A320 Type Rating: Preliminary Cockpit Preparation

May 2, 2020

To jump straight to the action, see the video on our YouTube channel here.

The first episode of our new video series Type Rating is here, with Pascal taking to the apron at Berlin-Tegel to run viewers through the preliminary cockpit preparations for a flight in the FlightFactor A320.

Aimed at a more advanced simmer, Type Rating serves to convey the expertise of real world pilots to the viewers and to take your flying to the next level in terms of realism and accuracy.

Learn more about Pascal and the series as a whole in the introduction video.

In this episode's cockpit preparation, we're run through the first portion of the checklist and the first flow, which is a list of items committed to memory when flying the A320. All systems covered are explained in depth to provide better understanding of the aircraft as a whole.

We've also included an optional PDF checklist to follow along with, which will be referenced throughout the series. You can find that here - a link will be available in the description of each video too.

Lastly, if you'd like to catch these episodes as they're recorded, give Pascal a follow on Twitch. There, he'll be livestreaming new Type Rating episodes and will be open to any questions or to share any other information straight away. Find his channel here.

See the first episode of Type Rating in full over on the Threshold YouTube channel.

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