IL-2 September promo codes offer 50% off!

The weather is starting to cool off here in the northern hemisphere just a little and that seems like a good opportunity for another sale for the IL-2 Sturmovik: Great Battles Series this time with some promo codes in their webstore. Half off almost everything From today until September 30th, everyone will have two promo…

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…

Review of Flying Circus Vol 2’s SPAD VII (150hp)

The 150 horsepower version of the SPAD VII is now out thanks to update 4.603 and it comes packing with some nice features as well as filling an interesting gap in the aircraft list for Flying Circus. Let’s have a look at this new aircraft, how it handles, what its strengths and weaknesses are, and…

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…

Air Attack Tactical Combat hosting new ‘Kings of the Skies’ tournament

One of IL-2’s newer multiplayer servers, Air Attack Tactical Combat were big supporters of this years Sturmovikfest and they are looking to organize a fun series of competitive squadron dogfight scenarios coming up in September. Here are the details! Squad multiplayer combat Air Attack Tactical Combat server’s newest event is aimed at hosting a competitive…

Intense and action packed. My full review of ‘Steel Birds’ for IL-2!

The IL-2 Sturmovik: Great Battles Series has a small but growing collection of paid Scripted Campaigns covering a variety of aircraft and battles. One major aircraft type has been left out so far and that’s the Fw190. But that is no more! Alexander =BlackSix= Timoshkov’s latest ‘Steel Birds’ campaign puts us into the thick of…