usair330
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FS9 Landing At St. Barts Challenge

Thu Mar 29, 2012 3:10 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LqHVz_20wSo

This was probably my best and most difficult FS landing ever! The landing was flown from inside the cockpit and I didn't realize how close my right wing came to the ground. LoL...

I thought it would be interesting to see videos or screenshots of other landings at St. Barts.

[Edited 2012-03-29 08:26:37]
 
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RE: FS9 Landing At St. Barts Challenge

Thu Mar 29, 2012 4:58 pm

I've well and truly moved onto FSX but I'll stick my "attempt" in anyway. I decided to take an MD-82 out of SXM for a short hop across.

I don't have fraps installed at the moment thus no video, but the screenies speak for themselves. Touchdown was firm to say the least.


These pax have no idea what I'm about to do.

http://i1188.photobucket.com/albums/z402/GingerSnap0407/2.jpg
Our trusty steed courtesy of long time defunct Jetsgo.

http://i1188.photobucket.com/albums/z402/GingerSnap0407/3.jpg
Getting my bearings.

http://i1188.photobucket.com/albums/z402/GingerSnap0407/4.jpg
Nearly

http://i1188.photobucket.com/albums/z402/GingerSnap0407/5.jpg
Standing on the brakes

http://i1188.photobucket.com/albums/z402/GingerSnap0407/6.jpg
Finally came to a stop just a "little" too long. Nice instant shade for the various visitors to the beach however.

Wasn't bad I thought.
Flown on: A306 A319/20/21 A332 B732/3/4/5/7/8 B742/4 B752 B762/3 B772/W C152 E195 F70/100 MD-82 Q400
 
usair330
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RE: FS9 Landing At St. Barts Challenge

Mon Apr 09, 2012 4:23 pm

Great landing, No spoiler? LoL.... Nice pics

[Edited 2012-04-09 09:26:18]
 
Gingersnap
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RE: FS9 Landing At St. Barts Challenge

Tue Apr 10, 2012 1:30 pm

Quoting usair330 (Reply 2):

Great landing, No spoiler? LoL.... Nice pics

It did deploy, but I must have knocked it back down...fail. I also should have raised the flaps as soon as I touched down for better short field performance. Hey it works in the C152 at my local airfield, I'm sure it would work here right?  
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RE: FS9 Landing At St. Barts Challenge

Wed Apr 11, 2012 11:48 am

gingersnap: Full flaps in airliners actually provide quite a bit of stopping power... you have your spoilers to dump the lift.
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RE: FS9 Landing At St. Barts Challenge

Wed Apr 11, 2012 1:44 pm

Quoting Fabo (Reply 4):
gingersnap: Full flaps in airliners actually provide quite a bit of stopping power... you have your spoilers to dump the lift.

I know I was being sarcastic. I guess it didn't come across so well in my last reply.
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