PC Pilot - May/June2019

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REVIEWS

Flysimware’s Falcon 50 – The ultimate high-performance trijet.

Leonardo SH’s Fly the Maddog X – A true study sim.

Orbx’s TrueEarth GB North for X-Plane – Orbx completes the British landscape.

Aerosoft’s Airport Bergamo XP – Milan’s third airport.

Leatherneck Simulations’ DCS: Christen Eagle II – An aerobatic delight!

Just Flight’s PA28-181 Archer III – Just Flight’s Archer hits its target.

Vertx Simulation’s Diamond DA62 – Return of a popular developer.

INTERVIEWS

REMEX Software’s Deadstick
With Deadstick Bush Flight Simulator nearing early access release, we sat down with Chris Cheetham, Managing Director of REMEX Software, to get an update on the progress of this new simulation.

1C Maddox’s IL-2 Sturmovik
1C Maddox’s work on IL-2 Sturmovik continues unabated, particularly in the past few months. Jason Williams, Executive Producer at 1C Game Studios, kindly agreed to take part in a Q&A to introduce IL-2 Sturmovik to newcomers, as well as update those who have lost touch with the franchise.

FlightSimExpo 2019
FlightSimExpo is one of the most anticipated events in the flight simulation community. We spoke to event organisers, Evan Reiter and Phil Coyle, to get their thoughts on the upcoming event.

SkunkCrafts’ P-51D Mustang
In this interview, we talk to SkunkCrafts to find out about the work that was involved in creating their superb P-51D Mustang - designed for X-Plane 11.

FEATURES

Virtual Reality Part 2 - VR-ready flight simulators
In this follow-up feature to his previous article in issue 120, Chris Frishmuth talks about some of his VR experiences with simulators that already support the technology.

Challenging Airports: Manizales, Colombia (SKMZ)
Chris Frishmuth travels to the city of Manizales, deep in the western foothills of the Central Andes. Air travel to Manizales ticks off many of the boxes that should give visiting pilots pause for thought...

Boeing 727 Flight Adventure
In this flight adventure, Peter Stark takes us on three historic routes using what is arguably one of the most iconic jetliners ever built, the Boeing 727.

The Brunner Yoke - The CLS-E NG force feedback yoke
Is there a way to replicate the feel of flying the real thing from the comfort of your desk? Swiss-based Brunner Elektronik AG thinks you can, but as always the proof is in the pudding. Jessica Bannister-Pearce takes a look at the Brunner CLS-E NG force feedback yoke.

TUTORIALS

GA Back to Basics: Fuel planning for longer routes
In this lesson, Peter Stark explores fuel factors that will enable us to accurately plan and fly longer routes.

80 X-Plane – Configuring Controls
The introduction of the new User Interface in X-Plane version 11 has gone a long way in making the setting up of joystick controllers a much more intuitive and user-friendly experience. In this tutorial, we look at some of the standout features that make this process easier.