In aviation parlance the flare is the transition between an approach to a landing. There’s quite a bit more to it than cutting the power and pulling the yoke up in a semi-panic when the runway is approaching, which is what I usually do. In this week’s episode Chris Palmer from Angle of Attack explains […]
Long-time Saitek enthusiast Serge V. has sent us some great pictures of his home rig. He’s opted for the Cessna configuration that includes the Cessna yoke and pedals along with the TPM unit. More pictures after the jump.
You’ve probably heard the joke that, “A good landing is any landing that you can walk away from.” In realty, landing an aircraft is a skill that with practice can be mastered and save you from costly wear and tear on your aircraft’s body (and your own.) In today’s episode Chris Palmer from Angle of Attack […]
Cloud-Flyer International sent us a video of their latest prototype for a motion simulator featuring the X55 Rhino. If you are not familiar with the Cloud-Flyer it is a 2 axis flight deck requiring no power, just gravity to create motion as in a real airplane. They are not taking orders yet but for more info […]
We are now past the basics and into the “Local Maneuvers and Airwork” section of the Aviator90 series. In today’s episode Chris Palmer from Angle of Attack introduces and explains a general traffic pattern and its individual legs. Due to the restrictions on YouTube this week’s video is only viewable on the Angle of Attack website. It’s still free though. […]