[jhb_airlines] Re: PCI Wednesday 18th

  • From: "Mike Brook" <mike.brook@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2007 23:15:44 +0100

I did have my tongue very firmly in my cheek but it is still
bl**din' 'ard to get in there <G>.  Thanks for the advice ...

MikeB

> -----Original Message-----
> From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of bones
> Sent: Tuesday, July 17, 2007 10:58 PM
> To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: PCI Wednesday 18th
> 
> Leave them on hard - it's the only way you can learn how to 
> fly properly.
> 
> If you can't land at TFFJ then two things come to mind. 
> Either you don't have throttle levers, in which case you  
> don't have rapid throttle movement, or you may be too fast on 
> the approach. Most aircraft have a short field performance 
> envelope which is much lower than conventional approach values.
> Have a read through my short field article again at 
> http://homepages.mcb.net/bones/04fs/tutorial/fltsimsf.htm
> 
> As soon as you clear the ridge at TFFJ you will need to slam 
> the throttles shut because the drop to the runway is greater 
> than the power off descent rate of ANY aircraft. You then 
> need to stuff the nose down to maintain flying speed but you 
> then need a very aggressive round out to stop flying into the
runway.
> 
> bones
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Mike Brook
> Sent: 17 July 2007 22:24
> To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: PCI Wednesday 18th
> 
> 
> Is that where I've being going wrong? I've always had my 
> 'Realism' settings as 'Hard'. No wonder I can't land on 
> bl**din' rwy10 at TFFJ <G>
> 
> MikeB
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> > [mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Tom
Smith
> > Sent: Tuesday, July 17, 2007 10:12 PM
> > To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: PCI Wednesday 18th
> >
> > was that with your flight model settings set to realistic 
> and detect 
> > crashes mode on Tom
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "franklyn fisher" <ff006c5886@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Tuesday, July 17, 2007 9:29 PM
> > Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: PCI Wednesday 18th
> >
> >
> > > Just installed a DH6 Otter, and had a go at TFFJ.
> > > Touchdown just before the turnoff, and stopped on the
> > asphalt, before
> > > getting my feet wet.
> > > Had to dunk it down, but no bounce.
> > > According to charts, that gap is at around 150m(450ft).
> > > You need to just clear the ridge, no hedge clipping. And
> > drop it down.
> > > Frank
> > >
> 
> 
> 
> 
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