Getting Started

An Introduction to flight simulation

To mark the redesign of PC Pilot, we took the opportunity to explain to newcomers what they will need to get into the world of flight simulation, both in terms of software and hardware.


This article previously appeared in one of our other publications, but we felt it was worth reprinting for those new to PC Pilot. This feature outlines what type of hardware is required to run flight simulation software successfully and the different types of controllers that can bring a higher level of realism to the experience.

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