Off Course!

Hey guys need help! Planned a flight plan and was flying on auto pilot and thr was instruction like etc. Turn heading 240° 1min and when i started changing my course “HDG”… it went into a slow turn and it went off course every single time. Tried slowing down speed but every single time when i turn the hdg to the instruction show it always does a slow turn and went off course. Anyone able to help?

Don’t expect to be exactly on your flight plane line. Flight plan is a reference and it is there so you know where you are generally going.You should expect to be off your flight plane a bit overtime you are trying to follow it. There are factors like wind and stuff that can also push your plane off course.

Also don’t always follow the heading given to you by the autopilot. If you feel that you are drifting off course, make your own adjustment

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Hi and welcome!
When changing heading I suggest you to do it manually, because autopilot bank angle is very limited. However, this topic fits in #features.

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Don’t depend on your FPL to keep you alligned on final approach… either you use ILS or hand fly the whole approach

If you are using Live Flight Connect, I had a similar experience.
I retrieved the FPL, started flying, and flew past the first waypoint before enabling VNAV autopilot.
This caused my aircraft to start circling around apparently aimlessly until it got back to the missed waypoint and proceeded normally.

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Hi,


This post may help you :)

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Blackgene
Your FPL may have very sharp turns and you could be turning at very high speeds, make your turns less than 90 degrees and reduce your speed when you’re turning so you dont overshoot your waypoints, navaids, and VOR’s.

Chris

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How the Nav on LFC works is that once you enable it the Nav mode returns you to the first waypoint you have in the flight plan regardless of where you are on the flight plan. It is best to enable LFC once you are set up for an intersect on the first waypoint setting it a distance away from the runway. To ensure the aircraft does not return to the origin point select WPT in IF FPL waypoint list screen and remove it. This should remove the leg between your origin airport and the first waypoint. This ensures that you do not return to your spawn point.

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I think y’all are missing that the system just opened a closed post. Start of a revolution?

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In the next Global update, we will have LNAV, which will automatically turn for you. To prevent this issue now, I use the rule of thumb 2 degrees per second.

@Insertusernamehere it’s the rise of the robots

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lol this happened on avhub

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