What do you do you do to preflight your aircraft before your flight in IF?
Fill out you flight plane and go into setting and turn off start with engines on i don’t know what that is actually called but it is close to that then you can go and turn the lights on and engines just like a preflight checklist
I’m kinda referencing the topic on how long it takes to preflight because some people said it took them over 30 mins and I want to know preflight procedures that would take that amount of time
Yeah it just depends how on how accurate you want to be
start all my third party apps
flip master switch and turn NAV lights on
use fpltoif.com to find flight plan with SIDs and STARs
file flight plan in IF one waypoint at a time (I don’t just copy and paste most of the time)
calculate and add fuel, pax, cargo, etc.
listen to ATIS whilst turning beacons on
contact ground for pushback
pushback, taxi to runway
takeoff of runway
extreme butter at destination
That’s my procedure. It can take anywhere from ten to thirty minutes, depending on the length of the flight plan and if I’m in a rush. Let me know if you have any questions or need any help!
Fist of all, nice profile pic
It can be anything from planning hours ahead of time to just flying immediately. I plan my flights according to weather and airways, which also includes fuel planning, boarding/cargo if you wanna imagine that.
How long does it take? I’ve already said above. Can be hours to like a minute.
Thanks for the help!!
The only ammendedmnet to @anon38496261 procedures, is that I produce my flight plan in fpltoif before I spawn in. I try and minimise the number of times that I “pause” to change the weight balance or update the FPL on my third party apps as each time it makes you spawn in / out and you could end up with someone spawning in to the same gate whilst you are out amending something.
Sometimes I include a virtual walk around before I push back as well to add to the realism but generally find I am ready to push back about 5 mins after first spawning in.
do you only do short hauls?
I do that even in long hauls, it takes a few but the realism worth it
Kick the tyres light the fires
I typically do short to medium hauls, but even on the occasional long haul, I’ll do that.
$5 says you don’t butter your next landing :)
I’m richer than that, my guy ;)
It’s butter. Always will be butter. 👌
I’m trying to cap my losses now do you want the $5 or naw?
I’ll take a $5 tip. Extra butteriness extra charge 💵
Lol I’m broke so cant pay you. never wanted to bet on that anyway
Let’s stay on topic. Further weak sauce comebacks can be taken to my PMs 🔥
there is an app on ios called if checklists and it has all the aircraft with checklist for each a/c with headings of takeoff,landing checklists etc.