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How To Make FS2002 Do AP Approach And Land?  
User currently offlineJonnyGT From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 242 posts, RR: 1
Posted (12 years 10 months 1 week 21 hours ago) and read 8210 times:

Guys, this has been alluding me for a while. I have never been able to figure out how to do a full ILS approach, I always miss a step. I always seem to have to request the visual, but I see screenshots here of folks doing autoland and letting the AP track the ILS approach. Can you guys help me out?

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User currently offlineBy738 From Tonga, joined Sep 2000, 2431 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (12 years 10 months 1 week 20 hours ago) and read 8129 times:

Get yourself roughly 8 miles out from your destination airport, dial up the ILS frequency on your NAV1 radio, roughly be flying about 2800 ft on autopilot. When you see the glideslope arrows appear on the navigation screen click APP. Fly using GPS if you want towards the runway heading or so that you will cross the runway heading. When you intercept the ILS course your aircraft will turn onto the correct heading and the course bar will come toward runway heading. Once you reach the right glideslope height your ALT will disengage and the autopilot will fly you down the glideslope. Hopefully this helps


User currently offlineJonnyGT From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 242 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (12 years 10 months 1 week 20 hours ago) and read 8117 times:

Where can I find the ILS freq for the airports?

User currently offlineCrank From Canada, joined May 2001, 1564 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (12 years 10 months 1 week 20 hours ago) and read 8101 times:

go to World/Map View and double click on the airport where you want to land the frequencies will appear

User currently offlineEGGD From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2001, 12443 posts, RR: 35
Reply 4, posted (12 years 10 months 1 week 19 hours ago) and read 8094 times:

btw. Does autoland work in FS2000?

User currently offlineOH-LZA From Finland, joined Jun 2001, 1000 posts, RR: 4
Reply 5, posted (12 years 10 months 1 week 18 hours ago) and read 8082 times:

If you use APR for full Autoland in both FS2000 and FS2002 you will most propably crash, you have to disconnect the autopilot at around 200ft AGL.

Alexander


User currently offlineJonnyGT From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 242 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (12 years 10 months 1 week 16 hours ago) and read 8086 times:

OH, I realized this on my first ILS approach into Des Moines, the plane touched down about 500 feet short of the runway  Smile

User currently offlineCosync From Mexico, joined Nov 2001, 556 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (12 years 10 months 1 week 11 hours ago) and read 8049 times:

look guys the approach button means approach not landing.
if u use the app button to land, what are u achieving. do that in a lesson and the instructor will fail u for sure.
sure u can use it for the APPROACH, bu not for the actuall landing.
cheers
cosync!!!!!!!!!!!!!


User currently offlineUnited_Fan From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 7540 posts, RR: 7
Reply 8, posted (12 years 10 months 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 8026 times:

Make sure the GPS/NAV switch is turned to NAV before you select APP. And disengage the a/p @ 200 ft above the ground.


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User currently offline9V-SVE From Singapore, joined Nov 2001, 2066 posts, RR: 2
Reply 9, posted (12 years 10 months 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 7995 times:

How do I type the ILS code into the NAV 1 radio? I tried to, but it refuses to type in 119.45?

User currently offlineCosync From Mexico, joined Nov 2001, 556 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (12 years 10 months 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 7981 times:

u dont actually type in the didgits mate. u click on the digit u want to change and it wil rise if the hand has a + sign, and it wil decrease if the hand has a - sign.
cheers cosync!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


User currently offline9V-SVE From Singapore, joined Nov 2001, 2066 posts, RR: 2
Reply 11, posted (12 years 10 months 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 7974 times:

No, you misunderstood me. It was set at 113.50. I pushed it up until 117.**. Then I pushed another plus. It turned into 108.** I was trying to get it to 119.45

User currently offlineCosync From Mexico, joined Nov 2001, 556 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (12 years 10 months 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 7949 times:

hm
must be putting it in the rong radio. has to be in nav 1 standby radio. then switch it to active.


User currently offlineSkystar From Australia, joined Jan 2000, 1363 posts, RR: 2
Reply 13, posted (12 years 10 months 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 7935 times:

Also,

Consider using the stock MS aircraft if you want to do an autoland. Most third party aircraft aren't designed to use autoland, as the MS autoland has a strange system.

Cheers,

Justin


User currently offline9V-SVE From Singapore, joined Nov 2001, 2066 posts, RR: 2
Reply 14, posted (12 years 10 months 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 7941 times:

Doesn't matter to me, I always use the stock 773 panel on all my downloads.

User currently offlineSingapore 777 From Australia, joined May 1999, 1017 posts, RR: 3
Reply 15, posted (12 years 10 months 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 7932 times:

9V-SVE, I think he means use the stock aircraft, not just the panel. The autoland characteristics are contained inside the .air file and the panel has no effect on the actual autoland.

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