PC Pilot - July/August 2015

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Editor’s Letter


Cover CD



IRIS T-6 Texan II

Aerosoft Antarctica X

Aeroplane Heaven Globe Swift GC-1A

Aerosoft ASK-21 Gliders

Aerosoft / Simwings Mallorca X

FlightFactor/ VMAX Boeing 757 Professional Extended

Flight 1 Ultimate Terrain X Europe Version 2.0

Aerosoft Flight Tales II Adrenaline


PMDG Interview
We interview Robert Randazzo from PMDG and discuss their new Douglas DC-6.

General Aviation
Peter Stark investigates the key ingredients to producing a popular GA aircraft.

Challenging Airports
Chris Frishmuth takes us to Khe Sanh, an extremely challenging airstrip in Vietnam, that played a pivotal role in the Vietnam war!

In this issue Peter Wright explores an app dedicated to handling emergencies and other tricky landing conditions and a deceptively challenging VOR training aid.

Flight Adventure
Jane Whittaker takes us across Europe from Riga in Latvia, across five countries before landing at London City.

Cockpit Building
Jessica Bannister-Pearce embarks on building her own panels.


Jet Airliners – A Flight Sim Pilot’s Guide
Jane Whittaker explains the hydraulics system of the phenomenal Boeing 777.

A Flight Simmer’s Guide to Weather
Peter Stark delves deep in to storm clouds to discuss the challenges that thunderstorms pose to aviation.

DCS MiG-21bis – A Tutorial Flight
In this issue we will take a short flight from Batumi to Sochi-Adler using the RSBN navigation radio.

Air Combat Simulation
In this edition, Derek Davis explores the use of gunsights in the fine art of aerial gunnery.


Pro Flight Black Lynx
We review the Pro Flight Black Lynx helicopter controls.


Flight Sim Q
Richard Benedikz answers a range of queries, from recommendations for a PPL student, to installation of PMDG 737 liveries, to compatibility of FSX missions between boxed and Steam versions.