Sturmovikfest update: Air racing, tank battles, formation flights, more!

Plans for Sturmovikfest 2021 are coming together as multiple events are lining up throughout the week long virtual festival. Here are some of the latest announcements that you may want to know about. A wide variety of options Every night will have a suggested fly-in location featuring a server in the IL-2 multiplayer community. Beyond…

Announcing Sturmovikfest 2021

It’s around this time last year that the IL-2 community tried something new. Sturmovikfest was a virtual festival centered around community events and involvement where we celebrated all things about the series that many of us have been with for decades. It was a huge success and exceeded my wildest dreams. And it’s back! What…

Celebrating the end of Sturmovikfest 2020

I want to thank all of you for your participation in Sturmovikfest 2020. With the success that I saw this year, I can’t help but think that this will be the first in what will become an annual event. Thank you all for making that happen. Thank you for everything! This inaugural year went beyond…

Watch Project R air racing – Update: Scharfi wins!

Unable to make Project R air racing by Combat Box today? You can watch the stream courtesy of jakethesnak2 on Twitch.TV right now! This is the first of what will hopefully be many tournaments organized by Project R and the Combat Box server group. Post race results! I have the post race result with YouTuber…

Flight Journal: A summary of Sturmovikfest multiplayer flying

I’m starting a new series that I will occasionally contribute to called ‘Flight Journal’ where I write a brief summary of some of the recent single player or multiplayer missions I’ve flown and then captured screenshots from. I’ve done this kind of thing before but I’d like to make them into a series that I…

Flying on The Unprofessionals server with Magz and Deadmeat

Yesterday, as part of Sturmovikfest, I joined in on The Unprofessionals server for the Australian fly-in. It was an early start for me but a worthwhile one as I got a chance to fly with Deadmeat and Magz for some fun combat missions on the server. Here’s a brief recap of our flights and my…

Sturmovikfest Day Seven: Penultimate!

It’s the second to last day of Sturmovikfest. I’ve updated the schedule as I held out some hope for KOTA’s server returning to the fold by weekend but it doesn’t look like it will so I highly recommend everyone visit Finnish Virtual Pilots server and check out their Dynamic War with moving frontline system. I…

Sturmovikfest Day Six: Weekend events start!

It’s Friday and the weekend kicking off which means that we’re in the final stretch of three days worth of events as part of the wrap-up of the first annual Sturmovikfest. Today, The Unprofessionals, Friday Night Flights, Grim Reapers special mission, and a regular fly-in on Combat Box help round out the events going on….

Sturmovikfest Day Five: Flying Circus fly-in!

It’s day five and it’s also Thursday which means we’re taking to the skies on the Jasta 5 Flugpark server for the Thursday Night Fly-in. Don’t have Flying Circus yet? There may still be ways to get involved! Fly (or ride along) on Flugpark! At 8:00 pm GMT (4:00 pm EDT) and then again at…