Do you know anything about an I.A.R.-I.O.R Teleflex gunsight?

1CGS is working with a third party to bring us the IAR80/81 Collector Plane for the IL-2 Great Battles Series. This Romanian fighter aircraft is now well underway, however, the developers are appealing for some additional information to help boost the accuracy of the model. Do you know anything about the I.A.R.-I.O.R Teleflex gunsight? You…

IL-2 aircraft review: Ju88C-6: niche attack bomber

Battle of Normandy has incorporated in a lesser-known variant of the famous Ju88 bomber into its aircraft mix. This heavy fighter variant comes with a different role, different armament options, and a unique niche to fill out in the IL-2 series’ collection of World War II aircraft. This is my review of the Ju88C-6. A…

Me410 cockpit and new airfield images portent release of IL-2 Normandy

We’re on the final stretch for the full release of IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle of Normandy as the latest developer diary points out. This week we’re seeing the nearly finished Me410 cockpit and a bunch of new airfields. Me410 cockpit, airfields Up until know we’ve only see the pre-rendered versions of the Me410 cockpit. Now we’re…

IL-2’s Me410 and Normandy map move towards testing

The final stretch of the road for IL-2: Battle of Normandy is at hand as the 1CGS team move the final pieces of content into place. Among them are the last remaining flyable airplane, the Me410, and the Normandy map. This week we got new looks at both! 410, Normandy map move to testing A…

The IL-2 summer sale is on!

Yep, you knew it would be coming sooner than later. IL-2 Sturmovik’s summer sale season is upon us and its bringing with it some great deals on the main titles of the series and various add-on aircraft and vehicles. Let’s have a look! Coming in like a Hurricane This sale offers the usual assortment of…

IL-2 aircraft review: The magnificent Mosquito!

Dubbed the ‘Wooden Wonder’ thanks to its unique construction, the Mosquito proved to be a capable multi-role aircraft during its wartime service. It is nothing short of yet another classic and legendary World War II aircraft and now, it’s here in IL-2: Battle of Normandy! How does this aircraft stack up versus its reputation and…

IL-2 4.706: Arado Ar234 arrives!

I wrote a story late yesterday about how we had word that the next update for the IL-2 series was on its way and could arrive any day. That day has come already! New content and fixes The highlights of 4.706 are the arrival of the flyable Ar234 Arado jet bomber and the AI controlled…

IL-2 4.706 to introduce Ar234, B-26 AI

Get ready for another update for the IL-2 Great Battles Series in what appears to be a rapid fire series of updates that are adding new content to the IL-2: Battle of Normandy expansion. Coming soon are the Ar234 flyable jet bomber and the B-26 Marauder AI bomber. Let’s have a look! News and screens…

The white cliffs of Dover and other IL-2 news!

Another great IL-2 developer diary is out and thanks to Jason Williams, the Executive Producer, we now have some great new Normandy map screenshots featuring the iconic white cliffs near Dover. We also have some news about the Ar234, B-26 AI and the next patch. Let’s have a look! The cliffs! Taking on the Normandy…

A D-Day salute with the B-26 AI for Battle of Normandy

IL-2 Executive Producer Jason Williams posted four new screenshots today as part of a D-Day salute. They feature the upcoming B-26 AI model and it’s looking good. Let’s have a look. D-Day and Operation Overlord On the morning of June 6, 1944, Allied forces landed on the beaches of Normandy in what would be one…