Products
BOOSTAIR
News
To receive news about this website, consider subscribing to our Newsletter.
Captcha
Copy the text:
Goodies

Close Divers

Close Metar

Close Meteo

Close Small Ads

Close Webcam

Members

Connect again
---

Your user name :

Your secret code


 Count of members 526 members


Connected :

(nobody)
Visits

   visitors

   visitors online

X-Plane - First flight!
Your First Flights

-Double-click on the "X-Plane" icon on your hard drive, thus launching X-Plane. X-Plane will be in your "X-System" folder, which is wherever you just extracted it to a few moments ago.
-Wait until you are settled on the runway in the Boeing 777.
-Hit the '2' key a few (about 2 times) times to bring in some flaps for takeoff.
-Disengage the brakes. (Click the orange brake button to toggle it.)
-Operate the throttles with the mouse. (The throttles are the light-gray knobs on the lower-right... drag them up all the way to go to full power.)
-Pull the joystick back (or hit the numeric keypad 2 key, or click on the center of the windshield and pull down with the mouse) lightly to rotate and take-off at about 130 knots.
-Upon reaching 3,000 feet or so throttle back a bit.
-Hit the '1' key a few times to retract the flaps.
-Fly the plane for a few minutes with the joystick/mouse/keyboard.
-Select "Quit" from the "File" Menu.

Now you can fly the simulator (and a Boeing 777 no less!)

-Double-Click on the "Plane-Maker" icon, thus launching Plane-Maker.
-Go to the "File" menu and select "Open".
-Select the Boeing 777 from the "Heavy Metal" folder.
-Select a random window from the "Standard" menu and make any changes you feel Boeing overlooked.
-Select "Save As" from the "File" menu.
-Type in "Modified 777" or similar for your new modified airplane after backspacing over the earlier name and press return.
-Select "Quit" from the "File" Menu.

Now you know how to make your own airplane designs.

-Double-click on the "X-Plane" icon, thus launching X-Plane.
-Select "Open Aircraft" from the "File" menu.
-Choose the airplane that you just saved in Plane-Maker... yes you might need to navigate around a little bit to find it.
-Fly it. (If you still can!)

Now you are an aircraft designer and test pilot!

OK you have now proven that you can fly, design aircraft, and test-fly your aircraft designs.

You are probably not any GOOD at it, but at least you can do it.

A minute to learn, a lifetime to master.

Have a nice flight!

Creation date : 28/01/2004 @ 17:14
Last update : 18/12/2007 @ 08:10
Category : X-Plane
Page read 4254 times


Print the article Print the article


Informations


DEMO X-PLANE

 


Download the installer
try the X-Plane 10 demo!


X-Plane 10 will
is here!
Buy it to reserve it!


 

Gift Ideas (clic!)
Meteo Rain Radar (clik!)


Poll
What kind of X-Plane user are you?
 
Beginner on flight sim
Confirmed on flight sim
Ace on flight sim
Privat Pilot licence
Line Pilot Licence
Military Pilot Licence
Helicopter Pilot Licence
ULM Pilote etc.
Results
Search




Partners
XPlanefr
GoodWay
Reserve-it-now
Pegase.TV
Lionel Charlet
Meteo60
X-Plane Gateway
Pilotmall
Helitec
^ Top ^