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Hi Caleb, I have found the exact same issue with crosswind landings and is extremely frustrating but I think I found a solution which i'll explain. I find the flight physics very accurate once airborne, but as soon as you touch down that's when i start having issues with control. Like yourself, I'm also a pilot (not commercial but private) so I know what an aeroplane should feel like... and its not that! It's so inaccurate its almost silly. I actually spoke to one of the developers at X-Plane and he insisted that the model was correct and that it must be my hardware. I disagreed at the time as all you have to do is type into Google "crosswind issues x-plane" and loads of people have the same problem.
I found that editing the control curves has vastly improved the ground handling. I noticed that the controls are way too sensitive to the point when I was applying the brake slightly i could hear the tyres screeching. Im using the Saitek rudder pedals and flight yoke and works really well with that hardware. I'll take a screenshot and send you the profiles i created, but these can be further tweaked. I started by looking at the controls in the aircraft and creating a mental image of what the position should look like vs the input i was inputing on the yoke and rudder pedals and then adjusted the control curves accordingly. I can now fly with crosswinds in excess of 10Kts! that was not possible before i changed the control curves.
The Yaw axis works for me but you could refine this curve further. Just like when you're flying a real aircraft, match up visually what the controls should be doing vs your joystick inputs. I've only adjusted the rudder and yaw axis as i was only having control issues on the ground. You have to remember that most of the poverty spec hardware (that's what I'm using anyway) is way too easy to move compared with a real aircraft. For example, before adjusting the curves, i was almost able to do a 180 turn just using a 10th of the runway width when backtracking. It normally takes me at least half the width of the runway to do a 180 in the Piper Arrow i fly! So just try comparing the turn radius with the jet you fly when at full scale rudder deflection and adjust accordingly.... if that makes sense.
Left toe brake adjustment, also do the same for the right toe brake
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