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    I hope that's MPH, not KPH, else you're down...

    I hope that's MPH, not KPH, else you're down below stall speed.

    Neil gave excellent advice about sloping runways -- they cause many (real life) problems for unwary pilots, with the solution being...
  2. You did it well -- thanks.

    You did it well -- thanks.
  3. Neat. Nicely done. I don't know how many times...

    Neat. Nicely done. I don't know how many times over the years the question has been asked about how to use the CS prop, but this answers that very nicely -- thanks.

    I thought I'd add one item...
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    It would be interesting how you know that --...

    It would be interesting how you know that -- perhaps you have sources we don't know about?.? The forums are not necessarily an indicator, though they sometimes reflect how much trouble people are...
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    True enough for published "demonstrated"...

    True enough for published "demonstrated" crosswinds, except for many old aircraft (J-3, Cessna 180*, many others), and best practice would normally make it prudent to observe those as a MAX, though...
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    Locator? Are you referring to the localizer? The...

    Locator? Are you referring to the localizer? The horizontal portion of the ILS? 111.55 is the freq for runway 09, or landing to the east. Were you trying to land on runway 27 (westbound)? Approaching...
  7. Another well done video. Simmers, it covers a lot...

    Another well done video. Simmers, it covers a lot of stuff you'd never think of.
  8. Another nice one.

    Another nice one.
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    thecorporatepilotdad is producing some excellent...

    thecorporatepilotdad is producing some excellent videos about flying, and has just released his second that directly addresses flight training. As a former CFII myself, I think this is a great...
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    Why "notorious"? Like any aircraft, it needs to...

    Why "notorious"? Like any aircraft, it needs to be operated properly, and its limitations/performance/etc. are a bit different than many others, but why such a provocative adjective?
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    In addition to what MAD1 says, here's another...

    In addition to what MAD1 says, here's another tip: All too many folks have problems with the landing because they try to land the airplane. I know that sounds strange, but when you are nearly down to...
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    Your English is just fine. If you look in the...

    Your English is just fine. If you look in the blue area at the top of the page, there is a line that shows HOME, ARTICLES, FILE LIBRARY and so forth. Just below that is a smaller line that shows NEW...
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    If it's the same one I had back then it was...

    If it's the same one I had back then it was pretty good for its day. You probably had set your expectations too high for a 19 year old scenery.
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    We, unfortunately, have something similar happen...

    We, unfortunately, have something similar happen all too often around the Rockies, and it's usually not that the pilot gets caught with no warning, more that he pushes on anyway, often encountering...
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    I used my coat to cover the whole panel before...

    I used my coat to cover the whole panel before solo -- at first it would be in the practice area, having them hold a certain airspeed (in slow flight), then change it, all while maneuvering or adding...
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    If the wind is too strong for any runway at your...

    If the wind is too strong for any runway at your intended airport, then you go to an alternate. If all the airports in range are too windy (unlikely unless you're lower on fuel than you should be,...
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    Flight Tutorial Video

    I don't know how many of you have noticed this tutorial here, but it's a very good demo of what an instructor would take a student pilot through (both ground instruction/preflight brief and...
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    I don't have the 2020, but shared cockpit in P3D...

    I don't have the 2020, but shared cockpit in P3D V2 (and in FSX before it) was great, especially when you could use some means of VOIP to chat with the person you're sharing with. A friend and I used...
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    Mesh defines the shape of the terrain, including...

    Mesh defines the shape of the terrain, including hills, valleys, canyons, large boulders, ditches, escarpments, etc. Visualize in the real world laying a giant net over the land (empty of buildings...
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    This video should be a big help to many beginning...

    This video should be a big help to many beginning sim pilots, and is likely to also help many long time sim pilots who have mostly depended on learning things on their own or who otherwise have...
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    More frequently, it'll be something like, "Jeffco...

    More frequently, it'll be something like, "Jeffco Tower, Cessna 1234J 5 north with golf" or "Jeffco Tower, Cessna 1234J 5 north landing with golf" or "Jeffco Tower, Cessna 1234J 5 north landing. We...
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    FSX also had many volunteer beta testers, so that...

    FSX also had many volunteer beta testers, so that isn't a difference. And SP1 and SP2 weren't instantly available, either.
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    Even if my machine could run 2020 I'd have to...

    Even if my machine could run 2020 I'd have to pass, since I'd be unwilling to have to reinstall stuff so frequently, especially the add-ons that I'd probably have, not to mention having to (according...
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    For what?

    For what?
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    Well, it's still there if you want it, and the...

    Well, it's still there if you want it, and the word indicates there'll be a replacement soon, for what that "word" is worth. Your choice.
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