How to Take off in FlightGear in a Boeing 777

Three Methods:Before FlightStartupTake Off

The Boeing 777-200ER is one of the airplanes that comes with FlightGear when you download it first. It is also the most complete. Here's how to start up and take-off.

Method 1
Before Flight

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    Put the arm rests down.
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    Check that Fuel & Payload is correct.
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    On the overhead panel, make sure that the APU is running and the Left and Right Bus Cross Feeds are on.
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    Set the transponder to standby.
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    Make sure the altimeter is set to 0.

Method 2
Startup

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    Check that the left and right engines are clear.
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    Turn the parking brake on.
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    Set the thrust levers to idle (as far back as they will go).
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    Looking back up at the overhead panel, turn on the left, right and centre fuel pumps (there are two switches for each fuel pump).
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    Turn on the left and right engine cut-off switches.
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    On the overhead panel again, turn the power generator cross-feeds on and turn the APU off.

Method 3
Take Off

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    Taxi to the runway.
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    Set the flaps to 20.
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    Turn the parking brake off.
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    On the overhead panel, turn the NAV lights and strobe light on.
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    Turn the cabin lights off (CTRL+l)
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    Set transponder to TA/RA.
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    Set the speed brakes to auto and set the auto brake to RTO.
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    Set your autopilot settings.
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    Get clearance for take off.
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    Set thrust levers to 75%.
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    When above 110kts rotate.
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    When in a positive climb, retract the landing gear.
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    Climb to about 4,000 feet (1,219.2 m) then retract the flaps.

Tips

  • If you get confused, use the in game tutorials or use 'Aircraft Help' in the aircraft menu at the top of the screen.

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