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  1. Hey simmers ! Is touchdown sound for AI aircraft possible, if so can you suggest any related downloads ? Thanks for any ideas !
  2. some aircraft models would show black squares of smoke momentarily on touchdown which rapidly disappears, then the white smokes appear as normal (as shown below) this doesn't happen when I turn off DX10, but also doesn't happen on all aircraft models although DX10 was enabled
  3. Hello All, I have tried looking up the forums for anyone who has a similar issue with the spoilers not deploying upon touchdown. I always arm the speed brakes and that shows on the upper EICAS, however, they do not seem to deploy automatically as the wheels touch the ground, no matter how firm or smooth the landing is. I only hear the deployment sound of the spoilers lever when the reverse thrust is activated. I'd like to know if this is a known issue before logging a support ticket. Thanks,
  4. Wow, what an epic journey it has been to learn consistent landing techique with the NGX; at least for me personally. I studied the FCOM, read and re-read forum posts here on the subject, scoured the internets for real pilots' input, etc., and no matter what I would either float all the way to France or slam down hard on the runway during landings. Occasionally I would make an acceptable landing somewhere in the vicinity of the TDZ, but it was a random event at best.Use the TVV on the HUGS to target your landing spot on the runway, flare subtley to about 3 degrees NU and hold that attitude while smoothly reducing power, don't try to hold it off the runway, do this at 30 ft or 20 ft or 10 ft RA depending on landing weight, CG, wind component, blah, blah, blah. Float, slam, float, slam, slam, float. I never got consistant results by plugging in all manner of these published 'formulas' and it was more than frustrating.What bothered me most was that the NGX was the ONLY FSX aircraft I was having any trouble at all landing. I've been greasing the A2A P-40 and B-17. The RealAir Turbine Duke literally feather touches onto the runway perfectly on the 1500 ft markers without fail. My Lotussim L-39 does exactly what I want it to do each and every time. The NGX, however, was a crap shoot at best in regards to landings.Then it finally hit me: fly the damn thing and don't even think about it. The HUGS got stowed in the UP position, the altitude callouts were turned off in the options menu, and I totally disregarded everything I'd ever read about proper landing technique with the 737. From now on it was going to be totally instinct and seat of the pants landing. I maintain glidepath, smoothly reduce power when it 'feels' right, flare dynamically to put the aircraft squarely on the 1500 ft markers, and pay no attention to anything else but the runway in front of me. I can't begin to tell you at what altitude I begin reducing power or commencing flare. I have no idea how many degrees NU I'm flaring. I don't hold landing attitude at all either; rather, I continually adjust pitch until touchdown to keep the percieved rate of descent and aimpoint on the runway where I want it. Overall results: near perfect landings consistantly at or about -50ft per minute at touchdown and the aircraft squarely down on TDZ target. Who knew. The NGX went instantly from being the most frustrating and unpredictable aircraft to one of most fun and consistant in terms of landing behavior.But wait, I am risking tailstrike with this reckless and hysterical attitude or something, right? No, Mr. Boeing, YOU are risking getting your tail striked by the pointy end of my boot with your 'landing formulas'. :) Total anarchy. -Hobart Escin
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