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Company Teases New F-16 Flight Sim After Developer Ends Up In Jail Over Buying USAF Manuals

It’s no secret that The War Zone is a fan of Eagle Dynamics’ hyper-realistic flight simulator Digital Combat Simulator World, better known as DCS World. So it’s exciting to see the company offer the first glimpse of its upcoming F-16C Block 50 module. But it now comes with an unusual added twist as one of the company’s programmers, Oleg Tishchenko, is now sitting in the Weber County Jail in Utah charged with attempting to smuggle sensitive U.S. military aircraft flight manuals related to the F-16 Viper and the F-22 Raptor back home in violation of the U.S. government’s International Traffic in Arms Regulations, or ITARs.