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1 minute ago, Han said:
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Hello everybody,

It finally snows in Moscow while we continue the work on the new aircraft. Including the new Collector Planes for both the Western and Eastern fronts of the war - Yak-9, Yak-9T and Hurricane. Today we're ready to show you the progress achieved at the moment for the British Hurricane, which will have 5 (!) different modifications in our sim:

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Full news - here is a full text and visual materials

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Hmmm, tempted to get the Hurricane now... 🤔

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Looking great! I've been waiting for this aircraft to be modeled in IL2 GB since the beginning of the series. My most favorite one.

Thank you for your work!

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So happy to see the Hurricane - always one of my favorites.

Thx for the news.

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The Hurricane is looking very sweet, really looking forward to it!

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Fantastic!

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    1. Hurricane Mk.IIa: basic model armed with 8 х 7.69 mm Browning MGs;
    2. Hurricane Mk.IIb: the number of MGs has been increased to 12;
    3. Hurricane Mk.IIc: this model had 4 x 20 mm Hispano guns;
    4. Hurricane Mk.IId: anti-tank model armed with 2 x 40 mm Vickers-S guns and 2 x 7.69 mm MGs;
    5. Hurricane Mk.II with Soviet weaponry that was installed on the Lend-Lease aircraft: 2 х 12.7 mm UB MGs, 2 x 20 mm ShVAK guns and Soviet bomb and rocket holders.

     

     

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YES!!!!!

IIc, special skin coming 😁😎😁😎😁😎😊

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Excellent! Great to get confirmation that we're getting so many armament types.

I see in the w.i.p pics that it has the Vokes air filter, will we get the standard temperate intake as well?

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Better than I could have ever hoped for! Infinite thank you's for adding this beauty into the Sim.

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This will be a great addition to IL-2 GB series. So many different modifications! I cannot wait to use Hurricane as a bomber hunter on TAW. Too bad it's not happening any time soon.

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Beautiful.

This is the one aircraft I've been waiting for since BoX was released.

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Hurricane weapons mod selection for dummies: 😉

 

1. Put lots of small holes in your enemy.

2. Put lots and lots of small holes in your enemy.

3. Put lots of big holes in your enemy.

4. Create a hole where your enemy used to be.

5. In Soviet Union, Socialism demands that all enemies get equal share of large and small holes. And added bonus Bombs!

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Hurricane is looking great and can't wait to fly it 🙂

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4 minutes ago, AndyJWest said:

Hurricane weapons mod selection for dummies: 😉

 

1. Put lots of small holes in your enemy.

2. Put lots and lots of small holes in your enemy.

3. Put lots of big holes in your enemy.

4. Create a hole where your enemy used to be.

5. In Soviet Union, Socialism demands that all enemies get equal share of large and small holes. And added bonus Bombs!

 

My .303 lawnmower. :cool:

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Great, will be a great addition to use both in Moscow/Stalingrad and Normandy!

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Very nice. I wasn't expecting so many modifications, I'm definitely gonna have to pick this up as soon as I can.

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Bought the hurricane after this post. So many Variants:)

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Good news indeed 

5 versions!! Thanks

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And to demonstrate how easily excitable I am, and Poor Impulse Control on payday, I've just preoredered the -9T, the only thing I didn't already have on order :)

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Fantastic

 

Defo gona tart her up as some sea hurricanes though.

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Already working on plans to add this to several of my DF missions for the BlitzPigs.

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48 minutes ago, namhee2 said:

Thank you!!! Perfect for the new "Channel Map":biggrin:

Im glad to see I'm not the only one thinking that this aircraft would look good there, along with the Stuka, the He111, and the Ju 88..

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8 minutes ago, Sharpe43 said:

Im glad to see I'm not the only one thinking that this aircraft would look good there, along with the Stuka, the He111, and the Ju 88..

 

Paint it all black and go fight Bf-110s in the moonlight...

 

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8 minutes ago, Sharpe43 said:

look good there,

And the variants are perfect for many virtual years of operations, from late BoB scenarios with the e7, 111 & 88 with the IIa/b, to intruder and hurribomber ops in '41, 2 and 3. YES! 

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Wellington bomber yet as well and we can do battle of western Europe 1941 - 1945 😁

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Looking great!!

 

What was the role of the hurricane around the BON timeframe? Ground attack? Home defense?

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3 minutes ago, Jade_Monkey said:

role of the hurricane around the BON timeframe

Mail delivery. I kid you not.

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3 minutes ago, Jade_Monkey said:

Looking great!!

 

What was the role of the hurricane around the BON timeframe? Ground attack? Home defense?

 

In 1944 in the west it had near entirely been replaced by the Typhoon in the fighter-bomber role, and the poor Hurricane was stuck on training, and ferrying people and post. Hurricanes still fought in the Far East, but on our map you probably would want to stop seeing them on the frontlines about late-42/early-43?

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15 minutes ago, Jade_Monkey said:

Looking great!!

 

What was the role of the hurricane around the BON timeframe? Ground attack? Home defense?

 

As has been noted historic Hurricane missions on the Normandy map will have to be set a lot earlier.  A passable representation of the Battle of Britain might be possible, with Bf 109 Es escorting He 111s to attack RAF airfields. The Luftwaffe will of course report all enemy fighters encountered as Spitfires. 😉

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