FSFlyingSchool 2017 for X-Plane 11 and 10

Part Number:FSSchool-2017
Your Price:$34.95
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Fly with a virtual instructor by your side. FSFlyingSchool 2017 adds a team of talking instructors to X-Plane 11 and 10. You will never have to fly alone again!
PS: If you already own FSFlyingschool 2016, you are entitled to a $15 discount for the new 2017 version.The discount code can be found in your original FSFlyingSchool 2016 invoice at the store .

NEW Features in 2017 version:
Enhanced Instructor Awareness version 2
We have once again made several incremental improvements to FSFlyingSchool, including new areas requiring the pilot's attention.
Mr Smith, the chief instructor, is looking at each pilot's performance in even greater detail with the arrival of FSFlyingSchool 2017. Here are some of the enhancements:
- Mr Smith has always advised that your flight controls be checked before flights. In addition, he will now expect you to specifically check the free and correct function of your elevator, ailerons and rudder.
- Your instructor will advise you that if your aircraft has been stored for a long time you need to check for damage or obstructions caused by insects and birds.
- In cold weather, Mr Smith will remind you that frost on the wings can prevent the aircraft from becoming airborne.
- Shortly after entering cruise mode, you'll hear comments from Mr Smith on your success or failure in checking your elevator, ailerons and rudder before take off. Let's develop good habits.
- If you're in the kind of aircraft that has a 'run-up' procedure, Mr Smith will point that out and expect it to be done before take off. You'll be hearing from him later if you don't.
- Mr Smith will remind you to fully extend and retract your flaps before take off to check their correct function. You'll hear his feedback on this so let's get it done.
- You'll be reminded, when climbing on warm days, that steep climbs can lead to overheating - so be careful out there.
- Familiar with displaced thresholds? Mr Smith will remind you to land beyond any red lights preceding the runway.
- Even without lights you'll be told to land beyond the displaced threshold. Mr Smith can see it - can you?
- You'll get timely advice about taxiway edge lighting (blue), runway edge and centre line lights (white), red lights marking the far end of the runway and green lights across runway indicating its start.
- And more...!

