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 Maximum Angle Of Attach/Climb
 BBJII From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2005, 850 posts, RR: 4Posted Tue Apr 4 2006 15:43:01 UTC (8 years 12 months 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 2838 times:

 Anyone know the Maximum Angle of attack/climb for the Airbus A340 family. I remember hearing the 747 family ranges ftom 25 degrees on the SP to 37 degrees on 400. I looking at figures based on MTOW.   [Edited 2006-04-04 15:43:32]
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 Gkirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 25084 posts, RR: 56 Reply 1, posted Tue Apr 4 2006 15:45:35 UTC (8 years 12 months 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 2830 times:

 Quoting BBJII (Thread starter): I looking at figures based on MTOW.

B757-200 @ MTOW = 90 degrees

All joking aside, I would expect the 757-200 has the best, and Tu154 seems to climb pretty steeply also

[Edited 2006-04-04 15:49:49]

Edit: None of this is relevant because you asked about A340 family

[Edited 2006-04-04 15:50:20]

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 BBJII From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2005, 850 posts, RR: 4 Reply 2, posted Tue Apr 4 2006 15:51:03 UTC (8 years 12 months 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 2809 times:

 Quoting BBJII (Thread starter): for the Airbus A340 family.

 Quoting Gkirk (Reply 1):B757-200 @ MTOW = 90 degrees

Thanks: but I'm looking for the A340 family

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 2H4 From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 8956 posts, RR: 59 Reply 3, posted Tue Apr 4 2006 15:53:53 UTC (8 years 12 months 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 2809 times: AIRLINERS.NET CREWDATABASE EDITOR

 Maximum angle of attack is not directly related to the angle of climb. Angle of attack is an aerodynamic term, referring to the angle between the relative wind and the chord line of the airfoil. Looking at a photo of an aircraft positioned in, say, a 15 degree deck angle relative to the horizon tells you absolutely nothing about that aircraft's angle of attack. For all the viewer knows, the photo could be showing an aircraft that is completely stalled and dropping straight down. Now, I believe your original question asked what kinds of deck angles are possible during climbout in the A340 family. The only way to get a remotely accurate answer is to first specify weather conditions, weights, thrust settings, field elevation, etc. There are many variables. 2H4
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 BAtriple7 From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2005, 227 posts, RR: 0 Reply 4, posted Tue Apr 4 2006 16:22:51 UTC (8 years 12 months 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 2762 times:

 Isn't angle of climb on Airbus aircraft determined by the computer envelope, so that the potential max angle of climb is actually never, under normal circumstances, achieved?
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