Community Me262 video roundup

IL-2: Great Battle Series’ Me262 has certainly gotten some attention since its release early this week and I thought it’d be fun to round-up some of the fun or informative videos that are out there for your YouTube viewing pleasure. Let’s check them out! From training to impressions to combat There’s a ton of Me262…

Flight Sim Expo 2019 wrap-up

Now that I’m home and looking back on some fond memories of Flight Sim Expo 2019 it’s time to do a recap and get some of the things that I learned out there. Read on as fans of IL-2 and DCS will probably find some of the information interesting and I want to spread to…

The moment is here for Me262 fans with launch of 3.101

IL-2: Great Battles fans have been waiting anxiously for the launch of the Me262 for IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte and as of earlier today, it has arrived! It comes with an 80 point change list including Flying Circus aircraft in the form of the S.E.5a and Albatross D.Va and a new tank for Tank Crew…

Five minutes with the S.E.5a and Albatross D.Va

I spent a lot of time flying and talking at the 1CGS booth today. I’ve got much more to share but I wanted to share a few thoughts about two new aircraft coming to Flying Circus Vol 1. I only had a few minutes with them so this is less first impressions that I usually…

FS Expo 2019 Day One begins!

It’s day one of Flight-Sim Expo and I’m here to cover the expo and everything that is going on here today. Some big notable items that will capture the attention of my regular readers is the worldwide reveal of the Me262 at 1CGS’s IL-2 booth. Thrustmaster’s new Hornet grip is here. And there’s lots more…

A closer look at the Prokhorovka map for Tank Crew

In the trio of titles announced in late 2017, Tank Crew was the first to get its new map and it gives us an area of the Eastern Front that has been well explored in multiple previous titles including the original IL-2 series. What’s the new map like and how does it fit into the…

VIRPIL WarBRD Base and Grip full review

Selecting the right joystick is a central part of the flight sim experience and today I’m very pleased to bring to you my full review of VIRPIL’s desktop oriented WarBRD Base and WarBRD Grip. This base and grip combination is one of the newest to the market and I put it through its paces to…

Last chance to register for FS Expo 2019!

We’re now just days away from Flight-Sim Expo 2019 in Orlando Florida and that means that registration is closing soon. Last chance to register is coming up tomorrow so those of you making last minute decisions – now’s the time! Press release and other show details Here’s the latest press release with all kinds of…

Community video round-up spring 2019

If there’s one thing that I’m constantly surprised and impressed at, it’s the sheer volume and creativity of the flight sim community in creating new and exciting gameplay and cinematic videos. They showcase great gameplay and teamwork, fun and silly moments, epic compilations and brilliant displays of creativity. Here’s a round-up of some of my…

Me262 debuts next week along with massive 3.101 patch

IL-2’s patch 3.101 is promising to be a big one although we don’t have a full picture of everything that will be available, the team promises over 70 points of changes coming. Of course the Me262 is the headliner here for many of the fans of the series along with the Albatross D.Va and S.E.5.a….