September/October 2017

Issue 111

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Prepar3D version 4 EXCLUSIVE videos

Prepar3D Version 4 (a review of which starts on page 18) marks a major milestone in the product’s history.

DCS: Normandy 1944 Map and Assets Pack

To accompany our review of both the DCS: Normandy 1944 Map and WWII Assets Pack, starting on page 52, we have four videos that showcase these two excellent modules.

MilViz DHC-2 Beaver

Reviewed on pages 32-34, Chris Frishmuth described MilViz’s DHC-2 Beaver as having: “A beautiful interior/exterior model with many variations, nice flight model, and excellent documentation.”

Dovetail Games’ Flight Sim World

To compliment our feature on Dovetail Games’ Flight Sim World, starting on page 14, we have a specially created video produced by the developers in which members of the team explain their vision and goals for the product over the coming months.

Alabeo C310R

We have a review of Alabeo’s high performance twin – starting on page 28. This short video showcases the high quality of the external and internal modelling.

FTX Innsbruck for Aerofly FS 2

Aerofly FS 2 is now being supported by Orbx.

Flight Adventure

Apple Isle Adventure

Tasmanian Odyssey

Freeware Files
Once again we have a collection of high quality freeware files for you to enjoy. These aircraft, scenery and utilities easily compare with many commercial products but don’t forget, if you’ve enjoyed a particular file please let the author know. It’s thei

Aero Commander AC680

The Aero Commander is a light-twin piston-engined turboprop aircraft, originally built by the Aero Design and Engineering Company in the late 1940s.

Rheine Eschendorf Airport

Jens Hicken has created a very detailed rendition of Rheine Eschendorf Airport (EDXE). It includes all the features that help to bring a small strip to life, with lots of animated people, accurate buildings and a cafe where you can enjoy a coffee before y

Boeing 787-9 AGS V5L WestJet

Here, we present here another fine jet aircraft from Camil Valiquette. This 787-9 is adorned in the WestJet livery. As usual it comes with Camil’s own unique static displays and Animated Ground Servicing (AGS).

EGKA Shoreham

The latest in the Alf’s UK airfields series portrays EGKA Shoreham (Brighton City Airport). As usual, it includes lots of static aircraft and plenty of fine detail around the buildings. Designed by Alf Denham.

CYYJ Victoria International Airport

This is version 7 of Don Grovestines Victoria (British Columbia, Canada) International Airport (CYYJ). It also depicts the aviation museum, Pat Bay floatplane base (CAP5) and Coast Guard station, adding the recent major construction and apron expansion.

Cessna 182 Skylane

AF Scrub turns his attention to an American classic four-seat, single-engined light aircraft that was introduced in 1956 as a tricycle gear variant of the 180. A nicely designed and accurate model from a very prolific author.

Little Navmap

This is an update to Little Navmap, the free open source flight planner, navigation tool, moving map, airport search and airport information system for Flight Simulator X and Prepar3D that we featured earlier this year. By Alexander Barthel.

Schweizer SGS 1-26E glider

This is an example of the Schweizer SGS 1-26E glider which was produced as an all-metal monocoque sailplane. It was the last model of the SGS1-26 produced by Schweizer.

Screenshot Gallery
To help give our readers a better appreciation of the products reviewed in this issue, we have compiled the screenshots accompanying some of the articles into a series of galleries.

Prepar3D Version 4

Preparing for the future.

Flight Sim World

World Dovetail starts up its new simulator.

TFDi Design 717

Chris Frishmuth reviews TFDi’s debut release.

Alabeo C310R

Cessna's high performance twin.

MilViz DHC-2 Beaver

Chris Frishmuth fulfils his dream of becoming a bush pilot...

Aerosoft English Electric Lightning T5

More thunder from the Lightning.

Innsbruck for Aerofly FS2

Orbx launches into the world of Aerofly FS2.

DCS World War II

We review DCS Normandy 1944 Map and WWII Assest Pack.

Virtual Airline Listing

Virtual Airline Listing

We have some interesting newcomers to our VA and flying club listing for you.

Installing Freeware

Installing Freeware

We have included a PDF as a download with instructions on how to install freeware. To access it, click on the download link below.

PC Pilot Index

PC Pilot Article Index

Looking for a review on a particular product, feature or tutorial? Then look no further.