December 2000 Issue

Logbook 12/00

Comm1ís PC-based clearance training program lacks real-world scenarios and savvy, in our view.


When we reviewed Comm1ís radio communication training program in the March 2000 issue, we had a beef: It included only a few full-route clearance scenarios, in addition to the occasional amended clearance. Now we know why.

Far from being an oversight, the folks at Multimedia Software withheld significant clearance practice from their IFR communications training CD (which lists for $120) because they were planning to market a follow-on product called Clearances on Request.

Like the earlier product, this is a computer-based training aid of the sort thatís becoming standard in the flight and even airline training realm. It has up to 10 hours of training on nothing but AT...

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