Chuck’s Guides – DCS MiG-21bis Guide

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NATO Codename “Fishbed”
Developed in the Soviet Union by Mikoyan-Gurevich. First flew in 1956 and entered service in 1959.
Popular nickname “Balalaika” from the resemblance to the Russian traditional music instrument.
Developed for DCS by Leatherneck Simulations, now Magnitude 3.

Table of Contents

PART 1 – CONTROLS SETUP
PART 2 – COCKPIT & GAUGES
PART 3 – START-UP PROCEDURE
PART 4 – COMBAT TAKEOFF
PART 5 – LANDING
PART 6 – ENGINE & FUEL MANAGEMENT
PART 7 – AIRCRAFT OPERATION AND LIMITATIONS
PART 8 – RP-22 RADAR OPERATION
PART 9 – OFFENCE: WEAPONS & ARMAMENT
PART 10 – DEFENCE: RWR AND COUNTERMEASURES
PART 11 – RSIU-5V RADIO TUTORIAL
PART 12 – SAU AUTOPILOT
PART 13 – RADIO NAVIGATION & PRECISION LANDING (ARC-10, RSBN & PRMG)
PART 14 – INTERCEPT TACTICS
PART 15 – OTHER RESOURCES

Last Updated: 14/09/2019

Revision History:
    -14/09/2019: Updated cockpit description section, modified Engine & Fuel Management section
    -09/04/2019: Added RSBN Cloud Penetration Mode tutorial
    -24/03/2019: Clarified RSBN and PRMG tutorials
    -12/03/2016: Initial Release

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