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 SWAFA27 From United States of America, joined Dec 2006, 49 posts, RR: 1Posted Thu Mar 15 2007 05:02:50 UTC (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 3455 times:

 What kind of angle and/or climb rate do you think this 757 is at? View Large View Medium Photo © Jonathan Rankin[Edited 2007-03-15 05:23:33]
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 San747 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 4995 posts, RR: 12 Reply 1, posted Thu Mar 15 2007 05:04:09 UTC (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 3448 times:

 If that shot is level, looks about 25-35 degrees (judging by eyesight alone)... Either way... WOW!
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 Kearney From Canada, joined Nov 2006, 140 posts, RR: 0 Reply 2, posted Thu Mar 15 2007 05:14:51 UTC (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 3412 times:

 Id say 45 degrees, if its level.
 AirplaneFan From United States of America, joined Nov 2006, 241 posts, RR: 0 Reply 3, posted Thu Mar 15 2007 05:38:25 UTC (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 3374 times:

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 SWAFA27 From United States of America, joined Dec 2006, 49 posts, RR: 1 Reply 4, posted Thu Mar 15 2007 06:11:28 UTC (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 3335 times:

 Quoting San747 (Reply 1):If that shot is level, looks about 25-35 degrees (judging by eyesight alone)... Either way... WOW!

 Quoting Kearney (Reply 2):Id say 45 degrees, if its level.

Whats the standard angle for takeoff?

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 AirplaneFan From United States of America, joined Nov 2006, 241 posts, RR: 0 Reply 5, posted Thu Mar 15 2007 06:30:31 UTC (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 3309 times:

 Quoting SWAFA27 (Reply 4):Whats the standard angle for takeoff?

I think it is 5°-20° depending on the weight of the airplane, though I may be wrong.

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 San747 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 4995 posts, RR: 12 Reply 6, posted Thu Mar 15 2007 06:30:46 UTC (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 3309 times:

 Quoting SWAFA27 (Reply 4):Whats the standard angle for takeoff?

Usually around 15 degrees.

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 GQfluffy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Reply 7, posted Thu Mar 15 2007 07:25:41 UTC (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 3262 times:

 Quoting SWAFA27 (Reply 4):Whats the standard angle for takeoff?

Used to be whatever angle didn't spill the coffee on the first class passengers...

 LAXspotter From India, joined Jan 2007, 3650 posts, RR: 4 Reply 8, posted Thu Mar 15 2007 07:41:41 UTC (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 3240 times:

 Quoting San747 (Reply 6):Usually around 15 degrees

Yep, Takeoff in a 737 means that you cannot put nose pitch higher than 10 Degreees or it going to be tailstrike, after positive climb, angle is increased to about 15 degrees.

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 JetJeanes From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 1441 posts, RR: 1 Reply 9, posted Thu Mar 15 2007 08:36:52 UTC (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 3186 times:

 Its and empty military plane.. they probably didnt give a hoot about coffee
 i can see for 80 miles
 Gr8Circle From Canada, joined Dec 2005, 3148 posts, RR: 4 Reply 10, posted Thu Mar 15 2007 15:45:14 UTC (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 3035 times:

 Quoting GQfluffy (Reply 7):Used to be whatever angle didn't spill the coffee on the first class passengers...

You're not supposed to be drinking coffee during T/O...irrespective of class....

 Alfa75 From United States of America, joined May 2005, 616 posts, RR: 0 Reply 11, posted Thu Mar 15 2007 18:27:24 UTC (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 2944 times:

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 SOBHI51 From Saudi Arabia, joined Jun 2003, 4082 posts, RR: 23 Reply 12, posted Thu Mar 15 2007 18:38:13 UTC (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 2914 times:

 Quoting Kearney (Reply 2):Id say 45 degrees, if its level.

At that angle the plane will stall.

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 Timboflier215 From United Kingdom, joined May 2005, 1346 posts, RR: 1 Reply 13, posted Thu Mar 15 2007 20:49:39 UTC (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 2850 times:

 It's pretty impossible to tell for certain without being able to see the ground to measure the angle/ check that the photographer is holding the camera level. I'm sure it's pretty damned steep though!
 MDorBust From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Reply 14, posted Thu Mar 15 2007 21:44:02 UTC (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 2782 times:

 Quoting SOBHI51 (Reply 12):At that angle the plane will stall.

If you hold the angle long enough, yes.

If you assume that angle to only for a few seconds, no.

There's a video floating around of a military 757-200 doing a mighty impressive zoom climb after a high speed pass.

 Max777geek From Italy, joined Mar 2007, 538 posts, RR: 0 Reply 15, posted Thu Mar 15 2007 21:54:11 UTC (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 2751 times:

 Quoting SWAFA27 (Thread starter):What kind of angle

Oh, the famous "tilted camera" angle, indeed. It can be 179 degrees and the plane does not stall.

 SWAFA27 From United States of America, joined Dec 2006, 49 posts, RR: 1 Reply 16, posted Fri Mar 16 2007 01:12:53 UTC (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 2649 times:

 BTW found this great clip of the same kind of 757
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 Tristarfreak From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 125 posts, RR: 0 Reply 17, posted Fri Mar 16 2007 01:16:07 UTC (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 2646 times:

 the camera might be at an angle but id still say that is toooo much of a angle for that type of plane
 Elcableguy77 From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 523 posts, RR: 4 Reply 18, posted Fri Mar 16 2007 01:19:59 UTC (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 2635 times:

Holy cow! What a climb angle!

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