[jhb_airlines] Re: Faster Than Expected

  • From: "franklyn fisher" <ff006c5886@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 27 Nov 2006 19:37:32 -0000

I understand, that FSX has been upgraded to include updraughts, to increase the use of the sailplane.
Perhaps you went through one of these areas.
Frank F

----- Original Message ----- From: "Gerry Winskill" <gwinsk@xxxxxxx>
To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, November 27, 2006 7:04 PM
Subject: [jhb_airlines] Faster Than Expected

The APM20 that I use, in modified form, does 130 kias, at my usual cruise settings. In FSX, on a couple of occasions, it's considerably exceeded this, on the same settings. At the time it's bee held at 3000', by the Auto Pilot. The increased speeds have been accompanied by a definite nose down attitude; confirmed by looking via Spot Plane view.

Could it be that FSX has had significant upcurrents in the areas I was passing through?

Gerry Winskill

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