Software packages for Instrument Flight Training

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Software packages for Instrument Flight Training

Post by mcostello » Tue Mar 09, 2021 3:44 pm

Hello Everybody

I wonder if someone might like to give me some advice? My licence has been suspended for medical reasons so during this enforced "downtime" I thought I might get some kind of simulation software that would teach me something about instrument flying. I have very little experience of this for real, I did my PPL hours under the hood and I've followed a few VOR radials but that's about it. I could go out and buy Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020, which I will if I have to but if anybody has any ideas about what might be appropriate I'd love to hear them.
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Re: Software packages for Instrument Flight Training

Post by Ian Hoolahan » Wed Mar 17, 2021 9:57 pm

The commercially available flight sims are not bad for learning the basics, especially the radio nav side but I would say have instruction for the actual instrument flying, one thing you will not get on a computer sim are the false sensations that you can get in a real aircraft.

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