Microsoft Flight Simulator X For Pilots Real World Training

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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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It's the next best thing to being up there

Why use Microsoft Flight Simulator for real-world flighttraining? Because it gives you the best possible head start andenables you to learn at your convenience. Flight Simulator providesscenario-based training that lets you practice handling almost anysituation. It offers advantages you don't even get in a realplane—the option to set up any kind of weather or equipmentfailures, stop midway and redo a procedure, or get the view fromoutside the airplane. FSX isn't a game. It's a training mission forvirtual and real aviators alike.

  • Install Flight Simulator and set up a training program fromStudent Pilot through Airline Transport Pilot
  • Use the custom flight lessons on the companion Web site toprepare for actual flight training

  • Practice the fundamentals of flight—starting the engine,taking off and landing, and performing pre-flight checks

  • Learn to handle different types of aircraft

  • Experience the effects of wind and weather

  • Prepare for emergency situations and learn to navigate by bothold-fashioned and modern methods

  • Communicate with air traffic control

  • Build practice time that can help you prepare for licenseexams

Use stunning visuals to practice in any conditions

Master expert-level, high-performance maneuvers

Companion Web site
Visit www.wiley.com/go/flightsim to find sample flights foreach lesson in the book, demonstrations of flight maneuvers, andtwo bonus chapters.

About the Author:

Jeff Van West is a certified flight instructor in bothsingle and multi-engine aircraft and editor of the professionalpilot magazine IFR. He has written training curricula forboth computer simulation and general aviation programs.

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

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