Flight Sim Activities

Flight Sim Activities

Discover new ways to use your flight simulator to improve your pilot skills and knowledge. Our free library of activities is designed to help you maximize your simulation experience.

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Event

VFR

VFR ATC Communications Practice
Practice class D comms in a relaxed environment. Ask questions. Get personalized feedback.

Deep Dives

Explore a particular topic in-depth as you are flying your simulator.

Deep Dive

FAA WINGS

Non-Towered Airport Flight Operations
A refresher for rated pilots on non-towered airport communications

Deep Dive

Short Field Takeoffs/Landings
Bring your skills to the next level by practicing precision takeoffs/landings at two challenging airports in Washington State.

Deep Dive

Can You Bank on Your Steep Turns?
Explore steep turns in depth using your flight simulator to gain a solid understanding of this maneuver

Missions

We give you a route and conditions – and you act as Pilot in Command (PIC) to complete the flight safely and efficiently.

Mission

Night flight to Billings, MT
Consider supplemental oxygen, obstacles, special use airspace, and risk management in this flight from 00U to KBIL.

Mission

Flying under the Salt Lake City Class B airspace
Deal with an instrument failure, practice class B airspace awareness, and consider mountain waves and special use airspace during this flight from U42 to SPK.

VFR

Mission

Transitioning the Seattle Class B airspace
Fly a VFR transition route through Seattle’s airspace on this flight between two uncontrolled airports (8W5 to S36).

Mission

Inoperative GPS enroute to Chico, CA
Practice VFR or IFR navigation without GPS enroute from RBL to CIC. Review chart symbology and IFR alternate requirements.

Mission

Flying with the minimum legal fuel requirement
A broken fuel truck leads you to make a flight with the bare minimum legal fuel reserve. Review the legal requirements and think through various implications.

Exercises and Challenges

Short activities you can complete to challenge yourself and explore various topics using your sim.

Exercise/Challenge

VFR

Day vs. Night
Explore the differences between flying traffic patterns in daytime vs. nighttime conditions.

More Resources

In-flight proficiency exercises for pilots of all levels. Step-by-step instructions showing exactly what to do, and detailed illustrations with full-color photos and graphics.