MiG Alley

Landing Checklist

Check fuel state on gauge
Check wingman's fuel state Shift 1
Vectors to Nearest tower Shift 5, 3
Vectors to Home Tower Shift 5, 2
Wind on runway Shift 5, 4
Clear to land? Shift 5, 5
Upwind Alt 1,000 ft
Upwind Speed 250 - 300 kts
Gear down G
Flaps down F
Turn to final
Speed 140 kts
Pitch 5 deg up
Adjust throttle to control rate of Descent
On touchdown Throttle back
Flaps U F
Be ready to adjust the stick and throttle. Lowering the gear pulls the nose down and lowering the flaps pitches it up! Also the extra drag means you'll need a higher thrust setting.
About 2 miles out is a good distance to start with. Use Shift 5 and 2 to get the distance to the fielld, until you can judge it visually.
Altitude passing through 1,000 feet - About 140 knots
Watch those trees! If it were up to me I would have cut them down!
The gear struts move when the aircraft lands... but you are usually too busy to look!