For 15 years, this squadron has represented itself as II.Gruppe Jagdgeschwader 1 (II./JG 1) within all Second World War flight sims. This will not change! The II./JG1 name, borrowed from the historical unit, is fundamentally tied to who we are.

However, with the blessing of, our squadron is now going to also adopt the I.Gruppe Jagdgeshwader 1 (I./JG 1). Additionally, III./JG 1 squadron, heavily involved in IL_2: Battle of Stalingrad and IL-2: 1946, and commanded by III./JG1_Willy, has decided to merge into JG1 “Oesau.”

What this means is that, in terms of WW2 simming, JG1 is now a full geschwader, encompassing three full Gruppen: I./JG 1, II./JG 1, and III./JG 1 “Oesau.”

As a result, people should expect to see our JG1 pilots online with the I./JG1_, II./JG1_, and III./JG1_ prefix uniforms. This is especially true within IL-2: 1946, IL-2: Cliffs of Dover, IL-2: Battle of Stalingrad and DCS: World War II. We have also formed a GeschwaderStab (wing command) which will use the Stab/JG1_ prefix online.