It’s the Hurricane Mark II give-away!

In celebration of the IL-2: Great Battles Hurricane Mark II Collector Plane release, I’ve worked with a couple of members of the community to give away a Hurricane Mark II Collector Plane. Did I say one? Because I have five to give away! Here’s how you can enter to win. The story behind the give-away…

The review of IL-2’s Hurricane Mark II

The IL-2 Sturmovik: Great Battles Series finally has a Hurricane it can call its own. This brand new Collector Plane in the series adds some variety to some previously released scenarios and adds a great deal of versatility and customization for virtual pilots flying the aircraft. Now that we have this aircraft in the series,…

Lots of fun! First impressions of the Hurricane

I’ve had a few hours with the new Hurricane Mark II, an IL-2 Great Battles Collector Plane, and I wanted to share some of my first impressions of the aircraft in my flights to date. Turning fight fun It’s hard for me not to jump to the conclusion with this aircraft because the impression it…

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!…

IL-2’s Hurricane Mark II new status update, screenshots

1CGS hard efforts on the Hurricane Mark II are finally taking their final shape as the Collector Plane nears release. Jason Williams has already told us that it’s expected to arrive in October and this week’s latest developer diary helps reinforce how much progress has been made. Let’s have a look! Eight screenshots and a…

There’s a reason why the Bf109G-6 Collector Plane is so popular

Recently I had a conversation in one of the IL-2 community groups about the Bf109G-6 Collector Plane. This aircraft is sold separately of other titles in the IL-2 series and yet, when you look online in a server like Combat Box, you’ll see a sometimes surprising number of them. Why is the Bf109G-6 as popular…

IL-2’s Yak-9, patch 4.005 take shape

1CGS reports that they have successfully transitioned to working from home and are doing their best to keep going reporting that they are working at their usual rate. Their update today focuses on their work on patch 4.005 as well as the upcoming Collector Plane – the Yak-9! Yak-9 cockpit textured and in-engine It’s always…