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=== Autopilot ===
=== Autopilot ===
{{main article|Boeing 777#Autopilot}}
{{main article|Boeing 777#Autopilot}}
taken from [http://forum.flightgear.org/viewtopic.php?f=25&t=8338 forums].
[[File:777-300-APpanel.png|thumb|270px|777-300 Autopilot]]
[[File:777-300-APpanel.png|thumb|270px|777-300 Autopilot]]
Autopilot controls, from left to right, top to bottom:
* A/P - Autopilot engage/disengage button
* F/D - Flight director (the pink lines that show up on your attitude indicator)
* A/T ARM (L/R) - Arm/disarm autothrottle for left/right engines
* CLB CON - Continue climbing using the vertical speed the plane was at, when this setting was first engaged
* A/T - Autothrottle engage/disengage button- Activate this switch to toggle autothrottle, which works separately from the rest of the autopilot
* IAS <> MACH - Switch between IAS speed mode and Mach number speed mode (for autothrottle)
* IAS window - Set your desired IAS speed or Mach speed here (for autothrottle)
* LNAV - Tells the autopilot to follow the Route Manager settings laterally (control the heading) through a series of navigation aids and waypoints
* VNAV - Same as LNAV, except vertically (control the altitude)- not yet working, check http://wiki.flightgear.org/Implementing_VNAV_support_in_FlightGear
* FLCH - Changes FL (Flight Level, measured by hundreds of feet)
* A/P DISENGAGE - Dedicated autopilot disengage button- click twice
* HDG <> TRK - Switch between heading bug and course track
* HDG window - Set your desired heading or course track here
* Bank limits (AUTO/5/25) - Define banking limits for turning- i.e. 5 for gentle turns at cruising altitude, 25 for good maneuverability at lower speeds; auto will be fine in most cases
* HOLD - Engage/disengage heading or course hold mode; holds aircraft at current altitude
* V/S <> FPA - Switch between Vertical Speed and Flight Path Angle (degree climb/descent)
* V/S window - Set your desired Vertical Speed or Flight Path Angle
* VS/FPA - Engage/disengage Vertical Speed/Flight Path Angle hold mode
* ALTITUDE window - Set your desired altitude here
* Altitude selection setting (AUTO/1000) - Switch between automatic incrementing (AUTO) and incrementing by the thousands (1000)- this setting only helps when selecting the altitude via the knobs, this won't apply if using the Autopilot Settings dialog
* HOLD - Engage/disengage altitude hold mode
* LOC - Track NAV1 VOR, flying by the heading given by the NAV1 radial
* APP - Track an ILS glideslope, laterally and vertically- can be overriden by LOC, HDG, and ALT (i.e. you want to maintain a certain altitude until you capture the glideslope)
* A/P - Engage/disengage autopilot
* F/D - Flight director (explained above)
= Development status =
= Development status =

Revision as of 16:28, 17 May 2014

This includes the following models: 777-300, 777-300ER

Boeing 777-300
Type Airliner
Author(s) Justin Smithies, Syd Adams, Karla, Isaias Prestes, Wojciech Kaczmarski
--aircraft= 777-300, 777-300ER
Status Early production
 FDM Stars-3.png
 Systems Stars-3.png
 Cockpit Stars-3.png
 Model Stars-4.png
Download Download the Boeing 777-300 aircraft package for the current stable release (2020.3).

The Boeing 777 is a long-range, wide-body twin-engine jet airliner manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. It is the world's largest twinjet and is commonly referred to as the "Triple Seven". The stretched 777-300 (773) was designed as an A-market replacement for 747-100s and 747-200s. The -300 features a 33.3 ft (10.1 m) fuselage stretch over the baseline -200, allowing seating for up to 550 passengers in a single class high-density configuration. The 777-300ER ("ER" for Extended Range) is the B-market version of the -300. It features raked and extended wingtips, a new main landing gear, reinforced nose gear, and extra fuel tanks.


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Aircraft help

1rightarrow.png See Boeing 777#Aircraft Help for the main article about this subject.

The 3D cockpit of a 777-300

For version 2.0, an updated version is available.

Start Procedure

0. remember to
a) set the correct QNH (pressure) when below transition level
b) set the fuel to a proper level in each tank (so you dont mess with the sliders when airborne)
c) you can use ctrl+c to reveal all usable buttons and knobs

1. prepare systems
a) turn on the battery, taxi lights and panel lights if you need it (button is placed) to tle left, left from the BCN light button.
b) turn the APU knob clockwise (the knob next to the APU GEN), wait 1min for it to start-up
b1) set APU knob to the middle position
c) turn on all 4 hydraulic pumps/valves. 2 in the center are for the flaps and spoilers (both
pumps MUST be enabled), the same with the other two, they are for landing gear. the buttons are between electrical and fuel part of the panel.

2. prepare engines
a) start fuel pumps. there are 6: 2 for each tank. to enable fuel flow from a tank, you have to enable BOTH (just like with the hydraulics) pumps.
b) enable the engine starters (you can turn on both one after another, but thats not really realistic)
c) after N1 reach ~45, engine should be running on its own, self sustaining, fuel cutoff valves open automatically. eicas shows up a message that L(R) ENG STARTER is on.
d) turn on both engine generators
e), turn off APU (knob position 1) and BAT

3. jettisonning fuel
a) just press the JETTISON ARM button, its hidden behind some knob in the right part of the OH panel, go to 0. a) if you cant find it
b) monitor the fuel levels, press the button again to stop the process. (jettisonning will automatically stop when theres ~1000 gallons in each tank)
c) fuel flow is 30 gallons per second.

4. using the crossfeed (XFEED VALVE/PUMP)
a) enable FWD xfeed pump and AFTER IT enable AFT pump. if you mess this, it wont work and you will have to repeat.
b) watch the fuel indicators on the eicas as the fuel level gets equalized in both tanks, left and right.
c) fuel flow is set to 4 gallons per second.

5. using the bank limit knob
a) position 0 activates the automatic bank limiter (limit based on airspeed)
b) any other position sets a constant bank limit, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25
c) for speeds below V2+15 use 15 degree bank limit


1rightarrow.png See Boeing 777#Autopilot for the main article about this subject.

777-300 Autopilot

Development status


  • As default 777-200ER for FlightGear 2.0 and 3.0


  • Fix NAV and Strobe lights alignment.
  • FDM tweaking.
  • Make and set Cathay Pacific livery (-300) and Air France (-300ER) livery as default.
  • FlightGear 1.9.1 compatible version.

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