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My two cents regarding flight characteristics after update...

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    My two cents regarding flight characteristics after update...

    Hi there,

    according to the changes which have been made, RR also mentioned that the development team changed/improved the FDE (flight characteristics) of the 777 in this huge update.

    So here my personal opinion, I don't know if other users will agree:

    Before the update, the simulated flight characteristics of the 777 may not have been perfect, but they were decent and overall pretty consistent. It was just fun to fly her by hand without the autopilot. But now she feels more like a 737 with faulty MCAS so to speak. Even sensitive elevator inputs are "corrected" extremely roughly and brutally. In my eyes the current flight model cannot be used for handflying.

    Will you guys look at this for the next correction/update?
    Bodo Müller
    Globe Cargo Virtual Airlines.
    A Virtual Airline for Polar and Atlas Air

    There’s been lots of discussion over the flight characteristics both in the forum and the wider sim community. general consensus in the community being that they’re pretty vile, PMDG have stated they’re still refining it, so let’s hope for the best. The 300 especially seems completely borked. Will rotate itself before V1 and the nose won’t naturally drop after landing and you can hold it up at 8+ degrees right down to taxi speed.
    Tim Smith


      Takes my nose gear some long to drop
      Angus Rowlands i7 9700K, GTX 1080TI, 32GB Ram, Windows 10 Home. 737,777,747,DC6


      • robroberson
        robroberson commented
        Editing a comment
        I've been holding off commenting, but, I flew 777F almost exclusively before 747-8F arrived. Then nothing but 747-8F. Now 777 is updated. Yes, seemed a bit twitchy in pitch. After about 10 long haul flights, it seems to me, its more about finesse. I was having trouble, now I am enjoying it. Seems pretty smooth. One does need to be light on the controls. Just my two cents.