Comm 1 VFR Radio Simulator (CD-ROM)

$99.95
$99.95

Availability: In stock

Product ID: 8240A



Overcome "mic fright" with your computer. Interactive communications CD-ROMs help you gain proficiency with realistic exercises. Demystify the ATC system with step-by-step sequences designed to test your knowledge and give immediate feedback. VFR version gives over 6 hours of self-paced training. IFR version provides over 9 hours of training. System requirements: 16MB RAM, 6MB hard drive space, 4x speed CD-ROM Drive, Sound Blaster compatible sound card, microphone and speakers. ...Read more

Overcome "mic fright" with your computer. Interactive communications CD-ROMs help you gain proficiency with realistic exercises. Demystify the ATC system with step-by-step sequences designed to test your knowledge and give immediate feedback. VFR version gives over 6 hours of self-paced training. IFR version provides over 9 hours of training. System requirements: 16MB RAM, 6MB hard drive space, 4x speed CD-ROM Drive, Sound Blaster compatible sound card, microphone and speakers. Operates on Windows® 95/98/ME/NT 4.0 or MAC® System 7.5 or higher. Vista & Windows 7 Compatible.
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5 / 5
A good learning tool for radio communication
Will save a lot of time and cost to achieve the skills of effective radio communication.
January 22, 2017
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
A MUST HAVE FOR STUDENT PILOTS
I bought this when I was a student pilot. IMO, it's a must have for students. If you practice with comm1, you'll be ready for any type of radio communications you'll need to do. GREAT learning tool !!!!!
December 9, 2015
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
Pros: easy to use and understand helpful for student pilot Cons: none I zipped through the first 2 hours. I really like the playback feature and being able to assess my transmission against the 'expert' transmission. It allows me to know if I am clear. Thanks for a great product!
December 31, 2014
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4 / 5
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3 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
Pros: Professionally designed learning tool. Well organized, starting with basics and going into more complex scenarios. One can experience radio talk and practice newly acquired knowledge in appropriate exercises. Cons: Minor software issues: sometimes slow response (on a MacBook laptop), when scrolling to choose a different lesson, clicking on a scroll bar starts lesson next to it rather then scrolling through the menu. But I consider these cosmetic issues without compromising the function. As a non native speaker I find this as a great tool to learn and practice radio communication. Each lesson has an introduction and explanation of the topic followed by an exercise. During each exercise one follows a scenario and practices a radio communication. During each practice you listen, chooses a reply from multiple choices and records his own reply. It would be great if there would be a mode where you don't see any answer and you have to answer blindly. But besides this I really like it.
December 31, 2014
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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Pros: It is a good VFR simulator to workout mic fright and to gain better communication proficiency on the ground before being sent into the mix of communication demands while in the air. I would recommend it to anyone who is new or rusty with VFR communications.
December 31, 2014
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5 / 5
Overall great teaching tool for "mic fright"
December 31, 2014
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Pros: Very thorough in simulating procedures and situations likely encountered by VFR pilots. Easy to use. Allows recorded playback of your radio calls so you can hear what you sound like. Cons: Overpriced. Interface and graphics are terribly outdated for a product in this price range. Also not capable of true voice recognition. You must click on the proper radio call and then record yourself making the call. It reacts to your mouse inputs, not your voice. Be careful if you're a Mac user. I originally purchased this product to use on my old G4 laptop which just met the system requirements described by Comm1 and was indeed able to run the program, but I had issues with slow running speed and other little quirks. The newer Mac Pro that I use at work was able to run the program with no problems. Even with the cons mentioned, the product is great practice for VFR communications.
December 31, 2014
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
Pros: This is one outstanding product...! Not only does it cover all communication situations in a logical and convenient manner it also gives you the chance to practice and hear your own voice. One of the best aviation products that I have purchased
December 31, 2014
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Pros: Great too; to build your confidence. It is especially useful to me since I am training in the New York City area with a large class bravo. It could get intimidating and this helps out alot. Highly recommended Cons: You have to buy the headpiece seperate but it really makes the whole experience realistic.
December 31, 2014
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
Pros: I found the CD very helpful. It's easy to use and stays on topic. It covers all of the usual radio communications, and I found the simulated tuning of the radio helpful as well. I like the CD, and will continue to use it to review my radio work.
December 31, 2014
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does this come with the headset?
margaret w on Mar 11, 2018
BEST ANSWER: This product does not include the headset.
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