Screenshots from tonight’s Thursday Night Fly-in

Tonight was the weekly Thursday Night Fly-in hosted by the Jasta5 sever and put on thanks to the organization of US103 and JG1. There was plenty of multiplayer action going on with 20-30 or more players on the server for several hours of flying. I flew some solo flights tonight mostly doing light ground attack…

Thursday night fly-in for Flying Circus

If you’re looking for some late week multiplayer action in IL-2: Great Battles Series’ Flying Circus, tonight is the night as US103, JG1 and J5 host a regular fly-in event. Here are the details! Every Thursday The Rise of Flight and Flying Circus community once again prove that they have great organizational powers by holding…

Multiplayer fun on Flying Circus’ JG1 server!

With the release of the Arras map and the full compliment of aircraft now available, Flying Circus is closing in on release and things are picking up for multiplayer. Last night I joined a few fellow pilots as we flew on the FC JG1 server. It was fun, joyful even, to take to the skies…

First impressions of Flying Circus’ new Arras map

Plenty of attention is on IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte now with the latest patch coming out and bringing with it four aircraft and the new Rhineland map. But that shouldn’t overshadow another momentous occasion for IL-2’s World War I oriented Flying Circus Vol 1 as the Arras map has also arrived. Here are some of…

Countdown for IL-2 patch 3.201 is on!

It’s just a guess but based on all of the available statements and information out there, we are likely just days (or even hours?) from the release of IL-2 patch 3.201 and I’m extremely excited. I know many of you are to. The countdown is on…even if we don’t know exactly when it will drop!…

IL-2 3.201 dev diary includes Tank Crew, Flying Circus and Bodenplatte

It’s a triple threat this week for the IL-2 developer diary as the team lays out new details and updates for all three in-development titles: IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte, Tank Crew – Clash at Prokhorovka, and Flying Circus Vol 1. It’s a big update and it runs the gamut from aircraft to tanks, maps, and…

1CGS needs special beta testers for the final push

The team behind IL-2: Great Battles is pushing towards the end of development on three titles that the team announced nearly a year and a half ago with IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte, Flying Circus Vol 1, and Tank Crew – Clash at Prokhorovka all now looking to cross the finish line. Jason Williams, the Lead…

Check out szelljr’s incredible Flying Circus skins

The flight sim community constantly astounds me when it comes to the sheer variety of talents out there. So many of you contribute with your thoughts, your ideas, your videos, screenshots, writing and more – for someone like szelljr, its the visual art that translates historical photos and references into some true pieces of art….

IL-2 patch 3.102 is out with two new FC aircraft and one tank

The latest patch in the IL-2: Great Battles Series is out and at 2.5GB it introduces a fair bit of new content. This patch is focused on the Flying Circus and Tank Crew parts of the Great Battles Series with the release of the Halberstadt CL.II, Bristol Fighter F.2B for Flying Circus and Pz.Kpfw.IV Ausf.G…