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Cruise Altitude

Sat Oct 23, 2004 11:44 pm

If yoy don't like the cruise altitude the FS gives you how do you know wich one is right?
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timjohns
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RE: Cruise Altitude

Sun Oct 24, 2004 12:36 am

On the buses, the MCDU tells you the optimum.
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MADtoCAE
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RE: Cruise Altitude

Sun Oct 24, 2004 1:00 am

Well,for some reason my A320 doesn't have an airbus panel.
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flymia
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RE: Cruise Altitude

Sun Oct 24, 2004 1:13 am

Are you talking about when you chose your flight plan and it gives you an altitude of lets say 10,000ft? You just move that altitude up and down with the arrows.
Now if you are flying VFR and not IFR than just select what ever altitude you want on the Autopilot Panel.
Just because you downloaded an airbus plane does not mean it comes with the panel. You have to download one.
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RE: Cruise Altitude

Sun Oct 24, 2004 1:17 am

Flymia,thanks.
Can you reccomend any panels for my A.net airlines A320?
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European
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RE: Cruise Altitude

Sun Oct 24, 2004 2:06 am

Why do the Airbuses stall so much - can i stop it?

Thanks

European

P.S

Why do the ATR start to beep some times and some aircraft say "pull up - pull up-pull up" ???
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CanadianNorth
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RE: Cruise Altitude

Sun Oct 24, 2004 3:34 pm

Why do aircraft yell out for you to pull up? Simple. They are trying to say they are better than you at flying. Kind of like a backseat driver.


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gr325
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RE: Cruise Altitude

Sun Oct 24, 2004 3:44 pm

What you tryng to say is, it acts like a woman? sorry could not resist  Smile/happy/getting dizzy
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ZKSUJ
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RE: Cruise Altitude

Sun Oct 24, 2004 5:47 pm

If changing the altitude, always change it upwards. This is so you do not encounter any terrain in flight.
EG. If the Flight planner gives you 10,000 feet, by all means change it, but change it to an altitude above 10.000 feet. This is because there may be terrain if you fly below 10,000 feet, get the idea?
 
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RE: Cruise Altitude

Sun Oct 24, 2004 10:50 pm

Just start using the 737NG add on from PMDG  Laugh out loud Or wait for the 747-400 or MD11 they are desinging to come out  Laugh out loud
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SA006
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RE: Cruise Altitude

Mon Oct 25, 2004 12:30 am

Why do the Airbuses stall so much - can i stop it?

Well maybe you are flying too slow  Laugh out loud

Why do the ATR start to beep some times and some aircraft say "pull up - pull up-pull up" ???

You are about to hit the ground and kill 50 people including yourself because you are too low  Laugh out loud

Rgds  Smile/happy/getting dizzy
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European
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RE: Cruise Altitude

Mon Oct 25, 2004 12:32 am

No when you are on approach sometimes it say's Pull up Pull Up!!!!!

Airbus is on full power!

European
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flymia
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RE: Cruise Altitude

Mon Oct 25, 2004 12:06 pm

European: Makes sure you airbrakes are not up and your pitch is okay and flaps are set right.
And the PULL UP WOOP PULL UP. Means that you having to much of a decent rate and it thinks you will crash. Most of the time it is right. But sometimes it is not. You have to make the call to pull up or not.
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