PC Pilot - Nov-Dec 2017

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Aerosoft CRJ 700/900 X

Carenado 690B Turbo Commander

vFlyteAir Piper PA30 Twin Comanche

Turbulent Designs KMBS International

Just Flight C-46 Commando

Lorby-SI Firefighter X

Orbx openLC South America


Reality Check! Simulation to real world flying?
In this interview feature, we look at the major role flight simulation played in the lives of five individuals in deciding to take up a career in aviation. In addition, we also discuss the extent flight simulation can be used as a training aid in the real world.

Challenging Airports: Ísafjörður, Iceland (BIIS)
This issue we visit another extreme destination on the northwestern tip of Iceland – the scenic and challenging airport of Ísafjörður.

Virtual Airlines: Air-Child VA
Jessica Bannister-Pearce reviews a VA that takes the feeling of community to a whole new level: Introducing Air-Child.

ATC – Air Traffic Control
ATC is available in all of today’s current sims: Prepar3D, Flight Sim World and X-Plane 11 - all have built-in ATC. On top of that there are a few third-party add-ons that replicate ATC control. The question is, are any of them any good? Can any of them deliver the authentic experience? This article provides the answers to these questions and more....


Airliner Simulation: Part 2 - Flight Planning
The default flight planner in FSX/P3D is not very realistic. Fortunately, there are several third-party applications/websites that contain a database of real-world routes, which make the flying experience more realistic.

DCS: Operation Epsom
We offer some valuable hints and tips on getting the most out of the first campaign module designed for DCS: Spitfire LF Mk. IX.

GA Back to Basics: The Circuit Pattern
In this edition we discuss the circuit pattern in more detail…

Flight Adventure: A Caribbean Tour
As the northern hemisphere works its way towards winter, we’ll warm our bones by flying a number of regional flight routes in the northern Caribbean between the US Virgin Islands in the north and Martinique in the south.

Cockpit Building
Jessica Bannister-Pearce is on the home straight with completing her Radio Management Panel.