C-47, Churchill, StuG, and ground assets IL-2 dev diary

Three third party developers are getting the focus in this week’s Developer Diary from the IL-2: Great Battles team. In it we get a good look at the C-47 cockpit with new images, plus some fantastic detail shots of the Churchill Mark IV and StuG III as well as another armored vehicle for Battle of…

1CGS shows off work in progress C-47 cockpit

A small Easter Update from Great Battles Series Executive Producer, Jason Williams, with some new information and a screenshot of the C-47 for us to have a look at. Let’s have a look! In progress Offered for pre-order quite some time ago now, I’ve seen some comments recently with people wondering where the C-47. The…

1CGS celebrates 300th developer diary with C-47, IAR, updates

Yep, that’s right, 1CGS has provided the community with 300 developer diary updates since the announcement of IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle of Stalingrad back in December of 2012. The post coincides beautifully with the 20th anniversary of the IL-2 Sturmovik series and it brings with it some nice updates on the C-47 and IAR-80/81. There’s also…

C-47, Li-2, Snipe, Siemens-Schuckert D.IV collector planes announced!

IL-2: Great Battles fans have some new aircraft options on the horizon as four new Collector Planes were announced for the series. Two variants of the legendary DC-3 have been announced along with the first Collector Planes for Flying Circus in the form of the Sopwith Snipe and the Siemens-Schuckert D.IV fighter. I have the…

IL-2 Sturmovik 2020 year in review

We’ve nearly made it to the end of 2020 and its time to review the past 12-months of IL-2 Sturmovik. This is a summary some of the highlights of the work coming from 1C Game Studios and Team Fusion Simulations over the last year with the two branches of the IL-2 Sturmovik series. Let’s get…

Checking out the C-47 in IL-2

The last patch for IL-2: Great Battles brought us the C-47A Skytrain. This military focused derivative of the famous DC-3 airliner saw extensive use in WWII with its most iconic role being that of the transport that delivered Allied airborne troops in the hours before the storming of the beaches during Operation Overlord. Now that…

Hurricane readies for release, C-47 too!

The next patch for IL-2 Sturmovik: Great Battles brings two new aircraft to the collection – one as a flyable Collector Plane and the other as an AI-only type (for now – more on that in a bit). I am speaking of the Hurricane Mark II and the C-47 of course! Let’s have a look!…

1CGS updates us on Battle of Normandy, C-47 screenshots

From finishing a new free campaign for the Tempest Mark V to building new aircraft, there appears to be a lot going on at the 1CGS office and this week’s update covers a little bit of everything with the focus on new content for Battle of Normandy. Here’s some highlights that we learned about this…