Weather Tutor Included

Get ready to learn about temperature, wet runways, dew point and much more - including interactive crosswind instruction! Look at the features the NEW INCLUDED 'Weather Tutor Pack' adds to FSFlyingSchool 2017 for X-Plane 11 AND 10:
Weather plays a key part in aviation and a thorough knowledge of weather and its effects is an essential part of every pilot's studies. Now your chief instructor Mr Smith can help in X-Plane.
Mr Smith is the man for Weather Tutor
As your chief instructor, he's the one who explains temperature, elevation, dew point, precipitation, crosswind techniques and more!
Interactive weather advice is optional
If you want to hear it, turn on the 'Monitor Weather' option at the Pilots Screen of FSFlyingSchool. You'll hear your instructor describing the current weather and giving instruction and advice on it.
Interactive crosswind advice is optional
If you want to hear it, turn on the 'Monitor Crosswinds' option at the Pilots Screen of FSFlyingSchool. You'll hear crosswind take off and landing instruction right when you need it!
Weather and crosswind tutorial advice is optional
If you want to hear this advice, turn on the 'Weather Tips' option at the Settings Screen of FSFlyingSchool. Chief instructor Mr Smith will give you general instruction on weather and more when you are flying during quieter periods. In order to avoid these tips sounding repetitive, they are chosen randomly so you won't keep hearing the same advice each flight. A great way to learn - and all while cruising along!
Get ready to learn - here are some of the areas Mr Smith will explain to you:
(Note that in addition to weather, the Weather Tutor covers several bonus subjects that are not strictly weather but still essential to safe flight.)
- Effects of temperature-dew point spread
- Considerations when flying in low light
- Considerations when flying in low visibility
- Considerations when flying in the presence of clouds
- Considerations when flying in low temperatures
- Crosswind landing technique
- Crosswind take-off technique
- Crosswind take-off roll aileron use
- Crosswind landing roll aileron use
- Take-off from a high elevation
- Landing at a high elevation
- Take-off at a high temperature
- Landing at a high temperature
- Take-off from a wet grass runway
- Take-off from a dry grass runway
- Landing at a wet grass runway
- Landing at a dry grass runway
- Landing at a wet paved runway
- ...and a lot more!
PRO Pack Included
A powerful collection of add-on features for FSFlyingSchool including interactive VOR navigation instruction! Look at the features the NEW INCLUDED 'PRO Pack' adds to FSFlyingSchool 2017 for X-Plane 11 and 10:
Interactive Help with VOR Navigation
- Instructor monitors VOR instruments in aircraft.
- Instructor offers detailed advice and tips on how to navigate with VORs.
- Learn about: TO/FROM/OFF flag, Omni Bearing Selector (OBS), Course Deviation Indicator (CDI).
- Get information as you fly, change settings and as the instruments react to your flight path.
- Instructor describes at length the aspects of different elements of VOR navigation as you fly along.
- If you approach and cross a VOR station, instructor describes what to expect instruments to do.
- You'll soon be a VOR navigation PRO!
Enhanced Instructor Awareness - instructor is watching even closer:
- Instructor watches for parking brake set at correct times.
- Advice when coming in too fast for a landing to slow down or go-around.
- Instructor requires throttles to be operated smoothly.
- Advice to slow to a taxi speed soon after landing to clear for next arrival.
- Advice to accelerate promptly when taking off so as not to waste runway.
- Reminders to get going if on runway for excessive time for take off.
- Warning if not heading into wind when on final approach.
- Advice for steering problems on take-off run.
- Reminder to use flaps if appropriate for take off.
- Reminder to disengage autopilot while on the ground.
- Advice not to run throttles high while on ground with parking brake set.
- And more!
Instant Help
- Spoken help on aircraft instruments, switches and controls when they are used during flights.
- Instant spoken help you can use immediately while flying in X-Plane.
- Adds a whole new level of fun and learning to your flights with X-Plane.
- You hear and see help and tips for controls, instruments and switches immediately in flight!
- Help when you use COM radios, NAV radios, autopilot functions like heading hold, speed hold...
- Help when you use altitude hold, spoilers, autobrakes, gear, lights, pitot heat and so much more.
- Use some help up there in the Simulated Skies? Get familiar with those switches, dials, buttons etc.
- Listen and learn as a friendly instructor explains the role of the device you operated.
- Help is given immediately, in real time, with optional text captions so you can read the advice too.
- Once you operate a device, you won't hear the explanation again for a while - avoids repetition.
- Optionally turn off the voice completely and use the text captions for reference during your flights.
- Alternatively, you can turn off the captions and just listen to the voice of the instructor.
- Configure the FSFlyingSchool Instant Help option the way you want it!
Interactive Aviation Help
- During flights, instructor shares detailed aviation knowledge with you.
- Subjects include cockpit instruments, controls, techniques and much more.
- With chief instructor Mr Smith's help you will soon be familiar with:
- Flaps
- Mixture
- VORs
- Turn technique
- Stall recovery
- Autopilot speed hold
- Autopilot heading hold
- Autopilot altitude hold
- Autothrottle
- Transponder use and codes
- Crossfeeds
- Speedbrake
- Fuel pumps
- Carburetor heat
- Spoilers
- Anti-ice
- Decision height ...and dozens more aviation subjects.
- Includes optional text captions so you can read the advice too.
- A great way to learn - and all while cruising along!

