IL-2 has a mystery plane that will be announced soon (updated)

A relatively straightforward question asked on the IL-2 forums has lead to a much more interesting answer from IL-2 series Executive Producer Jason Williams. As a result, we now know that a mystery aircraft is in development now and will be announced soon. Here’s what we know! Of pre-orders and mystery planes Let’s talk about…

Mosquito update for IL-2 Battle of Normandy

A new developer diary is out from 1CGS and, as is customary, we have a ton of new screenshots and some new details on the next aircraft to come to IL-2: Battle of Normandy. Let’s have a look at the latest on the famous and legendary Mosquito! Mosquito looking magnificent Well over a dozen new…

Countdown to IL-2’s Battle of Normandy

Announced late in 2019, IL-2: Battle of Normandy has now been in the flight sim community consciousness for about 2-years and 5-months now. It wasn’t until July 2020 when the first piece of Normandy content became available with the release of the P-47D-22 in Update 4.008. Needless to say, Battle of Normandy has been in…

Modifications for IL-2’s Me410 revealed

The Messerschmidt Me410 had a complex history as the Luftwaffe continued to pile on different requirements and add mission types. That resulted in a wide variety of modifications to the aircraft and I, like many of you, have wondered what IL-2 Battle of Normandy would do to represent at least some of these modifications. Thanks…

IL-2 plans custom input profiles and shows off B-26

Two pieces of news out of the 1CGS team detailing the B-26 Marauder for IL-2: Battle of Normandy and a plan to improve the hardware input configuration system adding custom input profiles. Let’s have a look! Custom profiles IL-2 Great Battles predecessor, Rise of Flight had the ability to assign key maps and joystick curves…

1CGS shows off Mosquito FB.VI for Normandy!

This week’s IL-2 developer diary is focused on two items. The first is the latest development images and status on the Mosquito FB.VI for Battle of Normandy and the second is a look at some updated propeller rendering technology. Let’s go! Mosquito and propellers First, the development update. Mosquito is making some good progress according…

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…

IL-2 update includes Ar234, Bedford truck and statement

1C Game Studios started their developer diary update with a statement on the war in Ukraine. Meanwhile, development on aircraft like the Ar234 as well as some vehicles like the Bedford truck and updates to the US bomber pilot models are coming through as well. Ukraine situation statement The last few days have been difficult…