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Microsoft Flight Simulator X For Pilots Real World TrainingRate it:  1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Flight Simulators seem to be a controversial subject when comes to its applicability to real world training.  Some feel that its useless as a training tool and some even feel that its dangerous to put any stock in it.  Flight Learnings feel very differently, especially for newer students.  We feel that training muscle memory, getting accustomed to the controls, and the location and appearance of the gauges, etc, will go a long way in saving you time and money and increasing safety.  While its not a substitute for the real thing, it is a great tool to help you prepare.

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Saitek Pro Flight Cessna Rudder Pedals

Rate it:   The Saitek Pro Flight Cessna Rudder Pedals are the perfect next purchase once you’ve acquired the Saitek Cessna Yoke System. The pedals have very realistic design elements such as independent left and right brakes and self-cantering rudder axes which work together with a fully adjustable tension dial.

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Saitek Pro Flight Cessna Yoke System

Rate it:   The Saitek Pro Flight Yoke System with the separate throttle quadrant  is a must have for all Flight Simulator enthusiasts, whether you are a serious sim player, or are just using a flight simulator to teach yourself some of the basics prior to going to flight school.  The Saitek Pro Flight Yoke System […]

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Garmin aera 500 Color Touchscreen Aviation GPS

Rate it: The Garmin aera 500 Aviation GPS is a low-cost solution for personal use aviation GPSes with a touch-screen interface.  In addition to the aviation mode that gives you navaids, terrain, SUAs, obstructions and more, the Garmin area 500 also has a full automotive GPS option.

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David Clark H10-13S Stereo Headset

Rate it: David Clark is one of the premiere aviation headset manufacturers and doesn’t disappoint with the H10-13S Headset, the stereo version of the popular H10-13.4 Headset, which includes dual volume controls. The David Clark H10-13S is extremely lightweight, weighing in at only 17 oz. , but still boasts a certified noise reduction rating of 23 decibels. The […]

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Weather Flying by Robert N. Buck

Rate it: Buy at Amazon.com – Weather Flying by Robert N. Buck World renowned aviator Robert N. Buck wrote Weather Flying with decades of flying experience under his belt.  At one point in his career he was the Chief Pilot for TWA until he demoted himself to captain so he could start flying again.  He […]

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