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Aircraft Profile
P-63 In Soviet Service [Decal Included]

Whilst the Kingcobra might not share the popularity of the Mustang or the universality of the Thunderbolt, the P-63 is an excellent fighter with superb armament for its tier. If you enjoyed the P-39s or are a fan of the Russian Yak fighter’s heavy armament, the Kingcobra series will be a familiar and fun experience for you.

  • 26 March 2015
Bristol Beaufighter Mk.X - "Decals Included"

The Beaufighter was adapted to a number of purposes, and went through a great number of marks, with the Mark. X being the most numerous of them, numbering 2,205 of the 5,562 Beaufighters constructed in the UK.

  • 19 March 2015
Mitsubishi J2M3 Raiden

Long story short, the Raiden is an energy fighter at its finest, and will provide you with heavy firepower, great climb rate and great energy fight capabilities.

  • 12 March 2015
F8F Bearcat

The first idea for the creation of the Grumman F8F Bearcat was pitched after the Battle of Midway. Many pilots who took part in it remarked that one of the most important parts of naval air warfare was an aircraft’s rate of climb. This of course meant that an increase in power was necessary. 

  • 5 March 2015
Vickers Wellington Mk Ic series

While not as glamorous or sexy as the other aircraft to roam the skies during world war 2, this rather ordinary bomber was a dependable workhorse that made up in dependability what she lacked in looks and endeared herself to hundreds of aircrew.

  • 26 February 2015
Gloster Gladiator Mk II

At a time when the biplane design was reaching its very limits in design capabilities, one biplane fighter shone out in RAF service. Despite being eclipsed by its monoplane brethren even from its very introduction, the Gloster Gladiator played its role in the Second World War superbly, fighting in all major theatres of conflict and operated by many nations.

  • 20 February 2015
Typhoon IB

During the prototyping process in 1938 and indeed well into the service life of the Hawker Typhoon, an inordinate amount of dangerous and indeed downright lethal flaws arose, including engine fires, carbon monoxide poisoning and, in severe cases, the rear segment of the fuselage coming free.


  • 19 February 2015
DAP Beaufort Mk VIII

The First DAP Beaufort flew in August 1941 and was part of the initial order of 180 aircraft contracted to the RAF Far East Service. However, after the shock of Pearl Harbour and the Japanese strike against the British Empire these aircraft were turned over for service by the RAAF.

  • 5 February 2015
B-25J series

Named after General Billy Mitchell who insisted that bomber aircraft were strategically more important than battleships and court-martialed for his audacity, the B-25 was the only US aircraft ever named after a person, and was able to prove its namesake’s claim with missions even Billy did not imagine.

  • 29 January 2015
NA P-51-D-5 Mustang

The origins of the P-51 Mustang fighter can be traced back to 1939. It was then that the Royal Air Force requested the North American Aviation plant in Inglewood, CA to produce under license an export version of the Curtiss P-40 Tomahawk fighter for the RAF, known as the Hawk 81.


  • 18 December 2014

The idea to produce a new fighter for the Red Army Air Force went as far back as 1941. It was then that the Yakovlev Design Bureau presented the I-30 prototype, intended an alternative to the earlier Yak-1 design.

  • 11 December 2014
Bf 110

The Bf 110 was a much maligned fighter in real life and is aptly reflected in game, but in the hands of someone who is disciplined and plays by some simple rules this fighter will dominate the airspace.

  • 4 December 2014