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IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover Latest instalment in the acclaimed IL-2 Sturmovik series from award-winning developer 1C: Maddox Games.

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Old 02-28-2011, 09:03 AM
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Does anyone else think that only having a dozen flyable planes is pretty weak? epically when the game has been in development for some long.

i hope that there are plans to make alot more flyable planes in the future? is there going to be any American or Russian planes available on release?(i realize America didn't official enter the war until 1941, but there was still American planes and Americans flying in china and other places.)

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Old 02-28-2011, 09:24 AM
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Not Really, Its about the Battle of Britian, How many different aircraft did you think fought in that. As to American Aircraft, umm NO Thanks, Lets just keep it to the aircraft that were involved. Im sure if the time period moces along we will get more aircraft, But Since we are looking at a Battle of Britian sim, then im afraid you are only going to get Battle of Britian Aircraft.
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Old 02-28-2011, 09:39 AM
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Just the beginning, mate, just the beginning ... many more will follow, if the market answer is good.
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Old 02-28-2011, 10:33 AM
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We've got the 109 and the Spitfire. In 1940, these are THE two best fighters operational in the world. Then we've got the Hurricane, the work horse of the RAF, and the 110 the only German fighter that could operate over London for a useful time.

German bombers are well represented as are British planes like the Defiant

What others do we need?

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Old 02-28-2011, 10:34 AM
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There will be 10 flyable, BoB related planes.
Spitfire
Hurricane
Blenheim
Bf109E
Bf110C
Ju87B
He111
Ju88A
Fiat G.50
Fiat Br.20
plus the SU-26, just for fun

From some of the BoB related ones, there will be variants flyable, so (so far is known now, but nothing official!) it will be 16 plus the SU-26.

Not bad IMHO , compared to the IL2 release or other combatflighsim games.
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Old 02-28-2011, 10:42 AM
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And to ad the AI controled ones:
Boulton-Paul Defiant Mk.I
Bristol Beaufighter Mk.IF
Bristol Blenheim Mk.I
Gloster Gladiator Mk.II
Vickers Wellington Mk.IC
Avro Anson Mk.I
Supermarine Walrus Mk.I
Short Sunderland Mk.V
Dornier Do-17Z-1
Dornier Do-17Z-2
Dornier Do-215B-1
FW-200C-1 Condor
He-115B-2
Bf-108B-2 Taifun
FIAT CR. 1942 Falco


realy not a bad planeset to create a BoB scenario.
And hopefuly Maddox will keep these scenario related work
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Old 02-28-2011, 10:49 AM
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IIRC it takes them about 6 months to do the cockpit and everything else in order to make it flyable in CoD. The only mystery now is the E-4. Apart from that we're getting the full package, I do not know what you expected TBH.
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Old 02-28-2011, 10:55 AM
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I find this a very topic interesting.

I must say, I've often wondered the extent to which IL-2 flight sim "pilots" fly various aircraft.

I must tell you, I stick with one aircraft at a time - I find a single aircraft's flying characteristics tough enough to master without jumping from one type of aircraft to another.
That's not to say that I don't fly other aircraft - I do - but when I do, it will be for a relatively long time.
It would perhaps be interesting to run a poll on this.
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Old 02-28-2011, 10:56 AM
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"American and Russian planes".......in the Battle of Britain? IL2CoD offers already more flyable planes than any other BoB sim ever did. 12 planes is pretty much everything of importance that flew in that conflict, and even some more.
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