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Top Performance

Top Performance

Top Performance

How to fly faster, higher, longer, farther and more. Perform to the Max, Just Like Experienced Pilots

Learn to:

  • Fly as high as possible
  • Fly as far as possible
  • Fly as long as possible
  • Get the most from your fuel
  • Get the most from your instruments
  • Calculate your weight and balance
  • Adapt to weather
  • Manage inflight problems
  • Know your aircraft's abilities and limits
  • and much, much more!

Instructions supplied with flight-simulation programs skim the surface of what a flight-sim pilot needs to know. Go deeper than the superficial and learn how real-world pilots get the most from their real aircraft.

Top Performance explains how you can get the most from your flight-sim aircraft. You will learn about your aircraft's abilities and limits and how to reach the maximum potentials. It's all explained in a manual written just for flight-simulation pilots like you and based on real aviation manuals. Clear explanations, concise definitions and easy-to-follow graphics make your learning task easy and fun. And it applies to all flight-simulation programs, too, not to only the most well-known. With all this information for only US $13.95, Top Performance is among the better values on the Internet.

Know What Your Aircraft Can Do
Learn to use aircraft handbooks, manufacturer specifications and performance tables to know exactly what your aircraft canand cannot do.

Get the Most From Your Instruments
Learn how to use instruments individually and together to know exactly what your aircraft is doing throughout your flights. See how instruments relate to one another in function, data and operation. Know the strengths and weaknesses of instruments. Find how instruments can be your best friend or your trickster.Your Top Performance tells all about it.

Adapt to Weather
Learn how weather affects performance and what you can do about those effects. Understand pressure altitude, density altitude, winds, precipitation, visibility and other phenomena so you can get the most from your aircraft in any conditions. YourTop Performance explains it clearly!

Manage Fuel for Peak Efficiently
Learn how to fly the farthest distances and remain airborne the longest by managing your fuel. See how fuel efficiency affects and is affected by other flight conditions. Estimate your range and duration, then calculate your fuel needs. See the common practices that waste fuel. Your Top Performanceexplains it in detail.

Manage Weight and Balance
Understand how weight and balance affect performance. Use weight and balance to help you get the highest performance from your aircraft. Determine the weight of your aircraft. Calculate the weight of your occupants, cargo, luggage and fuel. Learn how to calculate balance and distribute weight safely and efficiently in the aircraft. Your Top Performance explainsit thoroughly.

Manage Flights for Peak Performance
Learn the same high-performance techniques that real-world pilots use for flying the fastest, farthest, longest, highest,slowest, lowest and other performance maximums.

Manage In-flight Problems
Peak performance requires knowing what to do when problems arise. Your Top Performance shows exactly what to do when engines quit, aircraft stall, radios fail and other problems confront you. Also learn how to avoid problems by planning and following your plans.

Learn From an Easy-to-use Self-training Manual
Your Top Performance is specifically designed, written and published for easy self-learning. You don't need expensive ground-school manuals or flying lessons. You don't need a certified flight instructor watching all your mistakes. Learn by yourself at your flight simulator at your pace.

Find Needed Information Quickly and Easily
Your Top Performance is organized and laid out for your easiest use. Information is divided into relevant chapters, and chapters are organized into easy-to-follow sections, details are laid out into easy-to-read tables and charts. Headings and captions help you find information quickly. It's fully indexed for quick reference (which cannot be said about many aviationmanuals).

Get Accurate and Relevant Facts
You can depend on the information you get. Your Top Performance is accurate and reliable because it is thoroughly researched from authentic aviation textbooks, training manuals and journal articles. And it has been independently referenced by Nels Anderson, a certified, experienced and respected pilot. Your book is relevant because it is written and published exclusively for flight-simulation aviators. Information related to flight simulation is thoroughly and clearly explained, while informationunrelated to flight simulation has been omitted.

Grasp and Remember Quickly and Easily
Your Top Performance has plenty of orderly graphical aids so you can grasp aviation concepts right away and remember themindefinitely.

A Professional Flight-simulation Manual
Your Top Performance is written by a professional writer and published by an experienced training enterprise to help you learn by reading and doing. Principles, procedures, practices and rules are explained in straight-forward, easy-to-follow English. Convoluted technical gobbledygook typical of many aviation manuals is eliminated. Step-by-step exercises helpyou apply the skills. And it's compact for handy cockpit use.

Clearly Written and Easy to Use
Your Top Performance is written by expert flight simmers and professional aviators, then published by an experienced training enterprise to help you learn by reading and doing. Policies, procedures and practices used by professional real-world pilots are explained in straight-forward, easy-to-follow English. Visual aids help you grasp the principles, and easy-to-follow exercises help you apply the concepts and methods for experienceand learning.

A Manual for All PC Flight Simulators Anywhere
Every flight-simulation pilot anywhere who wants to fly likea professional pilot needs Top Performance.

For Everyone
Your Top Performance is for all noncombat flight-simulation programs, including Airline Simulator, Air Transport Pilot, Flight Unlimited, Microsoft Flight Simulator, ProPilot and X-Plane. It's comparable to flight training manuals that apply to all aircraft, including the popular and specialones

For Anywhere
Whether you are in Africa, Asia, the Americas, Australia, Europe or the Pacific Rim, Top Performance is for you. It is based on real aviation rules, principles, procedures and practices that general-aviation pilots use around the world. The only exceptions are those few aviation laws and regulations uniqueto some countries.

For PC Flight Simulation Exclusively
Your Top Performance is written exclusively for flight-simulation pilots. It's based on real aviation textbooks and manuals ? with the relevant material emphasized and the irrelevant material omitted. You will not need to flip through pages and pages of technical aviation texts, because that work has been done for you. You won't have to skip over irrelevant materials,because they have been omitted for you.

Table of Contents

  1. Foreword
  2. Chapter 1: Knowing Your Aircraft's Abilities and Limits
  3. Chapter 2: Getting the Most From Your Instruments
  4. Chapter 3: Adapting to Weather
  5. Chapter 4: Managing Fuel for Peak Efficiency
  6. Chapter 5: Managing Weight and Balance
  7. Chapter 6: Managing Flights for Peak Performance
  8. Chapter 7: Managing In-Flight Problems
  9. Index
  10. Bibliography
Weight 0.30 kg
Our Price: AUD $24.95

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