What to do to keep the aircraft aligned at the end of the runway

What should I do to try to keep the aircraft stabilized as much as possible, after turning off the autopilot, at the end of the runway, at the moment of landing? in addition to configuring the sensitivity of the commands.

Hold it steady, make sure it’s not climbing or descending too rapidly, and also calibrate your controls by pausing the flight for an instant and hitting “Calibrate”


Firstly, I’d recommend sitting down as I’ve tried landing standing up on a 10 hour flight and the passengers were not satisfied with the landing, Secondly, I’d suggest you’d have a very firm grip on the device or controls your using, just make sure it’s not loose as it could jossle the aircraft, Thirdly, I’d recommend to be in a quiet place, as voices or sounds might distract you at the time you need most focus. That’s my advice for a safe landing!


Calibrate the device before you turn off the autopilot, maintain somewhere around -600 to -800 fpm descend and just hold it steady or use approach mode, turn off when about 1 to 2 mile final and just use autopilot heading while descending manually.


I’ve learned to just give a little “pull” so the nose doesn’t dive. But I also fly the whole ILS once I start setting my first notch of flaps. That’s just me tho. Also, knowing your power settings on APPR is always helpful.

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Using rudder can help you stay on centerline, this is very important in windy conditions

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ok, thanks for the instruction, it will definitely be worth a lot.

Aware thanks.

Really interesting these observations.

Yes, thanks!

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All of these suggestions are really good, but one thing to try is to fly some GA planes and just hand fly much, because that will make you be good at handflying and challenge yourself to hand fly approaches and not just dissengage the autopilot close to the runway.


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