Flight Simulator Soaring
A compilation of information, add-ons and utilities supporting gliding in flight simulators, incuding
Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020, X-Plane and FSX.
Content specific to each sim (as opposed to more general info re sim soaring) can be found here:
More general information:
- Ridge lift
- Soaring Instruments, particularly the Variometer
- The glider polar
- Flight models
- getting the handling and performance accurate
e.g. winch and aerotow.
- Competition tasks and flight planning
- i.e. packaged routes and weather for timed races.
- Logging and analysis,
i.e. flight recording and scoring tasks.
e.g. nicely rendered gliding airfields
- External apps,
e.g. flight planning, soaring calculator.