cruising level


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cruising level

A level maintained during a significant portion of a flight (ICAO). The cruising level at which a flight, or a portion of a flight, is to be maintained is to be conducted in terms of (a) flight levels, for flights at or above the lowest usable flight level or, where applicable, above the transition altitude; (b) altitudes, for flights below the lowest usable flight level or, where applicable, at or below the transition altitude.
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The plane was cleared to climb to its cruising level.
This setting would keep us adequately pressurized on our way up to our planned cruising level of FL220, or so we thought.
If I am cruising level at 165 knots, I can climb by adding power, and controlling the airspeed with pitch.
2 diesel which motored along really strongly, particularly at cruising levels.