Microsoft Flight Simulator X For Pilots Real World Training

February 21, 2010

  • ISBN13: 9780764588228
  • Condition: NEW
  • Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark.

Product Description
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… More >>

Microsoft Flight Simulator X For Pilots Real World Training

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5 Responses to “Microsoft Flight Simulator X For Pilots Real World Training”

  1. Felipe R. Silva on February 21st, 2010 10:29 am

    good information but was unable to download the tutorial flights into Flight Simulator X thus greatly limiting the advantages of this book. Jef Van West infored there are technical problems with some systems but I think the poroblem is more general than that.
    Rating: 3 / 5

  2. Damion Todd on February 21st, 2010 10:38 am

    I’m sure this would help more advanced pilots especially for instrument. Maybe I should have noticed this was the book and not the actual sim program. That’ll teach me for rushing a purchase.
    Rating: 3 / 5

  3. bv on February 21st, 2010 12:40 pm

    This is a well written book on flight instruction and general flight operation. It is not a book written about how to use flight sim x. The book references a web site to down load videos and instruction. I was unable to access the site. I thought the reference guide was on how set up the flight sim.
    Rating: 2 / 5

  4. Rajae K. Talent on February 21st, 2010 1:54 pm

    I started out going through the book and doing the procedures, but I got bored of going back and forth between the book and flying. I want to fly not read every aspect of flight. Isn’t there a way to incorporate these lessons directly into the sim real-time? Anyway, if you are willing to read a lot then fly a little, then read a lot more, then fly a little bit more, in baby steps. I guess you will enjoy this book. For those who don’t have patience, like myself, it will take a lot more effort to get through this book.
    Rating: 3 / 5

  5. Michael Morgan on February 21st, 2010 3:08 pm

    The page designs for this book appear to have been intended for printing in full color. There was liberal use of spot color and much use of full color screen caps in the design; but as the book is printed with only black ink, the illustrations and other graphic elements are lacking in contrast–like printing a color negative on b&w photo paper. The title should have gone through a redesign to optimize it for one-color printing. While it’s still legible, the effect makes me feel like I missed out on something.
    Rating: 3 / 5

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