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Features of the FSFlyingSchool Detail Pack for A2A Comanche 250 for FSX and P3Dv3


Built in detail pack for FSFlyingSchool PRO 2017 for FSX


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With the addition to FSFlyingSchool PRO 2017 of the Detail Pack for Comanche 250, your instructors will be looking at your aircraft and your performance in your Comanche 250 in a lot more detail. In addition to FSFlyingSchool Pro 2017's detailed analysis of your flights, you'll hear extra advice and warnings all specific to the Comanche 250. Fuel management, 'v' speeds, pitot heat, engine fire drill, carb heat, magnetos, throttle, mixture, prop lever, fuel pump, primer, flap speeds, before takeoff procedures, starting the engines, landing techniques and much more.

Supports Comanche 250s with or without stablilator tips and/or wing tip tanks. Your instructor knows their effects and will let you know!

Includes a number of Comanche 250 checklists you can request to be read by your instructor.

Here are just some of the different stages of flight in which events will cause your instructor to talk to you, with specific reference to the Comanche 250 you are flying.

Cold and Dark

On ground with no engine running and parking brake off

Advice to set parking brake.

Shortly after flight starts on ground with master battery on

Estimate of current fuel as a percentage of full.

Fuel pump on with master battery on

Advice to listen for pump operation, check fuel pressure gauge and then turn off pump.



Starting Engine

Engine start attempted with master battery switch off

Advice that the master battery switch must be on when starting the engine.

Engine start attempted and throttle not set

Advice that throttle should open about 1/4 inch when starting.

Engine start attempted and parking brake not set

Warning that parking brake must be set when starting the engine.

Shortly after moving in taxi mode

Advice on which instruments and systems should be checked during taxiing.



Take Off

Shortly after entering takeoff mode

Advice to set flaps normally up, or with 2/3 degrees for a short field.

Take off mode and pilot just selected too much flaps

Advice to set flaps normally up, or with 2/3 degrees for a short field.

Shortly after beginning takeoff

Advice to move throttle smoothly up to full.

Shortly after beginning takeoff

Advice that the nose wheel can be lifted at 85 MPH.

Shortly after takeoff

Reminder that this aircraft's 'vX' (Best Angle of Climb Speed) is 84 MPH at sea level. Use this speed to clear runway obstacles or to lift off from a soft field quickly.

Shortly after takeoff

Reminder that this aircraft's 'vY' (Best Rate of Climb Speed) is 105 MPH at sea level. Use this speed to climb after takeoff in normal operations.

Shortly after takeoff

Reminder that in this aircraft you should normally turn with a 20 degree bank and when doing so you will want to rollout about 20 degrees before your desired heading.

Shortly after takeoff

Advice that if you encounter heavy turbulence you need to be at or below maneuvering speed ('vA') and to remember that this will decrease as you burn fuel.

Shortly after takeoff

Advice to use right rudder to correct for any unwanted yawing to the left caused by P factor and torque.

Shortly after takeoff

Advice to get any take-off flaps retracted.

Shortly after takeoff

Advice that in "cruise climb" in this aircraft you should normally fly at 105 MPH - and this gives good vision over the nose.



Cruise

Entering cruise mode

Advice to cruise with around 24 inches manifold pressure, 1800 to 2400 RPM and consider leaning mixture above 3,000 feet MSL and certainly above 5,000 feet MSL.

Above maximum altitude

Advice to descend below 20,000 feet.



Descent and Landing

Descending and below maximum flap speed while landing

Advice that once below 125 MPH the pilot may lower flaps.

Descending and decelerating to maximum flap speed while landing

Advice that once below 125 MPH the pilot may lower flaps.

Descent to around 600 feet AGL while landing

Advice to use pitch to control airspeed and power to control rate of descent during approach and landing.

Descent to around 500 feet AGL while landing

Advice that you typically want to approach around 90 MPH with full flaps.

Descent to around 400 feet AGL while landing

Reminder to flare at about 10 to 15 feet above the runway and to lift the nose to land on your main gear first, lower the nose gently and use minimum braking required.

Descent to around 300 feet AGL while landing

Reminder that at about 10 to 15 feet above the runway you should reduce power to idle and flare.



Taxi In

Flaps not fully retracted

Reminder to get flaps up.

Fuel pump on

Advice to turn off the fuel pump.

Pitot heat on

Reminder to turn pitot heat off.



Shut Down

Flaps not fully retracted

Reminder to get flaps up.

Mixture control not cutoff

Reminder to cut off the mixture control.

Master battery on

Advice to turn off master battery.

Ignition key not off

Reminder to turn key counterclockwise to OFF.

Last step

Advice to secure controls and tie down aircraft.



General Warnings and Advice

Fuel pump being used with engine off

Advice that pilot should listen for pump and check fuel pressure gauge.

Engine running on ground and below 800 RPM

Advice to maintain at least 800 RPM to avoid fouling the sparkplugs.

Engine off and pitot heat on

Advice to turn off pitot heat.

Airborne and parking brake on

Warning that parking brake needs to be off.

Pitot heat off and not taxiing and OAT below 40 degrees F (4 degrees C)

Reminder to use pitot heat when OAT (outside air temperature) is below 40 degrees F (4 degrees C).

Pitot heat on and taxiing or OAT not below 40 degrees F (4 degrees C)

Reminder to turn off pitot heat when taxiing or when OAT (outside air temperature) is at or above 40 degrees F (4 degrees C).

Fuel pump on with engine running

Reminder to turn pump off.

Loss of engine while airborne

Advice that the best glide speed in this aircraft is 90 MPH for endurance and 105 MPH for range.

Engine fire starts while on ground

Warning that an engine is on fire and a drill for what to do about it.

Engine fire starts while airborne

Warning that an engine is on fire and a drill for what to do about it.

Engine has just started

Reminder to check the oil pressure.

Speed approaching vNO

Reminder that you need smooth air to fly above 'vNO' (Maximum Structural Cruising Speed) which is 180 MPH for this aircraft.

Speed approaching vNE without stabilator tips

Warning that you are close to exceeding 203 MPH which is 'vNE' (Never Exceed Speed) for this aircraft.

Speed approaching vNE with stabilator tips

Warning that you are close to exceeding 229 MPH which is 'vNE' (Never Exceed Speed) for this aircraft.

Decreasing speed approaching vSO

Warning that stall speed with full flaps is 64 MPH which is 'vSO' (Stalling Speed in Landing Configuration) for this aircraft.

Decreasing speed approaching vS

Warning that stall speed with flaps up is 71 MPH which is 'vS' (Stalling Speed with Flaps Up) for this aircraft.

Left or right fuel level is low

Warning that one or both fuel tanks are getting low and you may wish to consider your refueling options.

Fuel level low

Warning that total fuel is below 10 percent and you may wish to consider your refueling options.

Master battery just switched on

Estimate of current fuel as a percentage of full.

Master battery on and fuel level getting low

Estimate of current fuel as a percentage of full as fuel falls below 50%, 25%, 10%, 5% and 3%.

Flaps down and flying too fast for any flaps

Advice that once below 125 MPH the pilot may lower flaps.













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