The Pilotka was awarded in Genuine quality to players who pre-ordered Red Orchestra 2: Heroes Of Stalingrad before September 13th, 2011, or players who have purchased Red Orchestra 2 - Digital Deluxe Edition.
- Added the Pilotka to the game.
- Pilotka was made paintable.
- In the USSR (CCCP), the side cap was known as a "pilotka", from "pilot" — the cap was a part of air force pilots' uniform in World War I. They were the most common type of hat in the WWII Red Army and were used in the summer instead of the ushankas worn in the winter.
- The hat also sits at an angle on the Heavy's head, which was a popular way for allied garrison caps to be worn during the WWII period.
Promotional image of the Stahlhelm and the Pilotka.