Flaps 25 will do as you won’t want too much drag on final
Like I just said above. Kinda pointless to resay the point
ok, I know that there is a certain speed I should be moving at for different flap settings but when you take into consideration the severity of the crosswind, should I be coming at a different speed than suggested?
Sounds like your over flaring… Flare at 15 to 20 ft and around 30% throttle (or else you’ll slam down hard)
Thats something else I didnt know about because I usually cut the throttle on the 777 and 787 and the aircraft glides right in smoothly. Usually when i am close to the ground.
Yeah. Ex. If you are flying into KLAX and the winds are 280@20, and come in normal at 140 with flaps 30, then you can want to take half of 20…which is 10 and then add that to 140 which would be 150 with flaps 25.
Yea that’s the tail heavy 737 for you
got ya! okay, thanks for the help guys if anyone else has any more tips, I’d greatly appreciate it. Im going to go practice.
Let me know how that works. That has always helped me and somewhat close to RL
I typing when you posted
The heavies dont need rudder input before touchdown as they are more stable in crosswinds. But for a320 and 737 or smaller aircraft. You need to put enough rudder so that your aircraft is straight on the runway before touchdown. And hold this rudder input till you slow down below enough. At Qatar VA. We teach our pilots this technique in training sessions and often practice in high crosswinds
Lmfao cool video but I don’t think it’s much help
I’m just kidding ;-)
This is what I typically use when practising windy landings⬇️
(I used the B737 at runway 04R at KEWR) If it’s a crosswind landing I use this circle thing in the middle of your screen, it’s very useful, it helps keep your plane centred with the runway so as long as the circle is in line with the runway, your fine :)⬇️
I need help as I can land perfectly in 737 in 20kts crosswind but then my plane tilts suddenly and wing strikes
You should fly so that wing doesnt strike.
I mostrly use rudder in this situations bit you have to practice how to use rudder. There are some interesting videos on yt too. I learned a lot there since I am not RL pilot.
There are 2 methods you can use for crosswind landings, Mark covers one here…
The other approach is to use the rudder to align yourself with the runway when you’re 200-300’ AGL. I Land the 737 with 25deg flaps, and shoot for about 125kts when I pull power back and flare. Touchdown is around 115. Keep the rudder correction in until just before you let the nose wheel touch, then release it to neutral. If the nose wheel touches with the crosswind correction in play, it’ll jerk toward the wind. Releasing the rudder just before the nose wheel touches is a timing thing, practice makes perfect.
@Alan_Perez This topic relates to landing as well, but you need to make sure to use the rudder and USE MLW WEIGHT! Very important!
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