Fokker D.VIII first impressions

Flying Circus Vol 2 has increased its aircraft count to two thanks to the most recent IL-2 patch. The latest aircraft to arrive? That would be the Fokker D.VIII and here are my first impressions of this aircraft. A shared lineage The Fokker D.VIII arrived on the frontlines in the summer of 1918 and had…

Flying Circus Nieuport N.28 full review

The first aircraft from Flying Circus Vol 2 has arrived and it brings with it hope, expectations, new sim technology and a few concerns and debates left over from the Rise of Flight days. That’s a lot to cram into a review but I’m going to try! Let’s have a look at the Nieuport 28!…

Looking forward to the next IL-2 developments

IL-2’s Lead Producer, Jason Williams, popped up on the forums this morning to let us know that there wouldn’t be a developer diary this week but that the team was working on some cool stuff. The IL-2 team doesn’t always share a diary each week but when they do it usually has some great materials…

Fw190A-6 and new decals focus of IL-2 update

We have this week’s developer diary update from the 1CGS team and for the second week in a row we have a focus on the Battle of Normandy title that is in development right now. Two features are the focus of this week’s update including some new information on the Fw190A-6 including some interesting notes…

1CGS releases IL-2 patch 4.505 with 4K textures for all aircraft

A nice surprise to carry us in 2021 is here thanks to 1CGS and patch 4.505 for IL-2 Great Battles with several fixes, 4K textures for the I-16 Type 24 and one more thing. We now have 4K textures for all aircraft! High resolution quality textures all around This patch brings with it a big…

Flying Circus Vol 2 pre-order live, future of the series revealed

We’ve just learned about 1CGS’ plans for the future of the Flying Circus series within IL-2: Great Battles and there’s an impressive amount of information that has dropped today that should have World War I flight sim fans sitting up in their seats and have a look. Let’s dig into everything announced! The next two…

We’re going to learn more about Flying Circus Vol 2 next week

A note posted by IL-2’s Lead Producer, Jason Williams, on the IL-2 forum has indicated that there will be no developer diary update this week in lieu of full announcement on Flying Circus Vol 2 next week. Although we know very little about the project, I can make some guesses and read between the lines…

Breaking news: Flying Circus Vol 2 announced! (Updated)

It’s real and it’s happening. Just minutes ago, Jason Williams, IL-2 Lead Producer, posted a note that Flying Circus Vol 2 is happening and that new information would become available soon. Here’s what we have and what we know! New aircraft teased in the logo for the new title It’s been confirmed! Flying Circus Vol…