Computerpilot Volume 5 Issue 1

 

Reviews
16 Abacus Software’s Private Pilot 16 Abacus Software’s Private Pilot
21 Wilco’s Airport 2000 Volume 2 21 Wilco’s Airport 2000 Volume 2
24 Data Becker’s Private Wings 24 Data Becker’s Private Wings
26 Just Flight’s Final Approach 2000 26 Just Flight’s Final Approach 2000
32 Aerosoft’s German Airports 3 32 Aerosoft’s German Airports 3
39 Janes F/A-18 Hornet 39 Janes F/A-18 Hornet
44 Abacus Software’s Tuskegee Fighters 44 Abacus Software’s Tuskegee Fighters
46 Abacus Software’s Wings Over China 46 Abacus Software’s Wings Over China
9 News and New Releases 9 News and New Releases
All the latest news and new releases since our last issue. All the latest news and new releases since our last issue.
28 Precision Simulator 744 – Version 1.3 28 Precision Simulator 744 – Version 1.3
A remarkable feat in PC based flight simulation is Aerowinx’s Precision Simulator – a  A remarkable feat in PC based flight simulation is Aerowinx’s Precision Simulator – a
complete and authentic simulation of the Boeing 747-400 which has deservedly enjoyed  complete and authentic simulation of the Boeing 747-400 which has deservedly enjoyed
phenomenal success. Tim Wainwright takes a look at the new added improvements of  phenomenal success. Tim Wainwright takes a look at the new added improvements of
the latest version 1.3 the latest version 1.3
36 The Flight Sim Doctor 36 The Flight Sim Doctor
Remedies for your flight sim technical ailments. Remedies for your flight sim technical ailments.
38 Shareware Of The Month 38 Shareware Of The Month
Roger Wilco is a great little voice chat utility that has a wide range of application not only in flight  Roger Wilco is a great little voice chat utility that has a wide range of application not only in flight
simulation gaming but in almost any game you can play online against a friend or foe.   simulation gaming but in almost any game you can play online against a friend or foe.
50 Flight Instructor – Cross Country Navigation 50 Flight Instructor – Cross Country Navigation
In the classic submarine thriller ‘The Hunt for Red October ‘ Mr Kamarov navigates the narrow  In the classic submarine thriller ‘The Hunt for Red October ‘ Mr Kamarov navigates the narrow
rock shrouded channel south of Thor ‘s Twins, using nothing more than a stopwatch and the ships  rock shrouded channel south of Thor ‘s Twins, using nothing more than a stopwatch and the ships
compass. It ‘s a technique that has been part of the Navigator’s craft for centuries, and it survives  compass. It ‘s a technique that has been part of the Navigator’s craft for centuries, and it survives
today. We introduce that ancient craft, Dead Reckoning or DR Navigation. So grab your stopwatch  today. We introduce that ancient craft, Dead Reckoning or DR Navigation. So grab your stopwatch
and let ‘s begin our first lesson in this new ‘Navigation ‘ category: Cross Country Navigation. and let ‘s begin our first lesson in this new ‘Navigation ‘ category: Cross Country Navigation.
56 Multi-Engine Flight Instructor – Cockpit Familiarization Part 2 56 Multi-Engine Flight Instructor – Cockpit Familiarization Part 2
The second article in our new series for the advanced flight sim pilot – multi-engine flying using  The second article in our new series for the advanced flight sim pilot – multi-engine flying using
Fly! In this advanced series, we cover all the aspects of flying a multi-engine aircraft, from basic  Fly! In this advanced series, we cover all the aspects of flying a multi-engine aircraft, from basic
handling through to in-flight emergencies and single-engine operations. In this second article, we  handling through to in-flight emergencies and single-engine operations. In this second article, we
continue Cockpit Familiarization. continue Cockpit Familiarization.
61 The Art of Instrument Flying – A Coupled ILS in the IFR Cessna 182 61 The Art of Instrument Flying – A Coupled ILS in the IFR Cessna 182
It has been the dream of the aircraft industry to fully automate the task of landing an aeroplane,  It has been the dream of the aircraft industry to fully automate the task of landing an aeroplane,
and for decades now most modern airliners have had that capability. While automated landing  and for decades now most modern airliners have had that capability. While automated landing
for General Aviation aircraft are still the dreams of aeronautical scientists,the ability to have the  for General Aviation aircraft are still the dreams of aeronautical scientists,the ability to have the
autopilot fly an ILS down to minimums is great step forward, and it’s generally available too. We sit  autopilot fly an ILS down to minimums is great step forward, and it’s generally available too. We sit
back and relax this issue as the autopilot performs A Coupled ILS in the IFR Cessna back and relax this issue as the autopilot performs A Coupled ILS in the IFR Cessna