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Pmdg 747-400 ILS Problems.

Wed Dec 07, 2005 9:49 pm

Hey, when im about 20 miles out and i see my Pink ILS dots, i wait till the pink dot for Glide Slope goes to the center, and then I activate APP but my Hold button stay`s on and my plane doesnt follow the direction and the Glide Slope of the runway? the same goes for the LNAV it doesnt turn off as it should wen i turn on the APP?

Please help

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RE: Pmdg 747-400 ILS Problems.

Wed Dec 07, 2005 10:25 pm

You're switching to APP mode too late.
ALT HOLD stays on in APP mode until glide slope intercept. As you're only turning on APP after glideslope intercept it never triggers that.
Same likely with LNAV, AFAIK it's triggered by localiser intercept.
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RE: Pmdg 747-400 ILS Problems.

Wed Dec 07, 2005 11:06 pm

Soon as you've turned within 30º (that's to intercept) of the rwy hdg you then select APP... and it all goes from there  Smile
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