Flying light aircraft, A Beginner’s Guide – Part 1

Aviation, and flight simulation in particular, offer pilots a wide variety of flight operations which can range from flying huge airliners to ultralight sports aircraft and pretty well everything in between. This can create a dilemma for those new to flight simulation and is especially daunting for newcomers to aviation in general. So, let’s look at a good place to start, and more importantly, why…

Why General Aviation?

Perhaps the areas of aviation and flight simulation that attract most interest from newcomers are jet airliners and military aircraft. The pages of PC Pilot are filled with enticing images that accentuate these sleek, powerful aircraft. And there is no doubt that once you’ve passed the basic level of piloting skills, they are quite stimulating when you fly well. However, it can be a daunting and even a very frustrating experience if the foundations of your aviation and flying knowledge are not developed beforehand.

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