The new update named ‘Ihlefeld – Warbirds and Tail Gunners’ (after the German fighter ace Herbert Ihlefeld) is here! Below you can get a quick overview of all the new features we’ve added for you!

New Features

  • Heroes & Generals’a hoş geldiniz

– Heroes & Generals now available in Turkish translation
Turkish speaking players can now play the game in Turkish. You can read more about the Turkish translation in this post. There is also a Turkish language section on our forum.

  • Updated flight model and controls

We have revamped and improved the flight model, increased fighter plane speed, as requested by a lot of pilots, AND improved controls! Read more details about the updated flight controls here

Recon Planes Parked

  • New German plane Henschel Hs 126 B1

The German faction’s new recon plane is the Henschel Hs 126 B-1, given as default plane to new pilots, and available for purchase by existing pilots. 

  • New Soviet plane Polikarpov R-Z

The new plane for the Soviet faction is the Polikarpov R-Z, given as default plane to new pilots, and available for purchase by existing pilots.

  • New US plane Curtiss O-52 ‘Owl’

The US faction’s new plane is the Curtiss O-52 ‘Owl’, given as default plane to new pilots and for purchase by existing pilots. 

  • Support Gunner Seat on tanks!

The same support gunner seat used on the reconnaissance planes can also be used on tanks! So, as a tanker, you can deploy as a dedicated support gunner on a friendly tank and then deploy your own tank when ready. This gives tanks the option for more close quarters defense against infantry.


There is of course much more happening in the update, so continue reading for more details…

Other Changes

Here is a list of some additional features in the Ihlefeld update.

  • PTRD adjustments, harder to use standing/crouched
  • Moved the tier 2 fighter planes to Dogfight ribbon grade 5
  • More accurate collision model for German Bf109 plane

…and much more

For a more detailed changelog take a look at this changelog post.

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