  • Simian created new topic Application for Simian.

    February 3 at 2:08 pm

    Call Sign: Simian Age: 34 Connection: 200mbps down/10 up Time zone:...

    5 weeks ago

  • Snakepit1 created new topic Welcome Nomad.

    February 3 at 1:26 pm

    Welcome to BSD, Nomad! Great to meet you and {unfortunately not} fly the intro with you lol, Hope you had fun with it! You are now promoted to Private with...

    5 weeks ago

  • CoastieJeff created new topic Application for CoastieJeff.

    February 2 at 4:28 pm

    Greetings, BSD. CoastieJeff here. Looking forward to joining the group. A native of Long Prairie, MN. Currently residing in Northern VA, USA. Been...

    5 weeks ago

  • HeloZero created new topic Application - HeloZero.

    February 1 at 2:03 pm

    Call Sign - HeloZero Age - 30 Internet Connection - 1 gbps / 100...

    5 weeks ago

  • Captain Rayo replied to the topic AAR Battle of Raqqa (training with Barundus) and mission design recommendations for OH.

    February 1 at 2:01 pm

    Unit: Shadow 3 / RenkoH, Captain Rayo MISSION PLANNING Thanks to Bad for setting this up, and Barandus for his...

    5 weeks ago

  • RenkoH replied to the topic AAR Battle of Raqqa (training with Barundus) and mission design recommendations for OH.

    February 1 at 11:50 am

    First of all i'll like to extend too my thanks to BaD for putting this exercise together, and to Barundus for take the...

    5 weeks ago

  • LATEO replied to the topic AAR Battle of Raqqa (training with Barundus) and mission design recommendations for OH.

    February 1 at 10:15 am

    Great session last night, My thanks to BaD for putting on the training and the excellent briefing materials and again thanks to Barandus for sharing his insight into this task...

    5 weeks ago

  • Skidjit liked the topic Persistent Campaign AAR, and additional thoughts on OH.

    February 1 at 8:30 am

    This will be a "wall of text" style AAR. You may want to get a beverage before starting. The purpose of this AAR is a more in depth look at a sortie on the...

    5 weeks ago

  • Skidjit replied to the topic Persistent Campaign AAR, and additional thoughts on OH.

    February 1 at 8:27 am

    First and foremost, great AAR that kept me engaged from start to finish. In regards to the OH role, I view it as being a sniper in a modern US sense. OH relies on...

    5 weeks ago

  • Jaba replied to the topic Persistent Campaign AAR, and additional thoughts on OH.

    February 1 at 3:16 am

    Reviewing the Video I was in correct in my order of events. When the SAM fired on me Houseman was not in a position to shoot. We discussed the ROE after being engaged, and I...

    5 weeks ago

  • =ОВЭ=FOXER64 created new topic МИ-8 (video).

    January 30 at 2:41 am

    https://youtu.be/7sm2tOtH-KM

    6 weeks ago

  • Jaba created new topic Persistent Campaign AAR, and additional thoughts on OH.

    January 29 at 7:10 am

    This will be a "wall of text" style AAR. You may want to get a beverage before starting. The purpose of this AAR is a more in depth look at a sortie on the...

    6 weeks ago

  • SnowMan created new topic Application for Snowman.

    January 27 at 7:29 pm

    Real Name: Bill Doyle I am interested in joining Black Shark Den in the AH group. I started playing DCS Black Shark, when it first launched but have not played for...

    6 weeks ago

  • Molevitch replied to the topic Minimum requirement for Introduction Flight.

    January 27 at 10:50 am

    1. Successful Application Following Initial Check Ride Hello (Applicant Name), It is with great pleasure I can inform you of your successful...

    6 weeks ago

  • Molevitch replied to the topic Minimum requirement for Introduction Flight.

    January 27 at 7:40 am

    Thank you for your interest in the Black Shark Den DCS squadron. We are the first group which was established to fly helicopters EXCLUSIVELY. For an applicant...

    6 weeks ago

  • Molevitch replied to the topic Minimum requirement for Introduction Flight.

    January 27 at 6:07 am

    Hi guys, I only just saw this, and I want to make some suggestions, before you commit. I think the letter is too long, and contains too much vernacular...

    6 weeks ago

  • Gizmo replied to the topic Minimum requirement for Introduction Flight.

    January 26 at 11:20 am

    I think BK's is perfect......they have the basic things set up to control the helicopter and can at least get off the ground there or thereabouts.......the hovering and...

    6 weeks ago

  • Super User created new article Guidelines to RL2.

