PC Pilot - January/February 2009

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FEATURES

'AS REAL AS IT GETS?' - WEATHER IN FSX AND X-PLANE
In August of this year, as Tropical Storm 'Fay' approached the southern half of the USA, Peter Wright wondered just how realistic the weather and aircraft handling would be in FSX and X-Plane. So, he decided to put these two sims to the test. His findings make interesting reading!

SCENERY CREATION IN FSX
This issue, Peter Stark gets into the simple, but seriously enjoyable part of our project - adding scenery objects.

BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO FLIGHT SIMULATOR
For the past couple of issues we have been exploring some topics that you will not find in Flight Simulator's Learning Centre. Tony Radmilovich will finish off this theme by taking a look at a few more hints and tips to improve your experience with FS.

A FLIGHT SIM PILOT'S GUIDE TO JET AIRLINERS
This issue's airliner tutorial offers a range of hints and tips that includes a discussion of flight procedures that will make your 747-400 experience more realistic and worthwhile. There is also a consolidation and expansion of some of the ideas that have already been touched upon in previous articles.

GA FLIGHT SIM TRAINING
In this edition of Peter Stark's GA tutorial, he gets airborne and teaches us some useful techniques that will help us to navigate more accurately.

EPIC AIRCRAFT AND THE REAL EPIC LT
When you've read the review of Lionheart Creation's rendition of the turboprop Epic LT (on page 92 of this issue), you can then find out how they make the real one, by reading this article by Tony Radmilovich, who was given a guided tour Epic Aircraft's factory, located in Bend, Oregon, USA.

REGULARS

EDITOR'S LETTER

COMMS

NEWS

COVER CD

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