Core Features of FSFlyingSchool for X-Plane:
  • Team of 3 talking Flight Instructors
  • Google Flight Mapping. View a map of your flight route and even share with friends! (new)
  • Scoring system rates all phases of flight: taxi, take off, cruise, approach, landing & more
  • Fly anywhere in the world with an instructor
  • Easy to use! Land anywhere you like and your instructors will know which runway you have chosen. Just get lined up with a runway ahead of you when you descend in landing mode. The instructor will look ahead, figure which runway you are heading for and announce where you are going to land. Easy!
  • Instructor knows which runway you are taking off from. Instructor will comment and give advice on the runway you have selected.
  • Instructor knows which runway you are landing at. Even without ILS, and will give advice on how to land.
  • No need to land on a fixed point on the runway. Any reasonable landing on a runway will get a reasonable score.
  • Spoken Teaching Tips. Option so that FSFlyingSchool will speak a series of helpful tips when you fly. Tips are always in the same voice and are clearly different from a normal 'instructor' voice. These tips are like training wheels on a bicycle and are telling you how to use FSFlyingSchool and X-Plane itself. Once you have got the basics of these operations down, you may wish to turn these basic tips off.
  • Friendly scoring system. Rewards all flights which were basically safe - higher scores require plenty of skill. If you can walk away from your landing - you will get a score. If you crash - you will not!
  • Numerical data added to log book. Shows details of flight performance, such as landing speed, distance from threshold, approach accuracy and more.
  • Unique Career Analyzer graphs over 70 areas of airmanship
  • Pilot Briefing Tool analyzes all flights to find patterns of performance which need improvement
  • Option to monitor correct use of aircraft lights
  • Instructors give additional warnings before mistakes are made
  • Instructors have many helpful and entertaining phrases
  • Option to monitor correct use of aircraft engines
  • Instructor reports distance from DME (Distance Measuring Equipment) navigation aid
  • Multiple instructors with different personalities, genders and nationalities
  • Link to real world airport data on web
  • Instructor reports runway length, altitude and surface type when on approach
  • Log Book statistics are totalled for easy review
  • Optional Voice Command Pack allows the pilot to talk to the Instructor
  • Flight scores tracked in detail in your own FSFlyingSchool logbook
  • FSFlyingSchool web site hosts top scores tables
  • Detailed scoring of your performance - not a simple summary
  • Instant tests of your airmanship - just ask the instructor
Planes supported in FSFlyingSchool 2017 for X-Plane 11 and 10:
All these planes are supported at the same level of detail which has been so popular with the FSFlyingSchool for FSX and Prepar3D add-ons for which FSFlyingSchool has won 5 consecutive PC Pilot Magazine Classic Product Awards.
In addition, the Cessna 172 Skyhawk and Cessna 208 Caravan are supported at the extra 'detail pack' level, at which the instructor knows are great deal more about the specific airplane, including procedures, checklists, v-speeds, engine management and much more.

The following airplanes are automatically supported in this new product:
  • Cirrus SF50 - (Supplied with X-Plane 11)
  • Cirrus SR20 - (vFlyteAir)
  • Eclipse 550 NG - (Aerobask)
  • Epic E1000 Skyview - (Aerobask)
  • Lisa Airplanes Akoya - (land based operations only) (Aerobask) 
  • McDonnell Douglas MD 82 - (Supplied with X-Plane 11)
  • Piper PA-28 Cherokee 140 - (vFlyteAir)
  • Velocity V-Twin - (Aerobask)
  • X-Plane 11 + 10 Cessna c172 (supported at 'Detail Pack' level) 
  • Carenado Cessna c172 (supported at 'Detail Pack' level) 
  • Carenado Cessna 208B (supported at 'Detail Pack' level) 
  • Carenado Cessna 152 II
  • Carenado Mooney M20J 
  • Carenado Piper PA-28 Archer II
  • Carenado Piper PA-32 Saratoga
  • Carenado Piper PA-34 Seneca II
  • Carenado Cessna C340 II
  • Carenado Beechcraft Bonanza F33A
  • Carenado Cessna C337 Skymaster
  • Carenado Cessna CT210 Centurion II
  • Carenado Beechcraft King Air C90B
  • Carenado Beechcraft Baron 58
  • Boeing 777 Worldliner by VMAX
  • Boeing 787 Dreamliner by VMAX 
  • Beechcraft Baron 58 (Supplied with X-Plane 11 + 10)
  • Beechcraft King Air B200 (Details in manual)
  • Beechcraft King Air C90B (Supplied with X-Plane 11 + 10)
  • Boeing 737-800 (EADT)
  • Boeing 747-400 (Supplied with X-Plane 11 + 10)
  • Boeing 777-200 (Supplied with X-Plane 10)
  • Cirrus C4 'The Jet' (Supplied with X-Plane 10)
  • Columbia 400 (Supplied with X-Plane 11 + 10)
  • Diamond DA40-180 (Shade Tree Micro Aviation)
  • Lockheed C-130 Hercules (Supplied with X-Plane 11 + 10)
  • Lockheed L-1011 TriStar (Wilson Aircraft)
  • MD KC-10 Extender (Supplied with X-Plane 11 + 10)
  • Piaggio P180 Avanti Ferrari (Supplied with X-Plane 10)
...and the list is growing!

You can add support for as many additional planes as you like - full instructions are provided in the manual - you only need to provide a little data about the plane and you're all set!
Add the Voice Command Pack and speak to your instructors!

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