Plane keeps on jolting to the left

This happens with any plane I use.

I’ve tried taking off with autopilot off and the same thing still happens. I have rudder coordination off to see if it would fix the problem but no it didn’t. I’ll post a video link to show what the problem is.

You may also want to turn off your heading HDG


I would highly recommend that your turn off autopilot until after your takeoff. Autopilot doesn’t use rudder to counter the wind and second of all it will make you rotate very early since it is trying to climb as soon as possible, even though the aircraft is too slow.

Check out this tutorial:


This will blow your mind…


Use the video Jason linked. If you need anymore help with take off or landings check out the Infinite Flight YouTube channel:

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Or better yet, since you said it’s happening on EVERY aircraft, check out our latest one and try a takeoff with Tyler in the 737.


What you should have done here is use right rudder. This would have kept you perfectly aligned with the runway. If the wind is coming from the left imagine it will push on the tail of your aircraft, this will mean your plane will go left, therefore use the rudder to the right. You will need to keep practicing but don’t turn as that won’t help you, only the rudder will. If needed I can try and record a video for you with a crosswind takeoff as I’m aware there aren’t many resources to use which are visual aids to demonstrate what I’m talking about.

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It’s Because, The winds are pushing the airplane

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Well I have had this issue too in solo. If you directly spawn on the runway, it’s calibrating your compass or something. Just wait a second till u see your compass changing to the correct heading

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Thank you for all the info everyone really appreciate the help

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Try not using 100 flaps either.

There was a lot of good information describing what you should do, but what I find useful is understanding why something is happening.

When you start rolling, the nose wheel is firmly contacting the ground, resulting in direct steering. With the rudder straight, the plane will go straight. As you pick up speed, the aircraft gets “lighter” on the wheels. As a result, the nose wheel starts losing some of its effectiveness. With the wind coming from the left, the vertical stabilizer Is experiencing a force to the right. At slow speeds with the nose wheel making good contact with the runway you don’t feel it, but as the nose wheel loses effectiveness due to lift, the plane will start turning to the left (into the wind) requiring a turn to the right to counter it. At this point you’re transitioning from nose wheel to rudder for yaw control. This effect is abrupt if you are accelerating quickly.

Hope this helps give you a better understanding of why it wants to turn into a crosswind.


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