Flight Journal: The Ju 52 paratrooper raid!

I’ve been meaning to take the Ju52 onto a multiplayer server and do a paratrooper raid and finally last night I had the opportunity to take a crack at it in a group of pilots including Requiem from the Air Combat Tutorial Library. This is what happened! To the frontlines Finnish Virtual Pilots Dynamic War’s…

Recapping the first day of Sturmovikfest

The start to the second annual Sturmovikfest has been nothing short of incredible. I got a lot of flying in this Sunday checking out most of the events that were happening through the day. Here’s a short recap of some of the events including the mass formation event, the Flying Circus Sunday fly-in, and some…

Sturmovikfest Day One!

It’s here folks! Sturmovikfest 2021 starts today and we have a full slate of events on the schedule for the day. This is what you need to know about and how to get involved with the second annual Sturmovikfest! Dogfights and formation flights If you’re in Asia Pacific, you may have already checked out The…

Tank Journal: On the offensive in the Kuban

Time another Tank Journal (a slight deviation from the usual Flight Journal) to tell another story about IL-2: Great Battles and Tank Crew – Clash at Prokhorovka. This time I’m on the ground together with Tank Crew enthusiast and YouTube/Twitch streamer Wolfpack345 on the Finnish Virtual Pilots – Dynamic War server and another tank offensive…

Flight Journal: Varied flights and scenarios in IL-2: Great Battles

I’ve been doing plenty of IL-2: Great Battles flying recently on several of the series’ popular multiplayer servers. This won’t be a full flight journal but rather a summary of each and an example of the kinds of multiplayer experiences you can have on IL-2 right now. Transport run in a Ju52 I wanted to…

Community Q&A with the Finnish Virtual Pilots Server

The IL-2: Great Battles multiplayer scene has grown considerably over the last few years and there are plenty of servers out in the community that now cater to different tastes in multiplayer experience. One of the servers that has started to get a boost in player numbers recently is the Finnish Virtual Pilots – Dynamic…

Flight Journal: A summary of Sturmovikfest multiplayer flying

I’m starting a new series that I will occasionally contribute to called ‘Flight Journal’ where I write a brief summary of some of the recent single player or multiplayer missions I’ve flown and then captured screenshots from. I’ve done this kind of thing before but I’d like to make them into a series that I…

Finnish Virtual Pilots Dynamic War server is a hidden gem

The folks who run the Finnish Virtual Pilots Dynamic War server are running a server that doesn’t seem to always rise to the top of the server list but after my two flights on the server over the last two days of Sturmovikfest, I honestly think that it should. Here are my thoughts on what…