[jhb_airlines] Re: Landing

  • From: gwinsk@xxxxxxx
  • To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 18 Nov 2004 07:49:04 -0000

Mike,
Many thanks. Just received order receipt from overclockers. A relief to find it 
was my 
headset and not my comms setup!

Gerry Winskill
gwinsk@xxxxxxx



On 17 Nov 2004 at 21:50, Mike Lucas wrote:

> Gerry
> 
> FWIW my experience in a real RJ yesterday and today (EDDF - EGBB and
> return) tends to confirm your view about them floating for what seemed
> rather a long time.  The landing at EDDF, when it finally happened,
> was a rather "robust" one which brought screams from a few pax (and
> prompted me to recall the old question "Did we land or were we shot
> down?").  Mind you, it could have been because the apprentice (sorry,
> FO) was flying.  Tonight's return to EGBB also had a long float but,
> considering the wicked crosswind on approach, was perhaps rather more
> understandable.  I was prepared for a heavy landing in these
> conditions but we came down pretty well apart from the usual sideways
> lurch which can be expected in  a strong crosswind landing.
> 
> Mike
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: <gwinsk@xxxxxxx>
> To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Tuesday, November 16, 2004 2:29 PM
> Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: Landing
> 
> 
> > In FPI flights, I often use the PAD CRJ700. It has two drawbacks.
> > The
> first is a
> > reluctance to sit onto the dech. When down to about 3 feet from the
> > runway
> it will float
> > for ever. To get it down I have either to drive it onto the deck or,
> > since
> it's easier on the
> > nosewheel, deploy the spoilers. Does this happen in real life? I
> > recall
> often being
> > horrified, on early Manchester to London shuttle flights, the
> > Trident went
> into reverse
> > thrust, whilst still not on the runway.
> >
> > The second problem is a lateral waywardness, on short finals.
> > Possibly the
> result of full
> > flap and low speed, it's very difficult to get it onto the
> > centreline and
> keep it there. I've
> > edited Aircraft.cfg, increasing Roll Stabillity and Yaw Stabillity
> > from
> 1.0 to 1.3 but the
> > effect's barely detectable. Any offers gratefully received.
> > Gerry Winskill
> > gwinsk@xxxxxxx
> >
> >
> >
> >
> 
> 



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