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…

1CGS details IL-2: Battle of Normandy development

Development on IL-2: Battle of Normandy is now well underway with the developers beginning to show us aircraft and talk about other elements of the title that are now underway. This week we’ve learned about some of the work being undertaken and we get our first look at the AI-only C-47A. First look at the…