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In this instalment of our two-part series, we again get a cross-section of opinions from people representing different parts of the industry to discuss that ongoing question: what is flight simulation? We have expert views from Emanuel Hagen, a current Boeing 737 pilot, Lockheed Martin and Jorg Neumann, head of Microsoft Flight Simulator, plus more comments from our PC Pilot readers.
NZA Simulations is a relative newcomer to flight simulation but has certainly arrived on the scene with a bang. The core developer group is made up of four collaborating members, spread across New Zealand and Australia, who combine their 3D modelling expertise and love of aviation to produce airport scenery add-ons for the Microsoft Flight Simulator platform.
If you’re completely new to flight simulation, particularly with Microsoft Flight Simulator, it’s easy to become swamped with the complexity of the interface. In this tutorial, we explain how to configure the controls for your aircraft to get the maximum level of immersion and enjoyment.
Exosonic has been awarded a Direct to Phase II Small Business Innovation Research contract by the USAF to develop a low boom supersonic UAV demonstrator that could be used to support adversary air training operations
Greece’s F-16 fleet is undergoing a major upgrade backed up by a robust investment. What will it mean for its air force capability? We look at the the details
A selection of colour photos of airliners visiting London airports was published in the May 27, 1949 issue of ‘The Aeroplane’
Lockheed Martin India announced on October 13 that the third Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk for the Indian Navy - serial IN753 - has completed pre-delivery testing ahead of schedule
Investigators in the UAE have identified what caused an Etihad Airways Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner to be 300ft below the correct vertical profile while on approach to Abu Dhabi in 2020
Israel kicked off its largest ever aerial exercise on October 17, after aircraft from the UK; France; Germany; Greece; Italy; India and the US arrived at Ovda Air Base in Eilat to participate in Exercise Blue Flag 21
The arrival of Microsoft Flight Simulator changed the flight sim world and with it has come innovation. There’s a huge swell of new developers who supply content for the new sim and these new guys bring fresh eyes and new ideas. I’m looking at just such an idea in this article, Simworks Studios’ Okavango Delta.
We sat down with MicroProse’s CEO, David Lagettie, to discuss two projects in development in their popular B-17 bomber franchise: The Mighty Eighth and B-17 Flying Fortress 3: The Bloody 100th.
When the Boeing E-3D Sentry entered British service in 1991, it was the end of a long saga, and the start of an even longer career. Here, Dr Kevin Wright takes a closer look at the recently retired aircraft
In the 1950s, the UK collaborated with US intelligence to conduct U-2 missions over the Soviet Union. Until recently, the details have remained secret. In this edited extract from his latest book, We Were Never There, Dr Kevin Wright investigates the cover story that enabled it to happen
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