PC Pilot

The World's Favourite Flight Simulation Magazine

Hello and a warm welcome to PC Pilot - the premier magazine dedicated to the exciting and ever-changing world of flight simulation. Flight simulation is a wide and diverse subject that encompasses many disciplines, technologies and users - from beginners to seasoned veterans.

With that in mind, PC Pilot caters for all levels of experience and expertise, while its writers include real-world pilots and aviation professionals who provide expert advice and opinion on all subjects related to this exciting hobby.

PC Pilot main features:

  • Published bi-monthly
  • Packed with detailed news, advice, reviews, interview and features on all aspects of flight simulation
  • Regular tutorials and features for beginners and seasoned flight simmers such as our ‘Back to Basics’ series and ‘Flight Adventures’
  • Interviews with industry leaders
  • Civilian, military and scenery subjects covered
  • Hardware reviews and hints and tips
  • Special supplements

So, whether you’re new to flight simulation or are returning to the hobby, you’ll find something in PC Pilot for you.

Ways to buy PC Pilot

Available in Print edition delivered to your door, E-Magazine page turner via App Store and Google Play or read online as part of KeyAero premium subscription

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Back Issues

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PC Pilot Issue 133

The full issue in page-turning format

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PC Pilot Issue 132

The full issue in page-turning format

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PC Pilot Issue 131

The full issue in page-turning format

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  • Reviews of flight sim hardware, tutorials, and interviews.
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Magazine Contacts 


Derek Davis


Technical Editor

Richard Benedikz



Lee Howson and Tom Bagley

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Advertisement Manager

Brodie Baxter


Advertising production

Debi McGowan