Re: 767 Service Ceiling

From:         kls@ohare.Chicago.COM (Karl Swartz)
Organization: Chicago Software Works, Menlo Park, California
Date:         11 Aug 94 02:18:15 
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>Sorry to interrupt an interesting discussion... But I don't understand 
>anything: How can 300fpm be well above 500fpm? Or to put it another way: 
>What is the XXX fpm line? 

The XXX fpm line is the maximum altitude at which the aircraft can
achieve a climb rate of XXX feet per minute.  The climb rate decreases
as altitude increases, so a 300fpm peak climb rate occurs at an alti-
tude above that where a 500fpm climb can be achieved.

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