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Aircraft Flight Tutorials

In our wiki pages you can find further information about most of our aircraft as well as in-detail flight tutorials showing you how to operate our highly detailed aircraft step-by-step.

General Aviation

Cessna 172 SP

The C172 is a single engine piston aircraft which is great for beginners because it is easy to handle and very forgiving. The Aerofly FS aircraft is IFR capable with a “steam gauge” instrumentation and a basic autopilot

→ C172 Tutorial

Beechcraft Baron 58

The Baron 58 is a twin engine piston aircraft equipped for IFR flight with “steam gauge” instruments and a basic autopilot.

→ Baron 58 Tutorial

Beechcraft King Air C90 GTx

The King Air C90 GTx is a twin-turboprop aircraft with an advanced glass cockpit for full IFR capability. It has an autopilot with manual navigation source selection and a CDU for flight plan editing.

→ King Air C90 GTx Tutorial

Bombardier Learjet 45

The Learjet 45 is a fast business jet with two turbofan engines mounted in the rear of the aircraft. The aircraft is fully IFR capable with an autopilot with manual navigation source selection and a CDU for flight plan editing.

→ Learjet 45 Tutorial


Bombardier Dash 8Q-400

The Dash-8Q400, short Q400, is a twin engine turboprop airliner that is capable to takeoff and land in short distances while offering jet-like speeds during cruise. It is a very hands-on aircraft with little automation. It has a fully IFR capable autopilot with manual navigation source selection and two CDUs for flight plan editing.

→ Q400 Tutorial

Airbus A320-214

The A320-214 is a very popular twin engine turbofan airliner. It has a high degree of automation making it relatively easy to fly. It features the newer glass flightdeck version, fully IFR capable of course. The autopilot is quite advanced and has an auto-thrust system and can perform an autoland. Two MCDUs are used for flight plan editing.

→ A320 Tutorial

Boeing 737-500

The B737-500 has two turbofan engines and the classic flightdeck with old “steam gauge” instruments making IFR flights a nice raw data challenge. The aircraft has retrofit engines and a CDU for flight plan editing.

→ B737 Tutorial

Boeing 747-400

The B747-400 is a four engine turbofan widebody long-haul airliner. It has a glass flightdeck with a very typical instrumentation, fully IFR capable. The advanced autopilot has an auto-throttle system and is able to perform an auto-land. Three CDUs are installed to edit the flight plan.

→ B747 Tutorial

Boeing 777-300ER

The B777-300ER is the extended range version of the popular twin turbofan 'triple seven' airliner. It has a typical full IFR equipment with an advanced autopilot with auto-throttle system which can auto-land the aircraft. It has three MCDUs to edit the flight plan.

→ B777 Tutorial

Military Jets

McDonnell Douglas F/A-18C Hornet

The F/A-18C is a twin engine afterburning turbojet fighter aircraft. With a thrust to weight ratio greater than 1.0 it can accelerate vertically. The single-pilot cockpit has a HUD and three large multifunction displays and IFR instrumentation. The autopilot is rather basic.

→ F18 Tutorial


Robinson R22 Beta II

The R22 is a small and light helicopter which is very popular with flight schools. It's equipped just with basic instruments and isn't very fast or powerful. But it's relatively cheap to operate. This is a hands-on only aircraft, ideal for flight training.

→ R22 Tutorial

Eurocopter EC135-T1

The EC135 is a modern twin turboshaft helicopter. It is used by the police, military and as medical first response helicopter. The flightdeck features the newer glass cockpit version, fully IFR capable with autopilot with manual navigation source selection. The pilot is assisted with a stability augmentation system which makes this helicopter relatively easy to fly.

→ EC135 Tutorial

aircraft/flight_tutorials.txt · Last modified: 2023/11/10 22:39 by jh