    January 25 at 9:58 pm

    Task descriptionTask NbNotes
    IGEMaintain a hover1038Can it be maintain for min 30s?
    IGEPerform hover check1028Can hover be maintained whilst doing check? Is it reported correctly?
    IGEHover turn left1038Can they maintain position OG, accdurate rate of turn, stopped on hdg
    IGEHover turn right1038Can they maintain position OG, accdurate rate of turn, stopped on hdg
    IGEHover turn 360 L1038Can they maintain position OG, accdurate rate of turn, stopped on hdg
    IGEHover Turn 360 R1038Can they maintain position OG, accdurate rate of turn, stopped on hdg
    IGEHover 90' hdg E of Wind1038Does the student notice anything different? (aspect change due to wind and tail rotor drift?
    IGEHover hdg 90' W of Wind1038Does the student notice anything different? (aspect change due to wind and tail rotor drift?
    IGEHover hdg DW1038Does the student notice anything different? (aspect change due to wind and tail rotor drift?
    Climb to hover OGE1038Can they climb vertically to requried ht and stop the climb and regain hover, maintaining position OG?
    OGEMaintain a hover1038Can it be maintain for min 30s?
    OGEPerform hover check1030Can hover be maintained whilst doing check? Is it reported correctly?
    OGEHover turn left1038Can they maintain position OG, accdurate rate of turn, stopped on hdg
    OGEHover turn right1038Can they maintain position OG, accdurate rate of turn, stopped on hdg
    OGEHover turn 360 L1038Can they maintain position OG, accdurate rate of turn, stopped on hdg
    OGEHover Turn 360 R1038Can they maintain position OG, accdurate rate of turn, stopped on hdg
    OGEHover 90' hdg E of Wind1038Does the student notice anything different? (aspect change due to wind and tail rotor drift?
    OGEHover hdg 90' W of Wind1038Does the student notice anything different? (aspect change due to wind and tail rotor drift?
    OGEHover hdg DW1038Does the student notice anything different? (aspect change due to wind and tail rotor drift?
    Decend to hover IGE1038Can they decend vertically to requried ht and stop the decent and regain hover, maintaining position OG?
    IGEPerform hover taxi1038Relocate to sloping gnd area. RT Procedures? Maintain 5' ht and walking speed. Stop at required airfield points?
    Hover over sloping gnd1038Checks student is aware of limits on sloping gnd
    Land & TO Nose twd slope1038Does the student perform the landing and TO satisfactorily? Are they able to maintain pos'n after TO?
    Land & TO RHS twd slope1038Does the student perform the landing and TO satisfactorily? Are they able to maintain pos'n after TO?
    Land & TO LHS twd slope1038Does the student perform the landing and TO satisfactorily? Are they able to maintain pos'n after TO?

    6 weeks ago

  • Molevitch replied to the topic Application - Iridul / Nomad.

    January 25 at 7:06 pm

    Hi Nomad, and welcome to BSD. I too very much look forward to the Mi-24. Hope it’s not much longer to wait now! i will see you on the BSD servers soon, Mole

    6 weeks ago

  • Iridul created new topic Application - Iridul / Nomad.

    January 25 at 4:10 pm

    Hi Everyone, Thanks to those I've already bumped into on Discord, my details below: Callsign - Nomad (Iridul on Discord) Age - 37 Internet -...

    6 weeks ago

  • miki created new topic Welcome to BSD Apollo.

    January 25 at 10:41 am

    Welcome to BSD, Apollo! Great to meet you and fly the intro with you, Hope you had fun with it! You are now promoted to Private with trainee status.You...

    6 weeks ago

  • miki replied to the topic Minimum requirement for Introduction Flight.

    January 25 at 5:20 am

    BK, I would ammend flight training part and put it like this: "we provide limited flight training for more advanced procedures. We do not provide ab initio flight...

    6 weeks ago

  • Apollo created new topic Application - Apollo.

    January 24 at 7:26 am

    Call Sign - Apollo Age - 26 Internet Connection - 70mbs Timezone -...

    6 weeks ago

  • P0intman replied to the topic Aircraft pr0n at McGuire AFB this weekend!.

    January 23 at 4:49 pm

     UH-1 NS-430 spotted!

    one month ago

  • P0intman replied to the topic New application: Skinner.

    January 23 at 4:40 pm

    Hello Skinner! Nice to see you.  You'll find a couple of ex-159th here. =)

    one month ago

  • miki created new topic Welcome Lenny.

    January 23 at 11:40 am

    Welcome to BSD, Lenny! Great to meet you and fly the intro with you, Hope you had fun with it! You are now promoted to Private with trainee status.You...

    one month ago

  • Captain Rayo liked the topic BSD Budget 2021.

    January 21 at 12:34 pm

    Hi everyone. The BSD support campaign 2021 is kicking off with a head start of more than $260 thanks to your generosity in 2020.  The 2021 budget is set as...

    one month ago

  • Memphis291 replied to the topic Application - Lenny.

    January 21 at 6:08 am

    Hey Lenny, have you registered already on our Discord? Can't find your name in the sign-in Channel over there

    one month ago

  • miki replied to the topic Application - Lenny.

