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Download the accompanying manual from Restart then find the missions in ACTIVITIES - CUSTOM CONTENT. English language only with full subtitles.

Keep your cool in the face of adversity. FS ACADEMY - COMMANDER will arm you with the framework to deal with anything fate throws your way, made by a real airline Captain.

Including emergency landings, system malfunctions, hazardous weather and more, COMMANDER will present you with challenging and authentic scenarios that will stretch your abilities. Use real-world procedures and techniques to manage a wide range of scenarios that push you to the limit. Forge a robust failure handling process that enables you to calmly and methodically work through the task at hand, no matter what aeroplane you are flying, that will stay with you throughout your flying career. Know what to do when the engine stops turning. Stay in control when your instruments freeze. Survive a dangerous ash cloud encounter. Deal with a landing gear malfunction and then go your own way and make your own decisions, putting everything you have learnt to the test.

It's time to level up and step into the shoes of the Commander. Feel the weight of responsibility from the four stripes on each shoulder.

  1. WIGHT KNUCKLE We start with a bang. Know what to do when the engine stops turning overhead the Isle of Wight. Follow the forced landing procedure to get us down safely.

  2. SUBZERO A freezing sky above the Isle of Man wreaks havoc on your instrumentation and controls. Think outside the box to recover and stay in control before returning to land with limited options. Learn the fundamentals of the pitot and static systems and see how difficult flying becomes without them. Use rudder to control your aircraft after your ailerons succumb to the chill.

  3. BLACKOUT Shut down non-essential systems as you desperately stretch out battery life so that you are not plunged into darkness before landing.

  4. SPANNER IN THE WORKS A jammed landing gear leg necessitates a discontinued approach for troubleshooting in the shadow of Mt Vesuvius.

  5. LOST IN THE FOG Step up to the Jetliners and navigate your way out of the international Paris Charles de Gaulle airport in thick fog.

  6. FLYING BY NUMBERS Once lined up on Paris CDG runway 27L, we set takeoff thrust and power through the fog up to flying speed. However, all is not well after lift-off as our pitot systems become obstructed.

  7. DRIFTDOWN Lose an engine high above the Alps and see how our reduced performance forces us lower into thicker air. Complete the authentic engine failure procedure and communicate with the cabin crew and passengers as we drift closer and closer to the alpine landscape below.

  8. TEMPEST A nightly occurrence in the European summer, fight your way between thunderstorms and achieve maximum climb performance to leap clear of the clouds and punch through to the clearer skies above.

  9. BRIMSTONE A rapidly escalating situation develops onboard in the dead of night.

  10. MIRACLE An authentic recreation of US Airways Flight 1549. Based on the official NTSB report, this is a fascinating look at the Miracle on the Hudson, but this time you are in the Captain's seat.

  11. WINDSHEAR A last-minute windshear alert from our Cessna 208 throws our arrival into Guernsey into jeopardy. Make your own choice of whether you reattempt the approach.

  12. HIGH ROLLER Now that the weather has cleared, we depart Jersey to reattempt our arrival into Guernsey. At some point between takeoff and landing a random scenario will be generated. Use everything you have learnt and roll the dice in this unique experience.

FS ACADEMY - COMMANDER is accompanied by a complete ground school manual (available on our website), covering a host of topics to boost your background knowledge before you take to the skies.

This is your moment - This is COMMANDER