Yeah, now that you mention it...
Hint #1 - Author is HDwhizz. Who?
Hint #2 - APR = April?
Hint #3 - No source link in the story.
Hint #4 - 1.5 kg = 3.3 lbs !!!
Hint #5 - No Google results for IL-2010.
Conclusion: April Fools' Day.
Always remember that you're unique, just like everyone else.