Redbird FMX Flight Simulator—Unmatched for Training Value
In the past, flight simulators were used almost exclusively for instrument instruction and a single screen was all you needed to show the runway when the student broke out at minimums. That old school thinking no longer applies!
Our Redbird FMX full motion flight simulator is a great primary training platform, thanks in large part to its expansive visual displays. Sure, we can still put you in the soup if needed, but accurately simulating VFR flights opens up a huge range of uses for VFR and IFR pilots. Practice turns-around-a-point or fly the entire solo cross-country before you do it in for real, find that highway check-point. Practice spin recovery, and simulate the visibility and ceiling dropping slowly to test your decision making skills. With 200° visuals, the FMX lets you experience the view from the cockpit before they ever leaving the ground.
Short feld landing practice - This will make you sweat!
The challenge in this simulator session is to use your short field landing techniques on a runway with no outs . . . except a go-around! Come in too short and smash into the water or the air carrier, land long and either go around or fall off the edge into the water! You may never have to land on an aircraft carrier but this scenario makes you think, act, and fly at a Top-Gun proficiency level if you want to succeed.
Flight Simulator: Loggable Time, Valuable Training.
We are firm believers in simulation-centric training and we know the value of the FMX far outpaces the loggable hours, at the end of the day, we all want credit for our work. That’s why the FMX is approved by the FAA as an Advanced Aviation Training Device (AATD). The FAA regulations provide for loggable credit towards certificates and the Instrument rating:
Private pilot airplane certificate
§61.109 (k)(2) A maximum of 2.5 hours of training in a flight simulator or flight training device representing the category, class, and type, if applicable, of aircraft appropriate to the rating sought, may be credited toward the flight training time required by this section, if received from an authorized instructor.
§61.65 (i) Use of an aviation training device. A maximum of 10 hours of instrument time received in a basic aviation training device or a maximum of 20 hours of instrument time received in an advanced aviation training device may be credited for the instrument time requirements of this section if—
(1) The device is approved and authorized by the FAA;
(2) An authorized instructor provides the instrument time in the device; and
(3) The FAA approved the instrument training and instrument tasks performed in the device.
(j) Except as provided in paragraph (h)(1) of this section, a person may not credit more than 20 total hours of instrument time in a full flight simulator, flight training device, aviation training device, or a combination towards the instrument time requirements of this section.
Flight Simulator Rental at TakeWING—Easy, cost effective, and a smart investment in your continuing education as a pilot.
Rent our FMX Flight simulator!
$67/hour minimum of 5-hours block time
$75/hour regular rate.
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