Up in the deep blue. Bomber formation experience on IL-2’s Combat Box!

Multiplayer scenarios tend to be centered around objectives on the ground with each team attacking or defending a target. This is a straightforward multiplayer experience for most flight simulations. What you don’t see very much of is a bomber formation around which a lot of challenging flying and combat situations evolve – but you do…

IL-2's Tactical Air War went western front and it's been fun

IL-2: Great Battles multiplayer server Tactical Air War (TAW) is one of the most intense and also likely the most challenging server in the IL-2 multiplayer universe. Flying there usually favours teamwork, definitely requires a little planning, and this season has been unique as it is the first time the server has gone west to…

TAW starts a 1944-45 Europe campaign

Tactical Air War (TAW) is one of the most unique servers in the IL-2 multiplayer world with its sign-up only, persistent campaign lasting over many weeks of continuous back and forth. Now the popular server launches a 1944-45 western Europe campaign! What you need to know Launched officially yesterday, TAW 1944 is the first time…

First in-engine images of Yak-9 for IL-2: Great Battles

With 14,000 produced between 1942 and well after World War II was over, the Yak-9 was one of the most mass produced fighters in the Russian arsenal and in history as well. Today we’re getting our first look at this prolific fighter for IL-2: Great Battles with the fully textured and in-engine look at the…

Mission one of the Epsom Campaign for DCS: Spitfire IX

Flying warbirds in DCS World is an interesting experience for me as I had purposely separated the modern jets from the warbirds infavour of IL-2: Great Battles Series. Now with both WWII experiences now available to me it’s been a fun journey adapting to a sim that I know so well but with a subject…

Last flights of 2019

My last flights of 2019 have happened over the last 48 hours and I always find it fun to mark the occasion and think about what kind of sim flying I’m going to be doing next year. Let’s talk about a couple of my last flights. TAW sorties At the start of 2019 I said…

Mission 1 of the new ‘Wrath of Thunder’ campaign for AJS-37

My training for the AJS-37 Viggen is not yet complete which means that there’s still some critical systems that I don’t know to use well enough to consider myself really combat capable with the jet. But it’s a simulation and that sometimes means throwing caution to the wind and trying to have some fun anyways….

Next KOTA fly-in event comes just a week after the first

If you missed last week’s Knights of the Air fly-in event or if you were there and had so much fun that you want to go back, the admins of that server want to invite everyone back again to fly in this weekend’s server event. Here are the details! Battle for Novorossysk! The next battle…