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Old 07-21-2008, 11:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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automatic turns

i am totally new to this. i flew with someone who used what i think was the directional gyro to automatically turn the plane and change heading.

how do i do this in the skyhawk in msfs x?
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Old 07-22-2008, 12:25 AM   #2 (permalink)
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He was using the autopilot.

On the 172s, the autopilot is at the bottom of the radio stack.
(If you're using the G1000, press [shift-2] to bring up the autopilot panel.)

Turn the autopilot on. [click 'z' or press AP on the autopilot]
Press the HDG button on the autopilot to put the autopilot in heading mode.

Then you can turn the HDG knob on the heading indicator to move a little orange heading 'bug' to your desired heading. The autopilot will automatically turn the aircraft to and maintain that heading.
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Old 02-08-2010, 02:47 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Hi i m also new to this.....
My name is aldwyn new here...
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