How to fly and land in a pattern?

I am a bit of a rookie at flying. I need to learn some of the terms and need some help with entering traffic patterns etc. Can someone give me directions.
Terms I would like to know the meaning and what they are for
-Vector
-Downwind
-Base
-Remaining in the pattern
Thank you in advance!

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This is what you’re looking for. Welcome to the community:)

Yes that I mean thank you

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A vector is a heading (and altitude) an air traffic controller tells you to follow. If you request radar vectors the controller will give you headings and altitudes to guide you into the airport. Remaining in the pattern means you stay in the airport traffic pattern like Carson linked above.

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All the meanings for these can be found by pressing the magnifying glass icon in the right corner (search button). Please search for the topic to see if it’s already been created

If you search scroll for a bit and one should be under the tutorials category and be titled: How To Fly a (visual) pattern. This is the topic I most recommend for your questions

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Thanks everyone, it helps out a lot! :)

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Good on you for seeking help Nathan! A true desire to learn is what will make this place great for all. I wish all new pilots would seek help as you have done. Welcome!

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Yeah, I have been flying on the playground and I have just been very confused. Hopefully as I learn these terms I can exceed in the future of my dreams of actually becoming a pilot. Now that I see these terms etc, I find it easy! I just need to learn how to land on ILS, what the localizer is etc. Especially where it is located on screen, thanks!

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Keep browsing the forums. There’s a wealth of information here which will help you learn.

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You can see the approach options beside the heading card on the HUD display screen. Long tap on it to get a list of available approaches and select the one you want. You must also do this if you are using the autoland feature.

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Do I always have to enter on a 45 degree angle, can I go straight in to the runway if available?

You can enter straight in but you still must consider a 30 degree intercept of the ILS. Check this out:

http://www.flightsimaviation.com/aviation_theory_24_ILS_Navigation_part_1_The_Localizer.html

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