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Category: Angle of Attack

VIDEO: Ground Ops and Why You Need Rudder Pedals For Flight Sim

We’re past the Intro to Flight and into the Basics of Flight now. In this week’s episode, Chris Palmer from Angle of Attack introduces Radio Calls and Weather Observance during Start-Up and taxiing with Rudder Pedals to your runway. (Originally posted in 2010.) Don’t have Rudder Pedals? You still have time to enter our contest […]


VIDEO: Introduction to Trim and Trim Adjustments

Trim makes flying easier and keeps you from having to exert pressure on the yoke all the time. Understanding elevator trim and adjusting the trim will save your forearms and help you in a multitude of situations including maintaining your altitude, keeping a steady airspeed during a climb, and taking off. Chris Palmer from Angle […]


VIDEO: Primary Flight Control Basics

What exactly happens when you pull or push on the yoke, or turn it left or right? What about the rudder pedals? How do these changes affect the control surfaces of your aircraft while in flight? Chris Palmer from Angle of Attack explains the primary flight controls of elevator, aileron, and rudder and also takes a […]