How do I fly the MD-11F

How to fly the MD-11F

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Step 1: Select the MD-11F
Step 2: Spawn
Step 3: ???
Step 4: Profit


In all seriousness, the MD-11 is not an easy aircraft to fly, so this video, posted by Infinite Flight, should be quite useful. If you are able to fly it, it certainly is a handful and quite fun to fly.

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She is definitely a fun bird to master. The video does a great job at learning the basics.

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Only tip I have is 60% trim on take off and hope for the best.

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Do you have questions on any particular problem(s)?

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As long as it hasn’t changed flight models in the last 8 months, just remember that you need to be able to deal with large nose-up angles while flying the MD. It tends to live around 5 degrees positive pitch and thus if you’re used to the other planes it can feel like you’re going to stall all the time - but it won’t. It’s actually quite a stable aircraft as long as you don’t get scared off by the high pitch.

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To be honest, It’s just kind of like a normal plane to fly lol

Not really so sure what to say but check out the video that @LordWizrak sent.

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Keep the blue side up?

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Usually helps! 😂😅

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Thanks guys for the help to fly the MD-11F @LordWizrak @Lavoe787 @skye @AndrewWu

Its pretty easy! Heres a few basics:

Takeoff trim: 30%
Landing trim: 60%

Final at 140 kts and ykull butter everytime!

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The only thing i can add is from watching an episode of Air Disasters where they mention that the 11 got a smaller tail, thus smaller horizontal stabilizers/elevators, and therefore land faster than any other jet in the world. They quoted final speeds up to 175kts, “only fighter jets land faster”.

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Certainly got great stopping distance

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This is my favorite aircraft

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The MD-11F the 3 engine hasn’t any engine

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And it’s still capable to fly. What a masterpiece of engineering 😄

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Oh, the plane doesn’t use an engine. It is powered by wind, like a sailboat!

Jk

But, that’s probably cause it has not been reworked in a while.

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Ok 😊 that why the MD-11F isn’t reworked

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The center engine not showing is more of an intended thing, given it’s not visible in real life either unless you basically climb into the intake. No point in wasting polygons for things not showing :)

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Ok @Thomas_Cunningham next time will do that