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How to prevent plane from going wild when turning AP off?

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ey allEverytime i turn off AP just before landing on ILS, the plane goes either up or down a lot..and i crash. Why can it just leave all the rudders etc. on the same position?Any way to prevent this?thanks!

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>ey all>Everytime i turn off AP just before landing on ILS, the plane>goes either up or down a lot..and i crash. Why can it just>leave all the rudders etc. on the same position?>Any way to prevent this?>>thanks!The autopilot uses elevator trim so in a normal situation when you disconnect the autopilot it should (theoretically) remain in its trimmed state. It sounds to me like you have a calibration issue. When I disconnect my autopilot ( though I do it when passing through 10,000 feet, I hand-fly a lot ) my aircraft holds its current attitude.

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>If you have registered FSUIPC try this: on the Miscellaneous>page make sure that "Discon Elev Trim Axis for AP" is>not checked.Ahh good call. I didn't think about that one.

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I dont think i've registered FSUIPCIt says FSUIPC under "modules" though (i dont know why i have it), but when i click on it i don't see a miscellaneous page.I'll make a short vid!

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weird thing is it doesnt always happenSometimes it flies perfectly like it should, then some other time it shoots up like it was attached to some spring and then released.

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In addition, on the off chance that you use keyboard to fly, ensure your elev is neutralized after t/o. FS ap uses trim, so your elev remains however you left it - usually up :) Fsuipc registered can neutralize elev automatically when you connect a/p. regards,Markhttp://www.dreamfleet2000.com/a320/custbanner2.jpgPC Power Silencer 470/3.2HT/2048mb/ATI X1950pro/SB Audigy

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aaaah i guess that's it.So i just have to guess the position i should set it to when i turn off AP? (because the nose is up when i land)I cant reset it like i can reset the tail one (with num5)?

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Nope :) I used to add a control surface gauge on any panel that did not have one so I could see my elev position. Worst case -after you connect ap go to spot view and push your elevator down till it looks reasonably centered.If you can, get yourself a controller, at least good cheap joystick (I recommend a Saitek) - problem solved :)regards,Markhttp://www.dreamfleet2000.com/a320/custbanner2.jpgPC Power Silencer 470/3.2HT/2048mb/ATI X1950pro/SB Audigy

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I have a registered copy but no 'Miscelaneous page'?

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