TopSkills – Using Weather in MSFS Video


Publisher: TopSkills
Date Added: Apr-16-2020
Version: 2
File Size: 147.5 MB


NOTE: This product is based on the FSX version. An upgrade based on the 2020 version of Microsoft Flight Simulator is under development.

Enjoy the Satisfaction of Realistic Flight Simming

  • Enliven your simulations with realistic weather.
  • Make weather that suits your current needs.
  • Or use actual real-world weather for your simulations.
  • Put yourself in control and have the weather conditions you want.

Bill Stack’s tutorial video, Using Weather in Microsoft Flight Simulator, shows you how to make realistic weather that’s easier than the simulation itself. It shows how to use all the weather options in Microsoft Flight Simulator with ease – from themes, real-world weather, custom weather, and advanced weather. And it shows how to set up your simulator for the most realistic weather.

Using Weather in Microsoft Flight Simulator is 21 minutes of professionally designed and produced instruction with deliberately prepared scripts, clearly spoken narration, and distinct audio quality. Your time is not wasted by unfocused ad libs and distracting “ums,” “ahs,” stumbles, and fumbles. Like all Bill Stack’s tutorial videos, it’s viewable on the most common video players such as Windows Media Player, Real Player, Quick Time, and Winamp.

Learn These Skills and Methods

  • Accessing Microsoft Flight Simulator’s weather system
  • Using weather themes
  • Using real-world static and fluid weather
  • Making custom weather
  • Creating advanced weather
  • Making clouds, winds, turbulence, and precipitation
  • Setting temperatures, dew points, and atmospheric pressure
  • Layering your weather systems
  • Choosing simulator settings for realistic weather
  • Applying aviation weather to flight simulation
  • Sources of real-world aviation data
  • And many more weather skills

Includes Free Aviation Weather Guide

Supplementary PDF document explains aviation weather basics for flight simming:

  • Types and nature of clouds and thunderstorms
  • Suggested cloud settings
  • Turbulence and icing
  • Types and nature of precipitation
  • Wind types and characteristics
  • Temperature, pressure, and density altitude
  • Effects of altitude and elevation on temperature and pressure
  • Visibilities
  • Low and high pressure systems
  • Cyclonic storms
  • Jet streams
  • Effects of weather on visual and instrument flight rules
  • And much more weather knowledge

This portable document format (PDF) guide can be read with any software that reads PDF files, such as Adobe, Nitro, and PDF XChange.

Learn From a Professional Instructional Video

  • Scripted and edited narration
  • Distinct explanations for every step
  • Animated highlights for key concepts
  • Succinct explanations for everything
  • Crystal clear audio quality
  • Video duration 21:29 minutes
  • File size: 161 MB
  • Instructions included
  • No password required

Focus and Limits

  • Explains weather menus and basic weather phenomena
  • Focuses on Microsoft Flight Simulator
  • Is for home flight simulation only
  • Does not regard other simulation programs, MSFS add-on, or detailed aviation weather
  • Does not explain combat simulations, tower simulations, multiplayer simulations
  • Is not about real-world aviation

Compatible With Popular Software and Operating Systems

  • Uses common video players such as Windows Media Player, Quick Time, RealPlayer, and Winamp.
  • Any video player that plays WMV files can show this video.
  • Instructions for use are included.
  • Duration is 21:29 minutes.
  • File size is 161 megabytes.

Get a Free V-Speed Card

  • Most common general-aviation V-speeds alphabetically on one side and by velocity on the other side.
  • Each V-speed is identified by name and abbreviation and explained in clear language.
  • Cards are a handy size for using at your flight simulator.
  • Apply generally to all aircraft, not to any aircraft in particular.

Sample Video on Video Tab

Satisfaction Guaranteed

A lot of time and effort has been invested toward making quality products that are useful to people. Any books or videos with manufacturing defects will be replaced at no cost. If you can show that the content of these books or videos is not as described, your money will be refunded. If you find facts that you believe are in error, please let me know so I can evaluate them. – Bill Stack


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