Complete IL-2 Sturmovik pilot notes for your pleasure
How’s your Russian? Some kind soul has scanned and uploaded the entire 1942 Pilot’s Notes for the IL-2 Sturmovik. What I didn’t expect was the vivid and jolly colour printing and merry drawings of all the controls and stuff – as well as some hearty tank busting renderings. I imagine it would quite cheer one up after being posted to a punishment squadron. смерть фашистам and all that.
Here they are
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Interestingly enough, the word ‘эксплоатации’ is different from the right form. Curious whether it has been a mistake or intentional.
Also, thanks for the document, quite a treat!
Pilots notes for an … IL-2??!!
Didn’t realise there was a need for such a publication.
Amazed at their length..
I just assumed the Soviets briefed their pilots like their tank crews.
‘Tank finished. Drive tank’