    January 21 at 4:40 am

    Welcome Lenny. Nice intro post. Your next step is to get onto Discord and arrange for intro flight with one of our IPs. Looking forward to fly with you, Miki

    one month ago

  • Lenny created new topic Application - Lenny.

    January 20 at 8:15 am

    Good afternoon. Call Sign - Lenny (A bit dull) Age - 42 Internet Connection -...

    one month ago

  • Captain Rayo replied to the topic Training and the ATM.

    January 19 at 8:44 am

    I feel embarrassed writing in here as I am the last one entering as UT for OH EU, and looking at the kind of people you guys are, a little bit overwhelmed too. As Smokey I had...

    one month ago

  • Dragoon created new topic Dragoon rejons the observation squad again.

    January 18 at 9:52 pm

    Hi fellow air mans,

    one month ago

  • Smokey replied to the topic Training and the ATM.

    January 18 at 12:29 pm

    I'd say I'm in the minority here but being a non-pilot/non-military type and speaking from my own experience I think there needs to be clarification either up or down...

    one month ago

  • Randy replied to the topic EU UH Training Mission 17th Jan 2021 - Mission like Training Scenario.

    January 18 at 5:44 am

    The mission was pretty immeersive, I liked the cooperation with OH team (but I misunderstood the LZ change that cost me time and some holes in the windscreen), changing task...

    one month ago

  • Solex replied to the topic EU UH Training Mission 17th Jan 2021 - Mission like Training Scenario.

    January 18 at 4:05 am

    Tip: For the mission editor: you can override player settings for the AI road traffic, (customize > Mission Options ) Civ. Traffic to OFF and checking the checkbox turns it...

    one month ago

  • Nova created new topic EU UH Training Mission 17th Jan 2021 - Mission like Training Scenario.

    January 17 at 7:45 pm

    Memphis291 initiated and game mastered an dynamic inter-platoon training mission. This was a RL2 training mission with RL3 in the left seat. In combined action, the pilots had...

    one month ago

  • jetstar replied to the topic New Application - Jetstar.

    January 17 at 7:32 pm

    Thanks for the kind words Sir, I will be getting going on Discord within the next couple of days. I will be available for a checkout flight after I get on discord, looking...

    one month ago

  • Valk replied to the topic Welcome Valk!.

    January 17 at 5:57 am

    Thanks for the welcome Blackwolf! I was very fun flying with you. Really looking forward to learning all the operations and to start being an asset to the squadron.

    one month ago

  • hannibal created new topic New Application - Hannibal.

    January 17 at 12:24 am

    Hey everyone ! nice to be in this forum / squadron. your call sign - Hannibal your age (must be over 18 years old) -...

    one month ago

  • Nova liked a reply to the topic Welcome to BSD, Nova!.

    January 16 at 6:03 pm

    one month ago

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

    January 16 at 6:03 pm

    Glad to hear Nova! Thanks for joining the family. Hope to fly with you soon.

    one month ago

  • jetstar created new topic New Application - Jetstar.

    January 16 at 4:15 pm

    Hello Everyone! My call sign is “jetstar” I am an old dude, age is 73 - I like to think of it as experience (50...

    one month ago

  • Nova liked the topic Welcome to BSD, Nova!.

    January 16 at 2:50 pm

    Welcome to BSD, Nova! Great to meet you and fly the intro with you, Hope you had fun with it! You are now promoted to Private with trainee status.You now...

    one month ago

  • Nova replied to the topic Welcome to BSD, Nova!.

    January 16 at 2:50 pm

    Hello Memphis!I had a lot of fun during our intro flight!! :-)I also shed some sweat... but I know that with you and Miki I had very good flight instructures with...

    one month ago

  • Memphis291 created new topic Welcome to BSD, Nova!.

    January 16 at 2:18 pm

    Welcome to BSD, Nova! Great to meet you and fly the intro with you, Hope you had fun with it! You are now promoted to Private with trainee status.You now...

    one month ago

  • Molevitch replied to the topic Training and the ATM.

    January 16 at 1:35 pm

    In response to Memphis' statements, sounds about right to me. I think what we are discussing here is a slight disconnect between the reality of what we as IPs are doing,...

    one month ago

  • LATEO replied to the topic Training and the ATM.

    January 16 at 12:42 pm

    Achieving Mission competence So I’ve read Eagle’s opening post and then proceeded to read other posts, members have responded and they all make very valid points. So...

    one month ago

  • Memphis291 replied to the topic Training and the ATM.

    January 16 at 11:15 am

    But this is the Problem, Eagle. We ARE a Flight school with the current approach, everything else refers back to what miki said. Thus we've change the IF to a Checkride, who...

    one month ago

  • Memphis291 replied to the topic Training and the ATM.

