IL-2 Patch 4.009 is here!

Coming at the start of an incredibly busy week, it’s IL-2: Great Battles Series with patch 4.009 bringing a series of new features to the series including new pilot models, new 4K skins, the new and free summer Velikiye Luki map, and more. Let’s have a look at some highlights! From Night Witches to 4K…

Flight Journal: RAAF in action in Desert Wings – Tobruk

This is my second flight journal flying with the pre-release version of Team Fusion Simulations IL-2 Sturmovik: Desert Wings – TOBRUK. This time I’m recounting my experiences with the second mission of the RAAF ‘Desert Hawks’ campaign flying the P-40B/Tomahawk Mark II into combat. Pre-release disclaimer As with my first post, this was written with…

The IL-2 and Rise of Flight holiday sale is on!

The holidays approach! Last minute shopping is on and so is the IL-2 and Rise of Flight holiday sale. Here are the details! Collector planes First up, we have collector planes on sale at 40% and 50% off depending on the aircraft. The La-5 Series 8 and FW190A-3 are both on for 50% off. These…

Revisiting Battle of Moscow’s Collector Planes

It’s been a while since IL-2: Battle of Moscow released and even longer since we first were able to fly that title’s two Collector Planes. So how are the P-40E-1 and MC.202 holding up these days? Not bad! Macchi misfit The MC.202 is probably the only aircraft that I can point to and say that…

P-40 may get a second lease on life in IL-2

I really liked the P-40 when it was initially added to the series but I recognized that it was a little troublesome to fly. I’ve learned since its release just how off the P-40 seems to have been from its real life version. There are a lot of reasons for that but it appears that…