Jason Williams addresses some longstanding IL-2 issues

In recent weeks and months there have been many comments around some key features in the IL-2 Sturmovik: Great Battles Series. Some of those comments have bubbled over into some heated arguments and an update on what the team was doing about them seemed to be a necessity. That is just what we’ve got with…

Sturmovikfest 2021 thank you and recap!

The second annual Sturmovikfest has ended and I wanted to take a few moments and thank people and organizations for helping to make the second annual festival happen both on the stage and behind the scenes. Thank you all around A virtual festival like this doesn’t happen on its own. A lot of people are…

Sturmovikfest day five!

It’s day five of Sturmovikfest and we’re closing in on the finale happening this weekend. Tonight, the scheduled fly-in is on the Jasta5 Flugpark server. Every Thursday (and Sunday), Flying Circus virtual squadrons and individuals hop in on this server to engage in some fun WWI air combat action. The server has seen numbers go…

Flight sim news round-up for April 10

There’s a lot of news flying around these days and here are some key stories that jumped out at me over the last several days that you might want to know about. JustFlight working on a BAe 146 for X-Plane They are calling it the 146 Professional and its a new regional airliner for X-Plane…

IL-2 24-hour flash sale on webstore

1CGS is having a webstore only flash sale for IL-2: Great Battles Series with three titles on sale for anywhere between 50% and 75% off. Here’s what you need to know! On sale for 24-hours only Three titles in the Great Battles Series are going on sale for today online on the IL-2 webstore. Tank…

Flight Journal: Pfalzing out of the sky

Last week I was on the Flugpark server for one of their Thursday night fly-in events that have recently picked up steam again after the announcement of Flying Circus Vol 2. Among my flights that night was one particularly challenging fight in the Pfalz D.IIIa that I thought I’d share. Sometimes its not about the…

We’re going to learn more about Flying Circus Vol 2 next week

A note posted by IL-2’s Lead Producer, Jason Williams, on the IL-2 forum has indicated that there will be no developer diary update this week in lieu of full announcement on Flying Circus Vol 2 next week. Although we know very little about the project, I can make some guesses and read between the lines…

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…