PC Pilot

PC Pilot is Europe’s only English-language magazine dedicated solely to computer flight simulation. Each issue includes a free CD ROM, reviews of the latest simulation software, new stand-alone programmes or add-on aircraft, plus scenery and utility software for Microsoft’s Flight Simulator series and other commercial simulations. It also includes assessments of flight control hardware and articles dealing with technical PC issues aimed at both the beginner and the more experienced simulation flyer.

The World's Favourite Flight Simulation Magazine

Founded in 1999, PC Pilot was acquired by Key Publishing in 2005. PC Pilot brings sense and expert opinion to the exciting and often daunting world of flight simulation. Contributors include many real-world pilots and aviation professionals to ensure that what you read is as real as it gets!

Published bi-monthly, each issue of the magazine is packed with detailed news, advice, reviews, features and views on all aspects of flight simulation.

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Iceland Flight Adventure

This time, our Flight Adventure takes us to a country not on the usual top ten list of new destinations for flight sim pilots. However, recent commercial and freeware offerings have given a glimpse into the extraordinary diversity of Iceland.

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Eagle Dynamics' DCS: A-10C II Tank Killer

This summer we learned that a major upgrade to the A-10C would be released this winter. Strap into your titanium bathtub and let’s take a look at what Eagle Dynamics has brought us!

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Thranda's Pilatus PC-6 Turbo Porter + PC-6 Adventure Pack

Thranda Design has finally released its awesome Pilatus PC-6 Turbo Porter. Load up your most challenging airport and come along for a look at one of the most fully-featured add-ons ever made for X-Plane.

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Gaya Simulation's Zell am See Airport

Gaya Simulations released the first ever Microsoft Flight Simulator exclusive airport, Zell am See. Published via Orbx, Zell am See became the first DLC available for the new sim and ushered in a brave new virtual world.

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Orbx's Cityscape Sydney

This is the first Australian product from Orbx for Microsoft’s new Flight Simulator (MFS). It’s a product that in some ways is a return to their roots depicting the whole City of Sydney and the surrounding area.

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Challenging Airports, Chambéry, France (LFLB)

In this Challenging Airports episode, we dip into the southeast of France, this time to Chambéry and the subalpine mountain ranges that precede entry into the higher French Alps further to the east.

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Gaya Simulations - Interview

Founded in 2014, Gaya Simulations is a small developer for Microsoft Flight Simulator, Prepar3D and X-Plane. Its aim is to create high-quality scenery with emphasis on attention to detail. We spoke to its founder and CEO Raz Goeta to find out more about the company.

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Microsoft Flight Simulator - Interview with Asobo Studio and Microsoft

An exclusive interview with Microsoft and Asobo Studio.

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DC Designs' Concorde

Able to cruise at Mach 2, the Concorde crossed the Atlantic daily, cutting journey times from seven-plus hours to near three. It flew 20,000ft higher than regular jets and could fly so fast, the sun would rise in the west as it did so. The new DC Designs Concorde is now available for FSX and all versions of Prepar3D. So, fasten your seat belts as we take a look at the world of supersonic passenger flight.

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FSDreamTeam’s O’Hare International Airport

This latest offering from the FSDreamTeam depicts Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, located 14 miles northwest of Chicago and roughly 12 miles from the eastern shores of Lake Michigan.

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Magazine Contacts 

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Derek Davis

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Technical Editor

Richard Benedikz

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Lee Howson and Tom Bagley

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