A380 too heavy?

I’m currently cruising at FL390 with an Emirates A388 - my first time flying an A380. My callsign is Emirates 345 and I’m flying to Malaysia (WMKK). I can’t get faster than MACH 0.75. Is it because I’m too heavy? My load is at 50% and fuel is at 7h30m…

I think FL390 is a bit too high for 50%. Try FL370 or 350.

If that doesn’t work, check too see if any flaps are deployed, if you set any trim, or if weather is crazy.

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Everything is fine. I’ll descend now and let ya know.

Descending. Still won’t go any faster than 215kts!

FL390 is way to high… 330 or 350 is best

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FL33-350 is much better

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Maybe send us a screenshot of what’s happening?

I’m at FL370. I recently flew that route IRL and we cruised that high.

Sure. standby.

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It maybe due to not enough trim, but that doesn’t seem likely…

Your flight in real life probably had a variety of differing variables such as load, flight plan, or wind direction/speed. Also, irl your flight probably step-climbed up to FL370.

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Speaking of which, what’s the weather like?

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I’ll check

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21kts headwinds to the left.

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Found his flight via LiveFlight and checked Windy, in his vicinity there’s about 30kt headwinds so nothing terrible

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Try setting the trim to 20% slowly, see if that does anything.

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Yup. I’m on TS. Callsign is Emirates 345 and name is IFC DutchPilot1

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Setting the trim now.

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My airspeed is slowly climbing. Now at 224kts!

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