IL-2 developers show off Me262

The Sturmvogel or Storm Bird is the subject of 1CGS’ latest Developer Diary with some early 3D work in progress shots of the Me262 coming to IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte. The developers asked us if we think it looks fast and I would say that it does with a resounding yes! A few development shots…

New DCS: F/A-18C update details EW, AIM-120, and AIM-9X features

Matt Wagner from Eagle Dynamics has released a new video showcasing some new features for the DCS: F/A-18C module including some new features for the electronic warfare system as well as additional features for the AIM-120 and AIM-9X missiles. Expanded capabilities The Hornet continues to gain features through its early access period and these next…

DCS: Yak-52 reviews, videos and new info

Eagle Dynamics new DCS: Yak-52 module is out and players have been generating videos and reactions to this new module and I thought it was a great opportunity to share some of what’s been going on with that module. We also have some news from Eagle Dynamics on some updates and fixes to the aircraft….

First experiences with in-flight refueling

My DCS World experiences continue to expand as the third mission of the Eastern Friendship campaign suggested that I go fuel up before proceeding on my CAP mission. Having finally succeeded in putting the refueling probe in the basket, I wanted to talk briefly about this and point everyone towards a helpful video that I…

Jason Williams answers Reddit AMA

A couple of weeks ago I posted about an upcoming Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) Q&A that Jason Williams was planning to do with r/il2sturmovik. Jason’s now had a chance to read through and answer many of the questions that came up during the AMA and I highly recommend checking them out. Some key highlights…

Frooglesim does a Q&A with IL-2’s Jason Williams

Popular flight simulator YouTuber Froogle has done a question and answer session with IL-2’s Lead Producer Jason Williams. The 42-minute interview covers the range of topics from the history of the series to what the team is working on now and hopes for the future. It’s worth listening in! Watch the video Let me first…

DCS: Yak-52 released, AMRAAM comes to F/A-18C

Eagle Dynamics has officially released the DCS: Yak-52 trainer and aerobatics aircraft into DCS World. The latest Beta patch also introduces the AIM-120B AMRAAM to the DCS: F/A-18C module for the first time. Let’s have a look at both! Yak-52 released The Yakovlev Yak-52 aerobatic trainer is now available in DCS World 2.5 beta release…

1CGS shows off their P-47D-28 for Battle of Bodenplatte

The almighty “Jug” makes its first appearance in the third generation of the IL-2 series with the P-47D-28 Thunderbolt U.S. Army Air Force fighter and fighter-bomber now in engine and currently being tested and developed for future release. Summer development As with many developer studios that are constantly developing, there’s usually a lull in development…

Frooglesim covers IL-2

Popular YouTuber Frooglesim who normally covers updates in the civil flight sim world on a weekly basis has done a nearly 30 minute long video showcasing IL-2 to followers of his channel. It’s great exposure for the IL-2 series but its also a great way to see one of my favourite sims in a new…