PC Pilot - March/April 2008

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Reviews
Dreamfleet's Piper Dakota
Flight 1's Pilatus PC-12
Just Flight's 757 Professional
Just Flight's P-38 Lightning
Aerosoft's Brussels 2007
Aerosoft's Venice X
Flight 1's Cockpit Chatter


Features
Flight Experience
Wouldn't it be great if there was a jet simulator that you could hire for a reasonable price? An innovative New Zealand company - Flight Experience - has managed to achieve this goal. Peter Stark recently paid them a visit at their offices in Sydney, Australia.

FSX Mission Building Tutorial
In this issue of our continuing series on Mission-building for FSX we focus our attention on basic triggers and learn how to link them to other events.

Air Combat Simulation Tutorial
For this and the next few instalments of this on-going series, we will take a look at individual aircraft in terms of their handling characteristics and also offer some advice on getting the best out of each one. We begin with the Messerschmitt Bf 109.

Beginner's Guide to Flight Simulator
Tony Radmilovich continues our Beginner's Guide by examining the process of installing add-ons to Flight Simulator.

Jet Airliner Sim Training - VNAV and the FMC
Our Jet Airliners tutorial for this issue takes a look at how we can directly control the VNAV system from within the pages of the flight management computer (FMC) and also looks at other autopilot modes.

GA Flight Sim Training - STAGE 1, LESSON 7
In our GA lesson today, we will introduce some more demanding manoeuvres to keep you working hard at perfecting your flying techniques while continuing to develop your theoretical knowledge.

TFT Monitors
TFT flat screen technology has moved on in leaps and bounds over the past few years and it is now possible to purchase screens that provide razor-sharp and fluid images at very reasonable prices. Richard Benedikz takes a detailed and informative look at this oft-overlooked component of our flight sim hobby.


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