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    Taxispeed error

    My System
    Prepar 3D v4.5, MA Frankfurt 2.0 Prof v1.10, PMDG 777-200LR, Saitek Pro Flight Yoke.

    Hello everybody, at the Throttel-Quadrant the speed button is on zero, nevertheless the airplane rolls with 45 knt and higher on the taxi way. I can't reduce the speed. Due to the constant braking the brakes overheat. I can't find any help.

    Other topic, which parameters and where I have to change them to improve readability.

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    Kind Regards
    Reinhold Tholen EDDK

    Reinhold, the minimum airspeed displayed in 45 kts. That is it's bottom scale. Use the GS value on the ND for ground movement.

    Not sure why your displays are so fuzzy. I'm not sure I'd even know how to do that if I wanted to. Do you have the correct display resolution and wide aspect ratio selected?
    Dan Downs KCRP


      Hi Reinhold,

      This is quite normal - the real aircraft will accelerate with idle thrust.

      The important thing is to not ride the brakes -- allow the speed to build up to no more than 30 kt and then apply a single, smooth brake application to reduce the speed down to about 10 kt -- then release the brakes entirely and allow the speed to build again before repeating. If you 'ride' the brakes by applying continuous light pressure then as you have discovered you will quickly overheat them.
      Simon Kelsey


        Hi Reinhold.
        Are you sure your N1 indication is at idle? Just thinking maybe your throttles are giving a slight input...
        I have never had this issue, I always had to give some thrust to keep rolling.
        Or did you have a very light loaded aircraft?
        Regards, Orjan Polman.


          Hi Orjan!
          Can you tell me what joystick you got?
          With my Extreme 3D Pro I can't control the taxi speed.

          Kind Regards
          Kind Regards
          Reinhold Tholen EDDK


            Push "F2" several times and see if that helps with the taxi speed.
            Bode Bridges

            Beta Tester XM-22/26 TOW


              I have the Saitek yoke and throttlequadrant.
              It's old and the throttle spikes quite a bit but it's manageable.

              Are you sure your joystick is calibrated correctly? Check the N1 reading on the EICAS when you taxi, to make sure it's actually on idle.

              I'm looking forward to the Honeycomb throttle to be released
              Already preordered their yoke.
              Regards, Orjan Polman.


                Originally posted by Bluestar View Post
                Push "F2" several times and see if that helps with the taxi speed.
                STEFAN ĐORĐEVIĆ


                  Did calibrate your throttle?

                  Anthony Miller