Re: Climb rates for airliners

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Date:         03 Nov 95 02:51:35 
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In article <airliners.1995.1645@ohare.Chicago.COM>, <>
> The reason we stay high for as long as possible, and decend at
> idle power, is primarily fuel consumption. There are instances where it's
> not practical to do this, but it's desired whenever possible.

You mean like stating down from FL410 over Richmond when landing in the New
York Area?  The North East Plan Sux!

- Bill