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[[Extra EA-500/pitch control|Comfortable pitch control for mouse and joystick]]<br />
[[Extra EA-500/Smooth weather|Smooth weather system]]<br />
[[Extra EA-500/flight_planning|Am I going to get there?]]<br />
[[Extra EA-500/Icing|Icing is not your friend]]<br />
[[Extra EA-500/IFD|Howto operate your avionics system]]<br />
===Flight Planning===
By clicking on 'Equipment - Fuel and Payload' (on the ground) you can access a comprehensive [[Extra EA-500/flight_planning|flight planning tool. ]]<br /> There are four tabs, of which the 2 upper ones deal with loading the aircraft. It won't be a surprise that they are called 'Fuel' and 'Payload'. By clicking and dragging you can add passengers, baggage, dogs and fuel on the individual seats or tanks respectively. Of course while loading you must adhere to the aircraft weight and center of gravity limits. This is graphically displayed in the lower tab 'weight'. The other lower tab is a Trip Calculator. You can input your trip distance, cruise altitude, airport altitude and alternate distance to calculate your required fuel load. These values may be imported from your flight plan ('Autopilot - Route Manager') with a single click. You can also put the exact calculated fuel into your tanks by clicking on the 'Order Fuel' button.
===Engine starting===
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