Help me flying with 777-300ER From LAX to KNUC.

Hello !
So would like some help from flying from LAX to KNUC i usually fail my landing because either i’m too high ( don’t know when i need to start my descent , at what altitude should i stay during flight ect … )
If someone can help me it would be awesome !
I’m only 15 and i’m willing to learn everything as i pilot as i would like to be a pilot ( flying with 777-300ER)
Thank’s !

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Hello my good friend, here to help tell me where you are currently in the flight

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This is the Top of Descent, it is done by calculating:cruise altitude-target altitude=result, and then result/300
IE: 28000ft-2800ft=25200. 25200/300=84. Your descent should begin at 84nm from the target altitude. Add up to 5nm to have maneuvering space.

The altitude depends on you, if the route is long, fly at 26000ft that´s my favourite altitude), if its short, at a lower altitude.
For more info, check here:

Hope this helps!
This is a copy from someone

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@ Skylines I’m not currently flying atm , but i would like some help like :

  • What should be my speed during the climb
  • What climb should i be during the flight
  • When i’m in the red runway sign on the map , at what altitude and speed should i be ?
  • What should be my Flaps during takeoff and landing ( if there would be 10kts crosswind)
    Thank’s ,
    @Joost3008 tbh this is one part of my question , something easier would be cool to but thank’s for your Reply/ Copy ^^

Its mine. Tag me the next time.

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Alright when climbing wait till 6000ft than retract flaps. speed at 240kts until 10000ft than up to 280kts. Flaps… 10% Trim 10%

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@Skylines @Sturmovik
Thank’s for your reply skylines unfortunatly i don’t think i’ll play this morning but anyway ,
Can you guys reply to some of my question i posted earlier as you guys seems to know a lot !

First thing you need to know about the 777-300ER it is a hard aircraft to control. For more ratings on how hard aircraft are, visit the Aircraft Grades thread:

But continuing on!

When flying this aircraft you must understand its descent rate and speed, very important along the way. When flying this route you don’t want to go flat out, you will make it there, no need to rush like others. Speeds between 270kts - 340kts on this route are suited.

Altitudes. I know my learned friend above has discussed it but still this may help as well. If you want to be cautious on this flight, stick to small altitudes between 14000ft-18000ft. If you want to be more professional and are fine with heights do go within 29000ft. A nice cruising altitude along this route is roughly 21000ft-24000ft.

Descending! Yes its time to descend, don’t be to much of a dare devil and start descending 20NM from the airport stick to being cautious. Its better to start early than later. Roughly start your descent from 40-60NM from the airport. This can be read on your flight plan or HUD screen. This following picture shows it on No.10 (Remember to select it first)


You’re best Localiser height in the 777-300 is 3500-3000ft. Speeds are also very important now, do not keep them to low or you’ll stall or descend to fast. In this aircraft it can be uncontrollable! Between 140-160kts is a good speed to maintain.

This plane needs a nose up for descent on the localizer. So many people end up like this (Do not dive, I repeat do not dive! 360 the airport again if you must and come in lower

Flaps! When taking off make trim set to 10%. Make sure you have complete control over the rudder if you have a crosswind. If not & your runways are full green (both sides) centre your nose and press HDG.

When taking off, slowly climb your speed to 180kts, when at 140-150 tilt your head up, the trim should help. If you drift off try to takeoff but use your rudder and centre/turn the nose back to centre or you’ll swing your wing.

Keep a vertical speed of +3800 under, once you have control switch on the autopilot with vertical speed and altitude. Make sure you have a altitude set before takeoff. Keep the speed climbing to 240kts than wait until above the 10000ft mark. Now increase to 280kts.

A rule I like to follow is keep the speed under 300kts under 20000ft. Whatever your altitude is.

Landing. One thing never to do, is put your flaps down at one time. Slowly retract them over time, like 9000ft 5%, 6000ft 15%, 5000ft 20%, 3000ft Full flap! Also use the speeds I said above when landing (140kts-160). Trim: 30-70%.

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I can’t even land the 737.

This may help you with the 737 as well, might make a lesson thread on the 737, not the first to state that.

I can’t get myself on a steady descent path because I need to correct every time the roll of the aircraft. With a 4kts wind at 330°.
Could you please tell me the Normal weight you have on the 737-800? I know its off topic.

No problem if it’s off topic bro ! I understand you need to know , just wait someone’s reply ahahah

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Fuel Tanks 11,383kg

Passengers 14,553

Cargo 5022kg

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Also currently working on a 737 Tutorial thread

Just been created! Please check it out, more info to come to it obviously

I couldn’t remember and find your name

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