PC Pilot - March/April 2019

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X-Plane 11.30
The biggest update so far…

Just Flight’s Avro Vulcan B Mk.2
The iconic V-Bomber.

Orbx’s TrueEarth GB Central
Orbx continues to improve the British landscape.

Just Flight’s Duchess Model 76
A light twin with some unique system features.

SIAI-Marchetti SF-260
Raising the bar for X-Plane add-ons.


The Orbx roadmap: 2019 and beyond...
John Venema, the founder and CEO of Orbx, discusses the company’s roadmap for 2019 and beyond, and gives us his views on the future of flight simulation in general and the role Orbx will play in that future.

Fly the Maddog X – An interview with Leonardo SH
We interview Stefano Porrà from Leonardo SH to find out more about the company and Fly the Maddog X.

Wings Over the Reich
Over the Reich is the spiritual and World War Two successor to Old Brown Dog’s popular World War One simulation ‘Wings Over Flanders Fields’. We invited the developer to take part in an exclusive interview to find out more about the product.


Heatblur Simulations’ DCS: F-14A/B Tomcat
Back in early 2017, Heatblur Simulations announced it would bring the venerable F-14 Tomcat to DCS World. With limited early access launched late last year, Chris Frishmuth provides us with his first impressions.

Virtual Reality – The future of flight simulation, part 1
“I feel this is the biggest advance into the future of hardware that I’ve seen in all my decades of flight simulation.” Chris Frishmuth gives his personal perspective on virtual reality based on two products: the Oculus Rift and the Samsung Odyssey + (Plus).

Infinite Flight – Advancing mobile flight simming...
Jessica Bannister-Pearce describes how Infinite Flight, since its initial launch in 2012, has been further developed and grown remarkably quickly, and now boasts a massive community driving both content and innovation.

Challenging Airports: Gilgit, Pakistan (OPGT)
We travel to Gilgit, deep in the mountainous region of northern Pakistan. Serving the local population of nearly a quarter of a million people, the airport is an important gateway to the area via the capital city of Islamabad.

Seychelles Flight Adventure
We venture just south of the equator to explore both an often-forgotten tropical hideaway and another classic aircraft, the DHC-6 de Havilland Canada Twin Otter.

The Spitfire – A Flight Simmer’s Guide: Part 2
In this, the second part of our look at Spitfire simulations currently available on the market, we compare their respective graphical treatments, flying characteristics and how well each of them has replicated its real-world counterpart.

Flight Sim Controls – A guide for GA and airliner pilots
Jessica Bannister-Pearce offers helpful advice for GA and airliner flight simmers looking to upgrade their controllers.


GA Back to Basics: Flight plan Onward Bound
In our previous tutorial, we had just arrived over Oakridge and, through good planning, passed overhead exactly on time. Now we continue our navigation exercise by flying on to Crater Lake and Prospect State airfield…

Installing X-Plane add-ons – A hints and tips guide
With the skyrocketing popularity of X-Plane 11 and with many of us moving from FSX and Prepar3D, this seems like a good time to look at how to install and manage third party add-ons for this platform.