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Popular Flight Sim Manual Updated

Last updated Thu, 28 Jan 2016 15:10:09 GMT
Originally posted on Tue, 17 Aug 2004 01:04:43 GMT

TopSkills has announced that author Bill Stack's popular flightsim training manual Flight-Sim Maneuvers is now available in an updated edition that includes new chapters. The 200-page book teaches the basics of flight in a manner specifically applied to flightsimming, to help get you off the ground and flying in a realistic manner just like actual pilots.

The updated edition of ‘Flight Sim Maneuvers’ – the flight sim training manual written by Bill Stack, an expert flight simmer since 1989, is now available for purchase. Flight Sim Maneuvers book cover.

This book is a life saver for those who always wanted a comprehensive guide on flight simulation. This book provides all the basic steps for piloting the flights of flight simulation. In no time, you can learn to fly like a real-World Pilot.

The book is divided into various sections for easy reading and categorization. Flight Sim Maneuvers teaches the A to Z of flight simulation – basic understanding of how the airplane flies, how to operate the simulation plane, how to start a flight, how to navigate around the airports, how to take off and climb out from airports correctly, how to fly on good weather in a straight and easy manner, how to handle turbulence, how to increase or decrease speed during flight while maintaining the altitude, how to have a smooth landing even with cross winds, how to avoid stalls, how to use slips and crabs – just to name a few.

The book is written in straightforward manner which makes it really simple to understand. The explanations given are easily comprehensible and the guidelines are also really well written. The illustrations are really vivid and detailed. There is also a section self learning exercises which makes the whole learning fun and easy.

By the time you finish reading this book, you would be on your way to becoming an experienced, certified pilot. The 200 page ‘Flight Sim Maneuvers’ with a very reasonable price tag is written and approved by flight-sim and aviation experts.

This book is simply a must-have for all the flight sim enthusiasts -be it just for brushing up the basics or knowing the tips and tricks of flying the simulated flights.

More information on this product over at SimShack here.

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Ian Stephens

About Ian Stephens

Ian Stephens is a flight simulation enthusiast also with a keen interest in aviation and technology.  Ian spends a lot of his time experimenting with various simulator packages but has a love for Microsoft Flight Simulator X because of the huge selection of add-ons available.  However, Ian also has copies of Prepar3D and X-Plane installed. 

Ian has been writing for Fly Away Simulation for over 9 years.  Should you wish, you can contact Ian via email at


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