PC Pilot - Sept-Oct 2016

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Editor’s Letter


Cover CD



PMDG DC-6 Cloudmaster

Wilco’s Falcon 7X business jet

Drzewiecki Design’s Baku X

DCS: SA342 Gazelle


Just Flight’s DH.98 Mosquito FB Mk VI


IPACS’ Aerofly FS 2
We preview an ‘Early Access’ version of IPACS’ Aerofly FS 2.

FlightSimCon 2016 Report
FlightSimCon 2016 celebrated another successful year - the busiest flight simulation show in the US to date. Richard Benedikz travelled to the event to find out more.

Challenging Airports
In our Challenging Airports series for this issue we find ourselves on the South American continent, this time heading into the mountainous highlands of Peru to take a look at one of the highest and tightest commercial airports in the world: Cuzco.

Just Flight Air Hauler 2
Joe Lavery takes a look at Just Flight’s trading simulation that puts you in charge of a budding freight company, where you have total control over every aspect of the business.

Virtual Airlines
This issue’s virtual airlines feature focuses on CIX VFR Club - a VA that was there right at the start - when flight simming first began.


Airliners – A Flight Sim Pilot’s Guide
In this issue of our airliner tutorials, armed with our gross weight and FMC performance pages from our previous edition, Jane Whittaker takes a look at setting up the target speeds for the aircraft.

GA Tutorial - Aviation Rules Of Thumb 2
In our previous issue we started to look at some classic Rules of Thumb suited to general aviation aircraft. Our tutorial flight this time around will let us focus on those better suited to aircraft that fly higher and faster…

Flight Adventure
For our flight adventure in this edition, we visit one of the most scenic locations in the world, with a series of flights in the Lake Tahoe region of the USA.

Cockpit Building
Jessica Bannister-Pearce’s cockpit building project continues and this time she has been busy working on completing the ECAM.


Flight Sim Q&A
Richard Benedikz offers advice on a number of topics, including: problems with Windows 10, Saitek panels, cover disc issues and virtual weather programs.


Geforce GTX 1080
Richard Benedikz takes a look at NVIDIA’s new flagship graphics card: the GeForce GTX 1080 – the first gaming GPU based on the company's new Pascal architecture.