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Description - Microsoft(R) Flight Simulator as a Training Aid by Bruce Williams

Book & CD. PC-based simulations, though touted by many in the aviation community as excellent flight training aids, are not being used to their full potential. This guide and the accompanying CD illustrate how to get the most out of Microsoft(R) Flight Simulator with general suggestions, specific advice, and practical tools. Student pilots can use the comprehensive information to review specific concepts and prepare themselves for formal flight instruction, while certified pilots can upgrade their navigation skills, learn about advanced aircraft and procedures, and complement their real-world flying with additional hours in the virtual skies. The materials are suitable for flight instructors looking for new tools to use in ground school classes and pre- and post-flight briefings, and virtual aviation hobbyists will welcome the in-depth information on flying in the real world. This new edition has been updated to reflect the latest changes to FAA rules, regulations, and procedures as well as the latest software and technology updates that have occurred since the first edition.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781619540491
ISBN-10: 1619540495
Format: Paperback
(275mm x 210mm x mm)
Pages: 264
Imprint: Aviation Supplies & Academics Inc
Publisher: Aviation Supplies & Academics Inc
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2013
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Bruce Williams

Bruce Williams worked on six versions of Microsoft Flight Simulator during a 15-year career at Microsoft. His experience with the development and design of Microsoft Flight Simulator included consulting with leading aviation organizations and teaching seminars about how to use Microsoft Flight Simulator as a training aid. He has been a pilot and aviation writer since the early 1970s and remains an active flight instructor at Galvin Flying Services in Seattle, specializing in technically advanced aircraft, simulator instruction, stall/spin/upset recovery training, and aerobatics. He now owns his consulting company, BruceAir, LLC, which develops training materials, provides flight training, and offers multimedia presentations on a variety of topics for pilots and flight instructors. He lives in Seattle.