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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PC Pilot Issue 130

Welcome to PC Pilot Issue 130

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PC Pilot Issue 129

Welcome to PC Pilot Issue 129

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PC Pilot Issue 128

Welcome to PC Pilot Issue 128

Guide to Airliner Simulation - Part 3

Preparing at the gate

Guide to Airliner Simulation - Part 2

Introduction to Flight Planning

Guide to Airliner Simulation - Part 1

The Flight Deck

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Challenging Airports Donegal, Ireland (EIDL)

The coastal airstrip in Donegal in Ireland features prominently in the Landing Challenges activities section in the new Microsoft Flight Simulator. Don a windproof rain jacket and join Chris Frishmuth in battling the often harsh conditions at Donegal Airport.

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Airbus A320 Family Flight Adventure

Even in these times of restricted air travel, chances are that if you glance skyward, you will see a member of the Airbus A320 family flying overhead. With this ubiquitous airliner now holding the crown as the world’s most popular aircraft, we take a closer look at its rise as we fly some typical routes.

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Ugra Media’s DCS: Syria Map

The pace of DCS World development is around each corner with a new purchase lurking in the near distance – a great problem to have if you are a fan of the series. The latest release for DCS is brought to us by Ugra Media, the same company that created the DCS: Normandy 1944 map.

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Back to Basics - Series 3 Lesson 1

In this new series, Peter Stark turns to the next phase of flying that may attract GA pilots – visual night flying. During this series, he explores the challenges of flying at night and demonstrates how to use flight simulators to practice the skills you may need.

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Team Fusion Simulations’ Desert Wings: Tobruk

Set over the desert sands of the North African campaign of World War Two, this exciting module allows you to experience what it was like to fly and fight in a variety of single-seat fighters and fighter/bombers, as well as twin-engined light and medium bombers.

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Orbx’s Innsbruck (LOWI)

Orbx revisits the capital of the Tyrol.

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Magazine Contacts 

Editor

Derek Davis

derek@pcpilot.net

Technical Editor

Richard Benedikz

richard.benedikz@keypublishing.com

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Lee Howson and Tom Bagley

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