Instructions supplied with flight-simulation programs skim the surface of what a flight-sim pilot needs to know.
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The Advantages of Simming the Jets
Move past the machismo feeds and learn the point of simming in these huge, cumbersome, and demanding creatures.
What Jet Pilots Do
Real-world jet pilots do a lot more than fly jets. Learn what they do so you can simulate their jobs realistically.
Requirements for Flying Jets
Jet pilots meet many more requirements than other pilots do. Learn what they are so you can simulate jet flight realistically.
Jet Performance Speeds
While all real-world pilots use performance speeds, commonly called "V speeds," to operate their aircraft properly and efficiently, jet pilots rely on them. Learn about the performance speeds that real-world jet pilots use so you can simulate jet flight realistically.
Jet Panels and Instruments
Although aircraft instruments are basically the same, the layouts of jet panels and the appearance of jet instruments are different from general aviation and from one jet to another. Learn how to use these panels and instruments so you can simulate jet flight realistically.
Planning and Preparing Your Jet Flights
Real-world jet pilots spend much of their time planing and preparing so their flights are safe and efficient. To simulate jet flight realistically, you must plan and prepare, too, or your jet flights will be amateurish.
Flying the Jets
Flying various jet types is so different that three separate chapters are devoted to jet flight procedures, methods and practices. Learn how to fly:
Each type has its own unique characteristics, challenges, demands and rewards.
- propjets (a.k.a. turboprops) â€” all new chapter!
- business jets
- jetliners (small, medium, large)
Flying With Autopilots
Learn how to fly your jets on autopilot as real-world pilots fly their jets on autopilot. Set your altitude, heading, airspeed, climb rate, and more. Climb, cruise, turn, descend, and approach on autopilot. Use autothrottle to control airspeed. Use flight director to help fly your aircraft correctly. Use different manufacturers' autopilots in different aircraft. An entirely new chapter has been added explaining the proper use of this vital flight tool.
With every jet pilot using checklists on every flight, Jet Simming contains sample checklists for every flight phase as well as air traffic control. It's the best way to sim realistically.
Sources of Charts
Every real-world jet pilots uses charts to know how to get places and what to do when they arrive there. Simulating jet flight realistically is impossible without charts. For your convenience, Jet Simming lists several reliable sources of official aviation charts that real-world pilots use in their real-world jet flights. This book does not contain any charts. We are trainers, not charts suppliers.)
Go deeper than the superficial and learn how real pilots perform common, crucial and required maneuvers correctly.
Find Needed Information Quickly and Easily
Jet Simming is organised and laid out for your easiest use. Information is divided into relevant chapters, and chapters are organised into easy-to-follow sections. Headings and captions help you find information quickly. It's fully indexed for quick reference.
Clearly Written and Easy to Use
Jet Simming is written by expert flight simmers and professional aviators, then published by an experienced training enterprise to help you learn by reading and doing. Policies, procedures and practices used by professional real-world jet pilots are explained in straight-forward, easy-to-follow English. Visual aids help you grasp the principles, and easy-to-follow exercises help you apply the concepts and methods for experience and learning.
Jet Simming contains many easy-to-read tables with data about engine and aircraft performance during take-off, climbout, cruise, descent, and approach.
The jet principles, procedures, and practices explained in Jet Simming apply to all business jets and jetliners. We can't write one book that explains every jet in the air, and we can't write a separate book for every jet, either. So we explain the most common jets in this book, and readers can easily adapt our explanations to the specific jets they're flying. Adaptation is part of having the "right stuff" for simulating jet flight.