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I don't know why I always can't stop or slow down the boeing 747-400CAn some give me some hot-keys in order to slow down the aircraft?

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a. Make sure your fuel calculations are correct before take-off. If you attempts to land with too much fuel you will be heavier than the maximum allowable touchdown weight.b. Be sure your flaps are fully extended prior to reaching the runwayc. Extend spoilers immediately after touchdownd. Open the door and drag your left foot on the runway to assist in slowing the plane.e. Arm the autobrake according to weather conditions (ie, wet or dry runway)John-PaulToronto

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Probably a good idea to use a little reverse thrust as well ;_)

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I like option 'd'...thats pretty darn funny:-lol :-lol :-lol :-lol :-lol :-lolTroy

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I start to slow down like this.....Fly straight and level. If you don't add any power the aircraft will slow.Deploy the flaps. More lift = more drag = less speed.Kick out the wheels. This will add even more drag to help you slow. Eric Ernst of PIC fame once told me that's how they slowed the Saab 340 when he flew them.Arm the auto spoilers and auto brakes. The moment there is weight on the wheels, these items will engage.Beware though, of applying spoilers while in flight and low on approach. Yes, they do slow you down, but they also dramatically increase your rate of descent.Use reverse thrust.And lastly, make s-turns if you think you'll run out of runway. This simply increases your runway length by taking the "long way" (ie not a straight line).If all else fails, go around.....

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Also make sure that the autothrottle is disengaged. I have not flown the 747 but on some other default planes turning off the autopilot does not turn off the autothrottle. R-

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I click it off... the A/t switch... once the aircraft is settled nicely on the glideslope and a mile or so from landing.There is probably a hot key for this but I don't know what it is.:-)Pete

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The hot key for arming/disarming the Auto-throttle is " Shift + R ". It is a good idea to disarm this when on short final, so when you are over the threshold, i bring the throttles back to idle, and when the main gear touches, i go immediately to reverse thrust.Hoope this helps.Air_tink

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Thank you for all the comments. I will try them and if I have any problem. Please feel free to answer my problems. My name is citybus2200. Very Appreciated!

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Remember to wear old shoes when you are flying!(see my previous comment)J.:-)

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Did you have to start with a 747???? Play with a 737 before you try to brake a 747 man, and don't try to land a loaded 747 before you play a lot with it, any runway will look short!

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