• Top Gun Maverick Darkstar Tutorials

    MSFS 2020 Darkstar Tutorials

    Darkstar Tutorials

    By thecorporatepilotdad

    The new "Top Gun Maverick" add-on for MSFS 2020 provides for some exciting flying opportunities, with the new Darkstar aircraft being a real challenge as it is so different from conventional aircraft. Here in two quick tutorial videos, thecorporatepilotdad shows you how to get this aircraft up to speed.

    Top Gun Maverick's Darkstar - How To Reach Mach 10

    A quick video showing the buttons that need to be selected to reach Mach 10 in the Darkstar in Microsoft Flight Simulator as part of the FREE Top Gun Maverick Download.

    Darkstar Unable to Reach Mach 3? This WILL Help!

    If unable to get the Darkstar in the Top Gun Maverick DLC in Microsoft Flight Simulator to accelerate beyond Mach 1 to 1.5 or even Mach 3, this short video will show exactly how reach Mach 3 to activate the scramjet every flight.

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    About The Author

    This video is produced by thecorporatepilotdad. He has been a FlightSim.Com member for close to twenty years and using Flight Simulator since back in the day of FS98 and FS2000. He is also a professional pilot with over 7000 hours of real world flight experience ranging from Cessna 152s to super-mid size business jets.

    1. Bird1's Avatar
      Bird1 -
      As a longtime flight sim pilot, all I can say is nice, very nice. Had no idea that the actors in the latest Top Gun trained for and flew in F-18s (undoubtedly as back seaters), and all made it through. Amazing.
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      patternmemory -
      He has been a member of FlightSim.Com for close to twenty years, and he has been using Flight Simulator ever since the days of FS98 and FS2000. Additionally, he is a professional pilot with over 7,000 hours of real-world flight experience in aircraft ranging in size from Cessna 152s to super-mid size business jets. His experience spans the gamut.

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      hanarush -
      What appeals to me is that the details in it are amazing
    1. hanarush's Avatar
      hanarush -
      What appeals to me is that the details in it are amazing
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