IL-2 devs talk clouds, AQMG, Mosquito cockpit and mystery warbird!

This Friday developer diary update from the folks at 1C Game Studios has proven to be quite the interesting post with some fantastic new images showing off even more progress on their cloud technology, our first Mosquito cockpit images, and a mystery warbird mention. Let’s talk about this! Clouds improve What we’ve seen so far…

A look at possible futures for IL-2 Great Battles

After Jason’s update on the current status of the IL-2 Sturmovik: Great Battles Series, I’ve started wondering (again) about what’s just a little beyond the horizon. I’m not alone as I’ve seen several conversations pop-up all across the community about what the longer range plans for Great Battles. It seems it is long past time…

New clouds, AQM, and Breguet 14.B2 part of new IL-2 update

Breguet 14.B2 The first part of the update focuses on the Breguet 14.B2. This is the first French bomber to come to the Flying Circus series and it’s both an impressive aircraft as well as a popular one among those who used to fly it (or maybe still do) in Rise of Flight. When it…

More details about IL-2’s Ju88C-6

Of all of the aircraft coming with IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle of Normandy, the Ju88C-6 is probably the one with the least amount of understanding around it, how it was used, and how it fits into the history of the battle. I’ll admit that my own knowledge was somewhat limited too. Fortunately, lots of information has…

Jason Williams addresses some longstanding IL-2 issues

In recent weeks and months there have been many comments around some key features in the IL-2 Sturmovik: Great Battles Series. Some of those comments have bubbled over into some heated arguments and an update on what the team was doing about them seemed to be a necessity. That is just what we’ve got with…

Ju88C-6 and Gleaves-class on display for IL-2 dev update

Another short but image filled update from the folks at 1C Game Studios as they show off their latest work on the Ju88C-6 and the Gleaves-class destroyer that we saw just two weeks ago. Significant progress has been made! Let’s check it out. Ju88C-6 flies again Fans of twin engine aircraft might find this update…

P-51 goes ‘birdcage’ in latest IL-2 update

A few updates coming to us from the 1C Game Studios team and from Executive Producer Jason Williams in the form of some new P-51B screenshots. We also get a look at a new bomber crew member for US aircraft. Let’s check it out! ‘Birdcage style’ The earlier P-51 aircraft, before the definitive D model…

New IL-2 dev update focuses on IAR-80, destroyer for Normandy

Just a few tidbits of information and 1CGS very own Flight Journal style update comprise this week’s developer update. Fans of the IAR-80 will be pleased to see progress is being made on the exterior of this aircraft. Battle of Normandy continues forward as well as the 3D model for the Gleaves class destroyer is…

Flight Journal: Typhoon strikes on Combat Box

For years I’ve been dreaming of having the Hawker Typhoon make an appearance in a WWII combat flight sim. War Thunder has two variants but it wasn’t fully satisfying to me and so when news that IL-2: Battle of Normandy was bringing the British fighter to the sim, I was overjoyed. Recently I’ve been flying…