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Attention Pilots!

 

It is our pleasure to announce some new Collector Planes for the IL-2 Sturmovik: Great Battles series! We are still waist deep in Battle of Normandy and Flying Circus Vol. II development, but we have decided to push on with our partner Ugra Media and bring you a few more iconic and important aircraft! The following planes have long been discussed as possible projects or desired by community members and now we are able to make the commitment to build them. So, without further delay here they are.


- C-47A Skytrain

 

- Lisouov Li-2 (Soviet version of the DC-3/C-47)

 

- Sopwith Snipe 7.F1

 

- Siemens-Schuckert D.IV

 

FULL ANNOUNCEMENT HERE.

 

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No_85_Gramps

Ooooh, C-47 AND the SSD.IV!

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=621=Samikatz

Ooooh, didn't expect the Soviet transport (slash bomber!) too. Will definitely pick all these up as they're available

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FlyingShark

Great news.

I'll pre-order early next month.

 

Have a nice day.

 

:salute:

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[F.Circus]MoerasGrizzly
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I'm hugely excited for the Li.2 but does it have to be a seperate 20 euro purchase? Do C-47 buyers at least get a discount?

 

Also YAY for super-late-war WW1 fighters that were not in ROF! Yay! for more transport planes! Yay for everything basically. Yay. Yaaayyyyy. Yay I say.

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Enigma89
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Don't forget the Pan Am skin

 

Pan American World Airways Douglas DC-3 Clipper - Cole's Aircraft

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DBFlyguy
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A C-47.... FINALLY.

 

Finally GIF - Thankyou Thanks Finally - Discover & Share GIFs

 

 

Pre-ordered! 😁

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[F.Circus]MoerasGrizzly

Yeah I pre ordered it instantly as well, it's like... gonna pay for it sooner or later xD

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Voidhunger

SIEMENS!!!!!thanks thanks thanks thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! SIEMENS!!!!!!👍

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SYN_Vander
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Fantastic! All aircraft = insta buy for me :)

 

Anyone remember this?

 

FC: Suggested Modifications & Planes - General Discussion - IL-2 Sturmovik  Forum

 

 

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Nadelbaum

Yay, pre-ordered!! Can't wait for the release!

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Ala13_UnopaUno_VR

It reminds me of the sale of the Yak9 and Yak9-t. Now C47 and Li-2.

We could do a numbers game, and change the Li-2 for il-4 xd

It's good news at least we will have something to launch with the allies ^^

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Obelix
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C47 flyable!!

 

Oh My God, I love you!!!

 

It's done, I just bought it, thank you, thank you and thank you

 

Vive les USA!!

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have a nice day guys. wake me when TC2 is announced

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PapaFlo

Wow - great News! Thanks

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6./ZG26_Klaus_Mann

Ordered. Badge plis!

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Please do not forgot the Stug III as tank Premium

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Voidhunger

Please start with the SIEMENS!😉

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RNAS10_Oliver
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Awesome news, knew about one of them from the coded teaser, but great to hear about the FC collectors aircraft. Shall purchase the C47 and Snipe as soon as I get home and/or they become purchasable. Also interesting to read from this announcement that seems FC3 is certain to be made at some point also.

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6FG_Big_Al

Wonderful news! I can't believe it 😄 Even with your teased message.... THANK YOU!!!!

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RedKestrel

Credit Card: "Please sir, no more flight sim purchases. I need rest."
Me: "Once more into the breach, my friend, once more!"

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[1Tac]DisCHQ

Kinda sad the Li-2 will be a separate purchase but it is what it is. 

 

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Zippy-do-dar

Here take my pub money why don't you

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IckyATLAS

Well done Jason. That was a nice birthday gift. Thanks !👍

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cardboard_killer

Pre ordered!

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DBFlyguy
4 minutes ago, [1Tac]DisCHQ said:

Kinda sad the Li-2 will be a separate purchase but it is what it is. 

 

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Makes sense for them to be separate purchases with the amount of work needed to make the Soviet version.

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FlyingShark
Just now, DBFlyguy said:

Makes sense for them to be separate purchases with the amount of work needed to make the Soviet version.

Indeed, they look the same but there are significant differences between the 2 (engines, cockpit,...).

 

Have a nice day.

 

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What a team of absolute STARS you are! Amazing announcement.

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Avimimus

Well... It's no Roland D.VIb but I think I'll have to fall in love ;)

 

...and to think we thought we'd never see another WWI aircraft!! 😄

 

The Lisunov-2 is also a bit of a miracle to have - and it'll give us a bomber slow enough for the Ju-88C6 to catch on the Eastern European scenarios... plus it'll potentially give a slightly larger bomb-load than the Pe-2 (although still likely less than the Il-4 would).

 

Honestly, the only downside to all of this is that I'll be waiting eagerly to pre-order the ones which I can't yet. Why, oh why, do we have to wait until they enter production to pre-order?? 😄

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mpdugas

Money spent of trinkets like these keeps development alive...I'm down for that: pre-ordered.

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AndyJWest

Tommy Sopwith's finest:

 

From Kermit's comments, it seems to suffer from the same wheely-bin directional stability issues that we've discussed with the Dr.1, Camel, etc. Should be a fun flyer.

 

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Voidhunger
3 minutes ago, Avimimus said:

Well... It's no Roland D.VIb

Yep Roland would be nice too!

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Quote from the announcement regarding Siemens-Schuckert D.IV.:

 

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This plane will be a challenge to make as references are tough to come by and we don’t believe any original examples survive today. However, we love a good challenge and plan to make this bird take flight just like all the rest.

 

PTO confirmed!!!

 

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itsbillyfrazier
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Pre-ordered.

 

Good news, although I'm not as excited as some about the announcement, but hey, the devs gotta eat and Jason needs the dosh for the casino...

 

We gotta play our part i suppose! 😉

 

Thanks Devs/Jason.

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6./ZG26_Custard

British Paras too! Tally Ho chaps! 

 

 

 

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40plus

Oooo, lots of people are going to be happy with this announcement....not me, but lots!

None of these are of interest to me personally.

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