Re: Climb rates for airliners

From: (Robert Dorsett)
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In article <airliners.1995.1563@ohare.Chicago.COM> Bob_Crownfield <> writes:
>I think a 727 can climb at 4700 feet per minute, if I remember correctly.

Empty tanks, no galleys installed, no seats, no passengers, no cargo, right?

Typical takeoff rates for a loaded 747, L-1011, or 727 would be on the order
of 1000-1500 fpm.  I have seen 747s maintain flap settings through 10,000' in
order to maintain the 250 knot speed restriction.

Robert Dorsett                         Moderator, sci.aeronautics.simulation