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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Just Flight’s 146 Professional - Airliners in development

Interview with Just Flight’s Head of Development, Martyn Northall.

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Microsoft Flight Simulator - Exclusive Interview

We sat down with Jorg Neumann, Head of 'Microsoft Flight Simulator' and Sebastian Wloch, Chief Executive Officer of Asobo Studio for an in-depth discussion on the new simulator platform.

Flight Simulators Limited merges with RC Simulations

Flight Simulators Limited has announced the purchase/merger with RC Simulations.

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PC Pilot Issue 129

Welcome to PC Pilot Issue 129

PC Pilot Issue 129 Downloads

Specially selected freeware and videos of flight sims reviewed in the September/October 2020 issue.

Orbx Products Announced for Microsoft Flight Simulator

Orbx has released details on its initial launch plans for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Release Date Announced

Asobo Studios has announced Microsoft Flight Simulator is set for Launch on August 18 for PC and with Xbox Game Pass for PC.

Tivat for Prepar3D v5 Released

Digital Design has released Tivat for Prepar3D v5.

Concorde In Development

DC Designs has announced it is working on Concorde for FSX and all versions of Prepar3D.

Orbx Touches Down in Newcastle

Scenery developer, Orbx has announced EGNT Newcastle International Airport for Prepar3D v4+ is now released.

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Magazine Contacts 

Editor

Derek Davis

derek@pcpilot.net

Technical Editor

Richard Benedikz

richard.benedikz@keypublishing.com

Designer

Lee Howson and Tom Bagley

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