I flew in a cloud

This morning, I took off from VNKT with a light fog. As I climbed up the loop to reach 7500ft MSL over the VOR (about 3500ft AGL), I entered a cloud from below, which made me think that clouds had been implemented overnight… watching the replay later, I understood that it was some altitude fog which my med/low settings made look so real!

In the pictures below, you see my TBM in the “cloud”, in my flying setting, then with full quality… I so much enjoyed the feeling of not seing much around the plane! I cannot wait to live this again.

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I hope you enjoyed those pictures!
Happy flying to all

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Even though they’re not clouds, it looks like it and it’s pretty good looking also

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I always wanted to fly IFR through clouds. This is nice!

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Thanks, it was an awsome feeling from the cockpit!

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You may want to try VNKT, with low/med settings! With some luck! I will try again tomorrow!

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Awesome man

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Lmk when you encounter another one and I’ll probably come :P

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From the cockpit!

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Flying IRL through clouds is amazing fun! I flew through a windy rainstorm in my first flying lesson! Probably why I had a lot of people telling me I had a ‘death grip’ on the controls. I was fighting the rudder pretty hard so I didn’t go in circles 😂

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Wow! Must feel so exciting… as an armchair pilot, those “clouds” got me on the edge!

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My 1850:4 (IF:IRL) flying hours ratio… 😂… I’m in bed almost every time I fly.

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Here, 1015:0… alas, all in my sofa! But I’ve booked a place for being a real pilot in my next life if it comes!

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Well, a few words of advice, that has hit me hard:

“You’d rather be late in life, than early into the next one”


Backstory: My science teacher got caught speeding on the M25 (Main highway surrounding London), caught at 100mph (160km/h), and got pulled over, and the police officer only gave him a small fine, since England won the football match that evening. This was like 30 years ago.

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Thanks for this great quote/piece of advice!
I have thought it through, though. Now I can/could pay flying lessons, I still could not pay for flying afterward as a hobby, and I am too old to get a pilot job. IF will do very well for the next few decades!
All best for your RL lessons!

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Very nice pictures! I flew an A320 into a cloud on final to KSEA. It really is a very nice feeling to really know how to fly the airplane using your instruments.

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Thanks a lot!

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Nice pictures! But that is just mist i might add! Somewhat resembles a cloud tho!

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Indeed! But it was the first time it appeared while climbing, hence the cloud feeling.

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