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Ourgas2

Strange behavior just before touch down!

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HI all,

 

I could need some advice on an issue just before touch down.

 

With just 30 ft or less remaining to touch down the plane floats very long or even gains altitude! The speed indication increases and the plane touches down halfway on the runway...

The approach speed is correct as well as the configuration. Green box.

 

PS. The latest version of the MD-11 is the 1.20.0055 correct?

 

Thanks,

Christos

 

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I don't have the PMDG MD-11, but one theory I can come up with as a total layman is that I would say that you encountered a sudden headwind coupled with ground effect; your IAS increases and you gain altitude...

 

Is your throttle(s) calibrated so that idle on your controller is actually idle for the model and not a higher level of thrust?

 

Have you tried other airports and different seasons or weather?

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I believe I found what it may cause the problem.

The A/P and A/T were not disengaging correctly..

I changed their assignements and it seems to work now.

 

 

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