IL-2’s Autumn Sale begins with 75% discounts!

Lots of excitement around the IL-2 series right now as a 75% sale kicks in and a major announcement arrives tomorrow sometime. If you wanted to fill your hangar with some IL-2 content, now is a fantastic time to add some aircraft in! The sale is on (or will be for Steam) Here are all…

Fill your IL-2 hangar with 75% off almost everything!

Earlier today, IL-2’s Lead Producer Jason Williams, launched the most aggressive sale that we’ve seen for the IL-2 series with 75% off most of the major products for the series including the campaigns, Cliffs of Dover, and all of the released IL-2: Great Battles Series titles. This is all part of a pre-release celebration for…

Flying the U-2VS on IL-2’s Combat Box server!

Flew a couple of missions last night on a server that I haven’t had a chance to check out yet: Combat Box. This new, North American based server, has been running for several months now with a special emphasis on late war aircraft compared to some of the other IL-2 servers out there. So, what…

Success and failure on IL-2’s Tactical Air War

In contrast to my recent F/A-18C flying on DCS’s Georgia-at-War server, my recent flights on the IL-2 Tactical Air War server have gone much better. Recent team-up with indie developer Jon Coughlin (check out his Roger Meatball flight sim project) on TAW netted us some great flying and one of my best dive-bomb attacks I’ve…

Reminder: IL-2 sale ends September 3rd

The ‘Endless Summer’ sale for the IL-2: Great Battles series ends next Tuesday on the website and this Thursday if you wanted to buy from the Steam Store. This is your reminder! A reminder of what’s on sale There’s a lot of good deals going on for IL-2 right now with sale and I always…

End of summer IL-2 sale is on!

Though not officially announced yet, it appears that an end of summer IL-2 sale is now on with various titles in the IL-2: Great Battle Series being offered at a substantial discount. If you were thinking about picking up something from the 1CGS IL-2 store or Steam, now is definitely the time! What’s on sale?…

Legends of the East Part Four: IL-2 Sturmovik

It’s time for part four of my ‘Legends of the East’ series focusing on both the history and the virtual representations of WWII era Soviet aircraft featured in the IL-2: Great Battles Series. The goal as stated in earlier version is to try and shed light on both the history and the use of these…

Legends of the East Part Three: LaGG-3 and La-5

For the second aircraft family in this series I focus on the legacy of the Lavochkin-Gorbunov-Gudkov designed LaGG-3 and, its far more successful follow-up, the La-5. This aircraft family often played second fiddle to the better liked Yak series, however, with 6,528 LaGG-3s and 9,920 La-5s completed before the end of the war, its hard…

Legends of the East Part Two: Yakovlev’s Yak-1 and Yak-7

For the first aircraft in the series I focus on Yakovlev’s famous Yak-1 and Yak-7 series of fighter that is popular in the virtual skies of the IL-2 series. We’re going to look at this aircraft with an eye to everything from its history to its performance both in the real world and in the…