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Review: German Yak-1B
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The Soviet Yak-1 captured by the German Luftwaffe is a popular Premium aircraft in War Thunder and has already found it's way in many virtual pilot's hangars. As one of the more potent foes within the Soviet arsenal to counter the German Bf 109 and Fw 190, for a German pilot the captured Yak-1 can be an excellent addition to an already powerful lineup. Let's see how this machine perform side-by-side with the Messerschmitts and Focke-Wulfs.

Are you among the owners of the captured Yak-1? Share your preferred German lineup as well as your tips with other aviators in the comments!



The War Thunder Video Tutorials are a series of video guides created to equip the Community with the means necessary to compete on the fierce battlefields of War Thunder. Featuring the crew of the Igromania gaming magazine, they offer a player-focused insight on the game's mechanics, playstyle guides as well as tips and tricks to those who want to master the game. Be sure to check them out and leave your feedback, comments and ideas for future episodes on our forums!

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The War Thunder Team

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