Managing Risk – Unsafe and Unusual Airports

High cliffs, steep drop-offs, short runways, curved finals. Air travelers know about many inherently dangerous airports around the world due to their configurations, and we flight simmers can test those airports with 100-percent safety.   Courchevel (LFLJ) is a 1,756-foot (536-meter) strip 6,420 feet (1,958 meters) in the ski areas of the French Alps. This unique airport has one numbered ...

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AeroflyFS and the return of a mountain goat

Memory Lane That ‘mountain goat’ would be me, a lifelong mountain hiker and aficionado. If you are expecting to read a classic flightsim software review here, then think again. Maybe if I tell you that I regard Switzerland as the Country of my Youth, having spent ALL of my Summers there for 16 years in a row, you may understand. ...

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The UKMIL FSX Buccaneer S.2 for FSX

The UKMIL FSX Buccaneer S.2 is the latest in a long series of FS add-ons developed by the UK-based development team UKMIL.  Like its real-world counterpart, the UKMIL FSX Buccaneer was also the result of a metamorphosis of design – in this case, its roots lay in another simulator platform.  Developed initially by a well-known mod team for the Strike ...

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Caching Large Hard Drives with Solid State Drives

There are three prominent technologies and related hardware that have emerged in the past year, with the noble goal of speeding up computer program loading and execution times. All three involve the use of a solid state drive to cache programs and data that reside on a larger hard drive. The motivation is to simultaneously take advantage of the lower ...

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the first cover draft

Today we worked on the cover, here the first draft. The livery will be changed from Austria to an US Airline, at the moment we are trying some different combinations. The new Design is a cross between the known Computer Pilot Design and our Flight! Magazine, the new cover is a part of the new developed and improved Layout.

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the international edition

the first magazine 2013 will be the “international edition” of computer pilot. This issue will be shipped and provided worldwide. The difference between the US and International Edition are the Advertisements and the worldwide scenery reviews. With this change, the Computer Pilot is the only international magazine about Flight Simulation.

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the first steps

we are back! In this new category we will update the current work process on the new and next January / February 2013 Editon of the Computer Pilot Magazine. The first issue 2013 will be printed in a brand new Layout, with new features, informations and social media tools.

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