Microsoft Flight Simulator X For Pilots: Real World Training

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John Wiley & Sons, Jun 18, 2007 - Games & Activities - 744 pages
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Get ready to take flight as two certified flight instructors guide you through the pilot ratings as it is done in the real world, starting with Sport Pilot training, then Private Pilot, followed by the Instrument Rating, Commercial Pilot, and Air Transport Pilot. They cover the skills of flight, how to master Flight Simulator, and how to use the software as a learning tool towards your pilot’s license. More advanced topics demonstrate how Flight Simulator X can be used as a continuing learning tool and how to simulate real-world emergencies.
 

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Contents

WHY USE FLIGHT SIMULATOR FOR REALWORLD FLYING?
3
Organizing Your Cockpit
16
FIRST FLIGHT IN THE PIPER J3 CUB
29
FIRST FLIGHT IN THE CUB
38
KEY POINTS FOR REAL FLYING AND FSX BUILTINS
56
AIRPORT OPERATIONS 37
88
POST MILLS TO LEBANON MUNICIPAL
103
KEY POINTS FOR REAL FLYING AND FSX BUILTINS
113
FLY IN THE CLOUDS
334
IFR FLIGHT
351
IFR FLIGHT TO A VISUAL APPROACH
370
DEPARTURES HOLDS AND ARRIVALS
378
KEY POINTS FOR REAL FLYING AND FSX BUILTINS
386
FLYING APPROACHES
409
DO IT WITH WIND
437
FLY SOME GPS WITH A SIXPACK 45 5
455

EMERGENCIES
143
EMERGENCY TRAINING
149
ODDBALL EMERGENCIES
155
SHORTFIELD AND SOFTFIELD PROCEDURES
163
YET ANOTHER RUNWAY SURFACE
171
TAKING THE CUB FOR A SPIN
178
FIRST FLIGHT IN THE CESSMA 172SP
191
CHECKOUT FLIGHT IN THE CESSNA 172SP
201
ADVANCED MANEUVERS
215
RADIO IMAIGATION WITH TRADIONAL AIIOMICS
221
FLYING CROSSCOUNTRY WITH RADIO NAVIGATION
235
FIRST FLIGHT WITH THE G1000
247
G10oo CROSSCOUNTRY
263
TRY IT WITH A CROSSWIND
270
NIGHT FLIGHT IN THE CESSNA 172SP
285
WEATHER
291
MAXIMIZING PERFORMANCE
309
FLY FAST IN A MOONEY
317
MOONEY UNDER GLASS
328
ADDITIONAL INSTRUMENTAPPROACHES
505
MULTIPLE APPROACHESCALM WIND
526
MULTIPLE APPROACHESWITH WIND
537
MULTIENGINE FLYING IN THE BEECHCRAFT BARON
571
GETTING UP TO SPEED IN THE BARON
577
DOING PERFORMANCE TAKEOFFS AND LANDINGS
591
COMMERCIAL FLIGHT MAMEUERS
597
COMMERCIAL FLIGHT MANEUVERS
605
FLYING WITH ONE FEATHERED
617
SINGLEENGINE APPROACHES AND LANDINGS
627
ADDITIONAL SINGLEENGINE WORK
636
CHAPTER 24 MULTIPLAYER
645
VIRTUAL AIRLINES AND ONLINE FLYING
671
KEY POINTS FOR REAL FLYING AND FSX BUILTINS
685
ATC POSITIONS FROM THE GROUND UP
698
Key Points for Real Flying and FSX Builtins
708
page 9 FLIGHTSCHOOL SETUP
729
CONTENTS
737
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Jeff Van West is a certified flight instructor in both single and multi-engine aircraft and editor of the professional pilot magazine IFR. He has written training curricula for both computer simulation and general aviation programs.

Kevin Lane-Cummings is a pilot, flight instructor, educator, and technical communication professional. He has worked for aerospace megacorporations, science museums, flight schools, public TV stations, and Internet publishers.

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