    January 16 at 10:28 am

    ATM 1026 is a good example. It gives lots of information which do really make sense in RL and with the respective Crew on board, but not in DCS...like the description...

    one month ago

  • Statua replied to the topic Training and the ATM.

    January 16 at 8:17 am

    Eagle. I think the biggest disconnect between your vision and our reality is that DCS is a software with its own limitations and we are not full time enlisted personnel. When...

    one month ago

  • Rotordisc_Jockey replied to the topic Training and the ATM.

    January 16 at 6:17 am

    Hi Eagle, Although i agree with the others that we do tend to do a lot of basic training elements - I don't think this is a a bad thing. I always take my students...

    one month ago

  • Molevitch replied to the topic Training and the ATM.

    January 16 at 5:19 am

    I agree we do not want to become a Flight School. However we all acknowledge that training is an essential part of familiarising Pilots with our expectations, requirements and...

    one month ago

  • Joker replied to the topic Training and the ATM.

    January 16 at 5:07 am

    I have to agree with Miki on the point that since we are accepting practically everybody who puts in an application, the variance of abilities dictates that we are indeed a...

    one month ago

  • miki replied to the topic Training and the ATM.

    January 16 at 3:47 am

    Eagle, I disagree. With current acceptance rules, we are flight school. Some people need it, some don't. If we are going to move to "not flight school" position, we...

    one month ago

  • Valk replied to the topic Application - Valk.

    January 15 at 10:37 am

    YES BLACKWOLF!!! Now I remember, you tought me about the fence in and lingo like that. It was really fun! It took a while but finally joined. 

    one month ago

  • Nova replied to the topic New Application - 'Nova' .

    January 14 at 5:52 pm

    Thank you Blackwolf!My flight is scheduled for this friday evening. I am looking forward to it!

    one month ago

  • Nova liked a reply to the topic New Application - 'Nova' .

    January 14 at 5:50 pm

    one month ago

  • Nova said thank you to Black Wolf for his/her reply to the topic New Application - 'Nova' .

    January 14 at 5:50 pm

    Let's get you set up Nova, Join our discord if you haven't yet and lets get you with a trainer for a very informal flight just to get to know you. It gives you a good...

    one month ago

  • Valk created new topic Application - Valk.

    January 14 at 10:13 am

    Callsign: Valk Age: 29 Internet Connection: Fiber 100mb/s up|down Time zone: GMT+2 (I live in South-Africa so ping to eu servers is around 180 and to...

    one month ago

  • Nova liked a reply to the topic New Application - 'Nova' .

    January 11 at 9:05 pm

    one month ago

  • Nova liked a reply to the topic New Application - 'Nova' .

    January 11 at 9:05 pm

    one month ago

  • Nova said thank you to BaD CrC for his/her reply to the topic New Application - 'Nova' .

    January 11 at 9:02 pm

    Love your intro Nova! Welcome!

    one month ago

  • BaDCrC liked the topic New Application - 'Nova' .

    January 11 at 8:52 pm

    Hello to you all!My Call Sign is 'Nova'.The Bell 212 is my favorite, because it was this beautiful shape in the sky with this wonderful sound.

    one month ago

  • Nova liked the topic Eagle_Rising Reintroduction .

    January 11 at 6:47 pm

    Hey everyone,  It's been about a year and a half since I have flown with BSD. We have definitely grown since then so I would like to take the opportunity...

    one month ago

  • Nova liked the topic C/S LATEO reporting for Flying Proficiency grading with the BSD.

    January 11 at 5:19 pm

    c/s LATEO 48 years young Fast enough to fly coop in an 8 ship formation with gunship and fast air support with my US buddies from the...

    one month ago

  • Nova liked the topic New Application from Philip (RePhil) Kuffner.

    January 11 at 5:01 pm

    My name is Philip Kuffner  callsign is RePhil I am 63 years old medically retired from over the road transport I have HI-Speed internet 150 MBS download available most any...

    one month ago

  • Nova said thank you to Philip Kuffner for his/her reply to the topic New Application - 'Nova' .

    January 11 at 11:33 am

    Nice intro Welcome I know the rush of jumping out of a chopper (206) did it myself as a sports parachutist using a Par commander 3 oh so many years ago. 

    one month ago

  • Nova liked a reply to the topic New Application - 'Nova' .

    January 11 at 11:33 am

    one month ago

  • RePhil replied to the topic New Application - 'Nova' .

    January 11 at 11:29 am

    Nice intro Welcome I know the rush of jumping out of a chopper (206) did it myself as a sports parachutist using a Par commander 3 oh so many years ago. 

    one month ago

  • Nova liked the topic C/S LATEO reporting for Flying Proficiency grading with the BSD.

