PC Pilot - May/June 2008

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Reviews -
Wilco's Airbus Series Volume 2
Aerosoft's DHC-6 Twin Otter
Douglas DC-2 "Uiver"
Carenado's Mooney M20J
Alphasim's Hawker Hunter
Alphasim's A-6E Intruder
SkySim's de Havilland Sea Vixen
Aerosoft's Lukla X
Hardware - GameSim motion platform

Regulars -
Editor's Letter
Cover CD

Features -
FSX Mission Building Tutorial
In this, the last instalment of our series on Mission building, we will link some custom effects, create our reward and package it all up for testing and release.

Air Combat Simulation Tutorial
For this edition of our combat series the spotlight is turned on the legendary Supermarine Spitfire. Specifically, we offer hints and tips on getting the most out of the Mark V and IX and compare their respective performances with that of the Luftwaffe's Fw 190.

Beginner's Guide to Flight Simulator
Tony Radmilovich continues our Beginner's Guide by examining the process of flight planning.

A Flight Sim Pilot's Guide to Jet Airliners - Mastering VNAV
In our Jet Airliner's tutorial for this issue, we leave VNAV for a while and explore some of the other modes available for vertical navigation in the Boeing 747-400 autopilot - we start with the 'vertical speed' (V/S) mode.

GA Flight Sim Training - STAGE 1, LESSON 8
We are now fast approaching our General Flying Progress Test (GFPT) where you will take a test flight with a virtual instructor. But first, we need to examine some useful techniques and airmanship issues.

Meet the Flight Sim Producers - Laminar Research: X-Plane
In this edition of 'Meet the Producers' we interview the creators of X-Plane - Laminar Research. X-Plane is the brainchild of Austin Mayer and is one of the few products on the market that successfully competes with Microsoft's Flight Simulator.

X-Plane add-ons
To accompany our in-depth interview with Laminar Research, makers of X-Plane, we give an overview of the most notable X-Plane third-party developers and their respective add-on products.