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Learn the technical and non-technical skills required to effectively manage an aircraft in difficult circumstances such as closed runways and system failures.
Whether sightseeing in a Piper or navigating the Atlantic, the pilot in command is the one in charge when things turn sour.

Developed by a real world airline captain, FS Academy - In Command will arm you with the knowledge and skills you’ll need to deal with challenging situations and system failures in a realistic way.

These six demanding missions use several different core aircraft in a variety of locations and weather conditions. This pack also includes a detailed, Ground School component, which guides you through the essential knowledge and techniques essential to taking command of an aircraft including but not limited to:


  • The role and responsibility of The Commander

  • Management of system failures and difficult situations

  • The decision-making process

  • Fuel Planning

  • Aircraft Loading

  • Altimetry

  • Airport Facilities, Lighting and Markings

  • ICAO Annexes and Airport Codes

  • Hazardous Weather

  • Decoding METAR & TAF Weather Reports

  • And more…

The skills you will learn from FS Academy - In Command are transferable to almost any aircraft, from a Cherokee or a Jumbo Jet, the decision-making process is effectively the same.