there is a new patch 1.31 add a lot of new stuff planes fm dm etc but what very important is that your first battle of any country after you installed the patch gets you a level 1 gold plane FOR FREE so choose your first battle carefully.
my opinion is the russian
best turn time in the game
DOC BILLY AND I USE THE STOCK VERSION OF THIS EVEN TODAY IN LEVEL 14 MATCHES
AND ITS FREE
ALSO FOR EVERY s&h MEMBER THAT USES MY NAME FOR A SIGN UP FOR WAR THUNDER AND GETS TO LEVEL 5, I WILL GIVE THAT PERSON 5$ AND THE COMMUNITY A 5$ DONATION SO PLEASE USE MY NAME WHEN SIGNING UP PLEASE PM ME IF YOU WANT AN INVITE