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Postby Bill Calvert » Sun May 17, 2020 8:54 pm

new to FG need a boost to get flying step by step . some experience with FS 2004 but have not been involved in several years. need some help
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Re: newbie

Postby Michat » Sun May 17, 2020 10:45 pm

Welcome Bill.

Download Mumble if you want to receive help by voice.

1 Dowload Mumble https://www.mumble.info/
2 Run it
3 clic on add new........ button
4 Name FG
5 Address flightgear-radio.autosoft.fr
6 Port Default
7 Nickname



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Re: newbie

Postby wkitty42 » Mon May 18, 2020 12:21 am

find a copy of the PoH (pilot's operating handbook) for the craft you are interested in... read how to manage the craft and apply that to the craft in FG... most all are modeled after real life...
"You get more air close to the ground," said Angalo. "I read that in a book. You get lots of air low down, and not much when you go up."
"Why not?" said Gurder.
"Dunno. It's frightened of heights, I guess."
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Re: newbie

Postby Johan G » Wed Jul 01, 2020 8:40 am

I had a lot of improvement from reading these two free handbooks by the US Federal Aviation Authority:


The first one covers the more general concepts and principles, like weather, what makes an aircraft fly, weight and balance, cockpit instruments, and how the aircraft is controlled. The latter one covers taxing, basic flight maneuvers like take off, climbing, descent and landing, and more complex flight related items.

I highly recommend at least skimming through them, in particular the first one, as they answer a lot of common questions.
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