PC Pilot - September/October 2015

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Editor’s Letter
Cover CD


IRIS Grob Tutor

Just Flight Tornado GR1

Metal2Mesh Mirage 2000C

Aeroplane Heaven Grumman F3F

FS Flying School 2015

Just Flight Fokker F27

Perfect Flight Jet Blue Mission Pack

Air Combat Simulation


Jarrad Marshall Interview
We interview Jarrad Marshall, developer of some of the most acclaimed Orbx sceneries.

FlightSimCon 2015
Richard Benedikz flies out to the USA and reports back on FlightSimCon 2015, with all the news from the convention!

Airliner Simulation
We talk with key flight simulation publishers and developers to ask what makes a successful airliner expansion?

Challenging Airports
Chris Frishmuth takes us to Papua New Guinea and shows us how to fly the Kokoda track.

In this issue Jessica Bannister- Pearce reviews a number of performance calculator apps for popular general aviation aircraft.

Flight Adventure
Jane Whittaker takes us from Germany, then on to the Czech Republic, landing at a former Warsaw Pact bomber base that has reinvented itself as a flying club.

Cockpit Building
Jessica Bannister-Pearce heats up her soldering iron and demonstrates how to build an OpenCockpits Master Card from a kit.


Jet Airliners – A Flight Sim Pilot’s Guide
Our final tutorial for the PMDG 777 discusses the intricacies of the electrical system.

A Flight Simmer’s Guide to Weather
Peter Stark recommends a selection of products to enhance your weather experience in FSX.

DCS MiG-21bis – radar and Air-to-Air Missiles
In this issue Chris Frishmuth puts the MiG-21bis to work and shows us how to employ this aircraft in the role for which it was designed - shooting down the enemy!


Saitek Interview
Opencockpits has become a well-known name in the flight simulation community since it was founded more than 12 years ago. We interview the founder of the company, Manuel Vélez.


Flight Sim Q
Richard Benedikz answers a range of queries, from hardware and controller recommendations, to installation of FSX: Steam Edition expansions and X-Plane downloads.