Five minutes with the S.E.5a and Albatross D.Va

I spent a lot of time flying and talking at the 1CGS booth today. I’ve got much more to share but I wanted to share a few thoughts about two new aircraft coming to Flying Circus Vol 1. I only had a few minutes with them so this is less first impressions that I usually…

Update on Flying Circus server events

One of the great things about the IL-2, Rise of Flight and Flying Circus is the strength of the communities that make all of these into something special. There’s a bunch of regular events now happening on a near weekly basis that you may want to be aware of if you’re a Flying Circus Vol…

New Me262 details, Flying Circus update

1CGS latest developer diary is out and we’ve learned all kinds of new details about the development for the series. The Me262 goes to beta testers next week and should arrive in two or three weeks alongside the Albatross D.Va and S.E.5a scouts for Flying Circus Vol 1. It’s the 262 that attracts a lot…

IL-2 devs talk AI, maps, aircraft and vehicles in new diary

The latest IL-2 developer diary is out – on a Tuesday no less! This one is wide ranging and it includes some new information that we haven’t heard about until now along with some updates on all of the latest efforts. This is a recap of everything that we’ve learned. AI, maps, vehicles – and…

A word on IL-2’s trio of release dates

Development work on IL-2: Great Battles has continued, nearly continuously, for several years now and the 1CGS team has done an incredible job on the series. With three titles released and a trio of new ones currently under development, we have a considerable amount of content available. Of course, and as is always the way,…

New images of Bodenplatte map, S.E.5.a, Albatross D.Va, T-34

Development on the three IL-2: Great Battles Series titles continues and the developers are showing off the latest work on two aircraft, the interior of the T-34 and new images from the Bodenplatte map. S.E.5.a and Albatross D.Va The two latest aircraft in development include the S.E.5.a and the Albatross D.Va. The two fighters further…

A short editorial on Flying Circus’ future

There’s been some talk in the community over the last few days since I posted my latest interview with Jason Williams about the future of Flying Circus and I want to make sure everyone has the latest details and I want to throw my own thoughts in here too – I promise I will try…

Part 3: An interview with Jason Williams on Tank Crew and Flying Circus

It’s here! Part three of my interview series with Jason Williams (and Daniel Tuseev) focuses on the two newest entrants to the 1C Game Studios IL-2: Great Battles Series. I am, of course, talking about Flying Circus Vol 1 and Tank Crew – Clash at Prokhorovka. Sharing the big news of 2017 was the announcement…

IL-2 patch 3.012 is live! Two new planes, tanks, new map

1CGS has a habit of surprising us and here they are surprising us again with a major patch coming just two weeks after the last one. Patch 3.012 is now live and this time, we’ve got five pieces of content spread across their three products and they are: the Prokhorovka map, the M4A2 Sherman, the…

First impressions of Flying Circus’ Fokker D.VII and Sopwith Dolphin

IL-2 patch 3.011 came out earlier this past week and since then I’ve been trying to get as much time on the two new Flying Circus Vol 1 aircraft. The Fokker D.VII and Sopwith Dolphin are the two latest additions and here are my first impressions of both aircraft. First impression: Sopwith Dolphin When someone…