Microsoft Flight Simulator X For Pilots: Real World Training

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John Wiley & Sons, Jun 18, 2007 - Games - 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

PART
4
Adjusting Performance Settings
14
Working with Your Flight Instructor
23
FIRST FLIGHT IN THE PIPER J3 CUB
29
First Flight in the Cub
38
Takeoffs Landings and GoArounds
54
The Effects of Wind
60
Ground Reference Maneuvers Flight
63
Mooney under Glass
328
Fly in the Clouds
334
Flight in Mooney Bravo
340
IFR Flight with Garmin Giooo 3 47
347
IFR Flight to a Visual Approach 3
371
Departures Holds and Arrivals
378
Key Points for Real Flying and FSX Builtins
386
Flying Approaches
409

Ridiculous Winds
83
Post Mills to Lebanon Municipal
102
Key Points for Real Flying and FSX Builtins
113
A Multileg Flight Using Pilotage
132
Seriously Dead Reckoning
139
Emergency Training
149
Oddball Emergencies 1 5 5
155
ShortField and SoftField Procedures
163
Yet Another Runway Surface 1 7 1
171
Taking the Cub for a Spin
178
Catching the Bus
186
Transition to the Cessna 172SP
192
Checkout Flight in the Cessna 172SP
206
Advanced Maneuvers 21 5
215
RADIO NAVIGATION WITH TRADIONAL AVIONICS
221
Flying CrossCountry with Radio Navigation
235
Getting Unlost and Going Elsewhere
244
G1000 CrossCountry
263
Try It with a Crosswind
270
Night Flight in the Cessna 172SP
285
WEATHER
291
XII
292
The Joy of Scud Running
301
Key Points for Real Flying and FSX Builtins
307
Fly Fast in a Mooney
317
Do It with Wind 43 7
437
XIV
439
Fly Some GPS with a SixPack
455
Instrument Approaches on the G1000
489
Key Points for Real Flying and FSX Builtins
503
Multiple ApproachesCalm Wind
526
Multiple Approacheswith Wind
537
IFR Emergencies in Practice
562
COMMERCIAL LICENSE
569
Getting Up to Speed in the Baron
577
Doing Performance Takeoffs and Landings 59 1
591
COMMERCIAL FLIGHT MANEUVERS
597
XVI
600
Single EngineOnly Maneuvers
609
Key Points for Real Flying and FSX Builtins
616
SingleEngine Approaches and Landings
627
Additional SingleEngine Work
636
MULTIPLAYER
645
Playing Well with Others
657
Key Points for Real Flying and FSX Builtins
670
Online Flying
676
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
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About the author (2007)

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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