PC Pilot - September/October 2014

£4.99 (Approx $6.26 or €5.66)



Editor’s Letter
Cover CD


DCS F-15C Eagle

FlyJSim 737-200 Twinjet

Aerosoft English Electric Lightning

Just Flight DHC-1 Chipmunk

Alabeo R66 Turbine

A2A Simulations Piper Cherokee

Video and CD Reviews


An Interview With REX Game Studios
Jessica Bannister-Pearce interviews the team behind the popular REX series of products.

An Interview With Dovetail Games
Derek Davis speaks to Dovetail Games to shed light on their plans for the Flight Simulator

Peter Wright discusses keyboard replacement apps and adds some ambience to the cockpit with Flight Crew Assistant.

Challenging Airports
Chris Frishmuth takes us to the highest airport in the USA, at Telluride in Colorado.

1C Game Studios
We take a sneak peek at the latest progress in the much anticipated sequel to IL-2 Sturmovik - Battle of Stalingrad from 1C Game Studios, as well as their forthcoming World War I simulation - Ilya Muromets.

Diary Of A Flight Simmer
Jessica Bannister-Pearce discusses her month of home cockpit building and taking to the air with British Airways Virtual.

Flight Adventure
We fly along the east coast of Scotland from Inverness to Sumburgh, landing on its trademark sloping runway.


Jet Airliners – A Flight Sim Pilot’s Guide
Jane Whittaker continues discussion of the Boeing 777 detailing the setup of performance data in to the FMC.

A Beginner’s Guide to X-Plane
We interview Cameron Son, prolific X-Plane publisher and owner of X-Aviation.

GA Tutorial – Shooting The Beams
Peter Stark takes us down the glideslope with hand-flown ILS approaches.

Air Combat Simulation
Derek Davis discusses the origins of aerial combat and how reconnaissance missions led to the genesis of the dogfight!


Saitek F.L.Y 5 Cyborg Joystick
An in-depth review of this distinctive joystick, perhaps the most tweakable on the market today!


Flight Sim Q
Richard Benedikz answers a range of queries, from weather textures and processor upgrades, to installing FSX on a solid state drive.