How to use and what are Sid and Stars?

I don’t know what sids and stars are and how thy help pilots. Can anyone please help me?

SIDS are departure paths for when departing an airport. STARS are arrival procedures. (Example, EAGLE6 Arrival. (Not a real arrival star)

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Hey! There are many useful resources to help you learn more about departure and arrival procedures. I’ve linked some great resources below.

Check out this tutorial by Infinite Flight:

The user guide also contains useful information on SIDs/STARs:

Check out the great #ground-school:community-tutorials by community members too! I’ve linked some below:

Feel free to let me know if you need any other help! I’ll try to help as much as I can ;)


Try to use them whenever possible, they help you not hit any mountains or anything of any sort and help you also be as realistic as possible.


Thanks for your help
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