Plane disaster

Hey,

When I was flying from Dubai to Auckland in my 777-300er it suddenly started going upwards and then it stalled and crashed! Why is this, it keeps occurring and it is making me frustrated because I paid for the subscription to work so why does it keep stalling in crashing out of my control??

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When this happened to me, it was either because I was flying to slow or I had a heavy load at a slow speed. It can also be altitude and the speed you cruise at.

What was your speed, weight and vs

If possible, could you answer these questions?


  • What is your payload?
  • Altitude?
  • Speed?

Where were you flying to and how far into the flight was this?

Altitude was 40,000
Speed was around Mach 0.89
the route was Dubai to Auckland in a 777-300er
I can’t answer the wait sadly but heavy my passenger level was very high could that be the issue?

Thanks for the assistance

Altitude was 40,000
Speed was around Mach 0.89
the route was Dubai to Auckland in a 777-300er
I can’t answer the wait sadly but heavy my passenger level was very high could that be the issue?

Thanks for the assistance
-Nate

How far into the flight were you when it crashed?

My speed was 0.89 (Mach)
My weight was pretty heavy with a lot of passengers I think that may be the problem

How far into the flight were you? If you immediatly climbed to FL400 that is the main reason. I suggest that you step climb to FL400 instead of going right there.

I did do a step climb and I was at the last 1 hour and 20 into the flight
I was right in the middle of this arrow before I noticed the speed slowly decrease leading to a stall…

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Not to mention that 0.89 is insanely high for any airliner

M0.89 is way too fast. Optimal cruise speed is M0.84 for the 777 and a good step climb starting from FL320

That is the issue, you were to heavy for that altitude.


When doing long haul flights, you don’t want to go all the way to cruising altitude. This means using the step-climbing method, you are going to want to cruise at a lower altitude for a few hours, before climbing to a higher altitude, preferably 2,000ft from initial cruising ALT.


Next time when doing a long haul, start at a lower cruising ALT, and then start to get higher up. And from looking at FR24, long haul flights reach higher altitudes as they are about 2-3 hours from destination.

Wow, ok as you can probably see my experience is very low. So I think I need to lower my passenger count, lower my speed and lower my altitude. What altitude do you like to cruise at during Ultra long haul flights?

For me, I always start at the low FL300. As I get closer towards my destination, I go up about 2,000FT.

Ok, thanks for the help. Again I really appreciate it!

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If you haven’t already, check out the User Guide to learn more about step-climbing techniques here: