PC Pilot - January/February 2016

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Editor’s Letter
Cover CD


Aeroplane Heaven B-17

Just Flight Tornado GR1

ORBX Meigs Field

Just Flight Electra Model 10

Carenado Embraer Phenom 300

Flight 1 Ultimate Terrain X: Canada Version 2

DCS: L39 Albatross

X-Prototypes X-15-A2 Special Release


X-Plane 10.40 – The Story So Far
Richard Benedikz takes us on a tour of the evolution of X-Plane, highlighting key features.

Prepar 3D Version 3
Jessica Bannister-Pearce presents an overview of the latest version of Lockheed Martin’s Prepar3D simulator.

Challenging Airports
Chris Frishmuth takes us off the coast of California, for a challenging landing at the iconic Catalina Island Airport.

Air Combat Simulation – A Memorable Mission
Derek Davis shares one of his most memorable moments as his Mustang encounters a group of hostile Fw 190 aircraft spoiling for a dogfight!

Virtual Airlines
A new series exploring the growing world of the virtual airline!

Flight Adventure
We head for some winter sun, on a flight from Manchester to Malaga.

Cockpit Building
Jessica Bannister-Pearce discusses the purchase of commercially available cockpit panels


Airliners – A Flight Sim Pilot’s Guide
Jane Whittaker demonstrates the engine start procedure for the Bombardier Dash 8.

A Flight Simmer’s Guide to GPS
Peter Stark starts a new series on how to get the most from your GPS, including how to use advanced features to simplify your navigation.

DCS MiG-21bis – Air to Ground Weapons Part 2
We further explore the array of weaponry available to the MiG- 21, including the use of nuclear ordnance.


Throttletek G-737V2 G-Throttle
Richard Benedikz explores the G-Throttle quadrant, based on the Boeing 737.


Flight Sim Q
Richard Benedikz answers a range of queries, including recommended aircraft, how to utilise a twin monitor setup and how to import flight plans in to PMDG aircraft.