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 128

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PC Pilot Issue 127

Welcome to PC Pilot Issue 127

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Virtual Fly Interview

Based in Barcelona, Virtual Fly has become a big name in the flight simulation industry over the last decade. PC Pilot sat down with Oscar Mateos, the firm’s sales and marketing manager, to find out more about the company.

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TorqueSim’s BN-2 Islander

Need a reliable X-Plane twin that can land and take-off on a postage stamp? TorqueSim has released their BN-2 Islander which offers a well-priced entry for anyone looking to expand their hangar…

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Microsoft’s Japan update

We take a look at the world update for MF that includes the whole island nation of Japan, now rendered at a level of detail we’ve never seen before.

Aerofly FS 2’s Eurocopter EC135

Following the release of the Eurocopter EC135 for Aerofly FS 2, we asked IPACS CEO Dr Torsten Hans to give us an insight into this exciting project.

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Baron's Combat Corner: Flying and fighting in the Messerschmitt Bf 109

In this edition, we take a look at the handling qualities and dogfighting abilities of the Messerschmitt Bf 109 and find out why it earned a reputation for being one of the deadliest fighters of World War Two.

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Aerofly FS 2’S A320

We recently learned that IPACS, maker of Aerofly FS 2 had significantly upgraded its default A320. We interviewed Dr Torsten Hans, co-founder and co-owner of IPACS to find out more.

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Cirrus SR22 Flight Adventure

In this flight adventure, we take a look at one of the most popular general aviation aircraft of all time, the single piston-engined Cirrus SR22…

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Back to Basics - Series 3, Lesson 2

Having developed an understanding of what is ‘night’ and how some human senses can mislead an unsuspecting pilot, we now familiarise ourselves with aircraft and airfield lighting.

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Honeycomb Aeronautical’s Bravo Throttle Quadrant

After several years in development, the Bravo Throttle Quadrant is nearing release. And like the Alpha yoke, it has sparked a great deal of interest within the flight simulation industry. We find out what’s in store with this highly anticipated product.

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Aeroplane Heaven’s Tecnam P2010

A country known for some of the most iconic and recognisable brands including Ferrari and Lamborghini, Italy is synonymous with style, and in the aviation world this attribute prevails. Based in Naples, Tecnam is renowned for its range of light aircraft. Welcome the P2010.

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Magazine Contacts 

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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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