Team Fusion shows off new video, Wellington, He111 torpedoes

Team Fusion is continuing to work towards their version 5.0 release and their North Africa expansion to the IL-2: Cliffs of Dover series. With dozens of new aircraft models and a North Africa map, Team Fusion has been slowly showing off new content as it’s finished and implemented. Lets have a look at some of…

2017: A year in combat flight simulation

This year has been a very good one for fans of combat flight simulations. Old stalwarts like Falcon BMS and IL-2: 1946 continue on, Cliffs of Dover has new lease on life, and ongoing developments take the DCS and IL-2: Great Battles series forward with new content and new hopes for expanded gameplay in the…

Reviewing the Spitfire Vb

I haven’t done an aircraft review in a while but I intend to do a little catching up on that over the next couple of weeks. The Spitfire Vb was added to the second gen IL-2 series earlier in the summer and its made a dramatic impact on the series. The Russian Spitfire Although never…

First impressions of IL-2’s Spitfire Vb

It’s been a long time if ever that a single aircraft has created this much enthusiasm in the IL-2 community. It seems that the Spitfire Vb has certainly done it and I have some of my first impressions. History, symbol, significance The Spitfire is something else beyond just another aircraft being added to the IL-2…

Spitfire skins on feature for US Independence Day

Jason Williams dropped a special nugget on Facebook and on the IL-2 forum earlier today with some extra screenshots of the impending release of the Spitfire Vb for IL-2: Battle of Kuban Premium owners. The screenshots are US themed Spitfire skins just in time for the 4th of July – American Independence Day. American pilots…

First video of IL-2’s Spitfire Vb

1CGS dropped a nice gift from this week’s Dev Diary with a short video showing off the Spitfire Vb. To say that the community is eagerly anticipating this aircraft would be an understatement. Overall handling The Spitfire was legendary for its sensitive elevator, average roll rate, impressive turn rate, and good overall performance. Gavrick from…

The Kuban Spitfire

During the Kuban battle in 1943, small numbers of Spitfire Mark V fighters were employed on the frontlines of the battle. They didn’t have a significant impact but it sure surprised the German pilots who came up against them – such was the reputation of the mighty Spitfire. Spitfire of the East The Spitfire is…

A quick update on the Kuban Spitfire

1CGS’ weekly developer updates keep coming with the last update of 2016 being brought to us by Han. The update gives us a pretty good view of the current progress on the Spitfire Mark Vb, an IL-2: Battle of Kuban Collector Plane due to arrive in June of 2017. The Spitfire! Progress appears to be…