After 60 days on the ground owing to the Coronavirus restrictions, I was eager to get current again.
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In this episode, I have a bit of fun with the X-Plane 11 home simulator, since real flying has been out of the question recently. I practise some engine failures after take off, stalls, and see if I can take off and land a 737 from a short grass airfield.
Before I learnt to fly real aeroplanes, I flew simulated ones on Microsoft Flight Simulator X. Because of the recent Covid lockdown, I decided to revive my virtual flying.
Just before the we were ordered to ‘stay at home’, I was able to take one last flight.
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In the final part of this series, I demonstrate the procedures and typical radiotelephony when operating from an aerodrome in controlled airspace in the UK.
I’m thrown into the deep end, and made to land a 737 simulator, after a hypothetical emergency on-board, that leaves the flight deck crew incapacitated.
I’ve been busy filming a new mini series, demonstrating aerodrome and radiotelephony procedures in the UK.
It’s the news you and I have been waiting for. Oscar Romeo is almost out of the sick bay.