PC Pilot - Nov/Dec 2008

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Reviews -
PMDG MD-11 (PMDG)
X-Plane 9 (Laminar Research)
B377 Stratocruiser (A2A)
F-16 Fighting Falcon (Aerosoft)
E-Jets (Wilco)
VFR London (Horizon Simulation/Aerosoft)

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Features -
Sydney Seaplanes
Our recent PC Pilot tutorial series, which detailed the mechanics and creation of FSX Missions was based on the float plane tourism company Sydney Seaplanes - located in Sydney, Australia. Peter Stark recently visited the city and took the opportunity to fly with them on a warm and sunny winter day.

Scenery Creation in FSX
Peter Stark continues with his third instalment of scenery creation by showing us how to add runways and taxiways to the project.

"Storm of War: Battle of Britain" - An interview with Oleg Maddox
Oleg Maddox's much anticipated `Storm of War: Battle of Britain' was first covered by PC Pilot back in issue 44, so we thought it was time we caught up with him and his team to see how things were progressing.

Beginner's Guide to Flight Simulator
In this instalment of our Beginner's Guide Tony Radmilovich discusses how to deal with Flight Simulator's Air Traffic Control, which can be frustrating at times!

A Flight Sim Pilot's Guide to Jet Airliners
In our airliner guide this issue Jane Whittaker takes a fascinating look at aircraft failures.

GA Flight Sim Training
Our GA tutorial takes a look at how real-world pilots flew before GPS and how to use Flight Simulator to practise visual navigation techniques.

Computer Round-up
In this, the first part of a two-part series, Richard Benedikz assesses the performance of four computer systems costing under œ1500, by running a series of flight tests using FSX, X-Plane, Lock-On and IL-2 1946.

Windows Vista
Microsoft's Vista has received a fair amount of `bad' press since its initial release. However, we may be pleasantly surprised to learn that Vista has seen a marked improvement since its initial release. Peter Wright offers some useful hints and tips on making the most of Microsoft's latest operating system.