Legends of the East Part Two: Yakovlev’s Yak-1 and Yak-7

For the first aircraft in the series I focus on Yakovlev’s famous Yak-1 and Yak-7 series of fighter that is popular in the virtual skies of the IL-2 series. We’re going to look at this aircraft with an eye to everything from its history to its performance both in the real world and in the…

Revisiting the LaGG-3

Being the very first aircraft to be flyable in the new IL-2: Great Battles series, the LaGG-3 Series 29 has long since been the centre of any excitement or hype. It was in many ways the “default” fighter and as a result it’s been overshadowed. But is it deserving of its “mediocre” reputation? Let’s revisit…

Blazing Steppe is the next IL-2 scripted campaign

1C Game Studios announced today that they are offering a new scripted single player campaign experience as a follow up to their earlier Ten Days of Autumn campaign. Blazing Steppe is a Yak-1, Stalingrad based campaign and its now up for pre-order. The promise made by developers when Ten Days of Autumn was announced was…