maximum rate of climb

maximum rate of climb

A climb made by an aircraft at the maximum recommended power setting and at an angle to give the greatest gain in altitude in feet per minute or meters per s.
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The Vy 400 can achieve a maximum rate of climb (ROC) of 1,371m/sec, while its maximum rate of descent (ROD) is 1,219.2m/sec.
Performance metrics revealed during 13 test flights totaliing 18.7h between the first flight on 30 July and 27 August include a full-flap (36[degrees]) stall speed of 65kt (120km/h), 3,400ft/min (17.3m/s) maximum rate of climb with gear down and the ability to take off in 640m (2,100ft) and land in 730m, both over a 50ft obstacle.
On a low-and-slow approach, this means advancing that throttle and pushing the nose downward so the airplane can accelerate toward maximum rate of climb. If this doesn't return you to the desired profile in time to land under control, at least you're moving in the right direction for your go-around.
SPECIFICATIONS: 36.7-feet in length with a maximum speed of 288 mph, maximum altitude of 25,000 feet, maximum rate of climb of 1,800 feet per minute and range of 1,173 miles.

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