Me410 preview in latest IL-2 dev diary

The last flyable aircraft release for IL-2 Battle of Normandy is coming soon and the folks at 1CGS have a new developer diary update that gives us our best look yet at this interesting German warbird. We also hear a little bit more about what’s going on with the rest of the project. Let’s have…

IL-2 aircraft review: The challenge of the DFW C.V!

In early December, Flying Circus Vol 2 added yet another aircraft to its release list with the availability of the DFW C.V. It’s taken me a while to circle back to this airplane but, as they say, this is better late than never! This scout aircraft and occasional light bomber packs in some interesting capabilities…

What’s next in the near term for IL-2 Great Battles

There’s not going to be a developer diary update for the IL-2 series today but we did hear from Executive Producer Jason Williams today on what they are currently working on. I thought maybe now would be a good time to have a look at what’s coming in the near term for IL-2. Let’s go….

I love this! The Sopwith Triplane review!

When I went to buy up a bunch of aircraft to get started with Rise of Flight, I decided on two famous Sopwith aircraft types – the Pup and the Camel. Classic aircraft! I gave the Sopwith Triplane a miss not knowing the aircraft very well and kind of ignoring it as a sub-type that…

First look at the Sopwith Snipe and Siemens-Schuckert D.IV

A new IL-2 series developer diary is out and this time we’re getting our first look at Sopwith Snipe and Siemens-Schuckert D.IV. These are Collector Planes intended for use with Flying Circus. Let’s have a look! Final fighters As the first World War ground to a close, new fighter designs were still being churned out…

The Tripe is here in new IL-2 patch

Tripe, Tripehound, or officially the Sopwith Triplane, this three winged scout is now released to owners of Flying Circus Vol 2. It comes with a small patch that still features several dozen updates for the rest of the series. Let’s have a look! The last aircraft for Vol 2! Flying Circus Vol 2’s aircraft set…

Liveries displayed for Sopwith Triplane and B-26 for IL-2

A new IL-2 developer diary is out this week with a short update that is heavy on the eyecandy as we get a very good look at the Sopwith Triplane and the B-26B-55 including some stunning new liveries. Let’s have a look! Tripe and B-26 on display The Sopwith Triplane (or the “Tripe”) is the…

New IL-2 update out! Ju88C-6, 0/400, G.V, new sky, new campaign!

The Great Battles side of the IL-2 series has a new update out and its packed full of content. Update 4.703 includes a brand new sky model that’s been discussed in recent updates, new lighting, flight model fixes and changes and its pacing three new aircraft including the Ju88C-6, the Handley Page 0/400 and the…

Me410 and next update focus of new IL-2 dev diary

A new developer diary is out for the IL-2 Great Battles series and its focused on the Me410 as well as a look at what’s coming in the next update. Final stretch for Me410 The latest developer diary reports that the Me410 is making good progress and that it’s cockpit is making the final stretch…

New Gotha G.V, 0/400, and Ju88C-6 images for IL-2

A post on the IL-2 forums from IL-2’s Executive Producer has revealed some new screenshots of three aircraft that are coming to the IL-2 series. We have images of the Gotha G.V, Handley Page 0/400, and the Ju88C-6. The bomber patch? Posted to Jason’s Ready Room, these latest images give us plenty of good looks…