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Articles with tag 'Tutorial'

Turning your screenshots into Facebook panorama photos

Turning your screenshots into Facebook panorama photos

Have you seen those 360-degre screenshots and always wondered how to do them yourself? With a couple of tools and some time (and work), you can come up with cool results!

Talking on the radio

Talking on the radio

Does talking on the radio scare you to death? Are you unsure of what to say, when to say and how to say it? Jeff has you covered!

Flying and communication online

Flying and communication online

Flying in your sim is fun and it gives you this warm feeling of accomplishment. You want to go the extra mile, though and start adding communication into your flights – be it with ATC or in a non-towered field. And here’s how it can get daunting.

Using scenery on X-Plane 10 and 11 using half the disk space

Using scenery on X-Plane 10 and 11 using half the disk space

Are you one of those simmers that still use X-Plane 10 and 11? Learn how to use your scenery on both versions using half the space.
Slope operations

Slope operations

Taking off and landing are no easy jobs when it comes to helicopters. Especially if you add some slopes to the mix.
Straight and level flight, climbs and descents

Straight and level flight, climbs and descents

After taking off, it's time to head out to our destination. It's also time to learn straight and level flight, how to climb and how to descend.
Takeoff and cruise

Takeoff and cruise

While being of the easiest things you perform on a fixed-wing aircraft, taking off with a helicopter is quite a challenge.
Ground Effect: what it is, and what it isn't

Ground Effect: what it is, and what it isn't

Ground effect is something that everyone seems to be aware of, but not many completely understand. And there can be a lot of confusion and misconceptions as to what it actually is and how it effects helicopters.
The hover

The hover

The hover is probably the most difficult maneuver to master and one that you will need to in order to be able to perform several operations in an helicopter.
Anatomy of a helicopter

Anatomy of a helicopter

Helicopters are quite different from the fixed-wings counterparts and, although there are varied designs and shapes, most helicopters revolve around a classic design that can be seen in popular helicopters such as the Bell 206 or the AS-350.

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