cruise climb

cruise climb

i. A method of flying for the maximum range for aircraft with gas turbine engines, in which an aircraft gains height with a decrease in the aircraft gross weight. This is mainly the result of consumption of fuel. This method results in maximum range.
ii. An air speed or attitude that provides piston aircraft with better engine cooling, crew visibility, passenger comfort, and speed while climbing.
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So Vy to 2700 and then a cruise climb following to make some distance over the ground would make sense.
After passing through 400 agl and as soon as workload permits, transition to normal cruise climb and verify your actions with your airplane's cruise climb checklist.
When passing 600 feet, which is the magic altitude should you need to deploy the CAPS whole-airplane parachute, establish a cruise climb by pitching for 125 to 130 knots and you'll keep the CHTs below 400 degrees.
In one scene Cruise is handed a gadget by Simon Pegg, who explains they are testing a glove that can help Cruise climb buildings.
The 175-tonne 767-27C is powered by two General Electric CF6-80C turbofans, giving a cruise climb from 34,000 to 550 km.
We started a cruise climb to 31,000 feet checking the winds as we went along.
A common by-the-numbers technique is to fly approaches at the airplane's cruise climb speed.
Don't worry about extraneous details until you are trimmed in cruise climb and well away from the airport.
The first profile is cruise climb and starts after you're clear of obstacles and have tidied up the flaps and gear.