Is there anything scarier than the sensation of falling out of the sky coupled with that annoying stall warning sound? Best to practice what to do in a controlled environment so you’ll be confident in a real situation. We continue the aggressive stuff with practicing stalls and recovering as Chris Palmer from Angle of Attack […]
UPDATE 2/2/2015: An offer for this cockpit has been accepted. An identical trainer (minus the rear canopy) is on eBay here. Just doing some early spring cleaning at the Mad Catz / Saitek headquarters and look what we’ve listed on eBay: a genuine F-4 Phantom Air Force Cockpit Trainer. Click here for the listing.
We’re back in 2015 with more AoA videos, and now we’re into the fun stuff. Today we’re demonstrating an aggressive double 360-degree turn at a steep 45-degree angle. Chris Palmer from Angle of Attack talks you through the maneuver and stresses the importance of back elevator and keeping the horizon in the same place in […]
If you have questions about Elite or just want a great general introduction to the space sim, Jason Evangelho of Forbes.com has published a guide called, appropriately enough: Everything You Need To Know Before Buying And Playing ‘Elite: Dangerous’ http://www.forbes.com/sites/jasonevangelho/2015/01/15/everything-you-need-to-know-before-buying-and-playing-elite-dangerous/2/ When you are done catching up on the game and you want to dive in […]
We continue looking at basic maneuvers with Point Turns. The “point” is to look out your side window and pick a visual landmark to circle around in a smooth manner: compensating for wind, continually adjusting bank angle, and maintaining altitude all while keeping your eyes off your instruments. Chris Palmer from Angle of Attack takes […]