This campaign has many improvements including updated graphics, additional voice overs and improved feedback results. Many of the enhancements are being propagated back to the A-10C campaign and we hope to release the updated version soon.
The A-10A Pilot Qualification Course has the following phases
Phase 1: Academic Classes and Pre-Flight Training
Phase 2: Basic Flight Training Qualification
Phase 3: Advanced Aircraft Training Qualification
Phase 4: Tactical Training Qualification
Phase 1 gives you Initial Qualification Training (IQT) and is a pre-requisite for Phase 2. Hopefully you have completed Phase 1 and are familiar with the A-10A aircraft systems and instruments. If not, please read the A-10A Flight Manual before continuing.
Phase 2 gives you Basic Aircraft Qualification (BAQ). It is a pre-requisite for Phase 3. It is recommended that you complete this phase before proceeding to Phase 3.
Phase 3 makes you Basic Mission Capable (BMC). It is a pre-requisite for Phase 4.
Phase 4 makes you Combat Mission Ready (CMR). This is necessary before proceeding on any real combat missions.
Phase 2 - Basic Flight Training Qualification contains:
Contact Stage (VFR):
1. Perform Ground Handling
2. Perform Take-Off and EFATO
3. Fly Traffic Pattern
4. Perform Approach and Landing
5. Perform Basic Maneuvers
6. Perform Advanced Handling
7. Perform Aerobatics
8. Respond to Emergencies
Instrument / Navigation Stage (IFR):
9. Instrument Approach (Landing)
10. Instrument Flight Plan Navigation
11. Fly 2 Ship as Wingman
12. Fly Low-Level Flight Plan
This is a payware campaign that requires the purchase of a mission key to install.