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FSX – New Pilot Review – Piaggio P-180 Avanti (P180)

Post Views: 3,023 I’m a new pilot to the world of “Virtual Airlines” and “Virtual Airspaces” like Canadian Xpress & VATSIM .  At the time of this post, I’ve gotten 22 logged flights, totaling 15.25 hours.  21 of those flights have been in the single-engine Cessna Grand Caravan.  It’s a very forgiving plane that gets in and out of places like CYGR / Îles-de-La-Madeleine Airport without a lot of drama, and with places like CYYG / Charlottetown Airport you have loads of runway.   Low and slow, the C208 gets along just fine. 1 of those registered flights was in the Piaggio P-180 Avanti.  It is nothing like the C208. If flying the C208 is like flying a soccer Mom’s mini-van, then the P-180 is her weekend quarter-mile car. What…

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