Two different reactions to the DCS: F-14, plus some history

I’m not sure if you folks are sick of it yet but DCS: F-14 by Heatblur has plenty of new material coming out on an nearly daily basis. We’ve got another early access video from MagzTV out now that comes on the heels of the one from Jabbers just a few days ago. The reactions…

Battle of Stalingrad 75th Anniversary

The last of the official armed resistance in the war torn city of Stalingrad ended on February 2nd, 1943 – 75 years ago. It’s a somber anniversary and a key moment in the annals of history but one worth remembering. Beginning of the end Stalingrad and the battle for the city lasted from the summer…

Looking at the Tempest Mark V in flight sim history

For some their favourite aircraft of World War II trend towards the some well known legends such as the Mustang, Thunderbolt, Flying Fortress or Corsair. For me, one of my all time favourites is the Tempest Mark V and seeing as its a plane we’ll be flying in the IL-2 series in the next 12-16…

A little history on the La-5FN

The La-5FN is coming to IL-2: Battle of Kuban representing the higher end of Russian fighter design in the middle to late 1943 time period. So what does the La-5FN represent and how can we compare its performance to other aircraft we already have in the series? Read on! Lavochkin’s vastly improved fighter The triplets…

September 15: Battle of Britain Day

Today is Battle of Britain Day. It’s a day that marks the beginning of the end of the Battle of Britain and a key moment where it became clear that the Royal Air Force was not going to be defeated in the skies over southern England and in-fact had gained strength. On that day in…