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Ok...so I am on my final approach everything is looking good...I go to put in my speed to hold...what do I do...do I push or pull the speed holdChad Moore

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Guest vrandar

At about 4DME you should be going to managed speed. In other words push the speed knob.

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So up to that point I will use selected speed...well were do I get the speeds I need to be at when reaching my altitudes before being 4 miles outChad Moore

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The following is from the British Airways Airbus Flight Training Study Guide:"Plan the descent to achieve green dot speed at 12 miles. A good crosscheck is to is to be at 1o,000ft AAL, 33nm from the airport, with a maximum speed of 280kts decelerating towards 250kts. the following table gives approximate target "gates":Distance/Height/Speed/Config33/10000/280 max/clean20/6000/250/clean12/3800/210 or green dot/flap 18/2500/180 or S Speed/flap14.5/1500/160 or F speed/ flap 2 or 3 + gearYou don't want to be slowing down too early, particularly if flying online as ATC will not be pleased, but equally you don't want to be at 250 knots clean with 4 miles to run. Maintain a smooth but approapriate flaps schedule and always check your speed before selecting the next config.

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HiManaged speed etc is norm by FMC I norm let the 330_200 Just extend flaps and the speed will conply with the settings if you have the FMC set.


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@RobQuote:You don't want to be slowing down too early, particularly if flying online as ATC will not be pleased, but equally you don't want to be at 250 knots clean with 4 miles to run. Maintain a smooth but approapriate flaps schedule and always check your speed before selecting the next config. end quoteIt wholly depends whatkind of trafic you have in front off you, whem it's a big bird, you might slow down way before you're points. At LHR or AMS, you'll be flying already way before on 180 kts because of traffic...John

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Indeed, I was assuming no traffic in front.

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