1CGS shows off Nieuport N.28, paratroopers

We have our first look at a Flying Circus Vol 2 aircraft in the form of the Nieuport 28! The aircraft is in development and on its way towards being made a flyable type in a future patch. We also got a look at the 3D model for U.S. paratroopers coming for IL-2: Battle of…

Looking forward to the next IL-2 developments

IL-2’s Lead Producer, Jason Williams, popped up on the forums this morning to let us know that there wouldn’t be a developer diary this week but that the team was working on some cool stuff. The IL-2 team doesn’t always share a diary each week but when they do it usually has some great materials…

1CGS year in review, look to 2021, and a sale!

The team at 1CGS, the folks behind IL-2 Sturmovik: Great Battles Series are looking back at a long year behind us in 2020 and to the future in 2021. They’ve also announced a new sale. Let’s have a look at everything talked about in the update and the things you need to know about what’s…

Flying Circus Vol 2 pre-order live, future of the series revealed

We’ve just learned about 1CGS’ plans for the future of the Flying Circus series within IL-2: Great Battles and there’s an impressive amount of information that has dropped today that should have World War I flight sim fans sitting up in their seats and have a look. Let’s dig into everything announced! The next two…

Best guess at a planeset for Flying Circus Vol 2

I’ve been challenged in the comments and in my own head to come up with a possible aircraft list for next week’s Flying Circus Vol 2 announcement. There’s just a few days to go until we learn the full list from the developers but lets have a little fun and make some guesses. Here goes!…

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…

Breaking news: Flying Circus Vol 2 announced! (Updated)

It’s real and it’s happening. Just minutes ago, Jason Williams, IL-2 Lead Producer, posted a note that Flying Circus Vol 2 is happening and that new information would become available soon. Here’s what we have and what we know! New aircraft teased in the logo for the new title It’s been confirmed! Flying Circus Vol…

If Flying Circus Vol 2 happens, what aircraft might we see?

It’s been a while since I engaged in any real speculation, however, a recent interview with Jason Williams and Daniel Tuseev from the 1CGS IL-2: Great Battles Team has renewed speculation that there could be a follow-up Flying Circus title. If Flying Circus Vol 2 does happen, what aircraft might we see and what scenario…

What I hope to see in Flying Circus Vol 2

Flying Circus Vol 1 has been out for long enough that I’ve started to give some more though towards what the future might hold for this series within the IL-2: Great Battles collection of titles. Although Flying Circus Vol 1 isn’t perfect (read my full review here), nearly every time I fly it, I am…