PC Pilot - May/June 2013

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REVIEWS

Carenado SR22 

Just Flight BAe 146 

MegaScenery Earth 

Aerosoft Robin DR400 

Fly Tampa Montreal 

ORBX Stewart and Bella Coola 

Ramzzess 777 Worldliner 

 

REGULARS

Editor’s Letter 

Comms 

News 

Cover CD 

Downloads 

 

FEATURES

Challenging Airports – Mountain Air Airport 

Chris Frishmuth invites us to don our thermals and take to the ice at McMurdo base in Antarctica. 

 

Rise Of Flight 

As we were about to go to press, 777 Studios had just released another major and feature-rich update to their simulation, which included three new aircraft! So, we bring you up to speed with what's been happening in the virtual world of Rise of Flight. 

 

Flight Adventure 

An opportunity to fly a business jet into the incredibly busy New York airspace. 

 

Hardware - Chillblast Hornet 

Richard Benedikz offers suggestions on choosing an ideal PC for flight simulation, with a review of the Chillblast Hornet simming PC. 

  

TUTORIALS

DCS: A-10C Warthog 

Chris Frishmuth’s series on The Fighter Collection’s DCS: A-10 Warthog continues with a discussion on the fearsome GAU-30 cannon!  

 

Jet Airliners – A Flight Sim Pilot’s Guide  

Jane Whittaker delves in to the complexities of the Boeing 737 electrical system. 

 

A Beginner’s Guide to Flight Simulator  

In this edition of our ‘Beginner’s Guide’, Tony Radmilovich offers advice on creating panoramic views with a triple monitor configuration. 

 

A Beginner's Guide to X-Plane  

We take a look at the aircraft within X-Plane along with the unique flight modelling properties of the simulation. 

 

GA Tutorial – Back To Basics 

Peter Stark demonstrates a non-precision NDB approach, following up with a discussion on reading NDB approach charts. 

 

IL-2 Cliffs of Dover - Messerschmitt Bf 110 

Designated Zerstorer (Destroyer), the subject of our Cliffs of Dover feature for this edition is the long-range twin engine fighter - the Messerschmitt Bf 110. 

 

HINTS AND TIPS

Flight Sim Q&A 

Our Flight Sim Q&A for this issue answers a range of questions including issues with the FSX flight planner, difficulties in loading FSX and the re-installation of FS2004