    January 11 at 11:28 am

    c/s LATEO 48 years young Fast enough to fly coop in an 8 ship formation with gunship and fast air support with my US buddies from the...

    one month ago

  • Molevitch replied to the topic New application - Groundhog.

    January 11 at 11:13 am

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

    one month ago

  • Gizmo created new topic How to get the best out of the Gazelle.

    January 11 at 8:05 am

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FS3LvVVMrnw

    one month ago

  • Recluse replied to the topic AH/OH Training Jan 10 2021 (pink team & buddy lasing).

    January 11 at 4:27 am

    Pink team tactics: - I found the method of talk-ons really useful and was able to find all but two of the targets almost instantly (the other targets were fully...

    one month ago

  • Nova said thank you to Miodrag Adamovic for his/her reply to the topic New Application - 'Nova' .

    January 11 at 4:25 am

    Welcome Nova. Thank you for your awesome intro post. Hope to see you soon in the skies with us.

    one month ago

  • miki replied to the topic New Application - 'Nova' .

    January 11 at 4:10 am

    Welcome Nova. Thank you for your awesome intro post. Hope to see you soon in the skies with us.

    one month ago

  • miki created new topic Welcome Cereus.

    January 11 at 4:08 am

    Welcome to BSD, Cereus! Great to meet you and fly the intro with you, Hope you had fun with it! You are now promoted to Private with trainee status.You...

    one month ago

  • Fargo007 liked a reply to the topic AH/OH Training Jan 10 2021 (pink team & buddy lasing).

    January 10 at 10:51 pm

    one month ago

  • Dirty replied to the topic AH/OH Training Jan 10 2021 (pink team & buddy lasing).

    January 10 at 10:45 pm

    Not really much more to cover for OH/AH teamwork that you haven't mentioned. I personally know some aspects I need to train on myself. One of the major parts is my pop ups,...

    one month ago

  • Nova liked the topic New application: Cereus.

    January 10 at 10:24 pm

    Call sign: Cereus Age: 39 Type of internet connection and speed: Cable, 100+ mbps Timezone: UTC+2 (Riga,...

    one month ago

  • Nova created new topic New Application - 'Nova' .

    January 10 at 9:56 pm

    Hello to you all!My Call Sign is 'Nova'.The Bell 212 is my favorite, because it was this beautiful shape in the sky with this wonderful sound.

    one month ago

  • Cereus created new topic New application: Cereus.

    January 8 at 9:16 pm

    Call sign: Cereus Age: 39 Type of internet connection and speed: Cable, 100+ mbps Timezone: UTC+2 (Riga,...

    one month ago

  • miki created new topic Welcome Salun.

    January 8 at 3:47 pm

    Welcome to BSD, Salun! Great to meet you and fly the intro with you, Hope you had fun with it! You are now promoted to Private with trainee status.You...

    one month ago

  • miki created new topic Welcome Skinner.

    January 8 at 3:45 pm

    Welcome to BSD, Skinner! Great to meet you and fly the intro with you, Hope you had fun with it! You are now promoted to Private with trainee status.You...

    one month ago

  • Skinner replied to the topic New application: Skinner.

    January 7 at 9:52 pm

    Thanks for the welcome! Flew with Miki and a few others and had some fun.

    one month ago

  • PornStash created new topic intro post.

    January 7 at 3:17 pm

    hey there fellas, I'm new here, but have years of experience in DCS, PC building, overclocking and immensly enjoy flying the Huey or Viper.

    one month ago

  • Skinner created new topic New application: Skinner.

    January 7 at 2:02 pm

    Callsign: Skinner Age: 35 ISP: Cable, 350 mbps+ Time Zone: MST -7 Availability: Varies due to work schedule. I currently work one week of...

    one month ago

  • Super User created new article Flying with the Pros.

    January 7 at 11:09 am

    DCS Huey Multicrew: Flying with the Pros:

    one month ago

  • groundhog replied to the topic New application - Groundhog.

    January 7 at 2:46 am

    Yeah, I'm sure things evolved quite a lot So yeah, see you soon online (downloaded...

    one month ago

  • miki created new topic Welcome to BSD Crifort.

    January 7 at 2:25 am

    Welcome to BSD, Crifort! Great to meet you and fly the intro with you, Hope you had fun with it! You are now promoted to Private with trainee status.You...

    one month ago

  • groundhog created new topic New application - Groundhog.

    January 6 at 1:26 pm

    call sign - groundhogage - 46type of internet connection and speed - cable, 50MBit/stimezone - UTC+1 (Switzerland)availability during the week and or...

    one month ago

  • Dirty created new topic New Application: Dirty.

    January 6 at 1:20 pm

    Call Sign: Dirty Age: 34 Internet: Fiber 100Mbps up and down Time zone: Central Availability: Some nights during the week(work...

    one month ago

  • Chally replied to the topic CombatFlite Volume licenses (re opened).

