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5 Ways to Sharpen Your Skills with Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020

5 Ways to Sharpen Your Skills with Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020

It has been nearly forty years since the original 1982 Microsoft Flight Simulator was released, and fourteen years since its last update courtesy of 2006’s Flight Simulator X, but the wait is finally over, and Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 delivers. The latest version takes advantage of the robust capabilities of current and future computing systems that support rendering of the virtually photo-real graphics courtesy of Azure AI.

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The 4 Types of Airspeed: How Each Works (Complete Guide)

The 4 Types of Airspeed: How Each Works (Complete Guide)

On the ground, speed is relatively simple to measure, and vehicles like cars only measure one type of speed. Once you take to the air though, other factors like air density and wind come into play and must be accounted for. Accounting for and quantifying the impact of these factors is what led to the definition of the four different types of airspeed.

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Wake Turbulence Avoidance: All the Details to Keep in Mind

Wake Turbulence Avoidance: All the Details to Keep in Mind

You are setting up your approach for a landing in your Cessna 172 when you realize that a large jet is in the pattern just ahead of you. Before you can react, your whole plane is violently shoved to the side and rolls as if pushed by an invisible hand. You quickly right yourself and resume course as your understandably flustered passenger asks, "What just happened?" Your answer? "Wake turbulence."

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The 10 Best Holiday Gifts for Pilots in 2020

The 10 Best Holiday Gifts for Pilots in 2020

The holidays are almost here, and if you are stumped on what to get that special pilot in your life, this is the blog post for you. We have put together a list of ideas for all budgets and pilots. Whether you need a fun little stocking stuffer, a bit of aviation-themed décor, or a useful piece of technology, these are the 10 best holiday gifts for pilots in 2020.

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