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  1. I would suggest now that spyware program is out of the way you either re-install or re-verify the game... that program may have blocked the installation of some elements... if you can launch it, then there should be no problem with selection of aircraft.


    As mentioned, please check for any other 3rd party software interfering.


    Don't forget to delete the cache file in Documents/1C SoftClub/il-2 sturmovik cliffs of dover/

  2. Just so there is no confusion... this is not a TFS poll.


    The actual list of new aircraft:


    Spitfire IIB/VA/VB/VB-HF plus Late and Trop


    Hurricane IIA/IIB/IIC/IID plus Late and Trop


    BF 108 Taifun (not TAIL-fun)


    BF 109E7/E7N/E7Z plus Trop


    BF 109F1/2/4/4Z plus F4 Late plus Trop for F2/F4/F4Z




    Ju88 A5/A-5-Late




    Beaufighter MKIF-Late/IC


    Gladiator Mk II and Trop


    Tomahawk Mk II/Mk II Late


    Kittyhawk Mk IA






    Macchi C.202 Series III/VIII plus 'Alto Quota' versions


    Dewoitine D.520


    Wellington IA/IC

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  3. On 10/3/2019 at 9:35 PM, Mysticpuma said:

    Thanks SM. Appreciate the update. My main interest currently is the P40F and the Wellington, hoping to see some news on them soon :)

    There will be no P-40F for TF 5.0... we have never promised this aircraft for this module.


    The Tomahawk Mk II has just entered the import/animation stage... the external model is being imported now.


    Below is with Placeholder skin/texture and obviously an error on the prop which will be corrected.  (with apologies to Pattle... he will have better images and video later)



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  4. 5 hours ago, Mysticpuma said:


    Using the original post in this thread,would you be able to give us a "1-year-on" update on the list so we can see how far along things have come in a year please? 

    Very much appreciate the first post in this thread it was comprehensive and detailed, would it be possible to have an annual update on progress? 

    Cheers, Mysticpuma. 

    Everyone on the team is working very hard and we have very little spare time.


    I myself do all the Flight/Damage models and am extremely busy.


    At some point we will provide a summary of all the intended content and its status... but no deadline.

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  5. 3 hours ago, 361ST_SPEKTRE76 said:

    For the people like me who own TF BoBr, is this MOD already in game or is this just the dev stream so to speak? I'd love you to do some Kittyhawk II vs. 109E-7B and F-2 battles like I used to in IL-2 '46.


    IF A DEV IS WATCHING ::: I would love to design career emblems for your SIM. If you want a Reference, just ask Jason.

    PM me with details.

  6. Just so everyone is clear:


    Animations for the instruments/controls/etc. in the cockpit are not present... neither are many animations for the external model.


    The current aircraft texture/skin is a placeholder and will be updated.


    Elements such as dust effects on takeoff/ground objects like rock formations or stone fields/AAA changes, etc. are also not present.


    These effects will be present in the release.

  7. 4 hours ago, kenspacykenspacy said:

    hi all, my game crashes to desktop after flying one single mission, everytime after the latest update 4.56 . No crash messages or anything. Anyone else getting this?

    Please post in Technical section, include your system specs, and a log report... see the instructions there.  😉

  8. Not for TF 5.0... they were not successful... the gunner basically had to kneel looking backwards through his knees and fire a very limited traverse weapon... these were generally removed or converted to fixed forward firing weapons controlled by the pilot for strafing.


    May happen for TF 6.0.  (fixed forward firing)

  9. 23 minutes ago, Avimimus said:

    Some quick feedback:

    - One of the things I liked about Cliffs of Dover was the impression that small caliber bullets could damage components of aircraft (even penetrating some way into the airframe). With the new revision to guns this is no longer noticeable. Perhaps it is because I can take 4-5 bombers using a cannon armed Bf-109E4 with the same easy I can shoot down 1-2 using the machine guns of a Hurricane.

    - The AI improvements are welcome, but I'm still seeing bombers regularly do barrel rolls as a basic defensive maneuver... so it might be worth looking at that specific case.


    As an additional note - it'd be great if we could select what texture/lighting pack we use - as some of us preferred the less saturated colours of the original (may have to do with differences in colour perception/colour blindness).


    Anyway, this is looking to be truly fantastic!

    There have been no changes to the weapons or damage models for 4.56.

  10. On 9/19/2019 at 6:51 PM, FurphyForum said:



    Currently there is no Skin or Template folder on the Official Forum to correlate the existing skins for Cliffs of Dover Blitz franchise series, and one needs to go in search on other forums in order to gain access to skins in order to download them.


    Given the impending release of TF 5.0 - Tobruk and the new flight models for this game version, one can assume that skinners will want to start skinning these aircraft as soon as practical.

    With that in mind and given the lack of a Skin and Template file system for Cliffs of Dover Blitz, it would be prudent in requesting that sub folders of the described above be implemented on this Official Forum prior to the release of TF 5.0 - Tobruk.


    Coupled with this train of thought, I would like to put forward the request that a main folder (a), consisting of a subfolder (b);


                    a.    Skins and Templates, and

                    b.   4K Skins and Templates.


    be implemented inside of the IL-2 Sturmovik Official Forum under the Cliffs of Dover sub forum. 





    For your consideration.

    Hello Furphy


    We will add a Skin section here before we launch.


    As well as other sections.


    Thanks  👍

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  11. On 8/30/2019 at 9:42 AM, catlord said:

    Hi there,

    i just come back to Cliff of dovers with an xbox gamepad.

    According to your experience what would you advise me to make a flyable config with this device. Is there any default game set up ?

    Thank you !


    Hello Catlord


    Yes, the guys sometimes can be a little harsh...  😉


    But seriously, our recommendation is you invest in a joystick.


    You'll find your enjoyment of the game goes up hugely.


    Often you can find a used joystick for as little as $20.


    Try to find one with a twist rudder handle... otherwise  you will need to buy rudder pedals... which are great, but costly.

  12. Thanks to Tepes for the following suggestions:




    For those of you losing HOTAS/Rudder after Windows 10 patches, upgrades, etc...
    Below is a easy way to get back in without redo all HOTAS/Rudder setup in the game:


    HOTAS lost profile Blitz won't recognize

    Get in the game and assess the new IDs for HOTAS and Rudder.
    You do this by prettending you wanna redo the mapping (for both if u have separate hardware HOTAS/Rudders) in Options/Aircraft/AXES:

    Make note of both HOTAS and Rudder/Pedals new IDs.

    Mine are like these:


    The numbers/IDs: 61EAB111 and 608DF333 are the ones Windows 10 changes at restarts or for other reasons I don't know.

    Those are the ones u write down.

    Then go in the Blitz folder:

    Documents/1C SoftClub/il-2 sturmovik cliffs of dover and look for your saved profile from Options/Aircraft/AXES/Save as:

    Mine is called blitz1 ...therefore there is blitz1.ini ..yours maybe different.

    Edit the file and change appropriately old number/IDs with new ones and save ...Voila!

    Your mapped again like before and your HOTAS working again.

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