# Need help descending and landing

You should also go on YouTube & check out Infinite Flight’s channel. Best of luck!

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David is be the best one who can tell you all about ur flight questions. @David_Lockwood

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That’s not really a great way to land

I use the below table as Guide to help descending from cruising altitude for landing, including distance to go ( DTG), speed to select etc.

Can help further within our training team

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Lets make it simple

VS For Decent (20.000 - 0 NM) :
This phase ends when you have entered the localizer (10 NM from your destination) as you have to descend your airspeed and flaps to land.

I always descend for 2000 feet (VS : 2000 /1.700) per 5NM. So, in case you cruise at 10.000 feet, you must start descend at 25 NM (Remember VS : 2000 /1.700). With this system, you are going to establish on the localizer at 4.000 feet. You can descend earlier if you want to be in 3.000 feet on the localizer.

Example :
If you think its too steep for the descent, you can descent for 1.000 feet (1.000) per 5 NM. Then in case you cruise at 10.000 feet, you must start descend at 50 NM.

Airspeed For Descent (20.000 - 0 Feet) :
This phase ends when you have entered the localizer (10 NM from your destination) as you have to descend your airspeed and flaps to land.

B77W : 255 - 245 Knots
B738/9 : 225 - 235 Knots
A380 : 190 - 220 Knots
A333 : 180 Knots

I’ll make the tutorial video if there are still many pilots cant figure out about this

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good comment, I find the earlier table above is useful as a ‘rule of thumb’, to help out new pilots. I have a copy laminated at home so can have by me when flying. Naturally its not fully correct 100% of the time for all the aircraft, but is sufficient to ensure you have a fairly smooth descent as well as able to help out ATC with spacing and speed etc.

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Here my english is not the best

DME distance for the start of the descent (Distance to Descent) - at a sink rate of 1,000 FPM and a speed of 200 KIAS: from the height to be dropped, the last three zeros), times 3, plus 10 , For example, from FL 230 to 4,000 ft (altitude of the initial approach IAF), ie 19,000 ft. 19 x 3 s 57 NM; 57 10 67 NM before starting the IAP. Invoice very coarse (the change to QNH at the transition Leve was also not taken), but equipped with a small security mudguard.

My method:

Ever heard of combat landings? :P

Ola mano eu posso te ajuda com esse tipo de coisa me passa seu whatsapp que eu te ajudo te do um pequeno tutorial pra você pousa certinho no aeroporto que você quiser.