    January 5 at 10:44 pm

    I'd also like to get in on this. Noticed on the website that there is a Christmas bulk deal running for $17.99, but it ends today (01/05/21)

    one month ago

  • Ogre replied to the topic CombatFlite Volume licenses (re opened).

    January 5 at 1:30 pm

    I am in for one as well 

    one month ago

  • Maze replied to the topic CombatFlite Volume licenses (re opened).

    January 5 at 11:37 am

    Please sign me up for it!

    one month ago

  • Flabs replied to the topic CombatFlite Volume licenses (re opened).

    January 5 at 11:08 am

    Put me in for one as well Bad

    one month ago

  • Crosser replied to the topic CombatFlite Volume licenses (re opened).

    January 5 at 11:06 am

     I'll go in for one. I'm hoping to get back to flying soon

    one month ago

  • Brick replied to the topic CombatFlite Volume licenses (now closed).

    January 5 at 10:43 am

    I would like to purchase a CF license also please.

    one month ago

  • RenkoH replied to the topic CombatFlite Volume licenses (now closed).

    January 5 at 10:17 am

    Add me to the list, please

    one month ago

  • BlackHamer replied to the topic CombatFlite Volume licenses (now closed).

    January 5 at 7:19 am

    I want to purchase a Volume license 

    3 months ago

  • Houseman replied to the topic CombatFlite Volume licenses (now closed).

    January 5 at 3:45 am

    Count me in

    3 months ago

  • Drakoz replied to the topic CombatFlite Volume licenses (now closed).

    January 4 at 10:16 pm

    Put me down for round 3 BaD.  Thanks. Michael

    3 months ago

  • Fatalbert replied to the topic CombatFlite Volume licenses (now closed).

    January 4 at 7:13 pm

    I'm in :)

    3 months ago

  • Guinness replied to the topic CombatFlite Volume licenses (now closed).

    January 4 at 6:00 pm

    Put me down for 1 Bad, Thanks!

    3 months ago

  • Alligator replied to the topic CombatFlite Volume licenses (now closed).

    January 4 at 5:58 pm

    Alligator here

    3 months ago

  • Memphis291 created new topic Welcome to BSD, Gooseboy!.

    January 4 at 4:43 am

    Welcome to BSD, Gooseboy! Great to meet you and fly the intro with you, Hope you had fun with it! You are now promoted to Private with trainee status.You...

    3 months ago

  • FrenchWhiskey75 created new topic New Application - FrenchWhiskey75.

    January 4 at 4:07 am

    Hello All, Im Jay from Los Angeles. Former military in the Marine Corps. Work in the LE field as a Boat Operator, Motors, Diver, Firearms Instructor and...

    3 months ago

  • FrenchWhiskey75 created new topic New Application - FrenchWhiskey75.

    January 4 at 4:07 am

    Hello All, Im Jay from Los Angeles. Former military in the Marine Corps. Work in the LE field as a Boat Operator, Motors, Diver, Firearms Instructor and...

    3 months ago

  • Salunbird created new topic Salun Recruitment.

    January 3 at 6:36 pm

    My google on my phone said "Hey, I think you mihgt be interested in this article!" Damn you google you were right. Typically I go by the Callsign...

    3 months ago

  • LATEO replied to the topic New application - Houseman.

    January 3 at 5:31 pm

    Welcome to BSD, Houseman! Great to get your intro flight done today by Guinness one of our OH Instructor Pilots from the USA  You are now...

    3 months ago

  • Guinness replied to the topic New application - Houseman.

    January 3 at 12:58 pm

    Welcome to BSD Houseman!!

    3 months ago

  • Guinness replied to the topic application.

    January 3 at 12:58 pm

    Welcome to BSD Slate!!

    3 months ago

  • Houseman created new topic New application - Houseman.

    January 3 at 9:00 am

    Hi BSD, I am Jeroen, 31 and living in The Netherlands. I enjoy flying helicopters in a variety of simulations (x-plane, arma 3, DCS). Now looking to expend my flying...

    3 months ago

  • P0intman liked the topic Welcome P0intman.

    January 1 at 8:35 pm

    Welcome to BSD, P0intman! Great to meet and fly with you on your intro flight on Saturday - I hope you enjoyed it! You are now promoted to...

    3 months ago

  • slate created new topic application.

    January 1 at 4:13 pm

    Callsign: slate Age: 33 Connection type/speed: cable 100/1 Timezone: -6 GMT (CST) Availability: Nights & weekends Flight Hours:...

    3 months ago

  • Guinness replied to the topic recruitment Randy.

    December 31 at 3:15 pm

    Welcome to BSD Randy! Let's get the Intro flight knocked out.

    3 months ago

  • miki created new topic Welcome Chally.

