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Ok, I'm puzzled, everything was working fine on all my approaches and now a new problem. My aircraft is all setup for an ILS at LFPG on 27R, I capture the localizer and all is fine, I capture the ILS gear down full flaps we start bleeding altitude and everything looks good until I suddenly lose my approach speed and come close to a stall until I intervene. This also happen to me at the ILS10 at Dublin. At first I was thinking that maybe it was only my PMDG 737 but it applies also to my Wilco 737. Why the sudden loss of speed? Has anyone experienced this? This took place yesterday and the only difference on my machine is going from 3.9.0.7 to 3.9.1.1. Not passing blame here but is there something I'm missing?

Oops, sorry Peter, forgot to mention FS9 on a Vista machine, radar contact, activesky 6.5.

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Ok, I'm puzzled, everything was working fine on all my approaches and now a new problem. My aircraft is all setup for an ILS at LFPG on 27R, I capture the localizer and all is fine, I capture the ILS gear down full flaps we start bleeding altitude and everything looks good until I suddenly lose my approach speed and come close to a stall until I intervene. This also happen to me at the ILS10 at Dublin. At first I was thinking that maybe it was only my PMDG 737 but it applies also to my Wilco 737. Why the sudden loss of speed?

Don't you control the throttle on approach? And full flaps will slow you down -- you don't normally set landing flaps till you pass the outer marker (or 4-5nm). you'll be capturing the ILS a lot further out than that, surely? Gear down between 10 and 5nm out, unless you need it earlier to help reduce speed. Check also that your spoilers/speed brakes aren't deployed. They should be armed not up.

Regards

Pete

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Ok, I basically follow these rules give or take, I've performed 1000's of flights and this is a first. As for controlling the throtle by hand, no I don't until I reach DH and I'm not so sure they do in the real world either, but different companies have varying SOP. I set VREF or VAPP as suggested by the FMC and tutorials and have always been successful with my landings. What I will do since they are fairly short flights ie. Frankfurt/Dublin and Frankfurt/Paris is repeat them and throw in an airbus in the mix and see. What is strange is that I had just completed a long flight Doha/Frankfurt with the PSS330-200 and the landing was picture perfect(don't mean to toot my horn nere:))

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Ok, I basically follow these rules give or take, I've performed 1000's of flights and this is a first. As for controlling the throtle by hand, no I don't until I reach DH and I'm not so sure they do in the real world either, but different companies have varying SOP. I set VREF or VAPP as suggested by the FMC and tutorials and have always been successful with my landings. What I will do since they are fairly short flights ie. Frankfurt/Dublin and Frankfurt/Paris is repeat them and throw in an airbus in the mix and see. What is strange is that I had just completed a long flight Doha/Frankfurt with the PSS330-200 and the landing was picture perfect(don't mean to toot my horn nere:))

Okay, Sorry, then, I don't know what else to advise. Have you cross-checked with the default airliners? Might it have been wind shear or a sudden change in pressure or temperature?

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Pete

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