How do you land the q400

I am having endless difficulties landing one of my favorite planes, the Q400. Whenever I come in and flare the plane wants to go up and then it stalls and wants to go down. is this a bug?

No, not a bug, your landing speeds are off.

I would suggest looking at this topic for all speeds and other things:

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Infinite flight has 2 great tutorials on the youtube channel.

Takeoff: https://youtu.be/pdAczo0P0oA

Land: https://youtu.be/AGrP0wL9Pi4

You can use these for more help

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Ya I have noticed that I have no trouble landing with flaps 15 but when they go down to 35 all hell breaks loose.

Hi there!

I’d suggest following this great chart (source: Majestic Software) on takeoff, approach and landing speeds for the DHC-8-400. I always use it when flying this aircraft. Cruise is generally 210knts.

http://majesticsoftware.com/mjc8q400/docs/SpeedCard_metric.pdf


I made a better post on this a short while back for referral.

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thanks, and what happens when I use flaps 35?

Follow the Vref speeds.

I would only suggest flaps 35 for airports where STOL is needed. Such as London City, Toronto City etc… I’d generally suggest always using flaps 10 or 15 on landing.

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Okay because IRL we used 35 coming into KSEA

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Q400 usually has a nose down attitude on final and that is normal, especially for flaps 35.
BTW apparently Jazz (AC express) SOP is to use flaps 35 everywhere.

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Personally speaking, I just slam it down and hope the passengers survive.

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