    December 31 at 9:56 am

    Welcome to BSD, Chally! Great to meet you and fly the intro with you, Hope you had fun with it! You are now promoted to Private with trainee...

    3 months ago

  • Blackice created new topic Blackice Application.

    December 30 at 7:23 pm

    My application to the group Callsign: Blackice Age: 34 Internet connection: 25Mb Point to Point Wireless Time zone:...

    3 months ago

  • Solex liked the topic Application for P0intman.

    December 30 at 4:50 pm

    Your call sign: P0intmanYour age (must be over 18 years old): 48Your type of internet connection and speed: Wifi under 1Gb Fiber.Wifi 40 Mbps...

    3 months ago

  • P0intman added the topic to his favorites: Welcome P0intman.

    December 30 at 4:33 pm

    Welcome to BSD, P0intman! Great to meet and fly with you on your intro flight on Saturday - I hope you enjoyed it! You are now promoted to...

    3 months ago

  • miki created new topic Welcome P0intman.

    December 30 at 4:07 pm

    Welcome to BSD, P0intman! Great to meet and fly with you on your intro flight on Saturday - I hope you enjoyed it! You are now promoted to...

    3 months ago

  • P0intman replied to the topic Application for P0intman.

    December 30 at 4:01 pm

    AAR: After intro flight with Miki, noticed Mi-8 targeting instrument in the way for formation flying.  After consideration and discussion with Miki and Solex, I...

    3 months ago

  • Memphis291 created new topic Welcome to BSD, Tigro!.

    December 30 at 3:30 pm

    Welcome to BSD, Tigro! Great to meet and fly with you on your intro flight today- glad you enjoyed it! You are now promoted to Private with...

    3 months ago

  • Alligator replied to the topic Welcome Alligator to the Observation Helicopter Platoon of the Black Sharks Den.

    December 30 at 8:35 am

    Thank you for the all the help and the flight. 

    3 months ago

  • LATEO created new topic Welcome to the Observation Helicopter Platoon of the Black Sharks Den.

    December 30 at 7:39 am

    Welcome to BSD, Alligator! Great to meet and fly with you on your intro flight this evening - glad you enjoyed it and got an insight into the limited...

    3 months ago

  • LATEO replied to the topic Pink Teams Proof of Concept/ Dynamic campaign.

    December 30 at 4:53 am

    Morning, Well I was doing this back in the 90s IRL it was called HELARM, the “Obs and Recce” Gazelles tread a delicate tightrope staying in vis contact with enemy but outside...

    3 months ago

  • Gunslinger created new topic Pink Teams Proof of Concept/ Dynamic campaign.

    December 29 at 10:26 pm

    Thesis: Can an effective "pink" team be used to quickly identify targets in denser urban terrain, and what...

    3 months ago

  • Randy created new topic recruitment Randy.

    December 29 at 6:32 pm

    Callsign: Randy Age: 32 Connection: hotspot 30mb Time Zone: gmt+1 Availability: 20-23gmt monday and a day in the weekend.              ...

    3 months ago

  • Chally created new topic New Application - Chally.

    December 29 at 5:51 pm

    Callsign: Chally Age: 41 Connection: 300mbps cable Time Zone: Sierra -6 hrs Availability: Quite a bit, due to Covid. Normally, evenings and...

    3 months ago

  • Rotordisc_Jockey created new topic Welcome Stiltskin.

    December 29 at 4:50 pm

    Welcome to BSD, Stiltskin! Great to meet and fly with you on your intro flight this evening - glad you enjoyed it! You are now promoted to...

    3 months ago

  • Tigro created new topic New joiner.

    December 29 at 3:53 pm

    Callsign: Tigro Age: 32 Connection type/speed: 300mbs Availability: Most evenings Flight Hours: 200 hrs rotary, and 50 Fixed Mission...

    3 months ago

  • Rotordisc_Jockey replied to the topic New joiner.

    December 29 at 4:02 am

    Hey Stiltskin, Cheers for throwing up a post in here. Looking forward to our Intro tonight - you'll love it here 😊 DJ

    3 months ago

  • miki created new topic Welcome nielot96.

    December 29 at 3:05 am

    Welcome to BSD, nielot96! Great to meet and fly with you on your intro flight on Saturday - I hope you enjoyed it! You are now promoted to...

    3 months ago

  • Implicit replied to the topic Welcome Implicit.

    December 28 at 9:21 pm

    Thank you! Glad to join!Cheers, Implicit

    3 months ago

  • Alligator created new topic Alligator introduction! .

    December 28 at 8:55 pm

    Howdy! My name is Alan, (callsign Alligator AlanSiq95#5094 @ Discord) and I love Helis! I've attempted with no success to...

    3 months ago

  • Vader created new topic New Application - Vader.

    December 28 at 6:17 pm

    Hello everybody! Here's for my presentation: Callsign: Vader Age: 35 Internet connection: 300Mbps cable  Time zone:...

