Profiles

Profiles of planes and pilots, with a history of their service and how they are used in the Blood Red Skies game.

Spotlight: Enter the Jet Age

This week, we’re soaring down MiG alley as aerial warfare enters a new age! Grab your flight stick and enter the jet age! MiG Alley shifts us into the future,…

Aircraft Focus: Junkers Ju-87D Stuka

Heralded by the wail of Jericho’s Trumpet, the ground-attack arm of the Luftwaffe screams into battle with the arrival of the Junkers Ju-87D Stuka in Blood Red Skies! Designed in…

Focus: The Bristol Beaufighter

A wave of new aircraft joins RAF squadrons this Friday, including the magnificent night fighter and maritime strike aircraft – the Bristol Beaufighter. With its armament of four 20mm cannons…

Spotlight: Werfer-Granate 21

Adapted from the Nebelwerfer artillery weapon, the Werfer-Granate 21 was used extensively against Allied bomber formations. The tactics used by US Army Airforce bomber formations proved to be particularly effective…

Spotlight: The Hungarian Air Force

As the Soviet noose closed on Budapest, the Hungarian Air Force fought a desperate battle for survival, one that would play a pivotal role in the siege. Following the Treaty…

Frontline Report: Jagdgeschwader 54

Armed with the exceptional Fw-190A, Jagdgeschwader 54 swept the skies of Soviet aircraft during Barbarossa and fought till the bitter end in defence of the Reich. Jagdgeschwader 54 (JG 54)…

Frontline Report: Erprobungsgruppe 210

The Bf110 is now available to pre-order for Blood Red Skies. This week, we’re looking at one of the first squadrons to test them in their ground-attack role – Erprobungsgruppe…

Spotlight: The Skies over Stalingrad

To go with today’s special, we’re taking a look at the war in the air in the wintry Skies over Stalingrad! Operation Uranus As winter closed in around the besieged…

Spotlight: Flak over France

This week, we’re taking off into the skies over France to take a look at how air power altered the course of the battle! The War in the Air The…

Frontline Report: Battle of Britain Day

The Battle of Britain has become one of the most storied episodes of the second world war. The frenetic battle for air supremacy of the English channel has captured the…

Pilot Profile: RAF ACE Adolph “Sailor” Malan

In this Pilot Profile series, we’ll be looking at each of the ACEs released for Blood Red Skies, their exploits and their abilities in your games, continuing with Royal Air…

Pilot Profile: German ACE Adolf Galland

In this pilot profile series, we’ll be looking at each of the aces released for Blood Red Skies, their exploits and their abilities in your games. Continuing with German ace…

Aircraft Profile: P-51 Mustang

In this Aircraft Profile series, we’ll be looking at each of the aircraft released for Blood Red Skies, their history and their abilities in your games, continuing with the North…

Pilot Profile: Japanese ACE Saburō Sakai

In this Pilot Profile series, we’ll be looking at each of the ACEs released for Blood Red Skies, their exploits and their abilities in your games, continuing with Japanese ACE…

Pilot Profile: Russian ACE Lydia ‘Lilya’ Litvyak

In this pilot profile series, we’ll be looking at each of the aces released for Blood Red Skies, their exploits and their abilities in your games. Continuing with Russian ace…

Aircraft Profile: Japanese Mitsubishi A6M5 Zero

In this Aircraft Profile series, we’ll be looking at each of the aircraft released for Blood Red Skies, their history and their abilities in your games, continuing with Japanese Mitsubishi…