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Landings

Post by curtie » 13 Feb 2009, 19:00

I want to practise my landings with out going from airport to airport to airport. I want to be a few miles from a airport so i can practise. Can someone explain how. Im using fs9. Thanks

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Post by DMM200 » 13 Feb 2009, 19:34

Um...touch and goes?
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Post by Dennis » 13 Feb 2009, 21:36

airfields? :?
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Re: Landings

Post by Delta320 » 13 Feb 2009, 22:47

curtie wrote:I want to practise my landings with out going from airport to airport to airport. I want to be a few miles from a airport so i can practise. Can someone explain how. Im using fs9. Thanks
Take off at an airport, circle around and land.
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Re: Landings

Post by RatherBFlyin » 14 Feb 2009, 06:33

With FS, you can slew (move) your aircraft to any position you want, either with the slew command (usually the Y key), or while looking at the map. Using the slew command, you can move your joystick to rapidly change the position of the aircraft (you can change altitude as well, but I don't recall how that is done). With the map, you can specify a certain lat/long position for the aircraft, as well as altitude, and I believe heading and airspeed.

Once you get the aircraft positioned where you want it to practice approaches and landings (probably about 10 miles out and 1,500 feet up might work well), you can save the flight and then just reload it whenever you want to try again.

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