TOPSKILLS -  FLIGHT-SIM NAVIGATION PDF VERSION
TOPSKILLS - FLIGHT-SIM NAVIGATION PDF VERSION
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Learn About 

  • Professional navigation concepts, methods and terms
  • Reading and using authentic aviation charts
  • Planning and preparing your flights
  • Flying cross country with visual and radio navigation
  • Compensating for wind effects
  • Following airways and jet routes
  • Navigating across oceans and sparsely populated lands
  • Using the Global Positioning System
  • . . . and much more!

Reach Any Destination as Real-world Pilots Do 

  • Become familiar with navigation terms, concepts and methods.
  • Learn to read official aviation charts.
  • See how real pilots plan and prepare their cross-country flights.
  • Learn how to compensate for winds so you can stay on course.
  • See how to use the same skyways that real commercial pilots use.
  • Navigate long distances.
  • Use the Global Positioning System for precise navigation. 

All the Navigation Methods in One Book  

  • Pilotage
  • Reckoning
  • Radio
  • Global Positioning 

Find Needed Information Quickly And Easily  

  • Well organized and clearly written
  • Divided into relevant chapters
  • Supported with images and tables
  • Headings and captions guide you throughout
  • Written in plain English
  • Fully indexed
  • Convenient format 

Wide Application 

  • For all home flight simmers
  • For anywhere in the world
  • For any home flight-simulation program
  • Not for real-world aviation 

Common Compatibility 

Readable with any program that reads portable document format (PDF) files such as: 

  • Adobe
  • Nitro
  • Kindle
  • Libre
  • Nook 

If your e-reader displays PDF files, it will display Instrument Flying for Flight-Sim Pilots. 

Written and Published by Professionals 

  • Experienced flight simmers
  • Certified pilots
  • Trained writers and editors 

Particulars 

  • Dimensions: 5.5 inches by 8.5 inches (14 cm by 22 cm), or approximately A5
  • Ebook file size: 11.9 mb
  • Archive file size: 12.8 mb
  • Password protected
  • Instructions included 

Includes Free V-Speed Card 

  • Most common general aviation V-Speeds
  • Minimums, maximum, and optimums
  • Listed by abbreviation, alphabetically on one side
  • Listed by abbreviation, by relative speed on other side
  • Clearly described
  • Applies universally, not to any particular aircraft
  • Free with purchase of this flight-sim book

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Message From the Author

Instructions supplied with flight-simulation programs skim the surface of what a flight-sim pilot needs to know. And real-world aviation books explain much more than home flight simmers need to know. My books are focused on just what you need. If you enjoy simulating flight realistically, as I do, you will enjoy my books. – Bill Stack, author

Relevancy Notice

My flight-sim books are only for home flight-simulation computer games. They are based on real aviation laws, regulations, and procedures so home flight-simulation enthusiasts can maximize their enjoyment. Because some aspects of home flight-simulation games are not exactly like real-world aviation, some information in my books is not exactly like real flight. That is why these books are not intended for and should not be used for real-world flight or lessons. TopSkills and I accept no liability for any misuse of my flight-simulation manuals. – Bill Stack, author

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