F/A-18C Hornet, © 1991-2019, The Fighter Collection & Eagle Dynamics, Inc.The Hornet in DCS is the culmination of more than 40 man-years of intensive research, technology development, visual creation and groundbreaking programming. The Hornet is DCS World's first true multi-purpose combat aircraft in the virtual skies, with impressive capabilities for both air combat and air-to-ground operations.

DCS: F/A-18C Hornet is initially published as Early Access. As in real life where any new aircraft initially enters service with quite a limited capability.  It is then progressively developed and the variety of weapons it is capable of deploying is expanded throughout its serve life.  In DCS it is the same as throughout the early access phase features will be developed, such as the sensors, weapons and subsystems of the Hornet.

Course Type: Basic Line

Course Objective: Regulated flight operations from system start-up to post-flight shutdown.

Topics / Contents:

  • Necessary settings for the control and assistance systems
  • Cockpit briefing and basics of operation
  • Start-up procedure and take-off
  • Flying the flight characteristics, aerodrome circling, touch & go
  • Landing and parking (shutdown procedure)
  • Radio transmissions

Course Requirements: User registration & login to Discord

Course Type: Basic Line

Course Objective: Regulated flight operations from system start-up to post-flight shutdown.

Topics / Contents:

  • Necessary settings for the control and assistance systems
  • Cockpit briefing and basics of operation
  • Start-up procedure and take-off
  • Flying the flight characteristics, aerodrome circling, touch & go
  • Landing and parking (shutdown procedure)
  • Radio transmissions

Course Requirements: User registration & login to Discord

Course Type: Basic-Line        

Course Objective: Teaching the basic of uncomplicated weapon systems

Topics Content:

  • The M61A2 gun
  • Unguided missiles
  • Unguided bombs with CCIP
  • IR countermeasures
  • Radar countermeasures
  • Air combat for self defence

Course Prerequisites: User registration, Discord login, Completed F/A-18C Navigation Course.