Q400 trouble

I am having trouble landing the Q400’s. Once I touchdown, the plane steers toward a new direction, off the runway. Does anyone have any tips for landing so this doesn’t happen?

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How are the crosswinds?

Also do you touch down awkwardly on one wheel

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They weren’t bad. It happens in all weather.

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Do you use the rudder?

Only to try and bring the plane back to the center line.

How fast are you usually foing

About 135 kts.

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That may cause oversteer and when trying to correct will just cause it to go towards the other side

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Could it have something to do with that awkward touchdown where the wheels don’t hit at the same time?

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135 I believe is too fast. Maybe try around 125

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Possibly if say the right wheel hits first it will cause the plane to turn in that direction and veering off the runway

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The plane starts descending uncontrollably and too fast when I go below 130 kts.

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Where are your flaps at

Landing at 125jts the flaps would be 10°

I put them at 10 degrees.

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I think I could start putting them out more?

Do you have a heading set set on the AP? If so that could be what is causing the steering problem.

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Yes the awkward touchdown would definitely cause some problems

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So I should go slower, extend flaps more, and keep HDG setting.

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