Gotha G.V, Normandy news and more in IL-2 update

This week we’ve been treated with some great new images of the Flying Circus Vol 2 Gotha G.V bomber along with some news and updates on Battle of Normandy, Flying Circus, and even some new airfield textures for Normandy that look pretty good. Let’s have a look at the latest update! The G.V on its…

Flight Journal: Flying in the P-51B on Combat Box

I joined YouTuber Wolfpack345 and a couple of others on the Combat Box server the other day to check out the P-51B in multiplayer. We attacked ground targets, got tangled up with some Ju88’s and had a bunch of fun. Here’s a few excerpts from our battles! RAF Mustang ground attack sortie For our first…

What’s next for IL-2 Great Battles in 2022 and beyond?

Over the next six months, 1C Game Studios is set to deliver quite a bit of content for both IL-2: Battle of Normandy as well as Flying Circus and sprinkled in there are some Collector Planes and Vehicles too which will add to the experience. After that we don’t really know what comes next so…

IL-2’s roadmap for 2022 revealed!

If you were wondering what was next in queue for the IL-2 Sturmovik: Great Battles Series your questions will have been answered as we have a new roadmap from IL-2’s Executive Producer, Jason Williams. In a new post in his Ready Room thread, Jason talks about the challenges and accomplishments of the past year and…

IL-2 hotfix addresses long list of items

IL-2 version 4.702 released just before the Russian Christmas Holiday period bringing with it the P-51B and a bunch of new features. Now, just on the otherside of the holidays, we have a fairly substantial hotfix that you may want to have a look at addressing a long list of items including a couple of…

How much is too much for flight sim content?

The launch of Hot Start’s Challenger 650 for X-Plane 11 has brought with it the steep price tag of $115 USD. And, as a result, a lot of discussion on the pricing of flight sim content. The question of how much is too much for a flight sim module is now making the rounds. What…

IL-2 Winter Sale extended to Jan 12

If you were holding out on the IL-2 Sale but needed a little more time to make some decisions, there’s good news at the IL-2 Winter Sale has been extended to January 12th. Winter sale extended The Annual Winter (Christmas) Sale has been extended on the IL-2 Official Webstore until January 12th. The sale is…

Flight sim news round-up: F-22, F-35, J-3 Cub, Webinars and more

It’s a new year and a new news round-up with all of the things that I haven’t been able to update you on so far over the last week. Let’s have a look! HotStart Challenger 650 nearing release Launching under the Take Command! brand, X-Aviation and HotStart are set to release their long awaited Challenger…

Goals in flight simulation in 2022

Last year I wrote myself some goals for 2021 and I am pleased to report that I have achieved most or all of my goals that I set out for myself. Although I didn’t spend as much time with bombers as I had hoped, I did do most of the other things that I set…

Review of IL-2: Battle of Normandy’s P-51B Mustang

When I was very young, I had two plastic airplane models. These were the kind suitable for a 3-year-old to fly around the house without causing too much trouble and those models were rough approximations of the Spitfire and Mustr. As a result, I knew what P-51 Mustang was before I was 4-years old. It…