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Flying at high altitudes (>FL350)

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plopezm Trainee

Can anyone tell me why it is virtually impossible to fly above FL350 in FS2002/2004? I know a real 747 can cruise at FL410, however, in the simulator engines lose thrust and the airplane stalls (any, not just the 747) as one tries to rise above FL350. Is there a way to fix this without turning the aircraft into a "rocket" at low altitudes?[/img]

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Flyaway Site Admin

Well, I can suggest that when you are those altitudes, you use a much lower rate of climb - something like 100-200 fpm in a 747 once you have passed the 35,000 mark. That should get you up there.

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Cheeks Chief Captain


Last edited by Cheeks on Mon Jul 16, 2007 12:47 am, edited 1 time in total
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Welshflyer Chief Captain

Cheeks wrote:

Or u can cruise at that altitude and when u gained enough speed, climb to the altitude u want Cheers!

cheeks, you are responding to a question here that was posted 4 years ago Shocked !

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bawls327 Chief Captain

holy smokes thats a long time ago.

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VegasFlyer Chief Captain

bawls327 wrote:

holy smokes thats a long time ago.

That post was made a month after the forums opened. That's an old timer!

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Cheeks Chief Captain

shite i didn't notice! Embarassed

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