Re: Concorde's Engines

Date:         04 Jun 99 00:59:08 
From:         gfoley@gcfn.org (Gerard Foley)
Organization: The Greater Columbus FreeNet
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Christian.Schulz (Christian.Schulz@alcatel.de) wrote:
: Another interesting flight aspect was the airplane's constant gain of
: altitude during the whole flight, due to the fuel consumption and better
: efficiency at higher altitudes. This is unique because "normal"
: airliners are required to maintain a constant flight level.

Subsonic transcontinental aircarft prefer to use higher altitude as the
weight diminishes if ATC will permit it.

--
Gerry