    3 months ago

  • Stiltskin created new topic New joiner.

    December 28 at 5:10 pm

    Callsign: Stiltskin Age: 37 Connection type/speed: Standard broadband I guess ~30mbs Availability: Most evenings...

    3 months ago

  • Snakepit1 created new topic Welcome Implicit.

    December 28 at 3:47 pm

    Welcome to BSD, Implict! Great to meet and fly with you on your intro flight on Saturday - I hope you enjoyed it! You are now promoted to...

    3 months ago

  • Wiseco replied to the topic Welcome Wiseco.

    December 28 at 8:24 am

    Thank you Miki! It is with great pleasure I join BSD and I look forward to gain alot of knowledges with you guys. Thank to Fatalbert for being my IF...

    3 months ago

  • miki created new topic Welcome Wiseco.

    December 28 at 4:40 am

    Welcome to BSD, Wiseco! Great to meet and fly with you on your intro flight on Saturday - I hope you enjoyed it! You are now promoted to Private...

    3 months ago

  • Rotordisc_Jockey created new topic Welcome ActionHero.

    December 27 at 5:48 pm

    Welcome to BSD, ActionHero! Great to meet and fly with you on your intro flight on Saturday - I hope you enjoyed it!

    3 months ago

  • Actionhero created new topic New Application - Actionhero.

    December 26 at 12:25 pm

    Call sign: Actionhero Age (must be over 18 years old): 33 Your type of internet connection and speed: TalkTalk ...

    3 months ago

  • STRYKER created new topic STRYKER.

    December 24 at 2:56 pm

    your call sign: STRYKER your age (must be over 18 years old): 33, Louisiana your type of internet connection and speed:...

    3 months ago

  • Blackwolf liked a reply to the topic New application Crifort.

    December 24 at 1:13 pm

    3 months ago

  • Implicit created new topic New Application - Implicit.

    December 24 at 1:16 am

    Evening all! Call sign : Implicit Age: 50(! how did that happen!) Cable, 100MBPSTimezone: Pacific...

    3 months ago

  • Wiseco created new topic New Application - Wiseco.

    December 23 at 9:29 pm

    Hello everybody! Here's for my presentation: Callsign: Wiseco Age: 40 Country : Canada, Quebec Internet connection: fiber 15 mbps dl / 5 mbps ul Time zone: -5 gmt...

    3 months ago

  • Gizmo replied to the topic New application Crifort.

    December 23 at 8:41 pm

    Hey cricket EU no 2 here.....as has been previously stated we may be milsim but we are not interested in calling requiring anyone to be called Sir......WTF......inhave...

    3 months ago

  • nielot96 created new topic New Application.

    December 23 at 4:53 pm

    Callsign: nielot Age: 23 Connection type/speed: Optical Fiber, ~100-200 Mb/s Timezone: +1 GMT (EST) Availability: Most evenings, after work,...

    3 months ago

  • Scatter created new topic Recruitment (Scatter).

    December 23 at 12:58 pm

    your call sign: Scatter your age: Way Old your type of internet connection and speed: I dont know the speed (Verizon Fios Fiber Optic), but it is...

    3 months ago

  • Crifort replied to the topic New application Crifort.

    December 23 at 12:39 pm

    Yep, I did the sign in on discord, but I won't be available until after Christmas!

    3 months ago

  • Super User created new article Merry Christmas 2020.

    December 23 at 11:55 am

    3 months ago

  • Crifort replied to the topic New application Crifort.

    December 23 at 10:46 am

    Yeah, I notice a few guys with [BSD] in their tag on the Rotorheads discord and got curious 😝

    3 months ago

  • Crifort replied to the topic New application Crifort.

    December 22 at 2:28 am

    Yeah, I came across a squadron like that a few months back, can't remember the name though. I had a voice call on discord with a recruiter who was a 19 year old kid who told...

    3 months ago

  • Ogre created new topic New Application - Ogre.

    December 21 at 6:12 pm

    Hello All, First of all - thanks for a stellar welcoming from all! Make you feel really welcome Real name is Peter and I use the call sign Ogre. Lives in...

    3 months ago

  • Crifort created new topic New application Crifort.

    December 21 at 4:10 pm

    Hello everybody! Here's for my presentation: Callsign: Crifort Age: 30 Internet connection: 300Mbps FTTH Time zone:...

    3 months ago

  • Gunner created new topic New Application - Gunner.

    December 21 at 10:24 am

    Callsign: Gunner Age: 41 Connection type/speed: Broadband  Timezone: -5 GMT (EST) Availability: Most nights 1700-2200 variable based on kids...

    3 months ago

  • Leader2 liked a reply to the topic New Application - Leader2.

    December 21 at 2:42 am

    3 months ago