1. For effective deceleration, especially during descent, extend the speed brakes and decelerate to 185 knots IAS (gear and flaps-down limit speed).

2. At IAS below 185 knots, extend the landing gear and flaps. Check locking of landing gear by watching the position indicators.

3. Hold IAS at approximately 140 knots after gear and flaps are lowered.

4. Continuously monitor the glideslope angle (by verifying the touch-down point near the runway threshold) and approach direction.

5. When close to touch-down, gradually decrease the sink rate until the aircraft is flying level at approximately 3-5 feet above the runway and decelerating. Decrease rpm by setting the throttle to IDLE.

6. As the aircraft continues to descend, pull slowly back on the control stick to achieve a landing on the two main wheels at approximately 115 knots IAS.

7. During the first part of the landing roll, keep the nose wheel up for airbraking.

8. After the nose wheel touches down, start braking with the main wheels (amount of braking needed is dependant on the length of remaining runway).

9. After the aircraft has turned off the runway, retract flaps and speed brakes.


Back to checklist selection
  • Developed by
  • Santus