Back to Basics

The Back to Basics series, designed for GA (General Aviation) flight sim pilots, explores the fundamentals of flight that broadly follows a typical Private Pilot Licence (PPL) syllabus. No matter what level of experience, flight sim pilots will hopefully benefit. Whether you’re new the hobby or need to brush up on your flying skills, you will find something in here for you.

 

Back to Basics

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Back to Basics - Series 2, Lesson 13

In the previous lesson, we realised that we were not where we should be. The visual fixes we were expecting to mark our location simply didn’t appear. We wrap up Stage 2 of Back to Basics by learning how we might get ourselves out of this very fine mess.

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Back to Basics - Series 2, Lesson 12

Navigation errors and how to correct them

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Back to Basics - Series 2, Lesson 11

New techniques for when things don’t go to plan.

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Back to Basics - Series 2, Lesson 10

We fly across northern California and learn some new navigation tips

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Back to Basics - Series 2 Lesson 9

Using real world techniques to navigate in Flight Simulator

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Back to Basics: Stage 1, Lesson 1

The principles of flight

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Back to Basics - Series 2, Lesson 8

The effect of winds on our aircraft

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Back to Basics - Series 2, Lesson 7

Preparing for more complex navigation

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Back to Basics - Series 2 Lesson 6

An Italian navigation exercise

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Back to Basics - Series 2, Lesson 5

Fuel planning for longer routes

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