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Re: Simulators

Postby Kilcarnup » Wed Jun 13 2018, 06:57

Twistgrip wrote:I’ve had P3D now upto V4 for 18 months (Microsoft FLight Sim for about 20 yrs before that) with most of the Orbx scenery add ons and Active sky weather and P3d is brilliant. As mentioned you will need a high end computer though.

Depends on what you want to do really but I’m guessing procedural flying and practice approaches. It integrates very well with AIP and Jeppeson charts as far as accuracy. If your planning on buying some accurate add ons with FMS like PMDG and Majestic software it would be handy to down load the Navigraph database add on to keep your cycles current I update cycles a few times a year.

There are some really good turbo props and piston engines planes from Carenado developers as well and are very realistic.

Any questions I’m happy to help.


Seems like it's a great way to go, I see their student price is also very reasonable. I'm considering getting this plus the Puma RTF so I can begin practicing basic flying to supplement my Theory stuff for now especially as I see V4 has the R22 included.

Would this setup be good for that or is it a waste of time/money? Would possibly pair with a VR headset (Vive/Rift, whichever has better support).
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Re: Simulators

Postby Twistgrip » Thu Jun 14 2018, 00:32

G’day Kil,

I’d certainly recommend P3Dv4 it’s a great platform. Whilst it’s perfect for procedural flying ie approaches and your basic scan etc I wouldn’t rely on it at all for any meaningful hands on training and developing muscle memory etc, this will come in your training.

I don’t have any experience with VR and Rift but it looks interesting.
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Re: Simulators

Postby Kilcarnup » Thu Jun 14 2018, 04:48

Twistgrip wrote:G’day Kil,

I’d certainly recommend P3Dv4 it’s a great platform. Whilst it’s perfect for procedural flying ie approaches and your basic scan etc I wouldn’t rely on it at all for any meaningful hands on training and developing muscle memory etc, this will come in your training.

I don’t have any experience with VR and Rift but it looks interesting.


Cool thanks for the feed back

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