Flight Journal: Flying into Hurricane Laura

My fascination with weather, aviation, and flight simulation came crashing together in the most fantastic way as I decided to fly a hurricane intercept mission into Hurricane Laura and see what the new Microsoft Flight Simulator can do with its weather engine. The results impressed on nearly all fronts! Hurricane hunter A large and powerful…

IL-2: Great Battles Series 2019 year in review

To say that 2019 was a busy year for the 1C Game Studios team and for the IL-2: Great Battles Series would probably be an understatement. By the end of this year, 1CGS has released two of three titles that they announced back at the end of 2017 and announced a new title. They also…

Pre-order for Yak-9, Yak-9T and Hurricane II up!

In addition to the announcement of IL-2: Battle of Normandy, the latest IL-2 Collector Planes are up for pre-order sale today with the Yak-9, Yak-9T and Hurricane Mark II all available on the store for pre-order. Let’s have a look at the details! Yak-9’s and a Hurricane II 1CGS has elected to separate out the…

Hurricane II, Yak-9 and Yak-9T announced as IL-2 Collector Planes!

We’ve heard some very compelling rumours for weeks and now we have the official announcement and confirmation that 1CGS is going to be bringing the Hurricane Mark II, Yak-9 and Yak-9T to IL-2: Great Battles Series as Collector Planes. Let’s have a look at the announcement, the aircraft, and everything that we’ve learned from this…

More talk of the Yak-9, Hurricane, future for IL-2: Great Battles

Many of you will recall that we had information come out about two new Collector Planes for the IL-2: Great Battle Series and that the two aircraft would be the Hurricane and Yak-9. We haven’t heard much following that initial leak of information, however, we have new chatter from the developers and there’s lots of…