PC Pilot - Nov/Dec 2013

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REVIEWS

PMDG Boeing 777

A2A Simulations C172 Trainer

ORBX FTX Global

Aerosoft Twin Otter Extended

Alabeo PA-28 Tomahawk

Flight 1 Super King Air B200

Gaijin War Thunder

FEATURES
FlyPad
Peter Wright shares his pick of top apps, including a chart utility and a navigation study aid.

Challenging Airports – Barra
Chris Frishmuth takes us to the isle of Barra, the only location in the world where scheduled airlines land on the beach!

IL-2 Cliffs of Dover – Team Fusion
We interview Team Fusion, a prolific group of modders, working hard to enhance Cliffs Of Dover.

Battle of Stalingrad
Derek Davis interviews 1C Games Studios to glean all the information on the much anticipated IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle of Stalingrad simulation.

Rise Of Flight - Sopwith Dolphin
The aircraft featured in this edition of our Rise of Flight series is the rather underrated Sopwith Dolphin, successor to the Sopwith Camel. The concept behind the design of this particular aircraft stemmed from a desire to give the pilot the best all-round view possible in a biplane configuration.

Flight Adventure
We take a long-haul flight, using accelerated time, from London Heathrow to San Francisco.

TUTORIALS
DCS: A-10C Warthog
Chris Frishmuth’s series on The Fighter Collection’s DCS: A-10 Warthog continues with a discussion on coordinating with your AI wingmen.

Jet Airliners – A Flight Sim Pilot’s Guide
Jane Whittaker gets us airborne on a trip to London with the PMDG 737NGX.

A Beginner’s Guide to X-Plane
Configure X-Plane to replicate all that Mother Nature can throw at us, with a detailed discussion of weather options.

GA Tutorial – Back To Basics
Peter Stark discusses distance measuring equipment, including hints and tips on managing challenging DME arc approaches.

HINTS + TIPS

Cooling Solutions
Jessica Bannister-Pearce offers advice on changing over to a water-cooled PC.

Flight Sim Q
Richard Benedikz offers advice on a number of issues, from virtual cockpit problems, to crashes in Windows 7, to blocky contrails.