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Collector Planes

Owners of any edition of the latest generation IL-2 Sturmovik series can supplement his or her collection of aircraft by buying special Collector’s Planes. They are usable in all modes of gameplay.  However, availability in Campaign mode depends on historical availability of this plane in that theater or battle.

Collector Planes come with all their modifications and skins already unlocked.

Spitfire Mk.VB
$ 19.99
Spitfire Mk.VB
The Supermarine Spitfire is a legendary example of British aircraft engineering and one of the best fighter aircraft of WWII. It flew in Europe, Africa and the Pacific. The first Spitfire Mk.Vs were upgraded from earlier I and II models and were operational in early 1941. A total of 6,641 airframes were produced. More than a hundred of RAF squadrons used Mk.Vs and they were also sent to British dominions and used by other Allied countries. The VB modification was equipped with the Merlin 45 or 46 engine (the latter was better suited for higher altitudes), two 20mm cannons and four 7.7mm machineguns. 143 of them were given to USSR and saw action in the skies of Kuban during Spring 1943.
Hs 129 B-2
$ 19.99
Hs 129 B-2
The Hs 129 was designed to be a general purpose armored ground attack plane, but during the second part of the war it became the main anti-tank aircraft flown by the Luftwaffe. Armed with powerful weapons, the ‘Duck’ as it was called first appeared in May 1942 in the southern sector of the Soviet-German front. It saw action at the battles of Stalingrad, Kuban and Kursk salient and was also used in North Africa. Anti-tank squadrons equipped with these aircraft were sent to the frontline where the enemy threat was the greatest. Having many unique features, the Hs 129 B-2 was armed with a wide assortment of weapons including the 30mm MK 101 and MK 103 cannons.
La-5FN series 2
$ 19.99
La-5FN series 2
In spite of a long and hard development before going into mass production, this model was a success for the Lavochkin design bureau and an important step on the road to the best Soviet fighter designs of WWII. The La-5FN began its front-line service during Summer 1943 in the central part of the Eastern front. The La-5FN made a sizable contribution in the fight for air superiority. The main improvements compared to the previous design were: boosted M-82FN engine with direct fuel injection, 180 HP more powerful than the previous engine (1850 HP in boosted mode) and many changes to improve the aerodynamics including a bubble canopy and lowered rear fuselage. Front and rear armored glass sheets protecting the pilot’s head were also installed. The La-5FN was used by many famous Soviet air regiments and many famous pilots, including the most successful Allied ace, triple Hero of the Soviet Union Ivan Kozhedub.
Bf 109 G-6
$ 19.99
Bf 109 G-6
The Bf 109 G-6 was the most produced Messerschmitt 109 model during the war with over 12,000 aircraft in total being built once production began in February 1943. The main goal of its development was increasing the G-6’s firepower. The small caliber machine guns mounted in the fuselage were replaced with 13mm MG 131 guns and the U4 variant was equipped with a 30mm MK 108 cannon fitted into the engine cylinder block. The Bf 109 G-6 remained in production for more than a year and many more improvements were devised during its production run. These improvements included different engines, auxiliary systems and armament. The G-6 played a major role in middle and late war aerial engagements over Eastern and Western fronts, above the Mediterranean and in Reich air defense actions. They were also supplied to allies of Germany.
Ju 52/Зm
$ 24.99
Ju 52/Зm
Designed as a civilian passenger plane in 1930s, the Ju-52/Зm saw widespread use during the entire war, essentially becoming the symbol of Luftwaffe transport operations. The plane started its military service as a bomber in Spanish civil war. It played a tremendous role in many operations including dropping paratroopers over Crete, delivering supplies to the Afrika Corps, evacuating wounded from the Kuban front and rescuing German forces trapped in Demyansk and Stalingrad pockets. Despite being considered obsolete during most of the war, the Ju-52 proved itself as very dependable and sturdy aircraft. Many countries continued to use these planes for a long time even after the war.
Yak-1b
$ 19.99
Yak-1b
The Yak-1b, also know as the Yak-1 Series 127, is the pinnacle of the Yak-1 fighter design that includes all of the incremental improvements introduced in 1942. In addition to increasing armor protection and its enhancing aerodynamic capabilities, its weapons were also upgraded. Designers replaced the two small 7.62 mm ShKAS guns with a single, yet more powerful 12.7 mm UBS machine-gun. To allow for a better rear view, its dorsal spine was lowered and a new teardrop-style canopy was installed. This version of the Yak-1 was still in production as late as mid-1944 when it was finally replaced by more advanced Yak-3. Many Soviet aces flew this plane: Arseniy Vorozheikin, Alexander Koldunov, Aleksey Alelyukhin, Sergey Lugansky and others. The famous French volunteer squadron known as the Normandie Niemen, who served on Eastern front, also employed these planes to great effect.
P-40E-1
$ 19.99
P-40E-1
One of the most famous piston-engined fighter aircraft of all time, it saw use in all the theaters of WWII, including on the Eastern Front. It was adopted by 26 countries and used in USSR under the Lend-Lease Act. Many famous pilots of different nations piloted this plane, including Soviet pilots Boris Safonov, Pyotr Pokryshev, Fedor Chubukov and others. This isn’t the nimblest fighter, but it compensates with sturdy construction and very powerful armament consisting of six (6) .50 cal. machine guns.
MC.202 Series VIII
$ 19.99
MC.202 Series VIII
The Macchi C.202 Folgore ("Thunderbolt") was a mainstay of Italian air force during 1942 - 1943. First flown in 1941, the Folgore was the pinnacle of Italian fighter design in WWII. Its performance was superior to many fighter designs flown by other nations during the war. In true Italian style is has beautiful lines and a distinctive silhouette. Several Italian aces flew it, Teresio Vittorio Martinoli, Franco Lucchini and Leonardo Ferrulli. The Macchi is very nimble, allowing a pilot to fly it confidently in a dogfight.
Fw 190 A-3
$ 19.99
Fw 190 A-3
Fw-190 struck fear into enemy hearts - the most powerfully armed among all the Eastern Front fighters. It was sturdy and dependable. It could reach high speeds and it made for a dangerous adversary. Walter Nowotny, Otto Kittel, Erich Rudorffer and other German aces flew it. The combat capabilities of this aircraft allow a pilot to be aggressive and engage on his own terms.
La-5 (series 8)
$ 19.99
La-5 (series 8)
This is the early version of the legendary Lavochkin produced La-5. This plane was loved by Soviet fighter pilots, having proved itself to be a good aircraft from the beginning of its combat duty. Many Soviet aces flew it: Ivan Kozhedub, Nikolay Gulaev, Georgy Kostylev, Alexey Maresyev. It has good speed, a strong airframe and powerful 20mm armament. When controlled by an experienced pilot, this plane becomes a weapon to be feared.