Re: Flight Levels and Speed

From:         l.a.ram@ix.netcom.com (Louis A. Ramsay)
Date:         12 Jul 1999 15:59:31 -0400
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>I knew a
>former Braniff pilot who told me that on flights between DFW and HOU
>they would get as high as possible and then start into an immediate
>descent.


     About the sdame as we used to do in a 720 between SEA and GEG
(Spokane).  We would file for FL260 or FL240 (depending on direction)
and, as soon as we got that altitude, we would request lower ro start
the approach.


     Lou.