Spitfire IX vs Bf109G-14: an aircraft review

It’s a classic match-up of Spitfire versus Bf109 in the first aircraft review for IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte. These two foes once again meet in the air with two of the later versions of the series. How do they stack up and compare against each other and some other common foes. Let’s have a look!…

Yak-1B, Ju 52 closer to completion

IL-2 Developer Diary updates have returned with greater frequency and this week Han was able to update us on the progress being made on the Yak-1B and the Ju-52. As we already know, the Yak-1B is a Series 127 aircraft and that comes with certain refinements to the Yak-1 design. Han fills us in by…

The Luftwaffe over the Kuban

With the announcement of IL-2: Battle of Kuban we get some spectacular aircraft to fly in an all new battleground. I wanted to do some of my own research to find out what each of these types represents. I also wanted to explore how these new aircraft fit into the overall product – beyond just…