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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Challenging Airports - Reggio di Calabria, Italy (LICR)

This Challenging Airport episode takes us to the seaside airport of Reggio Calabria. Squeezed between the Strait of Messina and the mountains of the Aspromonte massif, the airport presents somewhat unorthodox approaches.

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UBSoft’s Condor 2 - Discover the quiet beauty of flying like a hawk.

We review the soaring simulator, Condor 2 from Slovenian developer UBSoft.

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Lionheart Creations Bellanca Super Viking

Every so often you find a product that perhaps doesn’t quite fit the usual mould. Even less often, it turns out to be a really pleasant surprise and you wonder where it has been hiding. Here we review the Bellanca Super Viking 17 SV-300A from Lionheart Creations.

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Twin Comanche PA-30 Flight Adventure

This issue Peter Stark explores a GA gem, that, if not for the vagaries of nature, might have had an even more pronounced impact on the sector - the Piper PA-30 Twin Comanche.

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Just Flight’s Tornado F3 Interview

Following their Tornado GR1, Just Flight is now developing the Tornado F3 - Air Defence Variant (ADV). To learn more about this product, we got in touch with Just Flight’s Development Manager, Martyn Northall.

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DC Designs’ F-15C, D, E, & I Eagle

Published by Just Flight, the Eagle depicted in this review is designed and produced by experienced flight sim developer, Dean Crawford of DC Designs.

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Taxi2Gate’s Hong Kong International Airport v2

Hong Kong International Airport v2 reviewed here is a major update to Taxi2Gate’s original version released in 2014. It includes new HD textures, lots of new buildings, animations, hand-placed autogen tiles and much more.

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Just Flight’s Fokker F28 Fellowship

As part of our special focus on Just Flight for this issue, we invited the company to talk about a project the team currently has in development - the Fokker F28 Fellowship.

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Just Hight’s Air Hauler2

Air Hauler has existed in various incarnations since Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004 and had an initial release for X-Plane 9 in 2011. With version 2 now available, the large community of X-Plane 11 users are now able to explore the Air Hauler world. Read the full review here.

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Thrustmaster’s TCA Sidestick Airbus Edition

We take a look at the TCA Sidestick Airbus Edition, the first controller in the TCA product line that marked Thrustmaster's entry into the civil flight simulation market.

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Magazine Contacts 

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Derek Davis

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Richard Benedikz

richard.benedikz@keypublishing.com

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Lee Howson and Tom Bagley

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