Now that I’ve got your attention…
It’s not so much a feature I speak of, not an advertised one anyways. Yet, more of a wonderful side effect of this great sim. I sometimes have a hard time waking up in the morning - knowing that I can snooze the alarm/be lazy/lay there/whatever for another hour and still make it to the office in time, but that leads to a self induced morning rush (to get ready, eat breakfast, etc.) that I inflict on myself - once I do get up.
To combat this over the last year, I’ve learned (along with an alarm clock of course) to time long-haul flights to start descent (within a half hour to 45 minutes to wake up) so that I HAVE to wake up, get up, and land that plane - or else I lose a landing, maybe get a violation, general feeling of failure to start the day, etc…
In doing so - not only do I wake up earlier, I start my day with a sort of feeling of accomplishment (unless I crash on short final), you know - the feeling of getting those little virtual passengers to their destination safely. Whatever the day has in store for me as the first difficult task, just seems easier when I do this - I mean, I’ve already landed a plane! ☺️
I thought it sounded silly - but I told a few coworkers/friends about my habit and they were like “yeah… that makes sense!”, as they noticed I was getting better sleep… haha!
Does anyone else do this? If not, try it out. It will get you up in the morning! Just watch out for (and enjoy) that sweet, sweet sound of the engine to guide you to your destination of slumber.
⚠️ Warning: that sweet sounding spool is also so relaxing it leads to the destination of being late also.
Finally… nothing will get you out of bed quicker while going to bed than the calm engine sound on max volume followed by an alarming “STALL, STALL” but I’ve learned to watch out for that, climb slower, and it’s made me a better pilot (I think.)
In closing: Infinite Flight is not only fun for the whole family, it gets a 10/10 for productive motivational wake ups from me! 🤔 😇