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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Back Issues

PC Pilot Issue 128 Downloads

Specially selected freeware and videos of flight sims reviewed in the July/August 2020 issue.

TFDi Design Touches Down on Orbx Direct

Orbx has announced the TFDi Design 717 for FSX & Prepar3D is now available as a download on Orbx Central.

Air Hauler 2 for X-Plane Released

Just Flight has announced Air Hauler 2 for the Windows version of X-Plane 11 is now available.

New Croatian Destination for Orbx

Orbx has announced LDRI Rijeka Airport for Prepar3D v4+ is now available.

Virtual Air Tattoo Announced

The Royal Air Force Charitable Trust has announced Virtual Air Tattoo, a free-to-view live-streamed event on the show weekend; Saturday 18 and Sunday July 19, with a minimum of four hours of live, unique, video content aired on each day.

Vancouver for X-Plane Released

Aerosoft has announced CYVR - Vancouver International Airport XP is now available as a download for X-Plane 11.

The Mighty Eighth Returns

Microprose has announced it is working on a brand new The Mighty Eighth title for Virtual Reality.

Introducing Fresno - the gateway to Yosemite’s national parks

Orbx has revealed KFAT Fresno Yosemite International Airport for X-Plane 11 is due to release imminently.

X-Plane Touches Down in Rhodes

Flight Sim Development Group (FSDG) has released Rhodes XP for X-Plane 11.

TrueEarth US Washington Released

Orbx has announced TrueEarth US Washington for Prepar3D v4+ is out now.

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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

For subscription and mail order enquiries:

orders@keypublishing.com

Advertisement Sales Executive

Ashley Smalley

ashley.smalley@keypublishing.com

Advertising production

Debi McGowan

debi.mcgowan@keypublishing.com