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Scenario-Based Training with X-Plane and Microsoft Flight Simulator Using PC-Based Flight Simulations Based on FAA-Industry Training Standards

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ISBN-10: 1118105028

ISBN-13: 9781118105023

Edition: 2011

Authors: Bruce P. Williams

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Fly toward pilot certification with these real-world scenario exercises Although PC-based flight simulations have been available for 30 years, many pilots, instructors, and flight schools don't understand how best to use these tools in real-world flight training and pilot proficiency programs. This invaluable reference bridges the gap between simulation tools and real-world situations by presenting hands-on, scenario-based exercises and training tips for the private pilot certificate and instrument rating. As the first of its kind based on FAA-Industry Training Standards (FITS), this book steers its focus on a scenario-based curriculum that emphasizes real-world situations. Experienced…    
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Book details

List price: $30.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 1/20/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 624
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.574
Language: English

Before You Take Off
What You Need to Use This Book
Essential Resources on the Website
Using PC-Based Simulations Effectively
Scenario-Based Training for Virtual Aviators
Choosing a PC-Based Simulation: X-Plane or FSX?
A Quick Guide to X-Plane
A Quick Guide to Microsoft Flight Simulator X
Getting the Most from X-Plane and FSX
Beyond the Basics: Additional Advice about Using Simulations Effectively
Scenario-Based Training and FITS
Using the Scenarios in This Book
Flying Fundamentals
Flying Fundamentals
Flying the Cessna 172 Skyhawk
Private Pilot Scenarios
Introduction to the Private Pilot Syllabus
Private Pilot Lesson 1: Introductory Flight
Private Pilot Lesson 2: Fundamental Flight Maneuvers
Private Pilot Lesson 3: Ground Reference Maneuvers
Private Pilot Lesson 4: A Short Cross-Country Flight
Private Pilot Lesson 5: Another Short Cross- Country Flight
Private Pilot Lesson 6: A Trip to a Fly-In Breakfast
Private Pilot Lesson 7: Ground Reference Maneuvers
Private Pilot Lesson 8: Evening Flight
Private Pilot Lesson 9: Charity Flight
Private Pilot Lesson 10: Crosswind Landings
Private Pilot Lesson 11: Preparation for Solo Flight
Private Pilot Lesson 12: First Solo Flight
Private Pilot Lesson 13: Review of Basic Maneuvers
Private Pilot Lesson 14: Progress Assessment: Stage Check
Private Pilot Lesson 15: Soft-Field Landings
Private Pilot Lesson 16: VOR Navigation
Private Pilot Lesson 17: Maximum Performance Takeoffs and Landings
Private Pilot Lesson 18: Flight in Marginal Weather
Private Pilot Lesson 19: Solo Practice Flight
Private Pilot Lesson 20: Long Cross-Country Flight
Private Pilot Lesson 21: Cross-Country Night Flight
Private Pilot Lesson 22: Flight Planning and Navigation Practice
Private Pilot Lesson 23: Night Cross-Country Flight
Private Pilot Lesson 24: Night Freight Run
Private Pilot Lesson 25: Cross-Country Flight in Marginal VFR
Private Pilot Lesson 26: Cross-Country Flight: Progress Check
Private Pilot Lesson 27: Long Solo Cross-Country Flight
Private Pilot Lesson 28: Preparation for the Practical Test
Private Pilot Lesson 29: Further Preparation for the Practical Test
Private Pilot Lesson 30: The Private Pilot Practical Test
Instrument Rating Scenarios
Introduction to the Instrument Rating Syllabus: Background and Resources for IFR Lessons
IFR Lesson 1: Basic Attitude Instrument Flying
IFR Lesson 2: Basic Attitude Instrument Flying
IFR Lesson 3: Partial-Panel Flight
IFR Lesson 4: Partial- Panel Instrument Flight
IFR Lesson 5: Holding Procedures
IFR Lesson 6: Non- Precision Approach
IFR Lesson 7: IFR Departures and Localizer Approach
IFR Lesson 8: ILS Approach
IFR Lesson 9: IFR Cross-Country
IFR Lesson 10: IFR Cross-Country
IFR Lesson 11: IFR Cross- Country and Equipment Malfunctions
IFR Lesson 12: IFR Cross- Country and Off- Airway Routes
IFR Lesson 13: Long IFR Cross- Country
IFR Lesson 14: Night IFR Flight
IFR Lesson 15: Night Approaches
IFR Lesson 16: Practical Test Preparation
IFR Lesson 17: Practical Test Preparation
IFR Lesson 18: IFR Practical Test
Advanced Scenarios
Introduction to the Advanced Scenarios: Test Your Skills
Advanced 1: Eugene, OR, to Olympia, WA
Advanced 2: Night Flight: Spokane, WA, to Walla Walla, WA
Advanced 3: Boise, ID, to Redmond, OR
Advanced 4: Crossing the Cascades
Advanced 5: Medford, OR, to Astoria, OR