A full review of Flying Circus Vol 2’s Fokker D.VIII

Flying Circus Vol 2’s aircraft set is slowly starting to grow and the second addition to the line-up is the last Fokker fighter of WWI – the D.VIII. This unique looking plane for the period has some really interesting attributes and adds some variety to the skies over the western front. This is my full…

IL-2 dev diary talks AAA, P-51, Pfalz, drop tanks!

This one was a bit of a surprise as it comes a bit earlier in the week rather than the usual Friday diary update. 1CGS has updated their development diary and in it they show off the latest on the Sd.Kfz. 10/5 Flak 38, the P-51B/C, and great new screenshots of the Pfalz D.XII. Let’s…

Fokker D.VIII first impressions

Flying Circus Vol 2 has increased its aircraft count to two thanks to the most recent IL-2 patch. The latest aircraft to arrive? That would be the Fokker D.VIII and here are my first impressions of this aircraft. A shared lineage The Fokker D.VIII arrived on the frontlines in the summer of 1918 and had…

Typhoon and Fokker D.VIII fly into IL-2 patch 4.602

Fans of the IL-2: Great Battles Series will be happy to know that patch 4.062 is out and with it some key new pieces of content and plenty of notes and updates that cover a wide range of features and issues in the sim. Let’s have a look at the highlights! Here comes the storm!…

Fokker D.VIII focus of IL-2 dev update, new update imminent

It’s just a small developer update this week but after the big C-47 and Flying Circus collector plane announcement midweek, that hardly seems like a bad thing. This update is mostly focused on the visuals of the Fokker D.VIII. We’ve also learned that the new patch has a planned release date. Fokker D.VIII The Fokker…

Fokker D.VIII, Normandy objects, IL-2 discount and more!

The latest developer diary for IL-2: Great Battles Series is out and its loaded with essential details about the series and what’s coming next too. There’s also a new sale out and a great new video has been released to show off how to make use of the new GAZ anti-aircraft truck. Let’s dig into…

Flying Circus Nieuport N.28 full review

The first aircraft from Flying Circus Vol 2 has arrived and it brings with it hope, expectations, new sim technology and a few concerns and debates left over from the Rise of Flight days. That’s a lot to cram into a review but I’m going to try! Let’s have a look at the Nieuport 28!…

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…

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…