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XyZspineZyX
08-29-2003, 02:16 AM
My plane always climbs and I have to push the joystick forward just maintain level flight. Is this normal, or am I having a hardware problem? This is most annoying.

tia - dxq

XyZspineZyX
08-29-2003, 02:16 AM
My plane always climbs and I have to push the joystick forward just maintain level flight. Is this normal, or am I having a hardware problem? This is most annoying.

tia - dxq

XyZspineZyX
08-29-2003, 02:18 AM
Depends on speed, u could check the Stablizer or trim ur stick

XyZspineZyX
08-29-2003, 02:22 AM
use elevator trim

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XyZspineZyX
08-29-2003, 04:31 AM
Planes tend to produce lift, it's a nasty habit and forces you to push the nose down or climb.

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XyZspineZyX
08-29-2003, 05:09 AM
I use the Ctrl+Up Arrow to trim the elavators. I wait until I reach flight altitude before I try to trim. If the a/c continually dives, I use the Ctrl+Down Arrow to trim the nose up. In each case, hold the buttons down until you reach the desired trim. Ailerons work the same with the Ctrl button and the Left & Right buttons. Seems to work better on some a/c's than others. Hope that helps. Stiker-26

XyZspineZyX
08-29-2003, 05:12 AM
It works better in some AC becuase some don't have trim on anything, and some only have it on one or two things.

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XyZspineZyX
08-29-2003, 08:06 AM
you have to remember, the faster you go, the more lift your wings produce. so, the nose will pitch up at higher speeds and down at lower speeds. to counter this, use the elevator trim(crt up/down). when you reach alt, keep the plane level at a given speed and trim up or down untill you dont have to even touch the stick. i dont even really worry about trim in combat for obvious reasons. your changing speed and alt and twisting and turning that it is piontless to trim for level flight. i WILL however do many "rough trims", just to make it easier to keep my guns on target.

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XyZspineZyX
08-29-2003, 10:46 AM
dxq wrote:
- My plane always climbs and I have to push the
- joystick forward just maintain level flight. Is
- this normal, or am I having a hardware problem?
- This is most annoying.

Put the autopilot and have a coffe! /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif
Otherwise, trim down the elevators.

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XyZspineZyX
08-29-2003, 11:13 AM
Good to finally know Shifty101. Thanks!
Shifty101 wrote:
- It works better in some AC becuase some don't have
- trim on anything, and some only have it on one or
- two things.
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- src="http://www.geocities.com/agrill101/Sig.jpg.txt"