PC Pilot - May-June 2017

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Getting Started
To mark the redesign of PC Pilot, we thought we would take the opportunity to explain to newcomers what they will need to get into the world of flight simulation.

Challenging Airports: Innsbruck (LOWI)
In this edition of his series on challenging airports, Chris Frishmuth tackles Innsbruck Airport that is a fascinating airport for both VFR and IFR pilots alike.

DCS: Spitfire LF Mk IX - Set-up, take-off and landing
Following on from our review of Eagle Dynamics’ Spitfire LF Mk IX in our previous issue, we take a more detailed look at this simulation and provide readers with some valuable hints and tips.

Virtual Airlines
For this issue of our series on virtual airlines, Jessica Bannister-Pearce interviews ‘The Virtual Aviation Group’ – a VA for those looking for something that’s more relaxed than the average hour-building, promotion-chasing VA experience.







PMDG 747-400 Queen of the Skies II

DCS: AJS-37 Viggen

Milviz T-50 Bobcat

Carenado Piper PA46 500TP Malibu Meridian

Just Flight Hunter F.6/FGA.9

Aerosoft Austria Professional HD: West Scenery

Nimbus Simulations Miami Intl Airport for X-Plane

Thrustmaster T.16000M FCS FLIGHT PACK


Simworld B737NG Mode Control Panel
We take a look at a new 737 MCP from cockpit specialists Simworld.


GA Back to Basics: Angle of attack, balanced flight and using flaps
In this issue, Peter Stark flies the A2A Piper Cub and Cessna C172 from the North American airfield of Block Island/KBID by Orbx Simulations and shows us how to hone a few more basic skills.

The Aleutian Islands
This issue we visit a harsh and sparsely populated part of the world with an interesting history, a strong reliance on aviation and 50mph fogs! Welcome to the Aleutian Islands.

Cockpit Building
For this instalment, Jessica Bannister-Pearce makes use of her new 3D printer.