SOUTH CAROLINA, 14 December 2003 - Popular flight simulation publisher PC Aviator today announced that it has acquired the popular online magazine and book publisher TecPilot Publishing. PC Aviator has further revealed that Mike Clark, founder of TecPilot Publishing, will be working directly for PC Aviator in the capacity of "Online Editor".
"In an effort to expand the excellent services we offer flight simulation enthusiasts we have today acquired the entire product range and service from TecPilot Publishing", said Robert Farraro, director of PC Aviator. "I am very excited that Mike Clark, founder of TecPilot, will also be working directly for us to launch and maintain a new and exciting online service to be announced in the coming weeks."
Mike Clark, founder of TecPilot said, "I very happy that this merger has taken place. In the current flight simulation market this cooperation will enable PC Aviator and TecPilot to offer bigger and better services to customers and subscribers". The agreement that PC Aviator and TecPilot have discussed will ensure that everyone benefits - for the immediate and long term future of this wonderful past-time".
More information will be made available to existing PC Aviator and TecPilot customers in the coming weeks on both PC Aviator's web site (https://www.pcaviator.com/)
About PC Aviator
PC Aviator Inc is based in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and is the US subsidiary of the Australian based The PC Aviator Pty Ltd. The company is in its 14th year of providing flight simulator products and services to flight simulator enthusiasts worldwide. The company publishes Computer Pilot Magazine the world's only monthly flight simulator magazine, operates PC Aviator Direct, its mail order division and also publishes flight simulator software titles such as MegaScenery.
About TecPilot Publishing
TecPilot is based in Lancashire, United Kingdom. Launched in July 2001, TecPilot was the first to present a subscription based online magazine for mainstream flight simulation enthusiasts. TecPilot provides extremely detailed content: news, reviews, articles and databases of information, cross referenced with real and PC based simulation. The company was the first organisation to employ writers in a professional online capacity, ensuring excellent material. TecPilot and Mike Clark have released two 248 page printed books on the subject of Flight Simulation entitled "The Good Flight Simmer's Guide" which quickly established themselves as being "The Bible of Flight Sim".