How to fly 787-9

How do i fly the 787-9? There is nothing I can find about this plane

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This could be a helpful link.

Just so you know it’s a very sensitive aircraft and incredibly powerful

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Yes, although this would have the most updated info (maybe no change though, haven’t checked):

What you’ll notice is that the altitudes I list are very low, and that’s because I go off of efficiency. 787s don’t usually cruise this low but my topic is just a straight report on efficiency without any mind paid to realism.

The 789 hates getting airborne. Especially if you’re heavy, you probably need flaps 15 to get off the runway at a reasonable speed. Under testing it needed a 10,000 foot runway to safely get airborne on flaps 15, 95% N1 MTOW (almost 170+ on the rotation). It has good power but can struggle to climb initially (like up to 3000 feet) which is a combination of its weird AoA stuff (same reason it can’t get airborne well) creating drag and the fact that its throttle curve is modeled all the way up to 117% N1 (so keeping it under 100 hurts more). As Preston mentioned it’s extremely sensitive, if you’re flying manually you basically have to be still as a statue to not overcorrect things.

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How to fly is a very broad question. My best answer is to just fly with it and get a feel for how it flies.

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flying the 787 is good but when u takeoff its the worstttttttttttt

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I like to say time to be a test pilot. That’s actually one of the best ways to learn how to fly each of these aircraft in the sim. real world no bloody way of do that I want some experience before I pop on the controlls of 787 or whatnot. Believe me I’ve lost count the number of times I crashed while learning to fly to somebody’s airplanes especially the a330 I probably crashed 20 times for a kind of good feel for it.

You fly it like the 787-9😐

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I fly the 787 commonly in sim and it is my favorite. I always recommend people to vote for the rework of it.

The 787 is powerful but does require a little getting used to. First, I use a flaps setting of 5 for short-med and flaps 15 if I am doing a 10+ hr, 20% trim and N1 of 85% for takeoff but it is important to use a nose down when taking off as it will rise around 100 knots.

I use about 155 knots (light or heavy) for V1 which I have seen to work best but also depending on weight watch if the speed reduces. Hold the rotation and let it climb with that V1 and I have not had any crazy issues. You have to watch the speed but once it starts to increase you have to backoff the speed as it will run very quickly. If you are flaps 15 retract at 200 knts and then increase the trim respectfully. Flaps up at 220 knts and it should fly well.

I recommend you do touch and goes to get used to the landing. I do a lot of touch and goes in it and until you are able to get a good grip on it, 140-150 knts are my touchdown speeds.

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